Working in a fully outdoor nursery is truly a job like no other. We often talk about the benefits to children (and rightly so!) But what you may not realise is that many of these benefits also apply to practitioners and those working in our environments. Time in nature Proven to reduce stress and anxiety… Continue reading Working in an outdoor nursery – what are the benefits to our teams?
Outdoor learning grows in Scotland Why kids need to spend time in nature Journal on the importance of place based education Health benefits of time spent outdoors Benefits of self directed learning Building resilience in children Play with limited toys Outdoor Learning Optimizes Children's Well-Being The New Science of the Creative Brain on Nature Physical… Continue reading Recommended Reading
Is anyone still out there?! We’ve been a bit absent from this blog haven’t we?! We are back with a doozy of a post though from our very own Cameron Sprague, team leader extraordinarie at Fort William, all about Sobel’s design Principles - this week principles 1&2. “The team for a while have been thinking… Continue reading Guest post! Cameron Sprague
Nursery world article on den building at Stramash Elgin
Stramash was recently featured as a case study in Nursery World Magazine talking about the importance of non verbal communication. "What we say to children in their formative years can influence their thoughts and feelings about themselves, but our behaviour towards them, each other and the world in general has even more of an impact,… Continue reading Nursery world – Non verbal communication