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Learning opportunities: Outdoors and growing things

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By Alistair Bryce-Clegg and Bridie Raban

Planting a seed and watching it grow can be a truly magical experience for young children. The more opportunities children get to work and play outdoors the more opportunities they will have to learn. This book provides a store of practical ideas focusing on gardening and growing, enabling educators to plan ahead with confidence.

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Planting a seed and watching it grow can be a truly magical experience for young children. It can give them a real sense of awe and wonder—as well as developing the skills of nurture and patience. There is no better way to learn anything than through your own first-hand experience. You cannot teach someone how mud feels when you squelch it between your fingers, how it feels to have ice-cold rain trickle down the back of your coat or how the air smells different as the seasons change. These things have to be experienced first-hand and the more opportunities children get to work and play outdoors the more opportunities they will have to learn.

This book provides a store of practical ideas focusing on gardening and growing, enabling educators to plan ahead with confidence.

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Weight 0.12 kg
Dimensions 29.2 x 20.5 x 0.4 cm
Pages

36