The learner will gain an appreciation of the outdoor environment and the opportunities it oers for healthy development
The learner will know how to encourage children and young people to develop their imaginative play outdoors
The learner will be able to review their current outdoor play provision and identify improvements
Advantages of this course:
It is often reported that children nowadays are spending less time outside than ever before, this course will help practitioners to encourage children and young people to spend more time playing and exploring in a natural environment The benefits and necessity of outdoor play will be outlined to learners, and they will feel confident in passing this on to children, young people, and their families A number of outdoor activities will be suggested to learners, along with advice for balancing risk and opportunity when planning activities Websites and video resources looking at outdoor play are included in this lesson
Additional activities encourage the learner to reflect on the learning There is also suggested extra reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge
Our CPD short courses are written by occupationally competent professionals and each lesson combines filmed tutorials, reading activities, quizzes and good practice examples for an engaging learning experience.
Many of our courses are endorsed learning programmes (ELPs) by awarding body, CACHE