The Garden Classroom

Transform your science and math, reading and writing, imaginative play, and arts and crafts all through garden-based activities. The Garden Classroom offers a whole year of outdoors play and learning ideas, however big or small your outdoor space – and comes with a lovely, free gift.

The Garden Classroom :: hands-on garden activities for kids including math, science, literacy and art

Welcome to The Garden Classroom

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Nature walk ideas :: Simple Play

Welcome to day nine of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, where today we’re sharing nature walk ideas. Read on for ideas for observing the seasons and using your walk as a springboard into art, craft and sensory play. Great ideas for nature walk activities | NurtureStore :: inspiration for kids

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Treasure hunt for kids :: with free printables

Join us for some active play today, as we head off on a treasure hunt, using these free, adaptable, printables.

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Literacy outside :: great tips for summer learning

After our garden audit we’re gearing up to make more use of our outdoor space now the summer is on the way. Here are five quick and easy ideas we’re using to take our literacy outside.

Great ideas for taking reading and writing outdoors for some fun summer learning.

 

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Rose petal sensory play tub

One of my girls is so romantic, and this rose petal sensory play tub was made just for her. It smells wonderful and gives children a new natural material to explore – and it’s lovely for imaginary play.A lovely rose petal sensory tub - great for wedding-themes and summery imaginary play

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