The easiest first step to taking pupils outdoors is in your own school grounds. Across the UK more than half of all outdoor learning takes place within school grounds.
Curricular Map - School Grounds
Curricular maps showing Experiences and Outcomes related to School Grounds.
Resources From Other Organisations
Build a functioning greenhouse from plastic bottles with instructions from RHS Campaign for School Gardening
Practical ideas about learning and playing outdoors including blogs, lessons and grant information. Written by Juliet Robertson, author of Messy Maths and Dirty Teaching: A Beginner's Guide to Learning Outdoors.
A training resource created to demonstrate how free play in schools can support children’s learning.
Browse hundreds of lesson ideas for outdoor learning across all stages linked to CfE
Resources on mathematical thinking and learning outdoors packed with curriculum-linked activities.
An annual celebration of school grounds around the world in May.
An ideal starting place for schools looking to develop projects and funding bids.
A tool to look at outdoor learning at your school across age groups and curricular themes.
Loads of resources to enhance lessons outdoors. Includes games, crafts, cooking, creative writing and citizen science.
Activities focusing on gardening with children from The Caley.
Do something wild every day throughout June: 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness.
Resources for primary teachers full of ideas for outdoor learning aligned to CfE