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OCT

Outdoor learning has always been a focus at Kirknewton Primary. As the weather turns colder we will continue to go outside for various lessons. Below is a useful guide for parents and carers on the appropriate clothing for different weathers ... Continue reading →

27
MAY

Two sisters from P4 and P1 managed some fantastic learning during OUTDOOR Classroom day. They worked out how many times they would have to climb their steps to have climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest.It takes 58070 steps to climb ... Continue reading →

22
MAY

Friday Free writing. Write a story inspired by woods and trees. Woodland Trust. If your kids love writing, then get those creative juices flowing with a story challenge. Kick things off by giving them the first sentence and encouraging them ... Continue reading →

21
MAY

Source: learning through landscapes Mud. Designate an area of the garden as a mud kitchen and get stuck in playfully investigating mud using the tips and ideas from this resource. Stuck indoors, then adapt to spirit of the mud kitchen ... Continue reading →

20
MAY

Mindfulness. Thanks to learning for landscapes for their resources. Cloud Gazing Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a giant marshmallow monster eating a bowlful of squirty cream! Lie down and look from a window or outdoors ... Continue reading →

19
MAY

-sustainable-home-learning-and-play-for-parents- Thanks to Learning through landscapes. Sustainable Home Learning and Play These activities are all about going to a safe outdoors space such as a garden or local park with your children. If this is not possible every activity ... Continue reading →

18
MAY

Hello everyone. This week we would have been having Outdoor classroom day. All the classes would have tried to have as much learning outside as they could manage. You can still do this. I have seen some lovely outdoor learning ... Continue reading →

07
MAY

In spring, nature starts to wake up from its long winter sleep. Trees burst into leaf, flowers cover the ground and animals emerge. There's so much to see, can you find... new green leaves scented blossom springy moss sticky ... Continue reading →

22
APR

Some great ideas from the LOVE OUTDOOR LEARNING LTD company. They have kindly given us some great free outdoor ideas to share. Just follow the link. https://sowl.co/biufrD