What Is Nature Based Learning – Tips To Get Started

What is nature based learning?  Nature based learning is a form of learning and development via the immersion in nature, which also has underlying conservation values as well.  It develops a life long connection to the natural world for the children, and puts nature at the centre of their learning.  I will go into the benefits of nature based learning …

Ronneby Naturum – A Nature Based Learning Haven

Ronneby Naturum is set inside Ronneby Brunnspark – a huge outdoor nature area, with many walks, woods, play parks, ponds, and a swimming pool.  The nature centre itself literally took our breath away.  It is filled with fantastic exhibitions for both young and old, but what grabbed our attention and made it so great for the trio, was that it …

Mini Pond Installation-An Easy Guide to Make a Fun Pond.

Reading a link-up post on another blog ( http://www.acornstem.co.uk ), I discovered there was an easy way to add pond life to our garden.  We could make a mini pond.  My trio love pond dipping, and AcornSTEM’s post was fantastic with its step by step guide.  It was a real incentive to try and do this myself.  I researched it a little more …

Bird Maths and Writing Practice

The mini men have been using bird maths and writing themed ideas for their learning this week.  There are lots more ideas out there (check out my Pinterest board  https://uk.pinterest.com/mammasschool/nature-curriculum-birds/ for more ideas as well as craft ones too!).  Both boys have a limited attention span for more traditional types of learning exercises, so we choose 3 or 4 and don’t do …