Supported by Waltham Forest

*Literacy, Numeracy and Problem Solving Outdoors for the EYFS for Childminders*

Date:

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:00 - 15:00

Venue:

Suntrap Forest Education Centre, Church Road, High Beach, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4AJ

Provider:

Early Years Teaching and Learning Support

Outline:

A range of practical activities to enable Childminders to develop their outdoor play provision, linking to areas of learning and development in the statutory framework.

Description:

What will the course cover?

  • using different outdoor environments as a context for developing thinking skills.
  • the use of natural materials to enhance outdoor learning.
  • developing imagination and creativity.
  • active problem solving.
  • the benefits of and need for risk taking.

Outcome:

What are the planned outcomes for the delegate?

  • To broaden and deepen understanding of effective outdoor learning experiences for children.
  • To help participants make the most of their local area as a place for learning.
  • To demonstrate a range of all-weather activities which can be easily set up using low cost, scrap or natural materials that enable open-ended play outdoors.

The presentation used for this training course is available to download from this page if you are logged-in on The Hub or WF Online.

Booking information:

For more details and information on the session, please contact Kerry Rolison at kerry.rolison@walthamforest.gov.uk or phone 020 8508 0611 or Elisha Brett at elisha.brett@walthamforest.gov.uk or phone 07773 046322. For general booking queries and information, please contact Howard Gladwin at howard.gladwin@walthamforest.gov.uk or phone 020 8496 5126.

Audience:

Priority will be given to Childminders, however, Early Years Practitioners from Schools and PVIs are also welcome to apply

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