Supported by Waltham Forest

*Problem Solving Outdoors for the EYFS for PVIs/Schools*


Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:00 - 15:00


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


Early Years Teaching and Learning Support


Using different outdoor environments as a context for developing thinking skills, imagination and creativity


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.


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 or phone 020 8508 0611 or Elisha Brett at or phone 07773 046322. For general booking queries and information, please contact Howard Gladwin at or phone 020 8496 5126.


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