It’s official: muddy kids learn best

07 Nov 2017
Posted By: SG   |   Source: The Guardian   |   URL:


Outdoor learning appears to be breaking into mainstream education for nursery and primary school children, and at the 2017 Nursery World Awards an outdoor nursery and forest school – Dandelion Education – was named as England’s best nursery. In fact, all 5 shortlisted nurseries operated outdoors. Parent and Guardian columnist Patrick Barkham couldn’t be more delighted, having seen first hand the benefits to his 4 year-old son.

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