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Young children, the outdoors and nature
Young children, the outdoors and nature

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1 Principles

Start to reflect on what you consider the principles of effective outdoor provision for young children to be. Imagine you have been asked what the perfect outdoor space for babies and toddlers might be. What would it look like? Now think about the actual outdoor space that you have access to. What are your first thoughts on what principles you would keep in mind when developing this space? How did the audit of your outdoor experiences that you completed in Session 4 help you to think about how you might want to develop your provision?

In the following sections you will be thinking about some of the principles for effective outdoor provision for under twos.