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Young children, the outdoors and nature
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3 Support to develop your pedagogy and care outdoors

In this section, you will be able to find out about different resources there are to support you as you develop your practice. First, listen to Sacha Powell explaining what support is available from the Froebel Trust.

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The website mentioned by Sacha in the video is the Froebel Trust website [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

If you would like to further develop your knowledge and understanding, you could engage with some of the following further reading resources.

The Froebel Trust website:

Here you will find a considerable number of excellent resources, including illustrated pamphlets to share with parents or colleagues, recording of free webinars and research reports.

Early Childhood Outdoors:

Early Childhood Outdoors is an organisation run by Jan White who you have watched in several videos in this session. You may like to find out more about Jan’s work and in particular follow her blog which is full of useful information.

If you are interested in reading any of the reports that informed this piece of work then the following can be downloaded for free:

You may also be interested to watch Nicola Kemp and Joanne Josephidou talking about the findings from their research in this Froebel webinar: ‘Where are the babies? Exploring outdoor provision for children from birth to two.’