The New Approach to

Outdoor Learning Training & Resources 💦 

No bank details needed no questions asked!

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.”

Inspirer of the Outdoors- John Muir


We provide curriculum-linked outdoor learning training and resources specifically for Schools, Nurseries & Pre-Schools

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 Become a Muddy Puddle Teacher ®🍃

Teachers | TA’s | LSA’s | Early Years Educators

Complete our formal training route, we have one route because it works!

Primary Schools | Pre-Schools | International Schools |Special Needs Schools | Nurseries 

Simply work through the levels we have a 100% success rate.

Some of our Schools are 3 years in now and blissfully still teaching outside!


Stage1-4 Muddy Puddle Teacher ® Status

Outdoor Learning Training Programme to Success

CPD Accredited | IOL Member | TrademarkedDiscover more

Face to Face Options | Whole School Training | Individual Training


Stage 5 – Muddy Puddle Teacher® Coordinators Course

Leading with Whole School Training and Development

CPD Accredited | IOL Member | TrademarkedDiscover more

Face to Face Options | Whole School Training | Individual Training


Stage 6 – Muddy Puddle Teacher® School Accreditation of Excellence Award

Whole School Award of Outdoor Excellence

Crest of Approval | Excellence Award in Outdoor Learning | TrademarkedDiscover more

Face to Face Options | Whole School Training | Individual Training


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Stubbin Wood SEND School

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This fantastic school chose to have our award-winning trainer and owner Sarah Seaman in for an INSET day training the whole school.

Another 40 Muddy Puddle Trained Teachers in the World!

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Westfield Primary School


Warrington – Completed January 2022 – York

This incredible team chose a Whole School Gold Account and did their training online over a year!

Another 30 Muddy Puddle Teachers out there!

Best Pre-School International

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Romania – Accredited May 2022

Headteacher Sarah has been a pleasure to work with and she & her teacher’s commitments have been outstanding and inspiring to work with. 

Another 15 Muddy Puddle Early Years educators out there in Romania! Well done! 

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Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy DfE 🍃

In April 2022 the Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy was released by the DfE outlining the requirements and steps schools now need to be making towards educating and using more sustainable methods


Curriculum-linked Outdoor Learning Training & Resources🌳

Ben Faulks, author, actor and co-creator of CBeebies Mr Bloom

mr bloom cbeebies‘ The Muddy Puddle Teacher is a FANTASTIC RESOURCE for anyone who’s looking to engage with the NATURAL WOLRD’

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Kathy Brodie, presenter, Early Years TV

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A fantastic addition…whether you’re a fully committed Muddy Puddle Teacher or if you’re only just dipping your toe in the water’

Early Years TV

Jess Gosling, International Teacher & Author

‘ I found it very, ver useful…we don’t have much space and I loved how you use what’s in the environment’

Buy Jess’s Book


Resources and CPD Accredited Courses


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Your trainer is Award-winning teacher Sarah Seaman

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Your trainer is on the BBC each week


  • Sarah features weekly on BBC Radio Sheffield every Saturday 12:15 with the lovely Becky Measures

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Sarah Next Events

  • Childcare Expo Bradford 17th June 2022. Tickets are free, BUY HERE
  • Education Festival 7th July 2022 Buy Tickets here 


We have done all the work for you 🌿

Enrol onto our courses

Go for a Gold Account and enrol onto our courses to gain confidence and to become an official Muddy Puddle Teacher! From official outdoor learning training to Science outdoor lead and our new eco awards.  You name it we will help you take it outdoors.

Use our 600 + lesson plans & resources

Let us save you time! Pick up a device, go outside and teach. You can browse and download all Muddy outdoor learning resources and Outdoor eBooks right on your phone or iPad

Use our Schemes of Work

Teach whole units using our Outdoor Schemes of Work to confidently take full units outdoors with nature. We are all teachers here too and we want to make life easier for you.  So let us!


£49.99 per yearly

  • 24/7 Teacher Support
  • Muddy Resources (Ages 0-11)
  • E-books
  • Special Need Resources
  • Muddy Puddle Teacher Training ®

    Training, Planning & Assessment Materials

  • Certified Courses
  • Allocated Teacher Support


£199.99 Per Year

  • 24/7 Teacher Support
  • Official Muddy Puddle Teacher Training ®
  • Muddy Resources (Ages 0-11)
  • Special Needs Resources
  • E-books
  • Training, Planning & Assessment Materials
  • Certified Courses
  • Allocated Teacher Support

Whole Schools

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  • 24/7 Teacher Support
  • Online Training
  • Face to Face Options
  • Twilight Sessions
  • INSET Days
  • Options for International Schools
  • Cater for all budgets
  • Just ask!

Come along to one of our Muddy Events and see us in action 🐞 

Meet Sarah in person and attend some of our events/conferences and book signings all around the UK🍀

Schools & Nurseries you can also book Sarah in for Outdoor Learning INSET days and Twilights please get in touch to know prices and how we can tailor packages to your needs. 

Muddy Maths Boot Camp Workshop

  • 14th June 2022- Muddy Maths Boot Camp (Early Years) – Matlock Derbyshire – Matlock Farm Park 10 am-12 pm


Muddy Fine and Gross Motor Workshop

  • 17th June 2022 -Muddy Fine and Gross Motor Skills Workshop (Early Years) – Bradford – FREE EVENT



Early Years Buy the Book ?

 ‘A fantastic addition to every bookshelf’ – Kathy Brodie, Host and founder of Early Years TV, @kathybrodie

The Muddy Puddle Teacher gives you everything you need to create an engaging, active and inclusive outdoor curriculum for your Early Years setting.

Based on the well-loved Muddy Puddle Teacher Approach and following the Three Muddy M’s – mother nature, mental health and getting more kids moving – this handbook is jam-packed with simple outdoor activities for every season. There are step-by-step instructions and full-colour photographs to demonstrate the activities. Whether you’re a forest school enthusiast or just getting started in taking your teaching outside, there are plenty of inspiring ideas to benefit children and save you hours of preparation time.

Buy the Book 

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If you are going to be anything be any type of teacher be a lovely Muddy one! 🌿



The Muddy Puddle Teacher Approach was created in 2018 by Teacher Sarah Seaman. Our incredible outdoor learning methods use only natural and upcycled resources while linking to all areas of the EYFS and NC.

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Address: The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd ® 5 Rose Hill Avenue, Sheffield. S20 5PP

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