6 ways to take your learning outside

6 ways to take your learning outside

6 ways to take your learning outside   Outdoor learning has never been so needed!  With increased referrals for children with SEMH and with the new 2022 Ofsted framework gaining an area of focus on personal development. Educators are searching for teaching...

Top 3 Tips When Teaching Abroad By Teacher Jess Gosling

Top 3 Tips When Teaching Abroad By Teacher Jess Gosling

Three tips when considering international teaching: 1. Reflect deeply on whether you could independently live somewhere completely different, which at times could be frustrating, and without close family and friends (initially). 2. Research the ideal culture you would...

The Muddy Puddle Teacher Tribe

The Muddy Puddle Teacher Tribe

  The Muddy Puddle Teacher Tribe What is The Muddy Puddle Teacher?  The Muddy Puddle Teacher Approach was an approach created by myself, Sarah Seaman BSc PGCE MA.  In a nutshell, we are an outdoor learning approach that uses natural materials to teach from...

World Bee Day

World Bee Day

This year we have been supporting the Bumblee Bee Conservation. Bumblebee Bee Day is a much loved day by our Muddy Puddle Teachers and here are some top tips to make the day even more exciting while raising awareness of the care and protection we need to give these...

3 Top Tips for Outdoor Learning at SEND Schools

3 Top Tips for Outdoor Learning at SEND Schools

Making Outdoor Learning happen for those with disabilities and special needs    One of the many beauties of the outdoors is that absolutely anyone can enjoy it and I am the person to save you time by giving you some top tips you can put in place today!    As...

Sunflower Day 29th April 2022

Sunflower Day 29th April 2022

We are delighted yet again to be hosting this year's Sunflower Day on the 29th of April 2022 where our mini-muddies and muddy teachers come together to have a yellow dress down day and learn all about everything that's yellow.  From Sunflower art to Science work on...

Outdoor Tuff Spot Ideas

Outdoor Tuff Spot Ideas

Outdoor Tuff Spot Ideas By Jessica Habgood I love going outdoors with my daughter Felicity and setting up fun learning and play opportunities for her. Here are a few outdoor learning Tuff Spots I have set up for her whilst she was a baby and toddler. Petal Play Tuff...

Muddy Maths Blog (KS1)

Muddy Maths Blog (KS1)

Muddy Maths (KS1) Tip and Ideas Maths is a super versatile subject to take outdoors and a great starting point for those new.  There are so many maths opportunities in your outside space that can help any children who are practical and visual learners.  It is also a...

Wellington Boot Day Competition

Wellington Boot Day Competition

Wellington Boot Day Win your teacher a chance to get a FREE Muddy Puddle Subscription. To celebrate launching our new event, Wellington Boot Day, on the 5th December 2022, we have created a "Design a wellington boot competition'.  On Wellington Boot Day, all the...

Teacher Training Options

Teacher Training Options

Face to Face Teacher Training OptionsCPD Accredited Muddy Teacher Training Whole School Option (up to 20 staff) for more numbers please get in touch 1 full day INSET Training Non-INSET Route- some schools choose year leads or key people to attend and then deliver the...

Buy the Book: Handbook for Early Years

Buy the Book: Handbook for Early Years

The Muddy Puddle Teacher Book A playful way to create an outdoor Early Years curriculum 25% off both print and ebook versions Until 27th April 2022 Use Code: MuddyTeach25 at checkout on Bloomsbury.com [button...

The Muddy Puddle Teacher Podcast

The Muddy Puddle Teacher Podcast

The Muddy Puddle Teacher Podcast Our Award-Winning podcast is FREE CPD. Listen in to owner and founder Sarah Seaman as she chats away with some of the leading educational influencers across the field, gaining their opinions on the importance of outdoor learning. ...

Sarah Seaman’s Story (The First Muddy Puddle Teacher)

Sarah Seaman’s Story (The First Muddy Puddle Teacher)

A little introduction to me, author of The Muddy Puddle Teacher: Creative curriculum for Early Years Setting, owner and founder of MPT, podcaster, vlogger, a weekly feature on BBC Radio, writer, speaker and living the teacherprenueur dream. All with two little...

Indoor/Outdoor Chunking in KS2

Indoor/Outdoor Chunking in KS2

Outdoor/Indoor Chunking in KS2 When we move to KS2, the children's learning becomes more detailed, which is a natural progression in their educational journey. Therefore our style of outdoor learning needs to adjust slightly to support that. If you are a school that...

The Winner of The Muddy Puddle Teacher Awards

The Winner of The Muddy Puddle Teacher Awards

A big congrats to the two schools that were awarded this year's Muddy Puddle Teacher Award 2021. Never will your indoor or outdoor spaces ever be perfect! There is no such thing. Education evolves, children change and new trends arrive. It is the dedication that...

Top 10 Class Christmas Jokes

Top 10 Class Christmas Jokes

The Muddy Puddle Teacher is an approach that follows the three Muddy M's: Mother Nature Mental Strength  More Kids Moving Nothing more helps our mental health than to have a good old laugh with some Christmas Jokes.  Here are our Top 10 Class Christmas Jokes this...

Carboard in the classroom can help schools reduce plastic use

Carboard in the classroom can help schools reduce plastic use

Cardboard is something that we all use and something we often have an abundance of, especially after Christmas. So, why not teach the children how we can reuse the cardboard, have fun creating and also make practical things? It’s a great way to merge art and DT, while...

outdoor learning

Outdoor learning training

The Muddy Puddle Teacher Approach has everything you need to be a successful outdoor practitioner. 

 

So what exactly does that look like? 

 

  • We save you time by training you to use only natural and recycled materials.  This way there is little to no prep or clear away. To view our training head this way. 
  • There is nothing more to be bought once you are trained on our approach. 
  • You are going to save your school money because this approach is infectious.  You will start looking at your waste inside the classroom too! The institute for outdoor learning uk have some great articles on this. 
  • We connect you with like-minded people, we want you to know you are understood and appreciated with us and know that there are others around you just the same. 
  • As well as inspiring you, training you, supporting you.  We also provide you with hundreds of pick up resources that will give you ideas to take your learning outside.  No worksheets allowed! 

 

Many of you may have turned to us to search for – outdoor learning coronavirus- we can help massively with this and maybe it was time for a change anyway? To sign up and join The Muddy Puddle Teachers head this way.

 

To sign up and join The Muddy Puddle Teachers head this way.