Why Year 2 Need to go outside!

Why Year 2 Need to go outside!

Why Year 2 Need to go outside! In the year of the 2020 pandemic, there was a huge push to encourage schools to use the outdoor space that they have to deliver lessons in. However, quality outdoor learning experiences still face several challenges, including revised...

Why I love Forest School!

Why I love Forest School!

It is a sunny Autumn Day; I’m witnessing thirty Year 6 pupils learning, enquiring, working as members of a team, communicating and being creative through child-led activities. They are also keeping moving and taking risks. Surely these pupils aren’t at school? Yes!...

Intro into the Silver Subcription

Intro into the Silver Subcription

Here is what you get with a Silver Subscription:  -Access to all of our resources 0-11 years.  - Request for us to build any resources you wish using Live Chat - it takes around two weeks to be made. -Access to all of Outdoor eBooks and Schemes of Work What more do...

Intro into the Muddy Puddle Teacher Gold Account

Intro into the Muddy Puddle Teacher Gold Account

For those of you new to us, Welcome! We are an Outdoor Learning approach created by teachers for educators. We have a passion for helping you take your learning outside in ways that do not create extra work. We want to enhance how you teach by providing practical,...

Five Outdoor Wellbeing Ideas for Kids

Five Outdoor Wellbeing Ideas for Kids

Amazing Five Outdoor Wellbeing Ideas for Kids   Going outdoors and being in nature is proven to be beneficial for all of our wellbeing.  Nature gives off happy chemicals that can improve our moods, plus we are more physical when we go outdoors and all of that can...

School Improvement Liverpool (EYFS)

School Improvement Liverpool (EYFS)

Saturday 2nd September 1:15 Join us as we collaborate with School Improvement Liverpool to help more schools get outside and muddy in Autumn. An interactive workshop will help practitioners use their outside space to support children's mental health and holistic...

How can you connect your class with nature?

How can you connect your class with nature?

Connect your class with nature Connecting children with nature is one of the most beautiful gifts you can give the children in your class. Use these tips to help you set up and start their relationship with nature throughout the year. 🌻Go for a walk at weekends, in...

Outdoor Learning Funding 2021/2022

Outdoor Learning Funding 2021/2022

Outdoor Learning Funding 2021/2022   Are you looking for outdoor learning funding so that your children have the correct kit? To train as a Muddy Puddle Teacher, enrol onto our Gold Account for £99.99 for a full year of access to all of the resources and courses....

Follow MPT on Social Media (All of the links)

Follow MPT on Social Media (All of the links)

Follow The Muddy Puddle Teacher Training has the most impact when it inspires you- it fuels you to want to do this rather than being told. It is the same for the children too! Muddy Task So, let us surround you with real-life, practical ideas. Join up, follow some of...

Outdoor Inspired Events and Days

Outdoor Inspired Events and Days

Time to get your diaries out and add some of these dates into your diary. Joining in on special days helps raise the awareness of key areas this approach is trying to raise attention towards. It makes us all drop what we are doing and have some spontaneous and...

The Perfect Outdoor Classroom

The Perfect Outdoor Classroom

Why the simple Bell Tent is your Perfect Outdoor Classroom. I can not recommend enough how perfect Bell Tents are for creating that outside-inside feel while still creating adventure and wildness joy.  We would love to think that we could stay out in...

Wasps Nests

This is a wasp nest. The white ball in the top of the tyre. Please do not remove it yourself. Take advice from your local authority on this. This site is also helpful British Pest Control Association. We have found by using tyre covers it is preventing the wasps from...

Outdoor Learning Spaces Inspiration

Outdoor Learning Spaces Inspiration

Take a look at the inspiring outdoor space at Boothroyd Primary in a deprived area in Leeds. They have focused on wellbeing and providing Muddy places to give children experiences and memories such as wellbeing bus and farm! This is Lambsetts Nursery in Sheffield who...

Outdoor Inspiration at Boothroyd Primary

Take a look at the fabulous Boothroyd Primary and how their achieving outdoor excellence to help better support the children they have. The school is based in Leeds and is a very deprived area with many children who do not complete entire schooling to Year 6 through...

Natural Outdoor Classrooms!

Call the car mechanics and get some tyres they're perfect for planting in! For trees use two or three tyres stacked up. Get FREE trees with the woodland trust. Let us help you make the most amazing Natural Outdoor Classrooms. Head to your garden centre and take advice...

Outdoor Learning Dates 2021/2022

Outdoor Learning Dates 2021/2022

Time to get your diaries out and to add some of these outdoor learning dates into your diary. Joining in on special days help raise the awareness of key areas. It makes us all drop what we are doing and have some spontaneous and concentrated fun on key aspects. As you...

National Children’s Gardening Week

National Children’s Gardening Week

National Children's Gardening Week  Time again to put a focus on gardening and the importance of getting children involved in it.  Why is it important that children from young ages learn about plants, planting and gardening?  Richard Louv, American...

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.