Teacher Training Options

Teacher Training Options

Face to Face Teacher Training Options CPD 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...

The Tress the Classroom Cuts Down

The Tress the Classroom Cuts Down

Reducing our carbon footprint in the classroom has never been so important. A recent poll was conducted on teachers on The Muddy Puddle Teacher Facebook Page indicated that teachers felt that paper was the most significant waste area in their school.  Record...

How to plan a winter scavenger hunt for the family

How to plan a winter scavenger hunt for the family

Scavenger hunts are a great way to get your kids exploring, but how can you create a scavenger hunt in winter? Here, Rebecca McCalla, Director at the outdoor supplier Little Adventure Shop, shows you how to plan a fun scavenger hunt in the colder weather. When winter...

How to use a 100 square grid outside

How to use a 100 square grid outside

Using a 100 square grid outdoors  How to make a 100 square grid outdoors There are several ways of creating a cheap and easy 100 square grid outdoors. Ensure that the children are involved in making them with you. It is an excellent way for children to start to think...

The Paint Therapy Method – Supporting Big Emotions

The Paint Therapy Method – Supporting Big Emotions

The Painting Therapy Method for Managing Feelings with Kids Art can be great therapy for all of us. Being very mindful and creative through different art forms can help children relax and have some quiet time while still keeping their hands busy. Remember that quiet...

Why is outdoor learning in Primary Schools so important?

Why is outdoor learning in Primary Schools so important?

Why is outdoor learning in Primary Schools so important? It could be argued that you’d have to have been living in a cave or a cardboard box to have missed the vast cultural shift and the move towards outdoor learning in our primary schools. Undoubtedly compounded by...

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...

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.