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...

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...

Outdoor Learning Dates 2021/2022

Outdoor Learning Dates 2021/2022

Time to get your diaries out and to add some of these 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 will begin to...

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...

Cosy Outdoor Play equipment Giveaway!

Cosy Outdoor Play equipment Giveaway!

Sign up Here Cosy are welcoming their first Outdoor Play Giveaway!   You simply sign up to using this link to enter their play giveaway. Every week thereafter you will ne entered into their play giveaway! Hooray!Cosy have said they are giving away small items...

BLOG: What are Outdoor eBooks?

BLOG: What are Outdoor eBooks?

What are outdoor eBooks? Outdoor eBooks are a new, refreshing way to encourage children to read actively and interactively. These types of books are very effective for children who struggle to read or are reluctant to read. Download our eBooks onto a device and read....

What is the Muddy Puddle Teacher Award?

What is the Muddy Puddle Teacher Award?

What is Muddy Puddle Teacher Award?  The Muddy Puddle Teacher ® is a registered trademark and was created by teacher Sarah Seaman in 2018.  Sarah used her teaching background and Level 3 Forest School training to fuse an approach that could be managed in...

Sunflower Day 30th April 2021

Sunflower Day 30th April 2021

Sunflower Day 30th April 2021 is on its way, hooray! Who is joining us for this awesome day? Me please! Remember The Muddy Puddle Teacher is made by teachers for educators, we get it! Planting at school can be hard to fit into your outdoor learning schedule. So we...

World Book Day – The Muddy Way! Top Tips

World Book Day – The Muddy Way! Top Tips

World Book Day - The Muddy Way! World Book Day - the Muddy Way is such a unique way to boost children's interest in reading and storytelling. Giving children the gift to read can be one of the greatest gifts ever received!  Here are some top tips to get your...

Free Outdoor Learning Resources

Free Outdoor Learning Resources

The Muddy Teachers Ask..........Where can I get free outdoor learning resources? We know it, you know it. Sometimes we need things fast and free! Remember that you can train with us and access the full range of our resources, including phonics session plans and work...

7 Spring Ideas for Kids 7-11 years

7 Spring Ideas for Kids 7-11 years

Time to get ready for Spring! Ready for 7 Spring Ideas for Kids 7- 11 years? Autumn and Winter can seem to feel like terribly long seasons, and when SpringSpring starts to pop up, it can be a sheer delight.  Let The Muddy Puddle Teacher help with a few of these...

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.