Teaching across the curriculum outdoors

Bothwell elementary, SD #36 professional learning webinar September 2, 2021

Thank you to all participants who joined us to discuss how we might re-think where learning happens at school!

Blog posts mentioned during our session

Ten tips for teaching outdoors

What is risky play

Risky play with tools in schools

Best books for introducing loose parts play outdoors

The perfect nest

Rainy day play ideas

Best books about rain

Ice art

How to build a mud kitchen

How to build a fairy garden

How to build a bug hotel

How to build a dinosaur garden

Story play outdoors

Shadow puppet play outdoors

How to build a music wall

Links to other resources mentioned are found here:

Learning in Places website

Sound mapping lesson

Invasive species council of BC resources for teachers

Playwork Principles

Outdoor Play & Learning (OPAL)

Loose Parts play toolkit

Outdoor Play Canada

Story workshop


Slides for participants can be accessed here. You will need the password proved to you in your email from Laura Lattey. Please check your email for the password. If you were not a part of this webinar and would like to book a professional learning webinar or workshop with me, you can contact me here.

Don’t forget to check out my Pinterest boards for more practical and clever ways to teach across the curriculum outdoors!


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