Natural learning area

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What do we mean by a natural learning area?

An natural learning area is a wild and natural space where learners are free to play with found items from nature and learn about the natural world.

What does a natural learning area look like? 

Lots of trees (woodland) if possible – look at The Woodland Trust’s website who give away lots of free trees for you to start planting.

Plants, grass, meadow planting – a place that doesn’t need to be maintained but a place nature can thrive. Keep the weeds and create your own wildlife reserve in your school grounds.

Campfire area

Mud kitchen and messy play

Details of how to create a natural learning area and more examples to come.