For the latest Outdoor Play Party I am delighted to share a new eBook that I have helped collaborate on with 11 other early years folks from around the UK.
I have no doubt that Twitter has provided me with some of the best Continued Professional Development (CPD) in the best few years, as I have connected with fellow early years enthusiasts around the globe. I was very impressed with an early eBook some of the #eyfstwitterpals (eyfs stands for early years foundation stage) had produced last year showing a month of activities in their settings.
So when Geoff Billing asked if anyone wanted to contribute to another eBook on outdoor provision, I jumped at the chance!
Each of us had to submit 10 posts on any topic of our choosing that we felt would help to inspire others as they develop their outdoor areas. I love that so many of the posts are about every day materials like tyres, sticks, tarpaulins, water & sticks.
I hope that people download the eBook & dip in & of it as they explore how best to enhance their outdoor play experiences, whether in a formal setting or just at home. Please follow this link to download it: http://goo.gl/oLVPYN
Please make sure you follow each of the contributors on Twitter so you can keep up with all the great stuff that they continually share.
I don't know about anyone else in this part of the world but I am so ready for Spring & dry, warmer weather! So the post that appealed to me most in the last link up was from Cuddles & Muddles all about how they enjoyed a very simple day in their own back garden in some lovely spring weather.
"Now it’s time for this week’s Outdoor Play Party. We would appreciate it if you included a link back to this post (either in your post or sidebar) to help us spread the word about the importance (and fun!) of outdoor play! In return, we’ll gladly further share your post on Pinterest. Please feel free to grab the Outdoor Play Party button from the sidebar and/or include a text link back. Please note that by contributing you are giving permission for an image and link to your post to be republished if featured.(If you have been featured, please feel free to grab the ‘featured at’ button from the sidebar.) Share your ideas for outdoor play activities with us every other week!"