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Simple ideas for curriculum-linked teaching outdoors
Below you will find a video we published earlier this year through our SOuL Interactive free video resource channel. In addition we have a brand new unpublished video. The emphasis here is on great, creative teaching ideas with low cost or even ‘no cost’ resources. Why not put up a shopping list at your school […]
Talking Down the Tubey Telephone – A great fun activity to enable children to learn about talking, listening, questioning and following instructions.
This great communication activity will help your young learners to practice the sending and receiving of verbal communication via ‘tubey telephones’ (plastic tubes). It will
Time Capsule Tales – A powerful and reflective activity to encourage your outgoing top year group to seal into a time capsule memories and mementos of their time at the school school.
This highly emotive activity will build reflection, storytelling and creative language skills in children. It will also help them to collaborate with others, organise information
Nature’s Colours – a challenging artistic activity that will connect young learners to the natural world, spark their curiosity and build observation skills.
This expansive activity will enable your students to roam and be autonomous in an outdoor setting. Students are tasked with matching and identifying colours of
Mirror Walks – A unique and powerful activity that will fire the imaginations of your young learners and improve their observation, language and creative skills.
This highly experiential activity will build the vocabulary and language skills of children and help to generate storytelling and poetry creation. It also offers useful
Sheep and Shepherd – A great fun and challenging team exercise that will test strategy, planning and clear communication within teams.
This task is easy to set up using indoor or outdoor areas. It requires a sighted ‘shepherd’ to guide his/her flock of ‘sheep’ (blindfolded team
Blindfield – A great communication task that encourages clear language skills, builds trust and develops collaboration within teams.
This communication and team-building task can easily to set up using indoor or outdoor areas. It will generate lots of learning around what clear 2-way
Stepping Stones – A fun and challenging team strategy task that can be done by a single team or multiple teams in competition.
This high energy and great fun team building task is very easy to set up, easy to explain but definitely not easy to do. It
Signal Strength – powerful, versatile and fun learning activities using Morse Code and Semaphore signalling!
Using Morse Code and Semaphore flag signalling activities outdoors to explore lots of curriculum subjects such as English, history and MFL. The activities also provide
Ropes and Strings and Things – A number of fantastic curriculum linked activities using only ropes and string. Perfect simplicity!
A range of experiential activities, tips and tools for curriculum-based teaching outdoors using only ropes, strings and few sundry items. Lots of simplicity, great fun
Ropes and Strings and Things
A number of great teaching for character activities using only ropes and string. Here we are sharing 5 different exercises for all age groups and
Ring of Confidence – A fun activity that challenges the coordination and communication of teams.
Ring of Confidence is great for both smaller and larger teams. Having to precariously balance the ball and transport it along a complex course will
Marble Run – 2 fantastic problem solving and construction activities in one film.
Marble Run 1 and 2 provides fantastic activities for small and large teams using everyday items of equipment. Finding effective ways to work together to
This great little problem-solving activity will slightly blow your min. See how many nails you can balance on the head of a single nail. The
A great problem solving activity that will test teamwork, communication, resilience, planning and strategy in your young people. It can also provide lots of fun
An exciting and challenging activity that combines a maths puzzle with navigation and technology. It can also be turned into brilliant problem solving and communication
A great puzzle activity that can be turned into a brilliant team problem solving and communication exercise as people become the puzzle pieces. This fun
Invisible Maze – A great problem solving and communication exercise for small and large teams.
A great problem solving and communication exercise for small and large teams that can be carried out in or outdoors. This fun and challenging activity
Tower of Babel – A logic and maths puzzle that can also be scaled up as a team building activity.
This is a great interactive and experiential maths and logic puzzle for teachers and parents to do with children both in schools and at
Go Discover (film 1) – Great Activities for children at home and in schools during the lockdown.
Four great learning through discovery and scavenger hunt activities for teachers and parents to do with children both in schools and at home during