"The worlds not such a bad place.......when you get out in it" Calvin & Hobbs
All early years providers have an outdoor space they can use - whether it's their own garden or a community park. It gives children first hand experiences of their environment - the weather, the changing seasons, flowers, plants and animals. The space in the outdoors often gives children the opportunity to play more energetically and noisily than they might indoors. An outdoor area that is richly resourced with open ended and moveable resources will strongly enhance children's learning outdoors, and this should be further supported by adults who are enthusiastic and attentive to the children's needs within the outdoor environment.