Save the date: Outdoor Classroom Day, 4 November 2021
Be part of a global movement to teach outside. Outdoor Classroom Day happens twice a year in May and November. The DOC activities below were launched in May 2021.
Learning in nature activity cards and poster
Try our six new nature activities, designed to help you teach outside. These cards focus on wellbeing and getting active. They are an easy, fast and fun way to get your class outside and into nature.
We’ve included Mātauranga Māori and curriculum ideas to take the learning further.
Download the activity cards and poster
Te reo Māori
Research tells us learning in nature:
- is good for our wellbeing and health
- keeps tamariki active
- increases attention and academic outcomes
- improves social skills.
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