What's your connection with nature like?
Use our natural progression steps to find out
Evidence from across the world shows that being in nature is good for our health and happiness.
It can encourage physical activity by offering a variety of activities that engage children and young people regardless of age, fitness level or gender.
Outdoor learning promotes academic attainment through hands-on, experiential learning and by enhancing cognitive and emotional processes important for learning.
Nature play contributes to physical, social, emotional and cognitive development, forging a strong connection to nature and helping to lay down lifelong pro-environmental and healthy behaviours.
We have produced a set of posters to show the multiple benefits of outdoor learning: