Extend your classroom outside to regularly connect children with their natural environment.
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Over 70 pages of great ideas, real world examples, strategies, inspirations, and tips for realizing an Outdoor Classroom.
Broken out by different learning areas, this guide will help you plan and create a new outdoor learning area or develop an existing space for STEM, literacy, creative arts, construction as well energetic play.
Children learn best through hands-on manipulation of materials and from having meaningful experiences.
Don’t let your kids lose out on the four seasons of learning. Plan for materials that can deliver experiential learning not just when the sun is shining. And invest in quality that can stand up to Canadian extremes – sun, rain, freeze, thaw.
Here you’ll find ways to transform your outdoor space into an outdoor classroom.
Contact us for design help to fulfill your outdoor classroom requirements.
Outlast – Lifetime warrantied
Outlast equipment fosters independent, open-ended play in wood that lasts—outdoors!
Weatherproof wood allows for wet and messy outdoor play in any season or climate with thoughtful design that stimulates children’s creativity while guaranteeing lifetime durability.
Science: Research and discover to go on lots of adventures.
Technology: Technology powered by young energy and fresh air.
Engineering: Outdoor construction to create a new space every day.
Math: Target games, loose part activities, venn-hoops made with hoops, not to mention geometry through building -- the outdoor classroom makes abstract math concrete. Thoughtful provocations offer rich opportunities for kinesthetic and other learners.
Trikes Strollers and scooters
For independent fine motor coordination and for transportation. Our sturdy strollers and turtle buses makes a trip to the park easy and safe.
Games and Sports
Blocks Play – Construction
Construction outdoors allows to incorporate a variety of elements, natural trees, bushes, hills,
Or manufactured – walls, steps, fences, sandboxes.
Our Outlast Blocks and ramps are durable and versatile ready for uneven ground.
Browse our Block Play Collection and filter for Outdoor.Outlast Blocks
Arts and Crafts
Discover the joy of artistic expression outdoors. You can also visit our Arts and Crafts collection and filter for resources and furniture designed specifically for outdoor use.
Quality Outlast tables and benches mean a stable surface ideal for writing, drawing and expressing.
Easels for Outdoors
Heuristic Discovery Loose Parts
Durable engaging materials can augment what’s naturally available. Don’t forget about storage!
If a provocation takes too much time to set-up and creates challenges cleaning-up, you won't do it again.
Indoor or outdoor storage and versatile bins can be essential to your provocation's efficacy.