Naturally creative links

Websites:

Sandfield Natural Play Centre:

http://www.sandfieldnaturalplaycentre.co.uk

 

Outdoor Play Resources and Ideas:

http://educatingheartnatureart.com/program/

http://www.muddyfaces.co.uk 

http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/

https://janwhitenaturalplay.wordpress.com 

http://www.nature-play.co.uk/

communityplaythings.com - The Benefits of Mud Play

communityplaythings.com - Making a Mud Kitchen

 

Storytelling, Art and Illustration:

http://www.clarethompsonart.com

Loose Parts Theory:

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/542543086338073340/sent/?sender=382032118298980870&invite_code=e84b61474fe36355219397be0ed673a1

Natural Materials:

http://blog.optimus-education.com/using-natural-materials-enhance-children's-learning

Reggio Inspired Provocations:

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/542543086338073340/sent/?sender=382032118298980870&invite_code=e84b61474fe36355219397be0ed673a1

Photography:

http://www.thispicture.biz 

Children's Literature

 

http://www.janetevans.co.uk/index.php

http://www.booktrust.org.uk 

http://www.literacyshed.com

Recommended Blogs:

http://www.letthechildrenplay.net 

http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.co.uk 

Pinterest:

https://uk.pinterest.com/fcaratti/reggio-classroom-ideas/ 

https://uk.pinterest.com/pin/410672059740914067/?from_navigate=true

The World in Faces:

http://khimushin.com/the-world-in-faces/

Richard Shilling- Land Art:

http://richardshilling.co.uk/

Land Art for Kids:

http://landartforkids.com

 

House of Objects:

http://houseofobjects.org/?page_id=1734

Creative Inspiration:

http://intuitivecreativity.typepad.com/expressiveartinspirations/100-art-therapy-exercises.html

http://intuitivecreativity.typepad.com/expressiveartinspirations/100-art-therapy-exercises.html

Play Dough Recipes:

http://theimaginationtree.com/2013/01/the-z-of-play-dough-recipes-and.html

Slow Movement:

http://www.slowmovement.com/aboutus.php

Gratefulness in Daily Life:

http://www.gratefulness.org/explore/daily_life/

Inspiration from Nature:

Everyday Wonders Article

http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/24197729858

Parent Activities:

http://artfulparent.com

Lemn Sissay:

http://lemnsissay.com

Den Building:

http://www.edenproject.com/learn/for-everyone/how-to-build-your-own-den

How to Encourage an Enquiring mind:

http://www.aneverydaystory.com/2015/02/25/exploring-science-with-blocks/

Forest School Activities:

http://nurturestore.co.uk/forest-school?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=forest-school

Natural Playgrounds:

http://www.naturalplaygrounds.com/glens_testimonial.php

Benefits of bare feet:

http://www.raepica.com/2017/09/barefoot-benefits-brain-development/

Videos:

Seeds:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=j1hRxuy1ezQ

The Piano - Amazing Short - Animation by Aidan Gibbons:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZJDNSp1QJA&feature=youtu.be

Gratitude:

https://vimeo.com/33377882

http://gratituderevealed.com/gallery-gratitude/

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity?language=en

https://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution

https://www.ted.com/playlists/125/tv_special_ted_talks_educatio

https://www.ted.com/playlists/124/ken_robinson_10_talks_on_educ

BBC Bitesize - KS2 Art and Design - Antony Gormley:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zmb9jxs

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zh4wmp3

BBC Bitesize - 2nd level Art and Design - Painting in Monet's garden:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zrm6yrd

BBC Bitesize - Early and 1st level Art and Design - Painting a group picture:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/z9psr82

Growth Mindset:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh0OS4MrN3E

Slow Education:

http://sloweducation.co.uk/videos/

Recommended Films/Animations:

The Lost Thing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1JoliFXH74

Come Outside:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3g4RgyJAFpdUDTYEwGagAQ

Green Planet Timelapse Videos:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/breathtaking-time-lapse-videos-of-nature-that-will-make-your-jaw-drop/

The Hundred Languages of Children~Loris Malaguzzi

http://youtu.be/pO5uj1_xE98

How to grow a forest in your backyard:

https://www.ted.com/talks/shubhendu_sharma_how_to_grow_a_forest_in_your_backyard#t-540160

Emma Marris: Nature is Everywhere:

https://www.ted.com/talks/emma_marris_nature_is_everywhere_we_just_need_to_look_for_it

Nature is Everywhere...

https://www.ted.com/talks/emma_marris_nature_is_everywhere_we_just_need_to_look_for_it

The Importance of Staring out of a Window:

http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/the-importance-of-staring-out-of-the-window

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