Blogs I Follow

Blogs I follow


Moving Smart – Lovely ideas, Gill is a child development expert with a unique area of focus on the natural development of children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development through movement.

Let The children Play – progressive preschool near Sydney, Australia with an emphasis on play outdoors – wonderful, lively and image-led.

Teacher Tom – progressive preschool in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Images of Learning Project – beautiful blog from Victoria, Canada, always thought provoking and deep.

Little Eyes on Nature – a group of preschools in New Zealand with a strong philosophy and practice around educating for sustainable living with a clear Maori influence.

I’m a Teacher, Get Me OUTSIDE Here! – Juliet Robertson in Aberdeenshire, Scotland is fantastic at finding and sharing information.

The Grass Stain Guru  – this blog’s strapline is ‘Childhood was meant to be messy’.  Outdoors and nature are the main themes.

Rethinking Childhood – from Tim Gill is a great source of provocation, thinking and information/links about play, especially in unstructured natural environments.

Moving Smart – the strapline is “A moving child is a learning child”  Lots of very good stuff here, especially on birth to three.

Learning for Life – Kierna Corr’s blog about life in a very outdoor oriented school nursery in Northern Ireland, in which every Friday is a totally outdoor ‘Scandinavian Day’.

Playground Guru – thoughtful posts about play and playgrounds from a reflective playworker, Jay Beckwith.

Tishylishy – Fantastic Eary Years Practitioner with lovely classroom ideas.

The Imagination Tree – Creative Learning website

Abcdoes – Alastair Bryce Clegg – Early Years Consultant – Great class bsed ideas.