Awesome ideas for outdoor learning

Learning can occur anywhere, but when you are struggling to contain the energy of an entire classroom full of preschoolers, it’s a great idea to take the learning outside!  Today I’m sharing 12 awesome ideas for outdoor learning…

Simple color scavenger hunt for kids by I Heart Crafy Things

Easy DIY rainbow paver hopscotch by Happieness is Homemade

DIY nature memory matching game by Rhythms of Nature

Quick plants to grow with kids by Rainy Day Mum

Finding symmetry in nature by Buggy and Buddy

What lives in dirt: Explorative science in the backyard by Go Science Girls

Five tips for taking journals outside by Teach Preschool

Nature’s stampers: Impressions in play dough by Danya Banya

Toddler color hop by Learn Play Imagine

Have you ever used a tree as an easel? by Teach Preschool

Kids gardening activities: Chalk by Nurture Store

Sand volcano fun for kids by Growing a Jeweled Rose

By |2018-11-02T10:56:30+00:00June 23rd, 2017|

About the Author:

Miss Courtney is one of our Teach Preschool Early Childhood Educators focusing her creative talent and energy on creating a fun and engaging learning environment for our preschool class. She has been with the Teach Preschool Children's Studio since the second year it opened. Throughout her years with Teach Preschool, Mrs. Courtney has served in the role of Virtual Assistant focusing on helping Deborah keep up with all aspects of online communication and social networking.


  1. Nell June 24, 2017 at 1:10 pm - Reply

    So many fun summer learning activities to try! thank you for including our Nature Memory Matching Game! Excited to try some of the other activities with my daughter 🙂

  2. Janney Marin June 28, 2017 at 3:58 am - Reply

    My son goes to the Montclare school where they have a play based curriculum so I was more than excited to continue with similar activities during the summer. Thank you so much for these.

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