Observing Play

Observing Play Practical Wisdom

Observing Play

Being an Active Observer in an Outdoor Classroom is how we can understand what  children are exploring, practising, rehearsing, discovering, imagining, wondering, socializing, feeling, fearing and enjoying. Sometimes it is important to reconnect with what parents and educators have observed about children’s play so that we can better offer possibilities to support and facilitate growth. Nature Play offers a concise summary of play in the early years. The schema, the types of play and social groupings.

Identifying Play