The Outdoor classroom is a place where children can take their learning outdoors. According to the ‘Council for Learning Outside the Classroom’, these places can in School grounds, and local attractions such as parks and woodland sites.
The actual outdoor classroom can be a Gazebo or a Sail Canopy to give shelter whilst taking indoor lessons outside.
Story telling chairs and stools within a woodland setting allow children to connect with nature whilst learning.
Vegetable troughs and ponds provide opportunities to engage with nature.
Even adventure play equipment such as climbing or traversing walls provide learning through play.
Amphitheatres allow for lectures and performances.
Some advantages of having an Outdoor Classroom are: