outdoor classroom

outdoor playground benefits 28/06/2018

How Outdoor Play Benefits Children

Are you making the most of your school’s playground area? With the continuing rise of technology, it is even more important to balance indoor play with outdoor play. Nowadays, children are spending one quarter as long playing outside as their parents did just one generation ago! Outdoor play introduces children to a new learning environment and increases exercise. With growing childhood obesity rates, anything that we can do to inspire children to enjoy time outdoors is to be encouraged. Most schools do have playgrounds, but not all schools are making... Read More

G Mex 2012 TES Resources Show 16/04/2012

EYR at TES Resources Show this Week

This week we’re all very busy preparing for the TES Resources Show North to be held on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st April in Manchester Central (still known to many as ‘G Mex’). This is a great opportunity not only to meet our local customers but also to get feedback on some of our new, own developed products (such as our Weaving Frames, Fruit Puzzles, Vegetable Puzzles, Waterway Towers, Outdoor Posters, Toys from the Past Pack) that will be displayed on our stand. Mrs M has been practising denmaking over... Read More


A Problem Solved for Children & Teachers On the Go!

A few weeks ago, when I was wearing my other ‘hat’ as a classroom teacher, a parent stopped me to ask where she could get a workbelt from. She explained her son had been wearing one in school and wanted one for home so he could keep all his ‘things’ in it. He had been given a workbelt when I tested them in school a few months earlier. Children’s Workbelts are now included the Young Explorers range in our Outdoor Section. They have been designed to hold writing equipment (pencils, crayons,... Read More