Beach Kindergartens and Outdoor Learning in Water Environments

Beach Kindergartens and Outdoor Learning in Water Environments approaches outdoor education in a holistic way with a 1-2 day training course given together by  Prof. Anders Szczepanski (SE) and Gaye Amus (FI). This training will  be an introduction and guide for those who would like to work in beach  kindergartens in the future or take children outdoors into water environments. The theory will be presented through presentation, group work and discussions whilst practical hands on work, will take place outdoors by the sea and various landscapes like rocks, lakes or ponds regardless of weather.

This course is intended for early childhood educators, primary school teachers, environmental educators, policy makers, academicians as well 3rd and 4th year students studying in these fields.

"Beach Kindergartens and Outdoor Learning in Water Environments" course includes the following:

  • Seaside as an outdoor learning environment: exploring the richness it provides.
  • Example of a beach kindergarten
  • Risk analysis
  • Practical hands on activities
  • Games
  • Life cycles
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Connection to the Curriculum

Max. number of participants: 16  

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