50 Hours Outdoors

How can children spend 50 hours outdoors in one Term?

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50 Hours Outdoors by Mind Map: 50 Hours Outdoors

1. Morning Fitness

1.1. Chasey

1.2. The floor is lava

1.3. Yoga

1.4. Stretching

2. Fundamental Movement Skills

2.1. Skills

2.1.1. Hop

2.1.2. Kick off the ground

2.1.3. Line Walk

2.1.4. Static Balance

2.1.5. Gallop

2.1.6. Jump

2.1.7. Run

2.2. Location

2.2.1. Oval

2.2.2. Lawn near classroom

2.2.3. Undercover area

2.2.4. Basketball Court

2.2.5. Verandah

3. Lunchtime

3.1. Eating under a shaded tree

3.2. Eating under the verandah

4. Free play/Break

4.1. Children utilise nature play

4.2. Water play

4.3. Sandpit

4.4. Grassed area

5. Small Group Experiences: Utilise the area outside the classroom

5.1. Dramatic Play

5.2. Construction

5.2.1. Boxes

5.2.2. Blocks

5.2.3. Cars and tracks

5.3. Art and Craft

5.3.1. Painting

5.3.1.1. Scenery: trees, playground, buildings

5.4. Texture rubbings

5.4.1. Leaves

5.4.2. Grass

5.4.3. Bark

5.4.4. Other items outdoors

6. Create Natural Play Areas with Children

6.1. Stepping stones

6.2. Bridges

6.3. Tunnels

6.4. Bird baths

7. Rest time

7.1. Lay outdoors near classroom

7.1.1. Look at clouds

7.1.2. Listen to nature

7.1.3. Stretch

7.1.3.1. Yoga

7.1.4. Close eyes

7.1.4.1. Mindfulness

8. Whole Class Opportunities

8.1. Observation

8.1.1. Cycle of plant growth

8.1.2. Effects of weather

8.1.3. Habitats of insects and small creatures

8.2. Appreciation of natural beauty

8.3. Sustainability

8.3.1. Importance of a clean environment

8.3.1.1. Clean up Australia Day

8.3.2. Impact of drought on plants and food supply

8.3.3. Utilise natural resources

8.4. Gardening

8.5. Return natural items to the garden

8.5.1. Aboriginal culture