Outdoor and Adventurous Activities for KS2/3 provides the teacher with thoughtful and stimulating ideas to engage children in challenging learning situations outside of the classroom. Such activities are essential to enable children to work with and trust others, develop respect for the natural world and improve confidence. This book contains photocopiable worksheets for pupils along with helpful tips and advice on the process of planning, performing and evaluating for teachers, including: activities in different environments such as school grounds, parks, woodland and seashore physical and problem solving challenges how to work individually and as part of a team subject knowledge, teaching strategies, cross-curricular links and assessment advice.
David Balazik is Head of Outdoor Pursuits at Sponne School, Towcester and a qualified Department for Education and Skills teacher, with an Advanced Diploma in Outdoor Education. He has been organising outdoor activity courses for schools, centres and adult groups in all parts of Britain and the Alps for over 20 years.