The Importance of Learning Outdoors – A guest blog by The World Is Their Classroom

Children learning outdoors

Nicola from The World is Their Classroom is a home educator to her five children aged 15, 12, 9, 7 and 4. She is passionate about making learning fun and often takes her lessons outside, capturing the importance of learning outdoors. You can find ideas for educational products and activities on The World Is Their Classroom, a website bursting with creative and engaging ideas for children of all ages. read more

25 Years of Hands-on Learning

25 Years of Hands-on Learning - Learning Resources UK

Do you have a set of these bears in your classroom or in your home? Perhaps your children recognise them from their school, or maybe you played with them in your nursery back in the 90’s.

Three Bear Family - Hands-on Learning

Did you know that it’s thanks to these little coloured bear counters that Learning Resources is able to celebrate 25 years of providing hands-on learning to schools and homes throughout the UK, the rest of Europe and beyond? read more

National Gardening Week Guide to Harvesting Fruit and Veg

Child pricking tomatoes during National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week begins on Monday the 29th of April. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are calling on gardeners up and down the country to share their love of home-grown produce. The theme for 2019 is ‘Edible Britain’, which helps to highlight that everyone including little ones have space to grow something delicious, whether it is a single pot of herbs or a tasty allotment overflowing with fruit and veggies. read more

Bringing Social-Emotional Learning into the Home

Child and Mum sitting on the step

What is social-emotional learning?

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) defines social-emotional learning (SEL) as:

“… the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.” read more

10 Easter Traditions from Around the World

Children exploring the woods for easter-eggs!

It’s not long until the 2019 Easter holiday weekend, so we have pulled together 10 Easter traditions from around the world for you to try! These traditions and recipes are perfect for you to try with your children at home, or at school, as a way of teaching cultural differences.

1. Britain

Britian's favourite hot-cross buns

Easter starts on Good Friday and is the most important celebration in the Christian church year. read more

Alternative gifts for Easter

Easter Traditions

Are you looking for a different type of gift this Easter? A gift that is healthier, will last all year round and keep kids entertained throughout this Easter Holiday?

Then look no further because we have pulled together a selection of alternative gifts for Easter that are perfect for Easter hunts, indoor and outdoor play, while also helping kids learn, grow and develop those all-important key skills! read more