Getting Active to support Mental Health and Well-being
Mental Health Foundation
Thriving with Nature is a guide for everyone. Making the most of the UK's natural spaces for our mental health and wellbeing.
Thriving With Nature | Mental Health Foundation
See below of ways to explore nature and get closer to wildlife and the outside world. This will support positive wellbeing.
There are lots of great ideas and resources to help children and families connect with nature, simple activities that can be completed at home or at school such as wild clubs, fun articles and family-friendly reserves and events.
Nature Activities for Kids | Fun & Learning - The RSPB
The Wildlife Trusts
This source can provide you with opportunities to take learning outside, while supporting their wellbeing, mental health, and engagement with school.
Pioneering ‘Nature Friendly Schools’ to boost children’s learning and well-being at a critical time | The Wildlife Trusts
Outdoor Classroom Day
Whether you’re looking for outdoor lesson ideas for school, play ideas to do at home, or guidance on making outdoor learning and play part of every day, you’ll find it using the link below.
Resources for outdoor learning and play — ideas for teachers and parents (outdoorclassroomday.org.uk)
Mentally Healthy Schools
Following this link you find support linked to outdoor health and wellbeing activities and games. The health and wellbeing booklet helps children reconnect with the natural environment, through 14 activities and games set outdoors.
Outdoor health and wellbeing activities & games : Mentally Healthy Schools