Fulham – Early Years outdoors

“The new design has made a significant impact on the quality of activity in both zones. The quieter activities are not disrupted now by bikes and fast play. The children are more engrossed in group work without disturbance.” The EYFS outdoor environment was unstructured and children who were overwhelmed by frenetic activity felt uncomfortable. Several … Read more

Engaging Children In Design – Loose Parts used in school grounds design projects

“Felicity really helped us all to understand the practical implications of the decisions we were making through a hands-on and engaging process.” – Deputy Head Loose parts can be used very effectively to engage children and staff in school grounds design projects, both as a problem-solving tool and as a way to find out the key … Read more

Liss – Den building, fund raising and and parental engagement

“Felicity combines all the creative skills and innovation of a landscape architect with a really deep and instinctive understanding of how children interact physically, intellectually, emotionally and spiritually with the natural world.” What went well I personally appreciated the time and attention which Felicity invested at the start in observing and talking to the children … Read more

No pond… no problem!

“This was fun – the water looked like wobbly jelly.” – Year 4 Background Water has a fascination for most people, and is a great hands-on learning resource, but not every school, wants, or has the resources, to manage a pond all year round.   Process Landscapes Naturally can run spring/summer workshops in your school bringing … Read more

Shelters – Where, what type, how big, how do we want to use them?

“Felicity worked very effectively with the children and staff to develop a solution that we are now enjoying using.” – Playworker Background Many schools find that they need to make physical changes to their grounds, frequently adding shelters. After a while some schools find that the chosen structure is not always appropriate or in the right … Read more

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