What's on Nov / Dec / Jan
Outdoor events & inspiration for the end of 2023 & beginning of 2024 plus news & fire bundle giveaway.
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Celebrate cold weather season with Muddy Faces!
Even in the cold weather it's great to spend time outdoors. Check out the Outdoor Clothing section of the Outdoor Hub if you want to refresh your memory about layering and wearing the right gear whatever the weather.
There are some wonderful outdoors events coming up over the next couple of months - we've highlighted some of our favourites below.
Back in June when we were celebrating International Mud Day we asked you to nominate your Mud Champions. Congratulations to
- Lizzy Allen (pictured), Coed Ceirios Forest School
- Eleanor Astbury. Nature Nest Childcare
- Julie Cook, Crawfords Primary School
- Nick Couzens. Mission: Wild Adventure
- Ruth Hill. Fruits of the Forest
- Jess Turver. BD4 Family
- Katie Webber. St Michael's Nursery
- Peterborough Asylum and Refugee Community Association (PARCA)
You can read about the winners, the work they do, their top tips for muddy play, and who they would nominate here.
There's still time to enter our amazing giveaway in collaboration with Certainly Wood!
WIN a Storm Kettle, a Dragons Sneeze and a Year's Supply of Certainly Wood Natural Firelighters!
Closing Date 24th November.
There are loads of fascinating and inspiring events on our website!
You'll find conferences, annual events, special days & campaigns with a focus on nature, the outdoors and wellbeing. Plus courses, training and workshops for every level - from those just starting out to seasoned practitioners.
Clicking a date will take you to our Events Calendar where you can find out more.
Add these natural tree shapes to your early years and primary school classrooms, ideal for small world play, discussing the natural world, learning about similarities and differences and for developing descriptive or imaginative language. Supports the following areas of learning: Physical Development ...
Awareness dates & special celebrations
- 19-25 November Road Safety Week
- 20 November World Children's Day
- 25 November – 3 December National Tree Week
- 2 December Tree Dressing Day
- 5 December World Soil Day
- 11 December International Mountain Day
- 21 December National Robin Day
- 21 December Winter Solstice - shortest day of the year
- 25 December Christmas Day
A selection of upcoming training, courses & workshops with an outdoor focus.
Find more in the training & courses section of our events calendar.
Workshops in November
Thursday 16 November
Philosophy for Children (P4C Outdoors), online taster
Part of World Philosophy Day celebrations!
Introducing participants to P4C outdoors and providing tools and techniques to use Philosophy for Children outdoors.
Forest School Training
Find out more about Forest School training and view our list of trainers signed up to the Muddy Faces Trainers Community here.
Muddy Faces can support your conferences training & events
Do you deliver Forest School training, or other outdoor play or learning training?
Are you running an outdoor or outdoor-related conference this year?
Join our Trainers Community.
- discounts for you & your students in the Muddy Faces shop
- free event listings on our website and links in our newsletter
- catalogues & other free gifts for your events
To find out more send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org