School level

Outdoor Lessons and Activities

With Covid-19 still very much an ongoing issue in primary schools across the country, make your lessons fun and engaging with our Outdoor Activities collection. With links to several curriculum areas from Junior Infants up to Sixth Class, you are sure to find some interesting ideas for your pupils while remaining socially distant and making the most of your outdoor spaces.

Class

Junior & Senior Infants
1st & 2nd Class
3rd & 4th Class
5th & 6th Class

Maths

You can find maths trails, challenges and plenty of fun outdoor activities to incorporate into your maths lessons while getting outside for some fresh air and exercise.

Science

Experiments, challenges and activities to do outdoors while teaching Science and promoting STEM.

English

Get outside into the fresh air and use nature as your inspiration for some wonderful English lessons!

Maths

You can find maths trails, challenges and plenty of fun outdoor activities to incorporate into your maths lessons while getting outside for some fresh air and exercise.

Science

Experiments, challenges and activities to do outdoors while teaching Science and promoting STEM.

English

Get outside into the fresh air and use nature as your inspiration for some wonderful English lessons!

Maths

You can find maths trails, challenges and plenty of fun outdoor activities to incorporate into your maths lessons while getting outside for some fresh air and exercise.

Science

Experiments, challenges and activities to bring your lessons to life outdoors.

English

Use the outdoors to your advantage when planning and teaching your English lessons. Let nature be your inspiration while encouraging creative writing, reading, oral language and vocabulary development.

Maths

You can find maths trails, challenges and plenty of fun outdoor activities to incorporate into your maths lessons while getting outside for some fresh air and exercise.

Science

Experiments, challenges and activities to bring your lessons to life outdoors.

English

Use the outdoors to your advantage when planning and teaching your English lessons. Let nature be your inspiration while encouraging creative writing, reading, oral language and vocabulary development.

STEM Outdoors by PDST

https://sites.google.com/pdst.ie/st...maointe-8?authuser=0#h.ydwek0idtrv4 Added: 06 May 2021 Contributor: Moira Lambe Resource type: Demonstration / Guide/notes / Project

Bring pupils outdoors and to local amenities to enhance learning, support social distancing, promote physical distancing and help positive well-being. Find Maths and Science ideas here as well as STEM trails for the outdoors.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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3-4
5-6
SESE Science

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: You can find a lot of fantastic ideas and resources on this page for STEM outdoors.

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: You can find a lot of fantastic ideas and resources on this page for STEM outdoors.

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: You can find a lot of fantastic ideas and resources on this page for STEM outdoors.

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: You can find a lot of fantastic ideas and resources on this page for STEM outdoors.

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Language: English , Gaeilge
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