How Do You Teach Your Kids Outside?

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Have you ever thought about teaching your kids outside? How exactly does that work? That's what we're discussing on The Play. Learn. Thrive. Show this week. This is the podcast where parents learn ways to help their kids become self-confident, self-directed, and self-assured through purposeful play. I'm your host, Alanna Gallo – Teacher, Momma to four little ones, and Founder of Play.Learn.Thrive.

This is Episode #20 and we’re talking teaching outside with Rachel Tidd – Founder of Wild Learning, Author of the Wild Math and Wild Reading Curriculums, and fellow mom. You'll appreciate her attention to detail with outdoor math lessons. Listen to the episode on Apple PodcastsSpotify, Google Podcasts, and your other favorite podcast spots – follow and leave a 5-star review if you learned something!

What Do You Teach Your Kids Outside?

In today’s episode, I talk to Rachel Tidd – Founder of Wild Learning, Author of the Wild Math and Wild Reading Curriculums, and fellow mom. Hear what to teach your kids outside, the benefits of outdoor learning, what outdoor objects make for great math manipulatives, how homeschooling is changing, and what to look for during nature walks. This episode covers everything from decimals to pinecones. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear in this episode:

  • What is Rachel's background?
  • Why do kids benefit from learning outdoors?
  • Does outdoor learning need to be all day?
  • What can you teach outside?
  • Why are kids drawn to the outdoors?
  • Does having that outdoor space encourage curiosity?
  • How old are Rachel's kids?
  • What is the Erie Canal?

Connect with Rachel at DiscoverWildLearning.com and on Instagram and Facebook at @DiscoverWildLearning.

I love love love Rachel's emphasis on letting your kids explore and ask questions about things they discover. There's plenty more where that came from. Check out the episode and show notes below for much more detail.

Show Notes

What is The Play. Learn. Thrive. Show?

This is the podcast where parents learn ways to help their kids become self-confident, self-directed, and self-assured through purposeful play. I'm your host, Alanna Gallo – Teacher, Momma to four little ones, and Founder of Play.Learn.Thrive.

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