The 3 Ps for Outdoor Learning

When we consider the wide variety of outdoor environments that children experience in the early years sector, it is vital to understand how to support and maximise children’s opportunities for risky play and connecting with nature.


· February 7, 2024

Play, Practice and Policy Programme

This resource will help you to:

  • Reflect on Risk: Think about how you view risk and its effects on children’s learning and play. Considering your personal views and the views of society.
  • Learn About Risk: Get a deeper understanding of risks and benefits related to your practice and working with children.
  • Fire and Tools Use: Learn the safe use of fire and tools with children, based on research and guidelines.
  • Develop Skills: Gain practical skills in using fire and tools safely in your setting, with help from expert Niki Buchan.
  • Reflect and Connect: Hear stories from Early Childhood Ireland members who’ve successfully introduced risky play in their settings.

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Course Includes

  • 15 Lessons
  • Course Certificate