Feel more capable and confident.

Children who spend time playing in nature are more capable, confident and have higher resilience. These are all abilities that parents want for their children.

The Role of ‘Resilience’ in Relation to the Learning and Development of Young Children

In this portfolio, the researcher critically explores the role of the learning disposition ‘resilience’ in the learning and development of young children and the implications for practice and policy. This enquiry is contextualised through child observations and reflection on practice during a 12 week Forest School project in Torbay in 2010.

Rowena Kenny - A Critical Exploration of the Role of ‘Resilience’ in Relation to the Learning and Development of Young Children; September 2010