Play & Learn Outdoors | June 2022 | Issue 2.7

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It feels like we’ve been thrown head first into summer, where exactly did the first half of 2022 go? Maybe it’s because it’s been a busy year at Able Canopies HQ and its not slowing down, with an even busier summer ahead. We’re therefore sending out the last edition of P&LO before the new school year in September, so be sure to have a good read. It’s full of inspiration for outside lessons, fundraising and fun dates you an incorporate … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | March 2022 | Issue 2.6

There’s so much sadness and destruction going on in the world right now that we wondered whether we should put our newsletter on hold. However, we felt in some ways that makes it more important to share some positivity, along with fun ideas for better days ahead. So, this month’s newsletter features a whole host of fundraising ideas including events you can hold outside, small ongoing fundraisers and bigger affairs. You’ll also find lot’s of canopy inspiration and features on … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | December 2021 | Issue 2.5

It feels like so much has happened since the last edition of P&LO and somehow we’re already heading for the end of the year. This month’s newsletter is a bumper issue jam-packed with all the inspiration you need for fundraising and taking lessons outside. When you get a chance, take a break, sit back, relax with your favourite drink and have a flick through. Hopefully you’ll be able to take some ideas back to the classroom. If you enjoy reading … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | September 2021 | Issue 2.4

With the new school year having just begun, I can imagine you’re extremely busy yet, grateful for any ideas and tips thrown your way. So, I’ll keep it brief; this edition of P&LO is jam-packed with outdoor learning ideas, fundraising inspiration and advice for purchasing a canopy. When you get a chance, take a break, sit back, relax with your favourite drink and have a flick through. Hopefully you’ll be able to take some ideas back to the classroom. If … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | June 2021 | Issue 2.3

Summer is finally in full swing and time spent outside has never been more enjoyable, whether that be for recreation or taking lessons outside in schools. This edition of Play & Learn Outdoors is packed full with all the inspiration and ideas you need for teaching your pupils outside in the fresh air and raising those much needed funds for your school. So take a break, sit back, relax with a cuppa and have a read. Hopefully you’ll be able … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | March 2021 | Issue 2.2

March welcomes the start of Spring, which means we are leaving the colder weather and dark nights behind. It’s the perfect time to start planning outdoor lessons, your fundraising plans and dates that you can partake in to make lessons even more fun and engaging for your pupils. The last 3 months since the previous edition of P&LO have been busy here at Able Canopies HQ, we’ve installed lots of canopies which you can see on pages 14 & 15. … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | December 2020 | Issue 2.1

We’ve almost made it to the end of 2020 I think I speak for almost everyone when I say it’s been a tough year! However, the kindness that has come from this year has proven that when times are hard, strangers really do rally round and do what they can to put a smile on others’ faces. The pandemic has shown whats important and what’s not and one of those things is still providing children with a safe place to … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | October 2020 | Issue 2.0

We’re over halfway through the year already with winter and dare I say Christmas well on the way. That means it’s time to start thinking outside of the box when it comes to planning lessons and play sessions outside. The cold, drizzly weather doesn’t have to stop you and your pupils from enjoying the fresh air, which you can enjoy all year round. This edition of Play & Learn Outdoors is a little late this year however, the wait has … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | June 2020 | Issue 1.9

As I’m writing this, the sun is shining and it feels like summer has well and truly settled in. The last few months have been tough for many of us across the world and we’re here to try and offer some lighter content and positivity. In the June edition of Play and Learn Outside, you will notice a couple of appearances from our very own superhero Shade Man and his latest offer which is exclusive to schools and nurseries. We have been very busy … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | March 2020 | Issue 1.8

Welcome to the March edition of Play and Learn Outdoors. We’re already into the third month of 2020, can you believe it? I hope you have settled into the year well and your pupils are now used to writing the new year in their workbooks. I know I still forget, sometimes. We’ve been extremely busy over the last three months gathering all the latest and greatest news for you to read through on your tea break with a steaming hot … Continue reading