Can you help resource our new Year 1 outside area? Please share!

Outside Area

Can you help?

The Year 1 Team are developing their outdoor provision including continuous provision for both their indoor classroom and outdoor classrooms.  We are looking for some items that you may have at home that you could donate to us. The following is what we really need. We’ll update this list as items come in.

Got something you can donate?

Small World and Construction:
  • Lego 
  • Building blocks
  • Animals 
  • Happy Land 
  • Wooden trains & track 
Gross motor play:
  • Three wheeled scooters; such as Micro scooters
  • Balance bike
  • Large floor puzzles 
  • Orchard games 
  • Marble Run 
Role play:
  • Dressing up costumes 5 – 7 age range
Sand play:
  • Buckets/spades/rakes/sand moulds 
Natural resources/loose parts/wooden bowls/natural baskets:
  • Shells 
  • pebbles
  • Glass beads
  • Corks 
  • Pine cones
  • Tree blocks with bark
  • Large curtain rings – wooden/chrome
  • Cork boards – round/square/rectangular
  • Hessian mats 
Storage for our areas: 
We are looking to create zones – much like Year R, so if you’re thinking of disposing of any IKEA Kallax units or Trofast units – we’d love to hear from you! 
If anyone has any pallets at home too we are going to try and use these creatively in our outdoor classrooms!