At Chelsea Open Air children have access to the garden no matter what the weather. Learning outside plays an integral part in children’s development and in the Chelsea Open Air experience. Our garden offers an exciting environment for children to explore and challenge themselves.
Through our outside space we aim to:
Promote good quality, challenging, safe and accessible play for all children.
Provide well-planned engaging activities outside similar but different to indoors.
Provide an environment to extend and improve children’s learning and well-being regardless of the weather.
Make the most of an environment over which we have little control.
Expand children’s horizons of what learning can be experienced outside.
Fulfil the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage outdoors as well as indoors.
As well as all this, there is something more…….something very, very special, which we delight in and value enormously about our garden. Something which we believe to be part of the very essence of childhood. This is the world of imagination, fairy-tale, magic, pretend, enchantment, story……..that whole exciting world of fantasy.