Are you planning on replacing your schoolyard’s paving stones with nature? A good idea! A green-blue schoolyard not only benefits children’s development. It also provides better protection against severe downpours and extreme drought. On the groenblauweschoolpleinen.nl website [in Dutch], primary schools can find tips and inspiration for a green-blue schoolyard. What are the ways to bring children more in touch with nature? And how can you combat waterlogging and heat?
The website features the following:
- A step-by-step plan that helps you construct a green-blue schoolyard;
- Sample projects of schools with green-blue schoolyards;
- Free teaching packages for teachers who wish to provide outdoor lessons;
- Examples of measures that can be taken in schoolyards.