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Feeding the crow

A small group of children are cooking bread on the fire outside in the nursery garden. They spot a crow in a tree and decide to give it some bread. The practitioner supports them.

Good for looking at

  • Learning outdoors
  • Understanding the world
  • Speech and language development
  • Socialising
  • Characteristics of effective learning
  • Effective adult support


  • How are the children learning? Which areas of development, engagement and characteristics of learning can you observe?
  • In what ways does the adult support the children’s learning?
  • How does the environment support the children’s learning?
  • What is valuable about the materials provided as learning resources?