nursery gardens

Our large enclosed outdoor play areas provide all our children from babies to school age with a wonderful range of opportunities to engage in active, imaginative, and sensory play along with encouraging exploration and investigation of the natural environment.

teacher and child at pond

The Pond

Where we learn about living things and life cycles.

outdoor hut

The Wild Wood

Our own magical woodland adventures play area!

The Mud Kitchen

A great opportunity for creative, messy fun.


All of this together affords our children at First Adventures to explore the whole of the early years’ level of the Curriculum for Excellence.

The Playground

This dedicated outdoor area includes:

  • A climbing wall and physical equipment
  • A pirate ship
  • A sand pit
  • A water play equipment
  • A play house
  • An area to ride bicycles
play area at nursery

The Wildlife Garden

Our outdoor garden is a great place for children to investigate and explore the natural world and includes:

  • Our very own bug hotel
  • A ‘hide’ for bird watching
  • ‘Hidden bugs’ stone
  • Log piles and much more
train setup in nursery gardens

The Green Garden

This lovely section of the garden helps to spark interest in science and the environment and includes:

  • A wind turbine
  • A weather station
  • Solar panels
  • Wormery to watch the creepy crawlies
garden sign

The Salad and Vegetable Planting Areas

These planting areas encourage children to learn about gardening and growing through the seasons. Our aim is to experience the fun and satisfaction of transforming the ‘fruits of labour’ into delicious soups and snacks!

figurines in nursery garden