What is Forest School? | Forest School Association

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Kids Learning Outdoors, the Forest School Approach:

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     In looking at creative ways to transform schooling, the Forest School movement is gaining visibility and support, especially in the early childhood and kindergarten years. This post shares information through the UK-based association, a very useful resource. There are examples here in the United States as well, but this is the best overview of the philosophy and current status of the schools. I will be posting more on specific examples in the US as well.

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“Forest School is an inspirational process, that offers ALL learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland…”

Source: What is Forest School? | Forest School Association

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Courtesy of Old Moss Woman's Secret Garden

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