Free-flowing and independent play in natural environments is crucial to achieving healthy life-style habits and robust physical and mental development.

Free-flowing and independent play in natural environments is crucial to achieving healthy life-style habits and robust physical and mental development. Children’s Health and Physical Development A growing trend toward sedentary and inactive lifestyles amongst young children and teenagers presents a danger to their health, as well to their social development and and future choice of […]

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Learning Outdoors is More Engaging  – Scottish Natural Heritage

Learning Outdoors is More Engaging – Scottish Natural Heritage

Learning outdoors more engaging, says Scottish Natural Heritage According to the report by Scottish Natural Heritage when teachers bring their children into the outdoors their learning is more enjoyable, challenging, active and collaborative. In Scotland the Curriculum for Excellence has seen an increase in outdoor learning in schools and pre-schools. This is Fantastic news and […]

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Slippy Sliding and Mud Kitchens

Slippy Sliding and Mud Kitchens

Now lets consider the benefits of walking on muddy ground; environmental awareness and the consequences of the weather and potentially seasons on the earth and the woodland that we find ourselves. We discover that our boots slide about, and if its really deep, we can make funny noises, we can dance and it can gloop. […]

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“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”

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A life most extraordinary

A life most extraordinary

Each child’s journey of discovery is different and because Forest Schools is long term, the beginning of a lifelong connection and affinity with nature. The great awe and wonder of the universe itself, we hold a very special, very precious and very unique, a place in providing opportunities for the child in creating substance, accountability […]

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