Forest School Blog

Forest School [FS] is an educational approach that has existed worldwide since the late 1950s, with over ten thousand Forest School programs in the UK alone. In FS, children spend anywhere from a half day to a full day outdoors in various urban and near-urban parks, natural spaces adjacent to or on school grounds, or natural playgrounds and outdoor classrooms.

The activities that happen in FS also vary, depending on the season, climate, landscape, animals that have visited the night before, trees that have blown down in the wind, the kinds of provocations elicited by the educator.

April 29, 2019

Mind Mapping in Forest School

Forest School

With so much happening in the Forest School program, we have decided to take a stab at “Mind Mapping” together as a way of collecting our thoughts and experiences as they occur within the program both inside and outside the Forest an...

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