Forest School

May 04, 2020

What is Forest School

Originating from Denmark in the 1980s and based on Outdoor learning for children, Forest school offers young children opportunities to develop self esteem, confidence and independence in a relaxed outside environment.

“Not all classrooms have four walls”

It will help your child develop

  • Communication
  • Perseverance
  • Resilience
  • Responsibility
  • Independence
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Social skills

Activities are provided during Forest school sessions but the emphasis is on the children choosing what they want to do. Activities might include den building, collecting samples and observing nature, crafts such as muddy faces , games, identifying flora and fauna as well as sharing.

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