Nature Is CallingLove nature even when the wind is blowing and the rain is pouring from the sky – no such thing….. As Spring approaches and nature begins to stir, remember to finish off those jobs in your setting before
The story of my malletThe first true woodwork I created on my own, my Forest School mallet takes pride of place in my home. Any new Forest School Leader will hopefully have made their mallet. This represents a step in
Advanced Tools WorkshopWork with green wood and improve your tool skills as you create under the watchful eye of Charles of Touchwood Crafts What: A day outside working on building your confidence with a range of hand tools. We
I’ve had a revelation recently as I started burning (more expensive) kiln dried wood in my log burner. The heat, lack of smoke and clear screen led me to trial in 🌲Forest School. Would using kiln dried logs make fires
This is by far my favourite ‘tool’ to use in a Forest School. 🌳👍🏻 It can be used in a number of ways to maximise access to small, achievable tasks. Furthermore, the base of the kettle forms a perfect little
Maintain professional practiceCome and join us at the first ever network meeting. Workshops and like-minded people, set in the beauty of Redwood, Slimbridge. It has always been a vital principle of teaching, and maintaining professional practice through development opportunities (observations,
So pleased to have worked with these skilled professionals today. We were treated to a medley of pizza, chilli, banana and chocolate, bread in a tin and even flapjack in an orange! Still two places on our April 2019 course.
Today we tried something new in our Forest School session. With a topic to link to, the children were well away with their Greek Myths And Legends topic. Someone then generated a discussion about the entertainment available in those days.
Booking has now opened for our 2019 Inspired Forest School Conference and we are pleased to be able to welcome you to attend. The plan for the day was imagined at our latest meeting. The group decided that a meeting once
Forest School Song Have you ever heard a Forest School song? Thanks to the children of Steam Mills Primary for allowing a recording of their hit number. They sang it cheerfully on their way back from a fantastic session in