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Children gain an immense sense of achievement from creating something beautiful from a few simple sticks, says Julie Mountain.
Children enjoyed the first signs of spring on their latest trip to the woods, explains Martin Pace, director, Reflections Nursery & Forest School, Worthing, West Sussex.
There's no end to the learning as well as the fun that can be found in creating a habitat for minibeasts, says Julie Mountain, a consultant working for Learning Through Landscapes.
Boys were encouraged to discover new ways to play, learn and practise independence outdoors in a project described by Julie Mountain.
Nicole Weinstein finds ideas for woodlands visits
Light the sparks of learning and independence in Forest School activities using fire. Sarah Blackwell explains how to do it safely, and Forest Schools Birmingham and Midlands describe their experiences in an online-only case study
School and nursery children took the principles of Forest School to the water, with an added environmental message, in ecological sustainability activities beside the seaside.
Observation, assessment and planning are the foundation of any forest school programme, as Sarah Blackwell outlines an example of one.
Nursery children have been doing their bit for bees after learning about the ecological crisis that threatens them. Annette Rawstrone reports.
Never mind if the plant is a weed, it's wild, free, cookable and edible, as children and their families found out with Viv Hampshire.
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