Campfire Pancakes As it's Shrove Tuesday this week, we're planning to have a lot of fun making pancakes on the fire. I much prefer making pancakes outside; no whirring extractor fan, and much easier [...]
How do I work Outdoor Learning into the curriculum?Cambridge Forest Schools' Outdoor Practitioner course is for KS1 or KS2 teachers and TAs who can see the value of Outdoor Learning but would like some support with putting it into practice in school and using an outside space to deliver their curriculum.
As the New Year begins, it is time for those (dreaded?) New Years resolutions! Contrary to the usual trepidation, this year, I am actually very excited about what lies in store. The excellent news [...]
At Forest School, ivy is our friend all year round but in Winter it comes into its own as the perfect adornment to a Christmas Wreath (as featured in our Forest School video advent). [...]
Coppicing It’s really important for Forest School practitioners to know how to effectively manage a natural environment in a sustainable way, especially if planning on [...]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/science-environment-44643177/how-trees-secretly-talk-to-each-other Amazing. And well done BBC for sharing this news allowing more people to understand the world of trees. If you've never read the book 'The Hidden Life of Trees' by Peter Wohlleben [...]
Today I had an interesting conversation with an 8 year old regarding hygiene. We were in the woods, I was pouring the drinks and the tower of beakers I was about to pour into fell over. “We can’t [...]