The Guide Beside

One of the best benefits of forest school is knowledge of nature. We sometimes think that kids will automatically understand night and day, seasons, plants, and animals, but they need to truly experience these things in ways that are meaningful to them in order to connect. Sounds good right? But in practice, really grabbing hold of a child’s attention,…

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There is something about the outdoors that breaks you down to your core. It makes us fearful, in a way, to be in the wild, yet strangely comfortable, like we are fulfilling some primitive part of ourselves. Adventures outdoors show us what we are truly made of, instead of how others see us. Kids feel…