Forest schooling is a process which builds on an individual’s instinctive motivation and positive attitude to learning. It allows children to make their own choices, take risks and initiate learning for themselves. Forest schooling allows everyone to have fun and enjoy themselves whilst giving them the opportunity to develop an inquisitive and positive relationship with the natural world.
Forest schooling helps children to develop:
Confidence and self-esteem
Communication and social skills
Physical and mental dexterity