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Learning in Nature: The Benefits of Forest School

You may have heard the term “forest school” more frequently in recent years, but what exactly is a forest school? While the concept is still relatively new in the United States, forest schools had already become popularized in Scandinavian countries in the 1950s. The most striking difference between forest school and traditional school is that most, if not all, of the school day is spent outside regardless of the weather. In addition, most forest schools are play-based with children choosing activities that piqued their interest.  Read more.....



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