April 18, 2012

Can forest schools help academic studies?

Could lessons in the great outdoors actually improve children’s performance in the classroom as well as giving them that all important dose of fresh air? In […]
May 1, 2012

Is outdoor child’s play doomed to extinction?

Figures released by the National Trust earlier this month paint a picture of a generation of children disengaged with nature and outdoor play, largely ignorant of […]
May 1, 2012

50 things to do before you’re 11¾

Time for kids to turn off the computer and get outdoors. The National Trust has come up with the list and formed a group of Elite Rangers […]
May 21, 2012

Forest play aids nursery children's mediation skills

A trial of outdoor learning in the woods designed to promote independent play in nursery children led to them learning to solve disputes themselves. The Pontycymer Nursery […]