Activities

Your children will take part in a vast amount of activities at the Forest School. Throughout the seasons these activities will change and adapt, so the learning will be constantly new, exciting and challenging. An evolving learning environment.  Here are a few of our activities.   

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Woodworking
 

Children will be given the opportunity to use different tools, with natural resources like wood. 

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Well-being

 

Taking care of ourselves and each other in our natural world. We will all learn what we are capable of and how special we are.

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Exploring
 

So much exploring to do! We will all be using our strength to climb, balance, run and walk. Pushing the boundaries and achieving our goals.

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Navigating the woodland

 

We will teach the children to use tools and navigate their way around the woodland and field. We will find new paths and trails exploring.

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Cooking
 

Preparing and eating a healthy meals together in the woods.

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Mark-making

Mark-making with different tools using paint, mud and water. using imagination and being creative.

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Den building 
 

Finding branches, and building dens together. This builds strength, stamina and the skills to work as a team.

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Making shelters

 

So much fun can be had building a shelter. Creating shade from the sun or rain, we can read stories, eat a picnic and play games.

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Making bug hotels 

We need to look after our insects, so building a bug hotel will give them a home in the winter and we can observe them easily.

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Craft and creativity

 

Using tools and natural resources to create beautiful open-ended art in the outdoors.

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Story telling & song time
 

We will bring our stories to life in the woodland. Searching for the Gruffalo and going on a bear hunt!

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Bird watching

We will observe the birds in the woodland and watch them when they nest in the spring.

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Observing the animals & insects
 

How exciting, watching the animals and insects as they busily get on with their daily activities. 

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Tasks and activities

 

Children will learn to follow instructions while taking part in lots of fun, open-ended activities in the woodland.

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Learning about weather
 

Not only will the children learn about the weather, they will be immersed, living and breathing all the seasons.

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Caring for our environment

 

The children will learn to care for their environment. We need to live sustainably to secure our world for all generations to come.