Forest School

Forest School

Did you know that offering Forest School as part of your education is one of the best learning and health opportunity for children? Why not make it part of every child’s experience this Autumn?The Covid crisis has shown an increase in 60% of our population’s...

World Environment Day

Viruses, Deforestation and Wildlife Trade, what do these have in common? By Marina Robb, Founding Director of Circle of Life Rediscovery Among the barrage of news around Covid 19, I finally succumbed to listening once again to the BBC News. An almost unnoticed comment...

Outdoor Classroom Day 2020

Play? Naturally! By Kate Macairt Today is Outdoor Classroom Day 2020! As we tentatively begin to emerge from our safe spaces how are we going to re-adjust to human contact and integration? The enforced lock-down has in many ways been merely an exaggeration of the...

Just Imagine…a Blog for Mental Health Awareness Week

Just Imagine, by Kate Macairt – Circle of Life Rediscovery Director This week is Mental Health Awareness Week 2020. Thinking back to New Year’s Day 2020, there I was sending out positive messages to family and friends; ‘2020 Vision Happy New year!’ I think I was...

Nature Play and the Early Years

Nature Play is essential for all our learning and development. In the early years of our lives we explore and experiment. What makes the human species so special? It has to do with all the care and time we are given by the adults around us as well as the variability...

Forest Kindergarten Training

Opening Up The Outdoors Forest Kindergarten is modelled on a Forest School approach and is based around child-centred learning through play in the Early Years. Forest Kindergartens offer young children frequent visits and regular play opportunities in a local, natural...

Forest School Training Feedback

Forest School Training Level 3! Our 2019 3 part Forest School Training course in East Sussex has just ended – find out what our trainees thought about our training. The next course commences 18th March 2020 – see below for details! What have you most...

Messy Maths – World Maths Day

World Maths Day Below are just a couple of examples of how to take maths outside! Leaf Multiplication Thank goodness for leaves! How would we learn our multiplication tables without them. “Hmm.” I hear you say. “I managed just fine, thank you very much.” Maybe so, but...