Nursery Venture Out

We headed out into the clear, crisp, frosty morning, first a game of sticky feet. Whenever the leader shouts “Sticky Feet!” the children group together, joining up their feet. Once in the circle we talked about woodland creatures, the children pick an animal and discuss it’s recognisable characteristics, they then act it out. It may be a proud stag with big antlers, a small squirrel scurrying to bury nuts for winter, a tiny woodlouse hiding under a log. A great way to keep the children warm and learn at the same time. We then went through the woods, seeing if we could move quietly like an animal stalking it’s prey. Once at the willow circle the children chose a woodland creature and created a den for them.

Principle 2: Forest School takes place in a woodland or natural wooded environment to support the development of a relationship between the learner and the natural world.

Article 6 _ We all have the right to be alive and develop in the best possible way.

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