There can be little doubt that the education of the very young provides an essential foundation for all that follows, and the nature of that education is critical. Stressing the importance of outdoor play, this book locates Froebelian practice in current practice, through a wealth of examples from contemporary settings. Early Childhood Practice brings together contributions from distinguished primary and early childhood practitioners, who show how they have used educational methods advocated by Froebel.
Chapter 5: Offering Children First-Hand Experiences Through Forest School: Relating to and Learning about Nature
Offering Children First-Hand Experiences Through Forest School: Relating to and Learning about Nature
Friedrich Froebel emphasised the educational importance of outdoor learning and the forest school experience as a natural extension to Froebel's ...