Why should you choose a Forest Kindergarten?
Are less likely to come down with common infections, since they spend little time inside, where viruses and bacteria thrive (Grahn, 1997)
Have better motor skills, such as agility, balance and coordination (Fjortoft, 2014)
Engage in more imaginative and dynamic forms of play (Mårtensson, 2004)
Are less likely to be overweight or obese (Boldemann et al, 2005)
See improvements in confidence, social skills, language and communication, motivation and concentration (O’Brien, 2007)
Become more resilient (Blackwell, 2015)
Are less likely to experience ADHD symptoms (Isted, 2013)
This article features award winning outdoor nursery Daffodils:
Would you like to see an outdoor pre-school in action?
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One of the outdoor nurseries we visited last year - Free Range Urban Kids in Hackney is featured in this article. It will give you a great insight into the Forest Kindergarten concept 'What happens on a typical day'