Little sprouts

Hey Folks! We had another fun week at Forest School, with two unique days unfolding.  We’ll start with the similarities. Our focus this week was on seeds and plants, so we spent a bit of time in the classroom.  In a nutshell, the students learned and recorded the life cycle of a plant (sunflower) in…

Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but memories

Hey Everyone! We are once again happy to welcome new students to our program this week, and a big thanks to current students for being so welcoming. Given that this is Earth week culminating with Earth Day on Friday, we thought what better way to celebrate than understanding how to minimize our environmental impact through…

I speak for the trees

Hey Folks! It seems that spring has finally arrived which meant a couple of welcomed sunny, warm days at Forest School.  This week, we focused on trees – beginning with one of our favourite games, Sappy Sappy, to get the energy flowing. After our initial check-ins, smudge ceremony and some yoga, the students paired up…

Catch me if you can

Hey Everyone, First off, a big WELCOME to our new students! It seems like winter just won’t leave us alone – which we took full advantage of this week.  The fresh layer of snow was perfect for seeking out and learning about animal tracks. We began the day by checking “baited areas” to see if…