Snowmageddon

Hi Folks, I think we were all super surprised this morning when we saw so much of that white stuff! We can’t believe we almost forgot how beautiful it is. Our students had a beautiful moment at the start of our day  – venturing into the woods, we all found a quiet, personal space where…

Love for all weather!

Hi Friends, What an incredibly creative day we had! We were very curious students today and started looking at different types of creature and plants such as : Red Spotted Purple (Butterfly) Emerald Ash Borer Wooly Bear American Dagger Northern Oriole We also love rain days because it gives our students the opportunity to dive…

Acorns and more…

Hey Folks, Imagine being a baby squirrel and accidentally falling out of your drey (tree squirrel nest). Now imagine being an eagle flying over the forest and with your keen eye, you see an unprotected meal right for the taking? Our students looked at this scenario from both perspectives today and while some thought playing…

Natures Colour Wheel

Hi Friends! We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and we were excited to hear all about your child’s long weekend stories! Our question of the day was: What have you noticed in our environment? And we love hearing the answers because they always vary so much. Ranging from the colours of the leaves, no…

Community Building

Hi Folks, Each week we challenge our students to discover something new that is within our woodland, and this week was no different. While some of our students used their wonderful imagination this morning – playing Wolf pack – which consisted of territories, predators, cubs, stalking and of course nap time, our other students really…

Field Trip!

Hi Friends, As most of you know we went off property this morning and headed to one of Forest Schools favourite area – Metcalfe Rock! Located just beyond Blue Mountain we tucked ourselves away right beside natural rock formations and some of Ontario’s best rock climbing. Our students challenged themselves through rock climbing and caving,…

You can find us in the forest!

Hi Folks, Thanks for stopping by to read about another great day at Forest School, and we had such a mix of weather from heat, sun, rain, thunderstorm, lighting, chilly wind, hail and then back to sun, our students are getting used to what Fall is all about. This morning our students warmed up by…

Music is everywhere!

Hi Folks, Thanks for stopping by for another great day at Forest and Nature School, and with all this beautiful weather we didn’t waste any time. We welcomed all of students with the sound of ukuleles, which led to lots of singing and our students even playing their own tunes this morning. We are always…

Millipedes, Caterpillars and More!

Hey Folks! We are filled with gratitude for the wonderful welcome into the Wasaga Beach community from our new friends and families. Our day was filled with little moments that took us by surprise (literal surprise!.. aka spotted touch me not flowers), and big moments that brought us all together to build relationships. We are…

Welcome to Wasaga!

Hey Folks! We are thrilled to be opening up our new school in Wasaga Beach at the Nordic Centre on Blueberry Trail Rd!  This beautiful area is the perfect backdrop for our FNS program with tons of trails to explore and all the mysteries of the forest waiting to be discovered. Last week, we had…