Squirrel chases and Chickadee cities

Hi everyone! Thanks for checking in again today, and what a day we had! Our morning started out with a creative twist with U shaped tunnels, and burrows equipped with a tree roof. Our older students tried to defeat our chickadees this morning, but could not escape the sneaky attacks and were put into snow…

Add a little snow!

Hi Friends, Welcoming back winter…again.. brought us so much joy and discovery. Through our core routines, we continue to explore our new space, and even a little snow can make a magical difference in our exploration. Some of our students discovered a new favorite place called the Fluffy Pine Forest. What a wonderful space with…

Welcome Back!

Hi Friends, We hope everyone had a pleasant holiday and memorable new year. We were super excited to hear all about our students new stories and adventures they got up to on their break. This morning we welcomed new and familiar faces to our morning circle. Our students were also engrossed with our new forest…

Community Village

Hi Friends, We had another awesome Thursday and what a way to end our journey together for 2019! Our students got right into their projects for the day and our mission? – to create a community village of Quinces called The Wolf Den. There was a total of 5 dens which were all different shapes…

Ice rinks and Animal Tracks

Hi Friends, This week at Forest School we we felt very reflective as we looked back on our time spent together, and laughed about our stories, memories and new friends we have all created. We must say finding tracks today is an understatement, we discovered highways of animal tracks, and it was pretty amazing to see…

Well…hello there Deer!

Hi Friends, Welcome to the Wild Kids Deer Track National Geographic show, we hope you enjoy (video will be shown at the end of our blog). We love the snow! Why you may ask? It provides so much opportunity to create, build, track animals, keeps us warm among so much more! This week our students…

Fishing, Ash Trees and Shelter building

Hey Friends!  This week at Forest School we had the unique opportunity to learn from a member of Parks Ontario. We welcomed our new friend in with open arms and Trish taught us all about an invasive species – the Emerald Ash Borer, and the effects they have on our local Ash trees. We particularly…

Nature’s Playground

Hi Friends, When was the last time you climbed to the tippy top of a tree? Or heard the sound of a bird flying overhead or the creeks and cracks of dancing trees? Our students were put right in the thick of all these beautiful sounds today among so much more!  Characteristics of a Blue…

Predator vs Prey

Hi Friends, What kind of wild did you bring today? As Forest School Practitioners we like to think we bring the wild of the Coyote. The Coyote is a very cunning and sneaky animal, most times you don’t even know that they are there. You can find their tracks or scat, or hear their calls…

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…