You may have already read or heard that Forest School is designed to develop emotional intelligence and self esteem. We as practitioners believe that the ethos and principles of Forest School are what makes the system unique in being able to deliver these kind of effects.
Much of the focus is often on what we ‘Do’ or perhaps what we’ve ‘made’in forest school. I understand that, it’s the stuff people see, but it’s also the tip of the iceberg. Forest School is Process Driven – The process is far more important than the end result. Much of our ‘activities’ are in fact designed with a very different (much less visual) outcome in mind.
More on this over on the blog at some point…