Health & wellbeing videos
A collection of videos about the health & wellbeing benefits of being outdoors.
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Developing the Vestibular System with Stramarsh Outdoor Nursery
Brilliant little film explaining and demonstrating an important concept and key component of outdoor play: what is the vestibular system? What does it do? Why do we need it & how do we help our kids develop theirs? Created by Jess @ Stramash Outdoor Nursery, September 2019. (1 min)
A Student on the The Woodland Project
Supporting Young People with Mental Health Issues. A young man speaks eloquently about his experience getting into the woods with Circle of Life Rediscovery and CAMHS East Sussex. (2 mins 23)
How a walk in the woods could do you good
The concept of “forest bathing” is becoming popular in the West, but it originates from Japan. It is the art of how trees can help you find health and happiness. Dr Qing Li, an expert in the field, has been looking at the science behind how trees can improve wellness through emitting essential oils into the environment.
5 dangerous things you should let your kids do
TED talk from Gever Tulley, founder of the Tinkering School, spelling out why a little danger is good for both kids and grownups. His list of five dangerous things includes playing with fire, owning a pocketknife and taking things apart. (9 mins 15)
Wild About Wellbeing
Short film about a woodland project for girls in Galashiels, Scotland, exploring the practical and emotional benefits of getting away from screens and into the outdoors. By Jann Barr, for Nature Unlimited, 2017 (3 mins 21)