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Nature connection & nature deficit

A comprehensive reference section on Nature Deficit Disorder and the importance of nature connection - one of the key components of Forest School - with research & reports, blogs & articles, video and more.

Research, reports, news items etc, are, as much as possible, arranged in chronological order, most recent at the top

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Nature Connection article

Is your practice nature connection or nature contact? And does it matter?
Forest School practitioner & trainer Louise Ambrose considers.
From The Outdoor Practitioner magazine, Autumn 2021.

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Nature Connection deepen OP3 p3

7 ways to deepen your connection with nature

7 ways to deepen your connection with nature Muddy Faces OP3

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See also

Connecting to nature

Links to organisations & projects whose ethos is about getting children and families outside and connecting with nature.

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Benefits of Forest School

The benefits of attending Forest School are many and far-reaching, but also difficult to measure. Below we list some, but by no means all, of the benefits of Forest School on various aspects of a person’s life or development.

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Research, reports: health, wellbeing

Evidence for the benefits to children of outdoor play and learning & spending time in nature.

Arranged in chronological order, most recent at the top

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