Written for parents, teachers and anyone else who wants to try out Forest School activities, and also as a handy resource for Forest School leaders, it follows on from the bestselling Play the Forest School Way, with brand-new games and survival skills that connect with the natural cycle of the year.
For each season, there's also a special day out - a multi-activity session that's great for parties, school breaks or simply a fun day in nature.
- In spring, forage fresh nettle tips for soup, make a mud cake to celebrate Earth Day and weave cordage from young brambles.
- In summer, gather blackberries and feathers to make ink and quill pens, craft masks from shed bark and build a fire to cook a fruit crumble.
- In autumn, create a rainbow from fallen leaves, then make a den and shelter inside while you weave a tale around painted story stones.
- In winter, navigate the landscape with a compass, carve elves from sticks and mull apple juice with festive spices over an open fire.