Episode 8: The importance of Nature and Forest Schools featuring Dawn

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As ever all things discussed are our own views and do not reflect that of our respective employers. We don’t receive any sponsorship or funding so anything mentioned is our personal un bias opinion.

Forest Schools

Teaching young people, parents and working with NHS and Councils to support young people with mental health issues.

Covering a wide range of issues:

  • Perception of Risk
  • Children Getting outside
  • Their first time under a tree or on grass
  • non-Adult supervised play

Insect Population decline
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/feb/10/plummeting-insect-numbers-threaten-collapse-of-nature

Human ingestion of plastic

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/01/24/seafood-eaters-ingest-11000-tiny-pieces-plastic-every-year-study/

Bob Hughes – Play
https://www.playscotland.org/playful-learning/play-types/

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust