This is the only activity card deck presenting Forest School activities. A handy quick & easy reference for 48 games, crafts and skill-building activities, it will encourage kids to get involved in choosing activities and help adults in structuring play.
This is the first-ever Forest School-themed activity card deck. Beautifully designed and packed with ideas, this handy reference tool created for families, forest school leaders, kids teachers, and anyone else who wants to try forest school, offers 48 games, crafts and skill-building activities to inspire outdoor fun and build a lasting relationship with nature. It complements Jane Worroll & Peter Houghton’s previous books (Play the Forest School Way and A Year of Forest School), containing activities from those books in a simplified, pocket-sized format.
The deck is divided into four suits; Team Games, Survival Skills, Forest Crafts and Connecting to Nature. From building dens and gathering wild food to making bark masks and playing Hungry Birds, the deck will help you enjoy a magical day, full all the wonder nature can offer. The accompanying booklet explains how to use the deck so that all can feel inspired and motivated to head outside.
About the Authors
Jane Worroll has worked outdoors for the majority of her adult life, in gardening, tree surgery and, for 12 years, as a Countryside Ranger, a role that included habitat management, monitoring protected species and leading volunteers. She has a degree in Ecology as well as an MSc in Environmental Conservation.
Jane Worroll together with Peter Houghton has published two forest school books.
Peter Houghton is a qualified Level 3 Forest School leader, running, with Jane Worroll, year-round Forest School sessions for children in London and elsewhere. At a charity supporting vulnerable inner-city children and young people, he works as an artist (in woodwork and other media) and as a key worker, as well as leading Forest School sessions. He is qualified and experienced in historical and ornamental woodcarving and in green woodwork