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Barrie Forest Kindy
Providing Forest School, Fun filled Kindergarten Field trips and Educator workshops on indoor and outdoor child directed leaning through play
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Barrie Forest Kindy Feb 22
“Kids before, in unsupervised and unstructured play, had to work harder and be adaptable to other kids needs and wants to keep the participants there. They learned if they were inflexible they were often left alone.”
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Barrie Forest Kindy Feb 2
"One drawback of our society is that kids are not allowed to go to the park by themselves and are constantly being monitored." Parents, read this & share your thoughts!
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Barrie Forest Kindy Jun 28
What are the 3 essentials of loose parts? Childonground@Hotmail.com the list where we send you valuable information & info on upcoming trainings. All this summer we will be releasing our essentials series. Sign up before this Monday for 3 essentials of loose parts outdoors!
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Barrie Forest Kindy 20 Jun 18
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A Kerr 26 May 18
RT : RT : Why does sitting still equal learning for kids? Let's explore the myth of the brain & body as separate entities.
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Barrie Forest Kindy 4 May 18
Check out my latest blog post! Do kids need "stuff" to learn? Not really. Parents, here's what they do need.
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Barrie Forest Kindy 4 May 18
Why does sitting still equal learning for kids? Let's explore the myth of the brain & body as separate entities.
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Barrie Forest Kindy 30 Apr 18
It’s May tomorrow and we are almost full out spring but kids found spring under the snow
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Barrie Forest Kindy 28 Apr 18
Great times doing a workshop with SCDSB today, though with 2C was glad we weren’t actually Now prepping for Ontario Wilderness Leadership Symposium (OWLS) tomorrow! Love chatting with educators about getting kids outdoors!
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Barrie Forest Kindy 17 Apr 18
Had a great time presenting at the conference and great conversations with forest school people reminded me of this video - great reminder of why we do what we do but get the Kleenex ready.
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Barrie Forest Kindy 4 Apr 18
“Informal sports, as well as other child-organized varieties of social play, teach lessons that cannot be taught, or cannot be taught as well, by adult-directed formal sports.”
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Barrie Forest Kindy 2 Apr 18
Having children of all ages facilitates communication, empathy and most important of all learning from different abilities and understandings.
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Barrie Forest Kindy 28 Mar 18
“these (skills) include understanding and liking oneself, having empathy for others, thinking creatively and critically, and being able to solve problems and overcome mistakes. And the sooner children learn such life skills, the better”
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Barrie Forest Kindy 21 Mar 18
A rare moment of zen at the forest school as the kids relax and practice a yoga pose one showed the others.
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Barrie Forest Kindy 7 Mar 18
Replying to @ecopedagogue
Yes, love the smell! But after 15 minutes I have enough to last the week!
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Barrie Forest Kindy 7 Mar 18
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Barrie Forest Kindy 21 Feb 18
“I doubt if there has ever been any human culture, anywhere, at any time, that underestimates children's abilities more than we North Americans do today.”
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