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Forest School

This guide includes resources about Forest School and outdoor educational activities for students

Featured Books from Your ATA Library

Staying Outside

Join Mrs. T, her teaching partners and her Kindergarten children on their journey to stay outside for at least part of every day, every weather. "Troupers" are created as they play and learn in sun, fog, snow, rain; in the Fall, Winter and Spring.

Learning with Nature

Written by experienced Forest School practitioners, using tried and tested games and activities, it provides comprehensive information for enriching childrens' learning through nature.

The Forest Unseen

Written with remarkable grace and empathy, The Forest Unseen is a grand tour of nature in all its profundity. Haskell is a perfect guide into the world that exists beneath our feet and beyond our backyards.

The Nature Fix

From forest paths in Korea to islands in Finland to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science at the confluence of environment, mood, health and creativity.

Reading Nature

Provides a window into science ideas and practices by drawing on and adapting peer-reviewed articles from scientific journals. Each evidence-based text ties into one of five disciplinary core ideas - from molecules to organisms, ecosystems, heredity, biological evolution, and human impacts on Earth systems

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