Read about our first year of Forest Kindergarten as reported by David Sobel, professor at Antioch New England, and Riley Hopeman who interned with us in the spring of 2014.
Taking the Classroom to the Forest: A School’s Forest Fridays Program
Into The Woods
Boot clad and bundled, seventeen kindergartners shuffle out of the heavy school doors. As they emerge, each breath suddenly becomes visible mixing with the cold, penetrating air. Standing poised at the door, one student, the “door holder,” waits until his or her last classmate has emerged. The students move confidently behind their teacher, Eliza Minnucci, who strides purposefully towards the nearby trail system, a mere 20 yards from the school doors. Today is Friday, Forest […]
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