|a204 pages :|bcolor illustrations, color maps ;|c25 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 189-199) and index.
|aIntroduction -- Nature kindergarten -- Urban forest school -- Rural day nurseries -- Scotland -- Wales -- Ireland -- England -- State schools compared -- Independent provision considered -- Forest school as part of special and inclusive education -- Forest school as an intervention strategy in mainstream schools -- Forest school and pupil referral units -- Improving mental health -- Supporting parents -- Holistic perspectives and conclusions.
|aThis book inspires and encourages individuals of all ages to take an innovative approach to outdoor play and learning. The images throughout the book bring alive Forest School activities and each chapter is accompanied by creative ideas for practice and in depth case studies from across the United Kingdom and Ireland exploring the amazing variety of nature provision.