Family Forest School

Join us for some fun in the wild!

Triangle Garden Family Forest School is for families with children aged 3-12 to get outdoors, have fun, learn new skills, and make new friends. Playing outdoors the Forest School way builds confidence, allows risk taking and encourages team building skills. Spending time in nature reduces stress, improves mental well-being, improves boosts immune functions, increases creativity and leaves you feeling refreshed!

All sessions are lead by a qualified Forest School leader in collaboration with Culturewood CiC

Activities will vary with the seasons and are likely to include seek and find nature trails, traditional green crafting, bushcraft, nature observation and making ephemeral art from natural materials. For session times and rates please visit our events page.

New skills we learn at Family Forest School:
‘whittling with a potato peeler’, ‘twig crafts’, ‘making a bug hotel’, ‘learnt about bats and water voles’, ‘making a broomstick’, ‘making a wand’, ‘toasting marshmallows on a campfire’, ‘having fun in the mud kitchen’, ‘making stick dollies’, making a fire’, ‘making clay tree sprites’, ‘making mandalas from found materials’, ‘hammer printing’, ‘a better understanding of natural processes eg changing seasons, importance of water, pollinators, flowers etc’, ‘improved my imagination with crafts’, ‘the wide possibilities of creations from forest materials’

Family Forest School poster