Adults Samhain Intro to Forest School
NO NEED TO HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE, YOU CAN JOIN IN ANY SESSION.
NEW ACTIVITIES FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN BEFORE.
The aim of these workshops is to give adults the opportunity to experience Forest School methods including games, activities, health and safety in action and take this home to use in your own setting.
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SAMHAIN THEMED CRAFTS AND GAMES
WHEN: Saturday, October 15th
TIME: 10.30 am to 4 pm
- Nature Games that raise nature awareness with a Samhain twist.
- Some Samhain themed storytelling around the fire while roasting some sweet cinnamon apples over the embers.
- Make an Autumnal Hedgerow cordial, not only good for you but berry picking is a great way to connect kids to nature.
- “Skeleton” games and making magic wands.
- Make a Forest Witches broomstick and games.
- Learn how to use Swedish Firesteel to light a small fire.
- Safe tool use with kids - saws, knives, loppers.
- Camouflage and mud play
WHERE: Castleruddery Organic Farm
Cost: The cost is €45 per person per day.
How to get there: Castleruddery Organic Farm is near Donard in west Co. Wicklow. The venue is forty minutes from Dublin, see the directions on this link.
Book online by following this link https://goo.gl/forms/Bl9tvWNqcCIG60JZ2
For more information please email [email protected] or call Ciara 086 3199 515.
WHO: Suitable for Interested adults from 17 and over, Pre-school Service Providers, Parents, Teachers and any Group Leaders; these introductory courses are designed to give you direct experience of what Forest School is like so you can bring your experience back home or into your service. These day-long courses are both affordable and easily replicable and a great way to get experience and confidence in bringing children and adults into the outdoors.
FOR ONLINE BOOKING FORM CLICK HERE
The new book and brilliant resource “Learning With Nature” is available to buy after the session if you wish for €22, saving you €8 postge and packaging!
Location: Castleruddery Organic Farm, West Co. Wicklow
The intensive Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership is available in R.O.I. through Earth Force Education, delivered by Circle of Life Training, trainers from the UK. The next training starts November 2nd. This intensive course is delivered over 9 days ans is designed for people over 18 with at least two years considerable experience working with groups who would like to be a qualified Forest School Leader e.g. pre-school, crèche/Montessori, Scouts etc. and there a just a couple of spots left. Follow this link for more information.