Seen through the eyes of an artist…

I’m overjoyed and moved by the wonderful pieces of art Ruth Evans artist manifested for Forest School Ireland’s new logo. Check out her work on Instagram or order her fab artwork from her website. She has also made a Forest Bathing with Ciara (me!) logo that makes me smile and my heart sing….. Feeling soContinue reading “Seen through the eyes of an artist…”

Free Heritage In Schools visits! Booking reopens from Monday!

Your Primary School can book book up to 3 visits with a Heritage in Schools specialist, one of which is Ciara Hinksman of Forest School Ireland, from this Monday, 13th September. Visits will be FREE to schools and fully funded by the Heritage Council as a wayof supporting teachers and students at a time whenContinue reading “Free Heritage In Schools visits! Booking reopens from Monday!”

Upcoming Forest School seminars

Our lovely partners, Circle of Life Rediscovery, are offering some truly interesting online seminars soon. Do check these out, there is a lot of wisdom here: Attached to Nature: Nurturing ecological identity as part of children’s emerging sense of self, with Professor Jan White•    How could play within ‘everyday nature’ create a sense ofContinue reading “Upcoming Forest School seminars”

IFSA Spring Webinars

Hi folks, The IFSA series of webinars this Spring was truly lovely, with offerings from three incredible Forest School Leaders: Storyteller, Wordsmith, goat herder, artist & Forest School facilitator Sean O’Laoghaire from Co. Kerry. Weaver, storyteller, wisdom keeper & Forest School leader and trainer Carol Barrett of Down to Earth Galway. Ancient wisdom and naturalContinue reading “IFSA Spring Webinars”

Nurture your nature with these free online resources

I found, while searching one of my first teacher/mentors’s website Jon Young’s 8 Shields, a link to the Children & Nature website. It’s been a while since I looked down this amazing online rabbit hole and the contents really are magic. Check out this amazing school, the Watershed School, in the US and the resourcesContinue reading “Nurture your nature with these free online resources”

Irish Training Treeific Team

Very excited to launch our 2021 Forest School Leader training courses for next year very soon. So privileged to do this work, especially with this amazing team, Lucy Bell of Growing Wild, Lucy O’Hagan of Wild Awake and me, Ciara Hinksman of Forest School Ireland. We are associate trainers with the amazing Circle of LifeContinue reading “Irish Training Treeific Team”