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Preschools in forests take root in US

31/05/2010

AP – Orion Knowler, 4, runs ahead of teacher Karen Olsen and other children attending Cedarsong Nature School's

AP:VASHON ISLAND, Wash. – When they’re outside, the children in Erin Kenny’s class don’t head for cover if it rains or snows. They stay right where they are — in a private five-acre forest. It’s their classroom. They spend three hours a day, four days a week here, a free-flowing romp through cedar and Douglas fir on Vashon Island in Puget Sound. The unique “forest kindergarten” at Cedarsong Nature School is among several that have opened in recent years in the U.S. Read More