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Campfire Kids: Going Back to Nature With Forest Kindergartens


Green Lifestyle  (tags: children, eco-friendly, environment, green, education, Sustainabililty, greenliving, family )

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- 2059 days ago - spiegel.de
Radical back-to-nature forest kindergartens where children are allowed to climb trees and play with fire have spread across the country. Will the concept of the Waldkindergarten become Germany's next export success?



   

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Past Member (0)
Monday November 25, 2013, 5:04 am
Thank you.
 

Winn Adams (179)
Monday November 25, 2013, 7:43 am
Getting back to nature is a good idea for the young and old.
 

. (0)
Monday November 25, 2013, 8:50 am
Sounds like a great idea. Thanks for sharing, Cal.
 

Birgit W (160)
Monday November 25, 2013, 2:03 pm
Wonderful, I love it. Thanks for sharing.
 

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Monday November 25, 2013, 2:11 pm
Thanks for sharing Cal
 

Ben B (18)
Monday November 25, 2013, 9:41 pm
Great idea. The health benefits, both mental and physical, seem considerable encouraging discovery, developing resilience, and healthy attitudes toward nature. Similar attitudes toward the education of German youth, encouraging healthy attitudes, athletic pursuits, hiking, camping etc. have existed in Germany for over a century.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 26, 2013, 1:20 am
This is a good idea it's never to early to introduce children to nature and wildlife.If they are taught early enough the experience will stay with them for the rest of their lives and will breed in them a love and respect for the world around them.I do have reservations though regarding children playing with fire If not properly supervised and the article suggests that these children were not.
 

Janis K (129)
Thursday November 28, 2013, 5:45 am
Interesting
 
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