From forest preschool to Bush Kinder: An inspirational approach to preschool provision in Australia

Sue Elliott, University of New England

Barbara Chancellor, RMIT University

This report provides inspiring current Australian research into the positive impact of a forest school/ bush kinder program for children, colleagues, parents and the wider community of Westgarth Kindergarten in Melbourne. The research, data collected and evaluation of this bush kinder pilot program in 2012, provides huge evidential support for others who wish to offer forest or bush learning experiences in their schools or centres here in Australia.

 

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