Seasonal Rhythms

     This last week at Barrie Forest Kindergarten…… This week one of the posts on our page garnered some attention when it was shared on Explorations of Early Learning about the relaxed schedule of a child directed day.  Some thought it chaotic or too inconsistent. This was my reply to that concern: “Most who […]

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A new season, with a new name

This Last Week at Forest Kindergarten…… One of the boys decided that it wasn’t spring yet, but it wasn’t winter. When I asked what season it was he declared “Treasure Hunt Season!” They were all so excited to find so many “treasures” on our travels today. From rocks, to pine cones, the countless sticks to […]

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This Last Week at Barrie Forest Kindergarten

At Barrie Forest Kindergarten we don’t practice or insist on walking in line because when there is need the children know how to do it.   The children are able to make the decision based on environment and circumstances rather than relying on an adults input they may or may not understand.  One boy […]

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