Journeys into Nature with Claire Warden, Ferntop Nature Preschool, Monday, 23. July 2018

We are excited to announce that Journeys Into Nature is coming to the USA for the first time. Join Claire Warden for a 4 day journey into nature to examine the way that we consult children. How do we truly integrate nature into all aspects of learning, whether we are indoors, outdoors or beyond? How do we ensure that children are having authentic and natural learning experiences? Why is learning in a natural context important? Claire Warden's Journeys Into Nature will give you the theoretical understanding of nature pedagogy as well as the practical skills to begin to intertwine nature with all forms of learning.
Course Format:
Webinars (May TBC) - Join Claire in the virtual world to examine the theory behind nature pedagogy and improve your understanding of the natural world. Explore the concepts of risk and benefit risk assessments.
Webinars:What is Nature Pedagogy and Nature & the BrainEmbracing Risk
Days One to Four (July) - Improve your practical skills and also your understanding of how nature can provide you with a rich variety of resources and learning opportunities. We will also look at the use of digital technology in nature-based learning. You will leave these sessions feeling confident in the new skills you have gained.
Topics covered:

Nature Pedagogy
Embracing Risk
Nature & the Brain
Wood Whittling
Sand, Mud & Clay
River Systems
Wind Sculptures
Feathers and Flight
Lights & Shadow

"Brilliant. Wonderful to know and thanks for the reassurance. It has been an awesome, exciting, 'full on' few days which we have all loved. This course has turned me upside down and I am determined to continue the journey." Prep/Early Years Teacher, Australia

*payment must be made in full before the course begins. We can offer a 2 stage payment. For more information, please email steph@

Monday, 23. July 2018, Ferntop Nature Preschool, Journeys into Nature with Claire Warden

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