The Children's Forest
A rich and abundant treasury in celebration of the outdoors, this book encourages children’s natural fascination with the forest and its inhabitants. The authors have produced an enchanting book where imagination, story, and play bring alive the world of the forest. Full of games, facts, celebrations, craft activities, recipes, foraging, stories, and Forest School skills, The Children’s Forest is much more than a manual: it is an invitation.
Ideal for ages 5-12, it will also be enjoyed by adults, families, and younger children.
The book is organized into the eight Celtic seasons of Imbolc, Spring, Beltane, Summer, Lughnasa, Autumn, Samhain, and Winter. Within each chapter are the following sections: The Life of the Forest; Plant Lore; Imaginary Journey; Tree Lore; Activities, crafts, and games; Animals; Celebration. The appendices at the end of the book cover woodland skills, safety, the Ogham alphabet, story sources, and further resources.