Last week marked the first Forest Play session of the year and it felt so good to get back to “our” woods. We started with a short hike past “mud hill” to our base camp where some of the oldest wildlings got right to work on making a fire. On the way to base camp, the kids found so many frogs, toads, salamanders and a few woolly bear caterpillars. They were so excited to show me all the critters and were so gentle while handling them.
Here’s are of some of my favourite moments:
We left feeling energized and calmed at the same time. Fall is my favourite season and I can’t wait to watch the leaves change
See you in next week!
“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.'”—Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar