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Check out our great review in the latest Melbourne Weekend Notes http://www.weekendnotes.com/splish-splash/ and see their other tips for outdoor activities with the kids too!

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"Forest Schools" have been around since the early 20th century, but have recently been gaining ground in the UK, and in the form of a "Bush School" in Australia. In 1927, the idea of a 'Forest School' was conceived and implemented in Wisconsin, USA, but it wasn't until the late 1950's that the idea became popular in Scandinavia and some other European countries. In Denmark, the concept became an embedded part of the curriculum for Early Childhood education and children attending forest kindergartens were starting school with better social skills and better able to work in groups. The ethos was...

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