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Forum: Learning at School   01-20-2009, 11:48 AM
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Posted By elizaear
Thank you all again for all of the tips. There a...

Thank you all again for all of the tips. There a quite a few "nature based" preschools around, but that certainly is different than a forest kindergarten which is based also on unstructured outdoor...
Forum: Learning at School   07-24-2008, 05:45 PM
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Views: 6,446
Posted By elizaear
libranbutterfly - Why is it 3-4 years off? ...

libranbutterfly - Why is it 3-4 years off?

Germany is different that the states, but I was suprised to learn from the founder of our forest kindergarten that only about 6 months passed from her...
Forum: Learning at School   07-23-2008, 11:46 AM
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Posted By elizaear
@CaraboosMama - that's why I asked! I'd be very...

@CaraboosMama - that's why I asked! I'd be very interested in helping as much as I can if anyone might be motivated. Do you know of anywhere interesting in your area?

Rainbowmoon - our forest...
Forum: Learning at School   07-22-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,446
Posted By elizaear
This thread...

This thread (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=727091) already has lots of information.

There isn't much information about forest kindergartens in English. I've translated...
Forum: Learning at School   07-20-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
That's the thing. They are cool, really cool....

That's the thing. They are cool, really cool. And from what I gather, it probably wouldn't be hard to find enough parents in a given area who would send their kids to this kind of day care. So why...
Forum: Learning at School   07-19-2008, 09:42 AM
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Views: 6,446
Posted By elizaear
Could you explain more - it seems that you might...

Could you explain more - it seems that you might know more...

I did some quick reading on Wikipedia and throughout the university's web site and I can't quite make the " present day" connection....
Forum: Learning at School   07-17-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,446
Posted By elizaear
A new thread for a new thought. Does...

A new thread for a new thought.

Does anybody here wish there was a nature preschool/ forest kindergarten/ outdoor day-care in their area? Be it for your own children of for others?

Does...
Forum: Learning at School   07-17-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
Pomona, funny you mention the WSJ article. The...

Pomona, funny you mention the WSJ article. The author, Mike Esterl, found this thread when he started his research on the article and contacted me via email. I talked to him on the phone and was...
Forum: Learning at School   06-17-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
I'm still on the lookout for "forest...

I'm still on the lookout for "forest kindergartens" in the states, probably more out of sheer interest. There are a few popping up in nature centers, which I think is great! Anybody here from the...
Forum: Learning at School   08-22-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
Thanks Eileen! It's nice learning about new and...

Thanks Eileen! It's nice learning about new and interesting nature-based day cares - I'm glad that the concept does exist!

I'm still blown away by how incredibly different our Waldkindergarten is...
Forum: Learning at School   08-20-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
Quote: are you interested in moving to a...

Quote:
are you interested in moving to a particular region of the US?
Good question. Not now. We are finishing up school and then we are open for change, depending on lots of factors. And a...
Forum: Learning at School   08-12-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
I actually found that Waldorf outdoor...

I actually found that Waldorf outdoor kindergarten today - it's a start! But the wikipedia article is only a loose translation from the German article...
Forum: Learning at School   08-12-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
We live in Germany right now - our kids go to...

We live in Germany right now - our kids go to kindergarten because we are finishing up school ourselves. And if we were to move back to the states (my husband is German) it would be in part because...
Forum: Learning at School   08-12-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
Maybe I should have posted this in the general...

Maybe I should have posted this in the general education forum... I don't even know how to find out about this kind of kindergarten - I don't know what it would be called or where I could look for...
Forum: Learning at School   08-09-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bawling.gif Thanks for your answer, though. Were you involved in a Waldkindergarten in Germany? It makes me sad, but we have the choice of either...
Forum: Learning at School   08-08-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,256
Posted By elizaear
I am from the states but live in Germany with my...

I am from the states but live in Germany with my family. My children are 1.5 and 3 years old, my 1.5 year old is in day care and my 3 year old is in a German Waldkindergarten. This means:

They...
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