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Film Screening: School’s Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten
October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon for a film screening of School’s Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten (2013), followed by a panel discussion.
Make this a family night out. We’ll provide outdoor games and crafts for children ages 4 and up during the film and panel.
4:30-5:00 Arrival, food and beer for sale
5:00-6:00 Film Screening (36 minutes) followed by panel discussion
Outdoor games and crafts for children ages 4 and up
6:00-6:30 Networking and resources
Tickets Required and Available through event link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-schools-out-lessons-from-a-forest-kindergarten-tickets-74857993273
Film Description: http://www.schoolsoutfilm.com
No classroom for these kindergarteners. In Switzerland’s Langnau am Albis, a suburb of Zurich, children 4 to 7 years of age go to kindergarten in the woods every day, no matter what the weatherman says. This eye-opening film looks into the important question of what it is that children need at that age. There is laughter, beauty and amazement in the process of finding out.
Dr. Rebecca Hicks, Pediatrician, Mosaic Medical
Rae Alberg, Founder and Teacher, Bend Forest School
Mary Dean, Kindergarten Teacher, Elk Meadow Elementary School