Nature School Programs

Lead by Kara, a certified Forest School Leader, Primary Teacher & former Park Ranger!


Playgroup | Age 2-5

Dates not announced for 2018 Stay Tuned | 10am-12pm

$20 per child per day, sibling under 18mths are free.

Two sessions - $30 per child

This is time for you and your family to connect in nature play. There is time for free, unstructured play as well as nature craft activities. It is relaxed and child led, parents are encouraged to follow your child’s lead. 

EOI welcome anytime.

Download the Family Handbook below. 


Primary | Age 5-10

Tues, Wed, Thurs - April 17 to Jan 19

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri - April 23, 24, 26, 27


$50 per child per day, siblings $40

Multi day discounts - 4 days $175 | 8 days $320

This is time for students to gain independence, grow confidence and make new friends. There is time for free, unstructured play and re-wilding and nature craft activities. Kids who attend all 6 sessions will experience knots and lashes, shelter building, bush craft and fire lighting (weather permitting). 

Download the Family Handbook below.


School Visits & Teacher PL

Nature or 'Forest' School is a proven, inspirational process that develops confidence and self-esteem through hands-on activities in a natural bushland setting. 

May 9, 2018 Workshop announced. Kara and Lisa team up to offer you a full day practical and theory based program. Lisa is a Clinical Child Phycologist. Click Here to BOOK NOW.

After school 45 minute or 1.5 hr presentations also available.

Kara has over 15 years experience in teaching and curriculum design, with a specialisation in Inquiry Based Learning, STEM and Nature Pedagogy.

Let's talk!


How to book?

1. Download the Family Handbook below to learn more. 

2. Download the booking, medical and release forms below. Complete and email back.

3. A confirmation will be emailed back to you with a payment link, for on-line payment.

Click to Download the Family Handbook

Click here to download the booking, medical and release forms. 

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All sessions are held at the Sustainability Learning Centre, Mt Nelson in partnership with Greening Australia.


Listen to Kara on ABC Radio Hobart.

Learn more about Nature School.

Little Forest Folks in the UK share their Forest School. 

Little Forest Folks in the UK share their Forest School.