Forest Kindergarten | Nature Playschool


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The Origins

The Forest Kindergarten Approach (or Waldkindergarten: Garden of Children) is an educational model born as result of the revolutionary vision of Friedrich Frobel more than 180 years ago in Germany. This Early Childhood Education approach is held almost exclusively outdoors; whatever the weather, children are encouraged to play, explore and learn in a forest environment, even Infants are set outside during the winter for daily naps and play. The model is also known as Outdoor Nursery or Nature Walkindergarten.

At the Forest Kindergartens, the adult supervision is meant to assist rather than lead. This educational approach allows children to be able to learn by playing without hurry or adults telling them what to do, how to do it, when to do it, where to do it or if is well done (based on their own expectations).


This mentoring model recognizes and respects the ability of human beings to learn through play.

Our Commitment

At Adventures in the Forest, we maintain the original essence of the Forest Kindergarten approach where the role of mentors is to accompany, observe and document the children's activities from behind the scenes asking open-ended questions about the important discoveries of the day, thus allowing children to share a deep connection with nature and their peers by owning their space and experiences.

In this program there is no agenda, the emerging curriculum is created based on the decisions of the children during the program.




2022 Winter - Spring Semester

January 3rd to June 3rd 2022

2022 - 2023 PLAYschool Year

August 15th, 2022 - June 9th, 2023

2021 Holidays

Veterans Day - November 11th

Thanksgiving - November 25th & 26th

2021 Winter Break 

December 20th - 31st, 2021

2022 Holidays

Martin Luther King - January 17th

All Presidents Day - February 21st 

Memorial Day - May 31st

Labor Day - September 5th

Veterans Day - November 11th

Thanksgiving - November 24th & 25th

2022 Spring Break 

March 21st - 25th, 2022

2022 Winter Break 

December 21st, 2022 - January 3rd, 2023


5 days a week 

Children 3 to 5 yrs old

North Miami

Enchanted Forest Elaine Gordon Park

North Miami Beach

Oleta State Park

Little River

Earth N' Us Farm 


9:00a.m. - 9:30a.m. - Arrival 

9.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. - Program

12.30p.m. to 1.00p.m. - Dismissal


Following CDC guidelines for a Low Risk Camp Group, our program has been reduced in capacity, keeping a stable group of children, and a commitment of a minimum of 20 consecutive weeks of attendance.



$400 First Child - $200 Siblings

Conscious Discipline by Becky Bailey ®

Parenting Workshop

10 hours mandatory workshop

$300 per Family - Only Parents

Skills for Life

Self-Discovery Workshop

1.5 hours mandatory workshop

Included - Only Parents


2022 Winter - Spring Semester 

$4,655 per child

2022 - 2023 PLAYschool Year

August 16th 2021 - June 3rd 2022

$9,800 per child - $8,820 Sibling