How to Start Your Own Forest Program


in this 45 minute video, Laura Whittaker, founder of Wind Ridge Schoolhouse, a neighborhood nature preschool in Duluth, MN following the Cedarsong Way, shares some of the best tips, considerations and foundations for beginning your own Forest School.

Laura has a Bachelor’s degree in English from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, a Master’s of Science in Education from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, and is a licensed child care provider in MN.  She is a founding member of the Duluth Nature Play Collaborative and a part of the MN Early Childhood Outdoor Learning Network Steering Committee.