15 Unique Schools in the World

Forest Kindergartens

The Forest Kindergarten operate mainly in woodland and it is a type of preschool education for children between the ages of three and six that is held almost exclusively outdoors. Whatever the weather, the students are still encouraged to play, explore and learn everything they can in a forest or natural environment. The Waldkindergarten in Germany is one of the popular forest kindergarten in the world.

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Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs Forest Kindergarten students bundled up in hats, coats, waterproof pants and boots enjoy the outdoors last week. Forest Kindergartners spend the entire school day in the woods, learning while they connect with nature. (ERICA MILLER/emiller@saratogian.com)