In an age when people are in search of new and more fulfilling experiences to replace screens and bring families together, this book explores 100 ways to connect with nature and discover the benefits of forest fun. From bushcraft activities like whittling and firelighting to spiritual pursuits like forest bathing and meditation, forest educator Jennifer Davis has brought together activities for people of all ages, helping them to connect with their forests and woodlands, while discovering the healing and restorative benefits of a life lived outdoors.
About the Author
American writer and ex-pat Jennifer Davis runs Stonebury Learning in Bristol, UK, an outdoor learning community which provides children and adults with opportunities to explore and develop connections with the natural world.
Eleanor Taylor studied at the Norwich School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She has created illustrations for The Guardian, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Big Picture Press and Walker Books. She lives in Hastings.
"Jennifer Davis, forest educator, describes a whole bunch of contemplative yet invigorating activities in her new book, 100 Things to Do in a Forest. Read...to see how you can connect with nature in order to create a happier life." Reader's Digest
"This book offers a unique path to enjoying the delights of the outdoors in ways that many of us wouldn't think of. As much as my kids and I enjoy the outdoors, most of the activities listed here are things we never would have thought to try before this book.... a quality book that would last a long time." Medium