Development of wisdom and construction of forest relationship in preschool education on forests


This project investigates whether forest can serve as a learning environment where preschool-aged children learn wisdom. At the same time, we examine what meanings the pre-schoolers, their teachers and multiprofessional practitioners as well as parents associate with forest. Children’s wisdom is a scarcely researched topic, like also the development of children’s forest relationship. The project is funded by Metsämiesten Säätiö Foundation. 

Researchers: Terhi Ek, Eeva K. Kallio

Contact information: terhi.a.ek@jyu.fi

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