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Into the woods: Rain or shine, forest school students spend all day outside

Once a week, rain, shine or even in the sub-zero depths of winter, a group of Ottawa five- and six-year-olds spends all day out in the forest.They climb trees, built forts out of sticks, collect skulls, bones and feathers, search for salamanders and frog eggs and get very, very muddy. They sustain minor scrapes and bruises, know what a dead animal looks like and get their feet wet if they venture into the pond over the tops of their rubber boots...

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