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Nature Lab

Crafting an Epic Outdoor Forest School Workshop

In this transformative workshop, we dive deep into the world of Forest School and uncover the secrets to crafting an epic outdoor learning program. Get ready to embrace the wonders of nature and unlock the full potential of your educating.

Nature Lab Workshop:

Your Nature-Inspired Shortcut to Crafting and Flourishing

in the World of Microschools

Welcome to the Nature Lab Workshop

Where we break down barriers and empower you to create an enchanting nature-based forest school, the perfect playground for your child’s education!

In the Nature Lab Workshop, we’ll tackle common concerns like:

  • “Starting a nature-based forest school is too expensive.”
    • Discover cost-effective strategies to set up a thriving forest school without breaking the bank. We’ll guide you in making wise investments that maximize the learning experience for your little ones.
  • “I don’t have enough space to start a forest school.”
    • Whether you have a small backyard or a community park, we’ll show you how to transform any space into an enchanting outdoor learning haven. Embrace the magic of nature, no matter the size!

“Parents won’t be interested in a nature-based education for their children.”

Unleash the compelling benefits and transformative power of nature-based education. We’ll equip you with communication skills to engage parents and kindle their excitement for this extraordinary learning journey.

“Nature-based education doesn’t align with academic standards.”

We’ll demonstrate how nature-based learning harmoniously integrates with academic standards, unlocking the potential for both academic excellence and a profound connection with nature.

“I need specialized training or credentials to start a forest school.”

Don’t let credentials hold you back! We’ll provide the expertise and practical tools to kickstart your forest school journey, regardless of your background or qualifications.

“Nature-based education is only suitable for certain age groups.”

From toddlers to teens, we’ll explore adaptable approaches that cater to various age groups, ensuring a magical and enriching experience for all learners.

“Starting a forest school requires extensive knowledge of nature and the environment.”

Fear not! Our workshop will immerse you in the wonders of nature and equip you with the knowledge to guide young minds through an authentic and captivating nature-based curriculum.

We know your time is valuable, I promise not to waste it with fluffery. 

Introducing Nature Lab: Your Ultimate Solution to Overcome the 3 Biggest Obstacles in Starting a Forest School!

Problem No 1

Lack of Time:

Are you a busy educator or parent with a passion for nature-based education but struggle to find the time to bring your forest school dream to life? Nature Lab is here to liberate you from this constraint! We understand the demands of your daily life, which is why we’ve designed the workshop to be flexible and efficient. With practical tips and time-saving strategies, you’ll discover how to seamlessly integrate nature-based learning into your schedule. Say goodbye to overwhelming time constraints and embrace a harmonious balance between your forest school venture and other responsibilities.

Problem No 2

Lack of Money:

Don’t let financial worries hold you back from creating a magical forest school experience! Nature Lab is your key to unlocking cost-effective solutions and budget-friendly alternatives that will make your dreams a reality. From DIY projects to resourceful fundraising ideas, we’ll equip you with the tools to build your forest school without breaking the bank. Transform your space into an enchanting outdoor haven for learning, nurturing young minds without the burden of excessive expenses.

    Problem No 3

    Lack of Knowledge:

    Feeling overwhelmed by the idea of starting a forest school, thinking you lack the specialized knowledge? Fear not! Nature Lab is your expert guide, catering to all levels of expertise. Whether you’re a seasoned educator or new to the world of nature-based learning, we’ll provide comprehensive training, enriching your understanding of nature’s wonders. From crafting the perfect daily rhythm to designing an engaging curriculum, you’ll gain the skills and confidence to lead your young learners on an extraordinary journey of discovery.

    Join us in the Nature Lab Workshop, and let’s overcome these obstacles together. Embrace the transformative power of nature and unleash your potential as a forest school educator. Say yes to the magic of Nature’s Playground and embark on a journey that nurtures curious minds and creates a profound connection with the great outdoors!

    Empower Your Forest School Dreams:

    Your Path to Thriving Forest-Based School Dreams!

    Hi there, I’m April Maura, and I completely understand the challenges you face in starting a Forest-Based School. Back in 2020, I stood right where you are today, filled with dreams of creating an alternative Microschool in St. Louis, MO. It didn’t take long for me to recognize that forest-based education was not just important but the very foundation our learning approach needed. As I operated my school alongside the learners, the profound impact of nature-based learning became crystal clear. The road seemed daunting, but with hard work, unwavering determination, and a dedication to learning, I successfully launched my very own Nature-Based Microschool.

    Now, it’s my passion to share all that I’ve learned and experienced with you through Nature Lab. This program is meticulously crafted to address the specific obstacles you’re encountering and equip you with actionable strategies to overcome them.

    By joining Nature Lab, you’ll unveil the secrets to transform your Forest-Based School dreams into a thriving reality. No more feeling overwhelmed! I’ll guide you towards a clear path forward, igniting the spark of confidence and knowledge you need to create a flourishing Nature-based school in your community.

    Together, we’ll conquer the obstacles and build a brighter future for our children—one that’s deeply connected to nature and rooted in joyful learning experiences.

    Enroll in Nature Lab today, and let’s turn your Nature-Based Wildings dreams into a reality! The journey awaits, and I can’t wait to embark on it with you!


    Why Nature Lab?

    Hi there, I’m April Maura, and I’m thrilled to take you on a journey—a journey that led me to create Little Leaders Academy, my very own Nature-Based Microschool.

    Just like many parents out there, I felt frustrated with the limitations of the traditional school system. I couldn’t find an educational environment that truly aligned with my values and the vision I had for my children’s learning. I knew there had to be a better way.

    I had a dream of crafting a learning journey that nurtured the whole child—mind, body, emotions, and relationships—beyond just academics. I envisioned a place where children could embrace a growth mindset, develop an entrepreneurial spirit, and explore a vast array of learning approaches.

    Driven by these values and a burning desire to make a difference, I gave birth to Little Leaders Academy. And within just two months of officially opening, my enrollment was full. Not only did I find fulfillment in working from home, but I also rediscovered myself and my true purpose.

    Of course, this journey wasn’t without its challenges. I faced fears of failure and moments of doubt. But I persevered, learning from my mistakes, and growing stronger with every step.

    Now, my goal is to save you time, money, and tears as you work towards creating the Nature-Based business of your dreams. I want to empower you to build a thriving community around your passion for education. Whether you’re a new beginner thinking of opening a forest school or a seasoned forest educator looking to fine-tune and enhance your learning experience, this workshop is designed for you.

    With Nature Lab, I bring together my experience, knowledge, and passion to guide you through the process. I’ll help you navigate the challenges, avoid common pitfalls, and develop a Forest School that truly aligns with your unique vision and values.

    Are you ready to embark on your own forest school journey or elevate the learning experience for the community of learners you already have? Join me and the Nature Lab community, and together, let’s build a brighter future for our children. Let’s create something truly extraordinary!

    What’s included in the Nature Lab:

    Unlock Your Microschool Success: Inside Microschool Lab, Discover Everything You Need to Build, Grow, and Thrive in Your Own Microschool!

    Module 1: Nature Lab Foundations

    Cultivating Confidence in Forest School Education

    Are you ready for an enchanting journey into the world of forest school education? In this module, we’ll unlock the secrets to authentic learning experiences, mastering the philosophy and principles of forest school. Say hello to a transformative approach that nurtures young minds and ignites their love for nature-inspired learning. With a perfect daily rhythm, confidence in the outdoors, and a well-furnished microschool, you’ll create an inspiring space for young learners to thrive. Join us and embrace the magic of forest school, where authentic learning and the wonders of nature come together to shape the future of education! Let’s embark on this transformative adventure together!

    Unleash Your Imagination – Crafting an Epic Outdoor Forest School

    Get ready to dive deep into the magic of crafting an epic outdoor forest school that nurtures creativity, curiosity, and confidence in young minds! Are you ready to create an outdoor learning haven where imagination knows no bounds? In this module, we’ll solve your problems and equip you with the tools and strategies to craft an extraordinary forest school experience. From the importance of risky play and climbing trees to embracing the wonders of mud play, you’ll discover how these activities stimulate creativity and foster a deep connection with nature. We’ll provide you with essential tools for outdoor learning and teach you the art of using fire with young children safely. Plus, learn to strike the perfect balance between unstructured play and directed learning, and adapt your curriculum to your local environment. Explore research outcomes on nature exposure and understand how risky play supports decision-making. Unleash your creativity as we delve into innovative and nature-based curriculum strategies, crafting a magical learning journey guided by the wonders of nature. Let’s create an extraordinary learning space where nature and imagination run wild!

    Crafting a Powerful Learning Journey for Nature School

    Get ready to dive into a transformative adventure where we’ll solve your problems and equip you with the tools to create an enchanting nature-based curriculum that sparks joy and curiosity in young hearts! Are you ready to craft a learning journey that leaves young minds spellbound with the wonders of nature? In this module, we’ll take you on a captivating ride, unveiling the secrets to designing an engaging and nature-based curriculum that embraces hands-on, experiential learning activities, real-world connections, and personal growth. From weaving nature into every aspect of your curriculum to nurturing confident explorers of the great outdoors, we’ll guide you in creating a harmonious blend of academic subjects and social-emotional learning. Learn to assess the needs of your local community, effectively communicate the wonders of your NatureLab program, and embrace your worth as a nature educator. Let’s create an unforgettable educational experience that ignites the love of learning and the wonders of nature in every child!

    Seize the Moment: Unlock Nature’s Magic and Create Your Forest School Adventure Today!

    What if I told you that by not starting a forest school, you might be missing out on an incredible opportunity to create a magical learning environment for children? If thoughts of expense, space constraints, or uncertain parent interest have held you back, it’s time to leave those doubts behind. In the Nature Lab Workshop, we’ll debunk these myths and equip you with everything you need to embark on this transformative journey. Don’t miss out on the magic of the great outdoors – join us today and unlock the wonders of Nature’s Playground for your little ones! Together, we’ll embrace the transformative power of nature and create an extraordinary learning journey for our little ones. The magic of Nature’s Playground awaits you!

    Welcome to Nature Lab, where we’re dedicated to providing you with:

    🌿 Vision and development for your forest school

    🌳 Strategy to turn your enrollment into high demand

    🌱 Tools to empower your teaching journey

    🍃 And more…

    Our mission is to equip you with everything you need to create an enriching and successful nature-based educational experience for your learners. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together and watch your forest school thrive like never before! 🌟

    Calling all Entrepreneur Moms who crave MORE…

    Welcome to the Nature Lab Workshop – a transformational experience designed specifically for moms like you, who are hungry for more!


    Welcome to the Nature Lab, where the magic of nature unfolds before your child’s eyes, and connections are woven that last a lifetime. As a devoted educator, I’m thrilled to share with you how this transformative experience will bring forth more connection and wonder in your child and throughout your entire learning community.

    🌿 Nature is the ultimate teacher: In the Nature Lab, we embrace the wonders of the great outdoors as our classroom. Through hands-on activities and immersive experiences, your child will develop a profound connection to the natural world, fostering a deep appreciation for its beauty and significance.


    🌳 Cultivating curiosity and creativity: Our carefully crafted strategies and engaging curriculum spark curiosity and unleash your child’s creativity. Witness their minds open up to endless possibilities as they explore the mysteries of nature, igniting a passion for learning that knows no bounds.


    This is  place where confidence blossoms and parents and educators alike find the guidance they need to lead their little learners on a remarkable educational journey.

    🌿 Empowering parents with knowledge: As a devoted educator, I understand the power of knowledge in guiding a child’s learning path. In the Nature Lab, we equip parents with the insights, strategies, and tools they need to confidently navigate their child’s educational journey. Armed with this knowledge, parents become empowered advocates for their child’s growth and development.

    By joining the Nature Lab, parents and educators step into a world where confidence is nurtured, knowledge is empowering, and children’s educational journeys are filled with magic. Embrace the transformation, and let’s embark on this journey together, knowing that we hold the key to unlocking a world of confidence and endless possibilities for our children. Welcome to the Nature Lab, where we build confident leaders of tomorrow, one enchanting step at a time. 🌟


    🌱 A community of like-minded learners: At the Nature Lab, you’ll be part of a community of passionate educators and parents, all driven by a shared vision of nurturing little leaders through nature-based education. Together, we’ll support and inspire one another, creating a powerful network that enhances the learning experiences of every child.

    This workshop is your gateway to unlocking the true potential of nature-based education and becoming a powerhouse in your child’s learning adventure.

    Are you ready to step into a world of endless possibilities and embrace the magic of the great outdoors? Let’s embark on this extraordinary journey together!

    Enroll now and claim your spot in the Nature Lab Workshop – where Entrepreneur Moms find the MORE they’ve been seeking. 🌟



    Take This Offer Today and Multiply Your Results…

    Help Your Parents Understand and Embrace Your Nature-Based Microschool Curriculum: letter and emails (Templates) ($400)

    Unlock the Power of Effective Communication: Help Parents Embrace Your Nature-Based Microschool Curriculum with Expertly Crafted Letter and Email Templates!

    Design Your Program Flow With Our Formula Template + 10 Activity Planners (Templates)

    Unlock the Power of Effortless Planning: Create Seamless Program Flow with Our Formula Template + 10 Activity Planners

    Facebook Group (Accountability) ($100 monthly)

    In our dedicated Facebook Group, you’ll be part of a dynamic community of like-minded forest-based educators, all driven by a passion for creating extraordinary learning experiences. This group is your support system, a place to share ideas, seek guidance, and celebrate wins. Gain valuable insights, receive feedback on your plans, and build lasting connections with educators who understand your journey. Together, we’ll elevate our forest schools to new heights, ensuring every child experiences the wonders of nature-based education. Don’t miss out on this invaluable resource – join us now and make the most of your Nature Lab Workshop experience!

    Forest Bathing Exercises: Reconnecting Children with Nature’s Healing Power Guide ($50)

    Guide: Balancing Academic Subjects with Social-Emotional Learning and Personal Growth for Nature School ($80)

    Nature Educator Tuition Workbook Guide: Unlocking the Magic of Fair Pricing ($50)

    • Nature Lab Toolkit: 25 Safe and Age-Appropriate Tools for Nature-Based Learning in Pre-Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, and High School
    • Nature’s Classroom: Ignite Curiosity and Connect with the Wild – Your Ultimate Guide to Hands-On Learning Adventures!
    • Navigating Costs: Your Journey to a Nature-Based School Space
    • Teaching Multiple Ages in a Forest-Based School: Embrace the Magic of the One-Room Schoolhouse
    • Unleashing the Power of Collaboration – Creating a Transformative Nature Program with Local Experts!


    Nature Lab Workshop + Bonuses

    3 Modules of Videos

    • Module 1: Nature Lab Foundations: Cultivating Confidence in Forest School Education
    • Module 2: Nature Lab – Enchanting Adventures in the Wild: Unleash Your Imagination – Crafting an Epic Outdoor Forest School
    • Module 3: Nature’s Curriculum Blueprint: Crafting a Powerful Learning Journey for Nature School

    Attention Moms and Forest Educators!

    🌿 Are you ready to seize an opportunity that can change the trajectory of your child’s early development? 🌿

    Let’s face it: the formative years of your child’s education and upbringing are a one-time journey. There’s no going back, and trying to rewrite their foundation becomes increasingly challenging as time goes on.

    Imagine having the chance to provide your little leader with an educational insurance policy – a forest school experience that offers unparalleled support and insights for both moms and forest educators.


    Why Now is the Best Time to Sign Up for This Microschool Lab? 

    💡 Here’s the deal: 💡

    Enrolling in the Nature Lab Workshop NOW is your chance to be part of a transformative community that empowers you with the tools and accountability to lead your child and learning communityconfidently.

    🌟 Our strategy in the Nature Lab is centered on harnessing the power of nature-based education to inspire and empower children and their educators alike. We believe in creating a learning environment that celebrates the magic of childhood, fosters a deep connection to the natural world, and cultivates curiosity and creativity in young minds.🌟

    Think about it – if you were to invest in the finest forest school experience, it would cost you a small fortune. Our strategy in the Nature Lab is rooted in the belief that by embracing the power of nature and nurturing the magic of childhood, we can create a transformative educational experience that empowers children to thrive and become confident, compassionate, and curious leaders of tomorrow. It is a journey of growth, discovery, and endless possibilities for children and the entire learning community. Together, we’ll embrace the transformative power of nature-based education and shape a brighter future for generations to come. 🌟

    🌱 Time is of the essence. Your children are not getting any younger, and these precious childhood years wait for no one. Each day, you are shaping their subconscious, whether intentionally or unintentionally. 🌱

    Don’t delay setting the habits and foundations that will shape your child’s future. Nature Lab is here to save you years of uncertainty and thousands of dollars by giving your family the exceptional growth and development experience it truly deserves.

    Join us inside the Nature Lab Workshop and embrace the potential for a once-in-a-lifetime transformation! Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Invest in your child’s future and your legacy-building journey with Nature Lab.

    See you on the inside!

    With excitement and anticipation,

    April Maura

    Your guide to a thriving and transformational Nature Lab Workshop experience!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    More Info About The Nature Lab

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    Who will benefit from the Nature Lab?

    The Nature Lab is relevant to parents, educators, and anyone passionate about fostering a deep connection between children and nature. Whether you’re a forest school educator, a homeschooling parent, or simply someone who wants to inspire children’s love for the outdoors, the Nature Lab is designed to empower and support you in creating meaningful nature-based learning experiences. It’s a place where like-minded individuals can come together to nurture young minds and cultivate a lifelong appreciation for the natural world.

    We have taken other forest workshops. How will Nature Lab be different?

    I’m thrilled that you’ve had the opportunity to explore other forest workshops! At Nature Lab, we’re passionate about creating a unique and transformative experience that sets us apart from the rest. Here’s how the Nature Lab stands out and how it will be different from other forest workshops you’ve attended:

    🌿 Holistic Approach: Nature Lab goes beyond traditional forest workshops by embracing a holistic approach to education. We focus on nurturing not only the child’s connection with nature but also on empowering parents and educators with the knowledge and tools they need to lead with confidence and purpose.

    🌳 Tailored Strategies: Our strategies are carefully crafted to cater to the needs and growth of each child and the learning community as a whole. We understand that every child is unique, and our personalized approach ensures that each learner’s journey is supported and celebrated.

    🌱 Community Support: At Nature Lab, you become part of a supportive and like-minded community of parents and educators. We believe that a strong community enhances the learning experience, and our collaborative network fosters growth, inspiration, and shared success.

    🍃 Embracing Childhood Magic: Childhood is a magical phase of life, and we celebrate and preserve this enchanting time at Nature Lab. Our workshops are designed to ignite children’s imaginations, spark wonder, and foster a deep love for the natural world.

    🌟 Transformative Results: Nature Lab’s ultimate goal is to create lasting positive changes in the lives of children and the entire learning community. Our workshops are not only about the immediate experience but about instilling lifelong values, nurturing confidence, and shaping the leaders of tomorrow.

    By choosing Nature Lab, you’re embarking on a transformative journey where nature, community, and childhood magic converge to create a profound impact on your child’s growth and development. We’re excited to welcome you to the Nature Lab family, where we believe that together, we can unlock the full potential of every child and inspire a love for learning that lasts a lifetime. Let’s embark on this extraordinary adventure, hand in hand! 🌟

    Can I start a Forest School if my space is small or I don't have a backyard?

    Absolutely! The beauty of nature-based education is its adaptability to different environments. While having a spacious backyard is ideal for a Forest School, you can still create a meaningful and enriching nature-based learning experience even with a small space or no backyard.

    In the Nature Lab Workshop, we provide strategies and creative solutions to optimize your available space, whether it’s a small outdoor area, a nearby park, or even an indoor setting. Nature can be found in various forms and can be integrated into your educational activities, regardless of the size of your space.

    Our workshop will guide you in making the most of your surroundings, incorporating nature-inspired elements, and finding nearby natural areas to explore with your little learners. We believe that every environment offers unique opportunities for growth, wonder, and connection with the natural world.

    So, whether you have a vast backyard or a cozy corner to work with, Nature Lab Workshop will empower you to start your Forest School journey and create a magical and impactful learning experience for your children and learners. Let’s explore the possibilities together and embrace the wonders of nature in every setting! 🌿🌳🍃

    What is a Forest School?

    A Forest School is an innovative and nature-based educational approach that takes learning outdoors and immerses children in the natural environment. Unlike traditional classrooms, Forest Schools prioritize outdoor experiences, allowing children to explore, play, and learn in natural settings such as forests, woodlands, meadows, and other natural areas.

    In a Forest School, the natural world becomes the primary learning environment, where children engage in hands-on, experiential learning. They have the freedom to investigate, discover, and connect with nature while fostering their creativity, problem-solving skills, and emotional well-being.

    If I use Nature Lab how much time can I expect to save?

    By using the Nature Lab Workshop, you can expect to save significant time and effort in your journey towards creating a nature-based learning experience for your children and learners.

    Here’s how Nature Lab can streamline and enhance your educational process:

    1. Ready-Made Resources: Nature Lab provides a comprehensive library of ready-made resources, and activity ideas designed specifically for nature-based education. These resources are curated and organized, saving you the time and energy of researching and planning activities from scratch.

    2. Proven Strategies: The workshop offers proven strategies and best practices for implementing nature-based learning effectively. Instead of experimenting with different approaches, you can benefit from tried-and-tested methods that have been successful in similar settings.

    3. Community Support: Nature Lab connects you with a supportive and like-minded community of parents and educators. By collaborating with others who share the same vision, you can exchange ideas, get inspiration, and receive valuable feedback, ultimately saving you time in problem-solving and decision-making.

    4. Tailored Solutions: Nature Lab helps you tailor your approach to suit the unique needs and interests of your children and learners. With personalized strategies, you can focus on what matters most and optimize the learning experience for each individual.

    5. Streamlined Implementation: By following Nature Lab’s step-by-step guidance, you can implement nature-based learning with confidence and efficiency. This saves you the time of trial and error, ensuring a smooth and successful transition to this enriching educational approach.

    While the exact amount of time saved may vary depending on individual circumstances, rest assured that Nature Lab is designed to streamline your journey towards embracing nature-based education. By having a wealth of resources, support, and expert guidance at your fingertips, you can focus more on connecting with your children and learners and fostering their love for learning in the natural world. 🌿🌳🍃

    Is the content available immediately?

    Absolutely! With just one click, you’ll gain instant access to the workshop modules, resources, and bonuses. No waiting, no delays – it’s all available at your fingertips!

    Is starting a Forest School now a good idea?

    Starting a Forest School now is not only a good idea but a timely and transformative opportunity for both you and your children or learners.

    Here’s why now is the perfect time to embark on this nature-based educational journey with the Nature Lab Workshop:

    1. Embracing Nature’s Benefits: Research has shown that nature-based education offers numerous benefits for children’s physical, emotional, and cognitive development. By starting a Forest School now, you can harness the power of nature to nurture well-rounded, curious, and resilient individuals.

    2. Seizing the Moment: Childhood is a fleeting phase, and every moment counts in shaping your child’s early years. By starting a Forest School now, you can make the most of this crucial developmental period and create lasting memories and experiences in nature.

    3. Building Strong Foundations: Forest Schools lay strong foundations for lifelong learning and a deep connection with the natural world. By beginning now, you provide a solid educational and emotional base for your children to thrive in all aspects of life.

    4. A Supportive Community: The Nature Lab Workshop offers a supportive community of like-minded parents and educators who are on the same journey as you. By joining now, you can connect, collaborate, and learn from others, enhancing your experience and impact.

    5. Creating Lasting Legacies: By starting a Forest School now, you are not only shaping your children’s lives but also creating a legacy of love for nature and a commitment to sustainable living for future generations.

    The Nature Lab Workshop provides you with all the tools, strategies, and resources you need to start a Forest School confidently and effectively. Don’t miss this opportunity to embrace the wonders of nature and provide your children or learners with an extraordinary and unforgettable educational experience. The time to begin is now – seize the moment and let Nature Lab guide you on this incredible journey! 🍃🌳🌿

    Do you offer refunds?

    Upon purchasing access to this workshop, you will have permanent ownership of it! Please note that refund requests will not be considered under any circumstance.