The Orchard

A short video of a forest school outdoor education day. Inspired by the social form of children’s increasing disconnection from nature and natural play and societies, largely, indifferent attitude to it.

 

‘As technological civilisation diminishes biotic diversity, language itself is diminished.’ David Abram, Spell of the Sensuous

Featuring a soundtrack of children reciting  the 50 words from nature cut from Oxford English Children’s Dictionary and their replacement with words “associated with the increasingly interior, solitary childhoods of today”.

 

 

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