A Polish couple producing hand-made toys have become an international sensation.
The school says that the idea behind having classes in the forest is to combat nature deficit. The theory is that many of today’s child health problems like allergies, obesity, depression and ADHD derive from children having a lack of contact with nature.
Best-known for refusing to escape the Warsaw Ghetto and instead choosing to accompany orphaned children in his care to the horrors of Treblinka German Nazi death camp where he was killed, Janusz Korczak was not only a devoted children’s rights campaigner but also an outstanding intellectual, author and military doctor. Today he would have been 140.
Poland is one of the best countries in Europe to raise a family, new research shows.