Decorated, Made up, In costume

Unicorns, ladybugs, dragons, knights, or witches – in our daycare centers, the Carnival days were colorful, fun, and exuberant. What did the children wish for at their celebrations, and were there possibly any surprises? And Lani from the team in Pielenhofen shares the Carnival celebration story of the forest children . What is needed for

…and how do the parents like it with us?

For 2 years now, we’ve been walking together through the forest, and it’s been a great celebration for us! The parents from Pielenhofen also wanted to share their experiences with us. How do they and their children experience their time with us in the forest kindergarten? #parentsperspective

Pre-Christmas Season in the Daycares


From plenty of snow fun and forest Christmas decorations to designing Advent calendars and visits from Santa Claus, to Christmas baking and crafting workshops, it had everything!

A celebration of early education

Award ceremony of the German Kita Prize: we were there! And we’re proud as can be, even though we didn’t win a trophy. We have gained great experiences regardless! A celebration of early education Let’s tell it like it is: we would have preferred to bring home another message from Berlin. Now it has become

Out of the forest, onto the water!

Nature, sustainability and digitalization. These are the three focal points of our educational work. During a visit aboard our adventures, the Waldkinder Regensburg were able to experience these firsthand. What is it like to live on a ship in harmony with nature? How do Anna, Paul and Hansen sail through Europe in a CO2-neutral way,

Under one roof with foxes, wild boars, and hedgehogs

With the forest-dweller project receiving the “ÖkoKids 2022” award. For the forest children, the kindergarten grounds are like their extended home. It’s clear that they want to know exactly who their roommates are in this forest shared living space. The youngest children among us, the Snail and Meadow children (two to three-year-olds), were particularly fascinated

Who works on the weekends at the kindergarten?

Once a month, the WALDKIDS gather on the premises of the Pielenhofen Forest Kindergarten. Some of the children have already attended the forest kindergarten, while others are new to the group.

The dismissal of the old hares – a ritual of transition.

The farewell of the “Alte Hasen,” the oldest children in the forest kindergarten, was once again a touching celebration for everyone involved. After spending the night in the forest and enjoying a communal breakfast, the children are told what makes each of them special and the impact they have left behind. For the farewell, the