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 Inspired By Nature


Woodlands Forest School is a private K-6 elementary school located in The Woodlands, which draws inspiration from nature. Our educational approach is centered around Forest School principles, project-based learning, and the Waldorf-inspired philosophy.

The Woodlands Forest School believes in harnessing the truth and beauty found in the natural world!

Our educational approach centers on the Holistic development of our children, combining outdoor and indoor experiences to create a well-rounded learning environment.

At Woodlands Forest School, we are dedicated to offering an immersive, balanced educational experience that instills a lifelong passion for nature, enabling children to excel academically, socially, and emotionally.

Mommy and Me

Recognizing the importance of conscious and respectful support for our little ones during early childhood, we provide options for families seeking to engage with their children. We offer one or two weekly sessions designed for parents with children aged 18 months & 2 years old.

During these sessions, we build a loving bridge through experiences that encourage exploration, curiosity, and free movement. We follow a gentle rhythm that nurtures a gradual transition into school life.

Early Childhood

Multi grade classroom. Young children live with wonder, seeing beauty and purpose in everything around them. They are naturally curious about what the world has to offer, and this innate sense of curiosity allows them to embrace the world with open arms. Children learn by observing and then by imitating, which is why we create opportunities for them to 

Our preschool grades free play, singing, games, puppetry, crafts, painting, cooking, gardening, and exploring the forest are all natural activities for children of this age. The strong foundation for acquiring knowledge later on is built through imitative play. This philosophy is at the heart of Woodlands Forest School’s. Program for 3- 4- and 5-year-olds. We believe in nurturing their natural curiosity, allowing them to explore, learn, and grow through hands-on experiences and play-based learning.

At this stage, our students embark on a journey of motor skill development, both gross and fine, with the ultimate goal of preparing them for the exciting world of literacy at the age of five. Nurturing and refining motor skills at this critical stage sets a strong foundation for their future academic success. By age five, they will seamlessly transition into the beginning stages of literacy, ensuring a well-rounded and comprehensive educational experience.


Elementary Education at Woodlands Forest School is a unique learning experience where education meets exploration in a natural setting. Our curriculum is designed to provide your child with a distinctive and immersive educational experience.

At Woodlands Forest School, we are proud to introduce our elementary program, enriched by Hokku Academy accredited by Cognia. This collaboration allows us to offer a truly unique and comprehensive educational experience.

LMS Hokku Academy Curriculum: 

The Woodlands Forest School curriculum seamlessly integrates LMS Hokku Academy, an integral part of Woodlands Forest School, with our deep-rooted connection to the love for nature. This holistic approach ensures that our students receive a well-rounded education with a solid academic foundation, a sense of curiosity, and a lifelong passion for learning.

At Woodlands Forest School, we believe in nurturing the minds of our students while fostering a deep appreciation for the world around them. With Hokku Academy’s accreditation and our dedication to environmental education, we provide an exceptional educational journey that prepares students for a future filled with knowledge, curiosity, and a strong sense of ecological responsibility. Join us in this unique educational adventure!

At Woodlands Forest School, our Project-Based Learning approach embodies the philosophy of “learning by doing.” Our students are immersed in hands-on projects, applying their knowledge to real-life situations. They lead their learning journey by exploring, experimenting, creating, planning, and organizing, fostering accountability for their work. This method enhances their understanding of concepts and hones critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Engaging with their community and environment, students gain practical education, preparing them to confidently navigate the real world.

At Woodlands Forest School, we embrace the great outdoors as part of our everyday curriculum, underlining the belief that a child connected to nature is inherently connected to kindness and respect for all life. Our unique Forest School program immerses students in the natural world, where they spend invaluable time outdoors, fostering a bond with the environment. Through this connection, they develop a profound appreciation for nature and learn about sustainability and the importance of conserving our planet. Guided by expert advisors, our students engage in outdoor activities that teach essential life skills, nurturing a respectful and kind-hearted approach to everything around them.

Our workshops prepare our children with creativity, exploration, and self-expression, preparing them for a bright and innovative future.

Ignite creativity and problem-solving in our Tinkering Workshop! A hands-on playground where young minds explore science and engineering through exciting STEM activities. Kids are encouraged to experiment and innovate, enhancing their creativity and technical skills.

Dive into the sensory and creative exploration of our Art Workshop. Children journey through art history and express themselves in a world rich with artistic diversity. This workshop nurtures sensitivity and a deep appreciation for art, fostering personal connections and creativity.

The Woodlands Forest School Handwork Workshop teaches patience, persistence, and the joy of creation. Through varied projects, children develop hand skills that build life skills, like tolerance and patience, celebrating the beauty of handcrafted art and encouraging pride in their work.

Woodlands Forest School student group walking through a forest area with walking sticks.
Woodlands Foest School student by a stream pointing at flowers.
Woodlands Forest School students climbing and sitting on a big tree.
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