green education projects in Germany

Germany was pioneering green education projects since 100 years.

1919 the first Waldorf school world wide was founded here. In the 70s grassroot initiatives started  for in-town nature site adventure playgrounds and farms with animals for kids – for free. They started with volunteers and later on continued with support of the communities.

Playing for Life – long version with english subtitles (26 min.)

Trailer  (short version 2:56 Min, German language)

The documentary  shows a typical projects founded by grass root movements in the 70s.

In Germany exist over 1000 forest kinder gardens:


Homepage of the association of forest and nature kindergardens in Germany:


Homepage of the national association of nature site adventure playgrounds in Germany