The Best Day Ever: Forest Days in Vermont Kindergartens is a documentary short that takes you outside into the forest classrooms of two Vermont schools where students are rediscovering joy and wonder through the experience of playing in nature. The film, featuring kindergarten classrooms at Marion Cross in Norwich and Hartland Elementary, presents an intimate view of the hands-on learning happening outdoors, the thoughts of teachers, administrators, and parents about the value of this approach, and the changing trajectory of public school kindergarten. The film was directed by Chris Hardee and is a production of High Cairn Films. It was made possible with the support of the George B. Storer Foundation and Antioch University New England. | Official Selection - VTIFF NEQ 2018
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