Nature's Playground Activities, Crafts and Games to Encourage Your Children to Enjoy the Great Outdoors
Written by Fiona Danks, Jo Schofield
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This book is packed to the brim with great games, crafts and adventures, encouraging children and their families, carers and teachers to get into the great outdoors. Whether you live in the city or village, whether you are a parent of one or a leader of 20, this book shows there are plenty of things to do outside.
If you’re looking for a book for children to enjoy along similar lines to this book but more kid friendly then take a look at Go Wild.
Nature's Playground Activities, Crafts and Games to Encourage Your Children to Enjoy the Great Outdoors by Fiona Danks, Jo Schofield
This delightful illustrated book is a guide to introducing children to the great outdoors through fun activities in nature. Designed for use by families, carers, play workers and teachers, the book sets out guidelines for safe and engaging play outdoors, with useful tips on how to hold children's attention on longer excursions. The book is divided into seasons, with activities appropriate to each. For example, in spring, children can explore aquatic life in ponds and streams, collect material to make birds' nests or look out for growing bulbs; in autumn they can collect berries or make collages with fallen leaves. Throughout the book, the emphasis is on helping children gain an appreciation of nature's patterns, giving them confidence in the outdoor environment in a way that is educational, safe and, above all, fun. The authors, Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield, have produced some outdoor activity sheets in conjuction with the Cub and Scout Naturalist Activity Badge, sponsered by Natural England. To view these acitivity sheets, click here. For more information on Natural England, click the logo on the left.
Here is a book that was crying out to be written ... absolutely inspirational and immediately made me want to go outside and play! A must have book Haith's Website
This inspiring book will have you wanting to get out in all weathers ... a popular addition to your staff-room library Teacher
A lovely book, beautifully produced and illustrated and full of fun. Countryman
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Fiona Danks, Jo Schofield
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Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
1st March 2006
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