Earth, Water, Fire and Air Playful Explorations in the Four Elements by Walter Kraul
  

Earth, Water, Fire and Air Playful Explorations in the Four Elements

Written by Walter Kraul
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Synopsis

Earth, Water, Fire and Air Playful Explorations in the Four Elements by Walter Kraul

This book encourages children's interest in the natural world, showing a broad range of activities, games and toys to make that involve one of the four elements: earth, water, fire or air. The projects also introduce children to basic scientific principles -- such as gravity, momentum and light refraction -- in fun and creative ways. Full instructions and diagrams are provided for making projects such as a waterwheel, paddle-steamer, propeller plane, parachute, windmill, simple pendulum clock, spinning tops, hot-air balloon and much more. Some are simple enough for a six-year-old, others are challenging enough for a twelve-year-old to enjoy. This new edition includes updated colour photographs and diagrams as well as a handful of new activities for all children to enjoy.

Reviews

'Walter Krause's beautifully presented book is a thoughtful exploration of the imaginative play which occurs when children engage freely with natural environments ... Parents who are interested in Steiner education would find this book particularly interesting but it would also appeal to any parent who is interested in creative, informal and play-based approaches to science.'

About the Author

Walter Kraul taught maths and physics at the Rudolf Steiner School in Munich, Germany. He has years of experience developing fun and educational toys and experiment sets connected with the four elements, and runs a specialist toy company, Spielzeug Kraul.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
104 pages
Interest Age: From 6 to 12 years

Author

Walter Kraul
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Publisher

Floris Books

Publication date

1st September 2010

ISBN

9780863157684


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