The Nature Connection An Outdoor Workbook by Clare Walker Leslie
  

The Nature Connection An Outdoor Workbook

Written by Clare Walker Leslie
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Synopsis

The Nature Connection An Outdoor Workbook by Clare Walker Leslie

The Nature Connection is an interactive workbook chock-full of creative exercises for kids ages 8 to 13. Leslie begins simply by encouraging children to look out the window and record what they observe: What colour is the sky? What shapes are the clouds? Are there any birds? What kind? Are there signs of what season it is? Once outdoors, kids are prompted to record the sounds they hear, the ground plants they see, the direction of the wind, the shape and direction of their own shadows, and how each of these change from day to day, season to season. The Nature Connection offers dozens of fun things to do during every season: write a poem; make a sketch; tell a story; record the daily sunrise and sunset times for the next month; draw a local map and mark the spots where trees, rocks, animals, and other nature sights reside (and identify each one); keep a moon journal; learn the constellations; or collect leaves and bring them home to sketch and identify. Sure to engage the whole family in outdoor fun and year-round nature activities, The Nature Connection will also stand as a permanent record of a child's unique sightings and experience with nature.

Reviews

A practical, engaging and inexpensive guide that makes nature study fun and relevant to everyday existence, The Nature Connection is a book that will get the entire family involved in discovering all the exciting things taking place outside the house.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Author

Clare Walker Leslie
More books by Clare Walker Leslie

Publisher

Storey Publishing LLC

Publication date

21st July 2010

ISBN

9781603425315


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