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Make it Wild! 101 Things to Make and Do Outdoors

Written by Fiona Danks, Jo Schofield

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LoveReading View on Make it Wild! 101 Things to Make and Do Outdoors

A terrific book to lure kids away from their computers and to go outside to discover the natural world around us.  It’s packed with ideas for creative activities using natural materials to make things.  Aimed more at the parent than the child/teenager, this book will prove invaluable in providing children with the freedom to enjoy outdoor activities and to enable them to experience their own limits, take measured risks and learn new skills whilst looking after and protecting the world around us.  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.

Make it Wild! 101 Things to Make and Do Outdoors Synopsis

Following Nature's Playground and Go Wild, the authors once again lure kids away from computers and the TV into the natural world, this time to have a go at making their own entertainment from whatever is available outdoors. This book is about looking at natural materials in a new light and discovering how they can be used creatively. It shows children from eight upwards, including teenagers - and their parents - how to make anything from a cricket bat to an ice lantern, and enjoy expeditions, games and parties outdoors - all with the emphasis firmly on fun. From making things that fly to playing hay bale games, fashioning monsters from wet clay to trying stone jenga, creating living willow sculptures to making natural jewellery, the book helps youngsters to open their eyes and use their imaginations, and to discover the wonder and value of natural materials.

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ISBN: 9780711228856
Publication date: 06/05/2010
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780711228856
Publication date: 6th May 2010
Author: Fiona Danks, Jo Schofield
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Genres: For Parents, Sports

About Fiona Danks, Jo Schofield

Jo Schofield gained a degree in psychology from Exeter University and began her career working for an educational psychologist in London. After getting involved in the production of a film, she went on to work in the creative department of a TV advertising agency where she began taking still photographs. This led on to her becoming a commercial photographer in Australia and then London. She worked mainly for national editorial magazines such as Country Living. When her children were small she worked in Watlington Primary School and the Dragon school in Oxford, applying her creative knowledge to the classroom with ...

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