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Learning with Nature
Learning with Nature

Learning with Nature

A How-to Guide to Inspiring Children Through Outdoor Games and Activities

NATURE

208 Pages, 8 x 8

Formats: Cloth, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Cloth, $39.99 (US $39.99) (CA $47.99)

Publication Date: April 2015

ISBN 9780857842381

Rights: US & CA

UIT Cambridge Ltd. (Apr 2015)
Green Books

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Overview

An extensive book of outdoor activities suitable for a wide range of children and environmentsLearning with Nature is full of fun activities and games to get children outdoors, to explore, have fun, make things, and learn about nature and help them grow up happy and healthy. Suitable for groups of children between ages 3 and 16, the graded activities help children develop key practical and social skills, awareness of their place in the world, and respect for the natural world, all while enjoying the great outdoors. Written by experienced forest school practitioners, using tried-and-tested games and activities, it provides comprehensive information for enriching children's learning through nature. The games and activities are clearly categorized, with step-by-step instructions, an age guide, a list of resources needed, and invisible learning points. This book is a unique must-have resource for families, schools, youth groups, and anyone working with children.

Reviews

"An unmissable guide to harnessing the positive power of natural play. Read this book and you will never want to waste a day inside again!"  —Jess French, presenter, BBC CBeebies' Minibeast Adventure

"I recommend this book to you all, so 'get out, play and connect'!"  —John Cree, chair, Forest School Association

"This book enables key outdoor experiences to happen. It includes an exciting 'toolkit' of well-structured, engaging activities that will inspire, excite and encourage children to reconnect with nature—and to have a whole load of fun in the process!"  —Amanda Elmes, learning, outreach and volunteer lead, South Downs National Park Authority

Author Biography

Marina Robb is the founder and managing director of Circle of Life Rediscovery CIC, a leading outdoor organization. She draws upon many years of working with young people of all ages and backgrounds to create unique and fun learning experiences. Victoria Mew founded Cultivating Curiosity, an organization that works outdoors with people of all ages facilitating deep nature connection. She is also a qualified forest school practitioner. Anna Richardson is teacher of foraging workshops and creates local community projects that enable people to share and learn together to reconnect with nature.