Let's go outside! : outdoor activities and projects to get you and your kids closer to nature
by Ward, Jennifer, 1963-
|Format:||Print Book 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
"As children get older and more socially active, it becomes harder and harder to come up with stimulating outdoor activities that appeal to them and allow them to connect with the whole family. It's often easy to get your children outside when they're very young, but children ages 8-12 present a special problem that requires creativity and well-planned activities that can compete with the allure of Facebook and High School Musical. The good news is that as children get older, the range of things they are able to do grows and so do the outdoor options. Let's Go Outside! offers a menu of activities specifically for preteens that encourages them to go outside and experience adventure in the great outdoors. Sections of the book include- * Back to Basics- Reconnecting with twists on traditional games and activities such as Capture the Flag * Making the Ordinary Extraordinary- Picnics, doing homework outdoors, and socializing opportunities outdoors * Outdoor Adventures- Canoeing, biking, and camping * Environmental Experiments- Ways to explore how nature works"
ContentsKick the can
Capture the flag
A hunting we will go!
Twenty questions-with a natural twist!
Crazy for kites
Scavengers R us
Begging for bike time
Hoppin' to it with hopscotch games
Five fine forts
Ten types of tag
Make a tree swing!
Outdoor recreation for children.
Outdoor recreation for children -- Juvenile literature.
Outdoor games -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Boston :Shambhala,2009
xi, 175 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Includes bibliographical notes (pages 172-175).
|ISBN||9781590306987 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1590306988 (pbk. : alk. paper)