Learning with Nature is an excellent resource book for anyone working with children in early childhood education centres, schools, out of school programmes and clubs. It is also great for families. It’s wide range of engaging activities will inspire children and adults to connect with nature in very practical and fun ways. The ‘invisible learning’ section in each of the activities supports both reflective practice and curriculum planning for those working with children. The photographs are beautiful and illustrate clearly the activities in addition to wildlife and nature. It is a gem!
A how-to guide to inspiring children through outdoor games and activities
Learning with Nature is full of fun activities and games to get your 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 aged between 3 and 16, the graded activities help children develop:
- Key practical and social skills
- Awareness of their place in the world
- Respect for the natural world all while enjoying the great outdoors
Written by experienced Nature educators and Forest School practitioners, using tried and tested games and activities, it provides comprehensive information for enriching childrens’ learning through nature. The games and activities are clearly categorized, with step-by-step instructions, 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.