Let's Go Outside!

Let's Go Outside!

Outdoor Activities and Projects to Get You and your Kids Closer to Nature

Book - 2009
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Random House, Inc.
Engage your child in outdoor play, nature outings, and environmental explorations. Chase and be chased in a game of capture the flag. Use the power of the sun to craft your own shadow prints. Explore the stars on a late night walk. Create a field guide to your neighborhood.  Through 52 ideas—some classic and some new—Let's Go Outside! offers a range of activities perfect for children ages 8 to 12. Whether you're in the country, the city, or anywhere in between, this book is sure to help you get outside—and run, dance, hike, or camp—with your preteen.

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

Baker & Taylor
A guide for parents of middle-grade children profiles ideas on how to keep them engaged during outdoor ventures, outlining a range of organized activities that encompass twists on popular team games, outside homework projects, and educational experiments. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Provides suggestions and instructions for outdoor games and activities for preteens, including canoeing, biking, and camping.
Suggests ways to keep middle-grade children engaged during outdoor ventures, outlining a range of organized activities that encompass twists on popular team games, outside homework projects, and educational experiments.

Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2009
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781590306987
1590306988
Branch Call Number: 796.083 WARD
Additional Contributors: Ghahremani, Susie - Illustrator

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