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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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
Publisher: Boston : Trumpeter ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781590306987
Characteristics: xi, 175 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Ghahremani, Susie, - Illustrator


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