Kids Outdoor Adventure Book

Author: Stacy Tornio
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762793174
Release Date: 2013-04-02
Genre: Nature

Nature is a destination, but you don’t have to travel anywhere to find it. Just open the door and step outside. A fun, hands on approach to getting involved in nature, The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book is a year-round how-to activity guidebook for getting kids outdoors and exploring nature, be it catching fireflies in the cool summer evenings; making birdfeeders in the fall from peanut butter, pine cones, and seed; building a snowman in 3 feet of fresh winter snow; or playing duck, duck, goose with friends in a meadow on a warm spring day. The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book includes 448 things to do in nature for kids of all ages--more than one activity for every single day of the year. Each of the year's four seasons includes fifty checklist items, fifty challenge items, three each of projects, destinations, garden recipes, and outdoor games. Throughout the book, you'll also find fascinating facts, useful tips and tricks, and plenty of additional resources to turn to. Complete with whimsical, vibrant illustrations, this book is a must for parents and their kids.

The Kids Ultimate Animal Adventure Book

Author: Stacy Tornio
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493029730
Release Date: 2017-09-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Kids’ Ultimate Animal Activity Book takes the best animal material from Stacy and Ken’s previous titles and puts it in a single book that kids will love and come back to time and again. Organized in a see, learn, do (interact) format, the book first lays the groundwork for observing and learning about the animals—from their behavior and habitat to the truths and myths about them—and then jumps into lots of animal-related activities (like finding caterpillars or inspecting lizards).

Camp Out

Author: Lynn Brunelle
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761141227
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides information and advice on camping gear, setting up camp, food, useful wilderness skills, weather, exploring nature, crafts, games, and other topics for a safe, environmentally sound, and entertaining camping experience.

The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids

Author: Helen Olsson
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9781590309551
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Family & Relationships

Outlines economical options for family camping vacations, sharing irreverent, anecdotal and practical guidelines for families with very young children while explaining how to select gear and address needs with a minimum of stress. Original.

Trekking on a Trail

Author: Linda White
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 0879059419
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discusses various aspects of hiking, including warming up, gear, packing, safety, map reading, food, topography, and more.

Great Things to Do Outside

Author: DK Publishing
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465427588
Release Date: 2014-03-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

With Great Things to Do Outside, children will never be out of ideas for things to do. Made up of fun, practical projects to do outside, this book is guaranteed to get kids out into nature. Activities range from simple observation in the backyard to more ambitious projects. Great Things to Do Outside will open the whole family's eyes to the nature on their doorstep. Key features: -Contains 365 outdoor activities, enough for a whole year. -Activities only use readily available materials, such as paper, pen, sand, and soil--and are set out with clear step-by-step instructions. -Encourages children to observe and interact with nature, independently or with the whole family, wherever in the world they are.

Kids Camp

Author: Laurie M. Carlson
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781556522376
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Intended for inexperienced campers, this guide provides directions for making camping equipment, projects, outdoor games, and snacks and meals, and offers safety tips

The Secret Lives of Animals

Author: Stacy Tornio
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493014538
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Nature

The Secret Lives of Animals is the perfect mix of field guide know-how and armchair entertainment. In addition to the standard field guide notes and range maps, the meat of the book will offer up “spark moments” in nature—something fascinating or memorable that catches your attention and sets you on a path of lifelong learning. The Secret Lives of Animals will feature more than 100 North American animals and over 1,000 tidbits in a fun, colorful, illustrated format.

Rainy Day Kids Adventure Book

Author: Steph Scott
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781849944847
Release Date: 2018-02-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A practical companion to help kids enjoy outdoor activities and adventures even when it's rainy, snowy or windy. As the weather turns into autumn and the kids start watching more television and stare at the computer, how can you get them out and about to enjoy the cooler months? Outdoor enthusiasts Steph and Katie are teachers and mothers and have years of experience of finding new and novel ways to get kids to enjoy the great outdoors, whatever the weather. This great little tome is packed with ideas for games, activities and nature crafts that are perfectly suited to the autumnal and winter months of rain and wind. Activities range from puddle painting and making your own nature paint brushes, to making wind spinners from golden leaves and feathers. Why not try puddle pouncing or raindrop racing, or create a pool and spa for an elf? Or make a leafy woven kite, windmill or nature parachute for the windy weather? Nature offers loads of autumnal bits and bobs just waiting for a creative hand. And if you don't want to stay out for too long, the book lists things to collect outdoors for taking home and used for stay-at-home projects. The book encourages youngsters to see the excitement of wind, snow, rain and to enjoy the elements with fun projects that excite the imagination.

I Love Dirt

Author: Jennifer Ward
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834822393
Release Date: 2008-05-13
Genre: Family & Relationships

I Love Dirt! presents 52 open-ended activities to help you engage your child in the outdoors. No matter what your location—from a small patch of green in the city to the wide-open meadows of the country—each activity is meant to promote exploration, stimulate imagination, and heighten a child's sense of wonder. To learn more about the author, Jennifer Ward, visit her website at jenniferwardbooks.com and to learn more about the illustrator, Susie Ghahremani, visit her website at boygirlparty.com.

A Publication History of the Rival Transcriptions of Montaigne s Essays

Author: Ken Keffer
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press
ISBN: 0773475893
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Literary Criticism

This publication history is based on a peculiar historic event: the systematic recopying or transcription of Montaigne's extensive marginal notes by secretaries, librarians, and paleographers in the last years of the 19th century at the Bordeaux City Library. Those transcriptions proved to be a necessary condition (and quid pro quo) for the publication (from 1906-1933) of the first critical editions of Montaigne's complete Essays. It is also, indirectly, a case study of how a literary bureaucracy treats subaltern personnel like sub-librarians and paleographers and how it construes their intellectual property rights.

Survivor Kid

Author: Denise Long
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781569768792
Release Date: 2011-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Counteracting the panic and fear associated with getting lost in the wild, this handbook equips children with practical tools for overcoming adverse wilderness experiences, even if they are endured alone. Compiled by a search-and-rescue professional, straightforward advice is offered on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water and food, dealing with dangerous animals, learning how to navigate, and avoiding injuries. Practice projects are included to hone survival skills--such as starting a fire with a reflective surface, casting animal tracks, or using a treasure hunt to test navigational aptitude. Making a strong argument for danger prevention, each lesson is coupled with simple instructions and diagrams that will reassure and empower young adventurers.

Get Your Kids Hiking

Author: Jeff Alt
Publisher:
ISBN: 0825306914
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Family & Relationships

Provides information on hiking with children, offering advice on safety, gear, menu planning, backpacking, and hiking with special needs children.

Vitamin N

Author: Richard Louv
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 9781616205614
Release Date: 2016-04-12
Genre: Family & Relationships

From the author of the New York Times bestseller that defined nature-deficit disorder and launched the international children-and-nature movement, Vitamin N (for “nature”) is a complete prescription for connecting with the power and joy of the natural world right now, with 500 activities for children and adults Dozens of inspiring and thought-provoking essays Scores of informational websites Down-to-earth advice In his landmark work Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv was the first to bring widespread attention to the alienation of children from the natural world, coining the term nature-deficit disorder and outlining the benefits of a strong nature connection--from boosting mental acuity and creativity to reducing obesity and depression, from promoting health and wellness to simply having fun. That book “rivaled Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring” (the Cincinnati Enquirer), was “an absolute must-read for parents” (the Boston Globe), and “an inch-thick caution against raising the fully automated child” (the New York Times). His follow-up book, The Nature Principle, addressed the needs of adults and outlined a “new nature movement and its potential to improve the lives of all people no matter where they live” (McClatchy Newspapers).Vitamin N is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive, and practical guidebook for the whole family and the wider community, including tips not only for parents eager to share nature with their kids but also for those seeking nature-smart schools, medical professionals, and even careers. It is a dose of pure inspiration, reminding us that looking up at the stars or taking a walk in the woods is as exhilarating as it is essential, at any age.