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
Turn the shining stars in your life into artists with the simple help of the sun. The sun is a constant presence in our lives, and thank goodness! It is the closest star to our planet, and its proximity is the perfect distance to make life on our planet possible. Why not tap into the sun and allow the energy it produces to help your child create a masterpiece?