Let's Go Outside!

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

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 FlagMaking the Ordinary Extraordinary: Picnics, doing homework outdoors, and socializing opportunities outdoorsOutdoor Adventures: Canoeing, biking, and campingEnvironmental Experiments: Ways to explore how nature works

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Author Bio
Jennifer Ward

Jennifer Ward is the author of numerous acclaimed parenting books and books for children, inspired by natureShe lives in southern Illinois with her daughter, their dog, Bandit, and a cat they call Jaz. When not writing, Ward is unplugged and outdoors, where you’ll find her canoeing, jogging, gardening, bird watching, or barefoot and cloud gazing.  

Imprint: Roost
ISBN: 9781590306987
Publication Date: 
Page Count: 188
Size: 5.5 x 7.5
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