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How to Get Kids Offline, Outdoors, and Connecting with Nature [electronic resource] : 200+ Creative activities to encourage self-esteem, mindfulness, and wellbeing by Thomas, Bonnie.;
HOW TO GET KIDS OFFLINE, OUTDOORS, AND CONNECTING WITH NATURE; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Why is nature so important?; Part I: Nature is Therapeutic; Chapter 1: Incorporating Nature in Your Therapeutic Practice; Chapter 2: Relaxation and Mindfulness; Chapter 3: Self-Esteem and Positive Connections; Chapter 4: Nature-Based Therapy and Grief Work with Youth by Karla Helbert; Chapter 5: Gardening for Wellbeing; Part II: Nature is Fun; Chapter 6: General Outdoor Activities; Chapter 7: Blacktop Activities; Chapter 8: Sand and Beach; Chapter 9: Forest and TreesChapter 10: Fields and Grassy AreasChapter 11: Puddles and Mud; Chapter 12: Rivers and Streams; Chapter 13: Snow; Chapter 14: Bring Nature Indoors; References; Alphabetical List of Activities; Blank PageEnjoying natural surroundings is an effective way to boost creativity, play and wellbeing in children aged 4-13. Full of ideas, activities and exercises, this book provides imaginative ways to inspire young people to cut down their screen time and reboot their connection with nature.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Outdoor recreation for children;
© 2014., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Learning with Nature [electronic resource] : A How-to Guide to Inspiring Children Through Outdoor Games and Activities by Robb, Marina.; Mew, Victoria.; Richardson, Anna.;
Front Cover; Inside Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgements; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Looking after nature; GAMES: Contents; GAMES: Warm-ups; Pattern ball; Look up, look down; Animal forms; Palm tag; Beetle tag; Owls and crows; Mystery guess; What am I?; Nature names; GAMES: Plants and trees; Plant duplication; You're only safe if...; Blindfolded recognition; Leaf puzzles; Meet a tree; Scavenger hunt; Camera kids; GAMES: Animals and birds; Sleeping fawn; Otter, salmon, mosquito; Nest robbers; Run, rabbit, run; Eagle eye; Fox and rabbit; Bat and moth; Owls and miceOtter steals fishBadger nose best; Master tracker; Wolves and deer; Wildlife is watching; GAMES: Sensory awareness; Fox walking; Owl eyes; Deer ears; Sense meditation; Mystery object; Nutty squirrels; Wolf-pack territory; Deer stalk; Wildcats prowling; Awareness trail; String walk; Jedi training; Ninja; GAMES: Team building; Magic stick; Seeker; Head honcho; Treasure hunt; Pyramid game; Electric pulse; Blindfolded caterpillar; Wandering; NATURALIST ACTIVITIES: Contents; Tool safety; Wild facts; Nests and eggs; Pine-cone feeders; Birds on a stick; Sit spot; Bug hotel; Tracking; TrailingNatural camouflageNatural fibre cordage; Leaf prints; Leaf tiles; Flower fairies; Elder pencils; Woodland jewellery; Woodcraft; Raft making; SEASONAL ACTIVITIES: Contents; Teas through the seasons; Birch tapping; Swallow migration; Painted beetles; Sticky-weed fun!; Elderflower cordial; Healing ointment; Walnut boats; Tree spirits; Waxed leaves; Teasel hedgehogs; Nut and berry flapjacks; Clay gnomes; Dutch oven bread; Snow shelters; Evergreen wreath and crown; Pyrite wands; SURVIVAL SKILLS: Contents; Foraging wild plants; Fire safety; Shelter challenge; Debris shelters; Woven tipi shelterFairy homesFinding water in a landscape; Water collection; Water purification; Water purification: boiling; Fire lighting; 10-minute fire challenge!; Burn out a bowl; Fire by friction: bow drill; Wild garlic pesto; Hawthorn leather; Hazelnut oven; Wild food fritters; Afterword; Author biographies; Resources and further reading; Nature organisations; Photograph credits; Index; Also by Green Books<div><p class=""MsoNormal"" style=""MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt""><B>Marina Robb</B> is the founder and managing director of Circle of Life Rediscovery CIC, a leading outdoor organization. She draws upon many years of working with young people of all ages and backgrounds to create unique and fun learning experiences.<B> Victoria Mew</B> founded Cultivating Curiosity, an organization that works outdoors with people of all ages facilitating deep nature connection. She is also a qualified forest school practitioner. <B>Anna Richardson</B> is teacher of foraging workshops and creates local community proj
Subjects: Electronic books.; Outdoor recreation for children;
© 2015., UIT Cambridge Ltd.,
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Get Your Kids Hiking [electronic resource] : How to Start Them Young and Keep it Fun! by Alt, Jeff.(SAGE)1547572;
Cover; Contents; 1: Give Your Kids Those First Steps on the Trail: And You Will Give Them a Skill and a Healthy Habit That Will Last a Lifetime; 2: Start 'Em Young, Really Young: Hiking Fun with Your Infant: Birth to Six Months; 3: Precious Pounds on Your Back: Explore the Outdoors with Your Baby and Toddler: Six to Thirty-Six Months; 4: Child-Directed Hiking: Discovering the Trail with Your Preschooler: Three to Four Years; 5: Adding Miles: Covering More Ground with Your School-Age Hiker: Five to Twelve Years6: The Capstone Hiking Years: Reaching New Heights with Your Teenager: Thirteen to Eighteen Years7: Everyone Has a Place on the Trail: Including the Hiker with Special Needs; 8: See You in a Few Days!: Backpacking with Kids; 9: Think Food! Think Water! Think Fun!: Tips and Menus for Drinking and Dining Out, Literally, on the Trail; 10: No Bites! No Burn!: Keep Your Kids Safe from Bugs and Sun; 11: Becoming a Seasoned Hiking Caregiver: Some Skills and a Little Knowledge Can Go a Long Way on the Trail12: Everything but the Kitchen Sink!: Clothing, Packs, Footwear, Sleeping Bags, Stoves, and More13: Hike with a Team: Utilize the Amazing Services and Resources Offered by Our Parks and Trail Associations; 14: Not Me, but Us: Thoughts for Seasoned Hikers and All Caregivers Hiking with Kids; Glossary; B; C; F; G; H; L; M; N; O; S; T; Appendix 1: Day-Hiking Gear Checklist for the Caregiver; Appendix 2: Backpacking Gear Checklist for the Caregiver; Appendix 3: Gear Checklist for the Birth to Six-Month-Old Hiker; Appendix 4: Gear Checklist for the Six- to Thirty-Six-Month-Old HikerAppendix 5: Gear Checklist for the Three- to Four-Year-Old HikerAppendix 6: Day-Hiking Gear Checklist for the Five-to Twelve-Year-Old; Appendix 7: Backpacking Gear Checklist for the Five-to Twelve-Year-Old; Appendix 8: Day-Hiking Gear Checklist for the Thirteen-to Eighteen-Year-Old; Appendix 9: Backpacking Gear Checklist for the Thirteen-to Eighteen-Year-Old; Appendix 10: First-Aid Kit; Appendix 11: "Take a Hike" Song Lyrics; Suggested Reading; Resource List; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; ZHiking is a great way to relax, connect with nature, and enjoy time with your family. Bringing your kids along can be rewarding for you and for them, but it can also add new challenges and concerns to your trip.á Get Your Kids Hiking áis loaded with everything you need to know to hit the trail with kids; from gear to simple proven techniques that will make your hike safe and fun.áWritten with both the novice and the seasoned hiker in mind, Jeff Alt provides all the information you need to take your child out on the trail.á This books offers:á-Age-appropriate ways to include your child in all a
Subjects: Electronic books.; Family recreation; Hiking for children; Outdoor recreation;
© 2013., Beaufort Books,
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Outdoor action games for elementary children : active games & academic activities for fun & fitness / by Foster, David R.,1957-(SAGE)1817423; Overholt, James L.(SAGE)1659969;
Subjects: Outdoor recreation for children; Games; Physical education for children;
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Action ART [electronic resource] : Hands-On Active Art Adventures by Kohl, MaryAnn F.(DLC)1796730; Zaborowski, Barbara.;
Front ; Salutes & Cheers for; Credits; Special Thanks; Introducing; Icon Guide; Table of Contents; Hammering Tees; Art Hockey; Wood Block Smack 'n' Tap; Bingo Bottle Tap; Tube-a-Roo; Squeezy Sponges; Slap Glove Paint; Big Time Dabbing; Squeeze Spray Tissue; Pounding Paint; Rolling Bubble Wrap; Spinning Hanging CDs; Lazy Susan Collage; Twisty CDs & Plates; Wet Tissue Roll; Coffee Can Incline; Suspended Paint Brushing; Tire Roll Mural; Spin Art Bicycle Wheel; Walking Paint Bags; Blown Glitter; Party Blower Art; Floating Bubble Prints; Snap Painting; Playdough Smoosh Surprise; Sparkle Spray FoamClear Color SquishBlowing Melting Crayons; Balloon Paint Bursts; Zippy Paint Explosion; Beat & Whisk Paint; Plunger Push Print; Sanded Paint Block; Toy Top Flashy Spin; Windup Toy Tracks; Electric Toothbrush Designs; Chalk Rake; R/C Car Race Art; Tricycle Circles; Drill Painting; I Am a Vacuum; Cotton Ball Toss; Bubble Wrap Boots; Big Arm Action Canvas; Paint in Motion; Dancing Blottos; Jump-It Squirt Paint; Runaway Sheets; Helmet Painting; Plexi Friendship Paint; Collage Materials to Save; Internet Visits; Activities; Materials Sources; Materials Index; Contributors; Authors
Subjects: Electronic books.; Creative activities and seat work; Outdoor recreation for children;
© 2015., Bright Ring Publishing,
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Fun For Kids in Singapore [electronic resource] : Up-to-date listing of activities for your child to participate by Renner, Karen.;
Cover; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 - BACK TO NATURE; Chapter 2 - ADVENTURE SINGAPURA!; Chapter 3 - SPORTS; Chapter 4 - THE PERFORMING ARTS; Chapter 5 - ARTS, CRAFTS AND COOKING; Chapter 6 - WHERE TO GO?; Chapter 7 - ANNUAL EVENTS; Chapter 8 - SHOPPING DISTRACTIONS AND CULINARY DELIGHTS; Chapter 9 - READING AND RESOURCES; Chapter 10 - LONG SCHOOL BREAK ACTIVITIESTired of hearing your child ask, "Mum! Dad! What are we doing today?" Have you run out of ideas for entertaining your kids at the weekend? Are you sick and tired of visiting the same old places? If your answer to these questions is "YES!" then Fun for Kids in Singapore is for you! This third edition of Fun for Kids in Singapore addresses the ever-increasing demand for information about children's activities and interests in Singapore. You will be surprised to find out how much there is to do. This book will dispel, once and for all, the myth that Singapore is boring!
Subjects: Electronic books.; Family recreation -- Singapore -- Guidebooks.; Outdoor recreation for children -- Singapore -- Guidebooks.; Singapore -- Guidebooks.;
© 2011., Marshall Cavendish,
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Outdoor Play : Play in the EYFS. by Durant, Sue.(DLC)1925269;
Cover -- Contents -- Body matter -- The value of outdoor play -- Good practice -- Planning for outdoor play -- Managing outdoor play -- Resources for outdoor play -- Activities to support Personal, Social and Emotional Develoment -- Soapy sand -- Outdoor art gallery -- What am I? -- The dressing-up game -- Runaround rabbit -- Stations -- Changing seats -- Water Chain -- Blindfolded walk -- Wheelchair play -- Activities to support Communication Language and Literacy -- We're going on a bear hunt -- Letter hunt -- Writing in mud/sand -- Dig for letters -- Magic carpet journey -- Message in a bottle -- Letters -- In the pond -- Letter from a lost teddy -- Kim's game with a difference! -- Activities to support Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy -- The rope walk -- Stepping stones -- The old woman who lived in a shoe -- The hungry caterpillar -- The circle game -- Treasure hunt -- Humpty Dumpty -- Shape mobiles -- The great cereal box line -- Skittles -- Activities to support Knowledge and Understanding of the World -- Bug/minibeast hunt -- Photos hide and seek -- Eeyore's house -- Weather watch -- Build a nest -- Snapshot -- Make a bridge -- Make a go-kart -- Leaf threading -- Planting bulbs -- Activities to support Physical Development -- Promoting thinking skills outdoors -- The circus comes to town -- Messages -- Scavenger hunt -- Parachute games -- Aiming and throwing -- Threading -- Streamers -- Vehicles -- Cardboard box city -- Planks, crates and tyres -- Activities to support Creative Development -- Make a miniature garden -- Clay modelling -- Texture rubbing -- Smelly boxes -- Sounds -- Weaving -- Painters and decorators -- Making mobiles -- Pebble painting -- Shoe prints.Ideal reference book of activities for anyone wanting to develop children's learning outdoors. "Play underpins all development and learning in young children" Practice Guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage (2008, page 7). Learning through play is at the heart of the EYFS, and this series aims to give the practitioner as many play ideas as possible to support children's learning.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Early childhood education -- Activity programs.; Outdoor recreation for children;
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Learning with Nature [electronic resource] : A how-to guide to inspiring children through outdoor games and activities by Robb, Marina.; Mew, Victoria.; Richardson, Anna.;
""Front Cover""; ""Inside Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Introduction""; ""Looking after nature""; ""GAMES: Contents""; ""GAMES: Warm-ups""; ""Pattern ball""; ""Look up, look down""; ""Animal forms""; ""Palm tag""; ""Beetle tag""; ""Owls and crows""; ""Mystery guess""; ""What am I?""; ""Nature names""; ""GAMES: Plants and trees""; ""Plant duplication""; ""You're only safe if...""; ""Blindfolded recognition""; ""Leaf puzzles""; ""Meet a tree""; ""Scavenger hunt""; ""Camera kids""; ""GAMES: Animals and birds""; ""Sleeping fawn""""Otter, salmon, mosquito""""Nest robbers""; ""Run, rabbit, run""; ""Eagle eye""; ""Fox and rabbit""; ""Bat and moth""; ""Owls and mice""; ""Otter steals fish""; ""Badger nose best""; ""Master tracker""; ""Wolves and deer""; ""Wildlife is watching""; ""GAMES: Sensory awareness""; ""Fox walking""; ""Owl eyes""; ""Deer ears""; ""Sense meditation""; ""Mystery object""; ""Nutty squirrels""; ""Wolf-pack territory""; ""Deer stalk""; ""Wildcats prowling""; ""Awareness trail""; ""String walk""; ""Jedi training""; ""Ninja""; ""GAMES: Team building""; ""Magic stick""; ""Seeker""; ""Head honcho""""Treasure hunt""""Pyramid game""; ""Electric pulse""; ""Blindfolded caterpillar""; ""Wandering""; ""NATURALIST ACTIVITIES: Contents""; ""Tool safety""; ""Wild facts""; ""Nests and eggs""; ""Pine-cone feeders""; ""Birds on a stick""; ""Sit spot""; ""Bug hotel""; ""Tracking""; ""Trailing""; ""Natural camouflage""; ""Natural fibre cordage""; ""Leaf prints""; ""Leaf tiles""; ""Flower fairies""; ""Elder pencils""; ""Woodland jewellery""; ""Woodcraft""; ""Raft making""; ""SEASONAL ACTIVITIES: Contents""; ""Teas through the seasons""; ""Birch tapping""; ""Swallow migration""; ""Painted beetles""""Sticky-weed fun!""""Elderflower cordial""; ""Healing ointment""; ""Walnut boats""; ""Tree spirits""; ""Waxed leaves""; ""Teasel hedgehogs""; ""Nut and berry flapjacks""; ""Clay gnomes""; ""Dutch oven bread""; ""Snow shelters""; ""Evergreen wreath and crown""; ""Pyrite wands""; ""SURVIVAL SKILLS: Contents""; ""Foraging wild plants""; ""Fire safety""; ""Shelter challenge""; ""Debris shelters""; ""Woven tipi shelter""; ""Fairy homes""; ""Finding water in a landscape""; ""Water collection""; ""Water purification""; ""Water purification: boiling""; ""Fire lighting""""10-minute fire challenge!""""Burn out a bowl""; ""Fire by friction: bow drill""; ""Wild garlic pesto""; ""Hawthorn leather""; ""Hazelnut oven""; ""Wild food fritters""; ""Afterword""; ""Author biographies""; ""Resources and further reading""; ""Nature organisations""; ""Photograph credits""; ""Index""; ""Also by Green Books""Learning with Nature is full of fun activities and games to get your children outdoors, to explore, have fun, make things and learn about nature and help them grow up happy and healthy. Suitable for groups of children aged between 3 and 16, the graded activities help children develop: * Key practical and social skills * Awareness of their place in the world * Respect for the natural world All while enjoying the great outdoors. Written by experienced Forest School practitioners, using tried and tested games and activities, it provides comprehensive information for enriching childrens' learning
Subjects: Electronic books.; Amusements; Creative activities and seat work; Outdoor games; Outdoor recreation for children;
© 2015., UIT Cambridge Ltd.,
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150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids [electronic resource] : The Very Best and Easiest Playtime Activities from FunAtHomeWithKids.com! by Citro, Asia(SAGE)1619541;
Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: How to Use This Book; Chapter 2: Slimes; Simple Two-Ingredient Slime; Borax-Free Gak Dough; Basil Seed Slime T-S G-F; Easy Flax Goo T-S G-F; Flubber T-S G-F; Chapter 3: Doughs; Easy Dough G-F; Foam Dough G-F; Gluten-Free Playdough T-S; Classic Playdough; Banana Playdough T-S; Magic Foaming Dough G-F; Cloud Dough T-S G-F; Melting Ice Cream Dough T-S; Moonsand T-S G-F; Colored Salt Dough T-S; Gluten-Free Play Clays T-S G-F; Baked Cotton Balls T-S; Fizzy Colored Slush G-F; Chapter 4: Paints; All-Natural Gel Fingerpaints G-FNatural-Dye Liquid Watercolors T-S G-FNo-Cook Fingerpaints T-S G-F; Shaving Cream Paint G-F; Natural-Dye Fingerpaints T-S G-F; Magic Expanding Paint; Sidewalk Paint T-S G-F; Crystallizing Watercolors G-F; Puffy Paint G-F; Chapter 5: Small Worlds; Frog World; Dinosaur Rescue World; Dragon World; Medieval Dragon World; Dinosaurs in Sticky Mud; Farm World; Fizzing Ocean World; Insect World; Fizzing Foaming Car Wash; Erupting Volcano Dinosaur World; Glow-in-the-Dark Insect World; Bubbling Swamp World; Penguin World; Fish World; Beach World; Butterfly World; Desert WorldChapter 6: Simple Sensory ActivitiesMiniature Water Beads T-S G-F; Colored Water Play T-S G-F; Colored Pasta T-S G-F; Colored Beans G-F; Oobleck T-S G-F; Soap Foam G-F; Colored Salt G-F; Shaving Cream G-F; Dried Oats T-S G-F; Dirt and Worms T-S G-F; Reusable Gelatin T-S G-F; Colored Rice T-S G-F; Sand T-S G-F; Ice Excavation T-S G-F; Glow Water T-S G-F; Colored Noodles T-S G-F; Chapter 7: Do-It-Yourself Toys; Pompom Shooters; Outdoor Sound Wall; Hatching-Egg Bath Bombs; Recycled Cardboard Butterfly Wings; Recycled Mix-and-Match Magnetic Robots; Sticky Window or Wall ArtFoam Reusable Window or Bath SetsRecycled Giant Lacing Box; Recycled Pompom Straw Push Toy; Recycled Car City; Recycled Pulling Toy; Funnels and Tubes Window or Bath Set; Discovery Bottles; Sensory Boards; Texture Wall; No-Sew Dinosaur Land Playmat; No-Sew Doorway Puppet Theater; Dyed Rainbow Building Blocks; Appendix A: Scientific Explanations; Appendix B: Where to Find the Supplies Listed in the Book; Appendix C: Resources; About the Author; Acknowledgments; Copyright Bring back playtime, all the time! Dive into a Bubbling Swamp World. Drum on an Outdoor Sound Wall. Explore the gooeyness of Glowing Slime. With the one-of-a-kind projects in 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids, your family will rediscover the spirit of imaginative play! These fun activities help develop your child's creativity and skills--all without a screen in sight. Featuring step-by-step instructions and beautiful photographs, each budget-friendly project will keep your child entertained, engaged, and learning all day long. Best of all, no one will complain about turning off the TV
Subjects: Electronic books.; Creative activities and seat work; Outdoor recreation for children; Student activities -- United States.;
© 2014., F+W Media,
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Kids' Backyard Activities and Games [electronic resource] : 25 boredom-busting ideas for tons of outdoor fun! by Media, Editors of Adams.;
Contents; Introduction; Activities and Games; Changing Colors; Pressed Flowers; Rain Painting; Ring Toss; Coffee-Filter Butterflies; Sprout in a Bag; Cloud Watching; Leaf Maze; Picnic Ants; Fun with the Hose; Pinecone Bird Feeder; Magic Sun Prints; Catching Butterflies; Nature Collection; Water Paint; Etch a Sketch; Mud Paint; Bare-Footin'; Circle Chase; Hug Rover; Bird's Nest; Flour Bombs; Leaf Rubbings; Sleeping Lions; Binoculars; Also Available; Copyright PageKeeping the kids entertained (without sticking them in front of the television) can be quite the task. But with <i>Kids' Backyard Activities and Games</i>, you'll find plenty of ideas for activities you can all enjoy outside. This handy download will keep everyone happy hands down! Keeping the kids entertained (without sticking them in front of the television) can be quite the task. But with Kids' Backyard Activities and Games, you'll find plenty of ideas for activities you can all enjoy outside. This handy download will keep everyone happy hands down!
Subjects: Electronic books.; Backyard camping -- Juvenile literature.; Camping -- Activity programs.; Camping; Games for campers -- Juvenile literature.; Nature study; Outdoor recreation for children -- Juvenile literature.; Outdoor recreation; Scientific recreations;
© 2011., F+W Media,
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