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Forest School Adventure

Forest School Adventure
Written by Naomi Walmsley and Dan Westall
GMC £16.99
ISBN: 978-1784944032

Crammed full of activities, recipes and survival skills, this is a real treasure trove of ideas for getting children out and about and engaging with the great outdoors. The book starts with an introduction about the importance of play in nature which, whilst emphasising the many benefits of these activities, also reminds the reader of the need to respect nature and to take appropriate safety precautions. The book then focuses of a plethora of amazing activities which can be easily undertaken using straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions and photographs to guide you. The emphasis is on fun, but the book also includes some serious survival skills, including making fire without matches, filtering water and foraging. Great fun to take camping, to inspire activities whilst on a walk in the woods or even to help children create a camp in the back garden, Forest School Adventurewould also be an invaluable tool for schools who run such programmes. (Family)
Sue Wilsher

 


 

 

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