Let’s Play Outdoors!
“Let’s Play Outdoors!” is a book that encourages children to go and play outside and discover what nature has to offer.
Leave the house and roam outdoors: It is a fascinating place, waiting to be conquered by children with curious minds. Let’s Play Outdoors! encourages little nature detectives—not just to see, but also to listen, to touch, and to smell our surroundings. Climbing trees, watching clouds, tracing animals’ footprints, playing games outdoors …
This book is packed with simple activities and experiences to inspire the environmentally-conscious children of today. The suggested activities inspire independent learning about animals, plants, and the weather, as well as how to look after the world.
What to expect
- Over 20 activities and ideas
- Simple, easy-to-follow instructions that help the fun unfold
- Information on the importance of why and how nature works
- A bold and colorful illustration style
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Catherine Ard’s first job after her studies was writing children's comics. Since then, she has written and edited many craft books for children. She lives in Bristol with her family. Their little dog, Annie, sleeps at her feet while she is working.
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
Carla McRae is an Australian illustrator living and working in Melbourne. Her work covers editorial, publishing, and branding. She also likes to design socks and paints large-scale mural projects.
ABOUT THE RESEARCHER
Polly Jarman has worked for many years with young people through environmental education and outdoor activity projects.
21 × 26 cm
stitch bound, full color, Hardcover