Learning with Nature: A How-to Guide to Inspiring Children Through Outdoor Games and Activities (Hardcover)

Learning with Nature: A How-to Guide to Inspiring Children Through Outdoor Games and Activities By Marina Robb, Victoria Mew, Anna Richardson Cover Image
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Learning with Nature is full of fun activities from the Forest School. The games will 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 through nature. The games and activities are clearly categorized, with step-by-step instructions, age guide, a list of resources needed, and invisible learning points.

This book is a unique must-have resource for families, schools, youth groups and anyone working with children.


About the Author

Marina is a qualified teacher specialising in Environmental Education. Victoria is a Forest School practitioner with wide experience in wilderness survival and nature awareness schools both in the UK and the USA. Anna has a huge amount of experience in bushcraft and is a Forest School teacher. Their courses for children, and for adults training to work with children, are proving both popular and hugely successful.

Praise For…

“An unmissable guide to harnessing the positive power of natural play. Read this book and you will never want to waste a day inside again!”  —Jess French, presenter, BBC CBeebies’ Minibeast Adventure

“I recommend this book to you all, so ‘get out, play and connect’!”  —John Cree, chair, Forest School Association

“This book enables key outdoor experiences to happen. It includes an exciting ‘toolkit’ of well-structured, engaging activities that will inspire, excite and encourage children to reconnect with nature—and to have a whole load of fun in the process!”  —Amanda Elmes, learning, outreach and volunteer lead, South Downs National Park Authority
Product Details
ISBN: 9780857842381
ISBN-10: 0857842382
Publisher: Green Books
Publication Date: January 29th, 2015
Pages: 208
Language: English