Get Outside

Get Outside

The Kids Guide to Fun in the Great Outdoors

Book - 2012
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A treasury of outdoor-themed games and activities for each season offers scientific and historical trivia to accompany instructions for such ideas as building a sundial, making a kite, playing Spud, and observing the sky at night.
Publisher: Toronto ; Tonawands, NY : Kids Can Press, c2012.
ISBN: 9781554538898
9781554538027
1554538025
Characteristics: 172 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Collins, Heather
Love, Ann

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Jul 23, 2013

Headed outdoors, here's a must! This is a TD Summer Reading Club recommended book for Week 3's theme - Get Outside. Sign up for the Reading Club by clicking on the yellow banner www.markhampubliclibrary.ca

SPL_Childrens Jul 12, 2012

Beyond the front door is a world of fun and fascination, as this children’s book by sisters Jane Drake and Ann Love so aptly demonstrates.

Suggestions for outdoor games, other activities and nature projects, and facts and stories about nature have been compiled in this handy book which also includes easy-to-follow directions, specific beach activities and a few indoor pastimes for inclement weather. Selected activities consist of both the traditional (such as marble games) and the new (such as making a worm farm), and all are inexpensive, fun and uncomplicated.

While most of the activities are best for the summer months, some are winter pastimes, and a simple star-watching guide is provided for each season.
With these nifty suggestions for outdoor pursuits, kids will have few reasons to be glued to a screen inside the house this summer!

Jane Drake and Ann Love, who live in the Toronto area, have written a number of children’s books which are available at the library, including The Kids Campfire Book and The Kids Book of the Night Sky.

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SPL_Childrens Jul 12, 2012

SPL_Childrens thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12

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