Sticks And Stones: A Kid's Guide To Building And Exploring In The Great Outdoors

May 7, 2019|
Sticks And Stones: A Kid's Guide To Building And Exploring In The Great Outdoors by Melissa Lennig
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Discover a treasure trove of exciting outdoor building, engineering, and artistic ideas for children inSticks and Stones. This comprehensive guide features tools, toys, and games kids can create right outside their door.building cabins, tipis, bridges, dams rock gardens, and more. They''ll discover that creating art ismore fun outdoorsas they learn to make makingstone pendants, ochre paint, and a weaving. A variety oflarge and small-scale activitiesboostengineering, creative, and problem-solving skills, all while promoting fun. Withsimple tools and materialsa branch becomes a fishing pole, and logs turn into a simple seesaw.<BR <BR Opportunities and materials forproductive play</STRONG>exist everywhere in nature. Author Melissa Lennig (of the blog Fireflies and Mud Pies) introduces today''s screen-overloaded kids to aworld of exploring and adventure</STRONG>. Whether camping in the woods or hanging out in the back yard, children will marvel at the wonderful, useful tools and playthings they can create with natural objects. They''ll also learn aboutSTEAM principles, campfire chemistry, why building with blocks is so powerful, and howmindfulness techniquescan reduce stress.
  • Ideas fortaking activities further, with fun variations and ideas
  • Safety tipsfor kids and adults
  • Design challengesthat can be done solo or in groups
  • Step-by-step instructionsand helpfulphotos
  • Sticks and Stoneswas named to the longlist for the 2020 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for <STRONG>Excellence in Science Books
    in the Hands-On Science Book category. The prize honors outstanding science writing and illustration for children and young adults. This book is anessential resourcefor everyjunior outdoor adventurer</STRONG>.<BR
    Melissa Lennigis an accomplished family lifestyle blogger and photographer. She holds degrees in Elementary Education, English, and Counselor Education, and shares her passions for crafts, nature, family, and food on her blog Fireflies and Mud Pies. Her work has been featured in magazines and on hundreds of websites, includingHumpty Du...
    Title:Sticks And Stones: A Kid's Guide To Building And Exploring In The Great OutdoorsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.75 X 8.8 X 0.65 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.75 X 8.8 X 0.65 inPublished:May 7, 2019Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0760362564

    ISBN - 13:9780760362563

    Appropriate for ages: 8

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