Learning Outdoors With The Meek Family: 52 Family Ed-ventures! by Tim MeekLearning Outdoors With The Meek Family: 52 Family Ed-ventures! by Tim Meek

Learning Outdoors With The Meek Family: 52 Family Ed-ventures!

byTim Meek, Kerry Meek

Paperback | August 1, 2015

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Education does not always need to take place behind a desk, in a classroom or with a teacher. Family time is just as important as school time, and these 52 ‘Ed-ventures' provide parents with a fantastic bank of ideas to support and enhance their children's formal schooling. Each exciting adventure can easily be fitted into a weekend.

Chapters include Buildings to See, Places to Go, Travel & Transport, By the Water, Country Life and Culture & Entertainment, with each activity graded according to which particular aspect of learning it promotes - such as literacy, numeracy, science or personal development.

Within each activity there is plenty of scope to help your children develop enquiring minds, including ideas on what to do before you get there, while you're there and when you get back, plus tips, suggestions and ways of encouraging different ways to learn via reading, listening, visual, sensory and physical means.

Whether you're visiting a wind farm or stepping on to a train, visiting an historical building or looking at a sculpture in your local park,Learning Outdoorsprovides all the educational stimulation you and your children need for some great Ed-ventures in the open air.

TIM and KERRY MEEK, teachers from Nottingham, are just regular parents striving to bring up their two daughters, Amy (10) and Ella (8), as best they can. Their approachto parenting is one full of love and care, but one that is also deliberately punctuated with managed risk and age-appropriate challenge. This means slightly less cotton ...
Title:Learning Outdoors With The Meek Family: 52 Family Ed-ventures!Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 8.75 × 6.75 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 6.75 × 0.75 inPublished:August 1, 2015Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:071123695X

ISBN - 13:9780711236950

Appropriate for ages: 7


Editorial Reviews

' The next time the children ask, 'what shall we do today?', you'll have the prefect resource to inspire you!'

'The ideas and activities would be as useful for parents as they would be for educators, and would be even more ideal for making the home-school learning link so much more fun.'