Summer Nature Activities for Children

Summer Nature Activities for Children

Summer Nature Activities for Children

By  Brigitte Walden
Irmgard Kutsch


9780863155864
$19.95 Paperback
 03/22/2007
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03/22/2007
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8.3 X 9.0 in
80 pg


FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Activities
NATURE / General

This book is packed full of fun nature activities that will help children engage with the season and learn practical new skills.

Activities for summer include growing and cooking fresh herbs, caring for butterflies, activities based around water, fire, earth and air, and working with grain and making bread. 

The activities in this book are based on practical experience from the Children's Nature and Garden Centre in Germany, and are fully tried and tested. Illustrated in color.

C O N T E N T S:

Foreword 

JUNE 
• Working with Herbs 
• The Herb Garden 
• Raised Beds for Herbs 
• Working with Herbs: Basic Skills 
• Herb Recipes 
• Breeding Butterflies 
• Butterflies: a Symbol of Beauty 
• Looking after Caterpillars 
• A Butterfly's Favourite Places 
• From Caterpillar to Butterfly 
• Making a Butterfly Cage 

JULY
Water 
• A Bridge to Lie on 
• Ponds and Streams 
• Water: Lessons for Life 
Earth 
Air 
• Conscious Listening 
Fire 
• Some Thoughts on Responsibility, Safety and Supervision 
AUGUST 
• From Grain to Bread 
• Healthy Nourishment 
• Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread 
• Creating an Eating Culture 
• From Whole Grain to Fine Flour: the Story of Grain 
• Grain Recipes 
• A Quick Reminder 
• The Pancake Mill

Brigitte Walden, born 1953, worked as a teacher for fifteen years. For nine years, she has been a caregiver at Haus Hohenfried in Germany, a center for people with special needs.

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Irmgard Kutsch, born 1952, trained as a vet before working with children with special needs. In 1994, she established the Children's Nature and Garden Centre in Reichshof, where children and teachers can learn about nature and participate in workshops.