Forest Club

Forest Club : A Year of Activities, Crafts, and Exploring Nature

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It's time to rewild the child! This book of outdoor activities, crafts, nature information and inspiration ties into the burgeoning interest in forest schools and 'rewilding the child', with the aim of reconnecting children to nature and the outdoors. The book is divided by season, providing a year-round resource for families. While all crafts and activities are designed to be carried out outside, these are interspersed with factual pages about forest flora and fauna, which can be enjoyed at home or used as a field guide while out and about. A beatuifully illustrated and informative title to spark children's imagination and free-thinking. With forest school-themed crafts and activities for all seasons, outdoor exploration can be enjoyed twelve months of the year, always with something new to see.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 185 x 240 x 8mm | 350g
  • Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1786038803
  • 9781786038807

Table of contents


Trees in Summer
Leaf Types
What's in a Leaf?
Activity: Leaf Rubbing
On a Pond
Below the Surface
Activity: Peek into a Pond
Activity: Pond in a Cup
Activity: Watching Minibeasts
Out and About
The Forest at Night
Activity: Build a Shelter

Autumn Fruits
Danger! Poison!
Activity: Berry Painting
Activity: Nut Collecting
Autumn Leaves
Activity: Leaf Wreath
Activity: Leaf Art
Breaking It Down
Fungi and Lichen
Activity: Spore Prints

A Sleeping Forest
Below the Ice
Activity: Slowing Down
Winter Adaptations
Activity: Follow That Animal!
Evergreen Trees
Down to Earth
Activity: Scents of Nature
Activity: Bark Rubbing
Winter Treasures
Activity: Stay Warm!
Activity: Steamy Hot Drink

Signs of Spring
Budding Branches
Common Flowers
Activity: Sprouting Seeds
Activity: Flower Pressing
Rivers, Streams and Creeks
Activity: Twig Racing
Activity: Build a Dam
Animal Tracks
Activity: Plaster Casting
Activity: Photo Safari
Animal Homes
New Life
Activity: Build a Bird's Nest
Activity: Three in a Row
Sounds of Spring

Notes for Parents and Teachers
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About Kris Hirschmann

After working for a decade as a magazine and book editor, Kris Hirschmann embarked on a 20-year freelance career writing books for children and young adults. She is constantly inspired by her own children, who let her see the world through a child's eyes every day. She lives just outside Orlando, Florida.

MARTA ANTELO graduated with a Fine Arts degree in Valencia, where she was born. After graduation, she moved to Madrid, where she works as a freelance illustrator. She brings delicate textures to her illustrations. Her client list includes: The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, National Geographic Kids, and Scholastic.
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