The Nature of Play

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Suggesting an antidote to our era of ever-present screens and passive play, The Nature of Play, offers simple, seasonal activities encouraging children (and the adults who love them) to play with and among nature – whether they live among skyscrapers or fields.

The Nature of Play is packed with plentiful ideas for simple, fascinating seasonal ideas for nature-based play all year long, from long-beloved rainy day games to intrepid outdoor adventures, including:

  • Learning how to find your way using nature's signs
  • Cooking delicious food over a fire you've carefully built
  • Weaving a timeless basket
  • Hosting a special summertime party
  • Tuning up your bike

… as well as nature guides, recipes and poems to take celebrate the turning of the seasons, and conversations with extraordinary people.

From the pure joy of flying a homemade kite to the nocturnal magic of stargazing, this is a book for children and adults alike to turn to, whatever the weather.

Soft cover, 216 pages

17.5 x 23 cm