books

Developing your School Grounds – Useful Books

13 February 2017
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Developing your school grounds or outdoor space is one of the most satisfying ways of increasing the amount of learning and play happening outdoors. To kickstart the process, it is a good idea to seek professional advice and do some reading on the subject. This blog post is all about the books which can help […]

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Celebrate the Wonder of Nature with a Byrd Baylor Book

18 February 2014
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One of my favourite children’s authors is Byrd Baylor. Her open-ended books make ideal springboards to many outdoor activities. They challenge the readers to investigate the statements in her stories for themselves. She writes beautifully about fostering a deep connection to the landscape which values simplicity and nature. Byrd does this in a way that children just […]

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The Potential of a New Year

30 December 2012
The Star

We all bear some responsibility for the state of the planet.

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Book Giveaway – Mission:Explore – Food

27 August 2012
Mission:Explore - Food

Mission:Explore – Food is definitely a guerrilla geography guide to food.

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I’m in Charge of Celebrations: Earth Day Book Activity

8 April 2012
I'm in charge of celebrations

Earth Day and celebrations – are you in charge of them?

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Recycling books for use outdoors

7 June 2011
Reading Books Outdoors

A clever way to extend the life of a worn out book.

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Outdoor Books of 2010 and Ones in the Pipeline for 2011

9 January 2011
The Star

I have been keeping my beady eye on decent outdoor books for children and adults.

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Reading Books Outdoors

26 September 2010
Reading Books Outdoors

Children will happily explore books outside.

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Kids in the Garden – Book Review

30 March 2010
The Star

I have seen a lot of children’s gardening books in my time.

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Classroom Gems: Outdoor Learning

12 December 2009
The Star

The title, blurb and book reviews on Amazon didn’t give much away.

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Death, decay and new life

1 November 2009
Rosebay Willow Herb

Autumn – the dying season – is beautiful.

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