Following the success of Nature's Playground, Go Wild and Make it Wild, in their latest book, Run Wild, Jo Schofield and Fiona Danks focus on inspiring children of all ages - as well as parents, teachers, youth leaders and anyone working or playing with children - to have fun outdoors, anywhere, any time, whatever the weather. Here are activity ideas and practical projects for all ages and all occasions, from outdoor games to woodland storytelling, from wild navigation to planting trees.
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This book will inspire more children to get out into nature and touch it, smell it, hear it, see it with their very own eyes and find their wild side. So don't just wait for that perfect day - just dress for the weather, grab your wellies, coat or sunhat and Run Wild! Smalltalk A lovely, life affirming book, very useful for anyone who has anything to do with children of any age. School Librarian Presented in a way to stimulate children and motivate adults. WALK magazine 5 stars. A cornucopia of wild ideas for children's outdoor parties that span the whole year around and could last a lifetime of birthday celebrations. BBC Countryfile Crammed with ideas for outdoor play for all ages, from storytelling to tracking to throwing the perfect woodland party. Psychologies Discover how to use nature's resources to inspire wonder and find your child's wild side! The diverse ideas can also be easily adapted for very young children. Nursery Education Has something for every age group and has been written to be just as useful to parents as it is for anyone who works with or supervises larger groups of children... Their books really seem to us to be the most practical and idea-crammed titles in the field. Bath Life! From skimming stones to making leaf masks to whittling walking sticks to following treasure trails, here's an enticing array of ideals for outdoor fun and wilderness discovery. Booklist Will inspire children of all ages - as well as parents, teachers and youth leaders - to get out into nature and touch it, smell it, hear it and see it with their very own eyes. Family Interest
About Jo Schofield
FIONA DANKS did a degree in Ecology at Edinburgh University followed by a PGCE in Rural and Environmental Science at Bath College of Higher Education. She currently runs the Trust for Oxfordshire's Environment, a non-profit making company providing grants for a wide range of community and environmental projects across Oxfordshire. Fiona lives in Watlington in Oxfordshire. JO SCHOFIELD gained a degree in psychology from Exeter University and began her career working for an educational psychologist in London. After getting involved in the production of a film, she went on to work in the creative department of a TV advertising agency where she began taking still photographs. This led on to her becoming a commercial photographer in Australia and then London.More recently she has been focusing on writing and photographing for a series of books with co-author Fiona Danks. Jo lives near Watlington in Oxfordshire. Through their website www.goingwild.net, Jo and Fiona provide more ideas for outdoor activities and an opportunity for debate on the importance of real world adventures for all young people. Their other titles for Frances Lincoln are Go Wild (9780711229396), Make it Wild (9780711228856), Nature's Playground (9780711224919), and Run Wild! (9780711231726).
Table of Contents
RUN WILD WILD PARTIES The instant outdoor party Woodland parties Camping and outdoor feasts Active adventure parties Tips for outdoor par ties WILD GAMES Old favourites Natural versions of traditional games Inventing outdoor games Beach games, night games, and bubble games WILD STORIES Wild stor ytelling Stor yboards and story pictures Wild poetr y,charms and spells Story sticks WILD THEATRE Costumes Masks Body and face painting Puppets and magical creatures Musical instuments WILD TRAILS Wild navigating Tracking and stalking Treaure trails Techno trails Letterboxing WILD ACTION Wild watching Discovering what's under your feet Growing your own food Making a difference DISCOVERING MORE ABOUT RUNNING WILD Index Acknowledgements
Run Wild! by Jo Schofield
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Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
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