Foraging with Kids | Wild Craft Gathering Guide
Foraging with Kids | Wild Craft Gathering Guide
FORAGING WITH KIDS
The natural world offers so much learning for us to absorb. It also offers fun and family bonding time and foraging with your kids is one outdoor activity sure to get everyone exploring.
In today's world of increasingly sedentary lifestyles and a growing detachment from the food we eat, it has never been more important to encourage children to put down their screens, get outside and engage with the natural world around them.
Foraging with Kids is a fun, practical book for parents to work through with their children that encourages families to interact with their environment and gain knowledge and practical understanding of the natural world through exploration and play. The plant projects are based around 50 easy-to-identify plants that are abundant in parks, forests and hedgerows worldwide, making the challenge of discovering functional flora just as achievable to those who live in the city as in the countryside.
Illustrated throughout with beautiful hand drawings and essential information on plant facts and identification, as well as a diverse range of engaging, practical wild craft projects that the whole family will want to get involved with, this is the perfect book for anyone who wants their children to get outside, connect with nature and have a lot of fun in the process.
- Foraging with Kids
- Written by Adele Nozedar and Illustrated by Lizzie Harper.
- Published by Nourish Book, September 18, 2018.
- Written for parents to use with their children of almost any age.
- 0.9" H x 8.0" L x 5.9" W (0.75 lbs) 224 pages
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