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Nature for the Very Young: A Handbook of Indoor and Outdoor Activities
Nature for the Very Young A Handbook of Indoor and Outdoor Activities Author:Marcia Bowden A Unique Book on Outdoor Education for Young Children Nature for the Very Young Nature For the Very Young At school or at home, this lively handbook of inventive and entertaining activities will delight, and educate, children from preschool age to second grade. Nature for the Very Young offers a unique combination of preschool readiness m... more »aterial and learning activities that use nature explorations as a springboard for learning and growing. The lessons are built around background information for the adults and proven learning activities for the children. The teaching aids are presented full scale to facilitate teacher use. Throughout Nature for the Very Young, the material is designed to focus on the basic concepts appropriate to a young childs level of development and ability. These concepts include color recognition, sequencing, body awareness, reading readiness, and other important skills. You will also find invaluable guidance on leading a group of young children on field trips and on keeping the group focused on exploring nature. Whether you are a parent, teacher, day care instructor, camp counselor, or librarian, and no matter what region of the country you live in, Nature for the Very Young offers hours of learning fun, outdoors and indoors.« less
Meghan B. reviewed Nature for the Very Young: A Handbook of Indoor and Outdoor Activities on
This book had a lot of good activities to do with my 2 year. It is divided by seasons which was nice. My main complaint is that the book is geared toward the northeastern United States but you can easily adapt the lessons using what you have on hand. The main lessons and ideas in the book can be altered to use whatever animals and plants are in your area.