The Stick Book
If you're lost for woodland inspiration and need some new and exciting ideas to keep the children entertained (as well as the adults) then The Stick Book is a great addition to your library! Inside this guide there are 70 great ideas for both outdoor education and just really useful 'stickie' stuff - grab a copy and never look at a stick in the same way again!
From the back of the book:
' A beautiful and inspiring book, bursting with practical suggestions which will appeal to every child' s imagination. Reading it, I wanted to rush out to my nearest wood immediately!' Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo
The stick is a universal toy. Totally natural, all-purpose, free, it offers limitless opportunities for outdoor play and adventure. It provides a starting point for an active imagination and the raw materials for transformation into almost anything!
In this book, Jo Schofield and Fiona Danks offer masses of suggestions for things to do with a stick, in the way of adventures and bushcraft, creative imagination and play, games, woodcraft and conservation, music and more. With activities like:
Build a den Make a bow and arrows Make a sun-clock Play capture the flag And many, many more
Jo and Fiona share a passionate commitment to introducing children to experiences that allow them to enjoy outdoor adventures, explore their limits, take measured risks and learn new skills. They are the also the authors of The Wild Weather Book: Loads of the Things to Do in Rain, Wind and Snow, Go Wild! and Make it Wild.
Paperback: 128 pages
Age Range: 8 - 11 years
Publisher: Frances Lincoln (15 Mar. 2012)