Garden Projects for Young
Sarah Starbuck, Marla Olthof &
Tap into your children’s
love of the outdoors with
this complete gardening
curriculum. This book goes
far beyond the obvious
gardening, math, and science to incorporate subjects
including language and literacy, social studies, and the
arts. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 208 pgs.
ce Activities to Explore Nature
wwww.RedleafPress.orgPHONE8AM - 5PM CSTMonday - FridayS
OUTSIDE THE U.S.: 651-641-05084 EASY WAYS
nature idea book
Outdoor Spaces for
The National Arbor Day
Create or re-create
outdoor spaces that
nurture children’s sense
of wonder and encourage
rich learning. Designed in
collaboration with the Dimensions Educational
Research Foundation, the Idea Book guides
you through field-tested outdoor classroom
principles. Age focus: 3–12. Softbound, 52 pgs.
Hey kids! out tHe
door, let’s explore!
The world around you
is rich with learning
opportunities. Use this
approach, which includes
community, and concept
walks, to help children learn
through the exploration of local gardens, grocery stores,
construction sites, and more. Inexpensive and easy to plan,
each walking trip promotes early learning and encourages
children to use all five of their senses. Preparation tips,
ideas for modifying outings based on children’s interests,
and activities to extend the learning are included. Age
focus: 0–8. Softbound, 304 pgs.
classrooms as an
integral part of
help them make
with the natural
world. See how
well designed outdoor spaces facilitate
children’s overall development socially,
emotionally, physically, and intellectually.
DVD, 23 min.
Edited by Kathy
caring for the
earth into any
fun activities that
promote responsible behaviors. Taking care
of our planet has never been more important,
and we can teach even the youngest
children about environmental responsibility.
Softbound, 128 pgs.
learning witH nature book and dvd
Save almost $10 when you buy the activity book and DVD!
Connecting Children’s Learning to
the Natural World
Extend your classroom outdoors and you
will quickly see how nature enhances the
learning process in all academic areas and
benefits all children’s growth, health, and
development. Filled with ideas to spark
children’s learning, this book includes
countless nature-oriented indoor and
outdoor classroom practices, including ideas
for sensory-integrated activities, learning
centers, field trips, nature hikes, obstacle
courses, play spaces in nature, songs and
riddles, and more. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 144 pgs.
Activities for Every Season
Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
Create meaningful learning experiences for
every season! Designed to help children
reconnect with nature, this activity book
introduces new themes for autumn, winter,
spring, and summer. Each seasonal activity will
help you integrate nature into your classroom
through music, dramatic play, science discovery
activities, and language arts projects. Also
provided are ideas to take children outdoors and
investigate, explore, and role-play as they build a
lifelong appreciation for nature. Age focus: 3–8.
Softbound, 304 pgs.
P.44&P.45.NonFCC.indd 1 7/11/11 4:17 PM