N a t u r e / G r e e n E n v i r o n m e n t s MAIL U 10 Yorkton Court • St. Paul, MN • 55117-1065FAXT TOLL-FREE: 800-641-0115 OUTSIDE THE U.S.: 651-641-0115 23 Take Learning Outdoors! NATURAL PLAYSCAPES Rusty Keeler There is a new movement in children’s outdoor play areas —natural playscapes. The entire space is fi lled with art, hills, pathways, trees, herbs, open areas, sand, water, music, and more. Children fi nd places to run, climb, dig, pretend, and hide, with opportunities to bellow or be silent. Five hundred magnifi cent color photographs and illustrations are included. Softbound, 316 pgs. #329001-R $49.95 HOLLYHOCKS AND HONEYBEES Garden Projects for Young Children Sarah Starbuck, Marla Olthof & Karen Midden Tap into your children’s love of the outdoors with this complete gardening curriculum. This book goes far beyond the obvious connections between gardening, math, and science to incorporate subjects including language and literacy, social studies, and the arts. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 208 pgs. #308201-R $29.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS THE OUTDOOR PLAYSPACE NATURALLY For Children Birth to Five Years Sue Elliott, editor Challenge your perceptions about early childhood outdoor playspaces. Photographs, case studies, and chapters fi lled with helpful insight illustrate and inspire the transformation of generic and synthetic playspaces into those that are natural, dynamic, and engaging. Softbound, 224 pgs. #138271-R $89.95 LEARN AND PLAY THE GREEN WAY Fun Activities with Reusable Materials Rhoda Redleaf Don’t throw it away— use it for play! This updated revision of the bestselling, award- winning Learn and Play the Recycle Way includes over 100 fun and educational ideas that reuse common household items. Age-specifi c activities build skills in physical, sensory, social and emotional, cognitive, and creative development areas. Age focus: 1–8. Softbound, 224 pgs. #326701-R $19.95 Age-specifi c activities build skills in physical, sensory, PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS HEY KIDS! OUT THE DOOR, LET’S EXPLORE! Rhoda Redleaf The world around you is rich with learning opportunities. Use this emergent curriculum approach, which includes twenty-seven nature, 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 fi ve 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. #402002-R $24.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS GREEN ACTIVITIES SET Save when you order the set of Hey Kids! Out the Door, Let’s Explore and Learn and Play the Green Way. #402202-R $43.95Also See: Go Green Rating Scale (PAGE 10) LENS ON OUTDOOR LEARNING Wendy Banning & Ginny Sullivan The outdoors is fi lled with rich learning experiences for young children. Packed with colorful photographs and engaging stories, this book is a source of inspiration for outdoor learning. Stories demonstrate how children naturally explore and create their own learning experiences outdoors. Using images and children’s dialogue and actions, the authors document how the natural world supports joyful and meaningful connections with early learning standards. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 256 pgs. #328401-R $49.95 experiences for young children. Packed with world supports joyful and meaningful connections with early learning PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS