C u rr ic u lum /A c t iv it ie s - S c ie n ce PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS Guide Outdoor Learning and Exploration ONLINE wwww.RedleafPress.orgPHONE8AM - 5PM CSTMonday - FridaySSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS TOLL-FREE: 800-423-8309 OUTSIDE THE U.S.: 651-641-0508444444444444 EASY EASY EASY EASY EASY EASY EASY EASY EASY WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS WAYS LEARNING WITH NATURE IDEA BOOK Creating Nurturing Outdoor Spaces for Children The National Arbor Day Foundation 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 fi eld-tested outdoor classroom principles. Age focus: 3–12. Softbound, 52 pgs. #326501-N $24.95HOLLYHOCKS 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-N $29.95 GET OUT! 150 Easy Ways for Kids and Grown-Ups to Get Into Nature and Build a Greener Future Judy Molland Take a hands-on approach to green living, get outside, learn about nature, and experience the world in new ways. This well-rounded and easy-to-use handbook make a difference indoors and out, with chapters providing fun ways to embrace nature; ideas for projects, plans, and outings; being an eco-friendly consumer and eater; and taking a green stand. Age focus: 3–12. Softbound, 128 pgs. Kids and Grown-Ups living, get outside, learn about nature, and #423357-N $10.95 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-N $24.95 NATURE NOTES FOR LITTLE FOLKS Delightfully Entertaining Songs to Celebrate the Outdoors! Celebrate the outdoors with music, movement, and imagination as children explore and experience nature’s musical symphony. Age focus: 2–8. CD, 27 min. #203299-N $14.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS SCIENCE ADVENTURES Nature Activites for Young Children Elizabeth A. Sherwood, Robert D. Williams & Robert E. Rockwell With more than 125 activities, this book will open up an amazing world of exploration and discovery through nature activities in urban, suburban, or rural settings. Each chapter of this book focuses on one of the standards set by the National Academy of Sciences as adapted by the authors to address the developmental and educational needs of preschoolers. Softbound, 272 pgs. #326101-N $24.95 44