Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book

448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up

Book Description

Nature is a destination, but you don’t have to travel anywhere to find it. Just open the door and step outside. A fun, hands on approach to getting involved in nature, The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book is a year-round how-to activity guidebook for getting kids outdoors and exploring nature, be it catching fireflies in the cool summer evenings; making birdfeeders in the fall from peanut butter, pine cones, and seed; building a snowman in 3 feet of fresh winter snow; or playing duck, duck, goose with friends in a meadow on a warm spring day. The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book includes 448 things to do in nature for kids of all ages--more than one activity for every single day of the year. Each of the year's four seasons includes fifty checklist items, fifty challenge items, three each of projects, destinations, garden recipes, and outdoor games. Throughout the book, you'll also find fascinating facts, useful tips and tricks, and plenty of additional resources to turn to. Complete with whimsical, vibrant illustrations, this book is a must for parents and their kids.

About Tornio, Stacy

Stacy Tornio grew up in Oklahoma, though she’s lived in Wisconsin for the last 10 years. As editor of Birds & Blooms magazine, she is able to share her love of backyard nature with others. Stacy loves gardening (especially growing veggies) and is a master gardener in Milwaukee where she teaches youth gardening classes in the community. Along with her husband, Steve, Stacy enjoys watching her two children explore nature in their backyard and beyond. Visit her at StacyGrows.com and at DestinationNature.net.

Ken Keffer was born and raised in Wyoming. A vagabond naturalist, he’s done a little bit of everything, from monitoring mice and vole populations and picking up carnivore scat in Grand Teton National Park to researching flying squirrels in the Tongass National Forest of southeast Alaska, and monitoring Bactrian camels in Mongolia’s Great Gobi Strictly Protected Area. He’s also worked as an environmental educator in Wyoming, northern New Mexico, coastal Maryland, and along the shores of Lake Erie in Ohio. Ken enjoys birding, floating on lazy rivers, and fly fishing in the mountains out west.

Visit the authors at DestinationNature.net.