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Sticks and stones : a kid's guide to building and exploring in the great outdoors / Melissa Lennig.

By: Lennig, Melissa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Quarry, [2019]Copyright date: ©2019Description: 141 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780760362563 (paperback).Subject(s): Outdoor recreation for children -- Juvenile literature | Children and the environment -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 796.083 Summary: Opportunities and materials for constructive play exist everywhere in nature. Author Melissa Lennig (of the blog Fireflies and Mud Pies) introduces todays screen-overloaded kids to this world of fun waiting just outside the door. Whether camping or hanging out in the back yard, children will marvel at the wonderful, useful tools and playthings they can create with natural objects. Sticks and Stones details various designs for the ever-popular fort (cabins, tipis, survival shelters, etc.) and also covers structures such as bridges, fences, and dams, while explaining the STEAM principles behind each. In addition to structures, there are other ideas and projects for camping and the backyard, like a fire ring (explaining the types of fires, airflow, and safety), the always useful tripod, a travois, a rock garden, and toy boats. Along the way, there are multi-leveled reading opportunities in the form of quick features on considerations like mindfulness, campfire safety, mini STEAM design challenges, and more. Sticks and Stones is an essential resource for every junior outdoor adventurer.
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The essential resource for every junior outdoor adventurer.

Includes index.

Opportunities and materials for constructive play exist everywhere in nature. Author Melissa Lennig (of the blog Fireflies and Mud Pies) introduces todays screen-overloaded kids to this world of fun waiting just outside the door. Whether camping or hanging out in the back yard, children will marvel at the wonderful, useful tools and playthings they can create with natural objects. Sticks and Stones details various designs for the ever-popular fort (cabins, tipis, survival shelters, etc.) and also covers structures such as bridges, fences, and dams, while explaining the STEAM principles behind each. In addition to structures, there are other ideas and projects for camping and the backyard, like a fire ring (explaining the types of fires, airflow, and safety), the always useful tripod, a travois, a rock garden, and toy boats. Along the way, there are multi-leveled reading opportunities in the form of quick features on considerations like mindfulness, campfire safety, mini STEAM design challenges, and more. Sticks and Stones is an essential resource for every junior outdoor adventurer.

9-12 years old.