Urban Forest School: Outdoor adventures and skills for city kids


Venture out to your local park or even your own back yard, and be inspired by these amazing array of outdoor activities to try! From building a hidden sheet den to creating watering stations for bees, this book is inspiring and encourages outdoor play in more urban environments where expansive bushland are limited.

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SKU: PERIBO01 Category: Product ID: 119262


Get to know the wild parts of your city or town with activities that can be done when out and about. Games to play with organised groups or with your family and friends adds another dimension to this book that is bursting with ideas for urban outdoor adventures.

AUTHORS: Dan Westall and Naomi Walmsley run Outback2Basics from their patch of woodland in Shropshire, UK. Specialising in bushcraft and Stone Age skills, they provide unique experiences for school children and teachers to connect to nature. Dan has been a bushcraft teacher for many years and has also acted as a medic and survival consultant on various TV shows.

Playing and learning outside in nature has been shown to benefit children in many ways, such as improving moods, concentration & confidence . Story spreads dotted throughout the book bring together experiences and memories of urban nature interactions .

The main sections cover: home crafts, in the park or garden and around the city or town . Aimed at children, parents, outdoor teachers or anyone passionate about engaging with nature.