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Oh, what fun a child can have by jumping in mud puddles, collecting bugs and listening to birds! And yet, many children today have become so occupied with TV, computers and video games that unstructured outdoor play is sadly becoming a thing of the past. I LOVE DIRT! is a call to parents, educators and caregivers to help children recover one of the great joys of childhood. Through 52 activities, readers will find a wealth of creative ways to actively engage children, ages four to nine, in nature. Each activity presents an open-ended project meant to promote exploration, stimulate imagination and heighten a sense of wonder: Bug Lullabies challenge kids to use their sense of hearing to pick out insect noises; in Cloud races children are engaged in a fun contest to see whose cloud reaches the designated finish line first: "Help Me Understand" sidebars provide answers to potential questions such as "What's a cloud?" - as well as fun science facts, making this a wonderful resource for any adult fostering a child's growth

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781590305355
ISBN-10: 1590305353
Format: Paperback
(192mm x 141mm x 12mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 17-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jennifer Ward

Jennifer Ward is the author of numerous children s books, all of which present nature to kids. Her award-winning titles have been featured in magazines such as "Ranger Rick," "Your Big Backyard," "Learning," and "Foreword," and she has been interviewed and featured on national television and local radio. She is a regular speaker at conferences and schools across the country, where she instills the importance of literacy and the wonders waiting to be discovered in the natural world."

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