I love my world: Stories, games, activities and skills to help us all care for the planet we call home (Paperback)
I love my world is a playful hands-on nature connection guidebook for parents, forest school leaders, teachers, play workers and outdoor educators of all kinds - and just the book you need on days out with family and friends.
It's a forest school guidebook with great ideas for camping, playing in the park and doing stuff with family and friends.
Learn creation myths and activities to do with them, how to light fires, make survival dens from sticks and leaves, awaken your senses, read tracks, identify plants, use a knife and bushcraft tools safely, navigate without aids, sneak like a ninja, make natural land art, develop your curiosity and instincts, cook foraged food and chocolate bananas on an open fire... and more, including how to lead successful outdoor learning sessions based on natural cycles and patterns
It is full of:
- stories and tales to awaken curiosity,
- games to awaken the senses,
- bushcraft, survival skills, environmental art, nature connection and outdoor play activities
- mentoring tips and listening skills
- beautiful images and music making ideas
- reflections on life's learning journey
- inspiring nature connection quotes
- huge sections of further inspiration and references
It's been written for anyone who shares a love of our world who spends time outdoors, wants to deepen their connection to nature, and their own creativity, and enjoys sharing it with other people. It's a prefect book to take with you when you go camping, on an outdoor adventure or a holiday in nature - because it's packed with holistic learning ideas that fire up curiosity, creativity and a care taking spirit.
I wrote it to help people, especially parents and their children, step into a closer, heartfelt and regenerative relationship with their environment, and to develop a caring attitude, hope for the next generations of human and non human beings.
It was my first gift to help make the world a better place, which has been followed by more Both online and offline story-led and musical nature connection resources available at www.natureconnection.co.uk