The Big Summer Activity Book

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Mai 2006



Here is a handbook that can help alleviate some of that pressure. Based on many years experience of keeping children busy and happy, Anne and Peter Thomas have compiled a huge collection of summer activities that will help keep boredom at bay and help parents feel better, knowing that their children are busy having wholesome fun.


1. Introduction: Whose holidays? - Three important factors; 2. Holiday preparations: Tips for going on holiday - Parents' questions; 3. Checklist; 4. In cases of illness: Motion sickness - Diarrhoea - Stomach and abdominal complaints - Sunburn - Burns - Sunstroke - Jellyfish - Sting-fish - Ticks - Lyme's disease - Insect bites, wasp and bee stings - Travelling pharmacy; 5. The weather: Sunlight - Seasons - Air currents - High and low-pressure areas - Sunrays and safe sunbathing - Ozone layer - Temperature - Influence of the sea - Wind-chill factor - Temperature and altitude - The clouds - Precipitation - Thunderstorms - Exceptional phenomena - Weather in the mountains - Weather at the coast - Weather forecast; 6. The stars: Constellations - The zodiac - How do the stars move? - The winter sky - The other constellations of the zodiac - The moon - The planets; 7. Nature: Trees - Nature in bloom - Animals in woods and fields - It's small and flies through the air - In and around water - In the air 84; 8. Orientation: Orientation in the wild - Discoveries in nature - Road and city maps - The compass - In the hills: altitudes - Orientation in a town or village; 9. On the beach; 10. In the mountains; 11. Games to stretch the muscles; 12. Living and playing in the countryside; 13. Tig and other outdoor games; 14. Playing on the beach; 15. Indoor and/or outdoor games; 16. Creativity with natural materials; 17. When it rains; Revolving celestial chart; Songs


Anne and Peter Thomas are the authors of The Children's Party Book (Floris Books). They have three children and live in the Netherlands.


'Parents or youth leaders will find a wealth of ideas to keep children busy over the the summer holidays in this bumper book.' -- Woman Alive, August 2006 'An excellent book packed full of great ideas and activities for parents and carers of children of all ages. Whether you are indoors or out and about, travelling, exploring a forest, star gazing or lying on a beach, this book has things to see, do and makes which the whole family can enjoy and learn from.' -- Permaculture, Autumn 2007
EAN: 9780863155451
ISBN: 0863155456
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: FLORIS
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2006
Seitenanzahl: 223 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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