Description

For kids ages 6 to 10, this hands-on nature activity book is the perfect companion for every child’s next outdoor adventure!

An excellent resource for parents, teachers, and curriculums ranging from outdoor education to homeschool and forest school.

Whether you are in the forest, in your own backyard, or in the city, there are so many exciting ways to engage with nature—and forester Peter Wohlleben has the best ideas for doing so. With Be A Nature Explorer!, kids will learn how to press flowers, harvest algae, skip stones, observe spiders, and even how to build their own tiny sailboat.

This ultimate kids' nature book features:

  • 52 short, fun, and hands-on activities to help kids explore and discover the outdoors—one for each week of the year.
  • Portable format: This lightweight paperback is designed to easily throw in a backpack and refer to on adventures.
  • STEM learning and outdoor skill development: Kids will learn how to decode nature’s messages, identify plants and animal tracks, record and preserve their finds, and more.

Packed with activities that will fill kids with wonder and confidence in the outdoors, readers will be dipping in and out of Be A Nature Explorer! all year round.

Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Institute.

Reviews

Praise for Can You Hear the Trees Talking? by Peter Wohlleben

WINNER OF THE AAAS/SUBARU PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE BOOKS

"A fascinating and detailed guide . . . [Wohlleben] has done a remarkable job ensuring that each page tells a complete story, answering questions ranging from how trees know when it is spring to why trees are important in the city."
Science Magazine

"A forest's worth of appealing sidebars, pop-up quizzes with fascinating statistics, and colorful photographs add to a strong subtext: Forest preservation is not just important, but imperative. A tree-treatise treat."
Kirkus (Starred Review)

"[Can You Hear the Trees Talking?] is an outstanding introduction into the world of trees. Highly recommended for students of science, environment, and ecology."
School Library Journal (Starred Review)

"As fascinating and relaxing as a stroll through the woods."
Booklist

"[Can You Hear the Trees Talking] presents a beautifully laid-out walk through the forest with a kindly guide, who points out fascinating sights and intriguing phenomena. Captivating, close-up photos illuminate the engaging text, making this both a superb classroom resource and a strong choice for young browsers."
Publishers Weekly