I Love Dirt!: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature

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Trumpeter, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 153 pages
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I Love Dirt! presents 52 open-ended activities to help you engage your child in the outdoors. No matter what your location—from a small patch of green in the city to the wide-open meadows of the country—each activity is meant to promote exploration, stimulate imagination, and heighten a child's sense of wonder.

To learn more about the author, Jennifer Ward, visit her website at jenniferwardbooks.com and to learn more about the illustrator, Susie Ghahremani, visit her website at boygirlparty.com.

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User Review  - jessibud2 - LibraryThing

This was a very quick read and enjoyable. It's a season by season guide to exploring and enjoying nature with kids, aimed at parents and/or teachers. I am not a parent but was a primary school teacher ... Read full review

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User Review  - HedgehogFamily - LibraryThing

I wish this book was longer and had more ideas. I did find several things I would like to try, but most of the 52 ideas were variations on just a few ideas. I liked how it was organized by seasons so that you could turn right to the activities that would be appropriate for the season you are in. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

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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