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Drake, Jane.

Summary: Do you love drinking hot chocolate by a roaring fire? Or skating figure eights on a homemade rink? These are great traditional winter activities. But have you ever looked for special effects in the winter night sky? Sewn up a pair of cozy fleece mitts? Or enjoyed a wintry outdoor picnic? There are so many wonderful ways to enjoy the frosty season--winter just isn't long enough!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2001

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Honovich, Nancy

Summary: "This fun-filled guide inspires kids to get out of the house and explore the great outdoors where they can discover the wonder and amazement of the world around them, whether in their backyard, across the country, or around the world. Full of fun activities, kids will learn how to make backyard bird baths, explore their local state parks, participate in an outdoor community event, and much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 796.083 HON

Powell, Consie.

Summary: Go outside and see what winter means to the earth and its animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman & Co. 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 508.2 Powel

Drake, Jane.

Summary: Describes how to build a safe campfire, cook, play games, sing songs, and tell stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.54 Drake 1998

Omoth, Tyler

Summary: Provides suggestions for different outdoor activities, including making a bird feeder, creating drawings using sidewalk chalk, and making a life-sized board game on the lawn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.5 OMO

Summary: Offers the skills every young explorer should have, including how to tie knots, find secret doors, read maps, and build snow goggles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Lab Books 2018

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Braun, Eric

Summary: "Describes various tips, activities, and useful information for making the outdoors more fun and interesting"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.5 BRA

Lecreux, Michèle.

Summary: "More than 40 ideas for outdoor activities and fun-to-do crafts projects will get you acquainted with facts about nature, show you how to identify different insects and birds, recognize different kinds of rocks, read a map, protect yourself against the weather when camping out, and much more"--Cover verso.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Series 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 790.194 LEC

Vecchione, Glen

Summary: From Freeze Tag to Double Dutch, from Kick The Can to Snap The Whip, children learn some of the best traditional street and sidewalk activities ever. Each activity lists the minimum and maximum number of players, instructions, tactics, and tips to help provide fun for all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.1 Vecchione

Beard, Daniel Carter

Summary: An 1890 manual of pasttimes which includes instructions for making kites, fishing poles, a blow gun, boats, and theatrical costumes, and for raising dogs, stuffing anumals, stocking an aquarium, and camping.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C.E. Tuttle 1966

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 793 BEA

Bliss, Dominic

Summary: Offers a general guide to camping for children, covering the planning needed for a good trip, proper camp set-up, helping adults make a fire, cooking classic camping food, and fun camping activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CICO Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.54 BLI

Olsson, Helen

Summary: If you're like most kids who love the outdoors, you want to do more than go on a picnic or play in your neighborhood park. This book will teach you to hike like a pro and have lots of fun while doing it. You'll learn all the skills needed, everything from choosing a trail to basic first-aid. This book includes tips for spotting wildlife, creating a nature journal, deciding what clothes to wear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Publishing, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.51 OLS

Drake, Jane

Summary: A treasury of outdoor-themed games and activities for each season offers scientific and historical trivia to accompany instructions for such ideas as building a sundial, making a kite, playing Spud, and observing the sky at night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 790.1 DRA

Hewitt, Ben

Summary: "Once upon a time, kids learned the most amazing and unusual things. They learned how to shelter and clothe themselves, how to use a knife and hatchet, how build a fire, tie knots, and read a compass. They learned how to spend a comfortable night in the forest without a nylon tent from REI. The Young Adventurer's Guide will teach kids everything from how to walk like a fox and see like an owl...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roost Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.083 HEW

Walsh, Liza Gardner

Summary: Suggests outdoor activities for children to explore nature, including making mud monsters, building forts, painting rocks, and going on bug hunts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Down East Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796 WAL

Thomsen, Amanda

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The backyard has long been a space associated with recreation and relaxation, a private patch of earth to escape to, and a springboard for the imagination. In her signature style and drawing on her personal experience as a mother, gardener, and author, Amanda Thomsen encourages kids to create kingdoms of their own making, right in their own backyards. With whimsical projects for every season...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.5 THO

Johnson, Andrew F.

Summary: An exploration of the sights, landscapes, animals, and landmarks of the U.S. National Parks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haywood Studios Inc. 2011

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Drake, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ticknor & Fields 1994

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 790.122 Dra

Beard, Lina

Summary: Each summer, millions of children complain, "There's nothing to do." Originally published in 1889, The American Girl's Handy Book resoundingly challenges this age-old dilemma by providing a huge number of ideas for fun and instructional projects for young girls. It includes plans for April Fool's parties and jokes, transplanting wildflowers and preserving or pressing them, Easter games and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.5 BEA

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: This guide to the outdoors provides advice and instructions on camping, building shelters, finding water, and cooking outdoors. Some activities may require adult supervision.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.5 George 2009

Summary: A guide to more than seventy classic and contemporary playground games provides instructions for such favorites as kick the can, freeze tag, and sardines, in a volume that also includes tips for adults on how to encourage and facilitate outdoor play.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796 GO