Nancy Honovich and Julie Beer, National Geographic Kids Get Outside Guide: All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun! (Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2014), 160 pp.
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 more. Activities for every season, spring, summer, winter, and fall will be included to keep kids engaged all throughout the year. And some rainy day actitiveis will also be presented. Fun facts, lists, and sidebars supplement activities to help put information into geographic, scientific, and/or historical context, to help kids dig deeper and learn more.
When I was a kid, I loved fact-filled books and almanacs. This new title combines cool facts with information about exploring in nature, so it’s sure to be a hit for young readers. Patrick will enjoy his Get Outside Guide!