Here’s a newer book that readers of this blog might like to know about:
Mick Manning & Brita Granström, Wild Adventures: Look, make, explore – in nature’s playground (London: Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, 2015), 48 pp.
Publisher’s description Packed with all kinds of exciting outdoor activities for children and the whole family, to encourage awareness of the natural world and self-sufficiency skills – and to show how much fun it is to explore nature. The activities include: tracking skills; wildlife spotting; foraging for wild food and cooking outdoors; how to light a fire safely (with adult supervision); stargazing, including star maps; outdoor games; nature chase; how to mimic birdsong; how to make whistles and peashooters; how to make plaster-casts of animal tracks, nature collections and art from nature finds. With full-page pictures, vignettes, captions and a glossary, this is the book you need when you go out in the park or countryside.