How to Play in the Woods: Activities, Survival Skills, and Games for All Ages

How to Play in the Woods Activities Survival Skills and Games for All Ages This book is filled with skills games and activities for back to nature adventures and camping trips It is great for all ages and abilities from children to adults and is a must have for anyone wo

  • Title: How to Play in the Woods: Activities, Survival Skills, and Games for All Ages
  • Author: Robin Blankenship
  • ISBN: 9781423641537
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book is filled with skills, games, and activities for back to nature adventures and camping trips It is great for all ages and abilities, from children to adults, and is a must have for anyone working with scouts or youth groups How to Play in the Woods is also a handy reference book for campers and outdoor enthusiasts who need to brush up on basic survival skillshis book is filled with skills, games, and activities for back to nature adventures and camping trips It is great for all ages and abilities, from children to adults, and is a must have for anyone working with scouts or youth groups How to Play in the Woods is also a handy reference book for campers and outdoor enthusiasts who need to brush up on basic survival skills.Learn how to make rope from plant materials, navigate using the sun and or moon, build shelters, and start a fire There are activities for teaching about safe knife handling, gathering and preparing wild foods, cooking on a spit, and plant medicines And, for fun and entertainment, there are instructions for making instruments, natural jewelry, clay containers, baskets, and even buckskin clothing.This book encourages and motivates readers to be interactive with nature, to be free from prescribed schedules, and to just play and enjoy outdoors while relearning the wisdom and ways of our ancestors.

    One thought on “How to Play in the Woods: Activities, Survival Skills, and Games for All Ages”

    1. This was a cute book, perfect for exactly what the name says, things you can do in the woods with kids when camping. I was hoping for ideas on teen programs, but many of the ideas mentioned are too short in duration or too long for a 90 minute program. I kept thinking I'd find something good, and I did find a few promising things, but then I ran out of time and had to return the book before the library sent me to library jail for being a dead-beat patron. Sigh. story of my life.I may revisit thi [...]

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