Get Outside Book Review

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Get Outside – The Kids Guide to Fun in the Great Outdoors

Disclosure – SCM (SocialCafe Magazine) was provided FREE product(s) to complete this review.

Armed with Get Outside, a kid will never say, “I’m bored!” again.

This book is a key to the world of fun beyond the front door. Activities are divided into four categories (Nature Lover, Outdoor Fun and Games, Cozy Inside and Look to the Sky), where readers will find instructions for making things like sundials, bird feeders and kites, as well as rules for games such as 500 Up, Spud and Shinny.

Accompanying these descriptions are fun facts and scientific, historic and cultural context. The passage on playing jacks, for example, includes a sidebar about a similar game played by the ancient Greeks. Children in Northern climes will love learning to play traditional First Nations winter games and be thrilled to find out how to create a backyard ice rink. It’s a wealth of fun and fascination that will captivate any young person — who won’t mind ditching the video game for the great outdoors.

When we received this book for a review, we knew that it will be a page turner full of fun ideas perfect for summer vacation. This book has so many ideas kids will love and it’s perfect in every way. With it truly your kids will never be bored and they will always have something new and fun to do and try!

About the Author(s): Jane Drake and Ann Love are a sister writing duo. Together they have published 25 non-fiction titles for junior/intermediate students. Their first book to hit the bestseller list was The Kids Cottage Book published in 1992.

Get Outside is perfect for ages 6 and up, with 176 pages, costs $16.95  and it’s available from March 2012.

For more children’s books visit Kids Can Press!

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