Author(s): Don Burke
This book is for adventurous kids and their parents, who want to explore the nature that grows in their local environment. The activities are designed for boys and girls, and range from easy to tricky in their levels. Children will discover the magic of growing, the different properties that plants have, how to track the sun, how to plant vegetables from the things we have in our kitchens already, how to gather moss, how to create a terrarium and more. Chapters include: Growing & Exploring; Collecting; Making & Creating. You can learn about Magic Nasturtiums, how to make an egg head or a living moss garden and even how to change the colour of a flower. The kit contains a fully illustrated colour book, packed with 25 activities for the garden, park and outdoors; a garden trowel, to dig and plant; a compass to track the sun with a ruler to measure seedlings and a special UV torch to explore nightlife and animal markings. Each activity includes instructions on what is needed to get started, 6 easy steps explaining what to do and each step is accompanied by a photograph. All you need to get going outdoors, the kit comes in a small suitcase with a plastic handle and is perfect for children over the age of 6.