Playing is in our nature – and playing among nature is one of the greatest delights childhood has to offer, whether you live among skyscrapers or fields. The Nature of Play suggests simple, seasonal ideas for nature-based play all year long, from long-beloved rainy day games to intrepid outdoor adventures, including:- Learning how to find your way using nature's signs
- Cooking delicious food over a fire you've carefully built
- Weaving a timeless basket
- Hosting a special summertime party
- Tuning up your bike
...as well as nature guides, recipes and poems to take celebrate the turning of the seasons, and conversations with extraordinary people.
From the pure joy of flying a homemade kite to the nocturnal magic of stargazing, this is a book for children and adults alike to turn to, whatever the weather.