Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft
Forest Craft

Forest Craft

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With an emphasis on safety and adult supervision, Forest Craft presents a range of simple and fun projects that children can make and enjoy hours of play with afterwards. The author, Richard Irvine, extols the virtues of exploring woodland, getting to know the trees in your local area and learning about their characteristics and suitability for whittling. . Projects such as a kazoo, mini furniture, duck call, rhythm sticks and elder wand. . Includes a thorough guide to the basic tools and equipment that are required, the timber he recommends and would advise against for beginners, and the techniques that will be used in the projects. . 20 projects, with simple step-by-step instructions accompanied by photographs and useful tips. . Includes a chapter on safety and safety tips throughout. Appealing to both forest school teachers and families, this is a book that can be turned to time and time again, through the different seasons and over many years. The skills learned can be treasured and passed down through generations, in time-honoured traditions. AUTHOR: Richard Irvine is a passionate advocate of high-quality outdoor-learning experiences for children and adults. He is a qualified teacher and greenwood carver. Irvine lives in Torrington, Devon, UK.

 

AUTHORS: Dan Westall and Naomi Walmsley run Outback2Basics from their patch of woodland in the UK. Specialising in bushcraft and Stone Age skills, they provide unique experiences for school children and teachers to connect to nature. Dan has been a bushcraft teacher for many years and has also acted as a medic and survial consultant on various TV shows. Naomi is a qualified bushcraft instructor and Forest School Leader and believes that every child should be able to safely light a fire and have at least ten uses for a stick by the age of ten. Together, they undertook a five-month Stone Age immersion experience in the US, living in the wilderness without any modern equipment, profoundly influencing their lives and teaching. SELLING POINTS: . Aimed at parents, outdoor teachers or anyone passionate about getting back to basics. . Includes traditional Forest School activities and beyond. . Includes activities for older children who are ready to explore more involved primitive skills and bushcraft. . Four main sections cover: Bushcraft, Wild Food, Nature Awareness and Games. . Story spreads throughout the book share the authors’ own experiences of survival in the wild. . Outdoor learning boosts confidence and social skills in young children. 250 photographs and 20 illustrations