The great outdoors is the perfect "Maker" space for exploring possibilities for creativity, problem solving, and innovation. From designing devices to study the natural world to figuring out ways to find food or water outside, this refreshing title inspires readers to come up with Maker projects of their own in their back yards or communities. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce important innovators and their creations to inspire readers to be environmentally aware and involved in the natural world.
Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 - Car accidents Understanding our flaws Helping the victim Chapter 3 - Sports injuries Common sports injuries Walking through the cures Chapter 4 - Camping hazards The not so pleasant things while camping Weather issues Plants can be dangerous Bites Fractures General wounds Your camping companions Basic injury kit General items Emergency Conclusion References Author Bio Publisher Preface Survival of man has become slightly easier than that of other creatures, because of the modern techniques we have developed. We have enclosed and protected ourselves from the other species and the harmful aspects of natureby forming a separate society, but we still are in danger from ourselves through the activities we perform. This book intends to walk you through different scenarios of outdoor injuries that you might encounter while camping or travelling to and fro. Playing outdoors can be wearisome and without proper guidance one may not be able to perform effectively, and also get injured pretty quickly. Driving can create harmful scenarios and we will try and walk you through different techniques you can adopt to try and overcome such scenarios. What happens after going through an accident can be traumatic and confusing; having knowledge of how to deal with such situations can really come in handy. Camping guidelines are provided so that you can make the best choices for yourself and be out there to solely enjoy yourself and not to worry about anything. Hopefully, you have everything packed to tackle all situations and overcome all emergencies. All said, this book runs you through the times when you need help and guidance and that is what we have attempted to provide you with. With your common sense and better judgment, this book will complete your guide to outdoor adventures.
The outdoor environment is now an integral part of many early years settings and schools, but is it being used to its full potential?
Providing extensive, challenging and ever-changing outdoor play experiences is an essential and valuable aspect of early years education. This book offers comprehensive guidance on how the outdoor environment can be used to teach and challenge all children across a range of settings drawing on forest school practice.
Following a month-by-month format, each chapter provides a selection of theme-related play experiences alongside planning and evaluations of how the ideas described were carried out, and reveals the impact that they had on the children. Including detailed information on the role of the adult, the environment, planning and using children's interests to guide their learning and development, the book features:
Written by a leading authority on forest school practice and full of practical ideas that can be adapted to suit individual children's needs, this book aims to inspire practitioners to make the most of the outdoor environment throughout the year.
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