This book is filled with skills, games, & activities for back-to-nature adventures & camping trips. It is great for all ages and abilities, from children to adults, and is a must-have for anyone working with scouts or youth groups. How to Play in the Woods is also a handy reference book for campers and outdoor enthusiasts who need to brush up on basic survival skills.
Learn how to make rope from plant materials, navigate using the sun and/or moon, build shelters, and start a fire. There are activities for teaching about safe knife handling, gathering and preparing wild foods, cooking on a spit, & plant medicines. And, for more fun and entertainment, there are instructions for making instruments, natural jewelry, clay containers, baskets, & even buckskin clothing.
This book encourages and motivates readers to be interactive with nature, to be free from prescribed schedules, & to just play & enjoy outdoors while relearning the wisdom & ways of our ancestors.
Paperback 304 pgs Outdoor