A Little Guide to Wild Flowers

Author: Charlotte Voake

Publisher: Doubleday Children's

ISBN: 9781903919118

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 62

View: 6826

Arranged in colour for speedy identification, with extra anecdotes from winsome characters in Charlotte Voake's inimitable style; this child-friendly guide also includes keynotes on plant parts and the seasons, along with a tick-box index for keen spotters. The Eden Project brings plants and people together. It is dedicated to developing a greater understanding of our shared global garden; encouraging us to respect plants - and protect them.

Every Nursery Needs a Garden

A Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Using a Garden with Young Children

Author: Ann Watts

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136736549

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 3633

‘If outdoor activities with young children have always baffled you, then this is the book for you. Practical in style and structure, it has an accessible approach which is based in the best early years practice and provides plenty of challenges and new ideas. It is a must have for your early years setting.’ - Kathryn Solly, Headteacher at Chelsea Open Air Nursery School and Children’s Centre, UK A garden can be a magical place for young children and offers them rich and engaging learning experiences as they interact with a variety of plants and wildlife throughout the year. This book guides you through the process of creating a garden, however small, for young children. It looks at the impact a garden area can have on children’s overall development and the benefits of using natural materials as learning tools. Full of practical advice on how to design, develop resource and use a garden area, this book brings together: advice on planning a garden and how to get children, parents and the local community involved ideas for settings with limited space ideas for different spaces including a wildlife space, a woodland space, a digging area, sand and water spaces and a growing area suggestions of plants, flowers and crops to grow with very young children information about the wildlife children may discover a calendar guide to activities and garden planning throughout the year ways to encourage children to develop a sense of awareness of the importance of conservation and sustainability guidance on health and safety clear links with EYFS to show how a garden supports the areas of learning and development. Written for all early years practitioners, this book is the definitive guide for those looking to further enhance their outdoor environment and fulfil the potential learning opportunities that a garden can provide.

Know it All, Find it Fast for Youth Librarians and Teachers

Author: Christinea Donnelly

Publisher: Facet Publishing

ISBN: 185604761X

Category: Information resources

Page: 323

View: 2917

A brand new version of the best-selling enquiry desk reference text, Know it All, Find it Fast, specifically designed for those working with children and young people in schools, public libraries and at home. Including an invaluable overview of the education system and the school curriculum as well as a comprehensive listing of useful resources by topic, this A-Z covers school subjects from science and maths to reading and literacy, and more general themes such as children's health, wellbeing and hobbies. Each topic is broken down into useful sections that will help to guide your response; Typical questions outline common queries such as 'Have you got any information about volcanoes?' Considerations provides useful hints and tips i.e. 'Geography now encompasses not only physical and human geography but also environmental geography, social geography, geology and geopolitics.' Where to look lists relevant printed, digital and online resources with useful annotations explaining their scope and strengths Readership: This is the must-have quick reference tool arming librarians and teachers with the knowledge to deal with any queries thrown at them from children and young people as well as their parents and caregivers. It will also be a handy reference for parents and anyone working with children and young people in other organizations such as homework clubs and youth workers.

The Rainy Day Book

Author: Helen Brooks

Publisher: Guardian Books

ISBN: 085265359X

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 3244

'MUUUUMMMM ... DAAADDDD ... I'm BORED!' Whether it's the weekend, half term or the summer holidays, these words will likely strike fear into any parent's heart - particularly if it's tipping it down with rain outside. Thankfully, this delightful collection is at hand, packed full of imaginative ideas that are guaranteed to inspire young minds, and maybe even remind older ones of the best bits of their own childhood. The selection not only includes simple and inexpensive ideas for science and craft activities, from making your own rocket to creating a memory box, it also gives suggestions for imaginative play, from indoor camping to pretending to be a pirate for the day. There are activities that will encourage children to learn about animals and insects, to pick up foreign languages and to find out more about their family history, and it even covers recommendations for the times when the weather isn't so bad, from leapfrog in the garden to visiting a local farm. Packed full of thoughtful and inventive ideas, The Rainy Day Book will prove an endless source of inspiration for anyone with children to entertain.

Homemade Kids

Thrifty, Creative and Eco-Friendly Ways to Raise Your Child

Author: Nicola Baird

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409003655

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

View: 969

Modern living offers convenience, and as parents we need all the help we can get. Food is produced in abundance, and clothes are cheap enough for us to use and then discard. But is it necessary to be so wasteful? And is this really how we want to raise our children? Homemade Kids is full of top tips, inspirational ideas and practical advice that will help you to: make your home a more healthy, energy-efficient environment create toys and fun activities for your baby decide whether reusuable nappies are the right choice for you consider the best feeding and transport solutions for your family Raising a healthy, happy child doesn't need to be a complicated process that puts a strain on the planet and your wallet. Homemade Kids takes you back to basics and reminds you of the simple pleasures of parenting.

Moskito

Fantasy-Roman

Author: Steve Voake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442244317

Category:

Page: 316

View: 8897


Ginger

Author: Charlotte Voake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783772519888

Category:

Page: 36

View: 5219


Ozean

Author: Dan Kainen,Carol Kaufmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783737352086

Category:

Page: 32

View: 5391


Green Parenting

Wie man Kinder großzieht, die Welt rettet und dabei nicht verrückt wird

Author: Kate Blincoe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783865817785

Category:

Page: 224

View: 5601


Wenn der Nagekäfer zweimal klopft

Das geheime Leben der Insekten

Author: Dave Goulson

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446447083

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 407

Der britische Biologe Dave Goulson unternimmt eine Expedition auf den Planeten der Insekten – genauer auf die Blumenwiesen rund um sein marodes französisches Landhaus. Die Helden seiner Feldforschungsabenteuer sind nicht nur Bienen und Hummeln, sondern alles, was kreucht und fleucht: Grillen, Grashüpfer, Glühwürmchen – und Libellen, denen beim Liebemachen zuzusehen eine Freude ist. Goulson taucht dabei so tief ins Reich der Tiere ein wie kaum jemand zuvor. Ein Buch, das die entscheidende Bedeutung von Insekten für unsere Umwelt und das ganze globale Ökosystem beleuchtet. Und ein Weckruf, die Nutzung von Insektiziden zurückzufahren, um das Sterben der Bienen und anderer Bestäuber zu stoppen.

Design trifft Natur

Die modernen Gärten des Piet Oudolf

Author: Piet Oudolf,Noël Kingsbury

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783800179602

Category: Nature

Page: 280

View: 5514


Moralische Unordnung

Roman

Author: Margaret Atwood

Publisher: eBook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827078024

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 5972

In ihrem Roman Moralische Unordnung führt uns Margaret Atwood mitten hinein in ihr eigenes Leben: Sie erzählt die Geschichte von Nell, schildert deren kluge, lebenstüchtige, aber kühle Mutter, den Vater, einen Insektenforscher, und die viel jüngere, kapriziöse und psychisch labile Schwester. Als Nell das Elternhaus verlässt, verdient sie ihr erstes Geld als freie Lektorin. Sie lernt den Mann ihres Lebens, Tig, kennen, der aber noch mit Oona verheiratet ist und zwei Söhne hat.Vor dieser Ehe läuft Tig nur sehr langsam davon, bis Oona Tig und Nell zusammenbringt, aber nicht aushalten kann, was sie angerichtet hat. Ein großartiges Buch, in dem die stilistische Virtuosität, die Leichtigkeit, der Witz und die Ironie Atwoods wie Scheinwerfer auf ihre eigene Geschichte gerichtet sind.

Und sie fliegt doch

Eine kurze Geschichte der Hummel

Author: Dave Goulson

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446440674

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 7521

Die Hummel ist nicht nur ein pelziges Geschöpf, an dessen Anblick wir uns erfreuen, sie ist auch ein Wunder der Natur, das die Gesetze der Schwerkraft überlistet, und ein Nutztier, das jährlich Abermillionen Tomaten und Johannisbeeren bestäubt. Doch die Hummel ist vom Aussterben bedroht. Ihr Verschwinden hätte gravierende Folgen für unsere Gesellschaft. Dave Goulson, Englands führender Hummelforscher, öffnet uns die Augen für ungeahnte Zusammenhänge zwischen Hummeln und Menschen. Sein Buch ist eine Liebeserklärung an die wahre Königin der Lüfte, eine hinreißend humorvolle Schilderung eines großen Abenteuers, der Rettung der Erdbauhummel – und ein furioses Plädoyer für die Bewahrung der Natur.

Sprich

Roman

Author: Laurie Halse Anderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783407789082

Category:

Page: 274

View: 5563


Geh weg, Katze

Author: Roderick Hunt

Publisher: Lesebaum-Verlag

ISBN: 3866610173

Category:

Page: 8

View: 2072

Die Lesebaum-Bücher der Reihe Ebene 1+ Mehr erste Sätze enthalten Geschichten, die in ganzen Sätzen erzählt werden. Die Sätze stehen vorwiegend im Präsens, zwei Bücher sind im Präteritum geschrieben und führen die wörtliche Rede ein. Um das Lernen zu unterstützen, enthält der Text viele Wiederholungen, die auf die verschiedenen Bücher verteilt sind und dadurch in immer neuen Erzählsituationen vorkommen.