Fascination of Earth - Wood Whittling E-book

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Electronic version in a convenient format for you to read when you're out and about.

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Fascination of Earth - Wood Whittling explores the inherent fascination that children have with sticks. Explore the learning opportunities that wood whittling can present through the theory and practical case studies in this book.

An inspiring book that surely takes away and barriers to teaching and learning in natural in natural environments inside, outside and beyond. Simple, clear and easy to use for anyone working with children from 3 to 11 years old.

The fascination series is designed to offer support to staff to raise their own knowledge and skills to empower them to use authentic experiences to deliver a broad curriculum, whilst celebrating children's voices as guides to the potential learning possibilities. In 2011 it received three accolades and was described as 'inspirational and sector leading'. Simple, clear and easy to use for anyone working with children from 3 - 11 years old.

It provides information, curricular links and progression in learning with benefit risk assessments all in one place. A must have for all who are involved in learning outside the classroom. The book includes:

  • Case studies with analysis and Possible Lines of Development
  • Curricular links
  • Developing skills
  • Benefit Risk Assessment
  • Ease to follow text
  • Full colour photographs throughout

"This little book is a rich mine of educational reflections and practical hints concerning safety, materials and tools. It is the latest example of the pioneering work done by Claire Warden and Mindstretchers to promote outdoor pedagogy in all its form." Leif Christensen Senior Lecturer, Outdoor Pedagogy University College Lillebaelt, Denmark.