Forest Adventures

More than 80 ideas to reconnect with nature all year round


If you’re looking for new exciting adventures to keep you entertained, look no further. Wild Adventures will prepare kids of all ages for antics and escapades all year round, no matter the weather. You’ll find plenty of ideas and inspiration for games, acti vities and adventures that you can do on your own or get the whole family involved. Get down to the beach and make sand castles or visit the great outdoors for hiking and camping escapades. In the wintry months go sledding with your own homemade sled. Back home, try silly races or croquet in your back yard; crafts and crazy science experiments indoors; and try your hand at a lively range of games, from cards to spinning tops. From egg and spoon races to building a sled and from outdoor expeditions to orig ami, this book is packed full of adventures and excitement whatever your age to enjoy with your whole family. You’ll never have to worry about boredom again!


ISBN: 9781906761929 Category:

Claire Gillman, Sam Martin, John Blaney


Forest Adventures will prepare children of all ages for antics and escapades all year round. It includes plenty of ideas and inspiration for forest games, activities and crafts that they can do on their own or get the whole family involved in. From spotting wildlife and building tree houses, to bushcraft, stargazing and making homemade lemonade, this book is packed full of adventures and excitement to enjoy, whatever the weather. In winter: learn how to create a campfire, build an igloo, or make a bird feeder. In summer: discover how to track animals, plan a picnic, or build a sundial. Separated into helpful categories that divide activities by type―including ‘Outdoor Explorations’, ‘Water Escapades’ and ‘Fabulous Feasting’―this guide enables children to connect with nature throughout the seasons.

Additional information

Weight 386 g
Dimensions 22.1 x 20.5 cm
Publisher name Modern Books
Publication date 10 September 2019
Number of pages
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 22.1 x 20.5 cm
Weight 386 g
John Blaney introduced the concept of Forest Schools to the UK, establishing the UK's first Forest School with his team at Bridgwater College in 1993. His acclaimed course has since trained 10,000 practitioners working in schools throughout the UK and internationally. John continues to teach the Forest School concept to inspire a love for learning in the outdoors. Sam Martin is the award-winning and bestselling author of several books for Elwin Street Productions, including The Curious Boy's Book of Adventure series, How to Be A Hero and How to Survive in the Wild. He was senior editor at This Old House and Mother Earth News magazines, and a contributing writer at the Austin Chronicle. Based in Texas, where he lives with his two sons, Sam is an expert on parenting, travel and spiritual pursuits. Claire Gillman is the author of The Curious Girl's Book of Adventure and contributes to many leading women's magazines and national newspapers. She has edited a number of consumer and specialist women's magazines including Health & Fitness magazine and Girl About Town. She lives on the edge of the West Pennine moors with her family and dog.