Playing is in our nature – and playing among nature is one of the greatest delights childhood has to offer, whether you live among skyscrapers or fields. The Nature of Play suggests simple, seasonal ideas for nature-based play all year long, from long-beloved rainy day games to intrepid outdoor adventures, including:
Learning how to find your way using nature's signs
Cooking delicious food over a fire you've carefully built
Weaving a timeless basket
Hosting a special summertime party
Tuning up your bike
...as well as nature guides, recipes and poems to celebrate the turning of the seasons, and conversations with extraordinary people.