A Little Guide to Wild Flowers

Author: Charlotte Voake

Publisher: Doubleday Children's

ISBN: 9781903919118

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 62

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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.
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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

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‘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.
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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: 9066

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.
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The Rainy Day Book

Author: Helen Brooks

Publisher: Guardian Books

ISBN: 085265359X

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 1437

'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.
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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: 911

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.
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The Garden

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Botany

Page: N.A

View: 1160

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British Wildlife

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Botany

Page: N.A

View: 4764

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Horticulture: art and science for life

the colloquia presentations : a proceedings of the XXVI International Horticultural Congress : Toronto, Canada, 11-17 August, 2002

Author: Canadian Society for Horticultural Science,International Society for Horticultural Science

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789066052178

Category: Gardening

Page: 228

View: 6317

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Ginger

Author: Charlotte Voake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783772519888

Category:

Page: 36

View: 7312

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Living with Bears

A Practical Guide to Bear Country (1st Edition)

Author: Linda Masterson

Publisher: PixyJack Press

ISBN: 0977372405

Category: Nature

Page: 255

View: 8663

Colorado author Linda Masterson dispels myths, replaces fear with respect, and lays the foundation for improving human-black bear relations with an inside look at the fascinating world of these highly intelligent, adaptable and resourceful animals found in 41 U.S. states and every province in Canada. With over 900,000 black bears roaming North America today, people from Florida to British Columbia are encountering bears more often, and as a result, human-bear conflicts are on the rise. This guidebook to life in bear country is packed with a wealth of useful and often surprising information, and down-to-earth advice from bear experts all over the continent, along with real-life stories from wildlife managers, organizations and communities who've discovered creative, workable ways for people and bears to share space. - Understanding Black Bears and Their Behavior - Bear-Proofing Your Home - Safe Trash Stashing - Hiking, Camping & Playing in Bear Country - Birdfeeding, Bee-Keeping in Bear Country - Gardening, Orchards & Farming in Bear Country - Bear Behavior Modification - Avoiding Encounters & Attacks - Appendix: bear organizations, volunteer groups, state agencies, resources and index Case Studies from National Parks, wildlife sanctuaries and communities in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Florida, Tennessee, Washington, Nevada, California, Minnesota and Canada.
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Moskito

Fantasy-Roman

Author: Steve Voake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442244317

Category:

Page: 316

View: 5049

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Die seltensten Bienen der Welt.

Ein Reisebericht

Author: Dave Goulson

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446256229

Category: Science

Page: 304

View: 1805

Wenn wir Bienen und Hummeln retten wollen, müssen wir uns auf die Suche nach ihren seltensten Arten begeben. Um zu verstehen, warum sie verschwinden, aber auch, um diese faszinierenden Geschöpfe in Erinnerung zu behalten. Der Biologe Dave Goulson hat sich an ihre pollenbestäubten Fersen geheftet. Egal, ob er den Kampf der Goldenen Patagonischen Hummel gegen invasive Arten beschreibt oder auf den Äußeren Hebriden die letzten Deichhummeln Großbritanniens aufspürt: Immer ist seine Leidenschaft für die Wildbestäuber ansteckend. Und seine Tipps, wie wir in unserer unmittelbaren Umwelt Bienen vor dem Sterben bewahren, machen unbändige Lust darauf, den heimischen Balkon mit Beinwell zu bepflanzen.
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Der Akt

Anatomie für Künstler

Author: Sarah Simblet

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831026234

Category:

Page: 255

View: 6706

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Teaching Reading

A Guide to Aids, Materials, and Activities, a Teacher's Guide

Author: Henry A. Bamman,Mildred A. Dawson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reading

Page: 48

View: 6169

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The Horticulturist

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horticulture

Page: N.A

View: 1541

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Booze for Free

Author: Andy Hamilton

Publisher: Eden Project Books

ISBN: 9781905811700

Category: Brewing

Page: 335

View: 9578

Home brewing and wine-making is fun, easy and hugely satisfying. If you garden or forage, can follow a recipe or make jam, and you enjoy a drink, this is the book for you. Andy's no-nonsense, easy-to-follow guide will enable the beginner and inspire the expert with over 100 recipes including beer made from hops and but also yarrow, mugwort, elder and other foraged plants, great tasting wines from fruit, vegetables and the hedgerows, cider and perry from apples and pears, cordials from the leaves of a range of trees, and teas and fizzy drinks from herbs and wayside flowers. - Discover the secret language of home brewing and drinks making. - Make cheap, wholesome drinks, to your preferred taste and strength in little time, with minimum fuss and no need for expensive equipment. - Turn your garden into a drinkers' paradise. - Find where and how to forage for success. - Impress your friends with the weird, wonderful and just plain tasty. Try Carrot Whisky, Sloe and Damson Rum, Parsnip Sherry, Elderberry and Blackberry Wine, Pumpkin Beer, Broom Tonic, Meadowsweet tea as well as classics such as Elderflower champagne, sloe gin, prison brew... Cheers!
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Europe's Wonderful Little Hotels and Inns 2004

Great Britain and Ireland

Author: Desmond Balmer,Caroline Raphael,Adam Raphael,Hilary Rubinstein,John Ardagh,Tamara Moluch,Sarah Mitchell,Bill Bennett

Publisher: Steerforth Italia

ISBN: 9781586420734

Category: Travel

Page: 624

View: 9126

This guide lists the U.K.Us and Ireland's finest accommodations in terms of character, comfort, and value. It suggests lesser-known lodgings, such as a lakeside Victorian villa, a guest house beside a church, and an English country mansion.
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T. P.'s Weekly

Author: Thomas Power O'Connor,Holbrook Jackson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5504

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