How to Think Like a Mushroom:
ideas and activities for connecting kids with nature
How to Think Like a Mushroom provides parents, caregivers and teachers year-round discovery-based activities for getting kids outdoors, exploring, and gaining knowledge about nature. The 24 child-centred activities, coded by difficulty, time and supervision required, are tied to Grades 1 to 6 curriculum. The Inspired ideas for connecting kids to nature are helpful whether you are in the city or in the wild. The book captures the engaging experiences of the camps, events and school visits over the past three years at ClearWater Farm on Lake Simcoe (45 min North of Toronto). Embedded videos and a resource guide are bonuses. You can purchase the book here.
Click here to see the curriculum chart!
Written and illustrated by Morgan Zigler
Designed by Deryk Ouseley
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