When Janus Adams’ commentary, “Travel Gear,” aired with such packable essentials as the “Get-Lost Guide” and the “Wild-Idea Multidirectional Compass,” listeners called in asking for the book. There was no book then. There is now: WAY TO GO! The BackPax Parents’ Guide to Empowering Adventurous Young Minds.
Perfect for parents, grandparents, teachers, homeschoolers, scout leaders, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Jack & Jill’s, and friends; this toolkit comes packed with:
* 5 “em-power” tools
* 50 fun projects
* 200 live hyperlinks
guaranteed to inspire and empower a child who’s going places,
It’s amazing what can happen when adventurous young minds are free to roam. That’s what this book is about – creating safe spaces for curiosity and creativity where children:
* dare to dream
* learn the art of possibility and productive risk-taking
* build self-confidence
* sharpen critical thinking skills
* enjoy discovery and self-discovery.
For creative home-based getaways, this book the WAY TO GO! Guide children to wondrous expeditions the BackPax way -- by exploring and discovering exciting new worlds with imaginative, smart, fun, affordable Adventures in Learning.™
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Each WAY TO GO! adventure features to turn home-based fun into "Adventures in Learning." By making connections between the curriculum and daily life; by recognizing the relationship between art and nature in the beauty of a lightning bug, Adventure #48, for example, correlates with these three curriculum areas:
* Learning Resources & Information Technology
* Visual Arts
READ A SAMPLE:
Adventure #48: Watch Lightning Bugs Spark and Flare
It's a summertime rite of passage. Holes poked in the lid of a jar, kids set off in search of lightning bugs; to watch them spark and flare, then set them loose. Today, lightning bugs are fast disappearing and kids can help discover why.