A beautiful and inspiring book, bursting with practical suggestions which will appeal to every child’s imagination. Reading it, I wanted to rush out to my nearest wood immediately!’ Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo.
The stick is a universal toy. Totally natural, all-purpose, free, it offers limitless opportunities for outdoor play and adventure. It provides a starting point for an active imagination and the raw materials for transformation into almost anything!
In this book, Jo Schofield and Fiona Danks offer masses of suggestions for things to do with a stick, in the way of adventures and bushcraft, creative imagination and play, games, woodcraft and conservation, music and more.
With activities like: Build a den; Make a bow and arrows; Make a sun-clock; Play capture the flag; And many, many more, Jo and Fiona share a passionate commitment to introducing children to experiences that allow them to enjoy outdoor adventures, explore their limits, take measured risks and learn new skills.