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Get-Outside Guide to Winter Activities (Paperback) (Andrew Foran & Kevin Redmond & T. A. Loeffler)

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This guide for activity leaders and recreation leaders gives tips on leading winter activities for different age groups, from children to adults, in various settings: school yards, community trails, parks, and the wilderness. Part 1 covers basic preparations, with info on planning, nutrition and hydration, safety and risk management, and winter gear and clothing. Part 2 presents snow games and other activities, with instructions for place-based activities and games based on First Nations traditions. Part 3 gives guidelines on snowshoeing and Nordic skiing, and Part 4 offers tips on camping and wilderness expeditions. For each game or activity, entries offer notes on age or grade level, equipment, how to lead, variations, and safety considerations. The book contains margin notes, bullet lists, safety tips, and equipment lists. It is illustrated with b&w photos. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

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