Pack up sandcastle-building supplies, sunscreen, and this take-along activity book! In the second book of the Backpack Explorer series from the Editors of Storey Publishing, little beachcombers are encouraged to discover all the wonders of saltwater oceans and freshwater lakes, from identifying shorebirds to learning about the life found in tide pools to listening to the waves and watching the tides.
Backpack Explorer: Beach Walk is packed with prompts and activities, including 12 interactive field guides (for shells, jellyfish, and more), sensory scavenger hunts, science experiments such as a Stick Sundial, games, and simple projects including food chain match-ups and driftwood fish. Equipped with a real magnifying glass, stickers, and a beach log for recording shoreline sightings and adventures, this book is the perfect takealong for any beach adventure.
Also available in this series: Backpack Explorer: Bird Watch and Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail.
About the Author
Storey Publishing, located in North Adams, Massachusetts, specializes in books for all ages that promote creative hands-on living and teach the skills to enhance enjoyment of gardening, nature and outdoor activity, cooking and food preserving, crafts, self-care and conscious living, backyard homesteading, animal raising, and a sustainable lifestyle.
“Education and environmental stewardship go hand in hand. Backpack Explorer: Beach Walk is a great way to inspire kids to explore their local waters, and show them how those waters are connected to an incredible global system worth protecting.” — Kristen Sarri, president and CEO, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
“This activity guide encourages children to spend time freely exploring, learning, and playing at the beach, making it a wonderful resource for anyone who wishes to help the children in their life build a strong connection with nature.” — Gary Clayton, president, Mass Audubon