Education by nature is our passion, so we had a tough time making a narrow selection of books on the topic. But here it is, composed of our personal favourites and not-to-be-missed items, the ones we strongly recommend for a first dive-in. They are easy to read, research-based, and best-sellers!
How to raise a wild child by Scott D. SAMPSON
You will learn the secret ways to succeed in connecting children with nature.
Learning with Nature, Claire WARDEN
For education professionals: how to evaluate their positioning and nature education practices, how to plan and manage subsequent learning with nature, how to make learning with nature concrete and how to share these values with parents.
The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs, Tristan GOOLEY
THE WALKER'S GUIDE to the outdoor clues and signs, their meaning and the art of making predictions and deductions offers the chance to turn every walk into a rewarding game of detection.
L’Ecole du Colibri by Isabelle PELOUX and Anne LAMY
The authors demonstrate how the pedagogy of cooperation is a driver for change. They illustrate how they experimented it in a school they created in Drome, South of France. The results are impressive.
Last Child in the Woods, R. LOUV
A must have to understand the so-called "Nature Deificit Disorder" and its consequences!
Balanced and Barefoot, Angela J. HANSCOM
How outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children’s cognitive development and growth, and offers tons of fun? To grow healthy, balanced, and resilient kids.
The Nature Principle, Richard LOUV
Supported by groundbreaking research, anecdotal evidence, and compelling personal stories, Louv offers renewed optimism while challenging us to rethink the way we live.