A Little Dose of Nature


A Little Dose of Nature is aÊgentle, interactive guide to the benefits that being outdoors can have on our mental health, featuring a fun and simple, science-based activities and exercises.

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With over 25 activities,ÊA Little Dose of NatureÊis a gentle guide to being outside that helpsÊchildren aged 5-8Êmake the most of all the good that nature can do for our mental health.

Being surrounded by greenery, wildlife, and fresh air is scientifically proven to be one of the most effective – and neglected – ways to de-stress and boost wellbeing. This book introduces kids to nature’s fiveʑkey ingredients’, which can provide cognitive and emotional benefits. From observing the branching patterns of roots and leaves that mimic our own anatomies, to the power of sunlight, rainfall and birdsong, readers young and old will discover how to notice and appreciate what nature does for them, their minds and their bodies.

Each of these key ingredients is explored through a range of simple, relaxing activitiesÊthat children, parents and carers can do in their favourite green spaces, including:

  • Making a paper cone to listen in on the goings on inside a tree
  • Creating beautiful works of art using only natural materials
  • Feeling the lovely squelch of mud between your toes

Written by psychologist Dr. Alison GreenwoodÊand with gorgeous illustrations fromÊAnneli BrayA Little Dose of NatureÊintroduces an easily accessible tonic for difficulty and distress, and encourages us all to get our dose of nature for a happy, healthy life.

Sinopsis de A Little Dose of Nature

"A gentle, informative and interactive guide to all the benefits that being outdoors can have for our mental health"Ê * Armadillo Magazine *
‘A joyful read that explores how nature can make people happier and more energised.’Ê * BookTrust - Book of the Day *
“A well thought out and beautiful book that marries the benefits of nature on your mental health. Good eco credentials too using recycled paper and carbon-footprint reduction methods.” * City Kids Magazine *
“This publisher is on an impressive planet friendly mission with the paper and printing methods. In regard to the content, I thought this is a refreshing way to engage children at a young age by approaching their environmental future with positivity and reducing eco-anxiety.” * Jo Pratt, Food Writer *
“We are big fans of books in our homes and these really look so interesting. It’s hard to try and communicate the importance of the environment to our kids and these are a simple but beautiful way of putting that message out there gently.” * Neev Spencer, DJ and broadcaster *

A Little Dose of Nature

Autores Anneli Bray y Dr. Alison Greenwood
Portada Ver portada
Editorial Quarto Publishing PLC
Año 20230309
ISBN 9780711279612
Peso 350 g
Dimensiones 235 × 276 mm



Mental Health


Non Fiction