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Backyard Explorer Kit with Leaf and Tree Guide
by Rona Beame
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0894803433, Paperback)Kids are born nature detectives, and the backyard explorer kit brings the joy and adventure of discovery to what kids do naturally. Comprising the Tree & Leaf Guide, a Leaf Collecting Album, and a see-through heavy plastic collecting envelope, it's the young naturalist's complete tree primer. The fully illustrated Tree & Leaf Guide shows examples of all the major leaf and needle shapes, and lists the common trees they match up with. It explains how to press leaves and mount them in the Leaf Collecting Album. With leaf and tree projects for all year round, the backyard explorer kit is a wonderful introduction to the yard, the park, or the woods.
Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. Suitable for ages 5-10. 245,000 copies in print.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:00 -0400)
Discusses the types and life cycle of trees and how their leaves function, explains how to collect and preserve leaves, and suggests leaf and tree projects for the entire year, including making bark rubbings and an autumn collage.
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