Adventure Books and Supplies for Kids
Summer is made for fun and exploration, so kids will love these National Geographic outdoor adventures books and supplies.
Big vacations are great, but kids can enjoy outside activities at home or at local parks and attractions.
As usual, Nat Geo Kids has visually stunning children’s books that will inspire children and adults.
The images are beautiful and, of course, there are interesting facts that are presented in engaging ways.
Kids will want to look at the pictures, read the books and then get outside to discover new things.
Naturally, adults can get in on the fun, too.
You just may be amazed at how even small children retain scientific knowledge when it is presented in a fun way.
Which book do you think your child will grab first?
Outdoor Adventures Books & More from National Geographic
National Geographic Backyard Safari Kit
Dress for adventure!
The National Geographic Backyard Safari Kit includes a safari vest featuring handy cargo pockets and carry tabs, a safari hat and loads of gear for making the most out of any outdoor adventure including a magnifying glass, compass, whistle, and pair of binoculars, all made specially for kids with durability and safety in mind.
The set also comes with a mini pencil and field guide that details characteristics of the different types of animals and plant life your kids will see and provides pages for them to record their observations.
Little Kids First Nature Guide: Bugs
Pub Date 5/3/22
Discover the many insects, spiders, and other creatures―aka BUGS!―that creep, crawl, and fly around your neighborhood and beyond.
Young explorers learn where, when, and how to safely and kindly find insects, spiders, and other creepy-crawlies such as worms and pill bugs with this fun and sturdy take-along guide.
- Easy-to-understand profiles of a variety of insects and spiders commonly found in North America, along with some exotic bugs from around the world
- Vibrant National Geographic photography that brings the subject matter to life
- “Check Me Out!” fact boxes that provide more information about each creature, including size and color, where it’s found, and what it eats
- Basic facts about insect and spider anatomy and life cycles
- Tips on how to how to become keen observers and explorers, and how and where to spot insects and spiders
- Fun facts sprinkled throughout
- Simple text for reading aloud or for beginning readers
- Ideas for related activities
- A helpful glossary
- Flexible binding for durability
4 to 8
Get Outside Guide
Pub Date 4/22/14
This fun-filled guide inspires kids to get out of the house and explore the great outdoors, whether in their backyard, across the country, or around the world.
Full of fun activities, kids will learn how to make backyard bird baths, explore their local state parks, participate in an outdoor community event, and much more.
Activities for every season and rainy day activities are also included.
Facts, lists, and sidebars supplement activities to help put information into geographic, scientific, and/or historical context, to help kids dig deeper and learn more.
8 to 12
National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A.
Pub Date 2/9/16
Read all about these greatest of American treasures — from Acadia to Zion — in preparation for a parks visit sometime soon.
Filled with color photos, information on animals, fascinating lists, facts, maps, cool things to do, conservation tips, and much more — think of this book as your trusted guide to these most majestic of places.
8 to 12
Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky
Pub Date 10/25/16
This photo-filled, fact-packed
From Mars to meteor showers, Scorpius to satellites, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these space-
With tons of info and interactivity prompts, it’s the perfect companion for backyard field trips, camping or
8 to 12
Weird But True Know It All: Rocks and Minerals
Pub Date 2/15/22
In this latest single-subject Weird But True! book, readers will learn about everything from rocks in outer space to precious gems found in Earth’s deepest oceans and everything in between.
This includes rock-related careers, art, geography, history, consumer products (did you know the average car has 44 pounds of copper in it??) and simple tools, tips and “how to’s” to get outside and become a rock hound!
8 to 12
National Geographic Outside Adventures Giveaway
Prize: Outdoor Adventures Prize Package: National Geographic Backyard Safari Kit, Little Kids First Nature Guide: Bugs, Get Outside Guide, National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A., Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky, Weird But True Know It All: Rocks and Minerals (arv $114)
Ends 7/4/22 11:59pm ET
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