Icy inspiration for playing, exploring and surviving in the snow. Don't be put off by the cold – get out there and be dazzled by the wonder of winter. With fifty projects for having fun and staying safe in the snow, you'll never be short of ideas.
Fifty Things to Do in the Snow is a playful and informative winter survival kit. Camp craft and forest school expert Richard Skrein teaches you not only to observe and admire the beauty and wonder of snow, but also how to survive in it. His projects range from practical tips on building igloos, making sledges and winter camping, to reflective, mindful ideas for observation of snowflakes, spotting winter trees and pine cones, and forest bathing adapted for winter. Filled with accompanying illustrations from artist Maria Nilsson, this latest title in the Fifty Things series will help you make the most of nature's bountiful gifts throughout the thrilling seasons of cold and dark.
Snow Play (Sledges, Snow Forts)
Snow Craft (Frozen Bubbles, Snow Lanterns)
Winter Wisdom (Winter Tree ID, Forest Bathing)
Winter Survival (Snow Tracking, Making Snowshoes)
Snow Fires (Swedish Fire Log, Ice Fires)
Richard Skrein can be found in the woods and on the coastlines of Europe and beyond, and is an experienced professional with an enduring passion for outdoor education. A native Londoner with a wandering spirit, he loves nothing more than to learn new (and ancient) ways of connecting with the natural world. He is the author of Fifty Things to Do in the Wild and Fifty Things to Do with a Stick.
Maria Nilsson is a freelance illustrator based in London. Her illustrations are heavily influenced by the natural world, exploring various tactile qualities of colour, pattern and texture. She is the illustrator of Fifty Things to Do with a Penknife, Forty Knots and How to Tie Them and the rest of the Fifty Things series.
For 50 Things to Do by the Sea:
'If you have been unable to visit the coast during the last year due to the pandemic, this lovely book is a small step towards soothing your seaside cravings.'- Country Life
For 50 Things to Do With a Stick:
'This book is a great gift for all ages and features lots of top tips and skills to learn. Anyone who loves the outdoors would be happy to find this book in their stocking. And you'll be glad of them if you get stuck out in the wild!' - Caravan magazine