June Reading Nook, Books for your service

4 Jun 2024
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As we celebrate World Environment Day this June, there’s no better way to instill a love for nature in children than through the magic of storytelling.

“The Bushwalk” by Sandra Kendell is a perfect choice for this special occasion.

  • Title: “The Bushwalk”
  • Written by: Sandra Kendell
  • Age group: Ages 3 to 9 years old
  • Links to EYLF and MTOP

This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of a family’s adventure in the Australian bush, highlighting the diverse flora and fauna they encounter along the way.

Through the eyes of the family, children will discover the magic of the bush, from towering eucalyptus trees to the intricate patterns of native flowers, and the fascinating creatures that inhabit this unique ecosystem.

Integrating “The Bushwalk” into Learning

Through its engaging narrative and vibrant artwork, “The Bushwalk” encourages children to appreciate and connect with nature, making it an excellent resource for promoting environmental awareness and stewardship.

Discover how the book aligns seamlessly with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and My Time, Our Place (MTOP).

Linking to the EYLF

Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world. Through the story, children learn about their environment and the importance of conservation. 

Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners. The book encourages curiosity and exploration, essential traits for lifelong learning. 

Linking to MTOP

Outcome 2: Children become socially responsible and show respect for the environment. “The Bushwalk” instills respect and care for nature, promoting sustainable practices from a young age.

Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners. The engaging narrative and interactive discussions can enhance their learning experience.

Celebrate World Environment Day

Celebrate World Environment Day by reading “The Bushwalk” with your children. Not only will they enjoy a captivating story, but they will also develop a deeper connection with nature and an understanding of their role in preserving it.

If you are needing tips to celebrate this day of significance, check out some fun and meaningful ideas in our latest blog.

Happy reading! 📚🌿