NICOLE DUGGAN, MA, is a passionate educator with many years of experience in early childhood education. She started the blog The Activity Mom, where she empowers parents to connect with their children through learning. Join her at Activity-Mom.com for more inspiration.
"As a mother of a Girl Scout and an educator for twenty years, this book has been a survival guide at home and school. The activities are engaging, creative, and fun."--Ashley Lowman Berger, PhD, professor, educator and, mother of a girl
"I love that this book covers an array of interests! My girls will enjoy the outdoor experiences with nature, finding fun ways to be active, making creations of their own, and learning new things. I am excited to share this book with my Scout troop to help them build new skills--and have fun in the process!"--Naomi Wentworth, mom, teacher, and Scout leader
"This book is full of crafts and activities that I would say 'Yes, please!' to doing with my girls! I have been using Nicole's blog as a source of go-to activities for years, and I'm so excited to have a book now to gift to others so they can benefit from both her creativity and practical ideas! As an incredible educator and mom, Nicole sets kids and parents up for success with the activities she shares in this book. It's a perfect book for rainy day activities, summer days, and just plain family fun! I can't wait to buy a copy for my daughters, their friends, and each girl in my Girl Scout Troop!"--Anne Hedges, teacher, Girl Scout Leader, and mom of 3 creative, adventurous girls
"In this book, like in the classroom, Nicole Duggan presents complex concepts and information to children through fun, hands-on activities which are sure to spark their curiosities and satisfy their natural desire to learn! Packed with interesting (and doable) activities Adventure Girls will have girls (and boys) wanting to learn more about photography, bookmaking, hiking, bird watching, fort building, and so much more! With facts and insights into remarkable women--plus lots of extra tips--sprinkled throughout, every girl will love this book!"--Jennifer McCarville, educator, founder and director of Marvelously Made, the school for young children