Friday, July 20, 2012

New book, 'Hikes with Tykes: Games and Activities,' now on sale

The second book in the Hikes with Tykes series, Hikes with Tykes: Games and Activities, went on sale today. Listing more than 100 diversions, this volume provides anyone taking kids on a day hike with loads of tried and true amusements to keep children from getting unruly or bored. Topics include: activities to get kids excited about a day hike; crafts in which kids make their own hiking gear; recipes for healthy snacks on the trail; games that will help kids better understand and appreciate nature; and post-hike activities to keep kids excited about the sport. Culled from the experiences of fellow outdoor-minded parents, this book is the most comprehensive collection of diversions available, with something for every age group and childhood interest. Hikes with Tykes: Games and Activities is available at

Read more about day hiking with children in my Hikes with Tykes guidebooks.