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P.L.A.Y. Nature Adventure books – only $5.25 each!

Includes stories and activities for your whole family to enjoy and encourages daily connection to the great outdoors.

Purchase HERE today!


Nature Alliteration Adventures: The Fall Guide

Over 90+ outdoor adventures designed for September + October + November

Nature Alliteration Adventures: The Winter Guide

Over 90+ outdoor adventures designed for December + January + February

*Access to snow and ice recommended for this P.L.A.Y. guide book.

Nature Alliteration Adventures: The Spring Guide

Over 90+ outdoor adventures designed for March + April + May

*Some access to snow + ice recommended for this P.L.A.Y. guide book although not required.

Nature Alliteration Adventures: The Summer Guide

Over 90+ outdoor adventures designed for June + July + August

*Access to water is recommended for this P.L.A.Y. guide book with adult supervision for water safety as needed.

Nature Alliteration Adventures: The Four Season Guide

This “sampler” book provides over 120+ outdoor adventures and activity pages designed for P.L.A.Y. in winter, spring, summer, and fall.


Nature Activity STORY Adventure Books


The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad (Annotated):

A P.L.A.Y. Nature Activity Story Book

From Old Mr. Toad’s Music Bag and The Smiling Pool Playground to Old Mr. Toad’s Odd Tongue you will find plenty of engaging and entertaining chapters in this nature story activity book created for the young and young at heart.

Thornton Burgess’ 100+ year old original characters have been updated in this edition for the 21st century family to model mindfulness and loving kindness throughout their adventures in the Green Forest and beyond.

Bonus Materials includes:

  • The opportunity to illustrate each chapter
  • Photos of the life cycle including shiny egg strands, tadpoles, and toad!
  • Curious question prompts to challenge the reader and family
  • Recommended resources to continue on the P.L.A.Y. path to discover more about toads!

The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver (Annotated)

A P.L.A.Y. Nature Activity Story Book

From Paddy the Beaver building a home and building a new friendship with Sammy Jay to creating a winter tail trail in the snow you will find plenty of engaging and entertaining moments in this nature story activity book created for the young and young at heart.

Thornton Burgess’ 100+ year old original characters have been updated in this edition for the 21st century family to model mindfulness and loving kindness throughout their adventures in the Green Forest.

Bonus Materials included:

  • Opportunities to illustrate each chapter
  • Photos of beaver activity
  • Tree themed coloring and nature journaling pages
  • Curious questions and prompts to challenge the reader and family
  • Recommended resources to continue on the P.L.A.Y. path to discover more about beavers!

BIRD Story Activity Book

FREE Online = Chapters 1 – 45

Note: Due to the global Pandemic that began in March 2020 P.L.A.Y. has published all 45 chapters of this bird book with matching activities ONLINE for FREE providing another way for families and kiddos to P.L.A.Y. in Place and to be safe, be well, and stay connected to nature.

Update: The intention is to have a paper P.L.A.Y. book version published in the future for those wishing to have their own copy to color, draw in, and read from on your nature outings.

Come P.L.A.Y. on Pinterest HERE.

Pinterest has P.L.A.Y. boards and pins for you to get a sneak peek of these books with multiple video read alouds to sample the chapters and see related nature scenes in action.


More P.L.A.Y.  adventure books on the way!

P.L.A.Y. has updated/annotated some of the many classics of the *Thornton Burgess* nature adventure series with more on the way and all suitable for the 21st century family modeling mindfulness and loving kindness while keeping the same great characters and nature settings and turning them into P.L.A.Y. activity guide books to be enjoyed by ALL!

More about the reasons for adapting these stories HERE.


Be sure to see the BOOK LOOK blog posts that give further in-depth reviews on nature themed picture books, chapter books, and resource guides that align with the P.L.A.Y. vision.


If you enjoy these treasures please pass P.L.A.Y. on to another family that might like them too! 🙂

*NOTE: I am not affiliated with any products or programs. I only receive a small percentage of the sale price per book that I have self-published.

The book reviews I write are simply to pass along information to my P.L.A.Y. audience on works that I have enjoyed or have made a positive impact for me and my family.


To begin your P.L.A.Y. adventures order your own book copies today!

THANK YOU!!!