The classic book of outdoor fun! Written by the founder of the Boy Scouts in America, The Field and Forest Handy Book is filled with nature-oriented activities perfect for those on vacation or who live permanently close to the outdoors. Learn how to make various kits out of sticks and paper; a herbarium; "plant quail"; how to build bird houses, a fire engine, an indoor play house, a log cabin, and a boat; notes on camping in the backyard; woodcraft; camp cooking; how to pack a dog; cross a stream on logs; carve a lion out of snow, and other old-timey fun ideas. Diagrams, instructions and detailed illustrations provide clarity.
Please note that this original 1906 text contains some stereotypical/offensive illustrations and remarks pertaining to African Americans and Native Americans.