Book Review: Adventure Girls! by Nicole Duggan


Adventure Girls! By Nicole Duggan

Crafts & Activities for Curious, Creative, Courageous Girls

Age Range: 6-12 years old

Rockridge Press (November 5, 2019)

Children’s Activities/Outdoor Adventures/Crafts



The world is yours. Create and explore!

Girls are built for adventure. This one-of-a-kind book is packed with activities and crafts for girls that encourage independence, inspire imagination, and reward the brave. Girls will explore everything from stargazing and animal tracking to making a pinhole camera and building a shadow theater.

Adventure Girls! takes girls into the world of empowerment, creativity, and innovation from their own backyard. With all the crafts for girls in this guide, they’ll tap into their creative side by making decorative 3-D stars, pressing flowers, and folding paper airplanes.

This book includes:

  • The great outdoors―Girls can learn cool outdoor skills including compass making, using trail markers, and building a shelter.
  • Crafts for girls―Use construction skills to hand-build a kite, a set of wind chimes, or a weathervane.
  • Get active!―There are all sorts of crafts for girls to get active, like making a rope swing in a backyard tree, going on a scavenger hunt, or playing Capture the Flag.

Adventure Girls! is full of activities and crafts for girls that will spark their imaginative and adventurous sides.





Full of fun, exciting activities and crafts. Encourages exploration, imagination, and learning. Using simple supplies, most you will already have on hand. Easy to follow instructions. Highly recommend.

NOTE:  Girl Scouts can earn up to 10 Junior Scout Badges and 10 Brownie Scout Badges using the activities in this book!

Reviewed by Comfy Chair Books/Lisa Reigel (October 16, 2019)

ARC paperback provided by publisher/Callisto Publishing Club




NICOLE DUGGAN, MA, is a mom of two and 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 for more inspiration.



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