The popularity of fairies and fairy houses has soared, as has the growing movement to get children interested in outdoor activities such as gardening. This new how-to book for parents and kids combines the best of both worlds. It includes basic information for beginning gardeners, such as soil preparation, planting, and watering, then branches into appropriate categories for every fairy gardener: -making miniature gardens and terrariums that are just the right size for fairy friends -butterfly and hummingbird gardens to attract these flying friends of fairies -rock gardens -water gardens -wind chimes and prisms to add music and light to your gardens Sprinkled throughout are bits of fairy lore and garden wisdom. Written for children, or anyone with a child's heart, and filled with color photographs, the Fairy Garden Handbook will turn curious kids into green thumbs in no time.
This entertaining activity book is filled with activities children enjoy -- navigating their way through mazes and looking at animals in a zoo. Thirty full-page, colorable puzzles ask young maze lovers to help a prairie dog reach his burrow, show an ostrich how to reach her egg, lead a seal to her friends, and more.
Enter a world of meerkat madness with this awesome activity book packed with puzzles, quizzes, games, and cool things to do
Full of cute and funny illustrations of meerkats making mischief on every page, this activity collection is guaranteed to provide hours of fun for fans of these crazy critters. Kids can make a pop-up meerkat greeting cards, find their way through madcap mazes, burrow through brilliant board games, discover marvelous meerkat facts, make meerkat biscuits, and much more.
What little creature is hovering over a lovely blossom? And which animal is tall enough to munch on leaves at the very top of a tree? You'll find out in this fun-filled activity book. Just follow the numbered dots to complete pictures of 26 different animals, including a kangaroo with a baby in her pouch, a monkey hanging by its tail from the branch of a tree, and a snake slithering across desert sand.
Once you've connected the dots in each picture, you can have even more fun by coloring the large, full-page illustrations.
This intriguing collection contains more than 275 optical illusions that appear to change before your eyes. Al Seckel carefully selected both well-known images, such as Shepard's tabletop, Wade's spiral, Ames room and Rubin's face/vase, and many lesser-known, but no less effective, illusions.
Every type of optical illusion is here, along with notes about the science of each visual perception and how the illusions work. Among the baffling images and shapes are:
With illusions rendered in photography, artwork and computer imaging, and a huge variety of themes and effects, Optical Illusions dazzles both the mind and the eye.
The farm animals are getting up to some fun and games, and they're looking for kids to join them Children ages six and up will love these word games, picture puzzles, mazes, jokes, and brain teasers. Crawl through a Worm Squirm, find out how to tell if there are cows in your refrigerator, and use the letters in "Rhode Island Red" to fill in an entire crossword puzzle. Delight in hours of enjoyment packed with pig races, clever riddles, and coloring challenges.
This entertaining book by veteran puzzle maker Dave Phillips offers youngsters a funfest filled with two of their favorite subjects: cuddly animals and challenging mazes. With patience and a bit of foresight and determination, children can lead such engaging characters as Milton Mouse, Dixie Dragonfly, Larry Lobster, and Zelda Zebra through 36 intriguing labyrinths to a rewarding goal. Youthful puzzlers can also show Antonio Ant how to avoid the anteater and get home; help Doris Duck swim around an alligator to safety; enable Harry Hare to find a carrot and outwit two wily foxes; lead Ricky Raccoon to a brimming trash can and away from some dangerous dogs; and engage in many other exciting adventures. Captions explain objectives for each maze and solutions appear at the end.