Kids Nf Family Activity
50 Evening Adventures
After School - After Work - Out of Doors
Paperback ISBN: 0711237557
The third book from the Meek Family, 50 Evening Adventures encourages families to make the most of their 5 to 9, those evening hours after school and after work. Here are simple and exciting ideas for spending time together out of doors, during the working week. The book is divided into two main sections with ideas for places to GO, and things to DO. A shorter final section offers ten healthy and filling dinner recipes that can be made or cooked outdoors. The enthusiastic, down-to-earth voices of former teachers Tim and Kerry Meek combine with remarks, advice and jokes from daughters Amy and Ella 'the adventure ambassadors our current generation of cotton-wool kids urgently need' (Daily Telegraph), and the book is illustrated throughout with inspiring colour photography.
The Children's Garden
Loads of Things to Make & Grow
Hardcover ISBN: 071123633x
The Children's Garden is a pretty book of 52 projects, one for every week of the year, to help children aged 5+ discover the outdoor world, engage with nature, appreciate wildlife, grow plants, and understand where some of the food we eat comes from. It will also provide an appreciation of the seasons and, without fuss, enable children to start making things with their hands. Boys and girls enjoy the garden in different ways, and ex-primary teacher and author ofThe Allotment Planner, Matthew Appleby, who has both a son and a daughter, taps into his knowledge of parenting and teaching to devise seasonally-relevant projects for every week of the year. Regular 'Now we are eight' boxes will enable many of the projects to be made age-appropriate for slightly older children. Projects will mainly be parentally supervised (or instigated) and range from messy play to nature trails to cooking and crafting projects.
Fun Time Library
Hardcover ISBN: 1595832637
Carlson, best known as an illustrator of the Uncle Wiggily stories, created these delightful pamphlets of fun and entertainment for children. Each includes puzzles, mazes, and other pictorial challenges children can accomplish on their own.
The Wild City Book
Loads of Things to Do Outdoors in Towns and Cities
Paperback ISBN: 0711234884
You don't need to live in the country to have fun outdoors! Wild Cities is all about finding wild places in the city and making the most of opportunities to explore and enjoy all these places have to offer. You can have fun discovering city wildlife (e.g., do a bird survey from your window; build a squirrel obstacle course; make a bean home out of straws; track city nocturnal animals). Using natural resources to play and invent new games (e.g., play conkers; have a game of marbles using pebbles; make your own shuttlecock from pigeon feathers and a cork)
How To Make Forts & Slides & Winter Campfires Plus the Coolest Loch Ness Monster and 23 other Brrrilliant Projects in the Snow
Hardcover ISBN: 1579654053
Describes a variety of ways to have fun in the snow, from building and ice slide or snowball lantern to crafting the perfect fort or starting a winter campfire, with a full-color photograph showcasing each finished project. Original.
The Dangerous Book for Boys
Hardcover ISBN: 0061243582
A guide for males of any age provides instructions for engaging in a wide range of classic boyhood projects and activities, from building go-carts and constructing treehouses to identifying insects and flying the most effective paper airplanes. 100,000 first printing.
14 Tales and Craft Projects for the Creative Adventurer
Hardcover ISBN: 1634503279
Dragonolia is a storybook with a difference. Discover 14 charming tales, where each one is intertwined with an exciting craft project enabling the reader to relive the amazing adventures of Sir Richard Barons, the famous 19th century dragon hunter. Learn how to make an antique-looking Box Frame while reading about the tale of the Mischievous Mink; or perhaps you might like to find out how to easily craft the fabulous Wizards’ Wand that brought the dying dragon, Angeline, back to life at the last minute; or even make a real-life Dreamcatcher to hang above your bed as you follow Sir Richard Barons into the Brazilian jungle on the trail of the Celestial Dragon Spirit to cure his niece of the horrible nightmares she suffered after she banged her head falling off her horse. The stories, written in an imaginative Victorian style befitting of the great adventurer, fit perfectly round their accompanying craft projects, which being beautifully laid out in simple, easy-to-follow steps, ensure a truly immersive and rewarding experience for the reader and listener alike.
Backyard Birding for Kids
A Field Guide & Activities
Paperback ISBN: 1586854119
The newest in our popular children's activity line for budding bird lovers! This informative field guide and activity book teaches kids about birds of all varieties, in the city, country, desert, or at the beach-because no matter where you go, you're bound to spot a bird! Kids will learn about making the backyard bird-friendly, building a bird feeder, and creating their own bird watching notebook to record sightings, locations, information, and notes from the field.
Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots
Gardening Together With Children
Paperback ISBN: 0761110569
A guide to gardening for the entire family offers advice on how to plant a pumpkin seed, create theme gardens, and plant a "pizza patch" complete with tomatoes, zucchini, oregano, and basil