Kids Nf Family Activity
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.
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 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.
The Artful Parent
Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life With Art and Creativity
Paperback ISBN: 1611807204
Bring out your child’s creativity and imagination with more than 60 artful activities in this completely revised and updated edition Art making is a wonderful way for young children to tap into their imagination, deepen their creativity, and explore new materials, all while strengthening their fine motor skills and developing self-confidence. The Artful Parent has all the tools and information you need to encourage creative activities for ages one to eight. From setting up a studio space in your home to finding the best art materials for children, this book gives you all the information you need to get started. You’ll learn how to: * Pick the best materials for your child’s age and learn to make your very own * Prepare art activities to ease children through transitions, engage the most energetic of kids, entertain small groups, and more * Encourage artful living through everyday activities * Foster a love of creativity in your family
Handy Dad In The Great Outdoors
More Than 30 Super-Cool Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids
Paperback ISBN: 1452102139
Slacklining, edible bugs, tarp surfing, and more! In this awesome follow-up to the hugely popular Handy Dad, extreme sports athlete and TV host Todd Davis gathers more than 30 projects and activities sure to get kids outside and entertained for hours. With easy-to-follow instructions, helpful photographs, and detailed line illustrations, Handy Dad in the Great Outdoors is packed with all the essentials. From simple campsite know-how to more ambitious building projects (tepee anyone?), plus a few pranks for good measure, this book has something for every family and every place—be it the back country or the backyard.
Square Foot Gardening With Kids
Learn Together Gardening Basics, Science and Math, Water Conservation, Self-sufficiency, Healthy Eating
Paperback ISBN: 1591865948
A Square Foot Garden is more than just a perfect place to grow vegetables—it is an ideal environment for sharing and learning with kids of all ages. This book teaches you how. For two generations, Mel Bartholomew’s top-selling Square Foot Gardening books have made his revolutionary system for growing vegetables available to millions of people. In Square Foot Gardening with Kids, Mel reveals all of the tips, tricks, and fun projects he has used over the decades in one of his most cherished pursuits: teaching youngsters to build and grow their own kid-sized SFGs. Because of its simple principles and fast payoff, Square Foot Gardening is perfect for children. The easy geometry of the gridded box breaks the complex world of gardening into digestible bites that are easy to approach and understand for enthusiastic young learners, and the sequence of tasks required to grow plants from seeds is repeatable and reassuring. Whether you’re a grandparent, parent, teacher, coach, or any kind of role model to young people, Square Foot Gardening with Kids offers you the proven methods Mel has developed himself to entertain and amaze the kid in all of us. And, in the process, many valuable life lessons can be learned—such as the importance of following instructions and doing your chores, basic skills like counting and water conservation, and learning to appreciate the nature of food and why it is important to respect it. But more than anything, this clever, colorful new book captures the essence of growing edibles for anyone, regardless of age: it is fun and rewarding.
Touch a Butterfly
Wildlife Gardening With Kids
Paperback ISBN: 1590309170
Turn your garden into a hummingbird hotspot, a haven for butterflies, and a thriving ecosystem that will delight and inspire the young and young-at-heart Gardening with children is a pleasure in itself, but when you learn to include wildlife in your plans, gardening becomes an even more joyful family experience. Creating a garden that invites wildlife opens up a wider world of nature for investigation, inspiration, and delight. Begin to see your yard from an animal’s perspective; discover plants that attract colorful birds and bugs; embrace sensory experiences that native plants and creatures bring; and understand how your yard fits into the surrounding landscape. Along the way you will discover simple ways you can actively support wildlife in your immediate environment, no matter where you live. This family-friendly guide to wildlife gardening leads you on a path to discovery, where trees are transformed into bird and animal habitats, where sunny spots are revered for dragonfly viewing, and where your entire garden becomes an animal-welcoming kingdom.
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)
Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
Paperback ISBN: 1592405525
Suggests arts and craft projects that utilize technology to entertain and enthral children, including cyborg jack-o'-lanterns and custom-designed lamps built from Lego bricks.