Get the whole gang outside and enjoy hours of family fun Discover the pleasures of lawn games with this guide to 40 time-tested favorites -- from classics like capture the flag, croquet, badminton, and bocce to the lesser-known Cherokee marbles and kubb. Authors Paul Tukey and Victoria Rowell provide a quick overview of the basic structure of each game, then offer playing strategies and tips for creating fun variations. Spice up those long summer afternoons with some old-fashioned friendly competition.
In Solving Sherlock Homes, solve 6 whodunit cases based on classic Sherlock Holmes short stories with 144 cryptograms, crosswords, labyrinths, jigsaws, and riddles.
Created in 1887 by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Detective Sherlock Holmes and his trusty companion, Doctor John Watson, have fascinated readers for well over a century and continue to be two of the most popular detective characters of all time.
Who, then, could be better companions to accompany readers in this three-part puzzle adventure? With 144 different puzzles--including cryptograms, crosswords, ciphers, logic puzzles, and many more--inspired by six classic Sherlock Holmes short stories, modern puzzle-solvers and Sherlockians can search for hidden clues, navigate around different countrysides, and--most importantly--exercise their sharp intellect and keen perception skills, like Sherlock would, to solve each chapter's adventure. Each illustrated chapter contains a tear-out map to guide readers through each story adventure and puzzle.
Hours of puzzling fun and entertainment await
A fun-filled way to learn about architectural history, this activity book allows young readers to build their own structures using simple but classic shapes and designs. With more than 200 stickers that reflect every important era of architectural history, this book encourages children to create buildings that can be historically accurate or completely whimsical.
If you love vintage 1950s comics while also enjoying a challenge, have a go at the extreme dot to dots to be found in this wonderful collection. From classic Martians from outer space to little green men and unexplained life forms, this cast of weird characters will keep you entertained for hours as you gradually reveal them in all their glory.
- Tetra drop
- Story logic
- Word sudoku
- Logic/value determination
- And more
Prepare to be perplexed with these fresh new puzzles to train your brain. Don't miss out on the newest installment of American Mensa's(R) Brilliant Brain Workout series
Beautiful and flowing, there is nothing else that looks like a watercolor painting; but it is a difficult medium to master. Watercolor Glue-Resist Wonders is a new way to use watercolor that even absolute beginners can do.
The Watercolor Glue-Resist Wonders kit comes with everything you will need to get started, including four pre-printed watercolor sheets, two watercolor paintbrushes, white glue, and your own set of 12 watercolor paints.
The innovative techniques in Watercolor Glue-Resist Wonders will have you creating your own watercolor works of art right away. Outline the designs on the pre-printed template paper with the provided glue. Then, paint over the image with watercolor to add depth and dimension. Adults and children alike will be amazed at how the paint "resists" adhering to the glue to create a fun, lively effect.
You will love this unique approach to creating art with watercolor paints
Passing from China, where it was developed over 3,000 years ago, to Japan, where it today commands a vast and enthusiastic following, Go is probably the oldest intellectual game in the world. Similar to chess, it leaves nothing to chance, requiring great strategy and carefully plotted campaigns to achieve an impregnable position, block enemies from lines of communication and win a series of battles. To penetrate this complicated, challenging game requires a great guide-- and this is it. Unsurpassable in its clarity and comprehensiveness, The Game of Go has been the classic guide to the game since it was first published in 1956.
Discover the benefits of 'controlled doodles' with 200 dot-to-dot images to solve.
Challenge your concentration with this mixed bag of marvels. Includes a variety of animals, fantastical creatures, tribal art, mystic symbols, famous artwork, iconic landmarks and scenes from the natural world. Watch each connection build an image for you, line-by-line, to create an amazing work of art.
All you need is a sharp pencil and some patience.
The second volume of this brand-new puzzle book features 200 logic questions of varying types and difficulty.Mental workout warriors and logic lovers will adore The Everything Book of Logic Puzzles Volume II. You'll learn ten different kinds of puzzles and how to solve each, with the difficulty slowly increasing from basic to expert as you go along. And every single puzzle is specifically designed to improve memory, vocabulary, and logical reasoning. With increasingly difficult puzzles ranging from introductory to fiendish, and comprehensive answers to explain each puzzle, this book is perfect for puzzlers of all ages and skill levels