Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Over 50 Awesome Activities for Children Aged 7 Years +

Book - 2014
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Let's get crafty! You will never be bored again with the brilliant things to make and do in Boredom Busters. The book is divided into five themed chapters: Art, Craft, Science, Food, and Travel. Art Activities shows you how to create pretty pictures using homemade paint, recycled crayons, and even coffee filter paper and shaving cream! In Craft Activities, reuse milk cartons for your own bowling game, turn a baby food jar into a snow globe, and make cinnamon clay decorations. You will love the cool experiments in the Science section--from growing your own crystals to setting off plastic bottle tornados and creating "lava" in a cup. Cook up a storm with the great recipes in Food Activities: cool ice cream cone cupcakes, delicious chocolate mug cake, and colorful pizza faces. Finally, discover ways to keep yourself busy on journeys and holidays in Travel Activities, such as making a T-shirt pillow, wooden spoon puppets, and a homemade travel journal.

Publisher: New York : Cicokidz, 2014.
ISBN: 9781782491057
1782491058
Characteristics: 128 pages :,colour illustrations.

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SPL_Childrens Jul 16, 2014

It’s a rainy day. Your children are “bored’ and have “nothing to do”. What do you do?

Here’s an idea that’s infinitely better than sticking your children out into the rain or in front of the computer: reach for that handy book, Boredom Busters, which you borrowed just yesterday from the public library, thinking that you might need it one of these days. In no time at all, your kids will be having fun doing one of more than fifty suggested “awesome” activities … and you’ll be having fun relaxing!

What are some of these “awesome” activities? Making milk jug monsters, plastic bottle tornadoes, “lava” in a cup, effervescent rockets, cinnamon clay decorations, cryptograms, friendship braids, wooden spoon puppets, “goo-tastic slime”, snow globes and delicious treats from the kitchen are just a few of them.

Divided into art and craft activities, science activities, just-for-kids recipes and travel projects - with plenty of variety to interest both girls and boys - the ideas in this book will encourage children to invent, recycle and reuse. All projects are easy to make and use simple, inexpensive materials found around the home.

Accompanied by clear instructions, photos and explanatory sidebars, the activities in Caroline Fernandez’s book are sure to both entertain and inform.

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SPL_Childrens Jul 16, 2014

SPL_Childrens thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 10

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