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The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun arts and crafts activities for toddlers and preschoolers, including drawing, simple sewing, paper-mâché, and painting projects. This book also includes basic craft recipes for paint, play dough, clay, and more, using ingredients found around the home. The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is sure to give parents and daycare providers great ideas for keeping young children busy! An iParenting Media Award winner!The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun, creative activities to stimulate your child every day of the year! This book will encourage children ages two to six to use their creativity and self-expression. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: focus a child's energy constructively using paint, glue, play dough, paper, and markers; encourage the development of a child's concentration and coordination, as well as organizational skills; save money by making many of the supplies with items found around the home; and celebrate holidays and special occasions with projects and activities. This book is sure to keep young children busy for hours! It is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. An iParenting Media Award Winner!
The Preschooler's Busy Book is packed with 365 fun, engaging activities that will delight your preschooler, such as how to make a Thanksgiving tree or an animal pancake or even how to camp indoors. The Preschooler's Busy Book offers creative reading, math, and science activities for children ages 3-6 to help stimulate their natural curiosity. It also includes money-saving tips such as how to make your own paints, play dough, clays, glue, paste, and other arts and crafts supplies. A great book for parents and daycare providers!The Preschooler's Busy Book contains 365 fun, creative activities to stimulate your preschooler every day of the year! It also shows parents and daycare providers how to: save money by making paints, play dough, clays, glue, paste, and other arts and crafts supplies; prevent boredom during even the longest stretches of inclement weather with ideas for indoor play, kitchen activities, and arts and crafts projects; stimulate a child's natural curiosity with fun reading, math, and science activities; encourage a child's physical, mental, and emotional growth with ideas for music, dance, drama, and outdoor play; celebrate holidays and special occasions with projects and activities; and keep children occupied during long trips or cross-town errands. This activity book has it ALL for busy preschoolers and their parents or daycare providers! It is also written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight.
The Toddler's Busy Book is a must-read for anyone raising or teaching toddlers! Over 365 fun-filled and creative activities will help prevent boredom during the longest stretches of indoor weather; encourage a child's physical, mental, and emotional growth; and keep toddlers occupied during long car trips or while running errands. It comes complete with a weekly activity planner to help parents and educators get started.The Toddler's Busy Book is a must-read for anyone raising or teaching toddlers! This book contains over 365 activities (one for each day of the year) for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, using items found around the home. It shows parents and day-care providers how to prevent boredom during the longest stretches of indoor weather; stimulate a child's natural curiosity with entertaining math, language, and motor-skills activities; encourage a child's physical, mental, and emotional growth; celebrate holidays and other occasions with special projects and activities; and keep toddlers occupied during long car trips or while running errands. The Toddler's Busy Book is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight.
The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book offers 365 fun, lively games and activities to get toddlers and preschoolers moving. It includes outdoor, indoor, water, rhythm/music, and holiday activities for individuals and groups. All activities are designed to strengthen large and small motor skills such as balance and hand-eye coordination. This book will encourage any toddler or preschooler to wiggle and giggle!The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book contains 365 creative, lively games and activities to keep toddlers and preschoolers busy and active. It provides great alternatives to watching television, playing video games, or doing other sedentary activities. This book will get your young child up and moving for hours! The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book shows parents and daycare providers how to: instill a love of physical exercise through games and activities that encourage a child to move; focus a child's energy constructively; encourage a child to strengthen large and small motor skills; connect music and rhyme with physical expression to develop a child's creativity; and celebrate holidays and other special occasions with games and activities that get everyone moving. This book is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight.
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