1,001 Boredom Busting Play Ideas: Free and Low Cost Crafts, Activities, Games and Family Fun That Will Help You Raise Happy, Healthy Children

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AWESOME boredom busting play ideas—from creative crafts to zany new travel games! From mind-boggling science experiments to tricky challenges that will give your kids a case of the giggles.

Beat the boredom blues with over 1,000 play ideas suitable for three-year-olds to eleven-year olds. There's something for everyone in this tried and tested book from NY Times bestselling author (and mom!), Jean Oram.

"A lifesaver for parents and educators." --Kenneth, reader.

Make it easy to say “no” to more screen time and “yes” to more play time with activities that will delight your children.

Want to be the new favorite in the family? Check out some of the fun to be had with this one-of-a-kind book, 1,001 Boredom Busting Play Ideas:

+ 101 tricky, goofy challenges for kids
+ 36 Travel games PLUS 24 more games that can be played in the car
+ Arts and crafts (and holiday crafts, too)
+ Outside play ideas
+ Mad scientist safe & easy experiments--including Flubber!
+ Birthday party games
+ Family day trip ideas
+ Homeschool and classroom games
+ And more play, play, play!

Includes 26 BONUS activities for a grand total of 1,027 activities to keep your kids happy! Have your best sleepover, birthday party, road tip, babysitting experience, snowy day, or homeschool play time ever!

Play time is MORE than just crafts.

The brain learns by playing. Build smarter, happier, healthier children... start with 1,001 Boredom Busting Play Ideas, because your kids deserve it.
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About the author

Jean Oram used to write lists of things to do for her friends when they couldn’t decide what to do together. When her first child was less than a year old she took up her old habit again and began a list of free play ideas in case her daughter ever came to her with those dreaded words on her lips, “I’m bored.” Within days she had hundreds of ideas. And eventually, this book was born. Her daughter is now a preteen and many of the activities in this book have been tested (or invented) in the Oram household.

Jean is a New York Times bestselling romance author, mother of two, instigator of play, and a fun wife. She loves to spend time in the great outdoors getting dirty and playing. (She loves it when her kids join in.) She’s worked as a library children’s programmer, ski instructor, as well as beekeeper. She lives in Canada with her family and big shaggy dog.

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Publisher
Oram Productions
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Published on
Jun 30, 2015
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Pages
285
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ISBN
9781928198192
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Language
English
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Genres
Crafts & Hobbies / Crafts for Children
Crafts & Hobbies / General
Games / Reference
Games / Travel Games
Juvenile Nonfiction / Activity Books
Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Crafts & Hobbies
Juvenile Nonfiction / Family / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Games & Activities / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / General
Travel / Special Interest / Family
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