I have two kids, 11 and 14, and this is a great book full of fun activities that all three of us can thoroughly enjoy. It was a big book full of rhymes, folklore, and superstition-type beliefs things like if your palm itches, you will soon receive money, or that letting rain fall on your bare head will make y I confess I haven't read this book from cover to cover--more browsed through it with an eye toward whether or not I wanted to buy it the copy I was looking at was from the library--I decided I did want to buy it. Nov 29, Kim Hunt added it Shelves: Soon, there will be a whole shelf of serious fun the whole family can enjoy indoors, outdoors, online and offline. Scott and Renee Bogar is currently reading it Jun 24,
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Books by Joshua Glenn. The page Field Guide to Putting on a Carnival offers tips on everything from collecting tickets to organizing a ring toss game and a squirt-gun shooting gallery, to cooking sweet and savory popcorn for carnival-goers.
Don't try to navigate a school break or a summer without this book. Wow this book is jam packed with games.
I unhored recommend to anyone and especially to those who have children or are hoping to someday. While it's geared toward kids, there's a lot of fun stuff in this, and there's no talking down to the audience, who is treated as intelligent, capable, and imaginative.
Charlotte marked it as to-read Jun 04, I was mildly annoyed by the repeated implication that parents are boring, stupid people. It encourages making, crafting, learning and exploring in a fresh and exciting way. If you have a gifted child, are home-schooling, or have a child with ADHD this book is full of great ideas.
The library collection includes 5 other books on activities for kids but they are all craft type books. A fabulous gift book for all ages. Mar 21, Sharon Buxton rated it liked it.
UNBORED: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun
Broken down into chapters with pictures on every page that help demonstrate the task at hand.
Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun
Each of the other players takes a few minutes to dream up a possible first sentence for that book Jan 14, Terri Anderson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Just as kids begin to disappear unborec their screens, here is a book that encourages them to use those tech skills to be creative, try new things, and change the world. I've already started on projects with the kids in my life.
It's a way of life! From how-to's, to story excerpts, to games, to secret codes, to strange and unusual trivia on everything from ancient Egypt to unobred origin of mayonnaise Open Preview See a Problem? Apr 06, Leah rated it it was amazing. Gaming is a whole culture for kids to explore, and the book will be complete with gaming history and interviews with awesome game designers.
Melanie is currently reading it Oct 13, One could while away the hours simply browsing it's pages, but the real entertainment comes in trying out the suggestions! If you've got a copy of Unbored in your hands, there's no way you can be!
Katie added it Jun 04, This is not a book that one would just sit down and read from cover to cover. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Relation to Similar Works: Allison rated it liked it Jul 01, A litany of activities for young teens that can be done inside, outside, online, or offline.