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This book is a mine of wonderful ideas with which your child can keep themself creatively entertained.
Here are easy-to-follow directions for hundreds of simple and inexpensive things for boys and girls to make, to do, and to enjoy by themselves or with the family.
The book includes:
Suggestions for such crafts and hobbies as: whittling, weaving, modeling and sculpturing, home decorating, sewing, cooking, making toys and gifts, knot tying, leatherwork, flower arranging, carpentry, stamp collecting, and designing or creating with paper, paste, crayons and painting.
Interesting and easy experiments with chemistry, astronomy, soil conservation, meteorology and physics.
Ways to better enjoyment and understanding of insects, animals, geology, flowers, geography and trees.
The whole family will welcome the helpful suggestions for the special problems posed by travel and convalescence and the useful references to other books and many other sources. Parents will be especially pleased with practical ideas for making use of household odds-and-ends and leftovers.
838 Ways to Amuse a Child is a book that requires no special skills of the child or parent, or difficult or hard-to- get tools. It is planned for convenient, everyday use and will provide many hours of creative enjoyment and useful preparation for the years ahead.
Hardcovers with dust jacket; 216 pages; copyright 1960