365 Unplugged Family Fun Activities: A Year's Worth of Ideas for TV-Free, Video-Free, and Computer Game-Free Entertainment

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Da Capo Press, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 365 pages
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Recent studies show that too much time spent in front of the television can lead to attention deficit disorder in children. But most parents don't need science to tell them that there are better ways to entertain kids than to prop them in front of "electronic babysitters." Full of amazingly simple, easy-to-implement suggestions, The Ultimate Book of Unplugged Family Activities provides a year's worth of inspiring alternatives.Here are ideas for entertaining kids while you cook or for turning sick days into indoor crafts days; ideas for distracting kids while waiting in a long line or for engaging them in games during a long car trip. With The Ultimate Book of Unplugged Family Activities, parents can turn spare time into share time, as well as too-much-time-on their hands into time well spent. Comprehensive and constantly creative, it is a book every household should have within reach.

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Review: 365 Unplugged Family Fun Activities: A Year's Worth of Ideas for TV-Free, Video-Free, and Computer Game-Free Entertainment

User Review  - Lynette - Goodreads

I feel like there are some good ideas, but that a lot of them are really high intensity either in set up or clean up. Also the book is geared toward several children and I am just watching two... Read full review

Review: 365 Unplugged Family Fun Activities: A Year's Worth of Ideas for TV-Free, Video-Free, and Computer Game-Free Entertainment

User Review  - Netta - Goodreads

Good ideas for those "I'm bored, Mom" days....or anyone hanging out w/kids! Read full review

About the author (2004)

Steve Bennett is the author of numerous books designed to help busy parents spend quality time with their children. His best-selling title, with Ruth Bennett, is 365 TV-Free Activities You Can Do With Your Child, and has sold nearly 1 million copies. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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