101 Things Every Kid Should Do Growing Up

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Sourcebooks, Inc., May 1, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
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A wealth of creative experiences for building a well-rounded childhood.

This hands-on, imaginative book offers 101 experiences every child should have as they grow toward adulthood. Each entree provides practical suggestions that help you make each of these experiences a reality. The examples include:

--Every child should believe in things that can't be seen-which offers details on how a child can create a special drawstring bag for the nap fairy or elf who can leave behind small rewards.

--Every child should catch snowflakes on his tongue and eyelashes-which explains how a child can also capture a snowflake using cardboard.

--Every child should publish a book-which describes how your youngster can go about becoming his or her own publisher.

--Every child should camp out in the backyard-which also shows how your youngster can do precisely that in his or her own living room if no yard exists.

--Every child should have a dream for the future and an adult who believes in that dream.
 

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About the author (2002)

Alecia Devantier is a former educator with a master's degree in education. She has worked on a national curriculum development program and organized and conducted numerous workshops on the use of technology in the classroom. She served as a contributing writer for HomeWords magazine and website, and wrote about family issues, educational topics and crafts. Some of the ideas for this collection have been provided by experts from around the country: parents, grandparents, educators, child care providers and the kids themselves.

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