50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do)
An activity book about danger, safety, and the incredible world around us.
In a time when children are too often coddled, 50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do) reminds readers that climbing trees is good for the soul, and that a pocket knife is not a weapon. Full of exciting ways children can explore the world around them, this book explains how to "Play with Fire" and "Taste Electricity" while learning about safety. With easy-to-follow instructions, it includes:
• Activities, like walking a tightrope
• Skills, like throwing a spear
• Projects, like melting glass
• Experiences, like sleeping in the wild
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activities Adult baking soda Bees binoculars blade blindfold blintz boiling bottle broken glass BUMPS AND BRUISES BURNS REQUIRES busking carbon dioxide cell phone Check climb create CUTS AND SCRAPES Cyanoacrylates dishwasher dry ice Dumpster eyes feet Field Notes Observations Fifty Dangerous Things figure-of-eight knot fill ydiniwai fingers fire foil folding freezer garbage Gever glue hammer hand heat hold HOW-TO improvements keep kids kite knife knot landfill Look lug nuts materials metal microwave microwave oven nail Origami oven mitts paper penny person Pick pieces plastic pocket pocketknife PROPERTY DAMAGE WARNING Public Transit recipe rock roof rope safely screws skills slingshot somersaulting spear steps stick Supplementary Data sure surface swing sword fighting tape throw Tightrope Walking Tinkering School tire track train tree vacuum cleaner vestibular system walk Whittling wind wire wood