The Arts & Crafts Busy Book: 365 Art and Craft Activities to Keep Toddlers and Preschoolers Busy

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 1, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 408 pages
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The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun arts and crafts activities for toddlers and preschoolers, including drawing, simple sewing, paper-mâché, and painting projects. This book also includes basic craft recipes for paint, play dough, clay, and more, using ingredients found around the home. The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is sure to give parents and daycare providers great ideas for keeping young children busy!  

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The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun, creative activities to stimulate your child every day of the year! This book will encourage children ages two to six to use their creativity and self-expression. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: focus a child’s energy constructively using paint, glue, play dough, paper, and markers; encourage the development of a child’s concentration and coordination, as well as organizational skills; save money by making many of the supplies with items found around the home; and celebrate holidays and special occasions with projects and activities. This book is sure to keep young children busy for hours!  It is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. 

An iParenting Media Award Winner!
 

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I appreciate the simplicity of the many arts & crafts projects described but there was some redundancy. I found a few new ideas and the there are very helpful appendices in the back of the book with ... Read full review

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The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun arts and crafts activities for toddlers and preschoolers, including drawing, simple sewing, paper-mâché, and painting projects. This book also includes basic craft recipes for paint, play dough, clay, and more, using ingredients found around the home. The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is sure to give parents and daycare providers great ideas for keeping young children busy! An iParenting Media Award winner! The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun, creative activities to stimulate your child every day of the year! This book will encourage children ages two to six to use their creativity and self-expression. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: focus a child’s energy constructively using paint, glue, play dough, paper, and markers; encourage the development of a child’s concentration and coordination, as well as organizational skills; save money by making many of the supplies with items found around the home; and celebrate holidays and special occasions with projects and activities. This book is sure to keep young children busy for hours! It is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. An iParenting Media Award Winner!
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Contents

Dedication
Kwanzaa
Painting
Printmaking
Modeling Sculpting and PapierMâché
Glue Paper and Scissors
Nature Arts and Crafts
Edible Arts and Crafts
Toys Gifts and More
Holiday Arts and Crafts
Easter
Independence
Thanksgiving
Christmas
Making Books with Children
Copyright

Educational Arts and Crafts

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About the author (2010)

Trish Kuffner lives with her husband and five children just outside Vancouver, British Columbia.  She is the author of The Toddler's Busy Book, The Preschooler's Busy Book, The Arts & Crafts Busy Book, and The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book.

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