The Family Book: Amazing Things to Do Together

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Scholastic Inc., 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 182 pages
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Gather the whole family and thrill them with this book of amazing ways to spend some quality time together! Fun, informative, and entertaining, this guide is a guaranteed good time for all. Just a few of the things you'll find inside: A dozen ways to spend a rainy day,including making a photographic family tree, having a scavenger hunt, and building a bird's nest. How to dazzle your family with optical illusions and magic tricks! Fun games for the whole family such as charades, horseshoes, and stepping stones. Puzzles and riddle sure to boggle the mind! Unique arts and crafts such as making a printing press, building super kites, and making recyclable sculptures. And so much more!
 

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User Review  - madhayn - Overstock.com

Very good ideas for everyone at all ages most welcomed and refreshing games experimnents and brain teasers. Will be giving this as gifts to families who have kids that are always going thier own way this book will help bring families back together again. Read full review

Contents

Spelling Bee
13
Boggle Your Brain with Abracadabra
26
Cut a Loop of Paper in Half
37
What Not to Do at Family Gatherings
44
Ways to Avoid Being Struck by Lightning
51
How to Live Forever
57
Build an Emergency Shelter in the Forest
63
Write Invisible Messages
69
Make a Family Photo Collage
111
Connect These Nine Dots with Four Lines
117
How to Hold Someone Down on a Chair
121
Make Mom an Egyptian Mummy
128
How to Make This Uneven Carpet Square
135
Silence Bores and ShowOffs
141
Turn This Octagon into a Star
147
How to Find Water in the Desert
153

Drawing the Impossible
75
Quarter a Circle with Three Equal Lines
76
How to Find Underground Water by Dowsing
83
Slice a Banana Without Peeling It
90
How to Make Money Magically Appear
98
The ThreeCup Trick
105
Going Crackers
160
Create a Family Scrapbook
161
Escape from a Car Perched on the Edge of a Cliff
169
Make a Family Rogues Gallery
177
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