365 Smart Afterschool Activities: TV-free Fun Anytime for Kids Ages 7-12

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jul 1, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 440 pages
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From making a monster mask to going on a bike photo safari, 365 Smart Afterschool Activities will let kids' imaginations soar with terrifically fun things to do during those valuable afterschool hours and beyond.

365 Smart Afterschool Activities is perfect for parents, teachers, grandparents, babysitters and youth leaders. Illustrated by children, a terrific variety of adventures await you, including activities for:
--Crafts
--Dance and movement
--Drama
--Games
--Hobbies
--Nature
--Self-Esteem
--Writing

"Engaging and fun-filled activities that are sure to keep kids playing, imagining and creating all year long!"-Brenda Pilson, Creative Classroom magazine

 

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Contents

Community Involvement
Cooking
Correspondence
Crafts
Dance and Movement
Drama
EcologyEnvironment
Family
Number Magic
Parties
Puzzles
Reading Activities
Repairs
Room Decoration
Science
SelfEsteem

Field Trips
Fitness
Friendship
Games
Hobbies
Horticulture
Music
Nature
Teach Yourself
Textiles
Visual Arts
Writing
About the Authors
Back Cover
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Sheila Ellison has a B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Southern California, and is the creator and author of the very popular and successful "365" series of parenting books, including 365 Foods Kids Love to Eat and 365 Days of Creative Play. These books have grown out of Sheila's lifelong involvement with children, her many volunteer efforts on their behalf and her founding of community youth groups and mentoring programs. The mother of four children, she has recently completed national media tours presenting her ideas on successful parenting along with new products that make life with children easier.

Dr. Judith Gray is internationally known as an author, teacher, leader in dance research and speaker on future trends in education and dance. A former executive director of the Girl's Club of Tucson, Dr. Gray has been an educator at both the high school and university level. A mother of four, she is currently helping to develop a state-of-the-art high school in the Everett School District, Washington, and is on the Antioch University teaching faculty. Dr. Gray is also coauthor of 365 Food Kids Love to Eat and 365 Days of Creative Play.

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