365 Unplugged Family Fun Activities
A Year's Worth of Ideas for TV-free, Video-free, and Computer Game-free EntertainmentBook - 2005
Recent studies show that too much time spent in front of the television can lead to attention deficit disorder in children. But most parents don't need science to tell them that there are better ways to entertain kids than to prop them in front of "electronic babysitters." Full of amazingly simple, easy-to-implement suggestions, The Ultimate Book of Unplugged Family Activities provides a year's worth of inspiring alternatives.Here are ideas for entertaining kids while you cook or for turning sick days into indoor crafts days; ideas for distracting kids while waiting in a long line or for engaging them in games during a long car trip. With The Ultimate Book of Unplugged Family Activities, parents can turn spare time into share time, as well as too-much-time-on their hands into time well spent. Comprehensive and constantly creative, it is a book every household should have within reach.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2005.
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed.
Characteristics: xxi, 365 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm.
Alternative Title: Three hundred sixty-five unplugged family fun activities