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Child's Play (6-12) 160 Instant Activities, Crafts, and Science Projects for Grade Schoolers

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ISBN-10: 0517583542

ISBN-13: 9780517583548

Edition: 1991

Authors: Leslie Hamilton

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Take a discarded walnut shell and make a boat. Create a balloon barometer. Go on a backyard scavenger hunt. Test common foods for starch or vitamin C. Sew a mini-backpack. Make a safe and easy costume for Halloween or the school play. All of these ideas and more are featured in Child's Play 6 -- 12, a wonderful collection of quick and easy-to-make projects, activities, and games for those not-so-easy-to-please grade schoolers whose frantic cries of "there's nothing to do! " are only slightly less unnerving than "Mom! I've got a science project due tomorrow! Child's Play 6 -- 12 will be the only first aid parents need to handle project emergencies, create memorable gifts and parties, or…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 4/21/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748

Acknowledgments
A Note to Parents and Caregivers
Choosing Projects for Your Child
Basic Supplies
Superfast Paper Projects
Newspaper Hat
Snappy Puppet Mouths
Paper Helicopter
Paper Airplane
Giant Paper Dolls
Paper Snowflakes
Paper Fan
Small Object Rubbings
Tracing, Small Scale
Tracing, Medium Scale
Tracing Your Child
Cooperative Picture
Map Making
Pretend Town
Treasure Map
Draw What You See/Saw
Treasure Hunt
Paper Collages
Learning Scissors Skills
Weaving Paper Placemats
Party Decorations
Japanese Lanterns
Sewing and Weaving
No-Sew Vest
No-Sew Super Cape
Threading Objects--No Needle
Spaghetti Threader Game
Sewing Cards
Threading Objects--Needle and Thread
Simple Scarf for Stuffed Animal or Doll
Bean Bags
Bean Bag Games
Little Pillows
Styrofoam Tray Weaving
Berry Box Weaving
Weaving Paper Placemats
Boxes
Oatmeal Box Crafts
Toy Truck Tunnel
Mailbox
Space Pack
Spaceship
Stuffed Animal or Doll Cradle/Time Capsule
Drum
Other Box Ideas
Box Buildings
Dioramas
Shoe Box Computer and Disk Drive
Car/Rocket Ship/Boat
Tunnels
Play House
Projects and Activities
Rainbow Crayons
Play Dough
Wax Paper and Crayon Melt
Con-Tact Paper and Leaves
Collages
Printing with Paint
Crayon/Paint Resist
Snow on a Tray
Cup Walkie-Talkies
Super Bubbles
Eggloo Village
Cardboard Tube Crafts
Binoculars
Telescope
Long Straight Pipes/Long Crooked Pipes
Kazoo
Egg-Carton Crafts
Instant Tea Set
Doll Hats
Clothespin Doll Skirt
Caterpillar
Science Projects
Spoon Reflections
Magic Balloon
Balloon Rocket on a String
Cornstarch and Water
Water and Oil
Swirling Colors/Mixing Colors
Water Music
Balloon Magnet--Static Electricity
Jumping Flame
Candy Sparks
Rainbow Celery--A Bedtime Activity
Writing and Thinking
First Words Scrapbook
Cutouts to Categorize
What's Missing?
Beginner Mind Puzzles
Tricky Puzzles
Simple Crossword Puzzle
Early Reading Book
Instant Musical Instruments
Kazoo
Shaker
Drums
Harp
Water Music
Cooking
Quick and Easy
Peel a Carrot
Colored Eggs
Celery Stuffers
Lunch Designs
Apple Volcanoes
Banana Pops
Peanut Butter Candy
Fruit Kabobs
Salami and Cream Cheese Hors d'Oeuvres
Frozen Treats
Frozen Banana Slices
Frozen Grapes
Frozen Banana Fluff
Yogurt and Fruit Popsicles
In the Oven
Pumpkin Seeds
Nachos
Tiny Pizzas
Granola
Cornbread
Pumpkin Muffins
Pretend
Puppets
Peanut-Shell Finger Puppets
Stick Puppets
Sock Puppets
Puppet Shows
Costumes
Firefighter
Princess/Prince
Superhero
Astronaut
Paper Bag Turtle
Animals
Indian Vest and Headband
Robot
Pretend Places and Activities
Indoor Clubhouse, Tent, or Fort
Beauty Parlor/Barber Shop
Restaurant
Aerobics Class/Workout Gym
Fishing
Games
Quiet Games
First to Smile
First to Laugh
First to Look Away
Free Association
Opposites
Guessing Games
"I See Something Red"
Tabletop Hide-and-Seek
Tong Transfer (Quiet Version)
Spaghetti Threader Game
Tabletop Memory Game
Cooperative Picture
Games for Time in the Car
Color Hunt
Yellow Car/Red Car
Alphabet Hunt
Number Hunt
Scavenger Hunt
Guessing Games
While You Wait
Activities
Waiting Games
Letter Search
Word Search
"Guess What I'm Drawing"
Color Hunt
Shape Hunt
Tabletop Change-Around
Hide the Penny
Active Games and Party Games
Be an Animal
Charades
Do What I Say/Do What I Do
Simon Says
Make a Letter
Follow the Leader
Treasure Hunt
Tong Transfer (Active Version)
Indoor Bowling
Scoop Catch
Scoop "Hot Potato"
Balloon Basketball (Active or Quiet)
Bean Bag Games
Work
Free Trips
Library
Local Farm/Pet Store
Greenhouse/Florist with Greenhouse
Museum
Elementary School
University Offices
Restaurant, Factory, or Dairy Tour
Collector's Trip
Rotten-Weather Walk
Puddle Jumping
Window-Shopping
Art Gallery/Poster Store
Playground/Park
Party Time and Play Group Time
Decorations
Make-Ahead Party Favors
Party Foods to Make Ahead of Time
Foods to Make with a Group
Party Crafts to Take Home
Party (or Play Group) Games and Activities
Play Group Trips
Index