Monday, May 30, 2011

Book of the week

I was browsing and find what looks like a big treasure book of activities.
Unplugged Play: No Batteries. No Plugs. Pure Fun. by Bobbi Corner

What amazon has to say:
"Conner (Author) began collecting and inventing hundreds of games, then tested them on groups of children ages one to 10. The author divides the book into three sections—for toddlers, preschoolers and the six-to-10 set—with subsections on solo play, parent and child, playing with others and birthday parties. She covers a wide range of activities, from noodle necklaces to toddler basketball with a laundry basket, including indoor and outdoor play for rain or shine, with clear instructions as well as discussions of safety issues. Child development experts such as Fred Rogers and Benjamin Spock have emphasized the significance of play; Conner has taken her sources at their word and produced a fun-filled compendium likely to become a dog-eared resource for parents seeking whimsical yet practical ways to unplug the electronics and promote the physical, cognitive and emotional benefits of plain, old-fashioned play."

And some very good customers review... A 5 stars book!
I am ordering now...

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