Boredom Blasters: Brain Bogglers, Awesome Activities, Cool Comics, Tasty Treats, and More...


This delightful treasury of games, jokes, facts, puzzles, comics, crafts and activities will provide countless hours of amusement for curious young readers.
With its contemporary design and irreverent tone, this book will tickle young readers’ funny bones. Parents and teachers will be equally happy with the educational aspect to each activity and game.
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This delightful treasury of games, jokes, facts, puzzles, comics, crafts and activities will provide countless hours of amusement for curious young readers.
With its contemporary design and irreverent tone, this book will tickle young readers’ funny bones. Parents and teachers will be equally happy with the educational aspect to each activity and game.
Perfectly portable, this book can be explored and enjoyed alone, or shared with family and friends.
Features include:
* entertaining activities and games with easy-to-follow instructions, from cracking codes to Silly Kid Tricks
* yummy things to make and eat, like Gross-out Gummi Worms and Martianmallows
* riddles, optical illusions and other baffling brain bogglers
* original magic tricks that will delight and amaze
* amazing did-you-know facts
Readers will be puzzling, mixing, clowning, laughing and learning in their own wacky world of fun!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781897066034
  • Publisher: Owlkids Books
  • Publication date: 9/9/2004
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,439,464
  • Age range: 7 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Awesome Activities
Silly Kid Tricks 8
Silly Kid Tricks II 10
Silly Kid Tricks III 12
Your Friends Are Soooo Punny! 14
Magic Money 16
Magic Money II 18
Magic Money III 20
It's a Dog's Life 22
Mystical Wheel of Fortune 24
Palm Reading for Beginners 30
Palm Reading for Chimps 32
Fortune Bingo 34
Make Your Own Fire-Breathing Dragon 36
Furry Abominable Snowman 38
Abominable Jokes 40
Monster Mashes Metro! 42
Monster Footprints 44
Slapstick Story Time 46
Tip-Toe Tommy Toad 48
Hopping Humor 52
How Funny are You? 54
Super Statuette of Your Magnificence 56
Bread Bag Tag Racers 58
Yummy Things to Make and Eat
Gross-Out Gummi Worms 62
Wriggling Humor 64
Alien Candy Factory 66
Alien Candy Factory II 68
It's a Fact! 70
Alien Candy Factory III 72
Slapstick Story Time 74
Alien Candy Factory IV 76
Alien Candy Factory V 78
Make Your Own Fortune Cookies 80
Brain Bogglers
Opticklers 84
It's a Cat's Life 86
It's a Fact! 88
Opticklers II 90
Opticklers III 92
Pretzel Tongues 94
The Rubber Bandits 96
Wacky Machines You Can Really Use! 98
Kooky Calculator Trix 102
Wacky Word Series 104
Gadzooks Family Reunion 106
Mischief at the Theater Royale 108
Napoleon's Code 110
Breaking the Code 112
Lost Loot Line-Up 114
Wacky Spoonerisms 116
Slapstick Story Time 118
Animal Ducktionary 120
Lady Pink's Hidden Treasure 122
Meet the Oddys 124
Scenic Route Road Trip 126
Yolanda's Potion 128
Potion Recipe 130
Games, Games, Games
Rooster Wrestling 134
Kangaroo Wrestling 136
Kangaroo Crack-Ups 138
Windy Indy 500 140
Silent Movie Sound Effects 142
Buzz, Fizz, Alleyoop! 144
Gerbil Jailbreak 146
Transformations 148
Star Warts 150
It's a Fact! 152
Sharks and Fish 154
Wizard's Dice 158
Last but Not Least...
Answers 160
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  • Posted October 17, 2010

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    highly recommended to keep the kids busy

    I hear my kids giggling and talking in the living room, and for over an hour they are occupied without . fighting, whining, complaining or tears. Mmmm. seems too good to be true. I peek in. Ah yes, I see the Boredom Blasters book in their hands. How many times have my kids told me they LOVE this book? Every time I asked what they thought of it!

    Being 6 and 9, my kids love exploring, doing arts and crafts, telling jokes, playing games, learning new things, doing puzzles and cooking with me. Well, this book has it all. It's ideal for them. Even though my 6 year-old can't read it, he does the activities with his sister, so the added advantage is that they cooperate and play together.

    This paperback book (fits well into a purse or small backpack) is divided into four sections: Awesome Activities, Yummy Things to Make and Eat, Brain Bogglers and Games, Games, Games. The pages are visually stimulating with wacky illustrations and colourful designs. My kids loved the Silly Kid Tricks, the Opticklers, the Cool Comics, the Slapstick Story Time and so much more; 160 pages filled with entertaining, cool stuff.

    I found this book unique and got caught up with the kids in exploring it. Most of the brain bogglers and activities were new to me; actually I found them innovative. This is not your typical activity book. It teaches children various things while having fun. It makes children use their brains (math, logic, decoding, language and science games) in ways they probably haven't before. Are you stuck in finding ideas for your kid's next party? Do you have a reluctant reader? This is the perfect book to get kids reading and having fun together.

    Now, if I see boredom creeping up, I tell the kids to grab their Boredom Blasters book and try out a new activity. Before long, I hear laughter and then, "Hey Mom, look at this!" Highly recommended!

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