Summer Smarts for Cool Kids: 101 Easy, Cool and Captivating Activities to Help Kids Beat the Summer Blahs

Summer Smarts for Cool Kids: 101 Easy, Cool and Captivating Activities to Help Kids Beat the Summer Blahs

by Penny Warner
     
 
Are you looking for great summer activities that will entertain and keep your child's mind sharp? Inside are more than 150 ideas that will keep kids cool, captivated, and stimulated while shool's out.

Perfect for parents of children ages 3 through 12, this creative little helper contains 20 chapters of exciting and fun activities, games, sports, and play that

Overview

Are you looking for great summer activities that will entertain and keep your child's mind sharp? Inside are more than 150 ideas that will keep kids cool, captivated, and stimulated while shool's out.

Perfect for parents of children ages 3 through 12, this creative little helper contains 20 chapters of exciting and fun activities, games, sports, and play that will keep your kid off the couch and away from the television and video games. You'll uncover challenging and entertaining activities that develop thinking skills, motor development, social interaction, and self-esteem. You'll cure your child's summertime blahs, and, best of all, you won't hear the words, "I'm bored!"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761537472
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Penny Warner has written over 30 books for parents and kids, featuring ideas on development, parties, games, activities, and snacks. She has a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and a master's degree in special education, and has taught child development, special education, and sign language, at local colleges.

She has appeared on several television talk shows as well as on national TV, presenting tips for parents and kids. She was featured on HGTV's Smart Solutions and The Later Today Show. In addition to Learn to Sign the Fun Way, she has written a mystery series featuring a deaf reporter in the California gold country, and is writing a mystery series for middle grade readers. She also wrote a weekly newspaper column for 11 years on family life.

She lives in Danville, California, with her husband and two children.

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