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Things To Do With Mom: Lots Of Fun For Everyone


You'll never be bored again when mom's around!

This guide is full of fun and creative ways to spend time with mom, indoors and out. You'll learn how to:

Treat Mom to a spa day.
Make a miniature garden together.
Plan a perfect picnic.
Create a haunted house... and much ...

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You'll never be bored again when mom's around!

This guide is full of fun and creative ways to spend time with mom, indoors and out. You'll learn how to:

Treat Mom to a spa day.
Make a miniature garden together.
Plan a perfect picnic.
Create a haunted house... and much more!

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Sylvia Firth
This title is a companion for Things to Do with Dad. Interestingly, there is no dust jacket but the black, silver, and red cover gives the book an old fashioned look that goes well with the contents. Instructions are supplied for a wide variety of activities. They range from the game of Twenty Questions, to baking chocolate chip muffins, to constructing a dream catcher or lavender sachet, to giving mom a relaxing spa treatment, or constructing a haunted house. Details are given for having a special Freaky Friday by watching the movie and then swapping places for the day. Detailed plans for a picnic include a recipe for turnovers, ideas for games (found elsewhere in the book), instructions for food storage, cleanup, and making sure everyone helps with preparing food. There are even recipes to prepare hair rinses. One uses lavender as the main ingredient while the other uses rosemary. Throughout the book are black-and-white sketches that add to the spirit of the book's theme that simple, non-technological activities can be rewarding and fun. This title may have to be introduced to youngsters but once they know about it, it is sure to be popular. Give this one a try, since it inexpensive. Reviewer: Sylvia Firth
School Library Journal
Gr 3–6—This addition to Scholastic's series of nostalgic-looking activity books is packed with suggestions for boredom-banishing projects. Brief chapters introduce more than 50 indoor and outdoor activities, from growing tadpoles and gardens to making perfume and sachets, to simple sewing and cooking (recipes range from chocolate-chip muffins to a "Fresh Pasta Feast"). Some endeavors are artistic such as creating a pop-up card, making placemats, or customizing a T-shirt. Also included are directions for games and magic tricks and suggestions for planning a picnic and a spa day for mom. The instructions are clearly presented, and icons indicate when adult supervision is necessary. Black-line illustrations of a mother and her children engaged in various tasks appear throughout.—Cynde Suite, Bartow County Library System, Adairsville, GA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780545134019
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/15/2009
  • Series: Best at Everything Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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