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Unbored

The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun
(Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Unbored


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"Unbored is the most original, entertaining, and instructive all-in-one book for kids ever published--jam-packed with information, ideas, and activities for children and their parents to share together. Vibrantly designed and illustrated, it's crammed with activities that are not only fun and doable, but get kids engaged in the wider world--and provides information to expand their worldviews, too, inspiring them to learn more. Right at the age where kids start to disappear into various screens, Unbored encourages them to use those tech skills in creative ways. Activities parents will remember from their childhoods are presented alongside bold new possibilities: science experiments, crafts and upcycling, board game hacking, code-cracking, geocaching, skateboard repair, yarn bombing, stop-action movie-making--plus tons of trivia, best-of lists, and forward-thinking ideas made accessible to kids. Unbored expertly walks the line between cool and constructive: parents will appreciate its wisdom and humor, its lessons in civic-mindedness and self-esteem, as well as its anti-perfectionist spirit. Kids will just think it's awesome"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Unbored
the essential field guide to serious fun
Publisher: New York :, Bloomsbury USA,, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 352 p. :,col. ill., map ;,27 cm
Notes: Includes index
Summary: "Unbored is the most original, entertaining, and instructive all-in-one book for kids ever published--jam-packed with information, ideas, and activities for children and their parents to share together. Vibrantly designed and illustrated, it's crammed with activities that are not only fun and doable, but get kids engaged in the wider world--and provides information to expand their worldviews, too, inspiring them to learn more. Right at the age where kids start to disappear into various screens, Unbored encourages them to use those tech skills in creative ways. Activities parents will remember from their childhoods are presented alongside bold new possibilities: science experiments, crafts and upcycling, board game hacking, code-cracking, geocaching, skateboard repair, yarn bombing, stop-action movie-making--plus tons of trivia, best-of lists, and forward-thinking ideas made accessible to kids. Unbored expertly walks the line between cool and constructive: parents will appreciate its wisdom and humor, its lessons in civic-mindedness and self-esteem, as well as its anti-perfectionist spirit. Kids will just think it's awesome"-- Provided by publisher.
Additional Contributors: Glenn, Joshua - 1967-
Larsen, Elizabeth Foy
ISBN: 1608196410
9781608196418
Branch Call Number: 790 Un
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  • SilverSparrow rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

An uber cool and fun book! It LOOKS so cool and has tons of amazing ideas... perfect.

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