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Recipes for Play: Creative Activities for Small Hands and Big Imaginations Paperback – 2 Sep 2014

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Product details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Experiment (2 Sept. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1615192182
  • ISBN-13: 978-1615192182
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 1.3 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 980,749 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Embrace a more chaotic home where children are full of wonder and excited by play . . . Aimed at parents of preschoolers, Recipes for Play strongly emphasizes sensory play, laying out 40 different activities . . . and the authors even include information on creating natural dyes so that kids can finally create truly edible play dough. Bright, full-color photographs bring this title to life." --School Library Journal

"This book is filled with wonderful, inexpensive playtime activities for children age two and up that will engage all five senses, and spark imagination."--San Diego Family

"Fantastic playtime activities provide hours of entertainment with very little fuss" --Parade

"This book is filled with really great indoor and outdoor activities that will keep the littles busy all summer long. If you want messy or clean, loud or quiet, portable or not . . . there is something for every need." --MariReads

"A great book for parents who are trying to keep their children stimulated with fun activities"--The Baby Spot blog

About the Author

Rachel Sumner is a book reviewer for The Australian Women's Weekly. She previously worked as a children's book sales rep for Beattie And Forbes Booksellers in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Her writing has also appeared in the Marlborough Express. She lives in Auckland with her two wonderful girls and a ginger cat called Ginger.

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Bob N Frapples
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5.0 out of 5 starsand they love it! Sometimes you just need some fresh ideas ...
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Rhianna Walker
4.0 out of 5 starsReally cool ideas for the preschool set!
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4.0 out of 5 starsI enjoyed the reminder that messy is ok
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