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Unbored is the book every modern child needs. Brilliantly walking the line between cool and constructive, it’s crammed with activities that are not only. The most original, entertaining, and instructive all-in-one book for kids ever published-jam-packed with information, ideas, and activities for children and. Unbored is the guide and activity book every modern kid needs. Vibrantly designed, lavishly illustrated, brilliantly walking the line between cool and constructive.

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And it encourages parents to participate.

Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun

Kids will just think it’s brilliant. Overall, I thought this was a really well-done book. Apr 19, Ed rated it it was amazing Shelves: So we decided to make one.

Don’t tell my cousin Noelle, but I’m going to give her my now dog-eared edition of Unbored Has some good ideas, but most of the projects take some planning.

Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun by Joshua Glenn

I was mildly annoyed by the repeated implication that parents are boring, stupid people. This is not a book that one would just sit down and read from cover to cover.

Parents will be comforted by its anti-perfectionist spirit and humour. I bought this, along with several other books, as a gift for my 12 year old grandson this Christmas. If you’ve got a copy of Un I had a hard time picking bookshelves for this one because there’s just so much to it!

I think what sets this apart from the afore mentioned one is that this repeatedly mentions asking your parents before trying or doing any of the activities suggested.


I’m thinking a of buying a copy for my daughter to use when she is older and also as a reference for my Guide Unit. While I agree that classics like A Wrinkle in Time hold up well and will still be loved by generations of kids to come, they could have picked some AMAZING overlooked books from the past five years or so instead of digging into the archives of what they liked as kids. Jan 16, Samma rated it really liked it.

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Like the Survival Guide, this has tons of information, some interesting, some juvenile. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Jan 18, Westerville rated it really liked it Shelves: If you’re a kid, you can: Audible Download Audio Books.

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In my experience, it often builds reading enthusiasm and skills in the child. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

If I had to pick a favourite page or two! Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Bought it for my 9 year old However, it’s a risk I’m willing to take because there is so much in this book that could be engaging.

While it’s geared toward kids, there’s a lot of fun stuff in this, and there’s no talking down to the audience, who is treated as intelligent, capable, and imaginative. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. And it gets parents to join in. Brilliantly walking the line between cool and constructive, it’s crammed with activities that are not only fun and doable but that also get kids standing on their own two feet.


Here is a sample of some of the sections I dogmarked: Would make a good gift for a year old. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

Enjoy a little good thf carnival fun and maybe even raise some money for charity. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. So plenty of imagination sparking ideas and helped him manage to fill the better part of a day with many plans for more.

AND it’s for older kids, because in my house we have definitely outgrown sock puppets and paper plate masks although both might work for our first stop-action film – see p.

It was a big book full of rhymes, folklore, and superstition-type beliefs things like if your palm itches, you will soon receive money, or that letting rain fall on your bare head will make y Essemtial confess I haven’t read this book from cover to cover–more browsed through it with an eye toward whether or not I wanted to buy it the copy I was looking at was from the library–I decided I did want to buy it.

Nov 26, Lavabearian Jessica rated it liked it Shelves: Nov 07, Stef rated it it was amazing Shelves: Customers who bought this item also bought.