9780743261241

Lithgow Palooza! : 101 Ways to Entertain and Inspire Your Kids

  • ISBN 13:

    9780743261241

  • ISBN 10:

    0743261240

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/06/2004
  • Publisher: Touchstone

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Summary

What's a palooza?An activity that keeps kids from uttering those terrifying words, "I'm bored!"You may know John Lithgow as star of stage, screen, and television or even as a bestselling children's book author. But his most important role -- parent -- was also the most fun. Whether building cardboard castles or putting on aKing and Ipuppet show or conducting a treasure hunt in the National Gallery of Art, John has spent years perfecting the art of the palooza.A palooza is easy to do! A palooza doesn't cost much (some cost absolutely nothing) A palooza is instigated or organized by parents but is quickly taken over by children A palooza may involve a computer but never the TV A palooza may use all varieties of arts and crafts A palooza may secretly teach children (and parents!) a thing or two A palooza is entertaining for the entire family A palooza depends entirely on the inexhaustible creativity, ingenuity, imagination, and sense of fun of young mindsThis book contains 101 ideas for creating paloozas for children ages 3 to 12 wherever you are. Grouped according to interests and themes -- like art, drama, music, vacations, and birthdays -- and incorporating lots of extrapaloozas, fun facts for parent and child, and suggested additional reading for all ages, John's paloozas range from adopting your own soup can for a day to inventing your own secret language to establishing left-handed day or creating a self-portrait.A Lithgow Palooza!is an utterly unique collection of original activities guaranteed to transform any household from bored to bubbling with fun.

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