The Great Outdoors Games & Puzzles   -     By: Helene Hovanec, Patrick Merrell
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The Great Outdoors Games & Puzzles

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Perfect for rainy days when kids can't get outside even if they wanted to, fill-in-the-blanks, word searches, mazes, crossword puzzles, brain-teasers, crossword puzzles, and other fun traditional games provide a unique way for kids to learn outdoors vocabulary and concepts. Progressing in difficulty, five sections---A Country Stroll, Crossing a Stream, A Day at the County Fair, Into the Woods, and Hiking Up a Mountain---are included. Perfect as a supplemental tool to nature studies, or as fun extra work for an outdoorsy kid, The Great Outdoors Games & Puzzles has enough activities to keep children entertained for hours. 144 non-reproducible pages, softcover. Answer key included.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Workman Publishing
Dimensions: 10.75 X 8 (inches)
ISBN-13: 9781580176798
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Publisher's Description

Buckley Beaver and Daffodil Duck are the tour guides for a nature excursion like no other! Children will love the curiosities and fun little quirks of the country setting as they work their way through a variety of activities featuring friendly animals, woodland wonders, and other nature themes. Country jokes and riddles will have kids giggling along with the animal guides.

Five sections — A Country Stroll, Crossing a Stream, A Day at the County Fair, Into the Woods, and Hiking Up a Mountain — feature puzzles that progress in difficulty, encouraging children to take the challenge and expand their skills (without becoming frustrated) as they work through the book. Connect-the-dots pictures make way for mazes, then word searches, sudokus, crossword puzzles, and logic problems.

Each illustrated page has lots to look at and plenty of room for small fingers to write. Buckley and Daffodil keep the tone lively throughout. It's an amusing and educational nature walk for city and country kids alike!

Author Bio

Helene Hovenec is the co-author of many Storey puzzle books, including Barnyard Games & Puzzles. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Patrick Merrell is a cartoonist, puzzle maker, and author whose work has appeared in hundreds of publications. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times crossword, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and the World Puzzle Championship. His other books include Bird Brainteasers and Coffee Time. He lives in Mt. Vernon, New York.

Editorial Reviews

“Children will love the curiosities and fun little quirks of the country setting as they work their way through a variety of activities featuring friendly animals, woodland wonders and other nature themes.  Country jokes and riddles will have kids giggling along with the animal guides.” -Kiddsville News

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