Adult Nonfiction GV191.63 .S37 2012
Summary: "#147;#133;while many projects have tangible payoffs #151; a sun clock, musical percussion sticks, magic wands and charcoal pencils pleased both the boy and me #151; each project seldom requires more than a page of description, even when providing actual learning opportunities within the fun." - Dallas News The stick is a universal toy. Totally natural, all-purpose, free, it offers limitless opportunities for outdoor play and adventure and it provides a starting point for an active imagination and the raw material for transformation into - almost anything! As New York's Strong National Museum of Play pointd out when they selected a stick for inclusion in their National Toy Hall of Fame, 'It can be a Wild West horse, a medieval knight's sword, a boat on a stream, or a slingshot with a rubber band . . .' In this book Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield offer masses of suggestions for things to do with a stick, in the way of adventures and bushcraft, creative and imaginative play, games, woodcraft and conservation, music and more.
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