Gifts of Love

Crafts and Presents That Embody the Spirit of Giving

Author: Alice Z. Chapin

Publisher: Main Street Books

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 189

View: 609

Covering gifts for adults and children, gifts children can give adults, and gifts for the elderly, a compendium of ideas for low-cost gifts for occasions great and small reminds gift and giver it is the thought that counts. Original.

The Big Book of EVEN MORE Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens

Inspiring Arts-Based Activities and Character Education Curricula

Author: Lindsey Joiner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 264

View: 734

Following on from The Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens, this book provides EVEN MORE imaginative and fun activity ideas, lessons, and projects for use with difficult and challenging children and teens aged 5+. From ice breakers and group starters to bibliotherapy and monthly character education activities, there are over 90 ideas designed to unleash the creativity of children and teens, and teach social skills, strategies to control anger and anxiety, conflict resolution, positive thinking skills, and more. They make use of art, scientific experiments, expressive arts and books, and many come with photocopiable handouts. The activities can be used in a variety of settings, and they are adaptable for use with both individuals and groups. This is a practical resource bursting with ideas, and it will be invaluable for anyone working with children and teens, including school counselors, teachers, social workers, youth workers, arts therapists, and psychologists.

The Big Book of Children's Reading Lists

100 Great, Ready-to-use Book Lists for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Children

Author: Nancy J. Keane

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 270

View: 987

Presents one hundred annotated book lists for educators and librarians who work with young readers, covering both fiction and nonfiction books in print as of August 2005.

The Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens

Inspiring Arts-Based Activities and Character Education Curricula

Author: Lindsey Joiner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

View: 137

Drawing on art, music, stories, poetry and film, the author provides more than 100 fun and imaginative therapeutic activities and ideas to unleash the creativity of children and teenagers ages 5 and older, with the activities designed to teach social-skills development, anger-control strategies, conflict resolution and thinking skills. Original.

The Big Book of Holiday Paper Crafts

Author:

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 288

View: 403

Presents design ideas and projects for paper craft decorations and gifts that can be created for different holidays.

The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest

150 Recipes for Freezing, Canning, Drying and Pickling Fruits and Vegetables

Author: Carol W. Costenbader

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Cooking

Page: 352

View: 383

Learn how to preserve a summer day — in batches — from this classic primer on drying, freezing, canning, and pickling techniques. Did you know that a cluttered garage works just as well as a root cellar for cool-drying? That even the experts use store-bought frozen juice concentrate from time to time? With more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for jams, sauces, vinegars, chutneys, and more, you’ll enjoy a pantry stocked with the tastes of summer year-round.

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

Author: Otto Penzler

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 672

View: 352

Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else. From classic Victorian tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Thomas Hardy, to contemporary stories by Sara Paretsky and Ed McBain, this collection touches on all aspects of the holiday season, and all types of mysteries. They are suspenseful, funny, frightening, and poignant. Included are puzzles by Mary Higgins Clark, Isaac Asimov, and Ngaio Marsh; uncanny tales in the tradition of A Christmas Carol by Peter Lovesey and Max Allan Collins; O. Henry-like stories by Stanley Ellin and Joseph Shearing, stories by pulp icons John D. MacDonald and Damon Runyon; comic gems from Donald E. Westlake and John Mortimer; and many, many more. Almost any kind of mystery you’re in the mood for--suspense, pure detection, humor, cozy, private eye, or police procedural—can be found in these pages. FEATURING: - Unscrupulous Santas - Crimes of Christmases Past and Present - Festive felonies - Deadly puddings - Misdemeanors under the mistletoe - Christmas cases for classic characters including Sherlock Holmes, Brother Cadfael, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Ellery Queen, Rumpole of the Bailey, Inspector Morse, Inspector Ghote, A.J. Raffles, and Nero Wolfe.

The Big Book of Buds

More Marijuana Varieties from the World's Great Seed Breeders

Author: Ed Rosenthal

Publisher: Ed Rosenthal

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 235

View: 337

This third volume of everyone's favorite marijuana resource book by Ed Rosenthal offers crucial information to any cannabis grower or weed connoisseur. The Big Book of Buds, Volume 3 brings together a tremendous amount of information on the plant itself with specific descriptions of appearance, details on ripening time, and tips on growing. Interspersed throughout are short, engaging essays, interviews with the breeders, and compelling images of the plants. An all-in-one guide offering a unique blend of useful, entertaining, and practical information for the marijuana appreciator, this book is perfect as a gift, a resource guide, or even a coffee table accessory.

The Book Of Chronicles (Children's Great Bible Texts)

Author: James Hastings

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 34

View: 619

Here is a gold mine for the preacher, the teacher and the father and mother in the home who have it in mind to inculcate sound teaching, based upon the Word of God, so that the boys and girls of the congregations, Sunday-Schools and households may be thoroughly rooted and grounded in the essentials of the Christian faith. There are many volumes in this series of short addresses and they cover the entire range of the holy scriptures, from genesis to revelation. The material gathered here is fresh and varied and there is just enough of it to furnish the groundwork of the preacher's sermon, the Sunday school teacher's talk and the parent's reading and comment. Contents: God's Gifts And Ours. The Man Whom Nobody Missed. The Secret Of Strength. O.H.M.S. Two Saints Of God.