Gifts of Love

Crafts and Presents That Embody the Spirit of Giving

Author: Alice Z. Chapin

Publisher: Main Street Books


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 189

View: 433

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


Category: Education

Page: 264

View: 762

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


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 270

View: 169

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


Category: Psychology

Page: 256

View: 561

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 Preserving the Harvest

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

Author: Carol W. Costenbader

Publisher: Storey Publishing


Category: Cooking

Page: 352

View: 863

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.

My Big Book of Christmas Activities

Make and Color Decorations, Creative Crafts, and More!

Author: Clare Beaton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 779

Cut, color, and craft your way to a fantastic and spectacularly creative Christmas with these fantastic projects, cards, decorations, and gift ideas. All the activities have clear and simple instructions and can be made with simple household items or by simply making a trip to your local dollar store or supermarket. The projects and activities in this book include: Festive decorations for your home or classroom Delicious Christmas food recipes Twelve cards to cut out and color Twenty-six decorations to cut out and color Tons of templates for great ideas including an envelope for the Christmas cards Spread some holiday cheer for Santa and make everything you need for a homemade Christmas! My Big Book of Christmas Activities is the perfect gift for families to hand-make all the necessary Christmas trimmings and spend some quality time together.

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

Author: Otto Penzler

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard


Category: Fiction

Page: 672

View: 396

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 Love Leaving Gift Notebook for Colleagues to Write Their Best Wishes In

Blank Medium Ruled Journal for Co-Workers Presentation to Departing Employee

Author: Useful Occupations Books

Publisher: Independently Published



Page: 118

View: 808

This stylish and practical gift notebook (Letter Size: 8.5 x 11 inch; 21.59 x 27.94 cm) has been beautifully hand-designed as a birthday, Christmas, work anniversary, retirement, or leaving gift. Ideal design for journalling or noting: this Wide Ruled (Legal Ruled) blank lined notebook is perfect for jotting down ideas, noting things to remember, or for all co-workers to write down their best wishes to a much-loved colleague who is leaving. All lines in the notebook are dark grey, instead of black, so they are less distracting. Letter Size: 8.5 x 11 inch; 21.59 x 27.94 cm dimensions; the ideal size for all purposes, fitting perfectly into a backpack, briefcase or satchel. Reliable standards: Book industry perfect binding (the same standard binding as the books in your local library). Tough paperback. Crisp white paper that minimizes ink bleed-through. The book is great for either pen or pencil users. All lines are in compliance with Wide Ruled (Legal Ruled) paper standard, Wide ruled (or Legal ruled) paper has 11/32 inch (8.7 mm) spacing between horizontal lines. This notebook journal features include: 120 white pages Legal ruled notebook (wide ruled) Gorgeously designed cover Journals and notebooks are the perfect gift for any occasion.

The Big Book of Buds

More Marijuana Varieties from the World's Great Seed Breeders

Author: Ed Rosenthal

Publisher: Ed Rosenthal


Category: Gardening

Page: 235

View: 546

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



Page: 34

View: 797

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.