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"Inspiring and fun filled creative play activities for preschoolers.…"
The activities in What Shall We Do Next? have been an all-round hit in our young family. This unique and easy to read book is a creative play and story guide for parents and carers of preschool age children. The range of inspirational activities in this book reminded me that you don’t need to sign up for endless costly activities to have fun with your preschool age children.
The chapter ‘Spur of the moment activities’ outlines ideas that you can do without leaving the house – a great resource for wet, winter days. My kids have particularly enjoyed the ‘Adventure around the house’ activity, as well as ‘Water play’. The book ties in activities with recommended children’s picture books so sometimes we follow up an activity with a trip to the local library.
Another chapter focuses on ‘Planned activities’ but these activities are equally easy to do and don’t require more than home resources such as dress-ups and cooking equipment.
What Shall We Do Next? also provides many suggestions of outdoor activities. These activities range from what you might do in a garden and local park to family excursions such as the zoo.
In addition to suggestions on how to start up your own home library, the authors recognise this age group's love of popular children’s television shows and audio CDs. For example, there are playtime ideas to tie in with In the Night Garden and Thomas the Tank Engine.
The ideas in this book encourage your preschool child’s conversation skills, imaginative and creative thinking - providing enjoyment for both the child and parent. Given children grow up so quickly, here is a book packed with the sort of fun experiences that being a child and parent should be all about.Read moreLess