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Step away from your tablet and take a screen break! With 365 projects, crafts, games, and experiments, there’s off-screen fun for every single day of the year.

With straightforward step-by-step instructions and colorful illustrations, these entertaining, budget-friendly projects will keep kids learning all day long, every day of the year.

Using easy-to-find-at-home materials -

MAKE slime, marble paint, piñatas, and papier-mâché

GROW strawberries, bottle gardens, and herb pots

BAKE cake pops, twist pizzas, and muffins in a mug

EXPERIMENT with vinegar rockets, lava lamps, and parachutes

INVENT secret messages, spooky stories, and board games

PLAY jump rope, balloon volley, ball games, and eye-spy

RECYCLE trash into treasure and T-shirts into bags

PERFORM magic tricks, shadow plays, and puppet shows

Susan Hayes writes and publishes many different kinds of books for children. She has numerous best sellers in every corner of the globe. Susan is in awe of children’s limitless imagination and thirst for knowledge. She strives to learn from the children she knows and meets, and to enjoy the world through their fresh, curious eyes.

Pat Jacobs has written more than fifty non-fiction, reference and activity books for children on subjects ranging from dinosaurs to the future of space exploration including I Wonder Why Penguins Can't Fly. She has lived in Paris and Germany, and has translated several children's books from German into English.

Moira Butterfield is an internationally-published children’s book author. Her backlist includes picture books and board books for the under-5s, fiction and highly-commended non-fiction books that seek to spark a child’s imagination about our world.