The Practical Guide to Weekend Parenting

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The Practical Guide to Weekend Parenting by Doug Hewitt
Paperback $16.95

Sep 19, 2006 | 192 Pages

  • Paperback $16.95

    Sep 19, 2006 | 192 Pages

Table Of Contents

Table of Contents:

Introduction to Weekend Parenting

Chapter 1:At Home
• Mural Painting 
• Board Games 
• Card Games 
• Letter Writing
• Marble Games 
• Draw Pictures 
• Carve Soap 
• Shape Clay

Chapter 2:In the Yard
• Plant a Garden 
• Roast Marshmallows 
• Fort Building 
• Catch Lightning Bugs
• Construct Mechanical Gardens 
• Search for Four-Leaf Clovers

Chapter 3:At the Park
• Kites 
• Paper Airplanes 
• Puddle Splashing 
• Picnics
• Playgrounds

Chapter 4:Overnight Activities
• Movie Night 
• Build Weekend Storage Boxes  
• Weekend Journals

Chapter 5:Road Trip
• Car Games  
• Round Robin Stories  
• U.S. Patent Awards  
• Tongue Twisters  
• Discuss a Topic

Chapter 6:Local Fun
• Miniature Golf  
• Bowling  
• Hiking  
• Sports
• Libraries  
• Swimming
• Shopping 
• Showtime  
• Movie Theater
• Flea Markets  
• Yard Sales 
• Roller Skating

Chapter 7:Long Distance Adventures
• Museums 
• State Park 
• Festival, Carnival, or Circus  
• Gemstone Hunting
• Boat Racing

Chapter 8:Holiday Fun
• New Year’s Day 
• Valentine’s Day  
• Easter  
• Memorial Day
• Fourth of July  
• Labor Day  
• Halloween  
• Thanksgiving
• Christmas  
• Birthday

Chapter 9:Learning Things to Do (While Growing Up)
• Sewing 
• Shaving 
• Tool Use 
• Card Designing 
• Magazine Subscriptions
• List Making

Chapter 10:Winter Activities
• Snowmen  
• Skiing 
• Sledding 
• Sculpting Snow 
• Snow Trekking 
• Snow Play

Chapter 11:Parenting from the Car Trunk
• Frisbee  
• Golf Club 
• Notebooks and Color Pencils/Markers 
• Football 
• Cards 
• Books 
• Lacrosse Sticks

Chapter 12:Quick–The Kids Are Here!
• Cooking Meals 
• Puzzles 
• Video Games 
• Cartoons
• Carve Out New Space 
• Home Repairs 
• Bake Cookies 
• Design Your Own T-Shirt 
• Charades 
• Weather Investigation 
• Finger Painting 
• Mobiles and Dreamcatchers

Chapter 13:Advance Planning Required
• Movie Making 
• Rockets 
• Book Making 
• Collage 
• Acting 
• Scrapbook 
• Photo Album 
• Gold-Star Bulletin Board 
• Home/Apartment Redecorating
• Volunteering 
• Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts 
• Musical Instruments 
• Bridges 
• Ant Farms

Afterword

Index of Activities

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