Experience the magic, excitement, and happiness that surround holidays and cultural celebrations. Geared toward engaging students in grades K-2, The Big Book of Holidays and Cultural Celebrations is filled with hands-on activities, fun facts, puzzles, crafts, and brainteasers that make learning about holidays fun and easy. Each activity in this resource can be used in the classroom or at home.
Another heaping helping of fun for acrostics fans! Let the solving begin. Michael Ashley, a regular contributor to Games magazine and one of America’s best-known crosticians, has devised another 110 devious acrostics to delight puzzle-doers. They’re entertaining and challenging, mixing the fun of crosswords with a bit of code-breaking. Start by solving the clues, such as “Scottish philosopher of the 18th century (2 wds.).” The answer’s David Hume; write it on the numbered blanks. Then, transfer each letter to the grid, putting it in the correspondingly numbered square. The result, when you read the finished diagram from left to right: a thought-provoking quotation. To find out who wrote it and where it’s from, just look at the first letters of the answer words. The featured luminaries include Muhammad Ali, Erma Bombeck, Joyce Maynard, Jerry Seinfeld, and Mark Twain.
A huge collection of crossword puzzles at a great price. Test your knowledge of trivia, history, pop culture, vocabulary, and literature, and see if you can decipher clever clues, playful puns, and tricky twists. You’ll need to keep historical context in mind when you try your hand at a selection of classics from the 1950s and 1960s. Test your mettle against contemporary champions with puzzles that were worked out under tournament conditions by three top solvers. See if you’re championship caliber by comparing your times with theirs—although just finishing these puzzles is an accomplishment of which to be proud. Exercise your mind with theme puzzles created by some of the most talented crossword constructors around. A soft cover and spiral binding make it easy to settle in with your chosen puzzle, and all solutions are included.
Mary Engelbreit knows that many of our dearest childhood memories are linked to Christmastime. Now, those memories, illustrated by one of America's favorite artists, are gathered in this Big Book of Santa. This special edition contains Mary's favorite Santa works of art. You don't have to be a child to appreciate the magic of Christmas. By recalling the joy and innocence of children, the excitement and activity of the preparations, and the true meaning of the season, Mary Engelbreit's art captures that we all hold dear.
A collection of quick-and-simple cookie recipes is tailored to families and provides for a range of needs, from birthday parties and bad weather activities to bake sales and gifts, in a hands-free volume that includes numerous options for classic, bar, and candy cookies.
Make all your Christmases bright with this fabulous collection of quick-to-complete cross stitch projects. There are over 250 merry projects from which to choose, featuring ornaments, fashions, home accents, and gifts.