Enter for a chance to win a set of three Game On! Awesome Activities for Kids books!
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A copy of Game On! Awesome Activities for Clever Kids
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A copy of Game On! USA: Awesome Activities for Clever Kids
The giveaway begins May 31, 2021, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends June 30, 2021, at 11:59 P.M. MT.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Game On! USA: Awesome Activities for Clever Kids
Written by Patrick Merrell
Ages 8-12 | 144 Pages
Publisher: Dover Publications | ISBN-13: 978-0486841854
Publisher’s Synopsis: The newest Game On! Awesome Activities for Clever Kids title, this activity book has dozens of new and challenging brain games for ages 8 to 12. More than 100 colorful puzzles feature the excitement and adventure of the United States, including crosswords, secret codes, word scrambles, spot the differences, mazes, and much more. It’s the perfect book for at home or on the go, and the fun starts with just a pencil — no electricity or batteries needed! Complete solutions appear at the end of the book.
Looking for something to keep in the car (or have around the house) for those times when the kids get bored? Maybe you should try Game On! USA with 120 pages of puzzles and games all about the United States. There are crossword puzzles about the Statue of Liberty, word searches about NASA, coded messages about George Washington and so much more. Youngsters will learn about historical figures and events while entertaining themselves with all the mazes, spot the difference challenges, and word games of all sorts.
Besides picking up some cool facts about the U.S. these puzzles also use skills like alphabetical order, following directions, and attention to detail - things that transfer well into other activities (including school work). There are also some games that need two players and provide the opportunity for cooperation and good sportsmanship. Whether you are setting out on a road trip or looking for some quiet play options to keep on hand for rainy days at home, check out the Game On! series.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Patrick Merrell is a professional puzzlemaker, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, and graphic designer. He’s one of MAD magazine’s “Usual Gang of Idiots.” He’s created over 250 books, including 75 puzzle books, and written 81 crosswords for The New York Times (including 19 Sundays). Six of his Times crosswords appear in Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles, the most of any constructor. From 2009 to 2011, he wrote for Wordplay, the daily online crossword column for The New York Times. He’s also created puzzles for the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, People, Sports Illustrated, MAD, National Wildlife Foundation, Crayola, Scholastic, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, the World Puzzle Championship, and many, many others.
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