Time at home is much more fun when it is shared. Whatever games and activities you dream up, they take on a whole new meaning when the whole family get involved. So whether it's the weekend, the holidays, or that precious free hour at the end of a busy day, here are more than 80 ideas for activities that will have everyone grinning from ear to ear. If you've got energy to burn, this book contains sports and games ideas to exercise both mind and muscles. If it's new toys you want, there are all sorts of ingenious and inexpensive playthings to make within these pages. If you need ideas for indoor fun, there's lots to do when it's raining outside. And if you want to sneak a little education into playtime, you'll even find a few facts hidden among the fun.
About the Author
Alison Maloney is a journalist and author whose books include The Grannies' Book, Things to Do With Mum and Strictly Come Dancing: The Official Annual 2008. As well as a long stint on The Sunday Post newspaper, she worked as a children's book editor for two years. Alison lives in Kent with her husband and two children. Christopher Stevens is a television critic, author, and journalist. He began working as a journalist in 1983 and currently holds the position of Daily Mail TV critic, writing daily reviews of the previous night's viewing from Monday to Friday. He has written 6 books and is the father of two teenage boys.