Preschool Activity Books
1. I Spy Treasure Hunt: A Book of Picture Riddles (I Spy Books) by Walter Wick, Jean Marzollo, Hardcover: 36 pages Publisher: Scholastic
Can you spy "a tortoise, a hare, a tea bag, a key/ a clock, and a flag on a house in a tree"? Children will love to pursue the mystery of the pirate's hidden treasure, narrowing their search with every delightfully cluttered page. Looking for an additional challenge? Try the extra-credit riddles. For the inspired reader, it also includes pages on how to create I Spy riddles and pictures. ( Ages 3 to 8 ) - Emilie Coulter.
2. I Spy Fun House: A Book of Picture Riddles by Jean Marzollo, Walter Wick (Photographer); Hardcover: 33 pages, Publisher: Cartwheel Books
Another in the popular "I Spy" series, this entry features the same high-quality photography, clever design, and rhyming riddles found in the two previous books. Additional challenging riddles are printed at the end of the book. Ages 3-8. Excellent.
3. The Preschooler's Busy Book by Trish Kuffner, Paperback: 408 pages, Publisher: Meadowbrook Press
This book contains 365 activities (one for each day of the year) for three- to six-year-olds using things found around the home. It shows parents and day-care providers how to: Make your own paints, playdough, craft clays, glue, paste, and other arts and crafts supplies; Prevent boredom during even the longest stretches of indoor weather with ideas for indoor play, kitchen activities, and arts and crafts projects; Stimulate a child's natural curiosity with fun reading, math, and science activities; Encourage a child's physical, mental, and emotional growth with ideas for music, dance, drama, and outdoor play; Celebrate holidays and other occasions; Keep children occupied during long or cross-town trips.
4. Hello Kitty's House & Garden : Reusable Sticker Book (Hello Kitty) by Jean Hirashima; Hardcover: 10 pages, Publisher: Harry N Abrams
Now children can help their friend Hello Kitty make cookies in the kitchen, play dress-up, redecorate her bedroom, dance and twirl in the family room, or host a tea party in the garden. Then it's time to remove all the stickers and try something new! With 194 reusable stickers and five settings, plus sweet, simple text, Hello Kitty's House and Garden provides hours of fun and makes a delightful addition to any collection.