"The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 5" features fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment. Kids can't put it down, parents can't wait to pick it up, teachers give it high marks. Created for kids ages 8 and up, this brand new edition in the biannual series includes chapters on astronomy with moon tales and trivia; telling time by the stars; a visit to Venus; calendar: unusual celebrations for every month (Limerick Day, Happy Cat Month, National Chemistry Week), with related activities to try anytime; weather: what happens in a hurricane, a buganado blitz and other weird weather; a chilling peek at the South Pole; food: the a-peel (get it?) and quirky uses of bananas (Sri Lankans use the stems to make shoe soles); a twisted history of pretzels; nature - the world is alive with swamp creatures, howling wolves, cockroaches, and reindeer—oh, my!; In the Garden: advice for a fairytale garden of cabbages, pumpkins, and beans; a salsa princess; ideas for hosting a garden party; On the Farm: everything you didn't know about oats; quacky facts about ducks; Pennsylvania Dutch "sign language"; sports: Old Home Day games; kids who joined the circus; how to get the knack of the hacky sack; ways to walk. Pages: 192. Publication Date: 09/03/2013. Made in USA.
- Educating entertainment for kids kids ages 8 and up
- Features fascinating stories, fun facts, and hands-on activities
- Topics include astronomy, calendar, weather, nature, gardening, farming, and sports
- 192 fact-filled pages
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