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Busy bags kids will love : make-ahead activity kits for a happy preschooler and stress-free parent / Sara McClure.

McClure, Sara, (author.).

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Lancaster - Kershaw Branch 745.5 MCC (Text) 30553103369304 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781612436678
  • ISBN: 1612436676
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : color photographs ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Ulysses Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Math -- Literacy -- Fine motor skills -- Just for fun.
Summary, etc.:
"Busy bags are activities for children to play with that have been made ahead of time... Items in busy bags can range from those meant for educational concepts to things placed there just for fun...Busy bags are self-contained, almost like a kit of activities. .." (From Introduction). More than fifty activities are listed. Math-related activities include sticker clip cards and kite bow counting. Literacy-related activities include name puzzles and ABC sticker puzzles. Fine motor skills activities include photo book tracing and shoe tying practice board. Just for fun activities include Build a robot and Popsicle stick highway.
Subject: Handicraft for children > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Creative activities and seat work > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Crafts & hobbies.
Crafts for children.

Sara McClure is a mom and certified teacher with experience in early childhood education. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Child and Family Studies with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education for grades preK-4 and a master’s degree in Urban Education. After five years of classroom teaching she transitioned to homeschooling her two boys. To save her sanity, she uses busy bags to keep her younger son entertained while she teaches the older son. She is the blogger at where she shares meaningful learning activities for kids, recipes, and a peek into her homeschooling life.

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