Unbored Adventure 70 Seriously Fun Activities for Kids and Their Families by Joshua Glenn, Elizabeth Foy Larsen


Unbored Adventure 70 Seriously Fun Activities for Kids and Their Families by Joshua Glenn, Elizabeth Foy Larsen

UNBORED Adventure has all the smarts, innovation, and free-wheeling spirit of the original UNBORED and its 2014 spinoff, UNBORED Games, but with a fresh focus on encouraging kids to break out of their techno-passivity and explore the world around them--whether that's a backyard, a downtown, or a forest. Combining old-fashioned favorites with today's high-tech possibilities, the book offers a goldmine of creative, constructive activities that kids can do on their own or with their families. From camouflage techniques, survival skills, and cloudspotting advice to instructions on how to build an upcycled kite or raft, to using apps to navigate and explore, it's all here--along with comics that dive into the secret history of everything from bicycling to women explorers. A fun corrective to our over-anxious parenting culture, UNBORED Adventure encourages kids to become more independent and resilient, to solve problems and ask questions, and to engage with both their community and natural environment. The original UNBORED is already a much beloved, distinctly contemporary family brand. Along with UNBORED Games, UNBORED Adventure extends the franchise in a handy, flexibound format so that the whole family can enjoy themselves indoors, outdoors, online, and offline. *Los Angeles Magazine


An old-fashioned child's activity book for a modern Gen-X parented family. The New York Times on UNBORED If you can't find an exciting activity to do in this book, there might be something wrong with you. Sports Illustrated Kids on UNBORED This book busts boredom ... You may never hear those dreaded words again. Family Fun on UNBORED

About the Author

Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen are the authors of UNBORED: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun and UNBORED Games: Serious Fun for Everyone. Josh is editor of the website HiLobrow and coauthor and coeditor of several books. Elizabeth's stories on children and families have appeared in the New York Times, Slate, Parents, and elsewhere.

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176 pages


Joshua Glenn, Elizabeth Foy Larsen
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Publication date

17th December 2015



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