From making a monster mask to going on a bike photo safari, 365 Smart Afterschool Activities will let kids' imaginations soar with terrifically fun things to do during those valuable afterschool hours and beyond.
365 Smart Afterschool Activities is perfect for parents, teachers, grandparents, babysitters and youth leaders. Illustrated by children, a terrific variety of adventures await you, including activities for: • Crafts • Dance and movement • Drama • Games • Hobbies • Nature • Self-Esteem • Writing
“Engaging and fun-filled activities that are sure to keep kids playing, imagining and creating all year long!”—Brenda Pilson, Creative Classroom magazine
Sheila Ellison is the dedicated mother of four children and the stepmother of two. She is the creator and author of the 365 Series of parenting books, including 365 Games Babies Play, 365 Days of Creative Play, 365 Afterschool Activities, 365 Foods Kids Love to Eat, and 365 Ways to Raise Great Kids. She has appeared on Oprah, the Later Today Show, and the CBS Early Show. Her books have been featured in O Magazine, Parenting, Family Circle, Glamour, Complete Woman, Healthy Kids Magazine, New York Daily News, and San Francisco Chronicle, and have been selections of the Children's Book-of-the-Month Club. Sheila has appeared on hundreds of radio shows across the country. She continues to write and lives in Northern California.
Dr. Judith Gray is internationally known as an author, teacher, leader in dance research and speaker on future trends in education and dance. A former executive director of the Girl's Club of Tucson, Dr. Gray has been an educator at both the high school and university level. A mother of four, she is currently helping to develop a state-of-the-art high school in the Everett School District, Washington, and is on the Antioch University teaching faculty. Dr. Gray is also coauthor of 365 Food Kids Love to Eat and 365 Days of Creative Play.