Wilhelm Van Gloeden lPite it s undeniable versatility there is simply aimit to the number of things that can be done with a stick I would perhaps encourage the authors to branch out into a Samotny rejs OPTY larger subject next time andeaf the stick games to one s imagination Trunk Full of simple wonderful ideasI ve often recommended it Everything you can think of to do with a stick Perhaps the best example of a stocking filler I received this year this highly "Entertaining Book Caused Many A " book caused many a on Christmas Day This book "does exactly what it says on the tin In short it ists "exactly what it says on the tin In short it ists that can be completed with sticks it is worth noting at this stage that at times other items are reuired I will confess to being a Omega Beloved - Reimagined little baffled at the outset wondering how it was possible to fill an entire book with such aimited subject Just sticks No twigs branches or boughs Surely Schofield and Danks are scraping the barrel at some stage "I remember musing to myself How wrong I was It would be "remember musing to myself How wrong I was It would be to attempt to convey the depth and variety of activities within this book so I will just The Nalco Guide to Boiler Failure Analysis list a couple of my favorites out of the 70 stick projects chronicled in this tome Project 16 make stick charactersProject 17 make stick an. All purpose free it offersimitless opportunities for outdoor play and adventure and it provides a starting point for an active imagination and the raw material for transformation into almost anything As New York's Strong National Museum of Play pointd out when they selected a stick for inclusion in their National Toy Hall All the stars I "Love Books And I "books and I sticks so this was a natural pick for me In fact I wish I had written it and I wish I owned it and I wish I had found it years ago when I still had my stick collection I oved browsing through this book with my kids It spurred them on to so many ideas It is a bit colder outside now but once we get some warm days again I want to take an afternoon outside and create some of the projects we found I know my 10 year old wants to make a fort We have a small section of woods so sticks shouldn t be hard to come by I Weeds Among the Wheat Discernment Where Prayer and Action Meet love the idea of making a mini village with sticks and usingittle figures to run through it I remember seeing something ike that at a museum once and it was so creativeThis is a beautiful book rich in imagination and ideasI received a copy of it in exchange for an honest review Underwhelming Not To Sound Like Not to sound ike old stick in the mud but I felt there wasn t much imagination expended in coming up with these ideas It seems that having isted the dozen half decent ideas the authors twigged that this wasn t enough so started rehashing the ideas under a different name Why it reuired two of them is beyond me The root of the problem is that des. “while many projects have tangible payoffs a sun clock musical percussion sticks magic wands and charcoal pencils pleased both the boy and me each project seldom reuires than a page of description even when providing actual earning opportunities within the fun” Dallas NewsThe stick is a universal toy Totally natural. ,
REVIEW The Stick Book,
ImalsProject 20 make hobby animalsProject 24 make fish sticksplease note that none of these are even remotely the same thing and reuire completely different instructions Project 43 throw a stick for a dog this one does reuire some pretty close reading of the instructions It took me several attempts to master itProject 56 play percussion sticks hit things with sticks is another name for this one I came up withAnd my personal favoriteProject 47 invent your own stick "GameI Can T Stress Enough "can t stress enough inadeuate these highlights are at demonstrating the variety and depth of this book It could easily keep several people occupied for minutes and I mean that sincerely Without a doubt the best book on sticks and their uses I received this Christmas period55 would recommend to all parental supervision is reuired on some projects Lockdown has turned me into a nursery "teacher so I can t wait to use some of these ideas when "so I can t wait to use some of these ideas when go and attempt to teach 2 year olds "this was a okay book alright i know this is not " was a okay book alright i know this is not novel but i just had to review this i got this on sale at this Lest Darkness Fall and Related Stories local book store Now this book was nice but most of the crafts seemed tricky to me i m not sure if this is worth the money sigh. F Fame 'It can be a Wild West horse a medieval knight's sword a boat on a stream or a slingshot with a rubber band ' In this book Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield offer masses of suggestions for things to do with a stick in the way of adventures and bushcraft creative and imaginative play games woodcraft and conservation music an.