Summer is upon us and the kids may be climbing the walls with boredom. Parents are climbing their own walls as they run out of ideas to keep their kids occupied.
Enter books by Joost Elffers. His clever books include Play With Your Food, Dog Food, How Are You Peeling?, Fast Food, and Food Play, and are filled with ideas for fun and creative animals and creatures to create from fruits and vegetables found in your refrigerator. Each creature is embellished with nuts, seeds, dried beans, stems, and other items from nature that are readily available.
Kids, parents, and grandparents will have fun creating their own menagerie and are sure to come up with their own creative ideas. Check out a few examples from his books.