The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 4 (Paperback)

By Old Farmer Almanac (Editor)

Yankee Publishing, Inc., 9781571985545, 192pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2011



Created for kids ages 8 and up, this full-color, fact-filled book features fascinating stories and fun projects that will keep kids entertained for hours and learning all the while.
Volume 4 will amuse kids with facts, features, and activities such as
Calendar: famous 13ths of the month; Halloween history, snacks, and decoration ideas; Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa firsts
Astronomy: wild tales of meteorites, wonders of the night sky, the search for aliens
Weather: wacky ways to predict the weather; profiles of the thermometer men, Celsius and Fahrenheit; cold facts; weird winds
Gardening: history, folklore, and how-to-grow for peas, tomatoes, alligator pears (avocados ), and a cucumber in a bottle
Crafts: twelve easy projects to foster kids creativity and fun
Nature: how leaves change color, advice on poison ivy, all about grasshoppers and birds