With Covid restrictions, we have a lot more free time at home. We are all adjusting and coping with the temporary stipulations imposed on us, and making the best of it. On the bright side, this situation opens the door for us to explore or revisit some enriching activities kids and adults can enjoy in the comfort of their home. A lot of kids and adults love to absorb their time in video games that can become addictive. Their creative interests can wane, their brains can become lazy, their imagination may plummet and their ability to learn can suffer. Having simple yet engaging and enriching activities for the whole family to do at home, can improve a lot of their learning skills and spark their imagination.
Sometimes kids and adults need reminders that there are non-electronic things they can do that will enhance their lives. They forgot the joy of picking up a book and reading or sitting down and putting a puzzle together. Both activities can be fun and fulfilling if kids give them a chance. Adding some interesting new titles and puzzles to your home library may be just what the whole family needs.
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice is a well-loved novel written by Jane Austen in 1813. It’s been made into a movie several times because we never seem to get tired of Dr. Darcy, Elizabeth, and the enchanting storyline. Pride and Prejudice was recently released in a deluxe version that includes replicas of 19 endearing letters written by various characters within the story.
Each letter is placed in a Glassine pocket and situated in the right place in the storyline. The letters are written on aged paper with a whimsical and decorative font indicative of the era. And as you sink into the story, you can pull out the letters and be privy to their intimate messages and correspondence. They add more depth and meaning to the story and you feel like you are part of the scene experiencing that very moment. It’s one of the most beautiful versions of the story I’ve seen and it will capture the attention of all readers.
The Disney Princess
The Disney Princess, A Celebration of Art & Creativity is a visual aid that features many of the beautiful princesses that have enchanted audiences for decades. Inside you’ll get the scoop behind the creations of these princesses. You’ll learn the history behind each one, how personalities were created, and their destinies. Each one is a heroine in her own right and readers, young and old love that. Featured are twelve of our favorite Disney princesses.
- Snow White
You’ll meet some of the artists and see some of the spectacular behind-the-scenes Illustrations, photos, and never-before-seen concept art from the archive. Included are over 200 colorful illustrations, photos, and graphics that have collectively created some of the most beloved animated characters in history. secret code: dwarfs.
We love to read stories that start with ‘Once upon a time’ and wicked stepmothers, evil sisters, fairy godmothers, fairies, handsome princes, magic, enchantment, spells, castles, kings, queens and innocent characters that find the strength to fight evil. This book is filled with all of the above and more!
Main Street Puzzle
The Main Street Puzzle is a fresh winter scene of people going about their business in a busy village street. It comes with 1000 pieces and an image of the cover, so you’ll enjoy hours and hours of enriching puzzle fun. It’s nice to have a puzzle set up so you can go back to it time and time until it’s complete. Puzzles are great for the whole family. Kids and seniors can improve their memory and problem-solving skills. Puzzles are also good for lowering stress and enhancing your mood.
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