Make a Chinese dragon out of an old sheet, create a magician's potion to astound your friends, design and decorate your own party invitations or build a dinosaur out of chicken bones. These are just a few of the many zany and totally fun ideas in The Anti Boredom Book, written by the editors of the award winning Owl and Chickadee magazines (the people who know how to spell F U N!) Dazzling magic tricks, innovative crafts, entertaining puzzles, great games, fascinating facts and tasty treats abound in this entertaining collection. A perfect solution to the ever present complaint that 'there's nothing to do,' The Anti Boredom Book has four action packed sections: Party Fun Make a no bake cheesecake, create a festive pi ata, learn some fun new party games and discover some great gift ideas, too. Outdoor Fun Teach yourself to juggle, make a twister kite, host your own backyard Olympics or create some highly fashionable newspaper sandals. Magic Fun Amaze and astound your friends with the Know it all Box and the Disappearing Penny Trick, bake a Fantastic Fortune Cake, learn to ghost write and learn stupendous magician's tricks. Kitchen Fun Make a volcano erupt on your kitchen table, walk around on homemade stilts, make all sorts of tasty treats from pretzels to a really cool watermelon ice cream cake. Packed with great full color photographs, detailed instructions, trivia and much more, The Anti Boredom Book is perfect for a rainy day at home. It also makes a great resource guide for camp counselors, scout or guide leaders, teachers or anyone who's looking for upbeat and fun ideas for kids.