The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Volume 2

Yankee Publishing Inc. recently sent along this press release announcing The Old Farmer’s Almanac For Kids, Volume 2 has been published.

Although it is the perfect size to tuck into a stocking, The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Volume 2, is a huge treasure chest of quirky facts, fun, and activities that will entertain children for hours on end.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids is an innovative way to encourage reading and learning. This 192-page, full-color publication will have children spouting trivia and sharing newfound knowledge with family and friends this holiday season.

In The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Volume 2, kids will find

A Magic Trick – Learn a card trick that will amaze. Weather Predicting Hints – Animal behavior can be telling… Calendar Info – Celebrate Boxing Day this year! Food Fun – Make a “dirt” cake (actually, pudding and cookies in a clean flower pot) and learn about apple oddities and the history of ice cream. Healthy ideas – Answers to how a good night’s sleep affects your weight and all about jumping rope. (Ancient Egyptians even did it!)

“When young folks are stuck inside this winter, The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids can be the perfect alternative to the television,” says Janice Stillman, editor. “The best part is that many adults enjoy reading this book as much as their kids do!”

At Almanac4kids.com, kids, parents, and teachers can further explore the topics in the book with a FREE 11-chapter Activity Guide that is chock-full of entertaining and educational projects that correspond to the articles in the Almanac for Kids. This instructional companion will help children to keep learning-and loving it!

While on the Web site, kids can also send e-cards to family and friends, cast a vote in weekly polls, and watch (via Web cam) the weather and what’s happening in Dublin, New Hampshire, the home of The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids.

As soon as I clicked on the above link to their website I remembered what great resources they offer. They tell you about some of them in the press release below, but you will want to visit to check out this month’s night sky, find out who else in history shares your birthday and more.

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