Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started.A complete compendium of traditional family activitiesCovers every event from boredom busters to beach gamesOffers plenty of cheap or free things to doClear instructions make it suitable for you to dip in and outTeach yourself Things to Do as a Family is your comprehensive guide to a wealth of traditional family activities ideal for anyone with children aged between 5-12. If you're worried about the time they spend on the computer or the lack of exercise in their lives, this book will help you not only to combat the cry of 'I'm bored!' but will also give you traditional pastimes and fun games for every occasion. It will offer tips and games for long car journeys, suggest things to do on special days, like Hallowe'en or at Easter; things to do on a rainy day; things to do on birthdays; and plans for the long summer holidays. From such traditional hobbies as making a cat's cradle to fun family party games like Beetle Drive and consequences, it also gives lots of things like recipes to make together and even gives you guidance on how to stage a play.