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A TOPPSTA REVIEW OF DK'S BRILLIANT BOREDOM BUSTING BOOKS

16th November 2018

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Our Toppsta reviewers Bella (age 7) and Leo (age 4) had a great time this half term with DK’s three boredom busting books – Unlock Your Imagination, Disney Ideas Book and LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book. Find out what their mum, Tanya, had to say about each book:

Disney Ideas Book
This is every Disney fan’s dream. It is packed full of ideas of things to make from all of the Disney movies. The pages are full of themes and easy instructions for what you need to do to make something. The best thing about this book is that we already had most of the items needed to make things! Great for keeping the kids entertained after watching a movie or even good for party ideas. 

LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book
If you have a little one who is Lego and Star Wars obsessed then this book is for you! Every page is crammed with characters and themes from Star Wars. The instructions are easy to follow as they are step by step but you do need to have the same shaped pieces to build the item. 

Unlock Your Imagination
I think this is our new go-to book for activities. Since we received the book we have used it every day. My kids loved the board games that are included (checkers/chess/snakes and ladders) and have now learnt how to play them. 

The book has over 250 activities that are laid out in a colourful manner. If you fancy making puppets, there’s a large section showing you how to make card/sock/spoon/finger/shadow puppets. There’s quizzes, slime making, obstacle courses and much more. I highly recommend this book for keeping the kids entertained as it really has entertained my two. 

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Disney Ideas Book: More than 100 Disney Crafts, Activities, and Games

The perfect gift for kids who love Disney and enjoy crafting. Let their imaginations run wild with more than 100 amazing Disney inspired arts and crafts, party games, puzzles, papercraft and many more fun and practical activities. With stunning photography and clear step-by-step instructions, the Disney Ideas Book guides you through each exciting project, from growing grass hair on Frozen trolls and creating The Lion King animal masks to crafting festive Micky Mouse hanging decorations and Winnie the Pooh party hats. Featuring family favourite characters from animation and live-action movies and TV, including Frozen, Toy Story, Moana, Inside Out and Cinderella.

(c) 2018 Disney/Pixar

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LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book: More than 200 Games, Activities, and Building Ideas

Find a galaxy full of LEGO (R) Star Wars (TM) ideas to build - from activities and art, games and challenges, to practical makes and your very own inventions!

LEGO (R) Star Wars (TM) Ideas Book features imaginative play and building ideas using your own LEGO brick collection, from LEGO projects that take just a few minutes, to builds to keep you occupied for hours. Set up a game of LEGO Star Wars skittles, create a pencil pot shaped like your favourite Sith or Jedi, build a fleet of tiny TIEs, design Darth Vader's family tree, and customise a podracer. Challenge a friend to take on a rathtar, mix up your minifigures, stage your favourite movie battle scene with LEGO Star Wars bricks - and much, much more!

LEGO (R) Star Wars (TM) Ideas Book is packed with a family friendly range of activities to inspire every LEGO Star Wars fan. What will you build?

(c) 2018 The LEGO Group. (c) & TM 2018 LUCASFILM LTD.

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Unlock Your Imagination: 250 Boredom Busters - Fun Ideas for Games, Crafts, and Challenges

This kids' book is packed with fun facts and rainy day activities: the perfect boredom buster for screen-free, on-the-go entertainment. Your child will be able to:

- Get creative and use their imagination - make disgusting and colourful slime, create their own TV show, and run a lemonade stand.

- Keep their hands busy with fun crafts and projects , from folding origami animals to building their own crazy golf course.

- Learn games to play alone or in a group, including capture the flag, 20 questions, and hopscotch.

- Train their brain with memory games and fun facts

Unlock your Imagination is packed with fun ideas. Take it wherever you go to keep bored kids busy and entertained. Whether it's a rainy day or a sunny afternoon you'll find plenty to make, play, and do.

Comes with a free double-sided board, counters and a press-out dice that can be used to play chess, draughts, and snakes and ladders.

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