The Daring Book for Girls is the manual for everything that girls need to know—and that doesn't mean sewing buttonholes! Whether it's female heroes in history, secret note-passing skills, science projects, friendship bracelets, double dutch, cats cradle, the perfect cartwheel or the eternal mystery of what boys are thinking, this book has it all. But it's not just a guide to giggling at sleepovers—although that's included, of course! Whether readers consider themselves tomboys, girly-girls, or a little bit of both, this book is every girl's invitation to adventure.
Building a campfire -- Campfire songs -- Coolest paper airplane ever -- Abigail Adams' letters with John Adams -- Clubhouses and forts -- Daisy chains and ivy crowns -- God's eyes / Ojos de Dios -- Writing letters -- Reading tide charts -- Making a Seine net -- Women spies -- How to be a spy -- Climbing -- Lemonade stand -- How to paddle a canoe -- The ultimate scooter -- Bird watching -- Modern women leaders -- Math tricks -- Words to impress -- Tree swing -- Yoga: sun salutation -- Three silly pranks -- What is the Bill of Rights? -- The three sisters -- Peach pit rings -- First aid -- Roller skating -- Boys -- Robert's rules -- Watercolor painting on the go -- Making a peg board game -- Handclap games -- Finance: interest, stocks, and bonds -- Marco Polo and water polo -- How to negotiate a salary -- Public speaking -- Telling ghost stories -- How to change a tire -- Make your own quill pen -- Hiking -- Greek and Latin root words -- Paper flowers and capillary action -- Cootie catchers -- Jacks -- Picking who's it -- Japanese T-shirt folding -- States, statehood, capitals, flowers and trees--plus Canada! -- Make your own paper -- Books that will change your life -- Badges.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 17th March 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia