101 Secrets A Good Dad Knows

101 Secrets A Good Dad Knows

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Thomas Nelson
Each of the 101 secrets in this wonderful gift book is explained in short descriptions accompanied by a drawing and a fact or tip. Many of these skills involve a simple secret to do them successfully.

Dads have a special way of relating to children. They tend to rough-house andtease children more than moms do. It is usually a father who teaches a child howto shoot a free throw, catch a frog, or fix a broken bicycle chain. Knowing howto do these things raises a child's self-esteem, increases self-confidence, andfosters self-reliance because they expand a child's ability to cope with andunderstand the world.

Each of the 101 secrets in this wonderful gift book is explained in shortdescriptions accompanied by a drawing and a fact or tip. Many of theseskills involve a simple secret to do them successfully. Knowing these secretswill enable any dad to look like a hero to his children.

Included are instructions for...

  • How to fly a kite
  • How to find the north star
  • How to skip a rock
  • How to make a paper airplane
  • How to tie a necktie
  • How to change a spark plug
  • How to carve a whistle
  • How to bait a hook
  • How to pitch a tent
  • How to identify five icky things under a rock
  • Which properties to buy in Monopoly
  • How to tell how tall a tree is
  • How to whistle with a blade of grass
  • How to photograph lightning

"The perfect gift for any father, grandfather, or mother who wants to teach children skills that will increase self confidence, raise self-esteem, and foster self-reliance." -Nashville Lifestyles



Baker & Taylor
Shows how fathers can build self-confidence, self-reliance, and self-esteem in children by teaching skills such as choosing puppies, identifying rocks, throwing a baseball, and using tools.

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press, c2000
ISBN: 9781558537194
1558537198
Characteristics: 239 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Browder, Sue

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