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Friday 23 March 2018

Review: Make and Play: Easter

Decorating, singing, crafts and cooking activities are not just activities for Christmas. Joey Chou's activity book Make and Play: Easter is full of fun that will help bring delight to little ones as Easter approaches.

There are 25 colourful press-out play figures that are very easy to slot together. Chou suggests that readers use the play pieces to decorate their house, creating an Easter scene.

Make and Play: Easter contains a few classic songs that feature lambs and hot cross buns. It also  includes activities to help readers to make an Easter tree and suggestions for how to decorate hard-boiled eggs or a bonnet using a straw hat.

The traditional spring time themes of growth and new life are present in this book featuring: eggs, chickens, rabbits and baby lambs. To assist with the Easter celebration, Chou has added recipes for an egg shaped biscuit and butterfly patty cakes. Both recipes are easy to follow, with ingredients that are available at any grocery shop. The book does remind children that they will need help from an adult to make and bake the sweets.

The range of Easter activities in Make and Play: Easter will help keep children entertained during the week before Easter.

Title: Make and Play Easter
Author/Illustrator: Joey Chou
Publisher: Nosy Crow, $14.99
Publication Date: 29 January 2018
Format: Board Book
ISBN: 9781788000833
For ages: 4+
Type: Activity Books