Sunday, July 20, 2014

Need Summer Boredom Busters? Try National Geographic Kids Books!

Welcome to the Summer Heat Giveaway Hop!
Hosted by Planet Weidknecht and LeahSay's Views and joined by several amazing bloggers including The Mommy Island!
Have your kids been coming to you saying they're bored? Do they need something to do inside to cool down before going back out in the heat? We've got the perfect cure for they're boredom! National Geographic Kids has created some fun interactive books to keep them entertained this Summer. Learn more about these engaging books and enter our giveaway below! 

National Geographic Kids Sticker Activity Books bring National Geographic Kids signature content to a sticker and activity book format and feature mazes, spelling and pattern games and drawing activities.  The Amazing Pets Sticker Activity Book features animals that kids can't get enough of like dogs, cats, lizards, hamsters, bunnies, and birds, to name a few, while the Super Space Sticker Activity Book is  chock-full of stars, planets, comets, aliens and everything out of this world. Oh my goodness how I loved stickers when I was a kid! Actually, I still love stickers..these books are awesome! 

Since every kid loves to imagine themselves in an adventure...
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-In series lets kids tell and star in their very own story.   Combining National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful, laugh-out-loud pages, these engaging, entertaining and educational books challenges kids to think about words in creative ways, and write their own wild and wacky stories.
Funny Fill-In:  My Dinosaur Adventure -- You've just been transported back in time— to the land of the dinosaurs! 
Funny Fill-In:  My Pirate Adventure  -- You've just been captured by pirates! 
Funny Fill-In: My Medieval Adventure -- On a family trip to the Renaissance Fair, you meet a wizard who send you back to the Middle Ages! 
My Funny Fill-In: My Pet Adventure -- You've just been assigned to watch over the family pet resort, kennel, and animal hospital! 

I remember having some books like these when I was a kid and I loved coming up with the wackiest stories to read aloud to my family. Looking back it was a great way for me to use my writing skills and was the beginning stages of speaking in front an audience. 
Quiz Whiz 3: 1,000 Super Fun Mind-Bending Totally Awesome Trivia Questions is packed with fantastic photos, themed quizzes, true-and-false questions, photo-driven quizzes, and includes questions about animals, weather, countries, and lots more. Kids will have a blast quizzing themselves and their families on tons of fun trivia! 


Enter The Summer Boredom Busters Giveaway From National Geographic Kids! 
One lucky reader will receive this amazing prize pack! (ARV$44) Open to readers in the US, 18 years and older. Open for entry from 7/21-7/31 at 11:59pm EST. The Mommy Island is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Use the rafflecopter below to enter. Good Luck!
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From July 21-21, 2014,
you can visit all the blogs on the linky list below and enter to win all their prizes!
Good luck!

My prize is: National Geographic Kid's Books! 





49 comments:

  1. I love to build forts with the kids and make fun treats like popsicles.Beats the heat and we all have fun!

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  2. Building a fort out of blankets! It keeps my kids entertained for hours!

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  3. I like to hang out at the library or the coffee shop with a good book

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  4. We go to the park or go to the swimming pool.

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  5. Going down Town and Shopping is how I combat Summer days!

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  6. My cure for boredom is a family bike ride.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  7. Setup the water slide/bouncer

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  8. We love to take our dogs camping with us.

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  9. We like to go fishing at the lake or go to the beach
    marypopmom (at) yahoo (dot) com
    Merry

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  10. We get in the pool or creek when it's really hot out ,

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  11. I keep busy by reading, doing jigsaw puzzles and watching my fav tv series.

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  12. doing crafts with the kids, or taking them to the beach

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  13. I like to go to the local pool and take the kids swimming with their friends.

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  14. My cure for myself is to take a shower, then go lay down for a nap :)

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  15. Going to the pool and wearing my kids out there

    lemonzest12 at hotmail dot com

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  16. I like to read or go for a long walk.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  17. Playing a game with the kids or doing crafts

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  18. whenever anyone is boreed I pull out the playdoh!

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  19. Swimming! Or hitting the lake to catch some fish!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  20. We like to go swimming...when raining or too hot, card games are fun.
    savewish@yahoo.com

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  21. Watching a good movie or finding a project to tackle around the house

    nathansmommy619(At)aol(dot)com

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  22. I like to read or take my dog for a walk.

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  23. My favorite cure is listening to a good audio book.

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  24. The best cure I have is playing in the water in the backyard, kiddie pools, sprinklers, waterslides, etc. They are all fun, take a lot of time, and tire the kids out as a big bonus!

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  25. Take a walk around the neigborhood. Go swimming, Go to the library. Watch an old movie.

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  26. Going somewhere where there is water, water sponge fights, water ballon fights, swimming pools neighborhood sprinkles and lots of people and fun, thank you

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  27. My favorite cure---sending the kids outside with something random like a spray bottle or a hula hoop.

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  28. i like to eat popsicles on the porch

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  29. We have been doing a lot of crafts!

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  30. Crafts, playing outside, water fights, board games anything to keep them occupied!

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  31. sitting under the shade tree reading and watching the kids play

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  32. What is your favorite cure for boredom during the dog days of Summer? Well, I'm a reader. I pull out my Kindle and read whatever interests me that week.

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  33. For boredom, we go to the zoo.

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  34. read or watch a movie - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  35. I cure boredom by reading playing games and surfing the internet

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  36. Netflix, reading a book, or playing with my dogs. :)

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  37. Reading or watching my favorite TV shows/movie.
    Thanks :)

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  38. I love to play Mahjong. I can sit and play for a long time, or just spend 5 minutes (or less depending on the level).

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  39. Spending hours with the kids at a book store. Time goes by fast. So much fun ♥

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  40. My favorite cure is to go the park and then the public pool.
    heymissvirginia at embarqmail dot com

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  41. I spend time reading a good book.

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  42. I like to read in doors out of the sun.

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  43. I like to play in the water. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  44. When we're bored, we'll play board games or go swimming.

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  45. Fave cure for what? I am never bored, I love to read! This summer I'm reading "Middlemarch," and loving it!

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