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Find plenty of exciting ways for your children to explore the world around them. This book will inspire the whole household to embrace a little danger. Learn More
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01Lick a 9-volt Battery 02Play in a Hailstorm 03Master the Perfect Somersault 04Kiss Hello Like the French 05Stick Your Hand out the Window 06Drive a Nail 07Drive a Car 08Throw a Spear 09Make a Bomb in a Bag 10Play with the Vacuum Cleaner 11Throw Rocks 12Play with Dry Ice 13Boil Water in a Paper Cup 14Put Strange Stuff in the Microwave 15Throw Things from a Moving Car 16Drop from High Places 17Burn Things with a Magnifying Glass 18Walk Home from School 19Stand on the Roof 20Squash Pennies on a Railroad Track 21Spend an Hour Blindfolded 22Bend Steel 23Break Glass 24Construct Your Own Flying Machine 25Look at the Sun 26Learn Dramatic Sword Fighting 27Make a Slingshot 28Climb a Tree 29Perform on the Street 30Dam up a Creek 31Go Underground 32Change a Tire 33Dive in a Dumpster 34Deconstruct an Appliance 35Go to the Dump 36Poison Your Friends 37Fly Your Homemade Kite in a Gale 38Learn Tightrope Walking 39Cook Something in the Dishwasher 40Find a Beehive 41Cross Town on Public Transit 42Break the Recipe Rule Book 43Whittle 44Make a Rope Swing 45Play with Fire 46Super Glue Your Fingers Together 47Melt Glass 48Explode a Bottle in the Freezer 49Sleep in the Wild 50Your Project