Subtitled ""A Stupendous Collection of Ideas, Games, Experiments, Activities, and Recommendations for Further Exploration,"" this is a gold mine for elementary school teachers--new and experienced--and a boon for parents on the lookout for constructive diversions. For each of the major curriculum areas, the authors have selected imaginative ideas from a variety of sources--curriculum planners (ESS, EDC, SEE), noted teachers (Kohl, Charbonneau), children's books (Selsam, Wilder), even highly admired British contributors (Biggs, Dean, the Nuffield Foundation). Gathered into classroom units on animals, computation, magnetism, etc., they are open-ended, require free or relatively inexpensive equipment/materials, and provide consistently creative opportunities for young children. All this plus advice on making and arranging furniture and nifty illustrations. An industrious original--a must for school libraries.