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