My love of winter isolation has inspired me to share some activity pages from a wonderful 1941 children's book, Creative "Make and Do" Activities - Series One." Think of a time before television, when the fireplace and wood stove were likely the main sources of heat in the house, and urbanization was just beginning across the Canadian heartland. The Great Depression had just ended and World War II was being fought across the pond.
Books like these were the activity kits of their time.
Aren't the fonts wonderful!
I love the fine detail in this activity. Imagine trying to cut out all those little shapes as a child - I think this would be a tough one for me now!
I have included large copies on my flickr page, if you're interested in printing these out to try with the little ones in your life.