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How do you keep kids from gnawing off the table legs while they wait for meals? Easy! You feed their brains. Each tear-off sheet in this 36-page placemat pad is filled with brain-building activities: puzzles, mazes, brainteasers, jokes, quotes, weird facts, tabletop experiments, and noodle-while-you-doodle activities. Engineered to turn young eaters into readers and perfect for feeding young brains in classrooms, too! Each placemat pad has its own wacky theme, including the Asteroid Puzzler, Moon Codes Brain Noodler, Zero-Gravity Raisin Dance, Nuclear Anagrams, Alien Sudoku, and The (Almost) Unbelievable Story of a Pancake-Cooking Alien! Each placemat also includes jokes, fascinating factoids, and quotes guaranteed to amaze and annoy table companions of all ages.
Patrick Merrell is a cartoonist, professional puzzle maker, and author of over 250 books, including 50 puzzle books. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times crossword, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and the World Puzzle Championship. Six of his Times crosswords appear in Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles, the most of any puzzle constructor. Merrell’s other books include Bird Brainteaser, Fowl Play, Monster Mazes, and Spooky, Silly Halloween Puzzles. He lives in Mt. Vernon, New York. The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors based in Ashland, OR, and San Diego.