art a fair These books are generally fairly short, usually under 100 pages, as well as the fast pace and short chapters make sure they are really quick reads. They are also very funny, exciting, and (shhhhh!!!!!) actually quite educational, as most take place in different historical periods of time. Author Jon Scieszka, an old teacher, says he thoroughly researches each setting to get them to as historically accurate as you can, but how's that for education at its most painless ' and many fun. Give each student a red paper nose and possess them write their name about it. Then put some double-sided tape for the back from the nose. Blindfold each child one-by-one, spin them a couple of times, and after that allow them to go in the direction in the poster board. The student who places the nose nearest to the correct location wins.