Elsie, an exclamation point, announces loudly that shes sure shell win the school Punctuation Bee. After all, an exclamation point has won the last three years. But Penny, a period, and her friend, Quentin, a question mark, decide to practice and practice. More than anything, Penny wants to beat Elsie, who brags way too much!
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
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Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
Originally touted as a tool to help kids stay calm and focused, the fidget spinner quickly took off as one of the most sought-after toys of the year. While your kids are probably very familiar with the standard spinners, these unique fidget spinners will catch their attention and make the perfect gift.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
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Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
Includes stories of some of the world's most influential and admired people, focusing on the subject's early education and trainin...g, challenges faced on the job, important mentors, and career achievements. These volumes present information on each subject read more
A d nde se ha ido el angelito de Molly? Tras una feliz celebraci n Navide a, Molly toma al ngel de la punta del rbol de Navidad y ...lo lleva a su habitaci n. Cuando despierta la ma ana siguiente, el ngel se ha ido D nde podr estar? Mientras busca por toda la casa, Molly aprende que los ngeles son m s que simples decoraciones bonitas que se ponen en el rbol de Navidad. Cu ndo aparecer su ngel? Aver gualo en Mi Peque o Mensajero." read more
After his father's sudden death, fourteen-year-old Eli Sutton begins hiking the Appalachian Trail, a dangerous trek on which he is... pursued by park rangers and spirits, to fulfill his dream of reaching Mount Katahdin and carving his initials on the same tree as his father and grandfather. read more
When she hears her grouchy elderly neighbor playing his fiddle in his garden one morning, she decides to try to make friends. But ...is it possible for two people who seem so very different to find common ground? The old man and the young girl discover that read more
Mr. Tate's class helps clean up a local beach and listens to the sea as it tells them about all the wildlife that make it their ho...me. One whale, two giant sea turtles, three marlins . . . and more. Of course, the class discovers that "this sea counts!" These Seas Count! explores the environmental impact and importance of the seas, and how crucial it is to keep them healthy. read more
Elsie, and exclamation point, announces loudly that she's sure she'll win the school Punctuation Bee. After all, an exclamation po...int has won the last three years. But Penny, a period, and her friend, Quentin, a question mark, decide to practice and practice. More than anything, Penny wants to beat Elsie, who brags way too much The bee begins and one by one, the punctuation marks drop out. Finally, as the loudspeaker announces the end of the school day, only Quentin, Penny, and Elsie remain. It looks like a three-way tie. Then Quentin asks an important question that saves the day-for Penny Moira Donohue, author of Alfie the Apostrophe, again makes punctuation fun in this up-close look at the important mark that stops everything-the period. Jenny Law's lively illustrations add just the right touch. read more
Wouldn't it be fun to have a dragon for a friend? But that's not going to happen if you don't know the rules. Simon's big sister, ...Emma, knows them all: DON'T poke a dragon when he's taking a nap; he might sneeze fire. DON'T be surprised if the dragon fries some eggs with his breath. DO be sure to wear a seat belt should you ever ride on his back. . . read more
While looking for some adventure, Pete and Gabby, two curious and rambunctious bear cubs, explore a local elementary school, and e...nd up causing a lot of trouble. read more
Mr. Tate's class learns there's more to rocks than being dirty lumps on the ground, as they discover that rocks appear everywhere ...in unexpected ways--such as glass and toothpaste. read more
If you listen carefully to the lone tree behind Oak Lane School, it has a story to tell about... one owl, two spiders, three squir...rels, four robins, five caterpillars, six ants, seven crickets, eight flies, nine ladybugs, and ten earthworms, all living safe and free in their tree home. read more
With its lively, creative approach, this is a unique and highly memorable one-stop guide to using punctuation marks correctly. Eac...h mark is each represented by its own character - from unassuming Semicolon to loud-mouthed Exclamation Mark - who explain in their own words what makes them tick and how they are used. "Do's and "Don't's provide practical advice to help every child unravel the rules and regulations of the English language. read more
The Complete Book of Grammar and Punctuation provides 352 pages of fun exercises that teach students in grades 3 and 4 key lessons... in foundational English language skills This engaging workbook features a systematic approach that first teaches children the parts of speech and the punctuation necessary to create complete, effective sentences while later lessons help them apply these skills when composing well-written sentences and paragraphs. Later lessons help them apply these skills to more complex writing structures, such as essays, narratives, and poetry. The workbook also includes a complete answer key, user-friendly activities, and easy-to-follow instructions. -Over 4 million in print Designed by leading experts, books in the Complete Book series help children in grades preschool-6 build a solid foundation in key subject areas for learning succss. Complete Books are the most thorough and comprehensive learning guides available, offering high-interest lessons to encourage learning and full-color illustrations to spark interest. Each book also features challenging concepts and activities to motivate independent study, and a complete answer key to measure performance and guide instruction. read more
Provide your students with the grammar and punctuation practice they need to perform successfully on classroom assignments, in the... real world, and on state tests! 25 grammar and punctuation rules are supported by reproducible practice pages to help students develop important language skills. Interactive and reproducible activities motivate students as they practice grammar and punctuation skills such as: kinds of sentences, subjects and predicates, compound sentences, common and proper nouns, singular and plural nouns, verb tenses, types of pronouns, pronouns and antecedents, possessive nouns and pronouns, adjectives, comparative and superlative adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, prepositional phrases, comma usage, quotation marks and tricky word usage read more
It's the first day of school and Penny and her #2 Pencil are excited. For #2, however, things don't go as expected. Surrounded by ...mechanical pencils, he realizes just how imperfect he is. Enjoy this heart-warming story of unconditional love and true friendship. read more
Story Logic and the Craft of Fiction
Join a family of giraffes on their journey to Punctuation Station. As the train chugs along, learn the ins and outs of using perio...ds, commas, apostrophes, question marks, hyphens, quotation marks, and exclamation points. read more
Jackson is a very thoughtful jumping spider. He makes a new friend and wants her to meet BenBee & Chanterelle, but there's a small... problem. Jumping Jackson is a sweet story that teaches kindness and respect. It makes for a wonderful bedtime story. The S read more
In a plight to save the disappearing bees, the Green Bee King and a tiny Fairlet named Banyan make the trip to the city to ask the... Bigs to plant flowers. read more
Introduces five of the most common types of punctuation - apostrophe, comma, exclamation point, period, question mark - through th...e telling of an original story read more
Paperback, Createspace Independent Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781519174048, ISBN10 1519174047
A novelization of the inspirational movie about an 11-year-old girl in South Los Angeles named Akeelah and her quest to make it to... the Scripps National Spelling Bee-with help from some very unexpected places. read more
Benny the Penny and the Big Secret is a story within a story. It was Lillie's birthday, but instead of being happy, she was misera...ble. Her uncle Chris knew it, and he knew what to do. Christopher took Lillie to his coin room and showed her his most prized possession: a tarnished old penny he named Benny. Then Lillie's uncle showed her the story he wrote about Benny and what it means to be special- The Big Secret. Lillie read it, and it was exactly what she needed. You can read Uncle Chris's story too. It's right here in this book read more