Meet Darla. She wants to tell you a little about herself. She goes to elementary school with some fantastic friends and teachers. They know a lot about her. Darla has many things in common with other girls her age, but with one big difference: she has High-Functioning Autism. Read as she describes what that is like for her. She wants you to know how you can be a help to her. She also just wants to be your friend!
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
Back-to-school shopping is fun with these outfit ideas that parents and kids will love. These outfits will show off their personality and give them the confidence to tackle the upcoming school year.
Inspire creativity this holiday season with eight craft kits the kiddos will love. From customizable musical instruments to hands-on science experiments, we'll help you gift the perfect kid's kit.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
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.
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
We all face the same post-holiday predicament. What are we going to do with those heaping piles of new stuff? The answer is in a New Year refresh we're all motivated to participate in. Enlist the kids' help in cleanup time with these savvy storage products from Houzz.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
Summer's almost over and it won't be long before it's time to head back to school. But why make your kids spend the last days of vacation in stores when you can do all of your shopping online at Target? Whether you're using Target School List Assist or picking out your own classroom essentials, we've rounded up our favorite Target school supplies that you can shop below.
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.
Rookie Readers have provided entertaining, high-quality introductions to reading for more than a generation. Each title features f...ull-color, often hilarious illustrations and engaging stories that always involve a young child figuring out concepts or solving problems on his or her own. Every new title contains a Word List and a color-coded reading-level key on the back cover- very familiar ideas, objects, actions, and vocabulary- simple, short sentences- much repetition of words- one or two lines of text per spreadThe only time this busy boy is clean is when he's in the shower! Brand-new illustrations make the antics of Dirty Larry more comical than ever. read more
Paperback, Rosen Pub Group, 2012, ISBN13 9781448863693, ISBN10 1448863694
Paperback, Gareth Stevens Pub, 2012, ISBN13 9781433966989, ISBN10 1433966980
Meet Darla. She wants to tell you a little about herself. She goes to elementary school with some fantastic friends and teachers. ...They know a lot about her. Darla has many things in common with other girls her age, but with one big difference: she has Hig read more
The Angry Little Girl is a book written to validate the loss, anger and lack of control children in foster care can feel. It is wr...itten through the eyes of a seven year old that was in foster care for 4 years before being adopted. It discusses how unsafe read more
Alexander's little brother, Benjamin, doesn't do things the way Alexander thinks he should. He would rather stare at the wall than... play with Alexander. And instead of talking, he just wiggles his fingers and rocks. Alexander knows it's wrong, but he can't help but feel embarrassed when one of his friends calls Benjamin a wacko. When Benjamin's family learns that he has autism, they hire special teachers to teach him how to listen and talk and play. Alexander is glad he just wants Benjamin to grow up faster. While Benjamin works with his teachers, Alexander works through his feelings of disappointment and jealousy. As time passes and each boy grows, Alexander discovers that Benjamin isn't just his brother he is also his friend. Alexandra Jessup Altman is a Senior Interventionist at the Autism Spectrum Program at the HowardCenter for Human Services and lives in Vermont. Through her work, she knows that it is not easy for siblings of children with disabilities. An author's note read more
When her autistic little brother, Ian, wanders off while on a walk to the park, Julie must try to see the world through his eyes i...n order to find him. Full color. read more
Paolo's plan for August in Orange Grove City is to hire out his little brother to the neighbors. Georgie is six; he needs a manage...r. But then the family dog, Rufus, is stolen. Overnight, Paolo is trying to manage not just Georgie, but their deaf cousin, Billy, who speaks only with his hands; Henry, a strange vacation visitor whom the boys discover living locked in his aunt's attic; and Butter Schwartz, a lonely, half-wild schemer with a paper route. The last two are definite dognapping suspects. To top it all, a girl with a big-time crush on Paolo won't let him be, day or night, crisis or no crisis. For her, missing Rufus is nothing to snaring Paolo, who has met his match as a manager. The solution to the mystery of Rufus, the threat of Theresa, and the future must rest in Billy's hands. read more
Author: Tuminelly, Nancy/ Doucet, Bob (ILT)/ Craig, Diane (EDT)Book Type: ENLanguage: ENGLISHPublish Date: 2011/01/01Publisher Nam...e: Abdo Group read more
This is a short story that invites you to listen to your heart. The story of the cloud who talked with a girl is the first chapter... of an unlikely friendship and the wisdom raised and gained by the main characters during their encounter. The story addresses all ages. It is magic for the young and magic for the elders. P.S. And the cloud kept his promise as he returned to the girl but this is another story. Until then dont forget you, reader, to look up into the sky. A bunch of magic clouds are waiting to share their stories with you. Just open your heart and you will hear them surely! read more
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Greener Pastures: A Story about Toby, the Little Colt Who Wanted to Run Free
My Little Brother Is A Little Different is a short and real life story about the loving interaction between a big sister and her l...ittle brother who has autism. Whether you know someone who has autism or not, this book will surely charm you read more
If you see a kid with autism on the street, don't yell at her if she's doing something wrong. She can't help it. Autism is really ...challenging," explains Christian, who tells about life with his sister, Mary Gwen, a beautiful girl who loves to swim. In these moving essays, Christian and many other kids tell what it's like to live with siblings who have autism. Sometimes they can't talk much. Sometimes they have tantrums. It can be tough for a family, but there are happy surprises, too. "Autism has helped us to become a better family," adds Christian. "It teaches us patience and understanding." Ouisie Shapiro's inspiring book shows how children - and all of us - can grow in wisdom, acceptance, and love. Steven Vote's warm photos capture the rich emotional life of these amazing families. read more
Little eight'year-old Jonathan finds himself in a dilemma, both at home and school. He's learning about fact families in math clas...s and famous Americans in language arts, just like any other typical second grader does, but he just can't quite seem to remember all the new things his teachers have taught him. When he gets to computer lab, a class he really loves to go to, Jonathan has work to do, but he is not sure how to go about it. With a little help from a furry friend, his cat, he gets the job done. Little Kitty not only helps Jonathan but his grandfather too. read more
Fred is a dog. He doesn't look like any of the dogs on his farm. He is teased and doesn't fit it. He decides to run away from home.... On his journey, he meets Carlita. Carlita is a cow, but she doesn't look like a cow. She is running away too because she ge read more
Sharing a birthday celebration with his friends Bink and Glub-Glub, Clyde learns the ever-important value of sharing while discove...ring how it is just as important to give as it is to receive. By the award-winning creator of the Oswald animated television show. read more
Told in rhyming text, a little tree clings tenaciously to a granite cliff, determined to live, tended by a little boy, and ultimat...ely loved by the people in the community. read more
Bobble Stories: The Bobbleup Pup: A Story about Choices
Paperback, Tawnsy Publishing, 2013, ISBN13 9780988761216, ISBN10 0988761211
Sharey is a Sharefish. She has lots of friends and gets to do lots of fun things. Myno is a Selfish. He has trouble finding friend...s to play with him and doesn't understand why. Join Sharey and her friends Shelton, Peepers and Puffy as they teach Myno the read more
Huff Honk Flap The third in the Say Hello series offers fun in the snow Join the little husky as he scampers off on the snow and i...ce to say hello to all his animal friends. Meet a polar bear, a seal, and a caribou too. Toddlers will love to join in calling out the animals' noises as they turn the pages of this beautiful book. The satisfying rhyming text and velvety soft-to-touch animals make this book perfect for young children. read more
A little crocodile gives advice on how to have a happy, snappy smile by developing healthy habits.