Holiday toy trends for kids come and go, but there are a bunch of products on Amazon this year that we predict will remain popular for years to come. And with Black Friday deals around the corner and Cyber Monday sales hot on their heels, we expect shopping to reach peak levels earlier than ever. So get ready to stock up on the best Christmas toys now! Iconic brands like Nerf and LEGO were at the top of the list last year, but save room in your shopping cart for the latest and best new kids toys, from Fingerlings to Hatchimals to L.O.L. Surprise and more. Check out our favorite toys to buy from Amazon below.
It's about that time: Ice, ice baby! There's a chill in the air, the winter months are upon us and ice skating rinks across the country are opening their gates. This, of course, keeps kids busy outside with friends while parents are bustling around buying holiday gifts, readying the house for guests and more. Ice skating is not only a great sport but also one of the best outdoor activities and winter weather pastimes for families. Whether your kid is a beginner or a star athlete, a boy or a girl, a figure skater or a hockey player, or just having fun with friends at the local frozen pond, here are the coolest ice skate styles from Amazon, Target, L.L. Bean and Urban Outfitters that any kid will covet.
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
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.
If you're on the hunt for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for kids, have we got a gift for you! From dinosaurs to reindeers to the beloved Grinch, we've rounded up the weirdest, funniest holiday sweaters for babies, toddlers and big kids. Shop some of our favorite ugly finds for your little cutie below.
Send your kids off to class in style this fall with the trendiest back-to-school clothes from Zappos. From Mamma Mia-inspired bell-sleeves to World Cup-approved casual wear, these latest looks will have them dressing to impress all year long.
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.
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.
Looking for a durable, comfortable gaming headset at a great price? Look no further! We've combed through all the options from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target to bring you the best-reviewed gaming headphone and mic sets out there. From Turtle Beach to Logitech to Razer, these sporty and stylish headsets have amazing sound quality, feel comfy after hours of game play and, best of all, cost under $100. Shop our top picks below.
Walmart recently released its top contenders for best Christmas toys of 2018, just in time for Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales. Brands like Power Rangers, Jurassic World, Transformers and Play-Doh are perennial favorites on our must-have kids toy list. But this year, we're equally excited about the comeback of Polly Pocket, as well as some newer trendy toys from Little Live Pets, Pomsie and Grumblies. Hold onto your pocketbooks and ready your wallets, because Walmart is stocked up with the most in-demand toy brands and products this year. Peruse our top kids toy choices below.
The only thing that comes close to competing with grandma's kisses or big bear hugs from grandpa is still being small enough to climb into their laps for a cuddle and a story. This selection of sweet picture books available on Amazon celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren by teaching little ones just how much they are loved. Below, our favorite books for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
Target was a go-to for the trendiest Christmas toys last year, and you can expect even more of the same great Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on kids' favorite brands in 2018. From Air Hogs to Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol playsets, it won't be hard to fulfill your child's wish list with a shopping trip to Target. Last year, Nintendo and LEGO were favorite toymakers for Target shoppers, and this year the virtual toy chest is loaded with options from Baby Alive, KumiKreator, Crate Creatures and more. Have a look through our favorite Christmas toys from Target below.
Montana Highway Patrolman Max Smith sees an elk caught up in barbed wire. As he struggles to release the elk, he notices the eight...-point rack. A Monarch! A sight he has never seen before! Max is thrilled. He notices a second elk nearby. It is a cow-elk, the monarch's loyal partner, his mate of many years. An extraordinary story is under way. For the monarch and his mate adopt a camel calf that has been abandoned by its mother under curious circumstances. And together, this unlikely trio makes its way from northern Montana into Idaho and sought, to the safety of Yellowstone National Park. While the long journey does not end in safety, it introduces us to a remarkable trio. And it provides us with a opportunity to travel with them, observing tem, the landscape around them, the dangers and the pleasures, all through their eyes. It is understandable that Max would want to follow them. In doing so , he involves not only the Montana Highway Patrol but his family as well in the fun. The episodes with Barton Striekelosky and his circus of performing camels add to the hilarity. Here is enough humor and comedy to tickle anyone’s fancy. And a touching and remarkable journey. read more
Children will be entertained and delighted while learning their ABCs with the Kid's Alphabet Fun Rhyming Picture Book. Bright, col...orful illustrations of kids playing on upper and lower case letters, and clever rhymes to read will make it easy for beginners to learn. read more
Excerpt from La Belle Nivernaise: The Story of an Old Boat and Her CrewThis is the eighth of the month, the day when poor people p...ay their rents, the day when landlords who are tired of waiting any longer turn Want out of doors. On this day you see removal.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Deuce, a girl who lived in an underground enclave until circumstances forced her to the surface, has found a new home in the commu...nity of Salvation. Yet again, the community is surrounded by monsters that threaten the safety of all its inhabitants. She might not be a Huntress anymore, but she doesn’t run. Knives in hand and companions at her side, Deuce must prepare to protect others lives’ as well as her own. There hasn’t been a war like this in centuries, and humans have forgotten how to stand and fight. This time, though, more than the fate of a single enclave or an outpost hangs in the balance, and Deuce carries the survival of all humanity on her shoulders.La comunidad de Salvación ha sido el hogar adoptivo de Trébol, una chica que vivía en un enclave subterráneo y que se vio obligada a subir a la superficie. En Salvación encontró un refugio que, aparentemente, le brindaría la seguridad que nunca había tenido. Sin embargo, esta comunidad está en peligro, pues el sitio está rodeado de Engendros. Las probabilidades de sobrevivir se reducen a cada momento y solamente un golpe de suerte podrá evitar la catástrofe. Con cuchillos en mano y sus compañeros al lado, Trébol está dispuesta a salvar a los suyos. read more
Myths are the oldest stories of all, and the ones that come from the deepest and most powerful part of thehuman spirit. They help ...us to explain the world around us and to make sense of our place within it. The mythsand legends presented in this book come from many different cultures all over the world. They are filled withadventure, magic, mystery, and the wonders of the human heart and spirit. Retold for young children,these stories are perfect for reading together or for new readers to try themselves. • A stunningly illustrated collection of stories, myths and legends from every continent. • Divided into chapters covering universal themes suchas Beginnings, The Heavens and the Elements, Love and Marriage, Gods and Goddesses, Heroic Deeds, Growthand Rebirth, and Death and Endings. • Features such familiar tales as Romulus and Remus,King Midas and the Golden Touch, and Gilgamesh, as well as lesser-known stories such as Finn MacCooland the Salmon, and Tulugaak and the Bag of Light. read more
Come along on a magical exploration of the world's most exotic destinations, both near and far. Spark your imagination by embarkin...g on this unique reading adventure. Each stop along the way, young readers learn about the fascinating cultures, peoples, and history that make up this incredibly diverse planet we lovingly call Earth. read more
PLA/ALLS Best New Books for New Adult Readers Selected for The Elementary School Library Collection Storytelling World AwardTradit...ional stories from the oral tradition, endure generation after generation because―although they are not literal―they resound in timeless truths on a human scale. These 27 folktales from award-winning author, Heather Forest, remind us of wisdom so elemental it is often lost in the rush of everyday life, so that "sometimes common sense makes no sense at all." Wonder Tales also marks the second installment from award-winning author Heather Forests's trilogy:Tales from Around the World series. read more
With these 9 traditional tales from cultures around the world, you'll meet King Gull, the musicians of Bremen and other extraordin...ary animals and will see the importance of caring for the planet. read more
Connecting tactile activities to abstract ideas stimulates brain function in young children. When children under age five trace sa...ndpaper letters, they associate a given letter with a concrete gesture internally. This association fosters more connections in different parts of the brain, rendering the child's mind nimbler. The acrostic poem accompanying each letter is designed to be read by an adult. These poems introduce the child to a famous site and physical activity. The letters of the alphabet thus become part of an exploration of nature, culture, and traditions. Tracing leads the way to a discovery of the world. read more
In Gideon’s Dream, Gideon and his brother, Peter, are out exploring the forest. On that day, they come upon a monkey who is severe...ly injured. He has fallen from a tall tree. They stop what they are doing and carry him to the medicine man. He gives them potions and advice on how to help the monkey. At the same time, one of their father’s goats becomes ill, and the medicine man helps to heal him. The medicine man checks all their father’s other goats for illness. As Gideon watches the medicine man heal the animals and people, he wants to learn his secrets so that one day when he grows up, he too can help his tribe. read more
The starry night sky has always filled us with wonder. Down through the ages we have looked to the skies and have seen images of o...ur heroes, gods, and monsters. Storytellers have illustrated their mythologies and legends with it, passing on to future generations the customs of their people. Many of these stories have survived to the present.In Skylore from Planet Earth we explore some of the stories about the constellation Orion. Since Orion is located over the earth's equator, people from the entire planet have looked to it for a reminder of their own traditions. Fifteen richly illustrated stories take the reader on a trip around the world, giving a glimpse into the histories and cultures of the planet's early civilizations. Future books in this series will feature other sky phenomena as seen from early cultures around the world. Teacher Guides are available upon request. read more
With stunning backdrops displayed as stories are told in beautifully crafted American Sign Language viewers will be drawn immediat...ely to the stories unfolding before their very eyes on this unique DVD. The visually dazzling scenes help the energetic storytellers bring cherished international folklore to life.Folklore is a valuable way of teaching morals and values in many countries yet such stories often are not shared with deaf and hard of hearing people. Folklore from Around the World presents enchanting heart-warming stories passed from generation to generation for centuries as narrated by renowned Deaf storytellers Mindy Moore and Theron Parker and guest storyteller Ed Chevy.English text accompanies the enchanting signed stories to promote bilingualism. The vibrant storytellers also discuss the tales in depth ideal for excellent material for at-home conversations or classroom activities. Other features of Folklore from Around the World include vocabulary lists questions and answers about the deeper meanings behind each story discussion about morals and values and much more DVD ABC ASL Productions; 2009; English Voice-over; 70 minutes. Item Weight - 1 lbs.Stories include. The Magic Gold Fish. The Seven Chinese Brothers. The Funny Little Woman. Jamie ORourke and the Big Potato. Ferdinand. Stone Soup. The Empty Pot. Fountain of Youth. The Lost RainbowPackage Quantity : 1 read more
Hello from Around the World 500 Piece Puzzle. Vivid colors. Sturdy, stiff, and high quality. Fun for the whole family. Enjoy this ...bright, colorful puzzle with family or friends. Piece count: 500. Finished Dimensions: 20" 20" read more
Stories for the Tell Me a Story series also available on Kindle. Eight exquisite multicultural folktales from the popular newspape...r feature, Tell Me A Story by Amy Friedman (Universal Press Syndicate). Read by talented performers of stage and screen and with music by the wondrous Laura Hall. read more
Children's Faces From Around the World Puzzles (Set of 6)
From that exotic car you can only dream about owning to the special touches that make a car its own unique statement, The World of... Automobiles has it all. Luxury, customization, innovation, speed, style, muscle and more are all explored in an entertaining series geared to the budding gearhead and the casual car buff alike. This new series entertains and informs both readers who love all aspects of automobiles and those just discovering cars. It shows readers cars that can cradle you in luxury and those that leave others in the dust. The World of Automobiles looks at cars from all the great car making countries in terms of what they have been known for building, what they are building now, and what they will build into the 21st century. read more
Safari Sam sets out on a great safari to discover that animals from around the world sound different. An elephant from Finland say...s Toot! A rhinoceros from Holland says Snurk! A chimpanzee from Japan says U-ki U-ki! What do animals say where you are from? read more
A popular resource for long term care, retirement and adult day programs, this globe-trotting collection of 18 sing-along songs in...cludes "That's Amore," "Down Mexico Way," "La Vie en Rose," "Waltzing Matilda" and more. It features a professional "live" performance with an audience of seniors singing and clapping along to enhance your client's comfort and feeling of connection. Words appear on screen. It includes a large print, colorfully illustrated songbook on CD-ROM that is ready to be duplica read more
Flags Around the World:Age range: 8 years and upMatch flags with their countries to score pointsComes with game board, 200 cards, ...36 Alias pawns and rules read more
Do you know what the cool thing about coloring is? You don’t always have to name all the things you’re working on. Rather, you can... think of each image as an experiment waiting to happen. You can mix and match colors and styles. You can do whatever you want to do when you have a bunch of coloring tools with you. Grab a copy today! read more
Want to go round the world on an affordable budget? It’s easy to tour your child around the world in an instant with this coloring... book featuring buses from all over the world. As a bonus, your child will not only get to see the design, he will catch a glimpse of the different countries’ people and culture. Start the grand tour now by grabbing a copy. read more
It’s an around the world tour for a very affordable price and in the fun spirit of playing games. This book features a wide collec...tion of mazes each having a distinct national identity. This is a perfect opportunity for your kids to learn geography in a playful and subtle manner. Buy this activity book now! read more
Let’s learn about geography while having loads of fun in the process! This activity book is filled with the wonders of the flags f...rom around the world. Knowledge of these places will bring out a sense of curiosity, which is a strong foundation of the eternal quest for learning. So sharpen your working memory and hone your thinking skills. Use this book today! read more
All Around the World is a charmingly illustrated journey of discovery through different environments, including the ocean, forest,... jungle, desert, and Arctic. Each is shown in a giant fold-out panorama, ready to be populated with the four hundred reusable animal stickers that bring the landscapes to life. Children will love Géraldine Cosneau’s quirky illustrations and have fun deciding which animals belong in each panorama. On the reverse side of the panoramas are large outline pictures of animals to complete.When finished, the panoramas can be detached and hung on the wall or left in the book to be used again. With eight large fold-out scenes and hundreds of charming reusable stickers, this book lets young children discover a whole new world of adventure and fun and make it their very own.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2011Pages: 50Reading Level: Age 3 and Up read more
A holiday celebration of diversity!From Ethiopian fringed umbrellas and star-shaped Filipino parol lanterns to candlelit Swedish S...t. Lucia crowns, Christmas Around the World brings together Christmas traditions from twelve different lands, like decorations on a splendid tree."A visually attractive and thoughtful presentation for those seasonal school assignments," praised School Library Journal. Includes a section on craft ideas, a pronunciation guide, a page of Christmas sayings, and two pages of Fact and Fiction.Author Mary Lankford was the director of library services for the Texas Education Agency and received many awards, among them the Texas Library Association Distinguished Service Award. read more
Join the little ones on their fantastic voyage of discovery around the world.When the little ones take a trip around the world, th...ey find new sights and sounds to be identified in each country, from the U.K. to Japan! Full of busy scenes and a simple story to help young children learn new words. read more