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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bath time a breeze!
There's no need to worry if you don't have a large nursery. Take a look at these cute baby cribs made for small spaces.
Declutter the playroom or living room with our favorite modern toy boxes that can store it all.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
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.
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.
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
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Nine Years old and always in trouble, Sam has a kind heart but more challenges than most. After Sam gets in trouble with the polic...e, things get even worse and Sam and his four brothers and sisters are left alone when their mum goes missing. Here Comes Tro read more
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This insightful guide to the history and basic concepts of mathematics reveals how math concepts helped to shape society-from the ...basic counting and units of measurement that facilitated commerce to the kind of surveying techniques and geometry that helped build the Egyptian pyramids. a chronological account of advancements in mathematics ranges Aristotle and al-Khwarizmi (who first used the term algebra) to high-speed computers and their impact upon the teaching and understanding of mathematics. Readers will also find out how much of ancient arithmetic-like the 60 minute hour-is still part of our everyday life. read more
Introduction to Applied Mathematics Texts in Applied Mathematics
This is a great collection of geometry problems from Mathematical Olympiads and competitions around the world.
A mysterious old photograph, a little white cake and an ancient covenant of friendship come together on the day that little Tewfik... Alguzi is sent from the Old City of Jerusalem on a special errand to Meah Shearim, the religious enclave in the ‘New City’ to the West. On the way he meets an Israeli police officer, a peace activist, an Ethiopian priest and an old Jewish apothecary with an astonishing tale to tell. Balabush! is an illustrated voyage of discovery that explores the potentialities of peaceful co-existence between different peoples and faiths, and the simple wisdom of teaching our children to respect the common humanity of each individual. Tip: Buy two copies for free shipping. It costs less than ordering one (outside the US)! read more
Learning Mathematics: The Cognitive Science Approach to Mathematics Education
Scientific Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics
For most people, mathematics is an abstraction with little connection to the real universe. But some mathematicians have discovere...d relatively simple yet exceedingly powerful patterns that yield insight into aspects of natural and human behavior. Mathemat read more
BEAUTIFUL BIRDS AND TREETOP TREASURES
Help leaders learn to lead professional development to achieve specific goals, increase their knowledge of mathematics and build a... repertoire of professional development strategies. Designed expressly for mathematics professional development leaders, this set of case-based leadership materials helps build the facilitation skills, content knowledge and pedagogy to design and implement effective staff development.Featuring a user's guide, this package also includes two DVDs with 44 seminars arranged into seven modules containing notes, video clips, participant work, PowerPoint slides and much more. The modules focus on important mathematics and facilitation skills, reflect research on adult learning and model a community of practice.Unlike a typical guide for a specific professional development program, these materials focus on facilitation issues that are likely to be encountered in a variety of mathematics professional development situations. The multimedia kit demonstrates how leaders can deal with key issues, includingManaging productive mathematical discussionsWorking with teacher explanations of mathematical ideasBeing mindful of equity issues in mathematics teachingSelecting appropriate mathematical tasksDeepening teachers' knowledge of mathematicsThis set of mathematics seminars is the ideal resource for people charged with supporting teacher leaders and others who lead mathematics professional development. Potential users include curriculum leaders, math-science partnerships, university-district partnerships and mathematics teacher educators.FeaturesTitle - Learning to Lead Mathematics Professional DevelopmentAuthored - Catherine CarrollPrimary Author - WestEdBinding - PaperbackPages - 104Publication Date - 12-May-07Pri- SKU: CRWN1214 read more
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Tracing the development of mathematics from a biographical standpoint, Mathematics Frontiers: 1950 to the Present profiles innovat...ors from the second half of the 20th century who made significant discoveries in both pure and applied mathematics. From John read more
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pag...es, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. read more
Mathematical Model and Optimal Control of Young Swimmers in Training
This very practical series will help adolescents and adults alike to understand mathematics as it relates to their everyday lives.... Each book covers basic math concepts and skills before exploring the more specific topics. Clear explanations are followed by ample practice. Each section also has a pretest, a section review, and a posttest. This highly relevant series explores a wide range of topics, such as: Using a calculator, pencil and paper, or mental math; calculating wages; filing income tax returns; budgeting household expenses; renting and obtaining a mortgage; investing in stocks, bonds, and savings accounts; buying insurance; and many more. read more
Lord of the Flies meets Star Trek in this outer space story of adventure, mystery, and fantastical fun from the author of The Vind...ico and The Feros. When Jonah wakes up on the Fantastic Flying Squirrel, he's a bit confused. One second he is in his family's living room doing his homework, and the next he's sitting on a very cold floor on a very cold ship with a very strange-looking girl staring at him. Her name is Willona the Awesome, and she's here to welcome him to The Incredible Space Raiders. Now that Jonah is on board, the Incredible Space Raiders can set off on an important mission: to venture into the Dark Zone and save the universe from the Entirely Evil Things. But when Space Raiders start to disappear, Jonah realizes that if he's going to make it to the Dark Zone alive, he's going to have to step up and figure out what's going on. Join the Space Raiders aboard the Fantastic Flying Squirrel for an unforgettable journey where imagination and truth collide somewhere deep in space! read more
This little book is written in a simple, easily understandable style. The animals do the talking and tell their individual stories.... Each and every one comes from the street. They speak for the thousands that didn't find a safe home-that died on the street as road-kill, or simply starved to death for lack of food and water-for which we, the humans, shall be held accountable. This book hopes to give comfort and courage to the disabled and to anyone hurting or grieving in body and spirit. It hopes to alleviate the loss-when it invariably comes-and reminds one in all, what life is all about. Till we meet again. Auf ein wiedersehen. A viszont látásra. read more
Satellite images from outer space show us an astronaut's view of the world below. The colorful pictures let us explore what we see... in maps of the United States, only the details are real. Big lakes and rivers, mountains and coasts, cities, deserts and read more
Join Yuri Gagarin on his journey into space This book examines the extraordinary life of the first astronaut in space, from his ea...rly life to his first trip aboard a Russian spacecraft. Discover what the space race was and other developments happening at read more
Introducing 100 postcards of all Doctor Who's iconic characters, terrifying monsters and incredible places the Doctor has visited,... all packed in a stylish keepsake box. Send them to your friends, stick them on your wall, or keep them as a classic collectable! read more