Kaitlin and Spike's Adventures with Grandpa Claus
Have you ever gone on an adventure with your Grandpa and Santa Claus? I'll bet you haven't. So come join Kaitlin and her trusty sidekick Spike on a Christmas adventure you won't soon forget.
Create an enjoyable space for your kids to flush and brush with these décor essentials. Although a children's bathroom doesn't offer a huge amount of space, it can easily be spruced up by adding hints of color and character. Let the splashing begin with these bath essentials.
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.
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.
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.
Whether your kiddo is aspiring to be a part of the Avengers, is waiting for Professor Xavier to discover him, or dreams of galactic adventures with the Guardians of the Galaxy, this superhero-themed room decor is sure to impress and inspire.
Home is where the heart is, but it's also where crawling babies and curious tots can cause serious injury to themselves. Keep your little one safe with baby proofing gear such baby gates, child monitors, safety locks and guards, and pacifiers and teethers, that are specially designed for children's safety.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
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.
In need of some inspiration for your nursery? Look no further with our top picks for an adventure-theme room for your baby.
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.
Fingerlings were one of the hottest toys last holiday season. In fact, they were so popular that Fingerlings Minis and even Fingerlings keychains soon followed. But this year, Fingerlings HUGS are at the top of every kid's wish list and one of the best Christmas toys of 2018. The adorable interactive plushies feature long arms that can wrap around your kid for a cuddle, and they also give kisses, giggle, repeat after your child and — whoops! — pass gas. The collection includes animals such as a unicorn and sloth, but we have to say that Fingerlings monkeys Boris and Bella might just be the cutest toys ever. While you'll likely find sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on these cute critters on toy store shelves across the country, there are even better deals — and exclusive animals! — available online at Amazon, Walmart and Target now. So, stop arguing with your little one about whether they're getting a real puppy or kitten, and tell them Santa might just deliver a monkey, sloth or unicorn pal instead! Shop the Fingerlings collection below.
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 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.
Trapped in a world where magic is powerful and dreams are real, Cole s epic adventure continues in book four of the New York Times... bestselling fanciful, action-packed adventure series (Publishers Weekly, starred review), from the author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series. Cole is about to face his biggest peril yet. Since arriving in the Outskirts, Cole and his friends have fought monsters, challenged knights, and battled rampaging robots. But none of that has prepared them for Necronum. In this haunting kingdom, it s hard to tell the living from the dead, and secret pacts carry terrifying risks. Within Necronum lies the echolands, a waystation for the departed where the living seldom venture. Still separated from his power, Cole must cross to the echolands and rely on his instincts to help rescue his friends. With enemies closing in, Cole risks losing everything to find the one thing that might save them." 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
The New York Times bestseller!Discover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive e...ven in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond. Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a "mommy & me" gymnastics class. No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she'd be standing on an Olympic podium, having achieved her dreams. Aly's road to success was full of hard work, perseverance, and victories, but not without its hardships. Aly faced many obstacles, from naysayers who said she'd never make it in gymnastics to classmates who shamed her for her athletic body to a devastating betrayal of trust. Through it all, Aly surrounded herself with supportive family, friends, and teammates and found the inner strength to remain positive and believe in herself. Now, in her own words, Aly shows what it takes to be a champion on and off the floor, and takes readers on a behind-the-scenes journey before, during, and after her remarkable achievements in two Olympic Games--through her highest highs, lowest lows, and all the moments in between. Honest and heartfelt, frank and funny, Aly's story is enhanced with never-before-published photos, excerpts from the personal journals she's kept since childhood that chronicle memorable moments with her teammates, and hard-won advice for readers striving to rise above challenges, learn to love themselves, and make their own dreams come true. read more
The Menagerie trilogy comes to a fantastic conclusion in Krakens and Lies, the third magical and mysterious adventure from Tui Sut...herland (New York Times bestselling author of the Wings of Fire series) and Kari Sutherland. Young readers who love mythological creatures and series like Fablehaven, the Spiderwick Chronicles, and Spirit Animals won't want to miss the Menagerie.Someone has been sabotaging the Menagerie, and Logan and Zoe are on the case. But their troubles only get worse when the basilisk escapes its enclosure and the merpeople go on strike—leaving the kraken to its own devices. The race is on to solve the mystery and save the Menagerie in this riveting, action-packed finale! read more
Fishing can be quite the adventure. And even more so when Grandpa is around! Grandpa and Drew spend the day fishing and end up mak...ing it a day to remember. Between all the fish they caught, the "one that got away", and sharing his story with a group of other fisherman, Drew experiences a day that won't soon be forgotten. Lively and entertaining, this family based book with colorful illustrations will have your child smiling as they follow the story line. This book is perfect for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade level readers. read more
Spike is a precocious English bulldog who always has some kind of adventure. However, he always realizes a lesson learned or provi...des a lesson for one of his friends.Spike's Adventures: Don't Cross the Road is written by Sarah Wood-Bradford. read more
An action-packed adventure begins as a family of country mice are stranded in the big city of Washington DC. Grandpa Ek, a kind ci...ty mouse, helps the family find a new home as they tour the many city landmarks in his electric car. Along the way, the mice must protect themselves from the evil street cat, Termon. With clever inventions and traps, they battle Termon. An exciting way for children to learn about their nation’s capital, Washington DC. read more
The Forest of Burzee is mighty and grand and awesome to those who steal beneath its shade.
Tracy Dirst has added a third book to her delightful children’s book series about Pixie and Pete and the adventures they share. “T...he Adventures of Pixie and Pete; Pixie and Pete Spend the Night with Grandma and Grandpa” follows “Pixie and Pete They Meet” and ‘Pixie Gets Lost”. All three books are based on life experiences the two dogs share and the lessons they learn along the way. “Pixie and Pete Spend the Night with Grandma and Grandpa” teaches the importance of showing respect to our elders. In the book they meet Buck, their grandparent’s old dog. Buck teaches them about being older and everything that comes along with growing old. But as in real life, everyone learns a lesson. read more
L. Frank Baum's wild imagination takes up the Santa Claus story, reinventing it with a new origin myth in line with the Oz fanasie...s for which Baum is best known. From his humble beginnings as the only human child in an enchanted forest to his ultimate destiny as the immortal being who delivers toys to the children of the world, Santa Claus finds a sympathetic storyteller in Baum. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus is a must read for anyone who wants to recapture the childlike essence of Christmas! This edition also includes Baum's other Santa Claus story, "A Kidnapped Santa Claus," a sequel to The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. read more
Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift edition...s of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. A baby is found by wood nymphs in the forest of Burzee. They raise him as their own and give him the name Neclaus. When he grows up, Neclaus has to leave the forest so he makes a home for himself in the laughing valley of Hohaha, where he lives amongst humans for the first time. He discovers there that many children are very poor and neglected so, to cheer them up, he whittles wooden toys as gifts. Eventually he makes presents for all the children and so the story of Santa Claus is born. Fashioned as a whimsical fairy tale, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus was published in 1902, just two years after L. Frank Baum’s masterpiece of the imagination, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This festive Macmillan Collector's Library edition features charming, original illustrations by Mary Cowles Clark and an afterword by Ned Halley. read more
From the creator of the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz comes a hilarious and entertaining tale taking us back to the fantastical origi...ns of so many of our Christmas traditions, as well as the humble origins of Santa Claus himselfNot many people know that, as a baby, Santa Claus was found by a woodsman in the Forest of Burzee, and placed into the care of the lioness, Shiegra, and the wood nymph, Necile. Although he is mortal, he is reared and educated by the many immortals of the forest: the gnomes, the sleep fays, the wind demons, and the sound imps. But when Santa grows up, they encourage him to leave the forest so that he can see for himself the sad things that come with being a mortal, such as war and poverty. Once Santa has come to understand these issues, he makes it his mission to cheer up mortals and do good deeds for them. This tale unfolds the surprising reasons why Santa Claus invented toys, why he must deliver them at night, and how he came to use reindeer to take him all over the world. Adults and children alike will be captivated by this magical, feel-good story as told by the master of children’s fantasy, L. Frank Baum. read more
(Color Chapter Illustrations) Join young Santa Claus and his merry band of companions on a magical adventure when they discover th...e North Pole, meeting Father Christmas and other unforgettable characters along the way. Experience the magic that changed the world. read more
The existence of Santa Claus is explained through the telling of the story of his life. This tale of fanciful fiction brings out t...he child in us all! Novel by Frank L. Baum. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.- SKU: EDRE33989 read more
Two elementary students with special abilities to make "mouth sounds" learn about animals, sea creatures, stars and family relatio...nships. read more
Written by the fascinating author of The Wizard of Oz, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus tells the captivating story of Necla...us, a child found and raised in the magical Forest of Burzee by a wood-nymph. Among the imortals, Neclaus grows an innocent youth, until the day when he discovers the misery that rules the human world and hovers, like a shadow, above the heads of the children. Now, in the attempt of easing human suffering, he, with the help of his imortal friends, will have to face the forces of evil and of resignation, in order to bring joy to the children and teach them, for the sake of humanity, the importance of sharing and caring for each other. read more
Desmond goes on a wild imaginary adventure in his sand box.
Charlie is chased by bullies into a strange antique shop where he meets two usual characters. Unknown to Charlie a present selecte...d for his grandmother is actually a portal to a strange Kingdom. Charlie is transported to the Kingdom of Atlantia and meets some new friends and new enemies. Charlie must discover why he is there and how he can return home. Join Charlie for his first Adventure to Atlantia for some fun and exciting challenges on his way to get back home. read more
"Adventures with David and Charlie" is the first book of the author which is enchanting and magical along with some mathematical p...roblems and solutions. This is a mystical story of a little boy David and his talking dog Charlie. This book is the first in series and will take you on a fun filled journey to forests of India, where David and Charlie reach due to encountering a magical book. read more
This book is based on a real life experience. Diveda, along with her world renown Sumi-e artist friend, Yolanda Mayhall, collabora...ted to write and illustrate this story about two of God's amazing creatures- the hummingbird. While appropriate as a self read for 8-10 year olds, adults too will enjoy the artwork and informative hummingbird facts. read more
Join Matthew on his holiday adventure, when his Christmas tree angel ornament comes to life. Matthew rings a special bell, Angelic...a the Angel gets her wings, and they travel to heaven together for a special holiday visit. read more
Join Matthew on his adventure with Horol & Ogy, two clockmakers, who visit the town of Tick Tock, in the county of Pendulum, and s...ave Father Time and the entire town. read more
Help Santa and the Angel read the sheet music. Blister pack includes a Santa Claus figure, angel, organ and other accessories. Pla...y with this set alone or combine it with other Playmobil sets. Recommended for ages four and up. Playmobil, Germany's... read more
Grandpa and grandma lived on a farm out in the country. Their grandchildren loved to visit them. While grandpa worked hard in his ...orchard, grandma tended her garden and baked everything, including the yummy pies.Each month, the grandchildren visited their grandparents. Grandpa was always busy in the orchard, watering, spraying, and tending to the trees. They couldn’t wait to see what kind of scrumptious pie grandma would create for Christmas dinner with the harvest from the orchard. Would it be cherry? Would it be peach? Would it be banana? Or, would it be apple?When December and the Christmas holiday arrived, the kids were very surprised when they discovered exactly what grandpa had been busy growing in his orchard. read more
Jackson's life was filled with his many adventures with his two best friends. He would take them to Grandma's house every Saturday... where her backyard would become the setting for the adventures of Harry and Flick. Anywhere from a pirate ship on the treehouse deck to a treasure hunt under the lilac bushes, each plot became a new adventure. They would enjoy picnic lunches with Grandma on a quilt laid out on the grass where they would watch as the clouds floated by. Jackson, Harry, and Flick loved their time at Grandma's. Each minute of the day was filled to overflowing. Grandma treasured these days too as she looked on watching Jackson's imagination abound, storing them up in her heart forever. read more
The diaries of the famous explorers are juxtaposed with the adventures of two modern children whose experiences on the way to the ...beach are strangely similar read more