Have you ever wondered how fish breathe underwater, how caterpillars transform into butterflies, why deer grow cumbersome antlers every year, or how snakes slither? How Animals Work explains the structures and systems of animal bodies, using photographs and diagrams to show how animals use their anatomy to move, communicate, hunt, and feed, and how their bodies enhance their chances in the struggle for survival.
Unlike a Christmas birthday, which can get easily overlooked during the holiday commotion, a Halloween birthday party is a special unicorn — much like your little princess, superhero or monster. And just like those peanut butter cups you're giving out to trick-or-treaters, Halloween and birthdays are "two great things that go great together!" No need to rack your brain for some far-out theme — costumes and candy are a given. But you can still flex your creativity and choose unique decorations, invitations and much more to make your kiddo's Halloween birthday party a howling success. Keep scrolling for some frightfully fun inspiration.
What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bathtime a breeze!
There are times when we don't want glitter or ruffles or confusing designs splattered all over our kids' clothes. That's why we love Primary. Their clothes are basic and simple and can be worn over and over again. Another reason we love Primary? They're also making Halloween easy by inspiring parents to take matters into their own hands to create clever and adorable DIY Halloween costumes without having to pick up a needle and thread. Best of all, the costumes can have a second life—the hoodie your little guy wore for his dragon costume can be the same hoodie he wears to school the following week — minus the scales, of course. Scroll to see our favorite Primary DIY costume picks, along with details on how to make them and where to buy the essential pieces.
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.
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.
Selecting the coolest (and most durable) kids' shoes for fall and beyond can be quite the ordeal — no pressure, Mom and Dad! Thankfully, Pediped has an incredible inventory of shoes and sandals that will have your little one stepping out in style at school, the playground and beyond. Plus, now until September 30, 2018, you can enjoy 20 percent off your Pediped purchase by using code PARENTING20!
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'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.
It's never too early to get a little one hooked on reading. These fun, personalized storybooks for kids combine entertainment with education, making your budding bookworm the hero of their own story. Whether it's a Disney story or a bedtime story, get your birthday and Christmas gift shopping done early and order one of these unique page-turners from Amazon, Etsy or Uncommon Goods now!
Whether your child's school uniform is a sweater and khakis or a sweet dress, these classic pieces earn an A-plus for style.
Whether you're looking for baby bottles to help prevent colic, sturdy glass baby bottles, soft silicone bottles or something in between — we've rounded up the very best baby bottles for newborns
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.
From pint-size furniture to decorations that double as playtime favorites, here are some of the best playroom ideas for toddlers
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.
All Ducks Are Birds is Tara's debut self-published work, sure to delight children with the colorful illustrations and the silly sy...llogisms common in philosophical logic. All children notice similarities and differences. To put these observations in a logical frame work is a higher order of thinking cultivated through the patterns of reasoning a child would use to deduce that similar qualities do not necessarily make all things the same. Not all birds are ducks. read more
It's lights. . . camera. . . and plenty of action! Movie monsters seem to be coming to life on a horror movie set that is currentl...y filming in Sea City, the home of the Pep Squad Mystery Club. Can the members of the Sea City High School cheerleading squad save the film by catching the evil Monsters On The Movie Set? Pep Squad Mysteries is a series of mystery chapter book adventures aimed at preteen readers and up. read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we kno...w it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. read more
A Boy and His String is about the innocence of little ones. The imagination kids possess amazes me every day. Just a simple piece ...of string can ignite such creativity. This book was written after some sort of gift-giving reason. There was all those new and old toys, and there sat my two-year-old and a simple piece of yarn. For days, he played with it, doing all the things in this book, plus more. read more
Take a look inside the world's biggest truck and other powerful machines! The Caterpillar 797 has tires over 13 feet high and can ...carry weights of up to 360 tons — the equivalent of 144 pickup trucks! This mechanically minded coloring book reveals the insides of exciting vehicles, including the Ariane rocket, a snowmobile, submarine, backhoe, and other machines. More than 20 cutaway illustrations expose the inner workings, and brief captions identify individual parts. read more
All the parts of our body work together and make it run smoothly.This series provides a complete introduction to the systems that ...keep our body working. read more
Parachutes can be used for emergency landings. But they can also be used for flying fun Who packs a parachute? And how does its li...ght fabric keep you afloat? Discover the answers inside this book Learn about how different aircraft work in the How Flight read more
Readers with inquisitive minds are guaranteed to enjoy this fascinating look at life science in action. Highlighting one of Earths... most popular animals, this book investigates the science behind the polar bears unique adaptations. Each chapter is accompanied by vibrant photographs, which complement the text. Manageable language explains advanced concepts in an accessible manner. This innovative take on curricular subject matter promotes Next Generation Science Standards. read more
More than 20 pictures to color expose the insides of common products to reveal how they work. Full-page images include an electric... guitar, air conditioner, blender, laptop computer, vacuum cleaner, and other familiar devices. Cutaway illustrations feature short captions that identify individual components and explain their functions. read more
*NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book* *Junior Library Guild Selection 2017* Only a few dozen vertebrate animals have evolved true... gliding abilities, but they include an astonishing variety of mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.North America’s flying squirrels and Australia’s sugar gliders notwithstanding, the vast majority of them live in rainforests. Illustrated with arresting photographs, Catching Air takes us around the world to meet these animals, learn why so many gliders live in Southeast Asia, and find out why this gravity-defying ability has evolved in Draco lizards, snakes, and frogs as well as mammals. Why do gliders stop short of flying, how did bats make that final leap, and how did Homo sapiens bypass evolution to glide via wingsuits and hang gliders―or is that evolution in another guise?Fountas & Pinnell Level R color photography read more
Imagine that you are afraid, but instead of running and yelling for help, you pretend to be a stick. That's how an inchworm defend...s itself! Animal Defenses reveals the unique ways in which animals protect themselves. Easy-to-do experiments and activities explain the tricks animals use to help them survive. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book is an innovative approach to understanding animal life. Containing lots of interesting facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life. read more
Honeybees do a special dance to tell their hive mates where to find food. A group of ground squirrels will rush a threatening snak...e and throw sand in its face. Babysitter flamingos watch over hundreds of chicks while the mothers are away hunting. Whether it's to find food, protect themselves or raise their young, animals live and work together in amazing ways. Containing lots of interesting facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life. read more
Learn how to draw almost 100 of the cutest animals EVER . . . in no time at all! Enter planet CUTE! This follow-up to How to Dra...w Cute Stuff teaches kids how to draw a menagerie of adorable creatures, from cats, dogs, hedgehogs, and hamsters to dolphins, bunnies, swans, and unicorns. An introduction explains the popular Kawaii style of art, step-by-step how-to sequences make the process simple enough for beginners, and interactive pages get budding artists practicing right away. read more
Follow the adventures of Lulu in this full colored book, as she explores the world around her to answer the question, "How Do the ...Animals Live?" Visit a bird's nest, way up high in the tree tops. Hang upside down with her in a bat cave. Build a dam with Lulu and her beaver friend. Her imagination runs wild as she travels high and low, around the globe, in this fun-filled journey! read more
With so many species competing for food, animals have developed fascinating methods of finding the food that keeps them fat and ha...ppy. How do animals find food? lets children in on such techniques as pack and solitary hunting, and poisonous animals. read more
In this title in the Animal Behavior series, kids will find out which animals hibernate and why, the difference between true hiber...nators and deep sleepers, where animals hibernate, what happens while they hibernate, and much more. Whether to avoid extreme weather, conserve energy or survive on meager resources, animals hibernate in some unexpected ways. Packed with illustrations, facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, Animals Hibernating is an innovative approach to understanding animal life. read more
In this book the author shows you exactly how to make your own adorable baby animal collector's dolls, leading you through the ent...ire process every step of the way. Your dolls won't cost much to make, and every doll will be an original, one-of-a-kind... read more
Book by Pascoe, Elaine
With this simple drawing guide, children will learn lessons on how to use basic shapes to draw a lion, alligator, gorilla, coyote,... ostrich, and 25 other animals. It's a fun, easy way to learn the fundamentals of line, shape, and dimension while producing a gallery of drawings beginners will be proud to show friends and family. Blank practice pages are also included. read more
Easy and fun to use, this guide shows aspiring artists of all ages how to draw creatures of the forest. Even if you’ve never been ...able to create a likeness of an animal, you’ll find it simple to follow these step-by-step diagrams.Using circles, ovals, and other shapes, the diagrams demonstrate how to create images of common animals such as a skunk, fox, raccoon, and moose. They also depict some of the woodlands’ more exotic denizens — a forest wolf spider, a star-nosed mole, a sharp-shinned hawk, and a silver-haired bat. Not only will you learn to form realistic drawings, you’ll be on the way to mastering the basics of shape development and understanding the fundamentals of form and dimension. read more
Learn how to make 18 stuffed animal projects with original sewing patterns and illustrated instructions with this endearing new gu...ide!With a complete overview of techniques and materials, How to Make Stuffed Animals shows that making these cuddly... read more
This coloring book is so much more than just presenting art pieces. It will also teach you a thing or two about technology. Colori...ng and learning are tightly linked because the latter always follows the former. Coloring is very effective in processing information because it is hands-on. Every stroke creates an imprint that’s difficult to forget. Color now! read more
Pages: 25, Edition: 1st, Hardcover, Blossom Press
Many animals take refuge in underground burrows, from small frog burrows in the desert to the sprawling burrows of prairie animals.... Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources. read more
All animals have babies. But how do different animals take care of their babies? What happens to the babies as they grow up? Begin...ning readers can get just the facts, while the accompanying text for more advanced readers gives more fun and fascinating information. read more
Discusses the many ways animals communicate, including voices, sounds, dialects, colors, body patterns, light, body language, and ...touch. read more