The bold, often raw beauty of Alaska's forests, mountains, valleys, and seas serves as a glorious backdrop for its native wildlife. Wolves, grizzlies, and mountain goats survey the majesty of the landscape while polar bears, beluga whales, and sea otters play in the offshore waters. Thirty accurately rendered drawings of these and other creatures of the Far North — all identified — are waiting to be brought to vivid life by your colors of choice.
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.
Have an L.O.L. Surprise! superfan in your life? We bet you do! The tiny big-eyed dolls have become one of the hottest toys of the holiday season. In fact, the range of merchandise featuring the mini figures goes far beyond the basic ball. From the new L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise set to L.O.L. Surprise! Pets to sparkly accessories and trendy fashions, we've uncovered the coolest items any L.O.L.-loving kid will totally flip for. Many of our picks are available from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target — but you better act quick because these toys are flying off the shelves. It's no mystery who will win Christmas this year by wrapping up these fun surprises for the kiddos!
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.
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.
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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.
Scratch "cuddly pets" off your Christmas toy list and snag one of these hilariously ferocious monsters instead. Grumblies are the fuming counterparts to Skyrocket Toys' sweet Pomsies. Each character has its own personality and design, plus over 40 fierce sounds and reactions. Tremor, Hydro, Bolt and Scorch will be your kid's best friend — until the fiery creature reaches full-on meltdown mode, of course. A Grumblies' short-fuse is something every parent and child knows a little bit about. These hot-headed and mischievous electronic plush toys are a major toy trend for kids this Christmas, so you might not want to wait for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Buy one (or the whole group!) and get early savings from Amazon and Walmart now.
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.
IN-4/4979 Holiday Coloring Books with Sticker Sheets 24 Piece(s) by Fun ExpressHoliday Coloring Books With Sticker Sheets. Bright ...colors and a dash of creativity will lighten up anyones holiday spirit. With 12 pages of fun pictures to color and two sticker sheets, kids will love filling each page with Christmas cheer. These books are perfect for tucking into gift bags or stockings in the classroom or at home. Each 7" 12-pg. book includes two 5" x 7" sticker sheets. (2 dozen books per unit) WARNING: CHOKING HAZARDSmall parts. Not for children under 3 years. read more
Filled with beautifully detailed patterns and interactive designs, this creative coloring book will provide hours of relaxation an...d stress relief. Break out your colored pencils, turn off your phone, find your favorite page, and let your imagination free! read more
Set your imagination free with this mesmerizing gallery of full-page illustrations. Your creativity will be challenged by 63 dynam...ic designs inspired by the works of M. P. Verneuil, Alphonse Mucha, and other Art Nouveau masters. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Art Nouveau Designs and other Creative Haven® coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress. read more
Design Originals, Creative Coloring: Inspirations:Team up with talented artist Valentina Harper as you personalize her exquisite l...ine drawingsValentina combines exhilarating words with flowing, intricate, and highly detailed patternsPrinted on high quality extra-thick paper that won't bleed through, all pages are pre-perforated for easy removal and displayThey are perfect for decorating with markers, gel pens, watercolors or colored pencilsThis book contains thirty coloring pagesAuthor: Valentina HarperSoftcover; 72 pagesPublished Year: 2014ISBN 978-1-57421-972-2 read more
Kids will go wild for these 30 unique animal designs! Fun and challenging images for young colorists include a paisley buffalo, po...lka-dotted gorilla, striped mountain goat, and plaid zebra. Features perforated pages printed on one side only for easy removal and display plus a bonus "Draw Your Own" page. Wildlife Designs Coloring Book and other Spark titles offer a wide variety of engaging activities that will foster creativity in children ages 6 to 10. Previously published as Go Wild! Wildlife Designs to Color. read more
DOVER PUBLICATIONS-Coloring Book: Butterflies. This treasury of detailed and accurately rendered pictures invites coloring book en...thusiasts to bring over forty species of butterflies to life in vivid color. Fact-filled captions and full-color illustrations are provided for each butterfly making this an excellent book not only for artists but nature lovers as well. This package contains one coloring book with forty-three pictures. Made in USA. read more
Wild animals in our midst come to vibrant life in this unique, carefully rendered coloring book from nature artist Dot Barlowe. Yo...u'll find 42 meticulously rendered black-and-white illustrations of creatures often seen in suburban or even city backyards. Included are a garter snake in a rock garden, two whitetail deer (Virginia deer) in a vegetable patch, a garden spider weaving a web among forsythia, Japanese beetles on a rose blossom, a box turtle in a strawberry patch, and chickadees amid branches of white pine as well as raccoons, slugs, honey bees, grackles, cardinals, gray squirrels building a nest, and a host of other flora and fauna.Captions accompany the illustrations, identifying the subjects in this fascinating, fun-filled collection. Backyard Nature Coloring Book is sure to delight nature lovers and to provide hours of entertainment for colorists of ages. read more
Circle the globe with Mr. Turtle and his young friends for fascinating views of animals in their natural habitats. You'll venture ...into the forest homes of owls, squirrels, and deer, and you'll survey the jungles where tigers, crocodiles, and orangutans dwell. A host of other sites include mountains, wetlands, rainforests, deserts, the African savanna, and the Australian outback — all populated by thriving wildlife communities! read more
Hailed by botanists for their scientific accuracy and by lovers of fine art for their peerless beauty, the botanical illustrations... of Pierre-Joseph Redouté appear in reproduction in millions of homes all over the world. This exquisitely rendered, ready-to-color collection features finely detailed adaptations of floral illustrations created by the great botanical artist at the behest of Empress Josephine, who maintained extensive gardens at her grand estate of Malmaison.Included here are 30 detailed, accurate illustrations of daffodils, daisies, peonies, sweet peas, violets, roses (Redouté's specialty), and other flowers. Colorists can bring their own conceptions of color and hue to these superb illustrations, or they can use the cover illustrations for inspiration and guidance in faithful re-creations of the master's work. read more
The Earth is home to thousands of species of birds. This fact-filled coloring book introduces 30 of the most fascinating. From the... Andean condor, with its wingspan of nearly eleven feet, to the tiny bee hummingbird, weighing in at less than an ounce, these remarkable birds come in all sizes and colors. Nature artist Ruth Soffer provides accurate, ready-to-color images of the roadrunner, the great hornbill, the emperor penguin, the blue-footed booby, the Raggiana bird of paradise, the European bee-eater, and other intriguing feathered creatures. read more
Thirty detailed illustrations to color depict a wide variety of U.S. and Canadian species and habitats, from an oriole perched in ...an apple tree to a bald eagle diving for fish in the Alaskan wilderness. Captions identify where species nest. Evoking the joys of nature, this book is a helpful companion to fledgling and experienced birdwatchers alike. read more
Twenty-nine bird species are spotlighted in this carefully rendered collection, where bluebirds frame the letter "B," an ibis stan...ds as high as the letter "I," a curious umbrella bird perches on the letter "U," and an "S" curves around the bodies of three mute swans. Additional varieties include: American Avocet Cardinal; Duck (Mallard) Egret; Goldfinch Painted Bunting; Quetzal Toucan; Warbler Xenops; and the multi-striped Zebra Finch.As a bonus, a lovely two-page spread features a quartet of winged creatures perched on the branches of a flowering tree. Identifying captions accompany each delightful drawing. read more
Thirty ready-to-color floral designs combine many accurately drawn flowers — tulip, iris, peony, rose, lily, daisy, zinnia and man...y others — into beautiful bouquets arranged in vases, pitchers and baskets, or in sprays tied with ribbons. read more
These crisp, accurate black-and-white illustrations await the vivid colors that help make these birds so distinctive. Forty-six sp...ecies include the green-tailed sylph, bird of paradise, scarlet ibis, rhinoceros hornbill, Mandarin duck, regal sunbird, and many other exotic specimens. Captions provide common and scientific names, range, and other information. Accurate color illustrations of all the birds appear on the book's covers. read more
This exciting coloring book introduces you to 46 of the world's most unusual animals — from the wandering albatross, with a wingsp...read of up to 11 feet, to the net-nabber spider, which drops a silken web on its prey.Realistically rendered by nature artist Ruth Soffer are the cheetah, the fastest land animal over short distance; the shock-producing electric eel; the amazing aye-aye, a nocturnal creature with a long, skeletal middle finger; the horned lizard, which squirts blood from the edges of its eyelids; and the Portuguese man-of-war, a variety of jellyfish with long, stinging tentacles. Also included are the giraffe, whale shark, glasswing butterfly, Tokay gecko, and many other animals considered especially unusual because of their shape, coloration, defenses, and adaptation for survival. Captions provide fascinating information about each animal. read more
This entertaining and educational coloring book introduces young nature lovers to more than 45 animals commonly found in the fores...ts of the eastern United States and Canada.Shown in their natural habitats are the honeybee, black carpenter ant, eastern box turtle, corn snake, luna moth, red fox, cedar waxwing, raccoon, star-nosed mole, silver-haired bat, porcupine, beaver, white-lipped forest snail, acorn moth, a black bear and its cubs, a short-tailed shrew, and many other birds, mammals, and insects. Accurate representations of the yellow birch, highland blueberry, trumpet creeper, eastern hemlock, red spruce, bur oak, shagbark hickory, and other forest vegetation are also included.A great way for youngsters to learn about forest creatures and their environment, this accurately rendered coloring book includes fact-filled captions identifying animals and plant life shown in the illustrations. read more
Congress established Yellowstone, the nation’s first national park, in 1872. Today there are 50 national parks within the United S...tates, encompassing an extraordinary diversity of terrain, animal life, and vegetation. From the dry deserts of Big Bend National Park in Texas to the icy wilderness of Gates of the Arctic National Park in Alaska, the wonderful natural heritage of America’s national parks is yours to color and enjoy in this exciting coloring book. Among the other parks features are Grand Canyon, Everglades, Great Smoky Mountains, Mammoth Cave, Petrified Forest, and many more. In addition to Peter Copeland’s detailed, carefully researched drawings, you’ll also find informative captions describing distinguishing features of each park, its wildlife, plants, and available activities for visitors. The result is not only an enjoyable and informative coloring book, but also a useful survey of the major attractions of these splendid preserves. read more
Everyone can recognize the bright cardinal by its brilliant scarlet plumage, or the blue jay by its equally striking azure, black,... and white coloration. But how many can quickly identify the bobwhite, the myrtle warbler, or the red-eyed vireo? Few of us, yet they are far from rare. Like most of the dozens of birds in this book, they may be easily and frequently spotted in or near cities and towns in most parts of the United States and Canada.Become familiar with all of these common yet beautiful species through these 46 large, lifelike drawings. Accurately rendered by artist Lisa Bonforte, these birds will quickly impress themselves on your memory as you enjoy coloring their variegated plumage. Captions provide common and scientific names as well as seasons and ranges in which the birds occur. All 50 species are also illustrated in full color on the covers.This book belongs to the Dover Pictorial Archive series, which means that graphic artists and designers will value these drawings as a convenient source of royalty-free art. read more
What do the wild yak and the chimpanzee have in common? The same thing as the cheetah and the sloth: Their populations are dwindli...ng. This beautifully illustrated coloring book spotlights 30 endangered species — from the marine environment of sea otters, manatees, and humpback whales to the jungle worlds of tigers, gorillas, and orangutans. A variety of magnificent birds facing extinction is also depicted — from whooping cranes to ivory-billed woodpeckers. With a description for each creature, plus habitat information, this guide is an entertaining way to get kids involved in environmental issues. read more
Nature lovers of all ages will thrill to the many varieties of sea and shore birds featured in this accurately rendered coloring b...ook. Forty-three realistic images created by nature artist Ruth Soffer depict 51 species of birds in typical aquatic and shoreline environments.Species include: Spotted sandpiper; Dunlin; Mallard; Hooded merganser; Herring gull; Magnificent frigate bird; Belted kingfisher; Great blue heron; and many more.Accompanying captions provide colorists with information such as where the birds build their nests, what they eat, how they eat, how they catch their prey, and where they spend winters.Entertaining and informative, this collection will be turned to again and again by bird lovers, environmentalists, and coloring book fans. read more
A squirrel makes its way along a snake's slippery body, a happy face can be found among the pebbles in desert sand, and a mini-lad...der lies on the sides of a beaver lodge. Sound unlikely? Not in this fun-filled collection of hidden pictures!Young puzzle fans are challenged to discover objects hidden in thirteen delightful nature scenes. Each colorable, full-page puzzle is accompanied by captions and pictures of the objects in the drawing. Solutions are provided. read more
These 30 realistic scenes feature dozens of forest animals in their natural habitats, from foxes and skunks to beavers and owls. E...ach page also includes simple facts that highlight the learning experience. Adding to the fun are four pages of full-color stickers that kids can use to complete each picture. read more
Sixteen graceful winged creatures glow with life when colored with crayons or other media and placed near a bright light. Handsome... drawings reveal accurate portraits of the belted kingfisher, ruby-throated hummingbird, American robin, eastern bluebird, northern cardinal, western tanager, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow, pine grosbeak, and seven other species. read more
Wildlife lovers will be charmed by the diverse group of animals in this artfully rendered collection. Boldly outlined for an elega...nt stained glass look, the 16 full-page illustrations depict whitetail deer, red fox, black bear, gray squirrel, marten, wolverine, caribou, lynx, opossum, raccoon, porcupine, and other animals. Simply color with pencils, felt-tip pens, crayons or paint, then hang near a window or other light source for beautiful stained glass effects. Great for a range of school projects, the translucent pages are perforated for easy removal. read more
Bird lovers and coloring book fans alike will treasure this splendid combination of stained glass illustration and avian art. Base...d on realistic paintings by John James Audubon, these meticulously re-created images depict 16 different species, including the cedar waxwing, mountain quail, greater flamingo, bald eagle, whooping crane, and other birds. read more
Sixteen stained glass butterfly images soar to imaginative heights! Posed against backgrounds of sunbursts, clouds, and lush tropi...cal gardens, these imaginary butterflies sport wings decorated with flowers and other fantastic ornaments. After coloring, the images will cast brilliant shadows when placed near lamps, windows, and other light sources. read more