How long have people kept dogs as pets? Why are dolphins friendly? Do beavers perform rescue work, and are elephants really afraid of mice? The animal kingdom abounds in examples of curious behaviors as well as popular myths and intriguing facts. The captions for these mazes, spot-the-differences, and other puzzles explain the reality behind commonly observed animal activities, from sheep herding to shark attacks.
We all want our kids to read more, but finding the right e-reader for them can be tricky. We've broken down the specs on all the best e-readers on the market to let you know which device will have your kid devouring the most e-books.
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
Your kids will love this wearable tech, and you'll love that they're able to build healthier habits with these fun fitness and activity trackers.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Originally touted as a tool to help kids stay calm and focused, the fidget spinner quickly took off as one of the most sought-after toys of the year. While your kids are probably very familiar with the standard spinners, these unique fidget spinners will catch their attention and make the perfect gift.
10 full pages of colorfully illustrated and detailed stickers — over 1,000 stickers in all! Each page has a fashion-theme, offerin...g every sticker-adoring child the opportunity to create stylish outfits. Themed pages include Classic Collection, Work... read more
Spoil your sports fanatic with our All Star sticker book! This sticker book for kids is filled with hundreds of sports themed stic...kers from foam fingers and trophies to volleyballs and footballs. Add these stickers to scrapbook pages, party invitations and more. read more
Search for interesting things on holiday and when you see then stick a sticker in place with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity b...ook will get kids exploring airports beaches countryside towns and cities in search of i-SPY points. A fun interactive way to encourage curious children to learn about the world around them. What can you spot? Get i-SPYing with these features: * Vibrant colour coded photographs. * Sticker for each entry to use when item is spotted. * Points to score from common sights like ice cream (5 points) to top spots such as roller coaster (25 points). Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series! read more
The Frozen Sticker Book will be welcomed by any little girl who likes stickers and the movie Frozen. She'll enjoy peeling off and ...placing the pretty, colorful seals. This girl's sticker book will entertain her at home and when traveling. read more
This splendid global tour features wild animals living on every continent from Antarctica to North America. Little adventurers can... guide a baby panda through a maze, connect the dots to form an African elephant, find a rabbit and a deer hiding in the Everglades of Florida, detect the differences between two scenes from the Galapagos Islands, and travel from the rainforest to the North Pole to the desert with 34 activities — coloring, drawing, crosswords, hidden pictures, and other pleasant pastimes. Solutions included. read more
The poor owl! He fell out of his tree, and now he needs help to get back home. His squirrel friend wants to find her acorns. The s...kunk has gotten lost in the woods and is looking for his log. And the frog has to find a way to the other side of the pond.Youngsters can help these animals and 26 other creatures of the forest reach their objectives by showing them the way through a series of mazes. And when young navigators have completed their tasks, they can have even more fun by coloring the large, clearly drawn pictures. A great way to introduce children to members of the animal kingdom, these full-page mazes will also help them develop important problem-solving skills. read more
Puzzle fans of all ages will love these witty scenes of wildlife featuring clever concealments of incongruous items. For example, ...a clan of elephants munch their lunch amid a backdrop that includes, upon closer inspection, a Christmas stocking, feather, ski boot, hammer, thimble, and scissors. Other images feature amusingly absurd juxtapositions of unlikely items within portraits of a giraffe family, a chortling trio of hyenas, hatchling crocodiles, and a lone monkey among chattering parrots.Each of the 14 full-page illustrations appears with a chart of clues to its camouflaged objects. Their mysteries solved, the black-and-white puzzles offer hours of coloring fun. read more
Come along on a drawing and coloring safari! Every other page of this exciting book features a hidden picture puzzle that's alive ...with images of a particular animal. The pages in between offer sketchpads for doodlers ages 6 and up to draw their own renditions of the creature in question. And every page is perfect for coloring! read more
These 42 word search challenges range all over the animal kingdom for plenty of puzzle fun. Themes include regional habitats, from... the Arctic to Australia; creatures that burrow and those that employ camouflage; animals with horns; and herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores. Includes complete solutions. Features perforated pages for easy removal and display plus a bonus "Draw Your Own" page. Amazing Animals! Word Search and other Spark titles offer a wide variety of engaging activities that will foster creativity in children ages 6 to 10. read more
Tip-toe around a cave of sleeping bears, step back in time to watch a procession of dinosaurs, and wander through the Everglades, ...a barnyard, coral reef, and desert! These and other fun-to-color comic scenes are populated by endearing cartoon animals and loaded with hidden objects for you to find. A key on each page provides hints for what you're seeking, and solutions appear at the end. read more
Children will love using these stencils to trace and color 23 animal shapes depicting exotic creatures of the world's tropical for...ests; jaguar, toucan, agouti, chameleon, golden lion tamarin, Costa Rican golden toad, ocelot, harpy eagle, orangutan, mandrill, pangolin, hornbill, lemur, tapir, hummingbird, mountain gorilla, eyelash viper, emerald tree boa, iguana, and more. Printed on heavy stock, these sturdy stencils are perfect for all kinds of classroom projects or for decorating nurseries, children's rooms, playrooms — almost any flat surface. Since no scissors are needed, even very young children can use them. read more
Whimsical, eye-catching illustrations fill 25 fun-to-search picture puzzles featuring oodles of objects beginning with every lette...r from A to Z. Children will sharpen their alphabet skills with an outdoor painting session bursting with things beginning with the letter A . . . a funny birthday scene filled with letter B objects . . . and many more ready-to-color — and easy to learn from — illustrations! Solutions provided. read more
Join Christopher Columbus, Marco Polo, Vasco da Gama, Lewis and Clark, and other famous adventurers as they head for uncharted ter...ritory. A boatload of interesting historical details accompany fun-to-color scenes from the voyages. Word searches, mazes, spot-the-differences, and other puzzles challenge readers to help a Viking longboat navigate dangerous waters, explore an Aztec pyramid, and discover New World foods, from squash and pineapple to chocolate and vanilla. read more
Help Dorothy find the Scarecrow, count sheep with the Cowardly Lion, and watch out for flying monkeys! These spot-the-differences,... mazes, counting games, word jumbles, and other puzzles feature all of the lovable characters from the classic novel by L. Frank Baum. Kids from age 7 to 10 can enjoy over 30 different puzzles. And once they've figured out the challenges, it's time to color! read more
The checkered flag is about to drop for this fleet of sleek, futuristic cars! Gear up for dozens of mazes, word searches, crosswor...ds, dot-to-dots, and other puzzles, all centered around flashy vehicles. Each page offers plenty of coloring fun, and as a bonus treat, there's a pair of street racers to cut out and customize. read more
New York City is made up of five different boroughs and there are a lot of things to see and do. This activity-packed tour guide w...ill show you around Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island with coloring pages, crosswords, mazes, word searches, spot-the-differences, and other puzzles about the city that never sleeps. read more
With their big eyes, snaggle teeth, and funny shapes, these playful little monsters promise to both challenge and entertain childr...en. The cute characters appear in more than 30 activities: mazes, connect the dots, spot-the-differences, secret codes, matching and counting games, and more. Solutions are included, and the pictures are fun to color, too. read more
Won't you help George Washington find his false teeth? And guide Barack Obama to his lost basketball? Perhaps you'd like to seek o...ut Van Buren's bag of gold, discover Harding's teapot, and locate Taft's gavel? More than 30 mazes, search-and-find puzzles, and spot-the-differences activities feature playful illustrations and intriguing tidbits about all our nation's leaders, including Donald J. Trump, from their nicknames and birthdays to their hobbies and pets. read more
Enter a delightful, make-believe world filled with unicorn-themed puzzles that will provide hours of enchanting fun! More than 30 ...activities — each featuring whimsical drawings of the lovable fantasy creatures — include mazes, word puzzles, secret codes, spot the differences, hidden pictures, and loads of other entertaining challenges. Answers included. read more
Enjoy hours of coloring, learning, and laughing out loud! Loaded with big and busy double-page spreads, this treasury of ready-to-...color hidden picture scenes brims with brain-bending fun! Filled with comical things to find and tons of terrific facts, these 46 delightful activity pages seamlessly combine entertainment with education. Kids (and grown-ups, too) will have a blast scouring landscapes such as a wacky miniature golf course, an uncommonly crowded swimming pool, a surprise-filled comic book store, a unique amusement park, a festive birthday party in full swing, a prehistoric pasture of talking dinosaurs, and many more singular scenes that will hone concentration skills and create smiles. read more
Celebrate the spookiest night of the year with a ghoulishly good collection of 35 puzzles. Ranging from a haunted-house maze to a ...hunt for witches' hats, these cleverly creepy activities include matching games, riddles, crosswords, find-the-differences, and more — and each page can be colored! Complete solutions for puzzles appear at the end. read more
The game is afoot! Help the world-famous sleuth solve 32 brain-teasers! Based on the adventures of Sherlock Holmes, these captivat...ing puzzles transport young detectives back to Victorian London. Amid the top hats and horse-drawn carriages of Holmes' era, these activities will sharpen kids' observational and deductive skills. Challenges include code-breaking conundrums, memory and number games, hidden pictures, word jumbles, mazes, and other mind bogglers. Kids can also color the pictures once they've solved the mysteries. Complete solutions appear at the end. read more
Children will discover a hive of activity inside this big book of busy fun! Thirty exciting page include mazes, connect-the-dots, ...and word games galore — all starring adorable insects. Solutions appear at the end, in case anyone gets stuck. And after solving the puzzles, kids can have even more fun by coloring the lively pictures. read more
What position did Babe Ruth play for the Red Sox? Who is credited with organizing baseball's rules? (Hint: it's not Abner Doubleda...y.) How much does an official baseball weigh? Where and when was Major League Baseball's first night game played? Discover the answers to these and dozens of other trivia questions related to America's favorite pastime with this playful book. Young baseball fans are sure to pick up some interesting stats while having nine innings of fun with these 39 winning activities. Crossword puzzles, mazes, find-the-differences, and other challenges offer fascinating facts related to the game and its players. No need to worry about striking out — complete solutions appear at the end. read more
Alex's obsession with video games and horror movies has drawn him into a shadow world teeming with giant killer robots, zombie pir...ates, vampire ninjas, and other savage creatures. Help him dodge the beasts and find his way home by solving mazes, word searches, spot-the-differences, and other puzzles. Don't forget to color the action-packed pictures, too! read more
Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States, so there are lots of people to meet and places to go—and this activi...ty book will help you get around town. Coloring pages, word searches and scrambles, mazes, spot-the-differences, crosswords, and other fun puzzles reveal fun facts about the Willis Tower, the Field Museum, and other famous landmarks. read more