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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Refresh your children's wardrobe by shopping at these stylish, yet affordable, kid clothing brands that your little one will actually love.
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.
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.
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
It's easy for parents to get spooked trying to choose the perfect Halloween costumes for their little ones. Between the overwhelming choices (princess or witch? superhero or villain?) to the barrage of opinions from their little boys and ghouls, deciding on the perfect costumes for kids can be, well, tricky. But with a little help from the Happiest Place on Earth, we've conjured up the best Disney Halloween costumes for kids this year. Whether it's her favorite Disney Junior character (you're singing the theme song now, aren't you?) or his beloved Pixar pal, here's some supercalifragilistic inspiration to make your little hero or magical creature's Halloween dreams come true.
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 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.
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.
Having trouble picking out toys that your kids will love and you can feel good about buying? Let us help you with this guide to our favorite natural, sustainable, environmentally friendly toys.
After picking the 100th sticker off my sock I knew it was time to make my kids a blank sticker book. Something they were excited t...o have and somewhere to place the stickers other than the wall, the floor or their sibling's face.There are 64, 8 x 10... read more
Fun and healthy yoga exercises for kids and adults.Many children do not instinctively understand the importance of relaxation and ...meditation. It can be a difficult concept to grasp for someone at a young age. Yoga can be an accessible and fun way for... read more
Help children embark on a voyage of self-discovery with this 104 Activities That Build Self-Esteem Book. It makes teaching and lea...rning by playing games a simple and fun experience for everyone. This activities book can help children develop skills in... read more
A comprehensive, skill-building bullying prevention activity book for school-aged readers
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 our nation's leaders, from their nicknames and birthdays to their hobbies and pets. 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
Solve the puzzles to discover fun facts about people who got there first! Who was the first person to set foot on the moon? The fi...rst contestant to win American Idol? The first signer of the Declaration of Independence? More than 30 activities offer eye-opening educational and entertaining facts about historic, athletic, and pop culture "firsts" in the form of mazes, secret codes, crosswords, and other puzzles. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Solutions. 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
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
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
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
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
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