What position did Babe Ruth play for the Red Sox? Who is credited with organizing baseball's rules? (Hint: it's not Abner Doubleday.) 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 wlayful 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
Back-to-school shopping is fun with these outfit ideas that parents and kids will love. These outfits will show off their personality and give them the confidence to tackle the upcoming school year.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
Walmart recently released its top contenders for best Christmas toys of 2018, just in time for Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales. Brands like Power Rangers, Jurassic World, Transformers and Play-Doh are perennial favorites on our must-have kids toy list. But this year, we're equally excited about the comeback of Polly Pocket, as well as some newer trendy toys from Little Live Pets, Pomsie and Grumblies. Hold onto your pocketbooks and ready your wallets, because Walmart is stocked up with the most in-demand toy brands and products this year. Peruse our top kids toy choices below.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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
Kids can have fun as they discover the speed of the fastest animal, which insect can jump 500 times its own height, how many muscl...es you use when you smile, and dozens of other interesting and surprising facts. Each of these 46 challenges poses a question that can be answered by following a maze to its end. Solutions provided. Nature Fun Facts Mazes and other Spark titles offer a wide variety of engaging activities that will foster creativity in children ages 6 to 10. Previously published as Nature Trivia Mazes. 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
Bursting with delightful activities, this little book shows kids what makes the states so special. They'll find fascinating facts ...about the United States and colorable activity pages. Plus, they'll explore and learn about America as they make their way through twisting mazes, crosswords, find-the-difference scenes, follow-the-dot puzzles, and more. Solutions are included. read more
Match the Empire State Building and the Space Needle with their states. Guide a Pennsylvania groundhog back to its underground den.... Solve a crossword puzzle using clues of familiar Alaska sights. These 48 puzzles cover all 50 states! Activities include follow-the-dots, word searches, find the differences, more. Solutions included. read more
If you love rearranging furniture, you'll have a grand time with this creative activity book. With some simple coloring, cutting, ...and folding, you can fill a make-believe house with 28 different types of home furnishings — from a bed covered in a colorful quilt, a four-drawer dresser with a mirror, and a comfy rocking chair to a tall grandfather's clock and an electric range.All you need are crayons, paints, or colored pencils, some scissors, and paste to create a houseful of bright and beautiful things. Simple instructions tell you how to fold and cut each piece of furniture and appliance. read more
Fish in trees? Carrots streaming out of a garden hose? It's true! You'll find all sorts of things where they're not supposed to be... in this hidden picture book. Easy-to-read captions and drawings tell you what to look for in 26 puzzles. When you've found all the "lost" objects, you can have even more fun by coloring each picture. read more
With this easy-to-solve puzzle book, children can learn the alphabet, sharpen their picture recognition skills, solve crosswords, ...and express their creativity through colors — while having fun every step of the way! Twenty-one delightful crosswords contain a variety of numbered objects that serve as clues to the puzzle's words. Children determine the names of the items and fill them in the appropriate "Across" and "Down" boxes in the crossword grid. Each crossword is based on a different letter: the "P" crossword features such picture clues as pig, pencil, and pizza. Plus, when children are finished with each puzzle, the whole page can be colored! read more
Whether you're off to an island paradise or a visit to Grandma's, don't forget to pack this big book of entertainment — it's the p...erfect travel companion for families on the go! Kids will love globe-trotting with 38 vacation-themed activities that include:• Riddles• Mazes• Search-a-word puzzles• Crossword puzzles• Spot-the-difference pictures• Dot-to-dots• Color-by-numbersSpecial Bonus: A Picture Journal with handy frames and a fill-in-the-blanks Travel Journal to help children preserve and treasure their adventures. 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
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
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
Baby Boomers wishing to share some of childhood's simple joys with their children and grandchildren will relish this book of easy ...home-based activities. Focusing on creativity rather than collecting, these engaging hobbies involve pets, papercrafts, painting, modeling, chemistry, and electricity. They require only common materials and can help foster a rewarding lifetime interest in art- and science-based pastimes. Hobbies include making a woodland or swamp terrarium; growing plants from seeds, stems, and roots; building a model sailboat or outrigger; and constructing a parachute or boomerang. Other activities range from building model villages and dioramas to making a magnet or compass and growing crystals. Helpful diagrams and other drawings appear throughout the book. read more
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. 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
Spot the differences between two pictures of a school of fish, guide a pirate through a maze to find his treasure, count the buzzi...ng bees in a garden scene, and figure out a secret code! Forty-six puzzle pages include word searches, hidden pictures, matching games, and other challenges. The charming illustrations are fun to color, too. Solutions are included. Features perforated pages for easy removal. Game Time! Puzzles & Activities and other Spark titles offer a wide variety of engaging activities that will foster creativity in children ages 6 to 10. read more
Getting from here to there is lots of fun with these 40 travel-themed activities that provide hours of entertainment. Kids can tak...e a ride in a plane, go on a fishing trip, and visit a farm, amusement park, the beach, and other exciting places. Puzzles include mazes, dot-to-dots, crosswords, secret codes, and more. Solutions are included. Features perforated pages for easy removal. Let's Go! Puzzles & Activities and other Spark titles offer a wide variety of engaging activities that will foster creativity in children ages 7 to 10. 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
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
Batter up with 45 winning activities, all based on America's favorite pastime! These puzzles and word games are sure to be a hit w...ith young baseball fans. Activities include crossword puzzles, mazes, follow-the-dots, find-the-differences, and other baseball-themed pursuits. Kids can pick up a few interesting stats while having nine innings of fun! In case of "strikeouts," see the back of the book for solutions. 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