Bursting with brightly colored illustrations, this fun-filled book is packed with more than 100 playful puzzles for children ages 8 to 12. Hours and hours of activities include mazes, matching and word games, secret codes, logic challenges, and so much more. All kids need is a pencil — no batteries required! Solutions are included.
Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
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.
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.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From pint-size furniture to decorations that double as playtime favorites, here are some of the best playroom ideas for toddlers
Winter can feel long and boring for kids and parents alike when the weather prevents outside play. But with these fun board games, there's no need for the winter blues—get the whole family laughing and learning with family game night.
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.
As your kids get a little bit older they can be harder to shop for. Don't settle for socks, impress them with these awesome Christmas clothing gifts instead.
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.
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
A workbook of bonding exercises and activities for preteen girls and their moms, to help promote communication about emotions and ...the tricky issues that tweens have to navigate. Sometimes it's hard to talk with your mom about feelings and situations... read more
A comprehensive, skill-building bullying prevention activity book for school-aged readers
The perfect book to introduce rhythm instruments to young children! Children make the sound of the ocean waves using shakers, pret...end to be a train using sand blocks, create a rainstorm with rhythm sticks, and perform circus tricks with jingle bells.... 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
Also known as "cross sums," this new Japanese puzzle sensation is rivaling the popularity of sudoku. Kakuro helps sharpen math ski...lls, and children will find these brainteasers both absorbing and entertaining. Designed especially for kids, the 48 puzzles are highlighted by whimsical illustrations.Kakuro is similar to both sudoku and traditional crossword puzzles. Like crosswords, kakuro presents clues both across and down. Numbers filling in the vacant squares must add up to the given clues. Like sudoku, kakuro does not allow you to use the same number in a row or column, although you can repeat a number in a row that is separated by a clue. Solutions appear at the back of the book. 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
Putting your thinking cap on has never been more fun! Fifty colorful pages of activities will test your math and logic skills as w...ell as your powers of observation. Perfect for 8- to 14-year-olds, these brain games involve figuring out the weight of plundered treasure, mapping New York City taxi routes, cracking secret codes, and other exciting challenges. read more
CLEVER SCENARIOS FOR CLEVER KIDSThe second book in Myles O'Smiles' kid-pleasing children's word-games series, with funny cartoons.... Great fun activity book or story-starter book for fans of Silly Willy and J. J. Wiggins.CLEVER SCENARIOS FOR CLEVER KIDS: Thinking Questions for Kids, a Would You Rather Children's GameNext time you want ideas to spark the imaginations of your students, perhaps to write a story, a personal essay, a video script or another form of writing...Next time you need a class discussion topic...Next time you want something fun to fill those last few minutes of class, or before vacation...may I recommend scenarios?Scenarios are What-If and Would You Rather word pictures. They encourage creative and analytical thinking.When kids share scenarios, they are becoming more aware of themselves and others and how they live. This is critical to developing the skills of empathy.Scenarios also help in developing communication skills such as being able to think before speaking or writing, organizing your thoughts and story-telling.Scenarios can be adapted to any subject or unit you're presenting to your students. Students can repeat the scenarios, choosing a different answer and outcome.These scenarios are designed for ages 8 to 12, but they're also relevant for students of all ages, encouraging reluctant learners, ESL students and mature students.Scenarios are interesting, intriguing and entertaining. There are no 'right' or 'wrong' answers, making them a useful classroom learning tool!This book has fun, challenging and intriguing scenarios, ready to spark your students' imaginations!For ages 8 to 12 and/or Grades 4 and up.This scenario-filled book also has 15 Illustrations.Suitable for libraries, home school and classroom teachers who want to build kids word power.Available in eBook, Paperback and Hardcover.Visit our website www.bestpetsforkids.fun for more good clean fun for kids and families! 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Finally, a beginning cookbook designed especially for children — and one that adds the fun of coloring to the joy of cooking. A Fi...rst Cookbook for Children contains a wide variety of yummy, mouth-watering recipes that kids love and love to fix: cheeseburgers, chicken, pizza, salads, sauces, desserts, dips, and much more.Assuming no previous cooking experience, the author gently guides the reader from start to finish with special sections on muffins, cakes, meat loaf, chicken, dips & dunks, corn bread, scalloped potatoes, biscuits, salads, hamburgers, fish, cookies, macaroni & cheese, pancakes, candies, dressings, pizza, baked ham, crudités, and rice.Simple, easy-to-follow instructions plus clear explanations of ingredients and utensils take a child through each step of food preparation and actual cooking. A helpful introduction includes lists of necessary equipment and basic ingredients along with five sample menus. A fun first cookbook for kids ages 10 and up, this volume offers 60 sure-to-please recipes. 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
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