The See-Saw Workbook (Collins Big Cat)
An engaging workbook for children who are using the Big Cat series. These workbooks accompany the popular Collins Big Cat series. They enable children to practise and reinforce the target vocabulary and language structures presented in each corresponding Collins Big Cat reader through enjoyable puzzles, games and activities, as well as through more traditional comprehension exercises.Tracing, copying and eventually free-writing tasks build and develop children’s wrial comprehension exercises.Tracing, copying and eventually free-writing tasks build and develop children’s writing skills as they progress through the Bands, Pink A to Lime. A fun quiz to test understanding, and a reward certificate at the back of each Workbook, enable children to feel a sense of progress as they learn to read more confidently in English.… read more
Summer's almost over and it won't be long before it's time to head back to school. But why make your kids spend the last days of vacation in stores when you can do all of your shopping online at Target? Whether you're using Target School List Assist or picking out your own classroom essentials, we've rounded up our favorite Target school supplies that you can shop below.
Mastering the art of diapering requires proper instruction, and the right diaper changing accessories. Managing the mess can be downright icky at times, but having the correct sized diaper as well as baby wipes that suit your baby's skin needs, makes all the difference. Be prepared for any and all potential diapering dilemmas—there are sure to be a few—by learning more about your diapering options.
Going back to school after a super summer vacation is no fun. But going back-to-school shopping? Now that's fun! What kid doesn't love picking out new backpacks, lunch boxes, notebooks, pens, crayons and more? We've rounded up some of our favorite back-to-school supplies, all available at Walmart. Shop them below.
Selecting the coolest (and most durable) kids' shoes for fall and beyond can be quite the ordeal — no pressure, Mom and Dad! Thankfully, Pediped has an incredible inventory of shoes and sandals that will have your little one stepping out in style at school, the playground and beyond. Plus, now until September 30, 2018, you can enjoy 20 percent off your Pediped purchase by using code PARENTING20!
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.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
Between the swollen ankles and that growing belly, pregnancy is no joke! Don't limit yourself to restricting pants and try these comfy maternity leggings instead.
The diaper bag. It is a necessary part of parenthood, from baby's first few days in this world well into what may be their toddler years. It can seem daunting at first to try and determine what defines "must-have" versus "meh, maybe not" on-the-go gear. That's why we've rounded up our favorite diaper bag essentials, from a few ideas as to what to pack in a diaper bag for the hospital to what might even be a bit of a "bonus" for mom and dad. Speaking of, not much differs when it comes to diaper bag essentials for dad or mom, but guys on the go may appreciate a diaper bag backpack or duffle of their very own. You know, to avoid potential paisley prints or darling designs perhaps less desired by some dudes.
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.
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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.
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.
Robust, multiple-level reproducibles offer solutions based on the latest reading strategies. The packet includes content-rich acti...vity sheets, quizzes, and a final exam for direct student use. read more
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the s...ame format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher. read more
A parade of irresistible penguinsfrom climates warm and coldswim, slide, and waddle across the pages of Penguins, Penguins, Everyw...here! The enticing combination of bright, playful collage artwork and simple, rhyming text, plus illustrations of all 17 penguin species make this an ideal choice for the youngest readers. read more
Hippo wants to play on the see-saw. But who will play with him? In this humorous story a hippo wants to go on a see-saw, but no ot...her animal is heavy enough to get hippo off the ground. It takes a group of animals to do it – and in the end, it is a tiny mouse that makes the difference.• Pink B/ Band 1B books offer emergent readers simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions.• Text type - A story with a predictable structure and patterned language.• Pages 14 and 15 feature a flow chart, an ideal opportunity to retell the story in sequence. read more
An engaging workbook for children learning English with the Big Cat series. These workbooks accompany the popular Collins Big Cat ...series. They enable children to practice and reinforce the target vocabulary and language structures presented in each corresponding Collins Big Cat reader through enjoyable puzzles, games and activities, as well as through more traditional comprehension exercises.Tracing, copying and eventually free-writing tasks build and develop children’s writing skills as they progress through the Bands, Pink A to Lime. A fun quiz to test understanding, and a reward certificate at the back of each Workbook, enable children to feel a sense of progress as they learn to read more confidently in English. read more
An engaging workbook for children who are using the Big Cat series. These workbooks accompany the popular Collins Big Cat series. ...They enable children to practise and reinforce the target vocabulary and language structures presented in each corresponding Collins Big Cat reader through enjoyable puzzles, games and activities, as well as through more traditional comprehension exercises.Tracing, copying and eventually free-writing tasks build and develop children’s writing skills as they progress through the Bands, Pink A to Lime. A fun quiz to test understanding, and a reward certificate at the back of each Workbook, enable children to feel a sense of progress as they learn to read more confidently in English. read more
A Workbook enabling children to practise the language points presented in the Reader.
An engaging workbook for children learning English with the Big Cat series.
This colourful book with hilarious cartoons is a wordless story set in the jungle. A pair of monkeys have their eye on a juicy-loo...king fruit hanging just out of reach. The story follows their inventive but unsuccessful attempts to grab the fruit. read more
This story with a familiar setting is about Lenny's family who go to the local park to fly his new kite. Lenny takes great care to... hold on to his kite, but then Mum has a turn. She holds on tightly too, but trips over the dog, and falls into the pond. The other children try to help, so they all arrive home soaking wet and muddy!• Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language.• Text Type - A story with a familiar setting.• The storyboard on pages 14 and 15 provides an opportunity for children to retell the story in their own words.• Curriculum links - Science: pushes and pulls.• This story is paired with a non-fiction book on the same theme: The Wind by Monica Hughes (Band 3/Yellow).• This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. read more
Tom is in trouble. He is hanging precariously from a ledge on the edge of a cliff and his friend Alex is desperately trying to get... help for him. But will he be able to find the strength in himself to hold on until help arrives? This thought-provoking story was written by Alan Durant. read more
Follow the life of a little boy called Oliver as he goes from being a workhouse orphan to a life with a group of young pickpockets.... Will he ever manage to escape his life of crime? This wonderful retelling of the classic Charles Dickens story was written by Hilary McKay. • Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language.• Text type: A retelling of a story by a significant author• Curriculum links: Literacy: Extended stories/Significant authors; read more
Cinderella is tired of a life of chores, but everything changes when her fairy godmother turns up. But just as she meets her perfe...ct prince, the clock chimes twelve and she has to run. Will this retelling of the traditional fairytale end happily ever after? read more
Locked away inside a cold, stone tower for many years, the beautiful Rapunzel is desperate to escape. But is there any way out?
This action-packed graphic novel retells the legend of King Arthur, following him as he is transformed from an ordinary young boy ...to a powerful and famous monarch. Written by Mary Hoffman, this well-known story has been brought to life with illustrations by Dante Ginevra. • Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. • Text type: A graphic novel set in the past read more
Faster than a speeding boat, and more exciting than a trip on a bobsleigh, this fact-packed non-chronological report looks at the ...fastest animals and machines in the world. Action-packed illustrations and photographs accompany text explaining what enables each featured animal or machine to be so fast. read more
Young Hercules is challenged by the King to carry out seven labours - no problem, although the King is less impressed when he brin...gs back the evidence and stinks out the palace. read more
This little bird may be small, but it’s very helpful to bigger animals. This photographic non-fiction book shows how the bird is a...ble to help the larger animals around it, set against the stunning backdrop of Africa.• Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language• Children can recap the different ways the bird can help other animals on pages 14–15.• Text type: A simple non-fiction book• Curriculum links: Citizenship: Animals and us read more
Explore the extraordinary world of water bears, tiny animals that you can find all around but only see with a microscope. Learn al...l about where they live, what they do, and how you can discover them for yourself in this simple non-fiction report accompanied by fantastic scientific pictures that bring the microscopic to life in a fun, exciting way • Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language. • Text type: A simple non-fiction report. • A summary of the steps to finding water bears on pages 14-15 helps children to recap the book and provides a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities. • Curriculum links: Knowledge and understanding of the world read more
The story follows Goldilocks' journey through the bears' house as she samples their bowls of porridge and tries out their three di...fferently-sized beds. When Goldilocks is discovered sleeping in Baby Bear's bed, however, the story takes a different twist and Goldilocks is invited to join them for breakfast. read more
The survival of the white continent’s most famous inhabitants is the subject of this beautiful book. The beauty of Antarctic and t...he enchanting secrets of its penguin population is brought to life with a delightful series of photographs by the Big Cat Diaries team of Jonathan and Angela Scott. • White/Band 10 books have more complex sentences and figurative language. • Text type - A non-chronological report. • A poster on pages 30 and 31 advertises the highlights and attractions of the magical land of Antarctica, providing opportunities for speaking, listening and writing activities. • Curriculum links - Geography: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear? Passport to the World. read more
Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 13 books feature longer and more complex sentence structures. Sentences make use of a wide range of stylistic features which reflect progression in the teaching of Arabic grammar. Stories may also contain more literary, metaphorical language, including similes and other figurative language to help the reader create mental images, plus exaggeration for dramatic or humorous effect. Non-fiction titles contain longer, more formal sentences and a broader range of unfamiliar terms. "You won't catch me, you won't eat me...!" This original twist on the traditional Gingerbread Man tale sees the crafty breadster zipping through India, past the well, the market, the temple, eluding all pursuers, until he reaches the river ... A visual summary of the Indian scenery on pages 30 and 31 helps children to recap the main events of the story. read more
Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progre...ssion of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 6 books provide an advance on level 5. Sentences are still highly repetitive but slightly longer, with simple story development supported by illustrations. Double spacing is used between words to ensure children see where each new word in a sentence begins and ends. Although the focus at level 6 remains on reading the core words, the concept of reading hamzat al-wasl and sun letters correctly is introduced in non-verbal sentences of up to 4-5 words. This non-fiction book takes you on a journey into the jungle and looks at the people, animals and wildlife that live there, including parrots, monkeys and big cats. Photographs of all the different things that can be found in the jungle on pages 14-15 help children to recap and provide a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities. read more
A wonderful retelling of Oscar Wilde’s classic story about a fierce, angry giant, who wants nothing to do with the children who pl...ay in his beautiful garden. But when he finds himself miserable and alone in an eternal winter-land, it’s an act of kindness to an unlikely friend that brings back Spring and, finally, happiness. Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. read more
A shepherd boy decides to play a trick on the people in his village by telling them that there is a wolf nearby. But will the vill...agers believe him when a wolf really does turn up? This witty retelling of the traditional story was written by Saffy Jenkins.• A shepherd boy decides to play a trick on the people in his village by telling them that there is a wolf nearby. But will the villagers believe him when a wolf really does turn up? This witty retelling of the traditional story was written by Saffy Jenkins.• Pink A/Band 1B books offer simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions.• Children can recap the journey of the boy as he plays tricks using the story map on pages 14–15.• Text type: A traditional tale• Curriculum links: Personal, social and emotional development read more