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The only thing that comes close to competing with grandma's kisses or big bear hugs from grandpa is still being small enough to climb into their laps for a cuddle and a story. This selection of sweet picture books available on Amazon celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren by teaching little ones just how much they are loved. Below, our favorite books for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
Turn playtime into a fun teaching moment with classic, colorful Montessori toys for your tot designed to stimulate, promote creativity and develop fine motor skills. Parents will love the PVC-free materials, and kids will enjoy a hands-on learning experience playing and mastering new skills by building, sorting, counting and learning to tie, button and snap. Check out our roundup of the best Montessori toys (all under $35!) that are guaranteed to have imaginations running wild without all the bells and whistles of electronics.
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Home is where the heart is, but it's also where crawling babies and curious tots can cause serious injury to themselves. Keep your little one safe with baby proofing gear such baby gates, child monitors, safety locks and guards, and pacifiers and teethers, that are specially designed for children's safety.
Once all the holiday parties have died down and parents are back to work, the winter doldrums start to set in. Just because it's cold outside, that doesn't mean outdoor activities are out of the question. On the contrary, playing in the snow is one of the best ways to burn off (or chill out) all that pent-up energy. Plus, besides skating and sledding, there are all sorts of creative toys, games and even productive — snow chores, anyone? — things to do in the great, winter outdoors for kids and they're all available on Amazon now.
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.
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Create gorgeous geometric art with Klutz's meticulously-designed gears and book of draw-right-on-'em pages. Translucent gears and ...rubber feet on the frame were engineered for maximum ease of use. Updated project ideas and a six-color quick-switch pen inspire stunning rainbow-bright spirals. Now packaged with tons of workspace and storage - perfectly sized for a zillion and one spirals. read more
Excerpt from Choice Literature, Vol. 5Charles dudley warner once said, To teach a child to read, and not teach it what to read, is... to put a dangerous weapon into its hands.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Mother Bear has a secret! In fact, she has two of them. They're her brand new cubs — Boxer and Woof-Woof. The arrival of the Green... Forest's newest inhabitants has Peter Rabbit, Chatterer the Red Squirrel, Prickly Porky, Hooty the Owl, and other forest creatures all astir over the goings-on in the Bear household. Young readers, too, can share the excitement as they learn how the twins get even with Peter Rabbit, find out what happens when the bears meet their father, discover why Mother Bear has to rescue her cubs, learn why Boxer gets a spanking, and much more.Brimming with traditional values, gentle humor, and real lessons about nature and wildlife, Thornton Burgess's engaging tale reveals why he's a grandmaster at storytelling. The simple text, reset in large, easy-to-read type and complemented with four charming illustrations from the original edition by Harrison Cady, will captivate today's readers as much as it charmed audiences generations ago. read more
Once again Shelia L. Anderson weaves a tale of a wayward animal: a bat! This “somewhat true” story is hilarious, as well as instru...ctional. Bert, our hero, flies, or stumbles, into a house of humans, and pandemonium ensues! And horror of horrors, he loses his hearing! A bat disaster! Included among the elements of a really funny story are wonderful “bat facts” and loads of pictures that are sure to pique the interest of children and adults alike. Whatever you thought about bats before, Bert the bat will definitely find a spot in your heart! Anderson combines science with fiction and adds some fun and invents another genre: "fun science fiction!" What an adventure! read more
It's summertime and Miss Cornfield's students play in the water with their magical animals. Not everyone enjoys the pool, though. ...Hatice fears she will never pass her swim test and Henry, who has run away from home, must fend for himself in the woods. It seems like they can only count on one friend in the whole world: a magic leopard. read more
Miss Cornfield, the owner of the Magical Animals Store, has disappeared. The new substitute at the school wants to suspend everyon...e. Ronja and Lucas, two students doing poorly in math, are the ones suffering the most. Perhaps all they need is the help of one special friend. read more
No one outside of the school is supposed to know about the magical animals. Ida's best friend Miriam comes to visit and she is ver...y curious. If that's not enough, the building is about to collapse due to a series of holes that mysteriously appear. Everyone is on guard, including the latest arrivals of magical animals. read more
Ida is new to the school and she does not know anyone. Benni has been a student for a while, but he has never had much luck making... friends. They are the perfect candidates to receive the first magical animals: Rabbat the fox and Henrietta the turtle. They end up changing the school and the lives of Ida and Benni forever. read more
Discover new friends in this second title of the collection: the penguin, the dog, the fox, the polar bear, the bee, and the croco...dile. This fabric book, soft to the touch, includes a sound chip on the cover, pages that make sounds when touched, and colored labels to stimulate children’s play. read more
Una noche de luna llena un peludo mamut acompaña a un niñito a dar un emocionante paseo. Juntos cruzan unos parajes habitados por ...un tigre dientes de sable, una risueña hiena e incluso un enorme oso pardo. Un cuento maravilloso ilustrado por Emily Gravett, la excepcional artista gráfica galardonada con el premio Greenaway, y escrito por la no menos excepcional Julia Donaldson. / A hairy mammoth takes a cheeky little baby on a thrilling ride through a moonlit landscape populated by a saber-toothed tiger, a leaping hare, a laughing hyena and even, just maybe, by a big brown bear... But where are they going? And what has it got to do with the baby's scribblings on the cave wall? read more
It's summertime and Miss Cornfield's students play in the water with their magical animals. Not everyone enjoys the pool, though. ...Hatice fears she will never pass her swim test and Henry, who has run away from home, must fend for himself in the woods. It seems like they can only count on one friend in the whole world: a magic leopard. El mundo está lleno de animales que pueden hablar, aunque casi nadie lo sepa. read more
Immerse yourself in the magical stories within this beautiful volume, in which you will find some of the most well-known tales suc...h as The Sleeping Beauty and Hansel and Gretel. With delicious illustrations, this storybook will appeal to both young and old. read more
This book, printed on 100% recycled paper, introduces children to the sea and animals that live there.
The forest is brimming with life. This book, printed on 100% recycled paper, introduces children to the plants and animals that li...ve there. read more
This board book will help develop fine motor skills as young children help a little penguin find his way in an animal adventure.
This book uses a group of colorful robots to teach children opposites in a fun, interactive way. Lift the page and the opposite is... revealed. Un pequeño libro con grandes robots, altos y bajos, secos y mojados, silenciosos y ruidosos, robots Bots. read more
Filled with rare photographs and original illustrations, this collection entertains children while teaching them about creatures f...rom a variety of environments. Each book includes interactive games that promote learning and the development of memory skills. With richly illustrated original drawings and stunning photographs, this entertaining book will answer children’s questions about circus animals through games and activities. Llena de fotografías raras e ilustraciones originales, esta colección entretiene a los niños y a la vez les enseña sobre los animales de varios hábitats. Cada libro incluye juegos interactivos que promueven el aprendizaje y el desarrollo de la memoria. Con dibujos originales suntuosamente ilustrados y fotografías excepcionales, este libro entretenido contestará las preguntas que los niños puedan tener sobre los animales del circo mediante juegos y actividades. read more
Ana Pez apuesta al juego de interactividad posible en el libro impreso en un tiempo en el que estos proyectos parecen limitarse al... terreno electrónico. Impreso a dos tintas y con un inteligente uso de unos lentes de acetato rojo que hacen invisible la tinta naranja, este libro plantea dos recorridos: el que emprende un niño escondido en una caja de cartón, convencido de que es invisible, y el que hacen los adultos que se topan con este personaje, sin alcanzar a ver lo que él descubre: una selva poblada de animales feroces, un viaje al espacio, un mar lleno de peces y sirenas y otros divertidos paisajes. Este álbum sumerge al lector en una experiencia de lectura novedosa y a la vez divertida que será disfrutada por chicos y grandes. ¡Sorpréndete y descubre la historia oculta en estas páginas! read more
- ¿Quieres saber sobre la Aldea que fundan los piratas de la tripulación del Capitán Tarraya? - ¿Cómo las X-sirenas casadas con lo...s piratas viven? - ¿Por qué el Capitán Tarraya les pide a todos guardar el secreto de la ALDEA PIRATA, pueblo Mágico? - ¿Saber sobre el Cordón Mágico, que se encuentra a lado de la ALDEA PIRATA? - ¿Quién lanzó el hechizo en el área del Cordón Mágico? - ¿Por qué se quedaron atrapados el sacerdote UAY-KIN, su asistente Yabax y las doncellas? - ¿Por qué el rey (Cacique) COCOM funda la escuela de la sabiduría en la ALDEA PIRATA? - Todos estas preguntas encuentran sus respuestas dentro de la novela “ALDEA PIRATA, PUEBLO MÁGICO,” que el Capitán Tarraya les narra en sus aventuras dentro de un mundo que va desde la realidad hasta otro mundo de fantasía. . .donde Capitán Tarraya, partiendo de leyendas e historias de lugareños, llega también a tocar lo sobrenatural. . . ¡A Vivirlo! read more
Primeros 100 Animales introduce nuevas palabras y conceptos.Primeros 100 es un conjunto de libros acolchados, diseñados para intro...ducir nuevas palabras y conceptos.Los niños pequeños son introducidos a sus primeros animales mediante brillantes fotografías y sencillas etiquetas.El libro ofrece la oportunidad para que los niños miren y señalen, haciendo que sea perfecto para que niños y padres lo lean juntos.El formato de libro acolchado es también fácil para que pequeñas manos lo sostengan y lo lean. read more
Certain sea slugs have developed a remarkable defensive adaptation - they can use the stinging cells of the sea anemones they eat ...to protect themselves. Whether adapting over millions of years or in the blink of an eye, this work examines the ever-changing world of animals. It is intended for ages 4-8. It contains text in Spanish. read more
Explains that animals hide to avoid being eaten or to catch their dinner, and discusses camouflage, mimicry, and other methods ani...mals use to protect themselves. read more
Little Frankenstein wants to be a boy like any other―alas, he is not. In this moving and fun story, he embarks on the greatest adv...enture of his life: the road to finding himself. Young readers of this originally-illustrated book will be moved and entertained learning about the emotions, friendships, and talents of one of the most endearing monsters in literature. read more
Mandalas mágicos versión para bolsillo, es una colección de dos libros que consta de 53 páginas cada libro. Los cuales se engloban... dentro del género de mandalas. EN MANDALAS MÁGICOS, podrás aplicar la observación, y dar rienda suelta a tu imaginación coloreando tus mandalas favoritos de forma libre. read more
Pages: 24, Paperback, Xlibris
A colorful group of owls offers children a fun way to count to five in this rhyming board book.