You might be planning some fun family vacations or even day trips to the beach this summer, but nothing beats playing in your very own backyard. And while we're not knocking a good old hose for some water fun (hey, that's how we grew up!), we know kids these days expect a bit more. Slip N' Slides are a great way to get your kids playing outside and staying active. And these slides totally beat a trip to the water park—no long lines or entrance fees! So slather on the sunscreen and get to slippin' and slidin' with these eight great backyard Slip 'N Slides and parents, don't forget to partake in the fun!
There's nothing better than getting brand new supplies at the start of the school year, and these Dr. Seuss themed items inspired by the beloved children's book author feature the famed, quirky cartoon designs that fans young and old love most. Check out our roundup of colorful pencils, pens, notebooks and more that make heading back to class this season super cool!
Summer is here and that means it's time to relish in all the fun it brings. From trips to the beach or playing in your very own backyard, summertime means fun time. Of course, it also means the sun will be shining, bringing hotter temperatures to your area. What better way to cool off than with a homemade popsicle? We love making our own popsicles not only is it a fun family activity, but because it ensures that we know exactly what's in them. From healthy fruit and even a sneaky vegetable or two, homemade popsicles are a great healthy snack for kids, and they're delicious, too. These seven popsicle molds come in great shapes and colors, your kids will love pulling them out of the freezer on a hot summer day! The best part is that these molds can be used for many summers to come.
Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
There's nothing more fun than family game night. Gathering around the living room table with your brood for a board game that's competitive and exciting is such a great way to spend time as a family. But after awhile, many of those classic games can get boring. Plus, kids these days need just a bit more excitement to captivate them. That's why these special-edition games are wonderful additions to your game closet. Your kids will be so more invested as they clamor to play as their favorite character or show off their movie knowledge. From classic video game characters to modern favorites, these 10 board games will bring the laughs and create some great memories in the process.
Think picking the perfect LEGO collection for your creative kid is simply a snap? With so many collectible sets available in stores, it can be challenging to select the right one. We've rounded up the best new 2019 kits launching just in time for the February release of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. From colorful Duplo sets for baby to cool construction kits and LEGO Technic sets for bigger builders, check out these entertaining LEGO sets guaranteed to engage active imaginations of boys and girls of all ages with hours of constructive play — even Mom and Dad can get into the action!
Pass the time on those long summer days—and keep your kiddos learning during their time off from school—by cracking open a great book. From hilarious stories to heartfelt coming-of-age tales, these are some of the best children's books out there right now for elementary and middle school kids.
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.
Calling all Marvel fanatics! Avengers: Endgame opens in theaters on April 25th with the remaining superheroes banding together to defeat Thanos once and for all in this conclusion to Avengers: Infinity War. Power up for the eagerly anticipated action adventure with cool collectibles, action figures and gear suitable for superkids of all ages.
Camping adventures with the family create memories that last a lifetime, but roughing it in the wild can be difficult with small kids. Make this year's camping trip easier than ever with this selection of great outdoor gear and camping supplies for kids. From kid-sized air mattresses to folding booster seats, these are the best camping finds for families.
This student packet features robust, multiple-level reproducibles that offer solutions based on the latest reading strategies. The... packet includes content-rich activity 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
Mister Runkle is a young and playful French bulldog living on the bank of the River Thames. One day, he goes out in search of some... friends to play with, but he very soon starts to realise that he is not like other dogs—in more ways than one. He makes a wish to go on a life-changing adventure, but will his wish come true? read more
Read-aloud time is about to get a lot more fun! The Utah Wise Animal Handbook offers laugh-out-loud animal kingdom advice for kids... of every age! Engaging animal photos entertain while charming read-aloud rhymes help jump-start conversations about practical life solutions.The Read Together/Do Together? experience continues with pull out coloring pages in the back of the book featuring fun facts about special Beehive State animals including the honeybee and rocky mountain elk.Enjoy the opportunity to share your own practical wisdom with your favorite little one as you read-aloud... and laugh-aloud....again and again. read more
On a cold, crisp, December night, a lone Snowy Owl navigated the star-studded sky, far from his Arctic origins. The New Hampshire ...coast gleamed below as dawn lit the countryside. Soon he saw marshes and tidal pools, reminding him of home. Should he take a closer look? He descended and landed on a small island of marsh grass. In the distance he saw a vole scrambling. He took off, swooped down and captured breakfast. He liked this place. Thus began Star Guy’s Great Adventure, in the seaside town of Salisbury, Massachusetts. read more
Corgi Capers: The Sorceress of Stoney Brook embroils Adam and Patrick in the scariest caper yet. The old Frostburg house has new t...enants, and to Adam and Patrick, they look like witches. Belle and Cassie dress elaborately, speak strangely, and seem to know way too much about the Hollingers. Adam and Patrick read about how Logan Zephyr, their favorite comic book hero, defeated an evil sorceress and wonder if they, too, are facing real witches. When Belle asks Adam to rake leaves for her close to Halloween, Adam decides it’s a great excuse to investigate the house—or is it the perfect way for the witches to cast a spell on Adam and his best friend? read more
D.J. is surprised one night to hear a mysterious hound with a rare bugle voice baying on a trail. The hound dog men of Stoney Ridg...e would give almost anything to own such a dog. Many try to catch the newcomer; but it always runs alone at night and is never seen. D.J. and friend Alfred would like to catch the bugler to replace the skinny stray that recently adopted Alfred's family. This new dog won't even bay on trail, so it's important that D.J. and Alfred find the bugler before some other hunters do. In chasing after the ghost dog, the boys tumble upon a mystery. Someone is polluting the mountain lakes. A stranger threatens the boys, but they continue looking for the bugler. In a final dramatic encounter, the boys not only solve the mystery of who's poisoning the lake, but discover the secret of the ghostly bugler. This fourth book teaches that things are not always what they seem. read more
Sibling bunnies, Snowy and Cucumber, go on an adventure to find their mother. They befriend many other abandoned animals along the... way. They encounter enemies, magic friends, and allies. In the end, they discover a new world of happiness and comfort. read more
Frogs and crickets and bears! Oh my! Kyra needs an imagination cape, but the last piece has been stolen. While looking, the Shubin... cousins uncover an invasion plot, theft, and a kidnapping. Can the cousins stop the camp caper before it is too late? read more
From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes a whodunnit just right for the youngest of readers (not to... mention instructions for how to build the perfect paper airplane!)The animals? homes are disappearing. Tree by tree, the forest is being cut down. Clues! There must be clues. For instance, look--there is a mysterious bear carrying an ax! But what would a bear want with so many trees? Perhaps the discarded paper airplanes littering the forest floor have a story to tell?Oliver Jeffers' quirky, childlike humor and lovable illustrations are in full effect in this funny whodunit featuring a winning cast of animals and a message about the importance of conservation and recycling. read more
In the fourth of Solomon Screech Owl’s stories, Sollie travels to the land down under, exploring the Australia where he meets many... of the strange and wonderful creatures that dwell there. read more
Adventure Planet Plush Stuffed Animal Pounce Pal - SNOWY OWL ( 5.5 inch )
“Teachers will have field day with this wordplay; this caper is clever, capricious, and cunning.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)... “Bored with sitting in a dictionary ‘day in, day out,’ the words make a break for it and organize a parade which…introduce linguistics terminology in just about the most playful way possible.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “This is a charming, peppy introduction, enhanced by Comstock’s energetic, retro-flair illustrations, which fill the pages with cavorting words and creative details…In approach and format, this is both entertaining and educational—likely to hold and pique kids’ interest in the topic and provide a fun learning supplement.” —Booklist (starred review) When all of the words escape from the dictionary, it’s up to Noah Webster to restore alphabetical order in this supremely wacky picture book that celebrates language.Words have secret lives. On a quiet afternoon the words escape the dictionary (much to the consternation of Mr. Noah Webster) and flock to Hollywood for a huge annual event—Lexi-Con. Liberated from the pages, words get together with friends and relations in groups including an onomatopoeia marching band, the palindrome family reunion, and hide-and-seek antonyms. It’s all great fun until the words disagree and begin to fall apart. Can Noah Webster step in to restore order before the dictionary is disorganized forever? read more
The Adventures of King Darius and Julian the Great is the story of two wonderful little boys spending the afternoon on an amazing ...imaginary journey. read more
HOW CAN A SAUERKRAUT FART POSSIBLY SOLVE A MYSTERY?Fifth Grader, Allison and the Five Amigos think it just might! The Five Amigos¿... who are Allison and her four BFs; Melanie, Tyler, Tally and Chello all feel it might be a stinky caper, yet they find themselves following the aroma filled clues to solve it!Allison decides to help her Iowa elementary school to become a Green School. She got the idea when she made a summer visit to her grandparents¿ who live on the Oregon Coast. She learned a lot about taking care of the Earth from them, and wants to be part of keeping the Earth green. So... back home and back in school, Allison brings her excitement to The Five Amigos. Allison tells them about Green Schools, and with their help, as well as their teacher, fifth grade class, and eventually the entire school, they all set out to become Green by Earth Day. A school Green Team is formed with Allison leading it. As the team is working on becoming Green, they are slowed down when cans, the team recycles and gets money for, go missing! The Amigos follow clues and leads to solve the mystery... Along the way there are many LOL moments and fun... as well as lessons learned! read more
Adventure Planet Stuffed plush toy. Approximate size: 5 inches.
Atwood is a young pika with an endless hunger for both food and adventure. While scouting for tasty morsels at the fall festival, ...he is captured by the villainous Harry, a pie contest judge with an appetite for bad behavior. Can Nanook the bear, along with squirrel friends Findley and Baldwin, rescue Atwood before Harry bakes him into a pie? The Great Pika Pie Caper tells the story of some unlikely heroes and the lessons they learn about finding friendship in unexpected places. read more
Help your kids learn more about the fascinating Snowy Owls with this book of fun things to learn about Snowy Owls. It’s fun, easy ...to read, and will definitely make you know more about these big Creatures called ‘Snowy Owls’. read more
Join Tigre, Ricky-Ticky, and Miss Mouse as they romp through the woods of Cedar Hollow in an effort to help the wounded Great Horn...ed Owl. Tigre, the ever-curious pussycat, leads the pack in the effort to save the owl’s wing. When Miss Mouse, the long-winded friend to all, herds Tigre through Cedar Hollow in search of the necessary medical items, Ricky-Ticky keeps watch over the owl. As nighttime approaches, the three race against time to set the owl’s wing and nurture him back to good health. You’ll feel like part of the gang as you read about the adventures of everyday life in Cedar Hollow! read more
Snowy Owl: Fascinating Snowy Owl Facts for Kids with Stunning Pictures!
Each book in these series was written to teach children the importance of doing what is right, and making right choices. The impor...tance of good values and hopefully learning and understanding the reason why we do and don’t do certain things. These books give children a fun look at being responsible and choosing the right thing to do. These books also help teach children to be responsible for their actions. read more
A catfish in a bucket…five friends…a crazy idea and a wild imagination.When Anastasia’s mother informs her brothers, Cornel and Da...vid, they cannot keep a catfish in the bathtub, she sends them off to the lake to return it.Anastasia and her best friends, Ellie and Luca, go along for the walk. On the way to the lake, Cornel takes them on a detour past Dreamland Pool and then hatches a crazy plan that is sure to make for an exciting and memorable day for all involved.As Granny always says, "The boys don't get into real trouble, just ;‘silliness.’” This time may be different. read more
I bet you never thought two young girls could save a whole town from ogres and pirates just by using their knowledge of science, a...nd a secret recipe for tea! Minty and Snowy are best friends. One's an active adventurer and a super amazing baker, while the other is an intellectual night owl who often stays up late to observe the stars and conduct scientific experiments. Come with us on an exciting adventure as Minty and Snowy use their talents, friendship, and the power of prayer to outsmart various foes. The dangers they face seem almost impossible to overcome, but nothing is impossible when you trust in God and have the strength and courage to face your fears. read more
Grandpa takes Jada and her three cousins Addison, Aliya and Keara on a magical adventure full of monkeys, spiders, caterpillardogs... and a set of twins with a very unique talent where everything they draw comes to life. The adventure starts when the girls take a trip in Grandpa's magical van. Don't miss out on book two, "Locker Island". Grandpa takes Jada's brothers on a magical adventure deep in the Okefenokee swamp. "Locker Island" coming soon. read more
“If anything happens to me…could you all make sure she’s alright?”Not the most cheery request in the world, but it was the one Fra...nk Anderson and Dick White got one night at Braum’s, after they helped keep one of the clerks from getting kidnapped. Her sister, Lexie, knew a secret so valuable, she had to be hidden away to keep her…and it…safe. And when the worst happened, Frank and Dick, plus their sisters Nancy and Ellen, and their friend Zach Green, found themselves on an overnight journey from Oklahoma to Sioux City (not to be confused with Sioux Falls), in a desperate race against the opposition in order to save a life. Would they be successful, or would the secret fall into the wrong hands…or worse… Find out in THE SIOUX CITY CAPER read more