Free Spirit Publishing Toys & Activities
This books helps children understand that hands are used for waving, hugging and playing, but not for hitting.
These colorful and collectible buttons make great rewards for kids (and adults) who demonstrate positive character traits. Set of ...40 includes four each of the words: Caring, Honesty, Responsibility, Respect, Cooperation, Confidence, Fairness,... read more
"1 year & up. Just breathe! Temper tantrums and meltdowns are no laughing matter. Many young children act out because they do not ...know how to express themselves or handle their strong emotions and it causes misery all around. This constructive book is... read more
101 brain teasers challenge kids to think and learn. Ages 6-9, 101 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar.
A gold mine of practical, easy-to-use teaching methods, strategies, and tips to improve learning outcomes for students who score b...elow proficiency levels. This fully revised and updated third edition of Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in Today’s Classroom provides information on integrated learning, problem solving, and critical thinking in line with Common Core State Standards and 21st-century skills. It reflects the use of technology and schoolwide cluster grouping in support of all students and includes proven, practical, classroom-tested strategies and step-by-step instructions for how to use them. Sidebars throughout highlight special information for working with students on the autism spectrum; “tech tips” describe technologies that are especially useful for kids with LD. Digital content includes all of the book’s customizable forms, additional content organization charts, and a PDF presentation for book study groups and professional development. read more
Quick: How many words can you think of that relate to school? How about class, test, recess? Now: How many that start with the let...ter B? Wait…bell, book, biology. Build vocabulary and thinking skills with this fast-paced, play-it-anywhere game. Pull a “Things” card (and, for more challenge, a “Letter” card), then write as many words as you can before the 30-second timer runs out. The winner of each round is the person with the most words. Includes: 101 Things cards, 50 Letter cards, and a 30-second timer. Ages 6 & up, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
WHERE'S WALDO? THE WONDER BOOK takes searching for Waldo to a whole new eye-boggling level. Waldo-whizzes old and new won't be abl...e to put it down!WALDO has wandered around the world, through time, and across the silver screen. Where is he off to now? Into a world of dreams and fantasies, of swarming scenes that could be invented only by the inspired mind of Martin Handford. Wilder and wackier than ever before, WALDO's adventures now span a crazy cake factory, the Land of Woof (imagine 1,000 Woofs!), an endless maze of halls and doors (can you find the keys that match the keyholes?), a riotous fun fair of fruits and vegetables, and much more! Every teeming double-page spread features more than twice the characters—and twice the challenge—of previous WALDO books! WHERE'S WALDO? THE WONDER BOOK will make your eyes POP!Book Details:Format: Activity BookPublication Date: 4/10/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up read more
Answer multiple-choice questions to explore the use of metaphors, similes, and idioms. 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar, ages 8 ...& up. read more
“You are the only one who can grade your life, so give yourself an A+.” “Happiness is what’s in your heart, not what you own.” “La...ughter softens life’s rough edges.” A positive attitude is the key to a happy, healthy life. Inside this colorful jar, you’ll find 365 “attitude slips” designed to encourage young people to feel good about themselves and face each day with hope, happiness, integrity, and insight. A great way to start the day at home or at school. Ages 8 & up, 365 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
A year’s worth of daily reminders about how important friends are. Includes 365 quotes and comments about the special people in ou...r lives—the friends who stand by us, put up with us, and let us be ourselves. Ages 12 & up, 365 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
“If you could have a new house rule, which would you choose? No television, or no music?” “If you were to be famous, which would y...ou choose? Fame as an author, or fame as a stage actor?” Think twice—and choose one! A new twist on getting people to interact and practice decision-making, this is a fun and fascinating way to engage brains, share ideas, and build tolerance for differences of opinion. Includes a game play/activity guide. All ages, 101 cards, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Short but substantial ideas for getting along with others. 101 lessons for living together include quick and easy tips on resolvin...g conflicts, strengthening relationships, communicating, listening, brainstorming, creativity, and more. Ages 12 & up, 101 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Quick and easy writing prompts with strong kid appeal. 101 story starters encourage creative thinking and imaginative writing. Per...fect for the classroom and a great way to encourage young writers at home. Ages 7 & up, 101 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Time for a new attitude? 365 positive statements (one for each day of the year) provide fresh perspective and food for thought. A ...year’s worth of wit and wisdom to enjoy alone or share with friends, family, and coworkers. Ages 12 & up, 365 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
101 simple questions test kids’ knowledge about the world, spark their natural curiosity, and promote critical thinking. Includes ...answers. Ages 3 & up, 101 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Solve 101 story problems using basic math operations. Ages 6-9, 101 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar.
What has 18 legs and catches flies? Answer: A baseball team. How can you touch the floor without standing on your feet or hands? A...nswer: Fall out of bed. What invention allows people to walk through walls? Answer: Doors. Kids love silly riddles. They can’t get enough of them. Open this inviting jar to find wacky, puzzling, giggle-provoking riddles—101 riddles for kids in all. Guaranteed to help children (and grown-ups) chuckle their way into a better day. 101 cards, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar read more
Provocative conversation starters for youth groups or around the dinner table, 101 dilemmas prepare kids to meet life’s challenges... and make good choices. Ages 10-14, 101 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Based on field trials with over 2,000 students and 215 educators, this one-of-a-kind resource presents all the background knowledg...e and skills needed to effectively use service learning in preK and primary classrooms. Rich in both theory and practice, the book combines community service with differentiated curriculum-based learning to meet the academic and social needs of the young children in meaningful ways. Sample lesson plans are based on tested classroom projects and correlated to national service learning, Head Start, and Common Core State standards. It includes dozens of ready-to-use templates for lesson planning, surveying, assessment, evaluation, permissions, and documentation. Aligns with K–12 Service Learning Standards for Quality Practice. Digital content offers customizable forms and a PowerPoint presentation for preservice and inservice. read more
Have fun responding to a variety of “Who, What, Where, When, and Why” questions (and answers). 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar,... ages 6 & up. read more
Everyday questions promote conversation about friendship, family, emotions, and more guy things. Boys, ages 10 & up, 3" recyclable... plastic screwtop jar. read more
This second volume of Feelings has 365 more cards for endless play and interaction. Explore what it means to be adventurous, aggra...vated, gracious, festive, stuffed, and many more usual and unusual feelings. All ages, 365 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Instant journaling and writing assignments, and a wealth of ideas for young writers at home. 101 unique and creative prompts start... kids thinking and make writing fun. Ages 8 & up, 101 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Included are (2) 8” cubes with 6 images, words, or sentences on each and a resource guide.
Pin favorites to a bulletin board or tuck them in a purse, wallet, backpack, or lunch box. 365 quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt, Indi...ra Gandhi, and others provide a year’s worth of inspiration and insight. Ages 12 & up, 365 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Inspire and support young writers at home or at school. Includes 101 jumpstarters for stories about people, places, animals, and m...ore. Spark imagination and boost creativity. Ages 5 & up, 101 slips, 3" recyclable plastic screwtop jar. read more
Based on the original source document for the Common Core State Standards and tested by 1,000 educators in diverse classrooms acro...ss the country, these research-based tools will help readers examine their current practices and adapt existing curriculum. Each of the 40 tools is clearly presented, explained, and exemplified, guiding educators through every stage of implementing the CCSS across the curriculum—from gap analysis to lesson design to assessment. Includes online access to extensive matrices for unpacking all of the standards at all grade levels. Some people call it Common Core—in reality, it’s common sense. Downloadable digital content includes customizable forms and standards analysis matrices for all grade levels. read more