In this unusual counting book, playful poems tell the stories of one elk, two birds, three fish—from one through ten and then many—as they go about their day. For an added bonus, numerals, Roman numerals, and words related to the numbers are included in the page design. Jason Stemple's intimate photographs give us a unique look at some common creatures that enjoy the company of others.
As you anxiously await the arrival of your little one, satisfy your nesting need by designing a warm and welcoming nursery for your baby to call home. Boasting with soft colors and modern designs, you're sure to have a room cozy enough for some sweet cuddle time.
When it comes to baby shower gifts, experienced moms know that onesies are a dime a dozen. So instead of the traditional blankets or boppys, check out these unique gifts that stand out and really make a difference.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
Inspire creativity this holiday season with eight craft kits the kiddos will love. From customizable musical instruments to hands-on science experiments, we'll help you gift the perfect kid's kit.
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
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.
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nutrient-rich routines for your future foodie start with wholesome baby food. From baby food makers and accessories to where to find baby food recipes, we'll help you discover the tools you need for homemade baby food.
Before starting your little one on solid foods, be sure to talk with your pediatrician about meal safety and foods to avoid.
Join Civil War hero John Wesley Powell and his brave companions on the first successful river expedition through what was then the... uncharted region of the Grand Canyon. This daring journey is one of the great exploration adventures of the American west. read more
If your child or grandchild has ever wondered where Santa fits in with the traditional Christmas story, now you can read them Sant...a's Birthday Gift. Finally, a book that ties two holiday traditions into one inspirational tale of wonder - as Santa brings gifts to baby Jesus. The cleverly-written, rhyming book reveals Santa's adventure from toymaker to star follower - right into the heart of Bethlehem where he meets Baby Jesus in the manger. Delivering toys to a king is a touching experience for both Santa and readers alike, as they discover where the tradition began - Santa makes a promise to Jesus to bring gifts to good boys and girls each year on Jesus' birthday. This delightful story is engaging and delivers meaningful lessons using recognizable nativity characters, and of course, Santa and Jesus. Author Sherrill S. Cannon says her inspiration for this book came from her granddaughter who, after hearing the Christmas story, asked, "But where's Santa?" Cannon has been weaving stories and poems even before she could write. She enjoys the creative process and says her goal in each book is to teach good manners, as well as caring for others. Her background is in physical education, sports photography and she also had a column in a newspaper. Cannon is already working on several new children's books. Publisher's website: http: //www. eloquentbooks.com/SantasBirthdayGift. html read more
In this storybook, Lemon Meringue decides to get a high-tech beauty gadget to help with her work. But the Salon-o-Matic does all o...f Lemon's work so quickly that she wonders if her friends still need her. Can Strawberry convince Lemon that friends love you for who you are, not what you do for them? read more
Presents an overview of rhyming poems, including the form's history, elements, and traits and how poets use rhyming poems to expre...ss ideas. read more
Once upon a prehistoric time. One woolly baby trumpets with mother mammoth. Two flying reptiles soar with mom pteranodon. Three to...othy kittens snarl with mother sabertooth. Set to the classic counting rhyme "Over in the Meadow" Brenda Huante's catchy text makes a perfect read-aloud, and illustrator Vincent Nguyen's adorable dinosaurs and early mammals are simply irresistible. read more
Candlewick has selected OVER IN THE MEADOW to be a BIG Book because it exemplifies the qualities—rhythmic texts, repetitive words,... dynamic illustrations, and engaging story lines—that make large-format books so useful in helping children to read and learn. read more
The Witch's Things: A Counting to 20 Rhyme
A collection of fourteen poems, drawn from paintings in the National Gallery in Washington, D.C, advocates appreciating art by enj...oying the colors and getting lost in the details. read more
In this rhyming picture book, baby hippo wakes up with a problem. She has the hiccups, and they won't let her sleep. Under the daw...ning African sun, she walks around her lakebed home and asks for help from an assortment of animal neighbors. Monkeys, a zebr read more
Monkey Stuff A children's rhyming counting book Authored by Rebecca Bielawski Young children will encounter the numbers 1 to 10, a... naughty little monkey, lots of familiar animals, people and objects and a funny rhyming text. A beautifully il read more
Ten bear friends have different adventures as they play until there is only one left.
Learning numbers can really be lots of fun Around and about on Sesame Street, there are all sorts of things to be counted, from Mu...ppets, moms, and Twiddlebugs to kites, fruit, and flowers. From one to ten, the countables are introduced in catchy rhymes that'll have toddlers-and grown-ups-practically dancing to the beat In the last spread, a horizontal gatefold opens to a colorful tableau chock full of everyone and everything that's been counted. Prompts throughout encourage toddlers to look for details and additional items to count. read more
The Ultimate Treasury of Stories and Rhymes: A Collection of 215 Tales and Poems
Shareen has worked in all sorts of jobs, hospitals, shops, offices, factories. She has three grown children and a grandson and cur...rently lives in London, England. She is a Buddhist with SGI-UK and gained a degree in social, cultural, and creative processe read more
Can you spot the animal that rhymes with plant? How about the animal that rhymes with pie? You’ll soon discover in this fun game, ...Rhyme With The Animals! Each puzzle focuses on a different word – all you need to do is find the animal or animals that match, then turn the page and see whether you’ve chosen correctly! A perfect book for little learners. They'll develop observational skills, learn about rhyming, and they'll be having so much fun they won't even know they're learning! read more
ORIGINAL STICKER BY NUMBERS BOOK 
Join a young boy as he creates a world filled with origami creatures of all shapes and sizes out of an array of brightly colored p...aper. From roosters waking up and buffalo pawing the tablecloth to cheetahs racing lions and moths that yearn for butterfly colors, here is a glimpse into the vibrant imagination of a child.Award-winning author Kristine O'Connell George's thirty-two spirited poems combine seamlessly with celebrated artist Lauren Stringer's luminous illustrations to create a poetry collection that is truly like no other. Features an illustrator's note and an extensive listing of origami-related books and websites. read more
Striking visuals and a simple but compelling story line make A Number of Animals a counting book that is as delightful as it is ef...fective. Illustrator Christopher Wormell is at his best with bold block prints that manage to convey the movement and emotions of an assortment of farm animals. Kate Green's light and inviting text, meanwhile, shepherds readers along on one little bird's barnyard journey in this reissued classic. read more
"This new Color Counts coloring book incorporates a universal numbering system that pairs perfectly with our brilliantly-hued, 36-...count Colored Pencil Set. Printed with coordinating numbers, the book and pencils are designed to make your coloring... read more
Over twenty gorgeous hummingbird species fill the pages of this charming counting poem. The author's playful rhymes delight the ea...rs and vivid watercolor illustrations are truly a visual feast! Each bird is labeled with its common name and range, which is sure to please bird watchers and young naturalists. read more
In this rhyming picture book, baby hippo wakes up with a problem. She has the hiccups, and they won't let her sleep. Under the daw...ning African sun, she walks around her lakebed home and asks for help from an assortment of animal neighbors. Monkeys, a zebra, an elephant, a lion, and an aardvark are just some of the animals that share their own special cures for the hiccups. The delightful illustrations, upbeat rhymes and funny content make this an excellent read-aloud for the whole family. More than fun, it is also educational. The 10 species depicted in this book really do live together in Africa. Better still, the animals' cures are all true-to-life habits particular to each one, so the rhymes help kids learn. To top it off, there are two informative pages at the end of the book. For example (**Spoiler Alert**) baby hippo finally finds relief after walking full circle and back to her mother. In addition to being heartwarming, it's also true. Mother and daughter hippos form strong social bonds among these otherwise anti-social animals. The animals in this book are: hippopotamuses, vervet monkeys, a plains zebra, an African elephant, a cheetah, warthogs, a giraffe, a lion, an aardvark, and crested porcupines. It's a great chance to add some new animals to your child's mental zoo. Everyone knows elephants and lions, but aardvarks and crested porcupines? .Here's the verse about the aardvark: Silly, stringy, sticky licker, Aardvark's tongue delves deep inside. "A termite mound stops hiccups quicker Than any other cure I've tried." read more
Do animals celebrate Valentine's Day? Nobody knows for sure. But this funny (and punny) little book imagines how some of them decl...are their love, affection, or friendship any day of the year."Nice to Meetcha You smell delish /Wanna share my water dish?" So asks one tail-thumping dog to another. Whereas a courting dolphin sings, "Come, leap with me and be my wife./You're the porpoise of my life." Ranging from dogs and cats and other pets to some you wouldn't want to pet, such as sharks and porcupines, acclaimed poet Marilyn Singer's captivating couplets and Lee Wildish's expressively humorous illustrations provide a Valentine's Day gift for kids who wouldn't be caught dead being lovey-dovey. read more
Spend a day in Mother Goose's kitchen! Seventeen familiar and classic nursery rhymes inspire recipes and cook-along stories that w...ill create a whole new generation of little chefs. From breakfast to dinner, any time is a perfect time for nursery rhymes and food. Join the fun as children learn to cook with familiar kitchen-time rhymes like "Humpty Dumpty," "Three Blind Mice," "Hickory Dickory Dock," and more.Cook Me a Rhyme combines the magic of storytelling with the fun of cooking for a truly unique nursery rhyme experience. read more