Readers will follow along as Dad finishes an exciting project for his children.
Let's sew and get crafty! Read all about dewing in this Discover Reading Beginning Reader. Children who would love to learn to sew or are interested in fabric and other craft materials will learn all about sewing in this book. Crafty kids will learn all about the art of sewing and the different tools required to sew their own project. Simple sentences for early elementary students provide a basic understanding of needles, thread, thimbles and more.
Love to sew? Want to learn how? Images of sewing equipment with simple titles pop from each page of this picture book. This book is a perfect way to introduce early readers to the beautiful craft of sewing. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
Wild. Dramatic. Friendly. Welcome to Brazil! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Brazil’s land, cities, food, holidays, music, and wildlife. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Portuguese! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.
Danny decides to make a mask. He wants to make one that reminds him of his best friend.
Panda's knitting project turns out to be just the right size after it shrinks in the dryer.
Molly finds a way to give new life to old crayons.
Shares the story of Sophie, who wants to make fresh lemonade with her mom. First she gathers all of the ingredients. Then her mom cuts the lemons on the cutting board. What comes next? This book introduces readers to time-order words through Sophie's engaging story. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the story. Fun facts add engaging details about making lemonade. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.
Shares the story of Carmen, who wants to make a jack-o'-lantern with her family for Halloween. First her father cuts the top off the pumpkin. Then Carmen pulls out the pulp. What comes next? This book introduces readers to time-order words through Carmen's engaging story. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the story. Fun facts add engaging details about jack-o'-lanterns and Halloween. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.
Crafting! The Timbertoes are a handy bunch, especially Pa! Pa makes a whistle for Tommy, and a doggy door for Spot. His plans don't go exactly as he wanted when he makes a snow buggy. Finally, all the Timbertoes join in, and have a fix-it day at their house. Stories by Rich Wallace, and Marileta Robinson.
Holiday crafts! Tex, Indi, and Charlie help decorate for Christmas. Arizona, Tex, and Indi play with Halloween costumes. Arizona helps her little siblings make Thanksgiving treats. Tex and Indi, host a magic show. For Valentine's day Tex and Indi make something special for Gran and Poppy. Stories by Lissa Rovetch.
Finding solutions! See what Elijah can do with only a cardboard box and a little creativity. Learn about the difference between building a Lincoln Log cabin and a log home. Watch as Tex and Indi rescue their cat Cow from a tree. Find out how the three little worms make a beautiful bookcase. Discover all that you can build with toothpicks, glue, and your imagination. Stories by David L. Roper, Linda Haas Manley, Lissa Rovetch, and Highlights for Children.
Sam está haciendo algo. ¿Pero, qué es? Con la ayuda de una amiga y de algunas herramientas de su casa, ¡finalmente revela su sorpresa especial!
Usar formas es divertido. Puedo hacer un muñeco de nieve redondo usando círculos, un árbol de Navidad puntiagudo usando triángulos y regalos usando cuadrados. ¡Mira mi tarjeta de Navidad!
Sam is making something. He puts more and more pieces together. Do you know what he is making? Paired to the nonfiction title Robots Can.
Let’s make a Christmas card. I can make a round snowman, a pointy Christmas tree, and square Christmas presents. Here is my Christmas card. Paired to the nonfiction title Shapes in Nature.
Learn about backyard habitats with Super Simple Backyard Projects! Kids will discover plants and animals that live in backyards and read about backyard food chains. Then, they will learn how to create an insect inn, make a squirrel feeder, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
An early reader’s introduction to the connections between the proteins food group and staying healthy, benefits of proteins such as meat, nutritional concepts such as vitamins, and recipe instructions. Based on the most recent guidelines for healthy portions and exercise, this new series for ages six and up familiarizes readers with key nutritional concepts and the ways in which Healthy Plates can keep them active and strong. The friendly text and colorful photos emphasize good eating habits and staying active, while each title concludes with an easy-to-follow recipe for a healthy snack.
An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and French culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common dishes such as ratatouille, and recipe instructions. Created for ages six and up, this new series dishes out an elementary overview of world cuisines and their connections to geography and culture. While bold photos showcase the dishes of various regions, accessible text highlights common ingredients and cooking tools. Each title includes three kid-friendly recipes for young chefs to make, encouraging sequential learning and hands-on immersion.
How does a pile of materials become a fantastic tree house? Time to Build offers up a fun, foundational introduction to six common tools that are sure to fascinate every preschool learner. Simple, rhythmical text introduces each device and how it fits into a particular part of the construction process. Detailed illustrations, meanwhile, present the tools being used to complete a special project. Set within a durable board book format, this is a title all young readers will use to build their skills!
Early readers can learn how to make their very own Chinese New Year dragon in this step-by-step instructional nonfiction book. Bright, vivid photos and a glossary of required tools help introduce children to a new culture through craft-making.
Do you have something to celebrate? You can celebrate by making papel picado! Featuring vibrant step-by-step photo instructions, this nonfiction book helps introduce children to another culture through craft-making and designs.
Early readers can learn how to make their very own gingerbread man in this step-by-step instructional nonfiction book. Bright, vivid photos and a glossary of tools required give children an opportunity to immerse themselves in craft-making.
Find three-dimensional shapes in a fort! This fun title, that has been translated into Spanish, challenges children to find cylinders, cones, and pyramids in a fort while introducing them to terms like base, vertex, face, and more! Young readers will improve their STEM skills and learn how to recognize these three-dimensional shapes all around them! Vibrant images, clear examples, and helpful mathematical diagrams work together to make geometry seem easy and fun!
Learn about ocean habitats with Super Simple Ocean Projects! Kids will discover what plants and animals live in the ocean and read about ocean food chains. Then, they will learn how to create a tide pool, make an arctic glacier, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.