In Paper Airplanes, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular make-it-yourself toy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a paper airplane works. An infographic explores the aerodynamic differences between different folds, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about paper airplanes using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Paper Airplanes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
From the author of V is for Viking: A Minnesota Alphabet and North Star Numbers: A Minnesota Number Book comes yet another reason to enjoy learning about this north woods state. Kathy-jo Wargin's poetic puzzles are perfectly paired with dual photos of Minnesota scenery and landmarks. Taken by Great Lakes photographer Ed Wargin, one in each pair of photos has undergone a slight change. Can you spot the difference? This visual treat is a charming way to acquaint beginning readers with the great state of Minnesota and its wonders.In addition to penning the first book in this new series, I Spy with My Little Eye Minnesota, Kathy-jo Wargin's other books celebrating the Great Lakes region include the 2001 IRA Children's Choice Award winner The Legend of the Loon and The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell. Ed Wargin has been a working artist for nearly twenty years, having started his successful career in commercial advertising photography. Ed's work has been published in numerous magazines and publications throughout the world. He and Kathy-jo, along with their son, Jake, live in Petoskey, Michigan.
Complete a variety of fun science experiments using basic gym equipment.
The books in the Hola, English! series were written for Spanish-speaking children new to English and English-speaking children whose parents or teachers want to introduce a foreign language early on. Max and Sarah Build a Snowman teaches numbers and counting within the context of the familiar hide-and-seek game.
What do you call a book that both tickles your funny bone and tests your brain? That's an easy one: Hah-Larious Riddles! Here are dozens of riddles to keep your noggin working hard!
Have you ever played cards on a rainy afternoon? Do you and your friends play jump rope, play hide-and-go-seek, or play Red Rover? If you did, then you were enjoying a folk game. Learn more about these games, including the long history behind: face cards; tag; hide-and-go-seek; some board games; and baseball. Games help us deal with life. They give us physical exercise. They challenge our minds . . . and most of all they fill our lives with fun.
A look at the many ways we communicate through writing.
Readers use clues to predict the name of an animal.
Over 40 crafts and 8 fun crafts to make your Kids Halloween Party unforgettable! Games include: Sock Wrestling, Witchy Wart, Pumpkin Leg Toss, Zombie Tag, Halloween Pumpkin Hunt, Pumpkin Bowling, Pass The Witch's Broom, Monster Statues, Halloween Sticker Stalker, Spider Obstacle Course, Bug Hunt, Spider Web, Belching Contest, Face to Face, Poor Kitty, Ghost Catcher 1, Ghost Catcher 2, Halloween Memory Game, Mummy Maker, Scary Message, Zombies, Ghost Waiter, Mummy Hands, Weaving a Scary Tale, Bat Walk, Liver Toss, Broomstick Relay, Ring the Witch Hat, Halloween Bone Hunt, Who's The Ghost?, The Legend of Herbert Smear, Worms In a Pie, Gross Eating Contest, Soda Roulette, Icky Cobwebs, Lost Eyeball, Monster Soup, What Smells?, Egg Float and Eyeball Relay. Crafts include: Worm Feast, Homemade Boogers, Skeleton Art, Spider T-Shirts, Haunted Soles, Spider Bracelets, Glue Ghosts, and Horrible Hands.
What kid wouldn't be interested in a book that's all about everything they like, wish for, think about, do, dream, fear, aspire to, etc. Less demanding and more fun than a journal, this is a catalyst for self-discovery, a means of expanding writing proficiency and a terrific gift. Discover, explore, comment, rate, remember, wish, plan - and make lists!