The need for a ‘go to’ activity is essential for every busy parent and teacher! These activities afford valuable learning and development opportunities for children from physical, intellectual to emotional and social skills. They require only the use of everyday objects making them perfect for the home or classroom.
There are so many fun things to do on a warm, sunny day!
Buzzy the donkey has fun playing with a balloon until it pops and he must find another way to entertain himself.
Max and Sarah Build a Snowman teaches numbers and counting within the context of the familiar hide-and-seek game.
The warm summer sun means time for a splashing good time. Picnics with friends and family, sand castles at the beach. Fireworks in the night sky, and ice pop treats in Sweet Summer.
Research suggests that children who develop locomotor, balance, and manipulative skills at a young age are more likely to participate in physical activities throughout their lives. This action-packed title introduces these fundamental movement skills and provides readers with fun ways to incorporate them into their everyday activities.
“Can You Swing Your Arms?” is perfect to get kids moving, exercising, and having fun. From swinging their arms around and around, to touching the ground and marching in place, young children will feel energized and happy. This adorable book will reinforce early literacy skills, too!
There are so many fun things to do outside. This beginning reader focuses on action words and encourages kids to get up and get moving. Like all Discover Reading, level 1 readers, We Play features short sentences and beginning sight words along with activities in the back to continue the learning experience.
Kids like to play and draw and sing and dance. They all like different things and they all like each other. I Like is part of the Reading Stars series. Reading Star books are for kids at the very beginning of a lifetime love of reading. Each book features less than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence. I Like is 24 pages long and features 16 different words to master.
If I had a cat, I would play with it. If you had a cat, what would you do with it? What would it do with you? This funny beginning reader is perfect for kids who think they want a cat. With 28 unique words, If I had a Cat, is part of the Reading Stars series and makes a great book for kids just starting out in their love of reading.
Get out the toys! Classic toys converge in this collection of photos of toys ranging from blocks to trucks to teddy bears. Each page features one bright photograph with the toy's name. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
Rubber Ducky--you make bath time so much fun! Filled with rubber duck photos, this books is perfect for readers who would rather spend the whole day in the tub. Used as a jump start for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.
Kids love to play dress up! Part of the Discover Series, ALL DRESSED UP is a fun way for kids to use their imaginations to try on different costumes. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new words, images and ideas to kids.
It's a beautiful day for a yellow umbrella! Bright, retro-inspired illustrations accompany a little girl on her dreamy day with a yellow umbrella.
One bored kid. Two exasperated parents. A collection of favorite activities presented by zany animals. In this little book, kids can choose a calm or active idea and enlist parents and caregivers in the fun. Activities are designated "red" or "blue" so parents can set the guidelines and let kids do the choosing. With each activity lasting only around 15 minutes, you’re sure to be able to carve out the time to make lasting memories with your child.
Danny tries to build a rocket that will take him to the moon. He is too big for his rocket, but Bee is just the right size.
It is snowing, and Danny wants to go outside and play. What does Danny like to do in the snow?
Danny and Abby like to play dress-up. Bee stops by and they all three pretend to live in a castle.
Repetitive text and adorable photographs will entertain pre-readers and reinforce early literacy skills. Children and parents alike will enjoy reading along as they listen and follow the cute directions over and over again!
Kids get cooking in this interactive cookbook. Step-by-step photos guide beginning chefs to make international snacks, meals and treats. Children of all ethnicities show off their creations and encourage readers to join them in getting creative in the kitchen.
Norman loves playing hide-n-seek with Danny. Where did Norman hide? Will Danny find him?
Danny and his dog friends have a race in the backyard to determine who is the fastest runner. Ready, set, go! Who will win?
It's winter and there is a lot of snow on the ground. Danny and Norman decide to build a snowman. What happens to the snowman's nose?
Learn about fun things you can do on a sunny day! The book utilizes curriculum-based text to get children comfortable with reading, and uses the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book.
Learn about fun things to do outdoors on a rainy day! The book utilizes curriculum-based text to get children comfortable with reading, and uses the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book.