Children will discover that two-dimensional shapes are all around them even inside their toy boxes! Young readers will learn about nine different shapes, and an activity asks them to find shapes in a page full of toys.
Polygons are shapes with a number of sides joined together. They are everywhere! A baseball field is a diamond-shaped polygon. Join Emily at a baseball game and look for different shapes. She discovers that the field is full of much more than baseball players - it's filled with polygons, too.
What is area? It is a measure of space or of a place! The kids in Mrs. Jacksons class are learning all about area, and you can, too. See why area is important, what it is used for, and how to measure area in meaningful ways. Soon you will be measuring area in your own everyday experiences.
Sofia makes a special birthday card for her Grandma by sliding, flipping, and turning shapes. Using the same simple steps, young children will learn about transformations as well as concepts such as diagonal, horizontal, and vertical.
Simple text and colorful photos make learning important concepts easy. Familiar two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes and their properties from home and school are used to introduce children to symmetry and asymmetry, lines of symmetry, and congruence.
Grace and Ethan are going to the fair with their Aunt Sarah. Lines and angles are everywhere they look. Young readers will love to follow along with them and learn what lines and angles are.
Through real-life situations, children will be introduced to the vocabulary of math words and symbols. Fundamental vocabulary such as "greater than" and "less than," and the meaning of symbols such as +, /, =, are all explained with engaging photographs and easy-to-understand text.
In this book, young readers will grasp how to count, sort, classify, and organize various sets of items through engaging, everyday activities that kids can relate to. Through simple text and colorful photographs children are introduced to systems for sorting sets of shapes, colors, sizes.
Colorful photographs show the reader how they can understand the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogs.
Colorful photographs of measuring tools show the reader how they can measure using common tools at home. This book offers the young reader a clear insight into understanding length, weight, capacity, and temperature.
The sun, moon, and Earth are circles and spheres, and the wings of butterflies contain triangles. This book shows amazing examples of shapes found in nature.
This introductory book uses brilliant, close up images of plants, animals, and people to help children compare the relative sizes and weights of natural objects.to describe these properties.
Classification is one of the first skills that children need to learn. This fun book asks children to observe different creatures to see what makes them the same and different.
This entertaining new book shows examples in nature that correspond with each color in the rainbow. Children will also learn how to combine certain colors to make new colors.
This title invites young artists to look at lines. Readers will learn that there are many different kinds of lines-straight, curved, zigzag, thick, thin, vertical, horizontal, and more. This title features the work of well-known artists to show readers different ways line is used in works of art.
This title introduces young artists to the element of shape. Readers will learn how shapes of all kinds, including geometric shapes and the organic shapes found in nature, can be used in art. They will learn how artists use shapes to create patterns or make objects look nearby or far away.
Young artists will be drawn to this book as they learn about space as an element in art. Readers will learn how artists create the feeling of a three-dimensional space on a flat surface-by overlapping objects, by placing objects higher or lower in the picture, and in many other creative ways.
Young artists will feel inspired as they explore texture in famous works of art. Readers will learn that objects can have many kinds of textures. They will also learn how objects of different textures can be used in art and how artists can create the illusion of texture on a flat surface.
This title provides an introduction to form as an element in art. Readers will learn that many different three-dimensional forms are part of our world and are used in numerous ways by artists. They will also learn how artists can make objects look three-dimensional in a two-dimensional artwork.
El Sr. y la Sra. Figuras Geométricas están esperando un bebé, pero se sorprenden cuando tienen... ¡tres! El primero se parece a Rombo, la madre y el otro a Rectángulo, el padre. Pero ¿qué nombre le pondrán al tercero? Únete a la aventura de nombrar a las figuras geométricas mientras participan todos los miembros de la familia. ¿Quién podrá ver las cosas desde el mejor ángulo, la prima Triángulo, la tía Hexágono o la abuela Rombo?
Mr. and Mrs. Shape are expecting a baby, but they are surprised when three arrive! The first is just like Mother Rhombus, the other just like Father Rectangle, the third baby is a different shape. What should her name be? Go on a geometry naming adventure as all the shape family relatives weigh in. Will Cousin Triangle, Aunt Hexagon or Grandma Rhombus have the right angle?
Colors explode off the page in this energetic, jazzy picture book introducing readers to colors in both English and Spanish. In a style brimming with rhythm and syncopation, author Sherry Shahan introduces nine colors by interweaving images and dance steps. Ecuadoran artist Paula Barragns illustrations capture the rhythm and vivacity of the text. This book, which Publishers Weekly called a feast for the eyes and ears, received a NAPPA Gold Award and was featured on the PBS Kids program "Between the Lions".
Posey Prefers Pink introduces an "it-must-be-pink" little girl named Posey and her patient-about-pink family. The story uses a lot of "p-word" alliteration in conveying Posey's preferences for pink furniture and decor, foods, clothes, and toys. She will throw a pink-hot tantrum when her parents try to insist on incorporating other colors into her clothing or food choices. But during a trip to the mall Posey surprises everyone--especially herself--when she suddenly prefers...a purple dress!
Shapes are everywhere! Shapes on a Farm helps introduce young readers to various shapes found in daily life, from an oval egg to a triangle on a rooster's comb. Simple sentences along with large eye-catching photographs help illustrate the 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes found on a farm. Prompts for recognizing shapes at the beginning and end of the book help strengthen vocabulary, math comprehension, and critical thinking skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
The 3-D Shapes illustrated nonfiction books provide the first lessons on three-dimensional shapes. In Cones, rhyming text and creative illustrations draw attention to cones that are found in the world around us.