This fascinating book challenges children to identify similarities and differences in the patterns, textures, and body parts of animals, as well as in the way certain animals begin life, such as hatching from eggs. A fun activity asks young readers to compare illustrations of dinosaurs and identify how they are the same.
By introducing young readers to the colors of food, they also learn about healthy eating. Eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow everyday ensures that we get all of the important vitamins and nutrients we need to stay healthy.
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 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 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.
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".
Introductory book about the three primary colors and how we see them everywhere.
Learn about primary and secondary colors and how they mix to make other colors.
Some of the first geologists came from ancient Greece and Egypt. Later, scientists in China studied how land was formed and figured out how erosion wears away mountains, rocks, and other landforms. Scottish scientist James Hutton's The Theory of the Earth became the basis for modern geology. William Smith started out as a farmer, but went on to create what is thought to be the first geologic map. German Friedrick Mohs studied minerals and came up with a hardness identification scale that is still used by every geologist.