Be Amazing Toys Insta-Snow Jar Be Amazing Toys Insta-Snow Jar is a superabsorbent polymer that expands one hundred times its original size by absorbing water to make a white fluffy substance that looks like real snow. It's nice to use it for decorating or other projects, as it does not melt like snow. The small pack of nontoxic powder makes about two gallons of faux snow. The jar includes the Insta-Snow powder, measuring scoop and an activity guide that explains the science behind the erupting snow. Why You'll Love It: Now, it's no problem playing with snow every season of the year. Age: 4 years and up Features Pack makes two gallons of faux snow Can use for holiday decoration Easy to use --just add water Nontoxic and safety tested Includes Insta-Snow Powder Measuring Scoop Activity Guide
Just a sprinkle of Insta-Snow powder in a Petri dish mixed with just a splash of water produces an eruption of snow. Insta-Snow looks so realistic that it will fool and amaze your friends. It's also a great science project idea as kids explore the amazing properties of water-absorbing polymers. Can be used over and over again. Encourages children to use the scientific method to design their own experiements and test them for instant results. Explore the properties of water-absorbent polymers. Easy science project for the budding scientist. Insta Snow also works great for creating winter scenes with your holiday houses.Features include: -Can be used over and over again-Encourages children to use the scientific method to design their own experiements and test them for instant results-Explore the properties of water-absorbent polymers-Easy science project for the budding scientist-Insta Snow also works great for creating winter scenes with your holiday houses Recommended Ages:4 – 14
It's snowing, said boy with dog."It's only a snowflake," said grandfather with beard.No one thinks one or two snowflakes will amount to anything. Not the man with the hat or the lady with the umbrella. Not even the television or the radio forecasters. But one boy and his dog have faith that the snow will amount to something spectacular, and when flakes start to swirl down on the city, they are also the only ones who know how to truly enjoy it. This playful depiction of a snowy day and the transformation of a city is perfectly captured in simple, poetic text and lively watercolor and pen-and-ink illustrations. Snow is a 1998 New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year and a 1999 Caldecott Honor Book.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/6/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Cynthia Rylant’s lyrical descriptions of the sights and feelings evoked by falling snow blend gorgeously with the rich and beautiful world created by Lauren Stringer’s illustrations, in which a young girl, her friend, and her grandmother enjoy the many things a snowy day has to offer. (20081006)Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/1/2008Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she?Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American kids will like her. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she tells the class that she will choose a name by the following week. Her new classmates are fascinated by this no-name girl and decide to help out by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. But while Unhei practices being a Suzy, Laura, or Amanda, one of her classmates comes to her neighborhood and discovers her real name and its special meaning. On the day of her name choosing, the name jar has mysteriously disappeared. Encouraged by her new friends, Unhei chooses her own Korean name and helps everyone pronounce it—Yoon-Hey.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/14/2003Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Everything needed to uncover the secret of movie- making snow comes in this box. Just add water to create an erupting blizzard of snow anytime or anywhere.Features include: -Absorbs up to 100 times its weight in water - and it happens instantly - no stirring-Insta-Snow stays cold even on the hottest days because the water is evaporating from it. Then you can add more water and use it again-3 experiments all in this one kit-All non-toxic and fully safety tested-Includes Insta-Snow powder, plastic cup, Petri Dish, scoop, instructions Recommended Ages:4 – 8
Ready for some easy to care for, neat to watch, parent approved pets? Introducing Insta-pets! They always stay inside their cup, and never get too big. Just hatch and feed them!Mix a packet of Magic Mix with the included spring water, and watch your Insta-pets hatch in 24-48 hours! Use the included food and feed them only once every couple weeks. That’s all the care they need! Insta-pets live for 2-8 months and, of course, Connor has included extra Magic Mix so you can always hatch more!Insta-pets live in saltwater, and they actually swim up-side down! They’ll grow up to about ½. Where do they come from? What do they eat in nature? Connor's instructions explain this and more. Proudly assembled in the USA. Recommended Ages: 4 - 14 years
Stiga Insta Play Table Tennis Table Your first shot is right out of the box. No assembly required! Enjoy your game on a -+ black top with pro-quality edge banding and striping. The two-inch steel support apron and the two-inch square steel legs make for a stable place to double-slam your opponent into next week! Don't worry about snags the corner pads provide added protection. And when you're finished vanquishing your foe the table folds up and moves into storage on three-inch ball bearing casters. A 66 net with posts comes with it. Playing dimensions: 5' W x 9' D x 30" H - REGULATION SIZE Playback dimensions: 60" W x 66" D x 64" H Storage dimensions: 60" W x 28" D x 64" H
When the first flakes fell from the grey sky, the postman and the farmer and the policeman and his wife scurried about doing all the practical things grownups do when a snowstorm comes. But the children laughed and danced, and caught the lacy snowflakes on thier tongues. All the wonder and delight a child feels in a snowfall is caught in the pages of this book -- the frost ferns on the window sill, the snow man in the yard and the mystery and magic of a new white world. Roger Duvoisin's pictures in soft blue half-tones with briliant splashes of yellow and red emphasize the gaiety and humor as well as the poetic quality of the text.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/1/1988Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Luna and her polar bear friend (Bear) discover a beautiful gold flower growing in the snow. But when the flower fades, Bear goes on a search around the world for another to bring to Luna. It's only when he returns home that the true strength of their friendship is revealed. A beautifully illustrated picture book that celebrates the joys of friendship, A FLOWER IN THE SNOW has the look and feel of an instant classic.Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 12/1/2012 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
This Hans Christian Andersen favorite tale is retold using contemporary language that celebrates the modern idea of strong girl as hero. Gerda leaves the comfort of her home on an epic journey to rescue her best friend, Kai. A stray sliver from an evil mirror has put him under the wicked Snow Queen's spell, and only Gerda can recognize and break this enchantment. Gerda's determination sees her through many great trials. Icy puzzle pieces spread out on the floor of the Snow Queen's palace and solve the riddle. This new retelling follows all the fairy tale conventions that make these stories so enduring. When Gerda and Kai are finally reunited they must face the Snow Queen's final task.
In exquisite three-dimensional scenes, Jane Ray retells and illuminates the story of Snow White, creating a gift book worthy of a fairy tale.Once there was a beautiful girl with skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and hair as dark as the winter branches. In six intricate spreads, delicate paper layers let children peer in the palace window at the wicked queen with her mirror, watch Snow White run to the house of the seven dwarves, and gaze as the prince wakes her in her coffin. As the familiar text unfolds on flaps evoking stage curtains, the scenes play out in dioramas of rare depth and beauty.Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/25/2009 Pages: 10 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Just outside my window,There are tracks in the snow.Who made the tracks? Where do they go?A little girl follows tracks outside her window after a fresh snowfall, only to realize that the tracks in the snow are her own from the day before—and that they lead her home. This diminutive and sweet picture book is as cozy as a cup of hot chocolate. Like Ezra Jack Keats’ The Snowy Day, this lovely celebration of snow and winter is just right for the littlest readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/16/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Laura is delighted when a soft, thick snow falls in late spring in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. A late snow helps the trees make more sap for maple syrup, and maple syrup means sweet sugar cakes and sticky fingers for Laura! Doris Ettlinger's enchanting full-color illustrations, inspired by Garth Williams's artwork, perfectly capture Laura and her family in this My First Little House Book, adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House in the Big Woods. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/22/1999Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
When the geese begin to fly south, the leaves flutter down from the trees and the cold winds begin to blow from the north, the animals of the woods and meadows, big and small, prepare for the long, cold winter ahead when the countryside is hidden under a deep blanket of snow. They gather food and look for warm, snug places in the ground, trees, caves or thickets, where they can find protection against the icy winds. It might have been hard for the birds and animals of the hillside to survive when the Big Snow came if their good friends, who lived in the little stone house, had not remembered to put food out for them. Here, in many beautiful pictures, the Haders show how winter comes to the woodland as the busy animals make their preparations.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/1967Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
The woodland animals were all getting ready for the winter. Geese flew south, rabbits and deer grew thick warm coats, and the raccoons and chipmunks lay down for a long winter nap. Come Christmastime, the wise owls were the first to see the rainbow around the moon. It was a sure sign that the big snow was on its way.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/31/1993Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
It's December 24th, and the old farmer settles down for a winter's nap, wondering how Christmas can come when there is no snow! It is in his dream that he imagines a snowstorm coming and covering him and his animalsnamed One, Two, Three, Four and Fivein a snowy blanket. But when the farmer awakens, he finds that it has really snowed outside, and now he remembers something! Putting on his red suit, he goes outside, puts some gifts under the tree for his animals, and presses a button near a Christmas tree, creating a most surprising musical treat for children everywhere. "Few in number are the parents who have made it through their toddler's years on just one copy of Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Dream Snow has similar ingredients: a simple story, lively collage-like illustrations and a fun gimmick for little hands . . ." Time "This is a simple, well-told story about a simple farmer. . . . Viewers. . . will want to get their hands on it." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Carle fans and toddlers learning the basics will . . . enjoy the gentle text and creative design features." Booklist "The pictures are in Carle's trademark richly colored and textured collages that capture the snowy magic of Christmas." Kirkus ReviewsBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/25/2000Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
A picture-book edition of Glenn Beck’s tale of family, resilience, and love across distance, following in the footsteps of his #1 New York Times bestselling The Christmas Sweater.Adapted from the newest Glenn Beck release, Snow Angel is the story of two siblings, who yearn for new toys and a fun vacation, but their parents are struggling and cannot give them what they want. Though their disappointment is obvious, their grandmother tells them the story of a young girl whose family also went through hard times. Before her father has to leave to find work, he makes a snow angel, telling his little girl that no matter where he is, there will always be an angel looking out for her and her mother, helping the brother and sister realize the true meaning of family. Ultimately, it's a story of family, resilience, and knowing that the ones you love are never too far away.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/25/2011Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Based on a true story, Snow Treasure is a tale of heroism set in Norway during World War II. This amazing book, continuously in print since 1942, tells how brave schoolchildren outwitted the invading Nazis. To keep their country's gold out of Nazi hands, the children sledded thirteen tons of gold bricks down the mountain to a waiting ship. The appearance of innocent winter fun fooled the Nazis, and the gold was taken safely to America. Beautiful illustrations perfectly capture the nostalgic tone and bring this thrilling adventure to life in an attractively priced gift edition. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/20/2005Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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