When I was little, I could hardly do anything.But now I can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nmusery school. I'm not a baby anymore. I'm me!" Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell perfectly capture a little girl's simple, childlike celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/30/1993Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
History Year by Year presents the world through a detailed timeline, letting children follow the influences, patterns, and connections between historical events.Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution and featuring more than 1, 500 images, this illustrated book brings the story of the past to life. Beginning with prehistory and running up to the Arab Spring, budding historians will learn about the history of humans across the world. Spreads highlight major historical eras including the Renaissance and the French Revolution, while quotations from primary and secondary sources alongside insight from experts give proper historical context. Children will love the ?child of the time? feature, telling the experience of children at important historical periods including Ancient Egypt, Viking England, the Industrial Revolution, and World War II.History Year by Year is a visual journey throughout time and an invaluable reference for kids looking to connect the dots of history across the world. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/19/2013Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Here follows the story of a most extraordinary year in the life of an Ojibwe family and of a girl named "Omakayas," or Little Frog, who lived a year of flight and adventure, pain and joy, in 1852. When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey. They travel by canoe westward from the shores of Lake Superior along the rivers of northern Minnesota, in search of a new home. While the family has prepared well, unexpected danger, enemies, and hardships will push them to the brink of survival. Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, and she discovers that no matter where she is, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through. Richly imagined, full of laughter and sorrow, The Porcupine Year continues Louise Erdrich's celebrated series, which began with The Birchbark House, a National Book Award finalist, and continued with The Game of Silence, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/2/2008Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
In the spring of 1999, hunger and thirst are constant companions to 11-year-old Stephen and his family and friends in their southern Sudan village. Stephen wants to go back to his books, but the village school is closed due to civil war between the northern soldiers and the southern rebels. When bombs explode in their small village, Stephen’s mother tells him and his friends to quickly pack, and they run and hide before they’re caught by the enemy soldiers. Stephen leaves with a few precious possessions, wondering if each step will bring him closer to water, food, and freedom—and maybe home again someday.“Mead puts civil war in human terms through the eyes of one young boy. In the context of an artfully told story, much is told about how war works. . . . The history, the land, and the determination of a band of refugees to care for each other are vividly evoked in this important work.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred“Mead conveys the particulars of the place and the desperate longing of a displaced child for home, education, and peace.”—BooklistBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/11/2005Pages: 129Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
When I was little, I could hardly do anything. But now I can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nmusery school. I'm not a baby anymore. I'm me!"Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell perfectly capture a little girl's simple, childlike celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/18/1995Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
E1 Entertainment Sesame Street: Old School 1969-1974 Volume 1It was a natural to release the early Sesame Street music on LPs, to reinforce the lessons for kids but most of all because the songs were so darned catchy. This first release in this 40th-anniversary series has The Original Cast Album (a #23 Grammy-winner in '70), Big Bird Sings ('74) and Bert & Ernie Sing Along ('75, Grammy-nominated). Join Kermit for Green ; Ernie for Rubber Duckie ; Big Bird for ABC-DEF-GHI ; Oscar for I Love Trash ; Ernie and Bert for I Refuse to Sing Along ; Cookie Monster for C Is for Cookie , and more!
The Spinning Tunes Music Player by VTech allows you to take learning on the go! With this electronic learning toy, your toddler can listen to melodies and musical instrument names and sounds. The colorful CD spins when the large dial is turned and the antenna turns and clicks. The buttons light up when pushed, introducing your child to animal names and sounds. The easy-to-grip handle makes this a great take-along toy!Recommended Ages:1 – 3
Baby's First Year Memories for Life A beautifully illustrated record book to chronicle all the special moments in a baby's first year. It begins before the birth, where information such as the family tree, ideas for names, and thoughts on the baby's arrival can be recorded and runs through to the baby's first birthday. The book includes simple prompts to ensure no special moments are forgotten, as well as plenty of space for parents to write their observations and thoughts. These prompts encourage the reader to record day-to-day routines, such as feeding and sleeping patterns; likes and dislikes, for example, “my favorite bathtime toy and “what I liked to eat; and the baby's “firsts, from her first night at home, to her first smile, and her initial tottering steps. There is also space to record information about the world the baby was born into, such as the name of the prime minister or president, popular music, and prices of stamps and milk. Author Annabel Karmel Boardbook
LEGO? Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle shows the evolution of this classic toy for the first time ever, with exquisite photography and fascinating facts about each and every minifigure included.Featuring more than 2, 000 of the most significant, popular, and rare minifigures, this engaging reference guide explores minifigures chronologically by theme. Fans will learn little-known facts about their favorite minifigures in this first-ever publishing of the evolution of the famous LEGO minifigure. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/16/2013Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
From Little Scholastic comes this innovative and interactive hand-puppet board book for babies and toddlers.Ages: 0-2.Parent and child can quack-quack and moo-moo away while they play and touch the five farm animal finger puppets: a duck, a cow, a pig, a cat, and a dog.Introducing Little Scholastic, a developmental publishing program of interactive books created exclusively to give babies and toddlers a head start in learning.Every book features:*Interactive components * High color contrast * Rhyming, repetitive, or predictable text * Familiar subjects and surroundings * Simple concepts * Distinct leveling between the ages of 0-3 years.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/1/2007Pages: 6
Fisher Price Little People Music Parade Ride-On Product FeaturesPlays 5 different marching tunesPress the instruments to hear their riffUse the keyboard to compose your own tuneFun instrument sounds include trumpet, drums, saxophone and tubaEngine start and revving soundsProduct Measures: 21.5" x 14.3" x 10.7"Recommended Ages: 1 year and up
From Alfred Music, the worldwide leader in music education products since 1922, comes Alfred's Kid's Guitar Starter Pack: Electric Edition--Everything You Need to Play Electric Guitar Today! This award-winning, best-selling, complete starter pack includes a high-quality 3/4-size Firebrand electric guitar, deluxe accessories including a portable amplifier, a gig bag carrying case with straps, a Firebrand portable electronic tuner with batteries included, a set of Firebrand guitar picks, and Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course (Book, CD, DVD and Software), the world's best-selling multimedia instruction series for kids! Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course (Book, enhanced-CD, DVD): Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course is the #1 best-selling guitar method for kids! This award-winning ("Best Product of the Year" ---Disney's iParenting Media Award) method is the easiest guitar method ever for kids ages 5 and up. Using plain language that's easy for kids to understand, three irresistible guitar experts guide students along---a clever classical dog, one cool jazz cat, and a friendly alligator who loves the blues---they focus attention by pointing out what's important on each page and make learning music fun! Kids will learn to play chords and melodies, read music, and perform lots of fun songs!
A refreshed new cover for a best-selling title just in time for Dora's 10th Anniversary. Dora's Mami says she can have her friends over for a sleepover and the adventure begins. Dora makes hand-written invitations for everyone, but they get blown away by the wind. Can she find them and get her party ready before her guests arrive? A happy ending has Dora with plenty of friends, food, and fun at the sleepover. In this deluxe storybook and play CD pack, toddlers and preschoolers have a chance to hum along with the tunes they all recognize from Nick Jr.'s wildly popular show, Dora the Explorer. Four play CDs of popular Latino music plus top tunes from the "Dora the Explorer" TV show provide a musical backdrop for this original storybook. Selected Spanish lyrics are included, making this a songbook as well. A removable plastic music player with handle and 4 discs complete the pack.Book Details: Format: Book+Toy Publication Date: 4/27/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Neurosmith Music Blocks Instill a fondness for music in children at a young age with Neurosmith Music Blocks. Allow them to create symphonies by simply playing with blocks. Kids can experiment and explore various shapes, colors, sequences and sounds with this artistic and creative toy. With premium digital sound and magnets that can hold all blocks firmly in place, kids can explore the limits of their own creativity. Why You'll Love It: Kids develop a lasting love for music by creating some of their own. Age: 2 years and up Features High-low volume control Comes with a soft interactive sing-along musical book Helps inspire kids' imagination Develops fine motor skills in children Builds self-esteem Teach kids about primary colors and shapes Play in three different styles Helps them develop love for music Create unique melodies with five multicolored blocks Comes with instructions for use Required Batteries: 4 AA Batteries (Not Included). Demo batteries included.
Winner of the 2001 Newbery Honor Medal! It was within the pages of Richard Peck's Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut. Now they're back for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud adventures when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Expect moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual (and always hilarious) ways. Wise, exuberant, and slyly heartwarming, Mary Alice's story is a fully satisfying companion to the celebrated A Long Way from Chicago, which, in addition to receiving the Newbery Honor, was a National Book Award finalist, an ALA Notable Book, and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2000Pages: 130Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Parents can cherish every special moment in the first year of their child's life in this special book. Space is provided for each special landmark - from the earliest photographs to the first lock of hair. A very special book to keep and look back on over the years.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/5/2006Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Brimming with active learning games and reproducible board games, this resource offers a wealth of materials that strengthen basic music concepts and reading skills. Through these games, students have opportunities to practice identifying notes, rests, and other commonly used symbols, as well as notes on the treble and bass clef staffs. In addition, students learn facts about famous composers with trivia games and identify familiar instruments through bingo games. The Big Book of Music Games is a time-saver for busy classroom teachers and music specialists who wish to create skill-based materials that engage children in fun learning experiences.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/15/1999Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Music in Motion turns up the volume on classic Quadrilla marble runs by combining strategically-placed musical chimes with wooden rails and blocks. ABOUT HAPE Hape was founded in 1986 by Peter Handstein in Germany after he visited hundreds of schools and talked with hundreds of educators giving him a unique understanding of the power of play. Hape Toys has since grown into one of the world's largest producers of toys made from sustainable materials. Neither culture, nor language, nor gender inhibits the intuitive process of play. All of the products meet, and more often, exceed the strictest international standards for quality and safety. But behind the innovative designs and meticulous quality lies the even stronger ethos of Hape. Our Mission Hape believes that the future begins and belongs to our children. It is our duty to leave them with infinite possibilities, not unsolvable problems. Our toys are created to inspire play, learning, and exploration of the world we live in; through responsible business practices we aspire to leave the world in a better condition than when we received it. Our Philosophy Hape toys are designed first and foremost for children. Each product is developed to enhance a child's developmental skills. Neither language, nor culture, nor gender impedes the intuitive play patterns. What children see as fun, parents and educators recognize as age-appropriate learning basics; social, sensory, physical, and emotional skills. Using natural materials, water-based paints, and strict quality and safety standards make every Hape toy an investment kids will love and parents can trust. Recommended Ages:4 – 15
Four bright and colorful instruments help babies develop and achieve new visual and auditory skills. Offers a wide variety of sounds, colors, and musical fun; alone or with parents/siblings! Assorted colors.Recommended Ages:1 – 15
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