Educational Insights Sonic Sleuth Educational Insights Sonic Sleuths is the ultimate eavesdropper with a hand-held listening device that can tune-in to sounds from over 300 feet away. Young detectives can now zone in on buddies' conversations with high-sensitivity microphone, parabolic sound collection dish and sound targeting scope. Sonic sleuth is handy for bird watchers too. Why You'll Love It: The built-in frequency controller blocks out harmful noise above 85 decibels for safe sleuthing. Age: 6 years and up Features Ideal for science experiments and wildlife adventures Can tune in to sounds from over 300 feet away Built-in frequency controller to cut out noise Batteries Required: 9 V battery (not included) Recommended Ages:6 – 10
Fun Circuit Building Experiments for Beginners.Construct circuits with colorful electric building blocks to learn about electricity and how electronic devices work. With the innovative snap-together blocks in the ElectronX building system, children eight and up can safely and easily begin experimenting with electronic circuits. These building blocks are specially designed to make learning electronics fun and accessible. Because the blocks are brightly colored and have unique shapes, it is easy to follow the assembly diagrams to construct functional circuits. And because the circuit symbols are printed directly onto the blocks, you can quickly become familiar with the symbols and learn how to read circuit diagrams. The fun building projects include an alternating blinker, a police siren, an ambulance siren, an alarm system, a light detector, a conductivity tester, a rain warning system, a timer, and logic circuits. The electronic components in this kit include capacitors, resistors, transistors, LEDs (light emitting diodes), a phototransistor, a switch, 30 contact blocks, cable blocks, a battery holder, a speaker, and a sound integrated circuit. The 64-page, full-color experiment manual guides you through 70 circuit building experiments with easy-to-follow diagrams.Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up
The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book is filled with over 50 science experiments that bend the rules of time, space and logic so far, they appear to be magical.Kids can conduct these experiments safely in the home, unlocking the mysteries of experiments that: you can create using common food items; will help you explore the "magic" of heating and cooling; you can conduct in your front or back garden; have to do with the senses and human body; probe physical processes and changes; and, delve into chemical and biological processes and changes.Packed with 30 "magical" science-related puzzles and over 50 experiments that are sure to get kids excited about chemistry, science and physics, "The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book" is the perfect tool for anyone who is awed by the magic of science.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/2007Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
48 possible fin configurationsCard stockStandard engine poweredStreamer recoveryFlies over 1600'The Estes Viking is one fantastic research rocket with 48 possible different fin configurations. This kit gives you five special die cut card stock fins that allow you to create a rocket that’s a truly unique rocket of your own design. Take your pick on how you want your rocket to look: fins up, fins down or fins whatever way. You call it, it’s your day to be the rocket designer. Customize your own rocket…no matter how you place the fins, it still offers the ultimate in high performance model rocket flight. This Skill Level 1 rocket kit includes a single piece body tube, molded nose cone and self-stick decals. This rocket is just over 12" (25.4 cm) tall. When flown on standard engines, the Viking is able to reach amazing launch heights over 1650' (503 m) and land safely with its bright orange streamer. The versatile Viking can be built in an afternoon. It’s a great high altitude rocket for beginners, class projects, clubs and rocket demonstrations. Building tools, finishing supplies, Estes engines, and launch supplies required - sold separately. Recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. Product Measures: 3.5 x 1 x 12Recommended Ages: 10 - 100 years
Nick Crandall feels like he doesn't belong anywhere. He doesn't fit in with his new foster parents. They don't know the first thing about sports - and he's not exactly the model student they want him to be. It's only a matter of time until they realize he's not the right kid for them. And Nick certainly doesn't belong playing varsity baseball. He's only twelve years old! His teammates want a catcher their own age. But Nick needs to prove that he belongs - to his parents, to his team, and to himself.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/3/2009Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Schylling Steel Safe with Alarm This Steel Safe with Alarm features a two-number combination and an alarm. This safe is a great way for your own little one to start learning valuable lessons in savings.Product Measures: 16.75" x 16" x 10.25"Recommended Ages: 5-8 years
Safe Baby Handling Tips New parents are often overwhelmed-and befuddled-when it comes to caring for their bundle of joy. Luckily Safe Baby Handling Tips saves the day with its hilarious “do’s and don’ts on baby care. Now incompetent parents everywhere can benefit from this indispensable guide, which also includes a unique Wheel of Responsibility to help moms and dads negotiate baby chores (and shirk diaper duty!) whenever they can. Makes baby-rearing a blast!
It's Ace&Mace's birthday;a time for fun, friends, and the best food ever! Ace's birthday party is just around the corner, and he can hardly wait! Lots of yummy foods have been chosen by Ace for his special day, and now he and his best friend Mace are off to the grocery store with Ace's mom. It's a special trip that will teach the boys a very important lesson about eating safe and staying healthy.The Birthday to Remember Forever is the first in a series of Eating Safe With Ace and Mace books, which are designed to teach children of any age the importance of safe food handling practices."Storytelling is a powerful way to teach and learn. Armitra's first book in the series Eating Safe with Ace and Mace is written to teach children safe food handling practices with a fascinating story. The illustrations help the story come alive, and I am convinced children of all ages will enjoy either reading the book or listening to it." - Manjit Misra, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Food Safety and Security, Iowa State UniversityBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/20/2007Pages: 44
This may well be the most important picture book you will ever share with your children. We all want to keep our children safe, secure, confident and happy. With its delightful pictures and child-friendly rhyming text, Let's Stay Safe helps us give our children essential life lessons in safe and unsafe behavior. Personal safety Staying away from strangers Crossing the streetsafely Bicycle safety Fire safety Safety in the home In language that will empower and educate, we can give our children the tools to stay safe and secure in our increasingly difficult world. Over two years in the making and developed by Project Y.E.S. as part of its Karasick Child Safety Initiative. Let's Stay Safe is a must for all concerned parents - and all of our beautiful children. There is nothing we treasure as much as our children. This book can help keep them safe.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/15/2011Pages: 32
Safe in the Arms of Love Safe in the Arms of Love offers babies and parents a crucial resource of support during the precious months before and after birth. Lovingly and thoughtfully crafted by master sound healer Lisa Rafel, Emmy award-winning composer/producer Gary Malkin, and clinical psychologist Dr. David Surrenda; the stories, music, and lyrics found within the pages of this book, enhances the bonding process that forms the foundation of a child's healthy emotional and spiritual development. This CD/Giftbook reminds parents that every child is a gift to be welcomed, supported, and embraced. It perfectly combines an audio sanctuary with essential information to awaken the deep, loving attention that helps babies thrive.
“Kids are important… They need safe places to live, and safe places to play. For some kids, this means living with foster parents. In simple words and full-color illustrations, this book explains why some kids move to foster homes, what foster parents do, and ways kids might feel during foster care. Children often believe that they are in foster care because they are “bad. This book makes it clear that the troubles in their lives are not their fault; the message throughout is one of hope and support. Includes resources and information for parents, foster parents, social workers, counselors, and teachers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/15/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Playmobil Bank with SafeKeep valuables under lock and key in the Bank with Safe. Treasures can be stored in the bank's lockable safe or withdraw money with the help of the functioning ATM. Just keep an eye out for the notorious bank thief on the surveillance cameras. Set also includes two figures, teller counter with window, gold and money, ATM key, computer monitor, and other accessories. Recommended for ages four to ten. Playmobil, Germany's largest toy manufacturer, is headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany and has been producing and distributing toys for more than 36 years. The miniature worlds of Playmobil encourage children to explore and learn while having fun. Children's imaginations are transported to medieval times with the Playmobil castle, to the adventurous seas with Playmobil pirates, and many other themed playworlds. The figures can bend, sit, stand, and turn their heads to make realistic role play possible.
Here’s help for all adults who want to talk to young children about personal safety. Written by an expert in child safety, this full-color picture book teaches kids (and helps adults reinforce) seven important rules to personal safety in a nonthreatening way. It covers topics like safe versus harmful secrets, safe versus harmful touches, and the importance of having a community of trusted adults to turn to for help. Emphasizing the “check-in rule and teaching kids to trust their gut instincts, this book gives children the knowledge and confidence they need to make smart choices about their personal safety every day. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/24/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The world can seem so perilous, especially where our children are concerned. But even very young children can learn basic skills for staying safe in ordinary situations and preparing for emergencies. Without scaring kids (or alarming adults), this book teaches little ones how to avoid potentially dangerous situations, ask for help, follow directions, use things carefully, and plan ahead. Includes questions, activities, and safety games that reinforce the ideas being taught.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/15/2006Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When crisis hits, a young girl becomes the only one left to take care of her family Pride, Nightingale and Baby are the Stars. Orphaned and living with their grandfather, Old Finn, in rural Minnesota, the children, like their grandfather, are wary of outsiders. They believe, as Old Finn taught them, in self-reliance. But then Old Finn falls seriously ill and is taken to the hospital all the way in Duluth, leaving the children to fend for themselves. Pride, as oldest, assumes the lead. Though she makes mistakes, she keeps them afloat; they even earn money for the bus trip to Duluth. But when they finally see Old Finn, he can't walk or even say his own name, and Pride knows her days of keeping safe the Stars are drawing to a close. Self-reliance can't make Old Finn well again. But maybe, just maybe, a secret from Old Finn's past might make a way for them to stay together after all. A poignant story about family and love, Sheila O'Connor has delivered another extraordinary and mesmerizing tale.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/6/2014Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
When crisis hits, a young girl becomes the only one left to take care of her familyPride, Nightingale and Baby are the Stars. Orphaned and living with their grandfather, Old Finn, in rural Minnesota, the children, like their grandfather, are wary of outsiders. They believe, as Old Finn taught them, in self-reliance.But then Old Finn falls seriously ill and is taken to the hospital all the way in Duluth, leaving the children to fend for themselves. Pride, as oldest, assumes the lead. Though she makes mistakes, she keeps them afloat; they even earn money for the bus trip to Duluth. But when they finally see Old Finn, he can't walk or even say his own name, and Pride knows her days of keeping safe the Stars are drawing to a close. Self-reliance can't make Old Finn well again. But maybe, just maybe, a secret from Old Finn's past might make a way for them to stay together after all.A poignant story about family and love, Sheila O'Connor has delivered another extBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/11/2012Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
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