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Baby & Me  - A Book of Sibling Memories Back to top
4-8 yrs.
Parents Favorite Products

This utterly charming book does a magnificent job of helping parents involve and excite their firstborn with respect to the anticipation and arrival of a new sibling. Filled with unusually clever and entertaining rhymes (example: 'We grabbed the bags, quickly loaded the car. Mommy was breathing funny. She sounded bizarre!'), the story follows a family of sheep from a rush to the hospital through the baby's joyous first ye...Read more

Brainspace Back to top
Price $ 25/year
By Brainspace Publishing Inc.
8-14 yrs.
Brain Child

Brainspace is an outstanding quarterly print educational magazine for kids 8 to 14 years old. It is packed with gorgeous photos, playful illustrations, exciting experiments and an abundance of fascinating information on a broad range of topics including Earth sciences, biology, math, technology and much more. Both the magazine's format and content are remarkably engaging, so much so that even children who claim a dislik...Read more

Critical Thinking Detective Back to top

Kids and adults quickly became hooked on the dozen fun, challenging yet satisfyingly solvable mysteries in Critical Thinking Detective. Most any reader willing to apply his or her powers of observation, deduction and inference can get to the bottom of these 12 entertaining whodunits. Each mystery involves a theft and provides the story, facts and a lineup of four suspects on a single page. The page that follows is broken ...Read more

Doodles Canine Coloring Fun Back to top
5-7 yrs
Brain Child

Doodles Canine Coloring Fun is more than just an excellent coloring book. What sets it apart are the compelling fun facts that accompany each of the 34 full-page coloring activities and several great educational activities that appear towards the end of the book. Each illustration displays a particular breed (Basset Hound, Dalmatian, Poodle, . . .) and is accompanied by an entertaining fun fact. Those wide-ranging facts a...Read more

Kids, Code, and Computer Science Magazine Back to top

This bi-monthly online and print magazine is a wonderful resource that helps young people learn to write code and keep abreast of the ever-changing world of computer science. Due to savvy editorial choices and skilled writing, Kids, Code, and Computer Science Magazine is as entertaining as it is enlightening. A rich assortment of highly engaging articles (profiles, interviews, product reviews, math-related pieces, program...Read more

My Super Fun Play Book Back to top

Children and parents were awestruck by this beautifully-made, colorful fabric book and the many fine educational play activities it contains. Each of its 12 pages contains distinctly different, yet equally delightful activities to be explored - Tic Tac Toe, finger puppets, shape-matching, shoelaces to tie, cloth lollipops, an alarm clock, a pluck-able fruit tree, and a big-eyed, furry-eared dog, among others. Each page is...Read more

Summer Fit Activities - 1st to 2nd Grade Back to top

In addition to helping children build academic skills over the summer, this fabulously fun and engaging workbook nurtures fundamental life skills that can yield a lifetime of benefits. This Whole Child approach includes Academics, Fitness (health, exercise and nutrition), Character Education and a focus on being planet friendly. Along with plentiful activities in reading, writing, math, language arts, science and geograph...Read more

What Would You Do? Back to top
7-10 yrs.
Parents Favorite Products

'What Would You Do?' presents 30 separate moral dilemmas, the exploration of which elicits surprisingly nuanced listening and communication skills from children. Even more striking is the depth of critical thinking and analysis kids bring into play as they ponder and respond to these carefully crafted scenarios. Each stated dilemma is one or two sentences long (for example, you learn that someone you know has stolen somet...Read more