Activity and Educational Books

Forest School Activity Cards: 48 Fun Things to Do Outdoors Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781786783417
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Published: Watkins Publishing - March 23rd, 2020

This is the only activity card deck presenting Forest School activities. A handy quick & easy reference for 48 games, crafts and skill-building activities, it will encourage kids to get involved in choosing activities and help adults in structuring play.


642 Things to Write About: Young Writer's Edition: (Creative Writing Prompts, Writing Prompt Journal, Things to Write About for Kids and Teens) Cover Image
By 826 Valencia, Miranda Tsang (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781452127842
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 4th, 2014

Write a to-do list for a villain. Describe your dream tree house. Create a haiku about your shoes.


The Original #1 Mad Libs: The Oversize Edition Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781524785055
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Published: Mad Libs - June 13th, 2017

The first Mad Libs ever published is now in an oversize format that makes writing, playing, and sharing with friends a breeze! It's the same great content that made Mad Libs an instant hit when it originally published in 1974, but with an updated format that kids are sure to love.


Jokelopedia: The Biggest, Best, Silliest, Dumbest Joke Book Ever! Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780761189978
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 23rd, 2016

It’s the mother of all kids’ joke books—an all-encompassing, gut-busting, and bestselling collection of more than 1,700 jokes, tongue-twisters, riddles, and puns for all occasions.

Here are 61 elephant jokes, including: What did the elephant say when he walked into the post office? / Ouch! Dozens of knock-knock jokes, like: Knock-knock.


Puzzlelopedia: Mind-Bending, Brain-Teasing Word Games, Picture Puzzles, Mazes, and More! Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780761172208
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 20th, 2019

An A-Z collection of more than 200 quirky, brain-bending, endlessly fun, and unusually unusual puzzles for kids aged 8-12.
 

All you need are a sharp pencil and sharper wits!


The Cities Activity Book (How Things Work) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781788684774
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Published: Lonely Planet - June 18th, 2019

Explore over 60 of the world's most amazing cities with this activity book for urban explorers. Fill in New York's famous skyline, design a Mexican wrestling mask, find the difference between Viennese dancing horses, and add your own mural to a Melbourne graffiti wall.


Ada Twist's Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419730245
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 24th, 2018

Hello Nature: Draw, Collect, Make and Grow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781780677354
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - March 1st, 2016

A fantastic new nature activity book from Nina Chakrabarti, exploring the exciting natural world around us.


Nature's Day: Out and About: Spotting, making and collecting activities Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781847808363
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - April 7th, 2016

Following on from the success of Nature's Day, this beautiful activity book by the same author and illustrator shows children how to interact with their surroundings. Activities include spotting different leaves, birds, flowers, and insects, how to make plaster-cast animal tracks, how to mimic birdsong, and how to write a poem inspired by a walk in the woods.


STEAM Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Hands-On Projects for Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781631594199
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Published: Quarry Books - May 15th, 2018

STEAM Lab for Kids is an art-forward doorway to science, math, technology, and engineering through 52 family-friendly experiments and activities.

While many aspiring artists don't necessarily identify with STEM subjects, and many young inventors don’t see the need for art, one is essential to the other.


Crafty Science: More than 20 Sensational STEAM Projects to Create at Home Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781465477682
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Published: DK Children - November 6th, 2018

This hands-on crafty science book introduces inquisitive children to the wonders of science through kids craft projects with everyday objects.

Award-winning author Jane Bull combines art, craft, and cooking activities with gentle, scientific learning, showing children that science, technology, engineering, art, and math are all around us - and in everything we make and do!


The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781492677697
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - October 1st, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller

From the creators of the #1 New York Times bestselling cookbook for kids comes the ultimate baking book. America's Test Kitchen once again brings their scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on learning to KIDS

BAKING ISN'T JUST FOR CUPCAKES


Cooking Class Global Feast!: 44 Recipes That Celebrate the World’s Cultures Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781635861266
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 29th, 2019

Food is a fun way to celebrate diversity, and in her new kids’ cookbook, best-selling author Deanna F. Cook leads young chefs on a tasty tour of global cultures and cuisines. Kids gain practical kitchen skills through preparing breakfasts, drinks, snacks, dinners, and desserts from around the world.


Kids Cooking: Tasty Recipes with Step-By-Step Photos Cover Image
By Klutz (Created by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338167627
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Published: Klutz - October 2nd, 2017

This classic collection of parent-approved meals includes a rainbow whisk and the perfect mix of tried-and-true recipes (like French Toast with Strawberry Butter) and totally modern flavors (like the Aloha Sushi Burrito). All 30 recipes include step-by-step photos so that young chefs can follow along and learn basic kitchen skills. Finally . . .


Around the World Craft and Design Book Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781788681148
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Published: Lonely Planet - June 18th, 2019

Discover, draw and design cultural artifacts from around the world with this fun and creative activity book-from Native American dreamcatchers and Hawaiian leis to Russian nesting dolls and Maori pendants.


23 Ways to be a Great Artist: A step-by-step guide to creating artwork inspired by famous masterpieces Cover Image
By Jennifer McCully, Doreen Mulryan (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781609928339
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Published: QEB Publishing - October 26th, 2015

The book is packed full of step-by-step projects for crafty kids eager to discover the secrets to creating a masterpiece. Paint like Jackson Pollock, sculpt like Henry Moore, and make paper cut-outs like Matisse! With a mixture of simple and challenging projects, readers can learn how to emulate the greatest artists from history and modern times.


How to Do Nothing with Nobody All Alone by Yourself: A Timeless Activity Guide to Self-Reliant Play and Joyful Solitude Cover Image
By Robert Paul Smith, Paul Collins (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941040652
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Published: Tin House Books - June 6th, 2017

This classic guidebook, with over 100 fully illustrated activities, details everything from paper airplanes to spool tanks to slingshots - teaching children to not only entertain themselves for a minute or two, but a lifetime.