121 Adventurous, Unique and Affordable Family and Kids Activities
Boredom set in? Itching to do some new and exciting activities with your kids? Are you finding activities you want to do are too expensive? Want to learn about REALISTIC ways to keep costs down by living resourcefully? We've brought our 'A' game on this one folks!
Not every activity has to cost big money. If the economic downturn taught us anything, it's that we can change the way we approach spending by focusing on cost-effective deals, fun freebies and overlooked activities that won't break the budget. Spending less today leads to a healthy financial future.
Age Level: 5 - 7 | Grade Level: K - 2
Dragons galore fill the pages of this Level 2 Ready-to-Read story based on the DreamWorks movie How to Train Your Dragon 2!
How to Train Your Dragon 2 flies into theaters on June 13, 2014!
Hiccup meets so many different kinds of dragons in How to Train Your Dragon 2. There are dragons that fly, dragons that swim, dragons that breathe fire, and more—and you can learn about them all in this Ready-to-Read story.
Age Level: 5 - 18 | Grade Level: K - 6
Across the solar system and on to the Milky Way!
School’s out for the summer and Sami and Thomas have big plans. They’ve built a spaceship in their tree house and are going to blast off for a tour of the solar system, but one of the planets holds a special surprise. Vibrant images and flowing verse bring this imaginative story to life. Space lovers and adventurers of all ages are sure to love this cosmic journey.
The fascinating life cycle of cicadas illustrated beautifully along the plot of a dramatized story: the long journey of a cicada nymph trapped underground for seventeen years; the friendly and hostile subterranean creatures he encounters; and last but not least, his triumphant debut in the above-ground world of the sun, the moon and open air to fly in.
This book portrays the natural drama that transpires in a periodical cicada's mysterious life cycle. People say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, this book has about 20 pictures, and that's worth 20,000 words!
Age Level: 8 - 14 | Grade Level: 2 - 9 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
#1 Amazon Bestseller!! (Children's Action & Adventure Books, December 16, 2013, Children's Steampunk Books, December 14, 2013)
The Sprocketeers: “Great Giza Gonzo”, the first in a spectacular “twins series”, is a wonderfully crafted piece of kids historical fiction, chronicling the escapades of the time-travelling, quirky, nuclear twins, Cooper and Alyx, as their mystical trunk (and the magic within it) hits sand in ancient Egypt. Meanwhile, their curmudgeonly wicked neighbor, Oswald Pennytinker, arrives in a beat up old trunk of his own, attempting to steal the King’s treasures.
Five famous tales of Charles Perrault illustrated by Walter Crane (more than 40 color illustrations): The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods; The Master Cat, or Puss in Boots; Blue Beard; Little Red Riding Hood; Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper.
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This ebook features a colorful, full screen design optimized for Kindle Fire HD. It can be viewed also on Kindle eInk devices except old models: Kindle 1, 2, DX; Kindle 3 needs a firmware update to ver. 3.4.
John F. Kennedy was an unlikely hero in many ways. Even though he suffered from a serious disease and was in pain most of his life, he became a war hero who helped save the lives of 10 of his fellow Navy patrol boat crew members.
Although he was the youngest elected president, he stood up to the powerful Soviet Union and saved the world from nuclear disaster. Despite the fact that he came from one of America's wealthiest families, John dedicated himself to helping poor people and children in the United States and around the world have better lives.
Read all this and much more in this fascinating children's book for ages 9 to 12 about this brave and determined man who changed American history forever.
This informative kids book includes great photographs & well chosen words to help children learn more about the world's most famous ship the Titanic.
Aside from the amazing images Miss Winters presents in her Titanic Kids Book, she also covers some interesting facts and insights about how the Titanic was built, the maiden voyage, the ship's passengers and the sinking of this great ship.
The pictures within this book are accompanied by small bits of easy to understand text while making it an exciting read about The history of the Titanic. Therefore, "Titanic Kids Book" is a great educational book for kids ages 8 years and older.
Age Level: 5 - 8 | Grade Level: 1 - 2
Pompificus just loves to eat compliments and will go to any length to get them. However, he finds himself stuck after eating a few too many. Can the world's most vain monster find it in himself to, gasp, compliment someone else? Find out in this humorous short from the universe of Monsters A to Z!
Learn Fun Facts About The History Of The 1849 Gold Rush
This informative kids book includes well chosen words & great pictures to help children learn more about one of United States most well known Gold Rushes.
Aside from the interesting facts and images Mr Smith presents in his Gold Rush California Book for Kids, he also covers some interesting facts and insights about the history of the Gold Rush, how it all began, who got there first, how much was made, and much more.
Children’s author Leanne Annett presents this educational book with interesting facts in written text and gorgeous color photographs of these adorable South American animals.
If your child likes animals and nature then they are sure to be stimulated and enjoy learning all about these slow moving creatures that spend most of their time up in the safety of the trees.
Note: This 'God's Amazing Creation Series' book has been designed for children aged approximately 8 years and older, who can read the book for themselves. Alternatively, parents can read the book to their kids (of all ages) and enjoy a fulfilling time of child and parent bonding.
Age Level: 10 - 18 | Grade Level: 6 - 12
Here's where you start learning to cook! Step by step, you are going to learn what you need to know to cook for yourself and others. But even if you are already an experienced cook, you might still want to browse through the beginning pages. You could learn something that makes you a better cook!
We start simple, and progress in easy steps. Before you know it, you will feel comfortable in the kitchen, willing to try new recipes, and even to modify them to your taste.
Danielle has lost her math homework, again! Where could it be? She discovers a pencil named Matthew has been taking her homework and grading it. The two become fast friends but when mean girl Kristi steals the pencil, Danielle is forced to face her fears alone. Their friendship “adds-up” to be a heart-warming tale about having confidence in yourself with a little help from The Math Monster.
Age Level: 5 - 18 | Grade Level: K - 6
On a sunny day
With two kids at play,
A problem comes about.
But rather than fight
And use their might,
They decide to figure it out.
Come along with Sami and Thomas on their adventure of cooperation, where a brother and a sister learn that working together makes for a much brighter day.
As parents, we all know how hard it is to pry children from the television. In Alex, The Boy Who Watches Too Much TV, young Alex has a problem! He watches too much TV! This charming and inspiring picture book illustrates in a hilarious way what can happen when someone watches too much TV.
During Alex's adventure, children will read and learn about more creative things they can do with their time. The adorable, full color illustrations on every page will hold your child's attention and captivate their imagination! Your child will giggle and laugh as Alex discovers the fun of NOT watching TV!
This is a story about an imaginative boy who is confronted with fears. To overcome them he needs to realize bravery comes from within. He has to become his own hero to save his family from his curse.
Each page of Mayrose's latest book includes a picture of an animal praying. The animal's prayer is captioned at the bottom of the page.
“Dear God…” these are the words we always whisper when our spirits are down.
Praying is a refuge for many of us. It helps us get through difficult times. It serves as a way for us to give thanks for our blessings.