Joan Novelli, Holly Grundon
Instant Practice Packets: Alphabet
Set the stage for reading and writing success with these ready-to-use alphabet practice packets! Each four-page packet—one for each letter of the alphabet—includes fun, meaningful activities that offer the repeated practice kids need to really learn their letters. Activities teach and reinforce letter recognition, letter-sound relationships, letter formation, and sight word vocabulary. Writing guides, pictures, drawing activities, and sign language diagrams provide extra support for kids of all learning styles, as well as RTI and ELL students. Perfect for independent practice, small groups, learning centers, or homework. For use with Grades PreK-1.
Stacy Tornio, Ken Keffer
Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up
Honorable Mention of the 2013 National Outdoor Book Awards.
Nature is a destination, but you don’t have to travel anywhere to find it. Just open the door and step outside. A fun, hands on approach to getting involved in nature, The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book is a year-round how-to activity guidebook for getting kids outdoors and exploring nature, be it catching fireflies in the cool summer evenings; making birdfeeders in the fall from peanut butter, pine cones, and seed; building a snowman in 3 feet of fresh winter snow; or playing duck, duck, goose with friends in a meadow on a warm spring day. The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book includes 448 things to do in nature for kids of all ages–more than one activity for every single day of the year. Each of the year’s four seasons includes fifty checklist items, fifty challenge items, three each of projects, destinations, garden recipes, and outdoor games. Throughout the book, you’ll also find fascinating facts, useful tips and tricks, and plenty of additional resources to turn to. Complete with whimsical, vibrant illustrations, this book is a must for parents and their kids.