Activities, Crafts and Games
Little Lift and Look Garden (L
Follow an inquisitive little mouse as it scampers through a garden, and lift leaves and petals to meet lots of other garden creatures along the way. This charming book for little children has lots to discover and talk about on every page, from butterflies and dragonflies to frogs, birds and snails.
Baby Touch: ColoursBoard book
Baby Touch: Colours is a bold, bright board book perfect for little hands to explore. With a big touch-and-feel on every double page, it helps to stimulate your baby’s senses as well as gently helping to teach first colours such as red, blue, green, yellow and purple.Sensory developmentFirst coloursRecommended for children aged 0+Illustrated by Lemon Ribbon StudioAlso available: Baby Touch: WordsBaby Touch: ShapesBaby Touch: Numbers
Baby Touch: OppositesBoard boo
The perfect introduction to learning opposites!Baby Touch: Opposites is a bold, bright board book perfect for little hands to explore. With high-contrast colours and touch-and-feels on every double page, this book helps to stimulate your baby’s senses as well as gently helping to teach first key opposites such as big and small, quiet and loud, and up and down.Sensory developmentFirst wordsRecommended for children aged 0+Illustrated by Lemon Ribbon StudioAlso available:Baby Touch: FeelingsBaby Touch: NumbersBaby Touch: ShapesBaby Touch: Colours Baby Touch: Animals: a black-and-white book
Computer Coding Projects for K
Python for beginners – you’ll learn how to build amazing graphics, fun games, and useful apps using Python, an easy yet powerful free programming language available for download.A perfect introduction to Python coding for kids ages 10 and over who are ready to take the next step after Scratch – all they need is a desktop or laptop, and an internet connection to download Python 3.Using fun graphics and easy-to-follow instructions, this straightforward, visual guide shows young learners how to build their own computer projects using Python. Step-by-step instructions teach essential coding basics like loops and conditionals, and outline 14 fun and exciting projects. Included is a script that cracks secret codes, a quiz to challenge family and friends, a matching game, and more. When they feel more confident, kids can think creatively and use the tips and tricks provided to personalise and adapt each project. The simple, logical steps are fully illustrated with fun pixel art and build on the basics of coding. Kids will eventually have the skills to build whatever kind of project they can dream up – the only limit is your imagination! Create, Remix And Customise!Create crazy games, crack fiendish codes, and compose crafty quizzes with this amazing collection of Python projects. Suitable for beginners and experts alike, Computer Coding Python Projects for Kids has everything enthusiastic coders need. Follow the simple steps to learn how to write code in this popular programming language and improve your programming skills, while you learn to create, remix, and customise your own projects. The material in this educational book is example based and the colours and humour keep children engaged while they learn to code. If your child is ready for the next step after mastering Scratch, this is the book to get! Inside this guide, you will learn about:- Starting with Python and first steps- Creating cool graphics and playful apps- Getting acquainted with games in PythonSupporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK’s computer coding books for kids are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming. Computer Coding Python Projects for Kids is the next in an awesome coding book series for kids. Add Computer Coding Projects for Kids in Scratch 3.0 and Computer Coding Games for Kids in Scratch 3.0 to your collection.
The Famous Five Classic Colour
Join the Famous Five on exciting adventures with this stunning classic colouring book!A beautifully designed colouring book using the iconic original illustrations by Eileen Soper – the perfect gift for fans of The Famous Five, and for anyone, of any age, who enjoys colouring in.Enter a world of excitement and adventure and let your imagination run wild with The Famous Five. From the discovery of a shipwreck off Kirrin Island to a dramatic escape on horseback, from a towering lighthouse embedded in rock to a secluded campsite out on the moors, experience the iconic scenes and places from the best-loved series, featuring Julian, Dick, Anne, George and, of course, Timmy the dog! This gorgeous colouring book contains original artwork from all twenty-one Famous Five stories. It also includes intricate patterns inspired by the series and quotes from these timeless stories.The official The Famous Five Colouring book, celebrating Enid Blyton’s much-loved adventure series.
Secret Seven Brain Games: 100
Solve every puzzle, just like the Secret Seven, in this fun book of 100 brain-teasers inspired by Enid Blyton’s famous sleuths. Perfect for travel and holidays.Bursting with codes, puzzles, sudokos, crosswords, wordsearches, I-spy games and more, this fun book is inspired by the mystery-solving kids in the bestselling Secret Seven stories by Enid Blyton. This is the perfect book to keep kids busy on long journeys or in the holidays, anywhere, any time. No need to stare at a screen or hunt for a charger – you’ll only need a pencil and your brain for hours of entertainment.*The Secret Seven®, Enid Blyton ® and Enid Blyton’s signature are Registered Trademarks of Hodder and Stoughton Limited. No trademark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trademark and copyright owner.
A Really Short History of Near
The extraordinary Bill Bryson takes us from the Big Bang to the dawn of science in this book about basically everything.Ever wondered how we got from nothing to something?Or thought about how we can weigh the earth?Or wanted to reach the edge of the universe?Uncover the mysteries of time, space and life on earth in this extraordinary book – a journey from the centre of the planet to the dawn of the dinosaurs, and everything in between. And discover our own incredible journey, from single cell to civilisation, including the brilliant (and sometimes very bizarre) scientists who helped us find out the how and why.Adapted from A Short History of Nearly Everything, the ground-breaking bestseller, this book is stunningly illustrated throughout, and accessible for all ages ************************************************************************Reviews for A Short History of Nearly Everything:’It’s the sort of book I would have devoured as a teenager. It might well turn unsuspecting young readers into scientists.’ Evening Standard’I doubt that a better book for the layman about the findings of modern science has been written’ Sunday Telegraph ‘A thoroughly enjoyable, as well as educational, experience. Nobody who reads it will ever look at the world around them in the same way again’ Daily Express ‘The very book I have been looking for most of my life’ Daily Mail
How to Train Your Dragon The H
Based on the billion dollar DreamWorks franchise, get ready for adventure with Hiccup and Toothless in this activity book with glow-in-the-dark stickers!Join your favourite heroes and dragons from Berk in this action-packed activity book with over 250 glow-in-the-dark stickers!Full of games, puzzles, colouring and more, this activity book will keep Dragons fans busy for hours!Look out for more How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World books:How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World 1001 StickersHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Dragon GlidersHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Glow in the Dark Sticker BookHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World The Story of the FilmHow to Train Your Dragon Ultimate Movie GuideHow to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks franchise. How to Train Your Dragon 3 is scheduled for release in 2019 and the TV series Defenders of Berk can be seen on CBBC and Netflix.
What Is Nintendo? (What Was?)P
Founded in 1889, Nintendo started out as a small playing card company in Japan. Though the cards sold well, Nintendo really became popular when it began creating toys in the 1960s, and then became internationally renowned after developing video games and consoles in the 1970s and ’80s. After introducing the world to some of the best-known and top-selling video game franchises of all-time, such as Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing, and Pokemon, it’s clear to see why Nintendo is beloved by parents as a company that creates non violet, family-friendly entertainment for kids.
Logic Puzzles (Usborne Puzzle
This title is an addition to already successful series of puzzle activity cards. Puzzles help to improve logic skills such as analysing facts, spatial awareness, verbal and non-verbal reasoning. It is an enjoyable way to reinforce vital learning skills. The cards are wipe clean and come with a special pen, making the pack entirely self contained, easily portable and ideal for journeys and holidays.
See Inside Inventions: 1Hardco
This title tells the wonderful, mysterious and often funny stories behind famous inventions. Flaps reveal lovingly detailed artwork to show the hidden workings inside inventions. Carefully researched text explains the differences between discovery, invention and innovation, and how these three aspects unite.
Maths Puzzles (Puzzle Cards) (
A pack of colourfully illustrated cards bursting with maths puzzles that will put children and adult s maths skills to the test. Each brain-teasing puzzle sorts out the boffins from the buffoons by testing their maths skills, including code-breaking, multiplication and arithmetic. The cards are wipe clean and the pack includes a special pen, making the pack entirely self contained, easily portable and a great gift. WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard. Ink from pen may not be washable.