Home - Rainbow Resource Center, Homeschooling Curriculum and Homeschooling Supplies. Where homeschoolers come for home school curriculum

Welcome to RainbowResource.com — Learning Tools for Homes and Schools Serving Home Educators Since 1989

Garden

Category
Publisher
Language
Search Results for "garden"
Items 1 - 30 of 574
  • Item #: 037144
    ISBN: 9780890519233
    Retail: $42.99
    Rainbow Price: $27.95

      In Book 1, Charlie and Charlotte visit their grandparents farm and learn numbers, shapes, place value, adding and subtracting. Along the way, the children also learn about gardening, baby farm animals, nature, family and love. In the first 30 lessons children will learn about numbers 0-9, place value, rectangles, circles, addition, subtraction, skip counting with 2, 5, and 10, telling time with minutes and hours, and more. The last 6 lessons of the book are review.

  • Item #: 006285
    ISBN: 9780890519264
    Retail: $42.99
    Rainbow Price: $27.95

       In Book 4 the family travels through the United States. The twins and friends learn about landmarks, Americas heroes, and work in their garden as they review concepts from Book 3 and do further work with larger numbers, metric measurement, decimals, operations with equivalent fractions, and more. Math Fact Reviews are incorporated into the lessons so that students won’t forget foundational math information.

  • Item #: 003539
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    Yup, a butterfly garden! This kit includes a butterfly garden habitat (11" tall, 10" diameter) that pops up to stand on its own. You'll also get an Online Redemption Voucher for five Painted Lady caterpillars, butterfly feeding kit, instructions for care, plus interesting butterfly facts. Please note that there is an additional shipping and handling fee for the caterpillars and food.  Watch the caterpillar morph into chrysalises, then beautiful Painted Lady butterflies to keep in your butterfly habitat. Enough nutrient is included in the container for the caterpillars as they mature into butterflies, and after that you feed them with the aid of your butterfly feeding kit. When they're full grown, set them free! The sides of the butterfly garden habitat are made out of a see-through and breathable mesh for easy viewing. There is also a hook-and-loop fastener strap on top which will allow you to hang it from the ceiling or in front of a window (it also allows you to fold the habitat flat when not in use. Please note that butterfly larvae do not ship to Canada or HI and they will only be shipped during mild weather. - Stephanie

  • Item #: 069091
    ISBN: 9781545302880
    Retail: $35.00
    Rainbow Price: $27.95

    Covers parts of speech, alphabetizing, plurals, synonyms, antonyms, types of sentences, parts of a sentence, diagramming, introduction to paragraphs, capitalization, punctuation, contractions, and abbreviations.

    Cultivating Literature List: Story of Doctor Dolittle, Marvelous Land of Oz, Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, Secret Garden, Princess and the Goblin. Fables are Indian fables from Jataka Tales and More Jataka Tales (Ellen C. Babbitt) and The Tortoise and the Geese and Other Fables of Bidpai (Maude Barrows Dutton)477 pgs, pb

  • Item #: 042450
    ISBN: 9780830714728
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    When reading the Bible, sometimes it is hard for kids (and adults) to see the "big picture." This big (and I mean BIG) Bible time line will help you see when the Bible events happened in relation to each other and how those events fit together to tell one BIG story! This reproducible book contains 68 11" x 8 1/2" pages. Each page highlights two major events, including a scripture reference, estimated time in history, and a black-and-white cartoon illustration that can be colored. When all the pages are hung side-by-side in chronological order it creates a 60' long time line. This timeline begins with Adam and Eve in the garden, and finishes with John being exiled on Patmos writing Revelation. Some fun activities are outlined in the introduction that will help you make the most of this great teaching tool. No matter how you put this time line to use, your children will appreciate the simple way it communicates the big picture of what the Bible is all about. Pb, 78 pgs. – elise

  • Item #: 032729
    ISBN: 9781930953857
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    Includes simple Old Testament verses, shorter poems from Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verse, as well as "Thirty Days Hath September", the Table Blessing, and nursery rhymes.

  • Item #: 020291
    ISBN: 9780694006380
    Retail: $11.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.75

    The whole family's here - Laura, Mary, Ma, Pa, Baby Carrie, even Jack the bulldog. All dolls are made of sturdy cardstock. Several authentic 19th-century outfits are included for each character (except Jack!). There are also two pullout scenes: one of the cozy room inside the Little House; the other of the garden.

  • Item #: 071347
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    Includes cave, toadstool house, base, rainbow, watering can, 4 gardening tools, seed packet, Dahlia the Fairy, Pebbles the Turtle, and Celeste the Unicorn.

  • Item #: 063692
    ISBN: 9781843650874
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    Books written about World War Two seldom examine the conflict from the perspective of a young boy or girl. This publication, however, shares the personal experiences of one boy growing up in war torn England during WW2. Readers learn about how this young lad learned to survive bombing raids, use a gas mask, grow his own victory garden, and invent ways to have fun during air raids when everything was blacked out. The lessons that this boy learns as he seeks to survive a conflict that he barely understands are vividly portrayed within the pages of this touching and beautifully illustrated volume. 92 pgs, pb. ~ Mike 

  • Item #: 058524
    ISBN: 9781940129648
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

    I have to admit I didn't expect this book to start in the kitchen. It "goes" all the places you might expect handyman repairs, fishing, hunting, even building a log cabin. But it does start in the kitchen. Still, it's definitely a boy's perspective on that room. Written by two homeschool moms, inspired by their active boys and handyman fathers, this is a great "how-to" for teaching all the practical aspects of a young man's education. Geared toward boys ages 9-15, I can also imagine girls enjoying both the practical kitchen basics with mom and time with dad learning some things from "his world." Regardless of how and with whom you choose to use it, you'll find this manual a handy reference. Instruction is straight-forward with just a hint of humor (you like to eat learn to cook) and peppered with helpful black & white illustrations. In the kitchen, there are practical rules like "don't put an empty pot on a hot burner it will ruin the pot!" as well as simple how-tos like washing the dishes and reading a recipe, with a nice selection of simple, healthy recipes. Other sections are more of what the title suggests manners, first aid and safety, around-the-house handyman, working with wood, gardening, outdoor adventures, and learning to manage money. There are lots of projects building a birdhouse, toolbox, log cabin, split-rail fence as well as skill-building gun safety, preparing a budget/bookkeeping, and knot-tying. We want our sons to learn these basic life skills, and it helps tremendously to have a "road map" like this one to lead us. 181 pgs, spiral-binding. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 054785
    Retail: $2.99
    Rainbow Price: $2.85
  • Item #: 009208
    ISBN: 9780140564341
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75
    Mr. and Mrs. Mallard are looking for the perfect place to raise a family. They select a quiet spot on an island in a river in Boston. Although it is a little bit of a walk, it is still close enough for them to go to the Public Garden Park and see their favorite policeman, Michael, who feeds them peanuts. Soon Mrs. Mallard lays eight eggs, which hatch into eight adorable ducklings. One day Mr. Mallard decides to venture down the river, and he tells Mrs. Mallard to meet him at the park in exactly one week. Mrs. Mallard teaches the little ducklings how to swim, dive, stay away from danger, and walk in a straight line, and then they are off to the park to meet their father. Mrs. Mallard leads them to the riverbank and off they march to the park. Will they get through the busy town safely?
  • Item #: 005043
    ISBN: 9780486231426
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.25
    .
  • Item #: 052609
    ISBN: 9780486480350
    Retail: $3.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.15
  • Item #: 049842
    ISBN: 9781449492434
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.50

    A different sort of page-a-day calendar for your desk, this one adds a touch of elegance with the lovely printed box. Pages are loose-leaf inside and the current day displays in the attached open lid. Each page has a different black-line design to color - perfect for those desk doodlers! Share your creations with friends or keep them in the box. 7x5x1.5.

  • Item #: 047303
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $54.95

  • Item #: 045356
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

    Your budding botanist will find much to discover with this comprehensive kit. You can test soil's pH, use miniature garden tools and seed packets to prepare your own garden, learn about bugs, make a sun dial, make a terrarium, and more. A colorfully illustrated instruction manual is included, as is a data notebook students can use to write, draw and record their observations. The kit includes a pH chart, pH tray, gardening tray, pipette, plastic cup, data notebook, ruler, 8 peat pellets, 8 popsicle sticks, plastic terrarium pebbles, charcoal paper towel wicks, construction paper, circular cardboard foil, clay, a wooden dowel, 4 plastic bugs (ant, spider, beetle, and dragonfly), a sticker sheet, 6 packets of seeds (wheat, spinach, beans, zinnia, marigolds, and mixed seeds), a shovel, a rake, a watering can, and an instruction manual. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 041528
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $10.60

  • Item #: 039530
    Retail: $5.00
    Rainbow Price: $4.50

    Grow a beautiful underwater crystal garden – in minutes! With this kit it is incredibly easy to grow a rainbow of stalagmite-shaped crystals from the bottom of a clear jar. Within 10 minutes the rocks begin to grow; within two hours some should reach heights of up to 4" tall! Kit includes magic rocks, growing solution and underwater themed stickers.

  • Item #: 039450
    ISBN: 9781889538860
    Retail: $15.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

    Beautifully illustrated, this appealing book will inform and delight even the youngest learner in your family. Beginning with a gentle introduction to trees, covering tree sustenance, leaf types, flowers/fruits, cones, and the unique traits of bark and the trunk, a variety of trees in North America are showcased, from rural Georgia to the streets of New York City to the California suburbs. Each two-page spread includes a beautiful watercolor illustration of the featured tree as well as life-sized depictions of its leaf, flower, and seed. These pictures beautifully compliment the detailed, understandable text. Also included are additional reading suggestions for adults and children and recommended websites which add to the scope of this helpful book. HC. 96 pgs. Deanne

  • Item #: 039305
    Retail: $17.99
    Rainbow Price: $16.50
    Don't let the stone-making fun stop! This huge value pack contains 24 pounds of Stepping Stone Mix. That's enough to make three 12" stepping stones, six 8" stepping stones, or nine 8" garden bricks. Only the mix is included here; you'll need separate stone molds and optional stone coloring and decorative items in order to custom-make your own creations.
  • Item #: 039235
    ISBN: 9780980072303
    Retail: $15.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.30

    It's easy to become a cookbook collector. The glossy photos of scrumptious meals draw you in regardless of whether the recipes are easy or the ingredients are easy to find! Our intentions are good, but somehow we just can't get around to pulling together an incredible meal every night. Well, cookbook author Rachel Masters takes a much more practical approach, almost guaranteeing that this is one cookbook that will spend more time on the countertop than on the shelf. As a mom with young children, she was frustrated with the time it was taking to develop a meal plan and grocery list for the week. To make this easier, she created a plan that rotated through all of the main dishes her family enjoyed, along with shopping lists to accompany them. In the end she had a twelve-week plan, each week complete with five main dishes, a dessert, a snack, and a shopping list. After using her plan with much success over the years, she now presents it to the rest of us in handy cookbook form. The cookbook presents thirteen weeks, each with a meal plan for the week, a grocery list (divided into types of food like produce, dairy, etc.), and the recipes. Each week features five meals, a snack, and a dessert. Weeks are broken down by meal, with each meal including recipes for the main course as well as side dishes. As a bonus, Rachel has included a suggested timetable for each meal, outlining when each task preparation task should be done for a six o'clock target dinner time. At this point, you may be mostly concerned about the meals themselves. Will your family like them? Glancing over the meal plans, I'd say they have broad appeal (remember, the author has several young children herself!). A sampling of the meals includes: chicken fajitas, beef stew, lasagna, shepherd's pie, pork chops, sloppy joes, french dip sandwiches, ribs, chicken over rice, sub sandwiches, split pea soup, ham and cheese sandwiches, pork tenderloin, and many more scrumptious-sounding side dishes I don't have room to mention. You won't find anything too specialized in here, just family-pleasing favorites. Of course, if everyone in your family dislikes a certain recipe, just replace it with one of your own and edit the shopping list to include those ingredients.

    Additionally, seven appendices include suggestions for breakfasts and lunches, using produce from your garden, recipes for special events and holidays, essentials for the kitchen, tips and ideas, making a few typically store-bought items from scratch, and some advice on family meal time (including suggestions to get children to try new things!). All in all, this is a great, practical resource for any busy mom struggling to shop and pull together meals each week! I know our family could have benefited from this approach when I was growing up! – Jess

  • Item #: 039101
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.00

  • Item #: 038630
    ISBN: 9781683440307
    Retail: $65.93
    Rainbow Price: $47.50

  • Item #: 038063
    ISBN: 9780141321059
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50

    Buck enjoys life as the pampered family dog of Judge Miller. When Manuel, the gardener's helper, secretly steals Buck to be sold, the civilized lifestyle that Buck grew up under no longer exists. It is the height of the Klondike gold rush, and dogs like Buck are in high demand as sled dogs. In a time and place when survival is an everyday battle, Buck must adapt to a lifestyle where primal instincts are the key to survival. The Signet Classic Edition not only includes the unabridged novel with an introduction by Alex Kershaw, but presents several of London's other works including "Diable," "An Odyssey of the North," "To the Man on Trail," "To Build a Fire," and "Love of Life." This edition has 133 pgs, pb. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 032554
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

      This kit is much like the Live Butterfly Garden (#003539) except it is more spacious. This butterfly habitat stands 18” tall and has a diameter of 15”. It is also made out of a see-through mesh, it “pops up” to stand on its own, and it can be folded flat using the hook-and-loop fastener straps that are attached to the top of the habitat (these can also be used to hang the butterfly pavilion).  This kit comes with a voucher for five Painted Lady caterpillars and food for them as well. Simply redeem your voucher online at InsectLore.com (additional shipping and handling fee is required when you redeem your voucher) and your caterpillars will be delivered to your front door. Detailed instructions, a pipette for butterfly feeding and Painted Lady butterfly Life Cycle Stages Figures are also included in the kit.  Please note that caterpillars can only be shipped during mild weather and within the continental US and Alaska. Caterpillars are not shipped to Canada or Hawaii.

  • Item #: 032013
    ISBN: 9781554539611
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $9.75

      Enjoy the artwork in this book as your child learns about the variety of life on earth. The Tree of Life is compared to the leaves on a tree, and each leaf represents a different species – 1,750,000 of them. Read first about the five kingdoms into which living things are divided – Monera, Fungi, Protoctista, Plants, and Animals. Learn about just a few of the members of each kingdom and how the kingdoms fit into the tree of life and about some that are at risk. The idea behind this book is to make children aware of the vast array of life and their role in the Tree of Life – “We are its guardians, not its gardeners.” As children learn more, they can be proactive in protecting the earth’s habitats – a few suggestions are included in the book. This book is from a secular publisher, so it mentions humans being related to apes and that we all descended from bacteria. Whether you believe this or not, this book does remind us that all species are important and that we all have a responsibility to take care of life here on earth. 40 pgs., p/b. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 031314
    ISBN: 9780689823824
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.25

    If ever a book can take you back to your childhood, for me, it’s this one. What childhood would be complete without “I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me” or “When I was sick and lay abed”? Well loved by generations of children, this 65 poem collection from Robert Louis Stevenson (composed when he was bedridden and sick with tuberculosis) recalls the joys of childhood – swinging, playacting as pirates, and entering the land of story-books. This oversized hardback version must be the best ever; beautiful, detailed, colorful illustrations by Tasha Tudor reflect an older, more carefree lifestyle. Definitely a book to cherish and to make a part of your young child’s memories. 69 pgs. hb ~ Janice

  • Item #: 027710
    ISBN: 9780689834455
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.25
  • Item #: 026536
    ISBN: 9780152164560
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.25

    By the time Mary is ten, she has been betrothed three times and is tired of being used in King Henry's power games. However, she is not ready for the changes that occur when her father announces his intent to divorce her mother. Mary and her mother are separated and Mary is even summoned to the castle as a serving-maid for Anne Boleyn's daughter, Elizabeth.