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  • Item #: 067640
    ISBN: 9781338137200
    Retail: $24.99
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    Make your own movies using your favorite LEGO® bricks! Using this kit, you can make simple stop-motion films with any digital camera such as a smart phone or tablet (not included). There are 36 LEGO® pieces including minifigure heads, bodies, and hair, as well as accessories like a skateboard and a banana. You can also use any LEGO® pieces you already have. You'll learn how animation works, basic stop-motion tools like time-lapse and a walk cycle, and many other movie making elements such as telling a good story, camera motion, sound effects, lighting, and more. Follow the directions to create the sample movies. Then you're ready to start making your own! Use the tools to create a story, punch out the 6 included backgrounds (with designs like outer space, underwater, downtown, etc.), set up your minifigures, and you're ready to shoot! Lights, camera, LEGO®! Laura

  • Item #: 042493
    ISBN: 9781465473615
    Retail: $19.99
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    Covers introductory Python programming and basic game functions through 9 full Python game projects. 224 pages, pb.

  • Item #: 064520
    ISBN: 9780843183696
    Retail: $4.99
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  • Item #: 010675
    Retail: $29.99
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  • Item #: 071037
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: 071036
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 071034
    Retail: $0.00
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  • Item #: 068900
    ISBN: 9781544650951
    Retail: $17.50
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     Looking to bring some fun back to math practice? Reviewing elementary math skills of addition, subtraction, and multiplication, this workbook provides a variety of math problems. Each 2-page spread includes mixed problems and story problems on one page and a mystery messages or equation. Problems vary from single to three digit operations. Grids included to “work out” most story problems. As a bonus, a fun activity using the periodic table is included. No answers included. Dyslexie font.  Not reproducible.  SC.93 pgs. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 068704
    ISBN: 9781543083972
    Retail: $34.50
    Rainbow Price: $28.25

     Love the idea of unschooling, but struggle to find a balance between too much unproductive time and a strictly scheduled day? This resource may provide the perfect balance. Subtitled, “The Beginner’s Journal”, this animal and farm themed curriculum gently guides learning in several areas including reading, handwriting, logic, spelling, classic literature and music, mathematics including practice in addition, subtraction, and multiplication, creative writing, and more.

      Due to the open-ended nature of this course, you will notice repetition in many of the activity pages. For example, the backyard science/nature walk study pages, animals of the world, and reading time pages allow children to document varied observations and studies. Many struggling learners thrive on familiarity, which helps create a fun learning experience for struggling or younger students. Parents will need to assist their children in choosing topics of study, completion of some activities and securing additional, recommended resources.

      Recommended educational resources include a computer with your own Minecraft world, audio books, Story of the World for the Classical Child, Classical music CDs, a variety of educational videos and movies, and a math curriculum (Life of Fred or Math-U-See are suggested). Necessary school supplies include pencils, colored pencils, gel pens, origami paper, and a ruler. Assorted dyslexia games from the author’s Series A and B are included, and the Dyslexie font is utilized. Author states a child may work in this book up to 3 hours daily for 6 weeks, with 30 minutes of computer time 3 days per week, although flexibility allows you to fit to your family’s needs. Reproducible for children in your household. Black and white graphics. SC. 294 pgs. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 068703
    ISBN: 9781536914443
    Retail: $36.50
    Rainbow Price: $29.95

      Targeting a slightly older crowd, this flexible curriculum resource may inspire delight-directed learning in your family. In this (mostly) self-study, children begin by choosing topics they wish to study and take steps to achieve their goals. Tips for wisely choosing resources while using these recommended resources: computer access and personal Minecraft world, audio books, Story of the World for the Classical Child, Classical music, Google Earth and parent-approved news sources, educational videos and movies, and a math curriculum (Life of Fred or Math U See suggested). Listed are also a few necessary supplies: pencils, colored pencils, gel pens, origami paper, and a ruler.

      The heart of this course is the gentle, guiding learning in an array of subject areas including reading, creative writing, spelling and vocabulary, classical literature and music, mathematics (open ended to use with your math curriculum), science, geography, current events and much more. Comparing this to the author’s Fun-Schooling Curriculum: Homeschooling with Minecraft, you will note overlapping activities but a different focus. The aforementioned course includes an animal and farm theme designed to engage younger learners, whereas the DIY Curriculum is written for a slightly older crowd and focuses on Geography and “world news today” events. Woven throughout the course are research projects to learn about mining in the real world, which provides a fascinating “rabbit trail” to a Minecraft study.

      If you are wondering which of the Thinking Tree Minecraft studies would best fit your child, younger children who thrive when working more directly with a parent, may find the Fun-Schooling Curriculum: Homeschooling with Minecraft (#068704) a better option. While the reading level recommended for this course is grade 2 and up, many of the research activities and world studies seem better fit for an older child. Other activities like the backyard science nature walk and study may work with all ages. Another consideration in selecting these activities is the student’s ability to concentrate for longer periods of time. While the author does not define computer time in this course, her general guidelines for daily study are 5 pages per day for 10 years and under and 10 pages per day for 10 years and up (2-4 hours per day). Repetition is also built into this curriculum guide allowing students to study various aspects of Minecraft in a similar fashion.

  • Item #: 067555
    ISBN: 9781631591174
    Retail: $22.99
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  • Item #: 064061
    ISBN: 9781939668127
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064060
    ISBN: 9781939668110
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064059
    ISBN: 9781939668059
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064058
    ISBN: 9781939668080
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064057
    ISBN: 9781939668158
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064056
    ISBN: 9781939668042
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064055
    ISBN: 9781939668134
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064054
    ISBN: 9781939668103
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064053
    ISBN: 9781939668141
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064052
    ISBN: 9781939668097
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 064051
    ISBN: 9781939668073
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 062879
    ISBN: 9780545823234
    Retail: $8.99
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    If you ever feel like you’re being shafted by enemies, this handbook may have the answers. Covers basic weapons, armor, potions, types of enemies and Redstone traps.

    80-page handbook is rendered in full color, with detailed illustrations and in-game pictures for clarity. ~ Stephen

  • Item #: 044298
    ISBN: 9781939668349
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 044297
    ISBN: 9781939668332
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 044271
    ISBN: 9781939668325
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 042982
    ISBN: 9780545685191
    Retail: $31.96
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  • Item #: 019142
    Retail: $0.00
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  • Item #: 012479
    Retail: $69.99
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  • Item #: 012473
    Retail: $39.99
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