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Your Own Nature Coloring Book

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  • Item #: 067257
    ISBN: 9781944244484
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  • Item #: 067258
    ISBN: 9781944244835
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  • Item #: 067259
    ISBN: 9781944244071
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  • Item #: 027137
    ISBN: 9780486451091
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    Unique and intricate designs of crisscrossing lines and interlocking paths allow you to make your own choices of color and pattern emphasis that takes a simple geometric design and turns it into a beautiful mosaic. Each of the fifteen designs are shown twice to allow different color combinations.
  • Item #: 020005
    ISBN: 9780486267296
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    Already in its third printing, this large-format coloring book teaches as you color. An ideal supplement to your nature study (especially during those fall/winter months), your young naturalists will be able to easily spot these in the wild after becoming familiar with their appearances. Includes interesting captions.

  • Item #: 000442
    ISBN: 9780486400303
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  • Item #: 012547
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    Your kids will love learning their letters as they make their own colorful books. The kit includes a 20+ page accordion folded book that features a photo frame cover so they can personalize it with an adorable picture of themselves. Then kids simply decorate each chipboard letter (each has a design of sorts outlined to color in), punch them out, peel off the backing and stick them onto a page of their book. Each piece is backed with repositionable adhesive, so they can be readjusted as the need arises. Then kids can "read" their book – or stretch it out and admire their artwork! The book closes handily with an elastic loop and button for easy and neat storage. Eight washable markers are included in the set. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 065173
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  • Item #: 055503
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    Be your own author and illustrator with this all-in-one set! This set contains everything you need to create your own tiny tales, including 3 hardcover white blank books, 10 mini markers, bookplates, and over 100 stickers. Each 12-page bitty book measures 4" x 5" and the books fit inside a sturdy book holder. The cartoon-style bookplates and stickers are black and white, ready for coloring. Animals, nature, holidays, sports, and people are some of the fun themes of the customizable stickers. Also included is a sheet with story starter ideas and other tips for writing and illustrating your own stories. The finished books make charming mementos of your child's creativity! ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 041001
    ISBN: 9781615385331
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    Take a walk, find something interesting (a fallen log, a patch of moss, a beetle) and encourage your child/student to take the time to observe, draw and write about what he sees. Each page has 5 large (dotted half-line) writing lines and a space to draw a picture (about 7 x 4) at the top. Younger students can tell you what they see while you write for them and they draw a picture. Older students can write a few sentences on their own. While you are creating a keepsake, children are learning to be curious about nature and practice their handwriting skills. A few pages at the beginning of the workbook explain some classifications children can include and there are some prompts if you need a little guidance on your nature walk. You dont have to find a lush forest; a yard or park will do the trick! Take a magnifying glass and some colored pencils with you. Each page has a verse from a poem or Scripture at the bottom. Memoria Press, 36pp (26 journaling pages), 8.5 x 11 pb ~ Sara

  • Item #: 064581
    ISBN: 9781680221114
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  • Item #: 013961
    ISBN: 9780486467887
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  • Item #: 037684
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    Designed and drawn by 11-year-old Joy Watts, 20% of the sales of this coloring book are donated to her family’s orphan ministry in Andhra Pradesh, India. Each page contains varied sized pen drawings of different birds highlighted in the Bible, with its corresponding verse. Not only will your children enjoy coloring, learning different Scriptures and helping support missions, they might also be encouraged to create a coloring book of their own! 42 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 050112
    ISBN: 9781600584350
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    Super happy, super engaging book that will have little ones seeing color! Learn about the color wheel, how to mix 2 colors to make another color, what complimentary, analogous, monochromatic, warm & cool colors are, how to make tints, shades, & tones, and even color moods. There are fun, interactive activities along the way as you explore these principles of color theory. Simple supplies are needed: crayons, markers, or colored pencils. Then dive into 11 individual colors, each in its own chapter, learning their properties, various hues, samples in nature & the world around us, and ending with a step-by-step drawing lesson of an animal featuring that color. The graphics and illustrations are bright and age appropriate and will sparky curiosity and joy in young readers. The text and examples are easy to read and understand as you take an adventurous journey through the world of color. What a great introductory book for young learners and artists! 128 pgs, 8.75 x 11.75 pb. ~ Emily

  • Item #: 020198
    ISBN: 9780762440757
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    Here is your chance to become a famous artist like Leonardo Da Vinci. Color the Mona Lisa and other famous works from the last five centuries as you learn about 46 artists and various art movements and styles. 60 black and white drawings of famous paintings are provided for the young artist to paint, with biographical information given on the opposing page. No color copy of the original is included in the book, so you can make up your own color schemes or find a source for the original paintings and try to duplicate them. Hopefully it will take less time for your young artist to paint the Mona Lisa than the four years Da Vinci spent!

  • Item #: 064574
    ISBN: 9781680221084
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  • Item #: 025888
    ISBN: 9781603425315
    Retail: $15.95
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    More structured than a nature journal, this "outdoor workbook" is a great tool for families and students who prefer some guided instruction and inspiration as they observe, record, and learn from nature throughout the year. It features a varied, interactive format that kids won't soon get bored with, great forms for observation you can print from the publisher's website, and lots of terrific activity suggestions. The book is divided into three parts: "How to Be a Naturalist," "Learning the Sky," and "Exploring Nature." The first part introduces students to the skills and tools of the naturalist, provides suggestions and forms for setting up a nature journal, offers ideas for observation and appreciation (listing species that live in your neighborhood, making a "nature arrangement" or using observations to write a nature poem), and even includes quick drawing lessons that all culminate in an "field expedition." Because weather plays such a large role in nature, it gets its own chapter, and students are encouraged to draw the sky over different days and times, "read" clouds, draw a weather map, learn why we have seasons, play with shadows, keep a moon journal, discover nocturnal animals, learn three constellations and write a sky poem. The majority of "Exploring Nature" is organized by month (January-December) and provides specific activities and mini-lessons on seasonal nature topics. In March students will learn about the spring equinox, check for life in small pools of water and streams, turn over logs and rocks, draw birds, observe and draw budding twigs, and much more. In August, the focus is on water (the book assumes a family vacation here!) and students learn about the water cycle, find out more about a local stream or river, experiment with water, learn about water creatures, find sources of water in nature, keep a nature journal on vacation, and sleep under the stars. Several forms are provided for all months, including "Nature Notes" and "Nature Quest" forms, and a blank page for a "Picture of the Month." You can print more of these online for ongoing observation projects. Quite a few helpful resources for parents can be found in the appendix, such as safety information, suggestions on how to use nature journals in teaching and how to use the book to meet state curriculum standards, a bibliography (including suggested field guides and books for kids), recommended websites and a list of nature organizations. If you're new to nature studies and looking for some time-saving forms and activity suggestions, this is a resource to consider – and its reasonable enough you may want to get each child their own copy. – Jess

  • Item #: 009713
    ISBN: 9780756697938
    Retail: $24.99
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       What do you think of when you hear the words, “Super Nature?” Do you cautiously peer out the window in search of Godzilla or other larger than life creatures? Or maybe you are like me and find all of nature, super. This amazing resource from Smithsonian looks at the 100 most incredible creatures on the planet. Each 2-page spread identifies the unique trait that sets them apart from the rest, an ‘at a glance’ summary of facts, stats and facts, concise background info, vibrant photographs and colorful graphs.  For example, the longest living animal is the Aldabra Tortoise. Descriptive narrative gives students a base understanding of the tortoise with an emphasis on the Aldabra Tortoise. “At A Glance” showcases the size, habitat, location and diet. (Males can grow up to 4 feet long! Fun science project. Ask your child to lie down so you can measure him. Put a mark at 4 ft. and have him stand up. Is the Aldabra Tortoise taller or shorter?) Stats and Facts provide a simple line graph of average age and weight, including record weight (792 lbs!). and estimated life span (255 years). With this specific page, the tortoise shell is “cut away” to identify internal organs. The photograph also notes physical characteristics of the tortoise body.       

      Chapters include Amazing Anatomy, Animal Athletes, Life Stories and Supernatural Senses. Within each chapter examples are given in 3 categories: mammals, birds, invertebrates, with additional content on fish and invertebrates in the first 3 chapters. Introductory content contains a cursory overview of evolution and overview on animal bodies and shapes/sizes and habitats and animal lifestyles.

    This book presents fascinating information in an engaging and visually appealing manner which will appeal to reluctant readers, or those who think Science is ‘boring.’ I strongly suspect this would have been the most sought after book on our homeschool bookshelf—especially during those long winter months when we needed boredom busters! Glossary and Index. 256 pgs. HC. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 063842
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  • Item #: 026984
    ISBN: 9780486451664
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  • Item #: 037575
    ISBN: 9780857210166
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    If you're looking for a Bible overview that is concise and gets right to the main points, check this one out. Each book is described in 2 to 4 pages, with major sections for Title and Style, GPS, Background and Detail. Title and Style gives an overview of the book, writer, and major points covered. GPS and Background provides information on the geographical, cultural, biographical, and historical references. The Detail section explains a few particulars from each book.

    I found the text to be concise and well written, with interesting information that I had not heard before. For instance, in Matthew, the author Cris Rogers gives insights into the life of Herod the Great, both about his character and his accomplishments. One of the building projects was a man-made mountain, constructed for the sole purpose of putting a lavish palace called Herodium on it. Rogers makes the point about Jesus' statement in Matthew 21:21 "say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,'" Jesus may have been referring to this mountain and the power His disciples would have to bring down the evils of this world and throw them into the pits of hell.

    The book also includes lots of color photographs and small maps that add interest and explain some of the text. At the end of the commentary on each book, additional books are suggested if you want to delve more deeply into the topics discussed.

    I believe it would be well worth the few minutes of time that it takes to read the section on a book of the Bible before doing Bible reading for your own personal Bible study. It would also give you some great insights to wow your students if you are leading a study. 204 pgs, sc. ~ Bob

  • Item #: 017744
    ISBN: 9780486498836
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    "Please," "thank you," and "excuse me" are timeless necessities. It may feel like it takes 8,000 reminders before a kiddo remembers them on their own, but an interactive resource like this one can reinforce these daily life lessons in a fun way. Each coloring page demonstrates manners such as asking politely to borrow something, smiling and thanking someone for a gift, finding something positive to say, or apologizing when you make a mistake, and holds a sentence teaching the manner at the bottom: "When making a phone call, first introduce yourself, and then ask if you may speak to the person you are calling for." I love that there is a page on removing hats when indoors (a pet peeve of my own!) and holding open doors for others (another one of my sticklers!) This little book made me think about what my parents taught me - I still have a hard time addressing someone of my parents' age by their first names! The earlier the better to make these important life lessons really stick! 46pp, pb ~ Sara

  • Item #: 051339
    ISBN: 9780764950254
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    Audubon is known for his very detailed and realistic paintings. In this coloring book, your student can work on simplified black-line versions of these beautiful birds as they learn about the different species. The inside covers show the colored versions of the birds if you want your child to be accurate, or you could let them do as they wish and then compare with the originals. There are 22 birds, each on a full page and blank on the back side. The paper is thicker than a regular coloring book. This would be a lovely addition to a nature study. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 017590
    ISBN: 9780486779416
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  • Item #: 056134
    ISBN: 9780794530198
    Retail: $14.99
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    This inventive, colorful book is divided in two sections: story writing and instruction on writing fiction (cleverly called the Story Writing Toolkit). The writer is guided to write 20 different stories on the well-designed pages. Story-specific directions, tips, and such things as interesting vocabulary are cleverly included in the margins. Story types vary, too; write a comic strip, a story about time travel or a tale about animal adventures - or finish one the book has started for you. The Tool Kit (15 pages at the back) includes tips and instructions on plot and character development, as well as creating engaging titles, settings and descriptions. The book could serve as a portfolio of your child’s creative writing, maybe even a great keepsake. A great way to get your student’s creative juices flowing. Spiral bound, but exterior binding covers this for added durability. 8” x 9.75”, 95 pp, hc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 026888
    ISBN: 9781481425674
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    A classic book from beloved author-illustrator Tasha Tudor originally printed in 1956 that earned the Caldecott Honor is now a board book for your youngest “readers” to enjoy. 1 is one duckling swimming in a dish. 2 is two sisters making a wish. 3 is three swallows up in the sky. 4 is four sheep nibbling rye.

    And it goes up to 20! On each 2-page spread, her realistic and nostalgic drawings vary from being in color or black & white: each with a delightful border. With a horizontal format, you are reading a full sentence across the 2 pages so it makes for good practice for an emerging reader. 7.25x5.5”, 42pp, hc. ~Sara

  • Item #: 023515
    ISBN: 9780486433813
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    In the same vein as Color Your Own ___ Masterpieces, this sturdy paperback displays black line reproductions of 60 masterpiece paintings, each by a different artist. A small, full-color representation of each work appears on the book's cover. Consult the original painting to reproduce the artist's hues, or try your hand at choosing your own palette. A section of notes at the back gives a single-paragraph biography of each of the 60 artists. As many art books do, this one contains a bit of nudity. 8.25" x 11", 126 pages. ~Rachel Perry
  • Item #: 056615
    ISBN: 9780763645618
    Retail: $15.99
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    As a bird enthusiast, I am not easily impressed when a new birding for beginners type book lands on my desk. Many of the books are written from the same perspective - here is how to do it, and here is a catalog of common birds to go out and find. Taking a different spin on bird watching, this book piqued my interest level. Yes, it does begin with the basics necessary to the new bird watching enthusiast, but it narrows the focus to a location we all are familiar with…our own backyard (or sky outside our window for those without a yard.) The author walks you gently through the usual and unusual places that birds can be found and introduces the value of nature sketching.

    However, this is where the similarity to other introductory bird books ends. Beginning with the importance of observation, she leads children through bird identification by color and shape including the perched and flight silhouettes, bills, feet, and crests. She also encourages observation of behavior, sounds, habitats and other fine details before introducing the value of field guides, migration and classification. Bird sketching tips are intermingled throughout the text. An excellent introduction to bird watching or a valuable companion to the bird field guides on your shelf. Graphically detailed with colorful illustrations and textual information, reminiscent of an Usborne book. Recommended resources and web link provided. 55 pgs, hc. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 024601
    ISBN: 9780486433356
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  • Item #: 045027
    ISBN: 9780976291886
    Retail: $32.95
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    Barbara Shukin, creator of the History Portfolios, has assembled another delightful notebooking study, this time a nature study organized by the seasons of the year. Inside the sturdy binder you'll find student notebooking pages, notebooking materials and a parent guide. The pages are divided into three-month blocks: September, October and November; December, January and February; March, April and May; and June, July and August (yes, you can do nature study year-round!). Within each three-month block, there are five habitats, each with three subjects to study. The habitats include yards and gardens, woods and fields, ponds and streams, desert, and seashore. So, for example, in March, April and May you would study frogs, dragonflies and wild flowers in the "Ponds and Streams" habitat. There are 48 notebooking pages in all, with at least one facing two-page spread for each group of three subjects in a habitat. To use this as a year-long nature study you would need to complete 1-2 notebooking pages per week. Now before you jump in, there is just a bit of organization you will need to do. First you need to locate your resources for reading about the nature topics. A very helpful reading guide is included at the very end of the binder to aid you. This includes a detailed chart divided by season, habitat and subject, with recommended readings noted from Handbook of Nature Study, Take-Along Guides, Wonders of Nature Sketchbook, and other recommended picture books and readers. Although you can enjoy the course just as much by utilizing any other resources of your choosing, the author recommends these three resources in particular which you will be able to use throughout the study. You will also need to look at the parent guide pages and decide which activities you will want to complete from the list suggested, and if you need to make copies of any reproducible forms. Activity suggestions include ideas for observation of the subject, copywork from related writings on the topic, narrations based on the reading material you have chosen, classifying the topic by answering questions based on physical characteristics, and learning related vocabulary. When you have gathered your resources, it's time to have fun. You'll read about the topics, go outdoors and observe firsthand, then fill in the sturdy notebooking pages with the activities that you chose. The suggested activities, pictures and forms are recommendations, but you may also come up with your own ideas to fill in the blank areas on the notebooking pages. At the end of each season, you'll find a coloring page and a decorative page for copywork. Poems of the appropriate length are included in the parent's section if you choose to use them. I can't imagine a cozier, more open-ended way to study nature than spending a year with the Nature Portfolio. I love that the chosen nature topics are all common creatures that should be fairly easy to observe, and the study is very open-ended as far as how you fill the pages. The resources the author recommends will be a joy to read together as well. – Jess