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Learning is so much fun with Usborne Books & More. Here are a couple of resources that you can add to your library to make your kids excited about learning. The Big Book series is really engaging for young kids. Not only is it information in bite-size pieces that they can enjoy, but the book is huge. It has these fold out, four page spreads in this big book that’s gonna teach them all about what they wanna know. Our Discovery Adventure series is great for older kids. This book on survival is a great example of how fun learning can be. Each one comes with actual, real life tips on you could survive different situations. And then tells the real life story of somebody that had to survive in that situation. For learning those rote math skills like adding, subtracting, times tables or fractions and decimals, check out our activity books. These colorful books are going to make learning those math facts so much fun. Not only does it practice those just rote skills, but it also has a lot of word problems and activities for your kids to complete. Our Write Your Own story is great for getting your creative juices flowing and giving you a keepsake to keep. We have everything from creative writing to comic books, to your very first story writing, to this one, Adventure Stories. It’ll give them a story starter, some questions to think about, some information about that particular situation. It’ll give them a list of vocabulary to use. It’ll talk to them about character development, building tension, plot twists, conclusions, everything they need to know to write a really good story. Coding for beginners in Scratch or Python is a computer class in a book. And this is a book your kids are gonna wanna pick up. It’s super colorful, the instructions are very clear. It takes them through the basics and then also gives them lots of activities to complete as they learn how to code on the computer. You can’t go wrong with our encyclopedias. We have geography, science, and world history. These are full of high quality photos and illustrations and little bits of information on a variety of topics. Every page is also internet linked, so you can go to their safe website and see vetted resources that can teach you more about these topics. Flaps are a wonderful way to increase knowledge retention and engage your kids’ learning. We have so many flap books. I’m just gonna quickly go through them so you can see their size and content. Our Peek Inside series is for your youngest kids. These interactive flaps are gorgeous and have just bite-size bits of information. For your youngest curious kids check out Very First Questions and Answers: What is Poop? These are really simple questions about topics that your kids wanna know about like germs and poop. Next up, this is a slightly bigger for slightly older First Questions and Answers. This one’s on senses, How Do I See? We also have it on the weather or other fun topics. But, it asks questions that your kids wanna know. Can all animals see? And then for older kids we have Lift the Flap Questions and Answers. This is everything from the body to space to animals. It’s just a larger book with a little bit more explanation of the questions that they ask. For learning your basics like shapes, colors, opposites, and your alphabet you can check out our lift the flap series. This one is actually first math. So if your kids are learning to add or even subtract, they are gonna be really engaged by the colorful pictures in our Lift the Flap series. As you get older, our flap books are still relevant. Look Inside How Computers Work has flaps in flaps in flaps to teach your kids all about the inner workings of lots of things like trains, or the computer in this case. And See Inside is another large book. This one’s How Things Work. We have these on a variety of topics. Everything from famous palaces to the human body. And it has more information than the others. So when you flip it back there’s lots and lots of information under every flap for your kids to enjoy. My First Reading Library is a one stop shop to teach your child how to read. This comes with 50 books. It goes through phonetically how to read books. Level one readers and level two readers. Just to show you what’s inside, this is one of the very first books. This is level one. There’s two level ones, then level two, level three, all the way up to level seven. These are dual readers. So the parent would read the small text, the child would read the big text. And the big text will only contain the phonics letters that are in the back. Now, after your child has read it there are even comprehension questions in the back to make sure they understood what they read. I hope you found some educational resources that you look forward to adding to your library at home.

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