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Use the search filters below to return results. Keep an eye out for some of my top favorites-- my "BookSmart Picks"-- that are sure to entertain and educate your kids! And, many activities use common materials you likely have at home already. Look for entries marked with the "Common Items" icon to find activities that shouldn't require any purchase.

Stuart J. Murphy

Perry the Penguin is trying to save enough clams to buy an ice scooter. The story follows him throughout the week as he earns some clams, spends some, and borrows some. A line graph shows…

David M. Schwartz

With illustrations by Stephen Kellogg, this is a fun book with some great, detailed pictures. The book compares a million, a billion, and a trillion in the same ways—with stacking kids, counting out loud, goldfish, and stars…

Andrew Clements

Much like How Many Jelly Beans, Clements’ book helps children visualize one million. In this book, however, each page has a large number of dots, and all of the dots in the book total to one million. What makes this book interesting is that it is full of facts that use large numbers…

Andrea Menotti

This large format book shows illustrations of jelly beans from ten beans up to one million beans. The illustrations are black and white except for the colorful jelly beans so they stand out quite well…

Helen Nolan and Tracy Walker

Nolan and Walker put the number 1,000 into many different contexts in order to think about how 1,000 can mean very different things. For example, 1,000 people would fill a small hockey arena, but if the same 1,000 people are all waiting in line to get in, the line would stretch down the street…

Stuart J. Murphy

A group of children want to help get the park ready for the Earth Day celebration. They decide to collect cans in order to earn money to plant flowers in the park. In counting the cans…

Claire Owen

This non-fiction book looks at several number systems throughout history and throughout the world, with a focus on place value. Questions for the reader are interspersed throughout the book…

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