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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.

Billy Aronson

Melia is a determined inventor, always trying to improve upon her inventions. Jo is her new neighbor who loves singing, dancing, painting, and designing. At first when Jo comes by she seems to only interfere with Melia’s work, frustrating Melia. But then Melia sees that Jo is also solving problems and improving her inventions, just in her own way…

Lauren Child

Charlie and Lola are getting ready to head to the store with their mom, where they will get to pick out one thing for themselves. As the two of them are getting ready, walking to the store, picking out their special treats, and walking home they encounter math all along the way. Lola is nine minutes late getting ready, the two of them count objects like ladybugs and steps, and Lola gives away her stickers as she heads home…

Rossana Bossu

This book filled with polar bears, alligators, lemurs, and other animals introduces the concept of relative size, and can also introduce an understanding of equations. The book begins with its largest animal, the elephant, and explains how many polar bears would be needed to equate to one elephant, then how many lions to make one polar bear, and so on until you reach how many fleas to make one lemur…

This number bingo game helps kids develop their counting and addition skills, as well as number sense and number word recognition. Players must match number tiles to images on their cards, and the first player with a full card wins by yelling out, “Zingo!” Adding extra fun is sliding the zinger to get your next number to match…

With cute puppies and colorful numbers, this game is sure to engage your early learner. In this game, you place one of the numbers (1-10) on one side of the scale, then count out the correct number of puppies to match and put them on the opposite side of the scale. If the scale balances, you are correct! Once your child masters number recognition and counting…

In this fun, colorful game, an inventor has built dozens of robot bodies, but needs help matching the heads to the bodies. Using the Robot Randomizer, players determine the attributes of the matching head and search the board for that particular head. With everyone searching at once, it’s a race to find the matching head and score a token…

A Mensa Select Award winner, Qwirkle is a great game for little ones up to adults. The object of the game is simple: build lines of tiles that match either by color or by shape. While the rules are simple and easy to explain, it is a good game to build a child’s strategic thinking and use increasingly tricky tactical maneuvers…

This is an absolutely beautiful set of blocks that will build your child’s math skills and provide a great challenge! Pattern cards of increasing difficulty are provided, with the object of this math toy to match the blocks to the design on the card. There are a total of 40 different pattern cards…

This is a great game to help develop visual perception and spatial reasoning. In Ready, Set, Silhouette children must find silhouette cards to match object cards. The game includes two sets of cards—one with pictures on them and one with silhouettes on them…

Send your child on the hunt for specific shapes and angles, whether around the house, in the yard, at the park, or even while out running errands.

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