Back to School resources that are sure to interest your kids (and you!) There are many, many times when our children ask us questions that I can't really answer (such as - how do mosquito's sleep?!) And math...well, that has never been one of my good subjects so they sometimes have me stumped as well when it comes to math work! Throughout our years of schooling thus far, we have found that some of the books from the DK Canada Back to School Boutique have been incredibly helpful for both us and our kids. They have a huge selection of fully illustrated and expertly researched books to help both students and parents when there is schoolwork or homework to be done.
Where On Earth? It focuses on geography in a whole new way. You'll discover all sorts of neat facts such as where are the most explosive volcanoes? Where does all our garbage go? and more! Those questions alone were enough to pique my interest and we are looking forward to using this book throughout the year to learn more about our amazing world! I love how the book captures and keeps the interest of our 2nd grader. Not only does it have many color photographs, easy to understand language and a unique geographical tour of our planet, but it also has over 25 3-D maps that show where everything is and why it is there. You'll learn about shipwreck sites, the Seven Wonders of the World, habitats of big cats and more...this book is a fabulous resource for curious minds!
Another great title to have on your bookshelf is 100 People Who Made History. History is a great subject to study and it was one of my favorites way back when in high school! *wink* This book is full of true-life stories and famous people - all who have made history for one reason or another! You'll learn about inventors, explorers, sports stars and more. It's a great book to have on hand to help your kids with book reports or school projects. Or, it also makes a wonderful fact-filled book to pull out and read at any time during the school year! We can learn so much from history and we can't wait to discover even more about it from the pages of 100 People Who Made History.
Multiplication Made Fun. Can you really make multiplication fun?! Well, this book does a great job of making it more fun and interesting than the regular worksheets and workbooks that I've seen in the past. But turning several wheels in the front of the book that form an Owl Calculator! It also uses a variety of different teaching techniques and methods to make sure children can remember the times tables without the help of the Owl Calculator.
DK Canada has a Back to School Boutique running right now with many SALE prices (all of the above books are currently on sale!) that you don't want to miss. Whatever the subject is, DK Canada will have something to help make learning easier and more fun for both children and adults!