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BISAC Subject JNF021000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Games & Activities / General

Spring 2019

25 Fun Things to Do for Your Neighbors

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Engage with the people in your community through 25 activities and projects designed to get you out into your neighborhood. Clean a neighbor's car, walk a dog, organize a block party, clean… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
Spring 2019

25 Fun Things to Do on a Rainy Day

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Expand the world inside without turning on a screen even on a rainy day. Twenty-five projects and activities will keep readers occupied as they make a comic book, learn sign language basics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: 793
Spring 2019

25 Fun Things to Do Outside

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Get ready to explore nature and get outside. Readers will discover 25 activities and projects to do in their backyard and beyond. Plan and eat a picnic, paint like Pollock, find the Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 796.083
Spring 2019

25 Fun Things to Do with Your Friends and Family

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Turn off the screens and reconnect in real life with friends and family. Readers will be inspired to host a tea party, draw a family tree, interview interesting people, and save the planet… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 790.1/91
Spring 2019

30-Minute Chemistry Projects

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Did you know that you can make plastic, snow, and even a lava lamp in less than 30 minutes? Clear, step-by-step instructions guide readers through the exciting science projects, and Science… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 540.78
Spring 2019

30-Minute Edible Science Projects

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Step-by-step instructions and photos guide readers through projects that introduce them to the science of food. While shaking up butter and cooking candy, readers will learn about molecules… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 507/.8
Spring 2019

30-Minute Makers

Series

This maker-focused series features science projects that can be completed in half an hour or less, and include QR codes leading to additional content. These high-interest titles are created… Read More →

Spring 2019

30-Minute Outdoor Science Projects

Grade 2 - Grade 5

From blowing bubbles to launching rockets, young scientists will love these exciting outdoor science projects. Clear step-by-step instructions guide readers through the project, and Science… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 507/.8
Spring 2019

30-Minute Rainy Day Science Projects

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Stuck inside on a rainy day? Why not build a paper rocket? Detailed, step-by-step instructions and photos make these projects fast, easy, and fun! Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 745.5
Spring 2019

30-Minute Robotics Projects

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What can be created in 30 minutes or less? How about a robot? With clear step-by-step instructions and photos, these fun robotics projects with delight young makers and tech fans. Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 629.8/92
Spring 2019

30-Minute Sustainable Science Projects

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What can you do with recycled materials found in your home or at school in 30 minutes or less? How about making a pizza box oven? Clear step-by-step instructions and photos make these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 620
Spring 2019

Amazing Animal Art

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Create a carnival of handmade animals using different shapes and patterns. Make dramatic black-and-white prints, a papier-mâché dog, a shark sculpture, and more. Simple step-by-step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 745.54/2
Spring 2019

Amazing Origami Animals

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Create an origami menagerie including a cute guinea pig, floppy-eared rabbit, delicate butterfly, leaping frog, and more. Projects increase in difficulty so readers can learn new visual… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: 736/.982
Spring 2019

Amazing Origami Dinosaurs

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Bring your favorite dinosaurs to life with these exciting origami projects. Create a scary T. Rex, a mighty Diplodocus, and a spiky Stegosaurus. Step-by-step instructions guide readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 736/.982
Spring 2019

Amazing Origami Gifts

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Create handmade origami gifts for your friends and family, such as a pencil case, a gift box, or a paper flower bouquet. Step-by-step instructions and photographs guide readers through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 736/.982
Spring 2019

Amazing Origami Vehicles

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Make and test drive origami machines, including a car, a van, and even a rocket. Readers are guided through projects of varied difficulty with step-by-step instructions and photographs. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 736/.982
Fall 2018

Amusement Parks and Water Parks

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Today's amusement parks are filled with amazing, high-tech rides. Some even take the fun to the water! Amusement parks of the past were exciting places as well. Amusement parks have been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690

Are You Psychic?: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Have you ever felt like you could read a friend's mind? Is it possible to predict the future or move objects without touching them? Many people claim to have psychic abilities. Whether these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: 133.8

Astrological Signs: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What's your astrological sign? Could it influence your decision-making, your personality, or your future? Horoscopes, birth charts, and other zodiac tools can tell you a lot about who you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 133.5/4

Brain Benders

Series

Put readers' thinking skills to the test with these entertaining visual, logical, and physical challenges. The puzzles, games, and tricks can be copied or repeated for continued fun, and the… Read More →

Break the Siege: Make Your Own Catapults

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Construct an arsenal of mini-models of large launchers, based on siege weapons used throughout history. All you need are everyday items and some adult help. Wheel them out as you conduct a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 623.4/41
Fall 2018

Bumba Books ™ — Past and Present

Series

This carefully leveled text compares and contrasts everyday objects and places from the past and the present. Readers will see handwritten letters compared to text messages, candle-lit… Read More →

Castle Attack: Make Your Own Medieval Battlefield

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Make models of castle buildings and little knights, and plan a medieval battle scene that uses the mini-launchers from other books in this series. All you need are everyday items and some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 728.8/1
Spring 2019

Crayola ® Boredom-Busting Crafts

Grade 1 - Grade 4

There's no time for boredom with these fun and colorful Crayola crafts! Step-by-step instructions and detailed photos aid readers in making projects. A QR code for each project links to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 745.5083