Learn About Animals and Encourage Year-Round Reading w/ National Geographic Kids Magazine

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Nat Geo Mag for Kids

Parents and grandparents, don’t miss this deal on National Geographic Kids Magazine. It’s 62% OFF a 12-month subscription right now at Amazon.com. This magazine discount works out to $15 ($39.50 reg) and this discount can be applied to a new or current subscription. What a great way to encourage your children to learn about animals, science and technology!

National Geographic Kids magazine is aimed at young readers from six years and up who want to find out more about the world around them. The magazine contains photos, fun facts, and articles presented in a cheery style, making it perfect for keeping kids’ attention. National Geographic Kids magazine has been presenting information to kids in an accessible way for over thirty-five years. [Read more…]

Sea Turtles for kids

You can expect the same kind of subjects to be included in National Geographic Kids magazine that you get in the adult version: animals, science, archaeology, and geography, but with technology and pop culture added to the mix too. As you might expect, there is also a strong emphasis on magnificent wildlife photography. Frequent appearances of animal posters can be found within the pages, as well as high-quality photographs sprinkled throughout the magazine. The addition of games and jokes, alongside other activities such as puzzles and competitions, keeps the subjects light, while still getting across the important facts. [See reviews from other parents and teachers…]

Dog laughing mag cover

Summer break will be here before you know it, and this magazine would be great at helping to prevent the ‘summer slide’ or learning loss that occurs over the summer if kids aren’t encouraged and motivated to keep reading and learning during their vacation. It looks like a super deal and a real treat for animal-loving young readers! Go HERE to check it out.

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$1 Books for Kids: The Night Before Christmas + 24 More (Instant Delivery)

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25 dollar kids books

Help your kids discover the joy of reading by giving them some great new books this holiday. Amazon.com has put together a special sale event with 25 popular children’s books on sale for just $1 each for digital editions regularly priced from $3.99 to $9.99.

This is a terrific opportunity to add some new books to your child’s library and load up that Kindle, iPad, Tablet or other device they have or will be receiving this year. Digital editions are perfect last-minute gifts because they can be delivered instantly, and are much less expensive than print editions.

Top $1 Books for Kids include:

Visit Amazon.com for 25 $1 Kid’s Books (available for instant delivery). Be sure to choose “Give as a gift” if your child or grandchild’s device is not linked to your Amazon account.

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Snag 8 FREE Children’s eBooks About Dogs, Pets and Animals

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Help encourage your kid’s love of readings and animals with this week’s roundup of FREE book downloads. Our list includes 8 fun and informative children’s books about dogs, pets and other animals. Titles change frequently and without warning, so be sure to snag these FREE eBook downloads while they are available at no cost. You can read them on a Kindle or any tablet, PC, laptop, Smartphone or other web-enabled device using one of the free Kindle Reading Apps.

kid's pet books

In case you don’t already know how it works: Once you own the book, it’s added to your library and is yours to keep and read whenever you have time, but they don’t stay free for long so hurry on over and download them now! Always verify price still shows $0.00 BEFORE completing each transaction, since prices change quickly and without notice.

FREE Kindle Books for Kids About Dogs, Pets and Animals

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Discover New Children’s Gift Books About Animals & Nature

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There’s just something special about the holidays. That warm glow from the fire, the fact that you actually get to spend time with your kids (or your friends’ and family’s kids). It’s the perfect time to curl up with the little ones in your life and read them a storybook. Reading a totally new, beautiful, amazing book with a child is a treasured holiday experience. And if you choose the right book, every time the child reads it alone in the future will bring back the memory of that time you shared.
blurb kids books

If you’re a little tired of the standard children’s book selections in your local brick and mortar store,Blurb.com has a really incredible assortment of self-published children’s books that you won’t find anywhere else this holiday season. Try a few of these future classics and create some new holiday memories this year. Here are a few of animal & nature themed books that any kid is sure to love:

The Adventures of Dude, Squat and Mose

Title: The Adventures of Dude, Squat and Mose
Author: Michael Hall
http://www.blurb.com/b/4720681-the-adventures-of-dude-squat-and-mose
With fabulous illustrations from Gerald Kelley and a fun-packed story from author Michael Hall, the adventures of this brave trio of adopted dogs if sure to become a favorite.

great bear surprise

Title: The Great Bear Surprise
Author: Carolan Coughlin
www.blurb.com/b/4259737-the-great-bear-surprise
Join Carolan on her hike up Red Plume Mountain where she discovers much more than the view of the surrounding landscape. This is a sweet story of unexpected friendship.

a bit lost

Title: A Bit Lost
Author: Leanne New
www.blurb.com/b/4275053-a-bit-lost
Delightful creativity elevates the imagery in this standout book, a simple tale of lost-and-found for little ones.

Mylo & Peet

Title: Mylo & Peet
Author: Janyce Portalatin
www.blurb.com/b/4290427-mylo-peet
A graphically pleasing book with a message tailor-made for the new generation of eco-warriors the importance of recycling and protecting the planet.

Check out the Blurb Online Indie Bookstore, and if you don’t see one you like, you can create your own! Right now, Blurb has an offer to  Save 20% on print books when you spend $40 or more.

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Free Dog-Bite Prevention Poster: How To Correctly Greet A Dog

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One of the most common dog-bite scenarios occurs when people greet and interact with dogs incorrectly. Fortunately, learning how to properly greet a dog is as simple as being aware of the types of human greetings that bother you. The same types of greetings bother dogs. This free poster download available at Dr. Sophia Yin’s animal behavior website illustrates how to greet dogs appropriately and which interactions to avoid.

greet dog poster

Preventing Dog Bites by Learning to Greet Dogs Properly

Learn how to prevent dog bites and help teach your child about appropriate and inappropriate behavior when greeting dogs by checking out the examples provided by Dr. Yin.

You can also download and print a free poster about how to greet dogs appropriately. Great for home or classroom use!

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