Browse Abstracts (213 total)

| by Rockwell, Anne

Children really like snowmen, fish, bubble bath, goodnight kisses, lullabies, and many other things that excite the five senses. Each page is filled with the things children like to do, wear, feel, eat, and play.

| by Blegvad, Lenore

Grandma takes Emma and Luke to visit the house she once lived in when she was a little girl named Norrie. Grandma tells Emma and Luke the kinds of things Norrie used to do. When Emma and Luke have difficulty believing Grandma was Norrie, she proves it to them.

| by Carlson, Nancy

Henry can't wait for his first day of kindergarten to begin!He imagines all the wonderful things that he and his classmates will do. When he arrives at school, Henry becomes frightened that he will get lost and won't enjoy all of his new classmates. When his teacher invites him in and shows him all the neat activities, Henry realizes again how much fun kindergarten will be!

| by Falconer, Ian

Olivia, a very active pig, wears everyone out during her daily activities. From waking up, going to the beach, dancing and playing, Olivia has a busy day.

| by Ringgold, Faith

While Melody and her aunt's adopted son, Lonnie, are playing hide-and-seek, they stumble upon something magical. They discover that her aunt's paintings can speak. Each of the paintings is a portrait of a famous African-American woman, who tells Melody and Lonnie of their accomplishments.

| by Wellington, Monica

At nighttime, most children go to sleep. However, many people in the city do not. Find out what goes on all around the city throughout the night when many people are sleeping and dreaming.

| by Goffstein, M.B.

Goffstein depicts how an artist's work is part of him and how his work is like a creation from God.

| by Locker, Thomas

When Miranda's father paints her portrait, he can't seem to get her smile right. After many trials, he finally realizes that it's not her smile, but her eyes that he needs to capture differently.

| by Hubbard, Patricia

A little girl's box of crayons comes to life. Each color of crayon speaks of its role through different actions and rhyme words.

| by Dahl, Michael

Learn to count by fives through artistic handprints made by children. Students use handprints to create leaves, butterflies, and turkeys, as well as other objects. Count along with the fingers from five to fifty. Dominoes at the bottom of each page show another way to count.

| by Micklethwait, Lucy

Search for shapes in colorful works of art. Learn about famous works and artists, while looking deeper into each painting.

| by Garza, Carmen Lomas

Papel picado, the art of cut paper, is shown. Learn how to hold the tissue paper and scissors. A few papel picado projects are explained including how to make papel picado with a craft knife.

| by Schulte, Jessica

Use the riddles to locate items in works of art. Appreciate the different elements and styles of art as you search for hidden objects. At the end, learn about these works by reading each caption next to each painting.
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