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  • KE1233 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    This big box will tell budding scientists everything they need to know about the human body.

    The padded Wonders of Learning book provides a fun and informative introduction to the workings of the body and explains everything from what goes on inside our bodies to what happens to the air we breathe, while the Find, Stick and Learn sticker book helps children have some interactive fun while learning about its intricacies.

    There are also wall charts to develop further understanding, stencils, colouring pencils and best of all - a build-it-yourself skeleton!

    A complete guide to anatomy, the box even has a special design where children can project an image of a human body onto the wall of a dark room using a torch.
  • BAKC 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Sure to inspire some baking fun in the kitchen with the little ones, the Usborne Children's Book of Baking Cakes by Abigail Wheatley is your ticket to yummy homemade treats.

    With easy-to-follow recipes supplemented by colourful, eye-catching illustrations by Jessie Eckel, this hardback guide will show you how to make delicious cupcakes, muffins, cheesecakes and much, much more.

    With tips for decorating and wrapping boxes and jars to make thoughtful and sumptuous gifts, this brilliant book has it covered.
  • AASSI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    An inspiring book packed full of creative card-making ideas for every occasion including birthdays, Christmas, Valentine's Day and Easter, as well as thank you and get well soon cards. Handy hints, tips and techniques are included to help young card-makers create their own cards with each activity clearly illustrated using easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.
  • AKXPA 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Following on from Lego's incredibly successful Crazy Action Contraptions (9781591747697), make amazing moving machines in Lego Chain Reactions! Children can build eight simple machines that can be combined to set off a chain reaction. They can use all the included LEGO pieces in conjunction with their own collection to build the contraptions and record all their experiments in the pages of the book. It comes with everything you need, including 20 LEGO pieces, instructions and paper ramps.
  • ED2094 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £18.99
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    Learn how to say 'hello' in over 50 languages with this brightly coloured and fast-moving bingo game for up to nine players!

    Discover an array of global greetings, from the familiar to the unusual, and test your linguistic abilities as you play the fast-moving and beautifully illustrated Hello World Bingo.

    Contents: 1 board, 8 game cards, 64 hello tokens, 130 round counters and 1 instruction leaflet

    Not suitable for children under 36 months
    Packaging dimensions: 230 x 230mm
  • AMWZV 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
  • APOJR 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.99
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    A pack of 50 wipe-clean cards with over one hundred doodling opportunities that can be used again and again. Doodles include designing a flight attendant's uniform, drawing a route so the train can get to the train station and doodling monkeys in the safari park. Includes a special pen to draw on the wipe-clean cards.
  • APOFO 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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    These brand new cards in the "Spotter's Guide" series are perfect for spotters both young and old. Each of the cards in these packs shows a different species of birds, insects, amphibians, mammals and reptiles to be found in your very own garden. Illustrated are its distinguishing features and statistics such as animal life cycles size and habitat to allow young nature enthusiasts to spot them. The book also features clear and detailed illustrations.
  • BIMEQ
    • £46.99
    • RRP £58.74
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    A KS3 series which focuses on real places, real spaces and real enquiries, with topics relevant to young people.
  • ALBQO
    • £25.39
    • RRP £32.00
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    100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new resource will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver the new curriculum for geography to be taught in schools from 2014. This book contains a year's worth of lessons and photocopiable activities, plus a CD-ROM packed with interactive activities and tools. Use the lessons as a complete plan for the year, or as a flexible filler when there's a gap in your planning.
  • ALBQM Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £25.59
    • RRP £32.00
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    100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new resource will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver the new curriculum for geography to be taught in schools from 2014. This book contains a year's worth of lessons and photocopiable activities, plus a CD-ROM packed with interactive activities and tools. Use the lessons as a complete plan for the year, or as a flexible filler when there's a gap in your planning.
  • AGFUP 5 years +
    5 years +
    (14)
    • £15.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    This is a fantastic activity book, brimming with 1000 exciting ideas from the successful '365' series of make and do books. Easy instructions, some step-by-step, describe how to create amazing drawings, paintings, collage and 3D models. This is a perfect gift, as well as an excellent resource, for anyone who looking for ideas to do with children of all ages and abilities.
  • BBAZZ
    • £16.00
    • RRP £20.00
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    Master the 2014 Curriculum with Scholastic's 100 Lessons. The new National Curriculum has landed ...and Scholastic's acclaimed 100 Lessons series is back to help your school prepare. Trusted by teachers for 15 years and selling more than one million copies, 100 Lessons has now been completely rewritten and is fully in line with the 2014 objectives. Our new 100 Lessons and Planning Guides will make planning and teaching the new requirements simple and stress-free. *Understand the new requirements and plan with confidence for all six years *Long- and medium-term planning and progression, ideal for subject coordinators *Get a clear overview with simple week-by-week breakdowns on how to create units of work *Includes a FREE A2 poster that gives an overview of progression and a CD-ROM full of editable planning grids *View sample resources at www.scholastic.co.uk/100lessons Praise for Scholastic's 100 Lessons: "With a radically different curriculum just around the corner, I was looking for something that would help ease the burden of increased paperwork. These books answer my prayers! Having access to long and medium term plans, as well as clear advice concerning progression and key concepts has already helped me to plan ahead. The inclusion of digital content that can easily be personalised is a real bonus, and completely welcome. Thank you, Scholastic for a fantastic resource.' Steven Gibson, Hyde Park Junior School, Plymouth
  • BGXQR
    • £11.89
    • RRP £14.99
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    Make an essential fairy welcoming kit. Includes several keepsake projects to make this experience magical and fun for kids. Book includes instructions how to decorate the included fairy door, make a custom fairy note holder and more. Also included are starter letters to different types of fairy.
  • BBVLF
    • £11.98
    • RRP £14.99
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    May the Force be with all aspiring Jedi cooks as they use Yoda, Darth Vader, and R2-D2-shaped cookie cutters to create 30 sweet and savory treats! From Chocolate Chewies to Obi-Wan Tons, this galactic cookbook features easy-to-make recipes for Star Wars themed treats that will delight any Jedi appetite."
  • ADSLJ 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Taking you where no paper airplane book has gone before - the Galactic Empire. This is the only book of its kind that enables Jedi knights to follow their dreams of replicating Star Wars spacecrfts that actually fly! Knights of all ages can transform the pre-printed papers into 6 high-performance fighters including Darth Vader's TIE Fighter, Millennium Falcon, and Naboo Starfighter. Aerodynamic experts helped engineer these flyers for ease of folding and fantastic flight
  • ARELY
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Stitch and stuff your favorite pretend foods with Sew Mini Treats! Make your own felted play food with fabulous faces. Includes instructions, patterns and materials for 18 cheerful, itty-bitty food items as well as tips and tricks to customize your own designs. It's an instant recipe for fun! With super-clear instructions and no sewing experience required, Sew Mini Treats provides hours of endless entertainment.
  • BGLIE
    • £11.99
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    With this complete kit, kids can make LEGO animations (or "brick flicks") quickly and successfully. The ten "Mini Movies" walk you through making short, funny clips with step-by-step instructions. Use your phone, tablet or computer to get started. For movie-makers intimidated by the blank page, this book includes endless mix-and-match story starter ideas to kickstart your creativity. Real animator-approved ideas and inspiration cover more advanced skills such as lighting, scenery, sound effects and different camera angles.
  • BKKEE
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Kids will love folding their own cars, trucks, trains and planes with this easy origami kit!Origami City Kit contains 40 colourful origami papers for exciting models like trains, cars, firetrucks, helicopters, motorcycles and delivery vans, plus trees and houses, plus bonus instructions for an origami tower and a bridge! It also has over 100 stickers and a large fold-out City Map to play with the models on. Kids will have many hours of fun playing in the city, and it's a great way for them to experience the tactile joys of paper folding while fueling their imaginations! Beginning origami folders can create their own world with the exciting origami models and stickers in this origami-for-kids kit, including: A Train Locomotive with a Conductor A Firetruck with Dalmatian and Firefighter A Sailboat with a Captain A Helicopter with a Pilot And many more! Each colourful model comes with simple instructions and matching double-sided origami papers that can be easily folded in a few seconds. Once the models are folded, kids add finishing touches to their work with the colourful stickers provided. This origami kit includes: 100+ colourful Stickers 40 Double-Sided, High-Quality Origami Papers A 48-Page Full-colour Origami Book 12 Exciting Origami Models
  • BLZAV
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Stickers are even better when they're squishy! Make 60 one-of-a-kind puffy stickers to spruce up your stuff. Comes with a Puffy Sticker Maker as well as full-colour and colour-in illustrations to make your own. Sticker fanatics everywhere will love adding these custom designs to their collection.
  • BLZAX
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Make one, give one! Cross-stitch six keychains to share with your BFF. Choose from 14 easy-to-follow design patterns to match your friendship. Whether you want to be total twinsies with matching keychains or you're more of the opposites-attract type, you'll have plenty of options to create the perfect pair. Wear them loud and proud to show off your bond with your bestie.
  • BMPUV
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Using dynamic how to photos and step-by-step instructions written for ages 8 to 12, Amie Petronis Plumley and Andria Lisle teach a variety of techniques using both hand and machine sewing. The 15 projects range from decorative to practical, including an appliqued family crest wall hanging, a patchwork pet bed, a crazy quilt journal cover, and a quilt made from recycled T- shirts. Every project features encouraging suggestions for making truly one-of-a-kind items that express the creative spirit of each young maker.
  • AREAZ
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Get ready to smash, crash and bash in Smash Bot Battle! Smash Bots are no ordinary paper robots. Build 8 action-packed, 3-D papercraft robots that zoom on pullback motors. Then create an entire city and prepare yourself for ultimate mayhem. Topple skyscrapers and wreck ramps in an epic battle between good and evil.
  • AAUVY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £12.39
    • RRP £14.99
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    This is a comprehensive book covering all the basics of cooking, perfect for children or beginner cooks of any age. It is fully illustrated with colour photographs, and clear step-by-step diagrams show what to do at each stage of a recipe. Dishes included range from simple sandwiches, salads, soups, stews and desserts through to straightforward classics such as roast chicken, homemade bread, sponge cake, chocolate chip cookies and even profiteroles. Each recipe is marked clearly with allergy advice, and variations on recipes are also included to cater for different food preferences and tastes. Each recipe also comes with a difficulty rating, indicating clearly which are very easy and which require a bit of extra time or effort.