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TinkerActive Workbooks: Pre-K Science

TinkerActive Workbooks: Pre-K Science

TinkerActive Workbooks (Volume 11)

Megan Hewes Butler; illustrations by Chad Thomas

Odd Dot

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From children’s media creator Megan Hewes Butler, TinkerActive Workbooks: Pre-K Science is part of an illustrated educational series that combines curriculum-based exercises designed for all learners with hands-on activities to help kids learn through play.

With TinkerActive Workbooks, learning leaps off the page and into the real world. Start with interactive and entertaining exercises that cover the essential pre-k science skills. Then, apply what you've learned with exciting hands-on tinkering, making, and engineering activities and common household materials.

A charming cast of characters—the fuzzy, friendly TinkerActive MotMots, creatures of all shapes and sizes—guide kids through every new concept with cheer and humor. Once you’ve completed the workbook, unbox a collectible magnet badge of success hidden in the back cover and proudly display it on the included poster.

Created in consultation with award-winning educators, TinkerActive Workbooks are designed so kids can learn through play! They build your child’s fundamental science skills AND inspire them to try new things, discover new skills, and imagine new possibilities.

This workbook covers: Living Things, My Body & The Five Senses, Animals & Plants, The Earth & Sky, Weather & Seasons, Water & Ice, Taking Care of the Earth, Sorting Objects, and Moving & Changing Objects.

Illustrations by Chad Thomas and Anna-Maria Chung

Megan Hewes Butler; illustrations by Chad Thomas

Megan Hewes Butler, who has written several TinkerActive Workbooks, is a writer and producer who has been creating childrens' curriculum, games, and books for over 15 years. Megan lives, writes, and plays in Park Slope, Brooklyn with her husband and two sons.

Chad Thomas first picked up a pencil in 1983, decided to draw cartoons in 1988, and finally started getting paid for it in 2005. He loves his family, comic books and Star Wars, and will let his children beat him in Checkers, but never in Mario Kart. Thomas has illustrated several TinkerActive Workbooks for Odd Dot.

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Megan Hewes Butler

Megan Hewes Butler

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Chad Thomas