TINKERACTIVE WORKBOOKS: 1ST GRADE DELUXE WORKBOOK 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 1st Grade Math, Science, and English Language Arts 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, paste the sticker badges of success 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 skills AND inspire them to try new things, discover new skills, and imagine new possibilities.
This workbook covers: Counting to 120, Addition and Subtraction, Word Problems, Telling and Writing Time, Measuring and Shapes, The Earth and Solar System, Plant Growth and Life Cycle, Animal Survival, The Five Senses, Energy, Sound, and Light, Phonics, Reading Comprehension, Writing Sentences and Punctuation, Writing Stories, Research and Informational Texts
About the Author
Justin Krasner is a writer and bookmaker, lover of learning, mischief maker, loud laugher and sneezer, and curious kid who can't grow up. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
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.
Lauren Pettapiece is an illustrator living in Boston who also works as a children's book designer making books for young readers. When she's not drawing scruffy animals she's out hiking and if she's not doing either of those things she's probably buried under the mountain of used books she keeps compulsively buying.
Pettapiece has illustrated TinkerActive Workbooks and Mouse Guard
Les McClaine decided he wanted to draw comics when he was eight years old and has been doing it ever since. He is the Eisner-nominated author of "Johnny Crossbones," "Life With Leslie," "Repeat Until Death," and "Highway 13." He has also illustrated numerous comics including "The Tick" and "The Middleman." In 2008, "The Middleman" was made into a TV series for ABC Family. He lives in Portland, Oregon in a little yellow house with his wife Crystal and their cat Theodore.
Taryn Johnson is an illustrator and designer based in Massachusetts. She received her B.A. from Hampshire College where she studied both art and science. She brings a playful appreciation of nature to her work, and with each project hopes to spark curiosity and wonder for our planet and the life that lives here.
Johnson has contributed to the TinkerActive Workbooks series from Odd Dot.
Chad Thomas is an illustrator and cartoonist living with his family in McKinney, Texas. He's worked on books such as TMNT, Star Wars Adventures, and Mega Man and also illustrates activity and educational titles. He loves his family, comic books, and Star Wars and will let his children beat him in checkers, but never in Mario Kart.