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My First Baking Book: 50 Recipes for Kids to Make and Eat!


Aprons on, it’s time for kitchen fun for everyone! From cookies and cupcakes to bread and tarts, all the baking recipes in this book are tasty and easy to make (and good for grown-ups too).

Cooking together is a wonderful activity for a family to engage in, and children find it really rewarding to serve up food they’ve helped to make. It also develops important skills – weighing out ingredients familiarizes them with numbers, while mixing, spreading and spooning aid coordination. This book has ideas and step-by-step instructions for more than 50 baking recipes that your little ones will love to make and eat.

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Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit by Scientific Explorer


My First Science Kit tests several scientific principles with mind blowing experiments such as creating a sunset in a test tube and making a color-changing volcano. Children love learning fascinating facts about their natural world and this kit will keep them engrossed with interactive experiments. You don’t need a state of the art laboratory to hypothesize and test your theories; everything you need comes in this expansive kit. Your child will learn using the scientific process of deduction and experimentation. Step-by-step instructions for all 11 experiments, the detailed science guide included with this kit provides adults with “mind blowing science secrets” that help to answer questions about what’s happening in each experiment. Mind Blowing Science is part of the exceptional series of home science kits based on the nationally recognized Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS) program pioneered at UC Berkley’s Lawrence Hall of Science.
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit:

20 piece kit allows your young scientist to explore and learn the basics of science from chemical reactions to the use of science toolsRepresents STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) rinciples – open ended toys to construct, engineer, explorer and experimentChemicals Included: Red cabbage powder, citric acid, baking soda, 3 color tablets, crosslinked polyacrylate copolymer, vegetable oil, corn starchSupplies Included: 2 cotton swabs, 3 test tubes with stand, 3 plastic cups, pipette, 2 sticks, 2 measuring scoops and activity guideRecommended for children 4 years of age and older with adult supervision

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  • Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit by Scientific Explorer
  • 20 piece kit allows your young scientist to explore and learn the basics of science from chemical reactions to the use of science tools Represents STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) principles – open ended toys to construct, engineer, explorer and experiment
  • Chemicals Included: Red cabbage powder, citric acid, baking soda, 3 color tablets, crosslinked polyacrylate copolymer, vegetable oil, corn starch Supplies Included: 2 cotton swabs, 3 test tubes with stand, 3 plastic cups, pipette, 2 sticks, 2 measuring scoops and activity guide
  • Recommended for children 4 years of age and older with adult supervision
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 2.8 x 12 inches ; 1 pounds Size: Small

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My First Baking Baby Playset Plush Toy – Pretend Play Kitchen Set Rattles & Crinkles for Girls 0 to 36 Months (5 pcs) Hug the Belly


Hug the Belly wants to add texture, sound, and squeezability to your kid’s playtime – My First Baking Playset plush toy is a bright, colorful and adorable activity toy that is sure to delight young aspiring chefs. This five-piece playset includes an embroidered pink oven complete with velcro fastener for secure storage (great travel case). Included in the playset is one each of the following activity toys: a rattle cupcake adorned with sprinkles and a flower topper, a cookie tray crinkle toy, a kitchen timer sound toy, and a spatula crinkle toy.

Roleplay modeled after real-life “grown-up” tasks are essential for developing critical thinking skills. Inspire your child’s growing mind; let them “cook” when you cook! After all – it’s easy cleanup and sugar free! For your child’s safety My First Playset has embroidered features. Surface washable construction for easy cleaning.

Appropriate for all ages. Hug the Belly plush toys are constructed from premium materials for unparalleled softness, durability and squeezability.

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  • Hug the Belly’s My First Baking Baby Playset Plush toy includes an embroidered pink oven complete with a Velcro fastener for secure toy storage; oven doubles as an easy carrying case
  • Oven play set comes with 5 items for in-depth pretend play, including one each of the following activity toys: a cupcake rattle, a cookie tray crinkle toy, kitchen timer sound toy, and a spatula crinkle toy; all are sure to delight your little chef
  • Offers your baby/toddler hours of roleplay, sensory stimulation, and development of critical thinking skills
  • Makes a thoughtful baby girl or toddler gift – Easy Clean Up and Sugar free
  • Embroidered details for safety; surface washable; ages 0+

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The Berenstain Bears, The Very First Christmas (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)


Join the Bear cubs as they learn all about Jesus’ holy birth. From the angel Gabriel’s announcement to Mary to the visit from the three wise men, join Mama, Papa, Brother, Sister, and Honey as they discover the story of the very first Christmas.

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My First French Bakery


Mon Petit Macarons, Cute as a Quiche, Perfect Petit Fours, Jadore Crepes . . . mais oui! Barbara Berry, the author of the bestselling The Pink Princess Cookbook and The Snow Princess Cookbook, takes her culinary craft to Paris and invites every young chef to explore their first French bakery! Sections with beautifully photographed recipes include Le Patisserie (baked goods), Le Dejeuner Cafe (sandwiches and savory dishes), Le Dessert Cafe, and so much more!

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Nick Jr Favorites: The First Day of School


School days, school days! Get ready for the first day of school with your preschool pals from Nickelodeon! This year, celebrate school with Dora, Diego, Blue’s Clues, the Wonder Pets, and Kai-lan all together on one DVD!

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  • Factory sealed DVD

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Lost in Space – The Complete First Season


Season 1 of the 1965 sci-fi favorite.Lost in Space began life in 1965 as a science-fiction take on The Swiss Family Robinson. Produced by Irwin Allen, then in the midst of his run of spectacular-but-childish TV sci-fi (before he became the master of big-screen disaster movies), the show featured a family of all-American space colonists cast away on a mysterious planet. Gradually the whole thing devolved into a silly (but sometimes fun) exercise in childish camp. This boxed set includes all 29 black and white episodes from the first season (with a burst of color at the end of the last show–a foretaste of the garish look of the remaining two seasons) along with “No Place to Hide,” the expensive pilot show that sold the series but prompted Allen to revamp the whole premise in comic mode when network execs responded best to its unintended humor.

“No Place to Hide” has action scenes that cropped up in the first six regular episodes but is missing several of the show’s trademark aspects, most notably that infectious theme from Johnny Williams (later, John Williams of Star Wars fame) and the scheming presence of Dr. Smith (Jonathan Harris) and his alternately menacing and comical robot (“It does not compute”). As the series progresses (or degenerates, depending on your taste), Harris’s Smith changes from pantomime villain, a saboteur who is trying to kill the family, into pantomime idiot whose foolishness, cowardice, and avarice are an endless source of plots. It mostly makes do with the regular cast plus an array of shaggy-suited, snarling aliens, but you do get sterling ham from visiting astronauts such as Warren Oates (“Welcome Stranger”), Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet (“War of the Robots”), and a very young Kurt Russell (“The Challenge”). Stories about surviving on an alien world give way to lifts from fairy tale, myth, and old movies as Smith gets hold of a wishing cap, becomes a giant, is chosen as a sacrificial king, turns the children over to an alien zoo, squeaks in fright as a werewolf approaches, or is cursed with a platinum Midas touch. –Kim Newman

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  • Officially Licensed

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The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother


The first 40 days after the birth of a child offer an essential and fleeting period of rest and recovery for the new mother. Based on author Heng Ou’s own postpartum experience with zuo yuezi, a set period of “confinement,” in which a woman remains at home focusing on healing and bonding with her baby, The First Forty Days revives the lost art of caring for the mother after birth.
 
As modern mothers are pushed to prematurely “bounce back” after deliver­ing their babies, and are often left alone to face the physical and emotional challenges of this new stage of their lives, the first forty days provide a lifeline—a source of connection, nourishment, and guidance.
 
The book includes 60 simple recipes for healing soups; replenishing meals and snacks; and calming and lactation-boosting teas, all formulated to support the unique needs of the new mother. In addition to the recipes, this warm and encouraging guide offers advice on arranging a system of help during the post­partum period, navigating relationship challenges, and honoring the significance of pregnancy and birth.
 
The First Forty Days, fully illustrated to feel both inspiring and soothing, is a practical guide and inspirational read for all new mothers and mothers-to-be—the perfect ally during the first weeks with a new baby.

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Tupperware My First Baking Set 5pc Blue White Clear & Purple


Tupperware child’s 5 pc baking set

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  • Tupperware My First Baking Set 5pc Blue White Clear & Purple

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Scientific Explorer My First Fizzy Foamy Science Kit


Scientific Explorer My First Fizzy Foamy Science Kit will have children young and old mixing safe powders to create solutions that foam and fizz! In this educational, make-it-yourself kit you’ll make bubbles and even make an erupting volcano! Along the way, you’ll learn some cool science about fizz and foam and how to make it bigger and better. In each of the 7 activities, your child will get to act and think like a real scientist. Foamy Science includes vegetable oil (2oz.), citric acid (0.78oz.), baking soda (1oz.), baking yeast (0.25oz.), 3 color tablets, 3 plastic bags, 2 plastic cups, 2 sticks, a magnifier, measuring spoon, straw and 11-page activity guide. Recommended for children 6 years of age and older.

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  • 7 activities that will have your child acting and thinking like a real scientist
  • Mix safe powders to create solutions that foam and fizz
  • Experiments will encourage the development of science and math skills
  • Includes vegetable oil, citric acid, baking soda, yeast, color tablets, plastic bags, cups, sticks, a magnifier, measuring spoon, straw and guide
  • Recommended for children 6 years of age and older

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My First Cupcake Decorating Book: Learn simple decorating skills with these 35 cute & easy recipes: cupcakes, cake pops, cookies


You’ll learn how to make delicious cupcakes, cookies, cake pops, and more—and transform them into fantastic creations. In Cool Cupcakes, make pink piggy cupcakes, classic butterfly cakes, pretty spotty cupcakes, and more. The next chapter, Crazy Cookies, gives you ideas for creating ladybird cookies and pretty star cookies, as well as for gingerbread—including gingerbread families, animals, and a village. Then have a go at the Brilliant Brownies and Cake Pops—from adorable penguin pops to delicious brownie pops and cute brownie owls. Finally, take your pick from the Novelty Cakes, where there are super snowmen, under the sea mini cakes, and honey flake crunchies. There are basic recipes so that you can make the cakes in any flavor you want, and a techniques section that will teach you all you’ll need to know, such as how to pipe frosting, and how to make shapes out of marzipan. All the projects are easy to follow with adorable artworks to guide you along the way; plus, each one has a grade so you can start with the easiest and then move on as your decorating skills improve.

Product Features

  • CIC-17036
  • 9781908170361
  • Brand New Item / Unopened Product
  • Ryland Peters & Small

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Tupperware My First Baking Set in Holiday Red


Tupperware My First Baking Set in Holiday Red

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  • In Holiday Red
  • Wonderful for Kids learning
  • Includes 6-cup/1.4 L Thatsa Bowl Mini, Mini Mix-N-Pour Pitcher, Mini Rolling Pin, Spatula, Mini Cookie Cutter and Sifter
  • Dishwasher Safe

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Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery


BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two finest lawyers in New York, Burr and Hamilton were bitter rivals both in and out of the courtroom, and as the next election approached, their animosity reached a crescendo. 
             
But everything changed when beautiful, young Elma Sands was found dead the Manhattan Well. The horrific crime quickly gripped the nation, and before long accusations settled on one of Elma’s suitors, handsome young carpenter Levi Weeks. As the enraged city demanded a noose be draped around the accused murderer’s neck, the only question seemed to be whether Levi would make it to trial or be lynched first. The young man’s only hope was to hire a legal dream team. And thus it was that New York’s most bitter political rivals and greatest attorneys did the unthinkable—they teamed up.

At once an absorbing legal thriller and an expertly crafted portrait of the United States in the time of the Founding Fathers, Duel with the Devil is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction.

A Few Things You Didn’t Know About Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and America’s Oldest Cold Case

  • Manhattan’s municipal water system had just debuted when the body of Elma Sands was found in one of its wells in 1800. Now in modern-day SoHo, back then the area was part of “Lispenard’s Meadow”—and Greenwich Village really was still a village.
  • Aaron Burr created NYC’s water service as cover for a banking scheme that would turn the 1800 election against Alexander Hamilton. Their rivalry had high stakes: Manhattan was the swing district of the presidential election’s swing state.
  • Not only did the plan work, Burr’s bank ploy took on a life of its own; his Manhattan Company eventually became Chase Manhattan.
  • Hamilton and Burr were also the city’s top lawyers, but served together on just one murder case: in defending carpenter Levi Weeks for the murder of Elma Sands. The trial attracted thousands of spectators, and was the nation’s first fully recorded murder case.
  • Hamilton’s first outing as a criminal defense lawyer was less auspicious. He defended a client charged with dueling—and lost.
  • Defendants in capital cases were rarely allowed to speak in their own behalf; they were considered hopelessly biased. They had good reason to be: conviction for murder earned a sentence of hanging and dissection.
  • The murder trial of Levi Weeks was the longest NYC had ever known; its jury had to be put up for the night in City Hall. Afterwards, both Hamilton and Burr claimed to be the one who figured out the real murderer.
  • Now in the basement of the Il Pozzo restaurant at 129 Spring Street, the infamous Manhattan Well is one of the oldest surviving unsolved crime scenes in the city.

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two finest lawyers in New York, Burr and Hamilton were bitter rivals both in and out of the courtroom, and as the next election approached, their animosity reached a crescendo. 
             
But everything changed when beautiful, young Elma Sands was found dead the Manhattan Well. The horrific crime quickly gripped the nation, and before long accusations settled on one of Elma’s suitors, handsome young carpenter Levi Weeks. As the enraged city demanded a noose be draped around the accused murderer’s neck, the only question seemed to be whether Levi would make it to trial or be lynched first. The young man’s only hope was to hire a legal dream team. And thus it was that New York’s most bitter political rivals and greatest attorneys did the unthinkable—they teamed up.

At once an absorbing legal thriller and an expertly crafted portrait of the United States in the time of the Founding Fathers, Duel with the Devil is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction.

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Little Critter: The Fall Festival (My First I Can Read)


Join Little Critter® and his family on their exciting road trip to the Fall Festival! From apple picking to hayrides, discover how fun the harvest season can be.

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LEGO Star Wars Force Awakens First Order Garrison MOC


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First 50 Popular Songs You Should Play on the Piano


(Easy Piano Songbook). 50 great pop classics for beginning pianists to learn, including: Autumn Leaves * Candle in the Wind * Chopsticks * Don’t Know Why * Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) * Hallelujah * Happy * Happy Birthday to You * Heart and Soul * Hotel California * I Walk the Line * Just the Way You Are * Let It Be * Let It Go * Your Song * Moon River * Over the Rainbow * Piano Man * Stand by Me * Summertime * Unchained Melody * What a Wonderful World * Yesterday * and more.

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The Flintstones – The Complete First Season


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Flintstones, The: The Complete First Season (DVD)

Join the fun in the town of Bedrock with the this fabulously famous modern Stone-Age family. Mowing the lawn with a saw-toothed dinosaur, showering with water sprayed from a woolly mammoth’s trunk and eating brontosaurus burgers are everyday events for the lovable Fred and Wilma Flintstone and their friends Barney and Betty Rubble. Living in prehistoric times has its drawbacks, but the Flintstones and their neighbors survive in style. So have a yabba-dabba-doo time with the The Flintstones.

]]>Meet The Flintstones in this prehistoric Hanna-Barbera production. Primetime’s first animated series was also the longest running until The Simpsons came along. Not so coincidentally, the two shows aren’t all that different–even if the former emerged in the sixties, the latter in the eighties. Fred (Alan Reed), patriarch of the cave-dwelling clan, may be marginally more intelligent than the similarly blue collar Homer, but most storylines still revolve around his more dunderheaded moves. Fortunately, wife Wilma (Jean Vander Pyl) and Barney (Mel Blanc) and Betty Rubble (Bea Benaderet), their neighbors, are usually able to set things right. That was also true for Ralph Cramden of The Honeymooners, a direct influence (Reed even sounds like Jackie Gleason). But Ralph didn’t have a pet dinosaur and he did live in the Modern Age–if you can call the fifties “modern”–rather than the Stone Age.

This long-awaited DVD set includes all 28 episodes of the first season, including the lost Flagstones pilot. Notable segments include “Hot Lips Hannigan”–one of several riffs on beatnik culture–in which Fred, aka “The Velvet Smog,” sings and Barney beats the traps and “The Creature From the Tar Pits,” in which Fred fills in as Gary Granite’s stunt double in a Bedrock-set horror flick.

The Flintstones‘s first season introduced two timeless couples from another time. Its success led to a theatrical release, two live-action features, and countless specials and spin-offs. New viewers may be surprised to find that Dino doesn’t make his official entrance until episode 18 (“The Snorkasaurus Story”), that Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm aren’t in the first season at all, and that the famous theme won’t hit the airwaves until the third (replacing instrumental “Rise and Shine”). Those quirky quotes, however, were in effect from the start: “Wiiilmaaaaaaa!,” “Droll, very droll” and, especially, “Yabba-dabba-doo!!!” –Kathleen C. Fennessy

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  • TV
  • Run Time: 700
  • Release Date: 9/14/2004
  • NR

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My First Kenmore Electronic Mixer (Toy)


Here’s a recipe for real fun mix up some imaginary treats with this toy mixer! Kids will be mixing up a yummy serving of make belive food fun with this realistic kitchen mixer. With two-stage mixing and a flashing light, it looks and sounds just like the real thing. Converts from a stand to a hand mixer in a jiffy. Ages 3+

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  • My First Kenmore Electronic Mixer (Toy)
  • Converts from a Stand to a Hand Mixer in a Jiffy
  • Two-stage Mixing and a Flashing Light
  • Realistic Sounds and Features / Great for Pretend Play
  • Ages 3+

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My First Baking Book


Step-by-step photographs and instructions show readers how to make the snacks and desserts everyone likes.

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Casdon Little Cook SupRchef My First Baking Set, Multicolored


“What a great introduction to real baking! This ‘SupRchef’ branded set is perfect for little bakers to start having fun in the kitchen, learning new skills and creating real tasty treats! There’s a rolling pin, mixing spoon and spatula plus a baking tray. There’s also a specially designed icing dispenser, that’s prefect for little fingers. This comes with 4 different nozzles to decorate your masterpieces, to impress all your family and friends! In vibrant colours and made just right for small hands, this is just one of the SupRchef baking kits from Casdon. It’s a great combination – a leading expert on children’s nutrition who promotes healthy eating and cooking skills, with one of the leading and most respected producers of ‘real life’ themed toys for kids. Why not collect them all and expand your baking and decorating equipment and skills! Suitable for children aged 5 – 11 years. (Ingredients not included). Also available in the SupRchef Baking Range from Casdon: 204 SupRchef Baking Set with Accessories (20 pieces) 205 SupRchef 12 Mini Cupcake Set with Utensils 207 SupRchef 6 Mini Cupcake Set with Spatula 208 SupRchef Mini Pizza Set 209 SupRchef My Perfect Pastry Set 210 SupRchef Ultimate Baker’s Set (75 pieces) “

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  • Specially designed for little bakers aged 5 – 13
  • Real ingredients for real treats
  • Promotes healthy nutrition
  • Improves cooking skills
  • Bright and colourful

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