Shark Factivity paperback book + 6 shark teeth US #Giveaway

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We’ve never been lucky enough to find an actual shark tooth when visiting the beach….but that doesn’t mean my little shark hunter hasn’t tried!  I don’t really want to see one attached to the creature, and we did see a shark the last time we went to Virginia Beach.  My son loves to learn facts about animals and so, thankfully, the Shark Factivity book offers the best of both worlds.

The book includes 6 shark teeth — not authentic, but resin replicas that are so lifelike your kiddo probably won’t know the difference.  This seems much more sanitary to me, so I was okay with it!

The book itself contains so many interesting facts about sharks that my son was spellbound for at least an hour.  The teeth add a nice touch, since you can manipulate them and use them to compare the illustrations to “reality.”

One thing I appreciated about the book was the abundance of captions and text variety.  It doesn’t read like a textbook, so kids don’t realize they’re learning.  The layout of the pages requires readers to look all around the page for information, follow sidebars and diagrams, and generate conclusions about the facts.  These are important reading skills that help to encourage inquiry.    I’d like to see an interactive media feature added to the Factivity options. Perhaps a video, online slideshow, or some type of website would extend the facts to a higher level.  My students love that type of supplemental activity when reading a high-interest book.  It would also be nice to have an educator resource page so that teachers can easily incorporate this book in lesson plans for reading groups.

Parragon Books has many Discovery Kids factivity topics, so check them out!

One lucky Savings in Seconds reader will win a copy of the Shark Factivity book!  To enter, visit the giveaway form below. The giveaway is open to US readers ages 18+. Void where prohibited by law. Good luck!

Thanks to Parragon Books for sending us this book!

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Comments

  1. Leah bender says:

    I love the idea of getting kids involved with nature, with the ocean and with what’s around them! My son is obsessed with sharks and shark teeth

  2. I like that the books Shark Factivity Kit come with shark teeth to start your collection.

  3. I would love to see the Discovery Kids Atlas in a giveaway

  4. I’d like to see this book in a giveaway: Discovery Kids Explore, Experiment and Discover a World of Science (Factivity).

  5. Carol Luciano says:

    How interesting they’ve made this book. I love books that their layout is such that they don’t realize they are learning while having fun. The shark teeth are a great add on.

  6. Candace Galan says:

    I think I would like the Amazing World of Animals

  7. I like the shark’s teeth, although not as much as if they were geunine shark’s teeth. Then again, the shark has teeth like razors, so, you know, for kids.

  8. I used to think shark teeth were so cool and I had a few when I was little. Actually, they still are pretty awesome!

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  9. These factivity sets are so fun, I would also like to see Robots and Gadgets (Factivity) as a giveaway.

  10. I also think it would be great to have a giveaway for Discovery Kids Atlas: Explore and Discover the Wonders of Your World (Factivity)

  11. So many great sets, I think they would enjoy them all including the Discovery Kids Travel through the Amazing World of the Animals (Factivity)

  12. It would also be great to have a giveaway for Factivity On-The-Go Animal Kingdom set.

  13. I’d like the robots and gadgets book in a giveaway 🙂

  14. I’ts always good for a kid to understand basics of the human body- Human Body Factivity (Discovery Kids) (Discovery Factivity) by Parragon Books (2014) Hardcover

  15. My nephew would get a kick out of this prize.
    Thanks for the contest.

  16. They enjoy learning about Space, I think they would really like the Factivity Space: 4-In-1 Activity Pack

  17. She loves dinosaurs, I think she would like the Travel Back Through Time to the Land of Dinosaurs (Factivity)

  18. My nephew is obsessed with sharks. This would be perfect for him.

  19. I like the ‘factivity’ books and activity kits. I would love to get the Human Body Factivity (Discovery Kids) for my granddaughter.

  20. Oh I think our little one would also really love the Robots and Gadgets (Factivity)! They all look so neat and educational!

  21. She really enjoys science so I think Discovery Kids Explore, Experiment and Discover a World of Science (Factivity) would be great.

  22. Stella Methvin says:

    I love all of the shark one. My grandson is totally into sharks right now and we are a water loving family.

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