Baxter’s Corner & Folkmanis
Oakley Gift Set Includes "Oakley in Knots" Softcover - Story About Respect + Folkmanis Puppet
Building Character is Child's Play
“Oakley had eight hands. He did not know which to use. When shaking hands with new friends, which hand should he choose?”
- This edition of "Oakley in Knots" features our signature Go Beyond section with animal facts, crafts, and Stop and Think.
- “What Do You Think?” questions expand a child’s understanding of the story and illustrations.
- Geared towards the young reader, these activities are fun ways to develop skills related to the theme of the story through play.
- Parents and caregivers appreciate the self-guided nature of the section which requires little involvement on their part.It is polite to shake hands when meeting new people, but which hand should an eight-handed octopus use? Oakley the Octopus worries himself into a knot as he considers his options. At first, his classmates laugh at his predicament. Then a special task reveals the advantages of his many arms.Brilliantly colored and extraordinary, the Folkmanis® Mini red octopus finger puppet is ready for marine exploration and beach fun!Together they can be endless amounts of fun going beyond the story!A Baxter’s Corner book “Oakley in Knots” provides a Go Beyond signature section. Experience along with a Folkmanis octopus puppet the animal facts, thought-provoking questions and fun learning activities, Baxter’s Corner stories illustrate life’s lessons, helping children build character around social skills, manners and fundamental values. Educator guides with core-aligned classroom activities are available for free download on this website: www.BaxtersCorner.com.Children’s Books – Begin reading aloud to children at 3 months - 8 Years