Baxter’s Corner & Folkmanis
The Gang at Baxter's Corner - Folkmanis Puppet, and 3 softcover Illustrated Story Books
Building Character is Child's Play
Valued pricing for this Ultimate Gift Set includes a costumed Folkmanis orangutan plush hand puppet and three Baxter's Corner Books: "Oakley in Knots", "Ellema Sneezes" and "Ally Alone". These premier edition story books features our signature Beyond-the-Book addition with animal facts, crafts, and word challenges. "What Do You Think?" and "What Do You See?" questions expand a child's understanding of the story and illustrations. Geared towards the young reader, these activities are fun ways to develop language and problem-solving skills through play. Parents and caregivers appreciate the self-guided nature of the section which requires little involvement on their part. To find individual listing and have a "look inside" the book search for the book titles. Each Item in this Bundle is of Excellent Quality and Value: Enjoy great pricing & quality with a coordinated bundle of 4 outstanding Items. Our products are for children of ages 3 month to long past the reading stages of each child's life. Corresponding teacher guides can be found for most of Baxter's Corner books bringing extra value to every purchase.
- This Ultimate Gift Set includes a costumed Folkmanis orangutan plush hand puppet and three Baxter's Corner Books: "Oakley in Knots", "Ellema Sneezes" and "Ally Alone". This version of Baxter's Corner books provides a "Beyond the Story Book" experience. Complete with animal facts, thought-provoking questions and fun learning activities, Baxter's Corner stories illustrate life's lessons, helping children to build character around social skills, manners and fundamental values.
- The Folkmanis hand puppet enhances the storytelling experience: This 25-inch-tall orangutan puppet features a movable mouth and long plush fur coat. Complete with necktie and eyeglasses, the orangutan comes to life as our character Mr. Marvin McBoom. As teacher, Mr. McBoom leads each student to value his or her unique qualities and overcome challenges.
- "Oakley in Knots" is the story of a young octopus who learns to trust himself when learning to shake hands and discovers a hidden talent along the way. "Ellema Sneezes" is the story of a young elephant who learns to control her natural instincts for others' benefit and then makes friends. "Ally Alone" is the story of a young alligator with an absent parent and the confidence she learns in herself and her family. "Look inside" each book by searching the names.
- The illustrated storybooks, features different students in Mr. McBoom's class, are designed to delight children with whimsical verse and vibrant illustrations, while conveying simple messages about respect for others and respect for oneself. For educators download free our educator guides complete with classroom activities at www.BaxtersCorner.com.
- Each Item from Baxter's Corner is of excellent quality and value. We choose only the very best products to sell with great pricing. Mr. Marvin McBoom who teaches The Gang at Baxter's Corner is from Folkmanis Puppets. Our three featured books, "Ally Alone", "Ellema Sneezes" and "Oakley in Knots" feature Mr. McBoom. We also feature other characters; Fred the Frog, Gerome the Giraffe; Olivia the Orangutan and Tajo the Tarantula.