Could Henry Ford have taken his idea for an automobile assembly line from the elves at the North Pole? Maybe so. Set just before Christmas in 1908, this charming tale finds Henry Ford puzzling over a way to make his Model T affordable for the average family. His little son Edsel suggests that Daddy write to Santa for advice. Since Santa makes toys for millions of children, Edsel points out, he must know a better way. Henry writes the letter just to please his son, but Santa actually answers by taking Henry to visit his North Pole workshop. When he sees the elves working in a line, each completing just one specific task on every toy that's made, Henry Ford envisions an automobile assembly line. The story not only illustrates that children can teach adults how to dream, but it also provides an author's note with factual information about Henry Ford and the Model T.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Building models is a great hobby. Not only is it fun but you can learn about real vehicles by examining the individual parts as you put them together. All Maisto Assembly Line kits are already painted and do not require any glue. The parts snap together or are attached with fasteners using the assembly tool included in each kit. Maisto continues to provide the hottest licensed vehicles, including the pictured 1969 Dodge Charger R/T.Features include: -Authentic 1:24-1:27 scale model kit-Die-cast metal body with plastic parts-Working steering and opening doors-Bonus set of custom wheels and screwdriver included-No glue or paint neededRecommended Ages:3 – 15
1/25th scale unassembled model kit of a 1934 Ford custom pickup. Highly detailed. Authentic scale model. Ford licensed. Three different build styles.Features include: -Highly detailed -Authentic scale model-Ford licensed-Three different build styles-76 piecesRecommended Ages:14 and up
Ticket to Ride - USA 1910 is an expansion that will keep you playing well into the next decade! Regardless of the version of Ticket to Ride you opt to play, the Ticket to Ride - USA 1910 deck will force even long time Ticket to Ride veterans to reconsider their well mapped-out strategies, and develop fresh tactics. It is sure to bring your family and friends hundreds of hours of further enjoyment, riding the rails across a new America!Recommended Ages:12 and up
Revell '97 Ford F-150 XLT For the 1997 model year, Ford made their best-selling Ford F-150 XLT more aerodynamic than ever. New touches included a rounded nose, low-drag mirrors, flush headlights, signal lamps and a wrap-around chrome bumper. Buyers could also choose between the stock 4.2L V-6 or a more powerful 4.6L V-8 engine, which produced 220 hp at 4,750 rpm. Plastic model kit is Skill Level 2 - requires glue and paint. Ages 10 and above.Recommended Ages:10 – 14
Revell 1:25 '48 Ford Custom Coupe 3-in-1 The 1948 Ford was the company's last model to be produced using a pre-WWII design. Distinctive "fat" fenders helped make it an instant favorite with custom builders, who tended to chop the top and add fade-away fenders and tunneled headlights.Recommended Ages:12 and up
Yat Ming 1955 Ford Crown Victoria - 1:18 1955 Ford Crown Victoria is a 1:18 scale diecast collectible model car. This 1955 Ford Crown Victoria is an 11"Lx 4"Wx 3.25"H diecast metal classic oldies car with opening doors, trunk and hood, folding seats, free wheels, and workable steering. Highly detailed engine and components. Individually packed in a window box.
Scalextric Ford Boss 302 Mustang "Smokey" Yunick Exclusively produced by Scalextric. The model slot car shows the famous Yunick race car as restored and raced today in the SVRA series in the USA. Although the original 1969 race cars upper was all gold paint the Scalextric version correctly reflects the current livery of the car as raced today.Recommended Ages:8 – 15
The Ford F series pickups stared out as simple trucks used to haul feed and hay on the farm, or tools on a construction site. These haulers became fashionable with customizers and rod builders as time went by, and they are now some of the hottest rides on the streets. This is the perfect kit for the individual who likes to customize their model. With optional custom wheels with low profile tires or stock with white walls and flipper hubcaps the modeler can build the look he desires. With over 150 parts including wooden pickup bed rails, dual exhaust and custom hot rod lettering with vintage scallop decals, this will be a worthy of displaying. Flathead V-8 engine with Ardun heads. Optional custom wheels with low profile tires or stock with white walls and flipper hubcaps. Wooden pickup bed rails and dual exhaust. Custom hot rod lettering and vintage scallop decals. Molded in white, transparent red and clear with chrome plated parts and black vinyl tires. Colorful waterslide decals. Illustrated assembly guide.Features include: -Flathead V-8 engine with Ardun heads-Optional custom wheels with low profile tires or stock with white walls and flipper hubcaps-Wooden pickup bed rails and dual exhaust-Custom hot rod lettering and vintage scallop decals-Illustrated assembly instructionsRecommended Ages:10 and up
Geoworld Dino Dan - T-Rex XLThe Dino Dan T-Rex Model Set includes a T-rex Action Dinosaur, a DVD with Dino Dan episode and an exclusive video clip from the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Also includes a Dino Dan sound player with 4 dinosaur roars, Dino Dan fact sheet with a secret access code to unlock exclusive Dino Dan bonus conent and lots of scientific information. The species Tyrannosaurus rex (rex meaning "king" in Latin), lived throughout what is now western North America. Tyrannosaurus was a bipedal carnivore with a massive skull balanced by a long, heavy tail. Relative to the large and powerful hind limbs, Tyrannosaurus forelimbs were small, though unusually powerful for their size. Measuring up to (42') in length, up to (13') tall at the hips, and up to (7.5 short tons) in weight. The debate over Tyrannosaurus as apex predator or scavenger is among the longest running in paleontology. The species Tyrannosaurus rex (rex meaning "king" in Latin), lived throughout what is now western North America. Tyrannosaurus was a bipedal carnivore with a massive skull balanced by a long, heavy tail. Relative to the large and powerful hind limbs, Tyrannosaurus forelimbs were small, though unusually powerful for their size, and bore two clawed digits. Measuring up to 12.8 m (42') in length, up to 4 meters (13') tall at the hips, and up to 6.8 metric tons (7.5 short tons) in weight. By far the largest carnivore in its environment, Tyrannosaurus rex may have been an apex predator, preying upon hadrosaurs and ceratopsians, although some experts have suggested it was primarily a scavenger. The debate over Tyrannosaurus as apex predator or scavenger is among the longest running in paleontology.Recommended Ages:6 – 15
Easily the best looking of the 32-35 Fords was the '34 model year. With its long hood and distinctive slanted grille, it can't be missed at any of the rod runs or car shows it attends. Begging to be customized, street rodder's the world over have done everything imaginable from high-powered engines to a hi-tech steering wheel, mail-slot taillights, chopped top, chromed headlights. You've got a "Best-In-Show" candidate every time.Features include: -Easy snap-together assembly, no gluing or painting needed-Parts provided to build either a Street Rod with fenders or a Highboy without fenders-Rolling wheels-Treaded vinyl tires and 5-spoke wheels with chrome plating-Illustrated assembly instructionsRecommended Ages:8 and up
1957 Ford Thunderbird convertible is a 1:18 scale diecast collectible model car. This Ford Thunderbird is a 10" long diecast metal car with openable doors and hood, and removable bonnet. Workable steering. Sits on a display platform.Individually packed in a window box.Features include: -Detailed engine -Features opening hood-Opening doors-Adjustable steering wheel-Opening Doors
Keep your brain from becoming petrified with this exciting new kit. Build the T. Rex will take you back into the Mesozoic era to discover the mysterious age of the dinosaurs. Have fun while learning, and see the T. rex like you never have before, with colorful illustrations, fascinating facts about dinosaurs, and finally building your very own model from the ground up. Everything you need to build a T. rex is right here, ready to assemble at home or to take on the go.
As a young boy, Henry Ford was fascinated by technology and how objects worked. His childhood interests led him to leave the Ford family farm in Michigan in search of a career with machinery, and the rest is automotive and economic history. TIME For Kids Biographies help make a connection between the lives of past heroes and the events of today. Henry Ford made cars affordable, turning them into the primary means of travel for Americans. His innovations, including the assembly line, are still benefiting us today. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/29/2008Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Build and race your own Pit Stop Custom Painters. Kits come with molded plastic body, decals, paint, paint brush and wheels. Chose from Ford Mustang, Ford GT, Stingray Corvette, and Camaro. Race on standard 1:64 matchbook size tracks.Product Measures: 9.3" x 5.7" x 1"Recommended Ages: 6 years - 14 years
Light Up Marble Racers combine the racing excitement of mini-toy sports cars and the classic amusement of marbles to create a fun new toy for boys and girls 3 years of age and older. Kids customize their Marble Racers with themed, easy to use, crack & peel racing decals, race their creations on standard tracks, and then watch as the flashing LED marble rolls to keep pace with their speeding car.Product Measures: 9.3" x 5.7" x 1"Recommended Ages: 3 years - 14 years
Geoworld T-Rex - Skeleton54 pcs of T Rex come collected together with a stone ground base and a poster with easy assembly instructions. Paleontologist-approved 1:10 scale T-Rex. Dimensions: 43.3" x 17.7
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