PLAYING RULES FOR MORE THAN 250 GAMES AND SPORTS FOR CHILDREN OF EVERY AGE, INCLUDING INDOOR, OUTDOOR, PARTY, TRAVEL, WATER, MEMORY, AND CARD GAMES Games galore! From Capture the Flag to Stickball and Volleyball, from Jacks and Old Maid to Word Lightning, here are easy-to-use instructions, recommendations, and scoring for more than 250 popular games and sports for children. Presented in quick-access format, this unique guide is ideal for parents, teachers, adult referees, grandparents, babysitters, and camp counselors. Featuring: * Games to play on grass, on pavement, on steps and stoops, inside houses for rainy days and parties, and while traveling * Step-by-step instructions and rules for each game, complete with clear diagrams and line drawings * Games for children of all ages and playing abilities * Multiple lists that make it easy for you to find the perfect game for a specific situation (by number of players, etc.) * The origins of games through interesting anecdotes * Tips on choosing sides, determining who goes first, selecting who is "It," and more HAVE FUN!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/1990Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Mr. Potato was having a party. His friends were all invited.He set a festive table.Mr. Potato was excited! Then it's one potato, two potato, three potato, four showing up at Mr. Potato's door. Party time! But when it gets to be fifteen potato, sixteen ,ª?uh-oh! The potatoes are smushed, smashed, and in the end a little mashed-but ready for a birthday bash!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Mr. and Mrs. O’Grady are so poor they have just one of everything to share – one potato a day, one chair, one blanket full of holes, and one gold coin for a rainy day. After digging up the last potato in their patch, Mr. O’Grady comes upon a big black object. It’s a pot – no ordinary pot, for what they soon discover is that whatever goes into it comes out doubled! Suddenly the O’Gradys aren’t destitute anymore. But what they really long for is one friend apiece. Can the magic pot give them that? This retelling of a Chinese folktale pays tribute to the author’s Irish heritage, and to the joys of an old marriage, new friendships, and the impulse to share. Using pen and gouache, the artist shows the “simple” characters in all their winning complexity. One Potato, Two Potato is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/8/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Folk tales give us hope. They show us that we can succeed in spite of apparent problems. And they entertain. Perhaps this accounts for their universal appeal and their amazing ability to survive. "The Enormous Potato" is one such story that has been around for generations. Retold by professional storyteller Aubrey Davis, it shows what can be accomplished when everyone lends a hand to solve a problem. The Enormous Potato begins with a farmer who plants an eye -- a potato eye. It grows and grows into an enormous potato. Harvest time comes, but the potato is so big that the farmer can't pull it out. So he calls for help, first to his wife, then to their daughter, then to the dog and so on. Energetic illustrations capture the growing determination of the family to free the potato from the soil and the celebratory feast that follows their success.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1999Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Danny Gurkin believes in his heart that the Sluggers are the best team in baseball. There's just the small matter of breaking a century-old curse involving a pretzel, a bubble-gum tycoon, and a missing shortstop. Danny also believes that the outcome of Sluggers' games depends on him and hot dogs. Because eating two hot dogs with everything before each game is the best kind of luck a fan can give his team. Danny Ghurkin has a date with baseball destiny; he just doesn't know it. Yet.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/24/2007Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Hot PixelProduct InformationHOT PXL is a myriad of mini-games (think Nintendo's Wario Ware) aimed at a more mature cultured crowd. HOT PXL is a myriad of mini-games (think Nintendo's Wario Ware) aimed at a more mature cultured crowd. The rapid fire game play requires players to draw on their reflexes and 2D gaming prowess to get through hundreds of inspired scenarios? It's blasting through an old-school Zaxxon-inspired game busting tricks on a skateboard a BMX stage-diving at a pixilated concert or simply trying to cross the street. By playing through the main Story Mode players unlock alternate versions of the mini games which add infinite replay ability in the Theater Mode and within the game's Smart Playlists. HOT PXL will take full advantage of the PSP system's unique capabilities including the ability to download new content through a PC/web interface ensuring hardcore and casual gamers alike receive the most original and versatile gaming experience on the scene. Product Features
It's simple. All Billy Raynor wants to do is shoot. After all, he is one of the best shooters in the league. But with his dad as his coach, and his parents newly separated, somehow everything's become complicated. His brother Ben hardly talks anymore. His mom is always traveling on business. And his dad is always on his case about not being a team player. But when Ben's piano recital falls on the same day as the championship game, it's Billy who teaches his dad the meaning of being a team player.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/14/2009Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Playskool Mr. Potato HeadProduct Description Mr. Potato Head from Playskool has had a makeover and now has legs, more accessory holes, and a slimmer look! Store the parts in the figure's Tater Tush. Potato figure comes with eyes, nose, mouth with teeth, hat, mustache, tongue, pair of glasses, 2 hands, 2 ears and 1 pair of legs with shoes.-The parts are compatible with other versions of Mr. or Mrs. Potato Head-Mr. Potato Head has had a makeover and now has legs, more accessory holes, and a slimmer look-Store the parts in the figure's Tater Tush. Potato figure comes with eyes, nose, mouth with teeth, hat, mustache, tongue, pair of glasses, 2 hands, 2 ears and 1 pair of legs with shoes-Your child will love putting his nose where his ear should be and building many different versions of the original potato friend
Hot Wheels Monster Jam Truck Case Store Hot Wheels Jam Trucks in Hot Wheels Monster Jam Truck Case. After each game, children can pack in all the trucks in this case so that their playrooms are neat and tidy. Secondly, placing them in a case facilitates convenient storage. Why You'll Love It: It's a great way to carry and store trucks when not in use. Age: 3 years and up Features Can store up to 15 Hot Wheels Monster Jam Trucks Comes with a handle to carry the case easily Holds 1:64 scale Hot Wheels Monster Jam Trucks Rugged and durable Features the picture of Grave Digger on case Recommended Ages:3 – 9
Toysmith 4 M Potato Clock Toysmith 4 M Potato Clock is a digital clock with instructions that kids need to run their clock with the help of real potatoes (not included). They just need to put zinc and copper electrodes to make the clock work. Why You'll Love It: Toysmith 4 M Potato Clock uses low voltage that is converted from an oxidation/reduction reaction between potatoes and electrodes. Age: 7 years and up Features Digital clock powered by potatoes Works on oxidation/reduction reaction Simple and educational Recommended Ages:8 – 15
This children's picture book is a cumulative story adapted from the Russian folktale The Giant Turnip. In this version, Ma Farmer has a hankering for some sweet potato pie. But the sweet potato she has planted is too big to pull up, even with the help of just about every animal on the farm, from Pa Farmer, to Bessie Cow, to Ralphie the Dog, to Kittie Cat. Can Lily Mouse be the one to solve the problem? A page of fun facts and a sweet potato pie recipe are included.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/2/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet Continuing our acclaimed Discover America State by State series is "P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet." This title explores the lush land and rich history of a state too often overlooked. Kids of all ages wil love the A to Z rhymes boasting about all the treasures found within Idaho's borders- from the Appaloosa steed to the zinc mines to Mount Borah, to, you knew we couldn't forget it, the potato. But after a few pages readers will also allow peregrine, Union Pacific, Quinceanera, Nex Perce, and other Idaho icons to share in the spotlight.
Playskool Mr. Potato Head Marvel Mixable Mashable Heroes as Hulk and Wolverine Hero up with potato superheroes! Little hands can mix and mash the fun of Mr. Potato Head with Marvel parts to create a Hulk or Wolverine tater. It's easy to put the potato body on one of the character bases and then add arms and a helmet. The parts work with other sets (sold separately), so get them all so they can build a whole mash of mixed-up Marvel heroes! Playskool, Product Features Mixable, Mashable Heroes set lets little hands build superhero tatersSet includes parts to build a Hulk or Wolverine taterIncludes 2 character arms/torso, 2 character helmets, and 2 character basesParts work with other sets - sold separatelyCollect them all to create mixed-up Marvel heroesRecommended Ages: 2 Years and upProduct Measures: 2.126 x 9.016 x 7.008 inches
When a local potato chip tycoon invites area kids to an all-day puzzle hunt, Winston Breen is psyched. But it turns out the day is not all fun and games. Their teacher is being overly competitive, the puzzles are hard (even for Winston), and someone in the contest is playing dirty in order to win the fifty-thousand-dollar grand prize! Trying to stop the mystery cheater before it's too late takes an already tough challenge to a whole new level. . . .Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/13/2010Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Illustrated in dePaola's signature style, this has an inviting look. Buoyant watercolors are framed by thin orange borders....An engaging read-aloud choice for St. Patrick's Day." -- Booklist A Cheery picture book, with the artist using the lighter, brighter side of his palette....Attractive and amusing." -- Kirkus ReviewsBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/27/1997Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Life cycles are a fascinating and integral part of every science curriculum. These titles are a great introduction to the wonder of how things grow. Beautiful, full-colour photographs and illustrations demonstrate the step-by-step process of a variety of plant growths, supported with an introduction to basic botany terms.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2007Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Take the proven Hot Shots formula of realistic game physics and loveable animated characters and apply it to tennis. What you get is an addictive colorful "pick-up and play" experience especially built for the PSP. With multiple characters and courts to choose from, unlockable items to collect, and multiplayer action, Hot Shots Tennis is destined to be a favorite for consumers of all ages. It's Tennis . . . Hot Shots Style.Features include: -Play with up to three other people in four-player doubles matches in multiplayer mode -Enjoy tennis in true Hot Shots style-Meet a loveable and wacky cast of characters-Compete on multiple courts in a variety of spectacular locations-Perform well to unlock items
This extension of the award-winning, best-selling series by acclaimed author, Nora Gaydos, engages kids in an entertaining, hands-on reading, writing, and drawing experience! Includes more than 20 stickers. Level 2 - The Reading section mixes short and long vowel words, sight word reinforcement, word endings, simple dialogue. The Writing section teaches penmanship, spelling reinforcement, story sequencing, independently forming uppercase and lowercase letters. The Drawing section allows coloring in major story elements and completing scenes to match the text.Imagine all the things the squirrels will discover when they head out on an adventure under the hot, hot sun!Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/1/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age7 and Up
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