State by state, this game will put kid's social studies skills on the map. Important landmarks, historical sites and capital cities are encountered as players drive their token cars around the continental United States. Third goal? To earn the most points possible by gathering state chips (three points) along the way. As long as travelers have playable cards, their turn continues. "Cruise Control", "Alternate Route" and "Fly" cards and twists and turns to the journey.Features include: -For 2 to 5 players-For ages 8 and up-Educational Recommended Ages:1 – 5
MindWare Color Chart USA Where is Alaska? What's the state bird of Michigan? MindWare Color Chart USA answers these questions and more. It's an interactive map of the USA where kids get to learn about their states in a fun way. This fold-out map includes brainteasers and pictorial information along with important state facts which help kids know more about the country. It's an introduction for the little geography buffs and even those who aren't. This kit includes an activity book and 12 markers. Why You'll Love It: From Georgia to Maine, it's a great way for kids to get familiar with facts about America. Age: 6 years and up Features Includes state facts, brainteasers and pictures Introduction to the geography of the USA Includes A fold-out map of the USA An activity book 12 markers Recommended Ages:1 – 5
Each spread covers a state in the region and lists a mix of interesting, historical, well-known, and offbeat tourist spots. The illustrations show the locations mentioned and include a dog named Charlie "hidden" within each pictorial.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/23/2013Pages: 36Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Based on Black Dog's successful State Shapes series, this great big guide to the country is a unique, fun-filled way for kids to learn everything there is to know about all 50 states Includes a fold-out 50-state jigsaw puzzle and a 50-state quarter collector map!Arranged alphabetically by state, 50 States brings kids face to face with all the beauty and diversity of the United States in an innovative and entertaining package. Kid characters guide readers through the states, pointing out the state capital, historic landmarks, famous residents, geographical and natural wonders, local delicacies, and odd and interesting facts. Additional pages include a brief history of the United States, as well as fun and informative activities'from quizzes to word and picture hunts'that help kids remember the information they've just learned. A sturdy 50-state jigsaw puzzle mounted at the front of the book, and a 50-state quarter collector map in the back, makes 50 States the perfect way for kids ages 9 to 12 to learn about the country.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/3/2010Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
From the author of the award-winning The Little Man In the Map: With Clues To Remember All 50 States comes its eagerly awaited companion book, The Little Man In the Map Teaches the State Capitals! Following the proven method of its predecessor, this clever paper-bound volume uses memory aids, well-laced with humor, to help anyone learn the U.S. capitals. A How To Use section explaining the simple and effective method is followed by an alphabetical listing where a two-page spread is devoted to each state/capital unit. The left-hand page establishes word clues based on word associations derived from the sounds of the names of the state and its capital; the facing page brings the word clues together in two to four rhymed lines placed under a humorous cartoon that reinforces the "story."The book will appeal to a wide range of ages, from elementary to high school students. They will surely be joined by some of their parents who will find themselves finally remembering even the more elusive state capitals.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/25/2010Pages: 112
Illustrated in full color. In this playful introduction to maps and geography, step by simple step, a young girl shows readers herself on a map of her room, her room on the map of her house, her house on the map of her street--all the way to her country on a map of the world. Once the reader is familiar with the maps, she demonstrates how readers can find their own country, state, and town--all the way back to their room--on each colorful map. Easy-to-read text, bright artwork, and charming details give children a lot to search for and will have them eager to help navigate on the next family vacation. From the Hardcover Library Binding edition.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/13/1998Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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Melissa & Doug USA MapThis beautifully illustrated map puzzle makes learning about geography fun! Packed with information, the durable wooden puzzle features full-color art and state names on top of the pieces, capital names underneath, and a bonanza of state facts on the back of the puzzle. It's the perfect fit of puzzle fun and learning!
Learning all 50 U.S. states is easy when you learn from The Little Man In the Map! Asked by their teacher to find clues for memorizing the states, students begin to see imagesa hat, a shirt, a pair of boots formed by state boundaries. When they put some of them together, they're amazed to find the outline of a man standing in the middle of the map. Excited by their discovery, they draw a face and arms on him and create The Little Man In the Map, whom they nickname MIM. Their imaginations bring MIM alive, and with his help they discover the surprising roles all the states can play. Soon they can spot the elf, the playful dog, the spooky head, and all the others. This imaginatively illustrated story, narrated in rhyme by The Little Man In the Map, shows each state's part in its region and how it interacts with those around it. This makes learning their locations visual, easy, and fun.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/7/2007Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Learn about the history, landmarks, and lore of the Grand Canyon State in this illustrated journey through the amazing landscape and culture of Arizona. Fascinating facts about everything that makes Arizona unique are all here in kid-friendly terms—ranging from the Cliffs of Montezuma and the Wild West to the plants and animals living in the desert, the ghost town of Jerome, the New Age village of Sedona, the cosmopolitan city of Phoenix and, of course, the majestic wonder of the Grand Canyon. It is a western feast of delights for kids (and their parents!) to learn about and explore.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/30/2007Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Melissa & Doug Large USA MapGeography comes to life as kids learn states and capitals while assembling this beautiful map puzzle. Wood pieces are shaped like the state or region and feature state nicknames under the pieces! State population, motto, size, capital and year of statehood are featured on back. Beautiful illustrations on the top surface capture the essence of America!
This dramatic and moving story set in the days of the Negro Leagues illustrates the true meanings of friendship, prejudice, and heroism. Charlie Nebraska wants two things he can't get: to make the local Wildcats baseball team and to have life to return to the way it was before his father died two years earlier in the Korean War. Then Charlie meets Luther Peale, a former Negro Baseball League player who agrees to coach Charlie's fledgling neighborhood baseball team for a game against the Wildcats. But many of Charlie's white neighbors are suspicious of Luther, and when Charlie inadvertently reveals a secret of Luther's, violence erupts in the town and both Luther and Charlie are drawn into serious danger. Praise for STUMPTOWN KID: "Readers will enjoy this winning mix of sports, suspense, and heroism, and delight in the baseball wit and wisdom." --School Library Journal - Honorable mention, 2005 Gustavus Myers Award - 2006 Paterson Prize for Books for Young People - 2005-6 Pennsylvania Young Adult Top Forty List - Kansas State Reading Circle 2005 Recommended Reading ListBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/30/2007Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
This book contains up to date maps of countries throughout the world, plus a separate map of each state of the United States. Since the maps are blank, they can be tailored to fit individual class needs. These map outlines were designed to supplement a comprehensive study of the world or the United States and are perfect for testing and a variety of activities.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/15/1999Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
This Land is Your Land map of the United States is a great to help children master U.S. geography. Dan Yaccarino’s icons represent industries, products, and famous features communicate the uniqueness of each state. Placing individual states in their respective spots in the puzzle reinforces knowledge of the relative locations of each. Puzzle is 15 x 11.5 45 puzzle pieces Recommended Ages: 5 years & up
It’s fun to learn the geography of the U.S.A. with this 45 piece, wooden puzzle. With colorful images associated with each state, plus the capital name and state outline under each piece, this puzzle is a bonanza of facts! The back of the puzzle lists additional state facts, including state flag, bird, motto, population and more! Product Measures: 15.5 x 11.7 x 0.35 Recommended Ages: 5 years & up
Geography comes to life in this cardboard floor puzzle, featuring 51 pieces cut to the shape of the state or region. 2’ x 3’ when assembled, the extra-thick pieces are 20% thicker than the competition’s. Its easy-clean surface keeps puzzle looking new. Kids will have fun learning the states on this colorful, informative map puzzle. Product Measures: 12 x 9.5 x 3 Recommended Ages: 6 years & up
The Cat in the Hat introduces beginning readers to maps–the different kinds (city, state, world, topographic, temperature, terrain, etc. their formats (flat, globe, atlas, puzzle the tools we use to read them (symbols, scales, grids, compasses and funny facts about the places they show us (“Michigan looks like a scarf and a mitten! Louisiana looks like a chair you can sit in!”).Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/24/2002Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Matthew has found a treasure map, and soon the Elm Street Kids' Club is off on a quest. The map guides them into a wonderful, magical world, but it's the real-life math skills of understanding distance, scale, direction, and symbols that will help Matthew, Sheri, Meg, Danny, and Jed -- with some assistance from Petey the parrot -- find a treasure hidden fifty years ago.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/14/2004Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
A fun-filled introduction to maps through the eyes of an adorable pig Henry is a very particular sort of pig. "A place for everything and everything in its place," he always says. But when he looks out his window he is troubled. The farm is a mess! Henry is worried that nobody will be able to find anything in this mess. So he will draw a map showing all the animals exactly where they belong. And Henry embarks on a journey through the farm, his friends tagging along as he creates his map: sheep in the woolshed, chickens in the coop, the horse in the stable. After the map is complete, Henry uses it to bring himself back home, where he is relieved to know that he is exactly where he belongs. A place for everything and everything in its place, indeed. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/27/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The popular Rookie Books expand their horizons - to all corners of the globe! With this series all about geography, emergent readers will take off on adventures to cities, nations, waterways, and habitats around the world...and right in their own backyards.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
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