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
The 19th Century has arrived and America is heading west. Wagon trains form on the frontier. Settlers seeking fresh lives and opportunities strike out to tame wild lands and build new cities. These new cities rely on young railroads for vital goods. Trails become rails and create great wealth. While the crowded East still offers options, its resources dwindle. Look west to make your fortune. Smart money seeks rich, unclaimed land and hungry new markets. Finance your settlers as they head west to build capitals of tomorrow. Link these cities with rails of steel. Operate your railroad to supply the townsfolk with goods. Go west. Settle the wide, open land. Claim your destiny. Settlers of America, Trails to Rails utilizes the simple, fun Catan hex-tile grid to map the young United States. Collect and trade resources in order to purchase and move settlers, build cities, lay rails and acquire and move trains. Create rail links to acquire gold, which lets you buy resources and use opponents? rails. Use trains to distribute goods to rival cities. But, as your settlers populate the West, they deplete the resources of the East. Still, your options always abound.Recommended Ages:10 – 14
There's a new name in indoor and outdoor games Boochie. Whether you're hanging out in the back yard, or heading to the park or beach, we guarantee you're going have a blast playing this game. There are so many things to love about Boochie: from the active-play element, to the unique 12-sided rolling target, to the amazing variety of throwing challenges packed inside. No two games will ever be the same. Take note that all of the wrist trackers have completely different sets of challenges so be sure to try them all. Get out and play.Features include: -2 to 4 players -Playing time: 15 minutes-Four toss rings, four bean balls, fourwrist trackers, 1 12-sided Boochie target, vinyl travel bag-High gloss graphics-Made in the USARecommended Ages:8 – 15
Organize notes, drawings and photos on this handy bulletin board. You can slip items underneath the ribbons, too, and rearrange as many ways as you like. It comes with 175 pieces. It's a great way to keep your things organized. Each crafting kit includes a picture-prompted, step-by-step instruction booklet. American Girl Crafts are designed to inspire girls and help develop their creative thinking skills. Every American Girl Crafts project includes a Get Creative idea from American Girl.Product Dimensions (inches): 15 (L) x 13.4 (W) x 10.1 (H) Age: 8 to 13 yearsRecommended Ages:8 – 13
More than a mirror. Organize notes, drawings, photos and keepsakes on this handy message board. Use the mirror to make sure you look your best before you dash out the door. Each kit includes a project and idea booklet, 1 mirror, 1 fabric frame, 42 felt shapes, 2 6-foot lengths of ribbon, 6 paper frames, 70 rhinestone stickers, 10 sequins, 10 pushpins, 1 foam block. It measures approximately 12" x 13". Each crafting kit includes a picture-prompted, step-by-step instruction booklet. American Girl Crafts are designed to inspire girls and help develop their creative thinking skills. Every American Girl Crafts project includes a Get Creative idea from American Girl.Product Dimensions (inches): 3 (L) x 14.3 (W) x 12.5 (H) Age: 8 to 13 yearsRecommended Ages:8 – 13
This wooden Double Sided Domino is made of wood from FSC-monitored source, painted with water-based paints, packaged in a box made of recycled materials, and printed with soy-bean ink. Developing motor and cognitive skills comes naturally with this wooden Double-sided Domino designed for preschoolers to learn numbers, counting and matching. Store all the pieces in the nice and sturdy drawer box which comes with the toy.Tested to meet European and U.S. safety standardsProduct Measures: 3.2"x1.6"x0.3"Recommended Ages: 24 months & up
The game that will have you traveling through the USAGreat for friends, families and classroomsEasy to learn and engaging fun for 2 to 4 playersContains a game board map of the USA, fifty destination tiles representing the states, sixteen transportation tiles and four 10-day card holdersNational Parenting Seal of Approval, Parents Choice Gold Award, Major Fun Award, Doctor Toy- Smart Play Smart Toy, Mensa Select AwardStart your engines and another destination in the 10-Days Travel Series… You have 10 Days in the USA - travel the country by jet, car, and on foot. Plan your trip from start to finish using destination and transportation tiles. With a little luck and clever planning, you just might outwit your fellow travelers. The first traveler to make connections for their ten day journey wins the game. Product Measures: 9.0 IN x 9.0 IN x 2.0 INRecommended Ages: 10 & Up
The Haywire Group Dicecapades!Multiple award winner! Trivia, drawing, word & number play, physical challenges, and over 100 dice! Can you stack six dice on top of each other within 30 seconds? Who can be the first person to roll a triple? Can you name as many state capitals as your roll? Know what arachibuytyrophobia is??? Dicecapades isn't just the luck of the dice - it's the smarts of the roller! Complete with over 100 dice and 100 cards, exercise both sides of your brain with this super-fun game for friends and family! With a mixture of dice games, physical challenges, artistic creations, and trivia questions that are sure to test your noodle, you'll see why Dicecapades = CRAZY FUN! For 2-6 players. -105 Dice -100 Cards -Gameboard & pawns -Drawing pad, pencil & sand timer -Easy-to-follow rulesRecommended Ages: 12+
What's a nine-letter word for fun? If you answered "crossword," you'll love USA Today Crossword Challenge, which brings all the challenging, vocabulary-driven entertainment of USA Today crossword puzzles to your Nintendo DS. Get your stylus ready for crossword fun that goes anywhere you do.Features include: -Tackle 600 puzzles from the cruciverbalists (crossword enthusiasts) at USA Today -Complete puzzles in either pencil or pen, depending on your level of confidence-Challenge yourself to beat your best time using the in-game timer-Input your answers using either the full QWERTY keyboard or using the game's handwriting recognition system
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
GeoToys GeoBingo USA GeoBingo USA is a new twist on a classic game and a new way to make geography fun! The goal of GeoBingo is to get 5 countries in a row on one of the 8 GeoBingo Boards. 50 state cards show the capital, land area, population, and nickname. Made in Germany, Ages 4 and Up.Product Measures:Recommended Ages: 4 years & Up
This third book in Stephen Krensky and Sara Gillingham's empowerment series celebrates the feats of growing out of toddlerhood with increased knowledge. Whether comparing heavy rocks to lighter flowers, or noting that the sunlight delineates the day from the night, Krensky and Gillingham acknowledge the "small wins" of understanding the world just a little bit more. Young children and their parents will revel in the uplifting text and boldly colored retro-fresh illustrations.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/2/2013Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
The Game of Light (Board Book)The Game of Light is an inventive game of storytelling with shadows. Part of a bright and lively series of board books that work like a game. Full color.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/30/2011Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Part of a bright and lively series of board books that work like a game, "The Game of Patterns" is a bright, interactive game of spot the difference. Full color.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/30/2011Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
The Game of Sculpture The first truly interactive book about sculpture for children that enables them to create their own unique piece of art. A wildly imaginative and creative book from the series of board books that work like a game from bestselling illustrator, Herve Tullet.
The Game in the Dark A glow-in-the-dark book that will bring the universe to life! Travel to the moon, dance with the stars, bounce around the universe - from your own home. Part of a bright and lively series of board books that work like a game from bestselling illustrator, Herve Tullet
Conquer the challenges and Capture the Grid in this game of wit, creativity and skill! This on-the-go hands-on learning resource for ages 8 and up is perfect for parents and teachers. This action-packed game will have children racing to complete all the zany challenges to win the game! Players can also work in teams to complete missions to allow them to capture spaces on the grid. The team with the most spaces once the grid is full wins the game. Games are an ideal resource for small-group activities, hands-on learning, and basic skill reinforcement at home, on-the-go, or in the classroom. Includes 1 game board, 128 challenge cards, 192 token cards, and 1-minute sand timer. 4-8 players. Brighter Child Games provide children with specific challenges that are fun, clever, and engaging. The games offer hands-on applications for the classroom, home, or on the go. Bright, colorful game boards and game pieces will instantly grab children's attention. The simple, yet fun and creative, game play will keep children engaged for hours. Games also foster vital social skills and teamwork, and help children master visual perception and hand-eye coordination. The unique look, compact packaging, and educational focus also make these games perfect gifts! Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 1/9/2013Pages: 322Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Toddlers feel emotions just as older children and adults do. Their frustrations at their inability to say how they feel can be eased with these delightful rhymes that teach words and actions, sung to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know It, Clap Your Hands." This book will give the youngest children a head start on the road to healthy expression of feelings. Also see, When You're MAD . . ., When You're SHY . . ., When You're SILLY . . ., all part of the series Feelings for Little Children.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 11/1/1996Pages: 10Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Can you keep a secret? Who will you be in You Who?, a mystery guessing game for ages 6 and up. Go undercover and be the first to the finish without being discovered to complete your mission! Great for small groups in classroom settings, at home, or on the go, You Who? will keep children playing, interacting, and learning for hours! Games are an ideal resource for small-group activities, hands-on learning, and basic skill reinforcement. Includes game board, 12 character cards, 4 character cheat sheets, 80 object cards, 4 game pieces and 1 die. 2-4 players.Brighter Child Games provide children with specific challenges that are fun, clever, and engaging. The games offer hands-on applications for the classroom, home, or on the go. Bright, colorful game boards and game pieces will instantly grab children's attention. The simple, yet fun and creative, game play will keep children engaged for hours. Games also foster vital social skills and teamwork, and help children master visual perception and hand-eye coordination. The unique look, compact packaging, and educational focus also make these games perfect gifts! Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 1/9/2013Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Mindware Qwirkle Board Game Qwirkle is as simple as matching colors and shapes, but also requires tactical maneuvers and well-planned strategy. Earn points by building rows and columns of blocks that share a common shape or color. Look for opportunities to score big by placing a tile that touches multiple pieces with matching attributes. The player with the most points wins! Why You'll Love It: The simple setup makes this an instant favorite for younger kids, while older players will enjoy strategizing to win. Age: 6 and up Features- For 2 to 4 players- Playing time approximately 45 minutes- Winner of Parent's Choice Gold Award and Mensa National Competition- A fun twist on Scrabble and matching games- A great introduction to strategy games- Fun for players of all ages Includes: 108 wooden blocks Recommended Ages:6 and up
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