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
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
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
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
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
Since 1891 we've been making the finest puzzles and it's our attention to detail which makes Ravensburger the world's greatest puzzle brand. Experience the quality you can grow with - piece by piece. Ravensburger puzzle pieces are extra durable to withstand the demands of little hands and promote the development of fine motor skills, association, task completion and independent play. Features:
51St State Card Game Players take control of one of four factions vying for control of the post-war remains of a devastated United States. These factions struggle to build their stockpiles of supplies through conquest, trade, and expansion of their territory, until they achieve the stability to become the 51st State - and provide the foundation of a new society. Designed by internationally renowned designer Ignacy Trzewiczek, and set in the Neuroshima universe, 51st State features breathtaking artwork and innovative gameplay. Players will have to strategically plan the growth of their faction - Will you use force to gain large, short term benefits? Will you negotiate to gain an ongoing income? Or will you incorporate new locations into your territory? Difficult decisions await the players on every turn.Recommended Ages:10 – 14
As the adolescent sidekicks of the world's most powerful heroes, Robin, Superboy, Wonder Girl, and Impulse have fought alongside their mentors in many battles. But when Cyborg, a former teen hero, realizes that this new generation of super-heroes needs to be guided and trained, he recruits the young adventurers into the new Teen Titans. Now as Earth's future champions begin working together as a unified team, they quickly learn the true consequences of the path they have chosen. Featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the Flash, this action-packed volume includes the Teen Titans inaugural adventures as they face off against the deadly mercenary Deathstroke, contend with the fanatical villainy of Brother Blood and take on the heroes of the Justice League.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2004Pages: 192
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
Challenge you family with the US edition of Map It! It's like Map It World, but with cities and landmarks within the United States only. Players take turns placing randomly drawn location cards in the correct position around a given starting point. Is New York north or south of Seattle? What about Miami? Is it to the east or the west of New York? If you're not sure, make your best guess! You'll also score points by catching errors made by confused opponents. What's more, with two levels of play, young minds and seasoned globetrotters alike can lose themselves in the fun of this great game of directions! Contents: 200 location cards in two levels of difficulty; 1 compass rose card; 1 double sided reference map; 35 point tokens; rules.Recommended Ages:10 – 15
Is Paris positioned north or south of Munich? What about Miami is it located east or west of Toronto? Are you sure? Players take turns placing location cards on north-south or east-west axis in relation to previously placed cards on the table. If you're not sure, make your best guess but watch out as your opponents may catch your bluff and challenge you, if they are right you will lose a point if your card is not placed correctly. Everyone will learn as they play and will most likely discover that many places are not positioned where they imagined they were in relation to each other. Get your bearings and try to outwit your disoriented opponents! Young minds and seasoned globetrotters alike will lose themselves in the fun of this great game of directions! Contents: 200 location cards in two levels of difficulty; 1 compass rose card; 1 double sided reference map; 35 point tokens; rules.Recommended Ages:10 – 15
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
Kid O Frogs & Lilypad Jumping GameA high jumping game for small hands. Use your finger to push down the frog tail and watch it leap into the air. Aim each green hopping frog towards the brightly colored water lily and win by being the first of your friends to catch the most frogs. Or practice your hand-eye coordination solo to see how quickly you can gather your frogs. Includes an army of five frogs and one lily pad for repeated play.
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 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
Oregon State Beavers Tailgate Toss NCAA Oregon State Beavers Tailgate TossFeatures 2 solid wood boards 8 bean bags (2 sets of 4) Game instructions Boards are decorated with the team logo and a football field pattern Officially licensed
The SPARTANOPOLY board game is perfect for Michigan State University alumni, students and future grads. Tokens include alarm clock, pencil, gym shoe, bicycle, and graduation cap. Board spaces include Grand River Avenue, wonders hall, sparty, where house records, peanut barrel, Spartan stadium, and the union.Features include: -Great gift for students, alumni, and fans-Choose traditional play or one hour version-Opoly-style play-For 2 to 6 players-Board spaces are specific to the universityRecommended Ages:8 and up
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