In Agricola (Latin for "farmer"), you're a farmer in a wooden shack with your spouse and little else. On a turn, you get to take only two actions, one for you and one for the spouse, from all the possibilities you'll find on a farm: collecting clay, wood or stone; building fences; and so on. You might think about having kids in order to get more work accomplished, but first you need to expand your house. And what are you going to feed all the little rugrats? Agricola is a turn-based game. There are 14 game turns plus 6 harvest phases (after turn 4, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 14). Each player starts with two playing tokens (farmer and wife) and thus can take two actions per turn. There are multiple options, and while the game progresses, you'll have more and more: first thing in a turn, a new action card is flipped over. Problem: Each action can be taken just once per turn, so it's important to do some things with high preference. Each player also starts with a hand of 7 Occupation cards (of more than 160 total) and 7 Minor Improvement cards (of more than 140 total) that he may use during the game if they fit in his/her strategy. This amounts to countless strategies, some depending on your card hand. Sometimes it's a good choice to stay on course, sometimes you better react on what your opponents do.Recommended Ages:12 and up
Alex Little Hands Peg Farm Children can stack, match and create their own patterns with Alex Little Hands Peg Farm, stimulating their creativity and imagination. The stacking set comes with peg pieces with printed front, farm faces on the back, tails for extra fun and a soft, colorful and foam peg board. This set can allow children to develop stacking and balancing skills and provides endless play possibilities. Age: 2 years and up Features Stack, match and make patterns with peg pieces Peg pieces with printed front, back with farm faces and tails Soft, colorful peg farm board Stimulates creativity and imagination Develops fine motor skills Improves counting skills, recognizing and creating patterns Provides endless play possibilities Recommended Ages:2 – 6
Wonder Forge I Can Do That! Games: Richard Scarry Busy TownWonder Forge I Can Do That! Games: Richard Scarry Busy Town helps you solve mysteries. In addition, kids may also get excited when they find hidden objects on their own. This game may take them through busy streets of the city, farm, airport, harbor and more. The gigantic colorful board is six feet long and offers much fun as you race around. This game also helps develop skills such as observation skills and matching ability. Plus, it encourages teamwork among kids. Why You'll Love It: This game provides hours of fun and excitement as kids search for hidden objects and say I found it. FeaturesGives hours of funExcites kids as they find hidden objectsEncourages team workEnhances observation skillsDevelops object identification and matching skillsRecommended Ages:3 – 8
Ever imagined you were a bean farmer. Sure, who hasn't. You got your red beans, your green beans, your black-eyed beans, your coffee beans. But where to plant them. In this card game, smart sowing lets you reap big rewards. Plant the beans you do want, and trade the beans you don't want to the other players. Adding to the realism of the game, the one who ends up with the most money wins. Comes with 154 Bean Cards, 7 Third Bean Field Cards and a rule booklet.Recommended Ages:10 – 14
Guess who's hiding? With a peephole format to keep babies and toddlers engaged, and age-appropriate text introducing simple facts about favorite objects and animals, this new series provides the perfect combination of learning and play for the littlest readers.? Lift-the-flap format establishes parent and child interaction? Peephole guessing game improves cognitive skills and memory? Simple facts encourage early learning and oral skills? Board book style pages make titles portable and durableBook Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/30/2012Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Babies love playing peekaboo from about six months onwards, and once they latch on to this simple game, they can't get enough of it. DK's Peekaboo Books make the most of this great interactive activity and are the perfect way to get any baby interested in books. In Farm Peekaboo!, a variety of toy farm animals are hiding under the flaps: soft moo cows are behind a gate, a chubby piglet is under a blanket, a cuddly chick is inside a hen-house, woolly lambs are behind a tractor, and a fuzzy duckling is under a bucket.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/20/2007Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Vilac wooden toys, presents its memory game under the Farm theme with 48 pieces in wood ABOUT VILAC Since 1911, Vilac has been crafting childrens' toys from deep in the Jura Mountains, France. From this remote location, they collect the wood that is then carefully carved, painted and lacquered to shiny toy perfection. They believe in giving trees a second, joyous life with children. Durable, classic, and most importantly FUN, these toys will grow up with your little ones - and all the other ones who will follow!
This sturdy board book includes five farm-themed I-spy spreads featuring grown farm animals, baby farm animals, tractors, equipment and other fun things to discover on the farm. Young readers will love poring through the packed pages and searching for the hiding chick, developing picture- and-word association skills as they go.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/15/2013Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Welcome to the farm! Say ?hello? to all the farm animals and see what noises each animal makes. Hello, Farm will delight children as they flip from page to page exploring the farm and farm sounds with cute, colorful new friends. This colorful and fun early learning book features unique animal art perfect for the littlest learners being introduced to basic concepts.The Brighter Child( R)board books are a colorful and fun early learning experience. These durable books will delight young learners as they flip from page to page learning about the alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes, opposites, and farm animals.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2013Pages: 8Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
During her visit to the farm, Sally discovers many new friends and much to do. She works hard and plays even harder with an array of animals. Adapted from the classic picture book Sally Goes to the Farm and illustrated in Huneck's signature woodcut prints, this simplified text is perfect for animal-loving toddlers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/11/2014Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
This book uses a selection of fun true or false questions to get readers thinking all about cows, pigs, horses, sheep, and more. Readers turn the page to reveal the answer to each question and learn fascinating farm animal facts.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/1/2013Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
iBaby: FARM FACES Perfect for peekaboo, this easy to use mask book will entertain and amuse babies for hours. Parents can actually become the animal they are reading about.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/1/2006Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Photographed in full color. All the friendly animals on the farm--ducks, sheep, horses, and more--are presented and identified by name in lively, color photographs. Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 2/12/1984Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
An exciting new series featuring, flaps, touch-and-feel textures, and incredible pop-out surprises!Featuring sheepdogs, tractors, cows, horses, and more, Pop-up Peekaboo: Farm will surprise and delight little minds.Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 2/21/2011 Pages: 12 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Introduce babies to the animal residents of a farm in a bright, graphic, nearly wordless board book that will grab their attention as it fosters developing visual skills. Each right-hand page features a simple white shape of a pig, sheep, dog, horse, goose, or cow against a vivid background, while the facing page features the same shape in a charming, folk-art-style patternBook Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/9/2013Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
My Carry-Along Sound Book Farm Friends is a sound board book for babies and toddlers on the perennial favorite subject: the Farm. Each title features photographs of cute animals, with fun rhymes for adults and children to read out loud together. The key selling point, however, is the integral four button sound bar - children can look at the pictures, listen to the rhymes, then press the buttons to hear the noise that each animal makes. This title is die-cut to shape, with a fun carry handle.Book Details:Format: Electronic BookPublication Date: 9/24/2013Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
These fun books shaped like vehicles have four wheels so little drivers can race them anywhere. Whether your child loves farm tractors, dump trucks, fire trucks, or sports cars, every young reader will find one of these books fascinating and entertaining.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 5/5/2003Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Hannah the hen spends a whole day on the farm looking for a quiet place to lay her eggs, so that she can have chicks of her own. The pigs grunt too loudly, the lambs are too playful, the cows are too clumsy...Will Hannah ever find a nice quiet place where her eggs will be safe? A charming board book for very young children, which introduces farmyard animals and their characteristics. With lively illustrations in a classic style.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/1/2011Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Introducing Bizzy Bear from Nosy Crow, an imprint of Candlewick Press!Introducing Bizzy Bear, the busiest bear on the block! With chunky sliders to push and pull, these robust little board books are perfect for active toddlers. Rich in visual detail and with touches of humor, they are set to become firm favorites in the family library. Bizzy Bear's off to lend a hand on the farm. Toddlers can help him count the ducks, feed the goats, and f ind the eggs before he waves bye-bye.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 12/27/2011Pages: 8Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Baby Touch and Feel books are the perfect series for the very youngest readers. These small padded books excite babies and toddlers with their foil and touch-and-feel covers. Each book in this affordable series contains vibrant interior pages with bold, engaging images. Containing large word labels, each page has foil or glitter to behold or a tantalizing texture to touch. These safe, novelty textures immediately intrigue babies and are perfect for little fingers to feel. The Baby Touch and Feel series encourages sensory development, language skills, and early reading skills while teaching key concepts like colors, shapes, patterns, and opposites.Baby Touch and Feel: Farm FriendsBabies and Toddlers will discover fun on the farm with Baby Touch and Feel: Farm Friends featuring ducklings, calves and more. Book Details:Format: Touch & FeelPublication Date: 12/23/2013Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
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