For Beginning and Struggling Readers! This fast-action memory card word game, picture flashcards and storybooks work together to make learning to read fun! The captioned-picture flashcards reinforce words learned through game play in short sentences. Each of the content rich animal stories is told using only the 30 words learned through game play to ensure reading success and to build confidence in reading. Teaches 180 vocabulary words; including Dolch and High Freqeading success and to build confidence in reading. Teaches 180 vocabulary words; including Dolch and High Frequency Words for K and 1st grade levels. Award Winning (Dr. Toy, Tillywig Brain Child, etc). Meets Common Core Standards for Language and Literacy Arts. By the author of Wordly Wise.… read more
Your kids will love this wearable tech, and you'll love that they're able to build healthier habits with these fun fitness and activity trackers.
Winter can feel long and boring for kids and parents alike when the weather prevents outside play. But with these fun board games, there's no need for the winter blues—get the whole family laughing and learning with family game night.
We all face the same post-holiday predicament. What are we going to do with those heaping piles of new stuff? The answer is in a New Year refresh we're all motivated to participate in. Enlist the kids' help in cleanup time with these savvy storage products from Houzz.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
The perfect science fair idea books. Spectacular Science Projects Janice VanCleave's Magnets* How does a compass work? What is a m...agnetic field? How can you make a magnet with electricity?Janice VanCleave's Magnets includes 20 simple and fun experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about magnets, plus dozens of additional suggestions for developing your own science fair projects. Learn about magnetic poles using a bar magnet, paper, and string; about magnetic force fields with a compass, a pencil, and a sheet of paper; and much more. All experiments use inexpensive household materials and involve a minimum of preparation and clean up. Children ages 8-12 Also available in the Spectacular Science Projects Series: Janice VanCleave's Animals Janice VanCleave's Earthquakes Janice VanCleave's Electricity Janice VanCleave's Gravity Janice VanCleave's Machines Janice VanCleave's Molecules Janice VanCleave's Microscopes and Magnifying Lenses Janice VanCleave's Volcanoes Janice VanCleave's Weather read more
Just Puzzling! Crosswords & Word Searches is a fun and educational way to entertain your child anywhere he or she may go! This col...orful activity book will provide your child with hours of entertainment and skill-building practiceISBN13: 9781609969776Publisher: Brighter ChildPublication Year: 2012Format: PaperbackPages: 96 read more
For the first time ever, USA TODAY(R) offers word search for kids-ages 7 and up. Kids will delight in the entertaining themes and ...word lists presented in this 50-puzzle collection. For the first time ever USA TODAY(R) offers word search puzzles for kids ages 7 and older. Just as the best place to hide a book is in a library, the best place to hide a word is in a grid of letters. This assortment of word search puzzles offers entertainment and amusement for hours of solving fun. Animals, sports, hobbies, school, playtime, food, vacation, and many more playful themes for kids are included here. From the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, USA TODAY(R) proudly presents kids' word search puzzles for hours of captivating fun. read more
WORLD OF PUZZLES 3 ASST 128 PG WORD FINDS, SUDOKU, EASY XWORDS, Case Pack of 24
For both beginning and struggling readers, The Reading Game, 2nd Edition can be used to help to improve upon your child's basic re...ading skills. Each set includes fast-action memory card word games, picture flashcards and storybooks that work together... read more
In Gloom, you assume control of the fate of an eccentric family of misfits and misanthropes. The goal of the game is sad, but simp...le: you want your characters to suffer the greatest tragedies possible before passing on to the well-deserved respite of death. Play horrible mishaps on your own characters, while trying to cheer your opponents' characters with marriages and other happy occasions. Printed on transparent plastic cards, Gloom features an innovative design by Keith Baker. Multiple modifi read more
Zombies! 4: The End 2nd Edition Game: Age Range: 15 years and upStand alone expansion for the Zombies! board game100 plastic zombi...e dogs includedContents: 50 cards, 30 tiles, player pawns, dice and tokensDoes not require the Zombies! board game to play read more
For Beginning and Struggling Readers! This fast-action memory card word game, picture flashcards and storybooks work together to m...ake learning to read fun! The captioned-picture flashcards reinforce words learned through game play in short sentences. Each of the content rich animal stories is told using only the 30 words learned through game play to ensure reading success and to build confidence in reading. Teaches 180 vocabulary words; including Dolch and High Frequency Words for K and 1st grade levels. Award Winning (Dr. Toy, Tillywig Brain Child, etc). Meets Common Core Standards for Language and Literacy Arts. By the author of Wordly Wise. Meets Common Core standards. read more
Race to have the final say with your friends and family with the Last Word 2nd Edition Board Game. Each round pick a subject or le...tter card, start the timer and blurt out answers. Whoever has the final say moves ahead on the game board. read more
The forest is growing fast! As caretakers for the Kodama (tree spirits), you must keep the forest a healthy and lush home for your... little friends. In Kodama: the Tree Spirits, you will grow your tree by placing branch cards in clever arrangements, being careful to leave room for future growth. At the end of each season, one Kodama will award you points for how well your tree suits its needs. With beautiful art and innovative mechanics, Kodama is an intriguing game for the whole family. "Kodama will charm your socks off. Really, really sharp, smart and very fast." - Rah do Runs Through It "Very whimsical...looks awesome on the table. I definitely recommend this game." - Drive Through Review read more
This beautifully illustrated game is for 2 to 5 players and takes about 20 minutes. As caretakers for the Kodama, you must keep th...e forest a healthy and lush home for your little friends. Gameplay rewards planning and encourages spatial thinking and strategy. Includes 9 Sprouts, beginner friendly objective cards that let players of all ages join in the fun. read more
Lumps, the Elf Coal Game is a whimsical way to give someone coal in their stocking. All of the dice look like charcoal. The game i...s the most addictive family dice game you’ll ever play. The goal is to be the first player to score 100 points. Each turn you have three rolls to score the most points possible. You score points by rolling pairs of the same number. Roll a pair of 3s, score 3 points a pair of 10s scores 10 points. What makes the game unique is that it has four different types of dice and there are few high numbers. On each turn you have to make decisions on which dice to keep and re-roll. Do you play it safe and hold a pair of 4s, or chance it and try for a high pair? The endless possibilities make Lumps exciting and addictive. read more
Bears 2nd Edition: Fireside GamesBearsFast paced2-4 players
Zombies! 3 Mall Walkers 2nd Edition Game: Age Range: 12 years and upFor 2 to 6 players60 minutes of play time16 new map tiles, 32 ...new event cards, 2 new scenarios read more
The Second Edition Palladium Fantasy RPG is a dramatically revised and updated second edition of the original fantasy game rules â... the first significant revision since its release in 1983.Kevin Siembieda has personally wrote the comprehensive second edition, and had this to say: â The fantasy RPG is the game that launched my company and has been its cornerstone for over a decade. The fans love this game as much as I do, so the second edition will be true to the original, but more fun and detailed than ever before. Not only will it be completely compatible with Rifts ® and all of our other RPGâ s, but it will be the Rifts of fantasy gaming â epic fantasy adventure in a unique world, and offering possibilities that are limited only by the playerâ s imagination!â The emphasis on the Second Edition will be on making the game better than ever, with clean, entertaining descriptions, exciting concepts, quick playability, and a better presentation of information and ideas. The end result will be the first step into the bold and dangerous world of high fantasy. A world of magic and conflict. A world dominated by a human civilization built on the bones of the non-humans who reigned before them. A world of unparalleled heroic adventure filled with magic, inhuman creatures and intrigue! The Palladium World is one of epic fantasy. A world torn in conflict with the non-human barbaric races, creatures of magic and supernatural forces. Non-Human playing characters provide a host of unusual creatures as regular characters. They include the feared changeling who can assume the shape and appearance of any humanoid. The giant races of troll, ogre and wolfen. The small and agile goblin, kobold, gnome and the mighty dwarf, as well as elf, human, and dozens of â optionalâ creatures found in both the Palladium RPG and Monsters & Animals. The skill system embellishes characters with knowledge and abilities that make him or her more than a simple fighter or mage. Combat is realist read more
Z-Man Games Pandemic On The Brink Expansion Board Game, 2nd Edition: Has saving humanity become routineSpice Pandemic up with new ...roles and eventsAdd a fifth player, try Legendary difficulty, or add an optional challenge: What if one disease is particularly nastyOr, if a fifth disease is wreaking havocOr, even worse, if that fifth disease is being spread by a hidden Bio-TerroristCan your team work together to cure diseases in a world on the brink of disasterThis expansion to Pandemic includes new event cards, new role cards, rules for five players, and optional game challenges to increase the difficulty, such as the 'Legendary' difficulty level, the Virulent Strain challenge, the Mutation challenge, and the Bio-Terrorist challengeThese challenges can be mixed together to make the game even harderVirulent Strain challenge: makes one disease become particularly deadly in unpredictable waysMutation Challenge: adds a fifth (purple) disease that behaves differently than the original fourBio-Terrorist Challenge: pits one player against the othersYou may also play with 5 players and play on Legendary levelOther components include petri dishes to store your diseases and pawnsOn the Brink version differences: 116 cards from the base game (with some corrections) only 7 pawns (small-size)On the Brink requires a copy of Pandemic to play; it is not a stand-alone game read more
In this new update to the popular, award-winning family game, the players play cards to move their pirates actress Tortuga, leap-f...rogging over the other players' pieces at just the right times. The challenge comes in deciding which pirate to move with which card so you don't help the other players more than you help yourself, as well as when to move a pirate backwards to draw cards. The first player to move all their pirates to the Sloop at the end of the Island will win. This new version also includes new "black magic" variant which allows the players to use the cards' special abilities. read more
Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition is a board game in which one player takes on the role of the treacherous overlord and... up to four other players take on the roles of courageous heroes. Featuring double-sided modular board pieces, countless hero and skill combinations and an immersive story-driven campaign, Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition transports heroes to a vibrant fantasy realm where they must stand together against an ancient evil. read more
The Sturmtiger assault howitzers of Sturmm rserkompanie 1000 and 1001 were attached to 6. SS-Panzer Armee to take part in Wacht am... Rhein (Watch on the Rhine, the Ardennes offensive) in mid-January 1944. However, it wasnâ t until late-January that they joined the battle where they were engaged in fighting on the Eifel front around Duren and Euskirchen. They were earmarked to lay waste to Liege once the offensive had broken through the American line. Circumstances dictated, however, that most Sturmtiger engagements ended up being against Allied field forces rather than the bunkers and buildings they were designed for. These attacks made a significant impression on the few troops unfortunate enough to end up on the receiving end. Includes: two Sturmtiger Heavy Assault Rocket Mortarstwo Crew figures one Decal sheet read more
Coup Reformation, 2nd Edition: Age range: 10 years and upAn expansion for the best-selling Coup card gameAdds a new role â The Inq...uisitor â and expands play up to 10 playersAdds Allegiance mechanic for better play with more players read more
Paperback, Eta Publishing House, 2015, ISBN13 9781907978036, ISBN10 1907978038
Winner of the prestigious IPPY award, "The Lonely Parrot" is a beautifully illustrated children's picture book inspired by the tru...e-life events of JoJo, a Moustached Parakeet. JoJo was a very happy parrot who lived with Sammy, his best friend. But after a while, Sammy grew up, and JoJo became very lonely and sometimes naughty. JoJo desperately wanted a new best friend. But, most of all, he just wanted to be loved. This is a touching story about the joys of owning and loving a parrot, as well as the responsibilities that go along with it. Author Lisa Kelley, the real JoJo's "Momma," is thrilled to be sharing his story with young and old alike. And Charles Akins, an amazing artist from South Carolina, has created beautiful illustrations that children will love. Want to meet the real JoJo? Visit his website at www.thelonelyparrot.net or "Like" him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheLonelyParrot. read more
On a warm, rainy day in August, Jasmine wanted to take a journey with her Dad. Jasmine, and her Dad travel through a rainstorm, an...d end up in an eerie and mystical town. Will Jasmine and her Dad make it back home? read more
The Greater Than Games Sentinels of the Multiverse Enhanced Card Game 2nd Edition is a cooperative, fixed-deck card game with a co...mic book feel. Each player plays as one of ten heroes against one of four villains, and the battle takes place in one of four different dynamic environments. The players then have to decide which move to make first. Let learning and play come together in this Sentinels of the Multiverse Card Game designed for two to five players. read more
Challenge your brain, body, and creativity with tons of dice. This mixture of dice game, physical challenges, artistic creations, ...and trivia questions will exercise both sides of your brain. Dicecapades isn't just luck - it's the smarts of the roller. read more
An A-to-Z guide to more than one hundred heroes of the Marvel Universe features profiles of characters from Ant-Man to Wolverine t...hat list origin stories, super-powers, and secret identities. read more