Catan Histories: Merchants of EuropeIn the late Middle Ages, trade flourished in Europe. Economic groups like the Hanseatic League, the Welser and Fugger families, and merchants from Northern Italy established trading posts and factories in all of the important cities throughout Europe. These businesses provided the population with goods of all kinds, such as fur from the north, cloth from Flanders, wine from the south, and spices from India. The most important comms fur from the north, cloth from Flanders, wine from the south, and spices from India. The most important commodity of all was salt. In the Middle Ages salt was highly prized it was used to preserve food. You are a powerful merchant. Start your trading posts in three cities. Recruit new merchants and send them to distant cities to establish trading posts and expand your interests. The more trading posts you have, the more commodities are at your disposal which you can sell profitably in foreign cities. To ensure that your commodities arrive safely at their destination, you must open up trade routes and equip caravans. You win the game if you are the first to deliver all of your commodities to foreign cities. Merchants of Europe uses the simple and fun Catan hex and resource system to recreate the growth of the merchant class across medieval Europe. Collect and trade resources to expand trade routes and trading posts. Build caravans to transport your goods to market before your rivals do. Can you expand your trading network more quickly and efficiently and become the most powerful merchant in all of Europe?… read more
Originally touted as a tool to help kids stay calm and focused, the fidget spinner quickly took off as one of the most sought-after toys of the year. While your kids are probably very familiar with the standard spinners, these unique fidget spinners will catch their attention and make the perfect gift.
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.
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.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
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.
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Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
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.
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.
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Mastering the art of diapering requires proper instruction, and the right diaper changing accessories. Managing the mess can be downright icky at times, but having the correct sized diaper as well as baby wipes that suit your baby's skin needs, makes all the difference. Be prepared for any and all potential diapering dilemmas—there are sure to be a few—by learning more about your diapering options.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
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.
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.
Enjoy a stimulating board game with family and friends when you play on this distinctive table, which includes a reversible top to... play checkers or chess on one side and backgammon on the other. Store game pieces in the table's two drawers so you're... read more
Enjoy the classic games of backgammon, chess, and checkers with family and friends with this solid wood table that easily switches... from one board game to another. A built-in storage provides a convenient place for all game pieces so that you never have... read more
Climb up and slide down in the exciting game of ups and downs, Chutes and Ladders. You and the character on your pawn can see the ...square marked 100, but it's not so easy to get there. If you land on a good deed, you can shimmy up a ladder, but land on... read more
The fabulously famous dice game, introduced over fifty years ago, continues to delight millions of players. Same styling as the or...iginal game with aluminum rimmed dice cup, five dice, scorepad and bonus chips. Brand: Winning Moves Game: Classic Yahtzee... read more
Catan Histories Struggle for Rome:3-4 playersRule a barbarian hordeInherit the storied glory of RomeAge range: 10 to 99 years
Paperback, Rosen Pub Group, 2016, ISBN13 9781499437645, ISBN10 1499437641
Explore the Seas! Catan: Junior introduces a modified playing style of the classic game giving younger players the opportunity to ...experience the world of Catan! Designed for players as young as five and is a perfect introduction to the Catan series of games for kids and families. read more
Normandy: A Graphic History of D-Day the Allied Invasion of Hitler's Fortress Europe
Paperback, Trans-Atlantic Pubns, 2011, ISBN13 9781444121445, ISBN10 1444121448
Analog Audio Cassette, Saddleback Educational Publishing, Inc, 2011, ISBN13 9781562546359, ISBN10 156254635X
One day in the forest, Mr Bing stumbles upon a million-dollar idea - there are certain noises that, if one could package them atta...ctively, people might want to own. He open a workshop to build and sell this new inventions - part sculpture, part musical instrument - which make exotic, unexpected and delightful noises. read more
Describes various aspects of life in Europe during the eighteenth century including new discoveries and inventions, social structu...re, education, religion, government, entertainments, and industry and trade. read more
Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. This stunning full-colour edition from the bestselling Cambridge School Chaucer ...series explores the complete text of The Merchant;s Prologue and Tale through a wide range of classroom-tested activities and illustrated information, including a map of the Canterbury pilgrimage, a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words and suggestions for study. Cambridge School Chaucer makes medieval life and language more accessible, helping students appreciate Chaucer;s brilliant characters, his wit, sense of irony and love of controversy. read more
Catan Gallery Family Edition Game: Awarded with "Game of the Year" honors in Germany, the United States and a host of other countr...iesThe Catan Family Edition is designed for 2 to 4 playersPlay time runs between 60 to 90 minutesBegin a quest to settle the island of CatanGuide brave settlers to victory by using clever trading and shrewd developmentUse resources to build roads, settlements, cities and key cultural milestonesGet resources by rolling the dice, or by trading with other playersOpponents can block your way, or the robber can strike and steal hard-earned goodsCatan Board Game includes a 6-piece reversible board read more
Normandy depicts the planning and execution of Operation Overlord in 96 full-color pages. The initial paratrooper assault is shown..., as well as the storming of the five D-Day beaches: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword. But the story does not end there. Once the Allies got ashore, they had to stay ashore. The Germans made every effort to push them back into the sea. This book depicts the such key events in the Allied liberation of Europe as: 1. Construction of the Mulberry Harbors, two giant artificial harbors built in England and floated across the English Channel so that troops, vehicles, and supplies could be offloaded across the invasion beaches.2. The Capture of Cherbourg, the nearest French port, against a labyrinth of Gennan pillboxes.3. The American fight through the heavy bocage (hedgerow country) to take the vital town of Saint-Lô.4. The British-Canadian struggle for the city of Caen against the “Hitler Youth Division,” made up of 23,000 seventeen- and eighteen-year-old Nazi fanatics.5. The breakout of General Patton’s Third Army and the desperate US 30th Division’s defense of Mortaine.6. The Falaise Pocket, known as the “Killing Ground, ” where the remnants of two German armies were trapped and bombed and shelled into submission. The slaughter was so great that 5,000 Germans were buried in one mass grave. 7. The Liberation of Paris, led by the 2nd Free French Armored Division, which had been fighting for four long years with this goal in mind. read more
Catan Dice Game Clamshell Edition: Take Catan on the go1-4 players20-40 minutesAge range: 7 to 99 years
"The Merchant of Venice, " one of the Bard's most enduring plays, explores themes of forgiveness, prejudice, and fairness, all of ...which remain vital topics today. In the Manga Shakespeare version, the setting and themes of the play take on new meaning as adapted by the artists guiding the series. Whether readers are fans of the Bard or of manga, this is a story that will captivate and engage, even after four hundred years. read more
Thrust back into the cryptic world of Cania Christy, Anne Merchant finds herself tangled in a mystic plot she can't escape
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pag...es, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. read more
Children enjoy learning about cultures that differ from what they are accustomed to. A Nations of Europe picture book opens the do...or to new experiences, and introduces children to new ideas and concepts through learning about the differences and commonali read more
Author: Aloian, Molly/ Kalman, Bobbie/ Briere, Marie-Josee (TRN)Book Type: ENLanguage: FRENCHPublish Date: 2012/09/15Publisher Nam...e: Crabtree Pub Co read more