It's a chilly winter evening. A northern gannet lets out a loud graaak. Swiftly and carefully, a scientist scoops the bird off the surface of the water into a net so that a team of experts can implant a high-tech tag. Scientists will track this seabird and many others to learn its movement patterns over the following years.Find out how scientists are working to ensure clean, renewable offshore wind power won't spell disaster for the millions of seabirds that play a to ensure clean, renewable offshore wind power won't spell disaster for the millions of seabirds that play a critical role in the ocean food web.… read more
Walmart recently released its top contenders for best Christmas toys of 2018, just in time for Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales. Brands like Power Rangers, Jurassic World, Transformers and Play-Doh are perennial favorites on our must-have kids toy list. But this year, we're equally excited about the comeback of Polly Pocket, as well as some newer trendy toys from Little Live Pets, Pomsie and Grumblies. Hold onto your pocketbooks and ready your wallets, because Walmart is stocked up with the most in-demand toy brands and products this year. Peruse our top kids toy choices below.
Pokémon video games are a classic favorite for kids and parents alike. The games center around fictional creatures that can be trained for battle and evolve into bigger, better versions. Pokémon games feature only mild cartoon violence, are rated E for everyone and are compatible with Nintendo gaming consoles and Android or iOS devices.
Does wearing a matching family pajama set for the holidays just sound like something your home crew would so do? Whether it's for the holiday card, the grandparents or Instagram, this is a Christmas trend the whole clan can get behind — and then get into bed! While some families have been wearing their comfy group onesies since Halloween (think: superhero pajama sets or a family of dreamy dragons), others are just getting into the flannel pajamas mode now. We've scoured through all the family pajama set reviews out there on every site from Target to Amazon to Nordstrom and can say with confidence that these cozy Disney, Harry Potter, Rudolph and Christmas-themed sets are, well, the cat's pajamas. Shop this cozy sleepwear now.
Target was a go-to for the trendiest Christmas toys last year, and you can expect even more of the same great Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on kids' favorite brands in 2018. From Air Hogs to Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol playsets, it won't be hard to fulfill your child's wish list with a shopping trip to Target. Last year, Nintendo and LEGO were favorite toymakers for Target shoppers, and this year the virtual toy chest is loaded with options from Baby Alive, KumiKreator, Crate Creatures and more. Have a look through our favorite Christmas toys from Target below.
So, your baby wants a fur baby, but they're just not ready for the real deal? Don't fret — get them a FurReal Pet! These imaginative, interactive plush animals continue their reign as one of the top-selling Christmas toys for kids in 2018. These fuzzy favorites were tops last year, and with their superior range of options, sound-and-movement combinations and adorable features, we predict they'll charm you — and Santa too! The FurReal pack includes cuties like StarLily the Unicorn, Ricky the Trick-Lovin' Pet, Ivory the Playful Tiger and many more. Amazon and Walmart both have FurReal Pets in stock at the moment, but some of the best-sellers are getting shopped-and-adopted fast. We say maybe don't wait for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, especially since you can get such sweet deals on these FurReal Pets now.
Favorite teachers deserve a little something special this time of year. It could be a gift for their desk or classroom that adds a bit of flair, or even just a relaxing item they can enjoy at home. Planners, calendars and journals are always useful, as are cute and funny gifts that make them giggle. Teachers' gifts are a thoughtful way to show your appreciation for someone — including a coach, babysitter, day care staff member or nanny — who goes out of their way to care for and brighten your child's day. Check out some of top choices for teacher Christmas gifts from Amazon, Anthropologie, Uncommon Goods and more.
Holiday toy trends for kids come and go, but there are a bunch of products on Amazon this year that we predict will remain popular for years to come. And with Black Friday deals around the corner and Cyber Monday sales hot on their heels, we expect shopping to reach peak levels earlier than ever. So get ready to stock up on the best Christmas toys now! Iconic brands like Nerf and LEGO were at the top of the list last year, but save room in your shopping cart for the latest and best new kids toys, from Fingerlings to Hatchimals to L.O.L. Surprise and more. Check out our favorite toys to buy from Amazon below.
Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
There are times when we don't want glitter or ruffles or confusing designs splattered all over our kids' clothes. That's why we love Primary. Their clothes are basic and simple and can be worn over and over again. Another reason we love Primary? They're also making Halloween easy by inspiring parents to take matters into their own hands to create clever and adorable DIY Halloween costumes without having to pick up a needle and thread. Best of all, the costumes can have a second life—the hoodie your little guy wore for his dragon costume can be the same hoodie he wears to school the following week — minus the scales, of course. Scroll to see our favorite Primary DIY costume picks, along with details on how to make them and where to buy the essential pieces.
If you're on the hunt for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for kids, have we got a gift for you! From dinosaurs to reindeers to the beloved Grinch, we've rounded up the weirdest, funniest holiday sweaters for babies, toddlers and big kids. Shop some of our favorite ugly finds for your little cutie below.
Most kids love video games — and most parents wish their kids would spend more time learning. Why not the best of both worlds? These educational video games for kids of all ages will help your little ones build usable skills like math, history, language, problem-solving and more!
Have an L.O.L. Surprise! superfan in your life? We bet you do! The tiny big-eyed dolls have become one of the hottest toys of the holiday season. In fact, the range of merchandise featuring the mini figures goes far beyond the basic ball. From the new L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise set to L.O.L. Surprise! Pets to sparkly accessories and trendy fashions, we've uncovered the coolest items any L.O.L.-loving kid will totally flip for. Many of our picks are available from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target — but you better act quick because these toys are flying off the shelves. It's no mystery who will win Christmas this year by wrapping up these fun surprises for the kiddos!
If it's time to purchase your child a phone, you need to know your options. Whether you're getting a beginner phone for your elementary-aged kid or upgrading to a more high-tech phone for your teen or tween, here are the best options.
Looking for a durable, comfortable gaming headset at a great price? Look no further! We've combed through all the options from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target to bring you the best-reviewed gaming headphone and mic sets out there. From Turtle Beach to Logitech to Razer, these sporty and stylish headsets have amazing sound quality, feel comfy after hours of game play and, best of all, cost under $100. Shop our top picks below.
Readers will learn how to make animal masks, fruity fridge magnets, and many other fun projects from this imaginative book on pape...r crafts. Step-by-step instructions and detailed photographs ensure that each craft is easily understood. Full of enough diverse projects to capture the imagination of any reader, students will remain engaged as they discover how fun a plain piece of paper can be. read more
Mythological Adventures: Dragons will take you on an amazing journey to encounter these legendary creatures.Mythological Adventure...s: Dragons offers a unique learning experience for kids as they get the chance to meet different dragons face-to-face. They'll have fun learning while they encounter Western and Eastern dragons—large and small, gentle and fierce—with vibrant illustrations and fascinating facts. Then, kids can build a diorama of their very own and add to the fantastical world of dragons. - This unique kit includes a book full of colorful illustrations and intriguing facts about dragons, plus 3-D animal models and a diorama with reusable stickers. -Explore the world of dragons and learn everything you need to know about these mythological creatures. Mythological Adventures: Dragons will take you on an amazing journey to discover the secrets of dragon lore. read more
Three orphans from Kenya embark on a desperate quest to meet the Secretary General of the United Nations in New York City and deli...ver a message they hope will help millions of homeless and hurting children in Africa. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz becomes their guidebook as they journey alone across the United States. The trio of brave travelers are orphans — one from Kenya with HIV, one blind amputee from Sudan, and one from Rwanda who hasn’t spoken for years after watching her family slaughtered—find themselves embroiled in a situation beyond their imaginations as they get close to meeting their goal. Rosa Carson, a courageous woman and photojournalist working all over the world, becomes their friend and helps them pursue their dreams of meeting the Secretary General of the United Nations. Their journey introduces them to a world they did not know existed and introduces Americans to the plight of 18 million orphans in East Africa living in poverty. This book was written with the hope of raising awareness of the millions of people in Africa who suffer the effects of malnutrition,malaria, HIV/AIDS, and the unspeakable atrocities associated with armed conflicts. You can help by doing whatever you’re able to do:send a donation, learn what’s going on, offer a home, visit the continent. For more information about ways to help and real stories of the land and people, visit www.TheLeopardTree.com and be the change you want to see in the world. Lisa Brochu and Tim Merriman have spent the last four decades helping people connect with our global natural and cultural heritage. Through their books and speaking engagements, they hope to help others to know more and do more about the daily challenges in meeting basic needs that face tens of millions of people in developing nations. When they are not traveling the globe, Tim and Lisa live in Kealkekua, Hawaii, on a small farm where they raise much of their own food. They can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. They have a blog at http://heartfeltassociates.wordpress.com. read more
Herman the Honey Badger's love of honey gets him into a sticky situation. He learns that sometimes having all you want doesn't qui...te work out they way you want it to! read more
Like an equestrian dream, this trio of horses enchants with the pure power and enduring beauty of some of nature's most beloved an...imals. Two stallions and a colt appear in all their muscular equine glory to stand as a 3-dimensional sculpture to be admired from all angles. Artist Lightfoot, known for his animal sculptures, cast these fine sculpts in quality designer resin and hand-painted them in naturalistic hues to bring out each details. This three-dimensional, museum-quality sculpt is - as you'd expect - found only at Basil Street Gallery! Large: 10½"Wx7"Dx15½"H. 6 lbs. Grand: (Shown) 16½"Wx8½"Dx22½"H. 9 lbs. read more
Long ago, when the world was still quite new, buffaloes used to eat people. It is true? The hair on their chins is hair of the peo...ple they use to eat...It is Terrible to think about those times... But the Creator saw the people's distress and decreed that a contest be held between all the two-legged and four-legged creatures. Who would win, thundering Buffalo or fleet-footed Man? None of the other animals was fast enough, and before the end, Beaver and Muskrat slipped off into a cool stream, Jack-rabbit hopped off across the plain, and Mole and Gopher tunneled underground (and may still think the race is on). The winner was decided long ago, in Sioux and Cheyenne legend. Buffalo -- who lost -- agreed to give up eating men for dinner, and thanks to the cunning of a single magpie, Man became the guardian of the natural world. read more
A retelling of the Cheyenne and Sioux myth about the Great Race, a contest called by the Creator to settle the question whether ma...n or buffalo should have supremacy and thus become the guardians of Creation. read more
The Rio Grande Games Race for the Galaxy Rebel Vs. Imperium is the second expansion for Race for the Galaxy. It delves into the gr...owing conflict between the Rebel and Imperium forces, thickening a plot that you will enjoy playing out. This expansion increases player interaction by adding takeover rules that allow players to conquer military worlds in other players' tableaus. This expansion includes new cards and two player-submitted cards. The Race for the Galaxy game allows you to interact with up to six other players, letting you entertain your friends and family. It is made for children ages 13 and up. The Race for the Galaxy card game expansion pack will add complexity to the game that you love. read more
In their fourth adventure, the Flying Beaver Brothers set off in their sailboat to enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation at... nearby the island. But the birds and bunnies who live on Little Beaver Island have other ideas. Before long, Ace and Bub find themselves embroiled in an all-out war between the feathers and the fuzz. Can the Flying Beaver Brothers bring peace to Little Beaver Island? read more
Telling the truth is difficult for some and hearing it even more difficult for others. "Racing to the Brink..." uses facts, truths... and expert analysis to explain the evolution of our American economics, its politics and especially how race, racism and cap read more
The Rio Grande Games Race for the Galaxy Rebel Vs. Imperium is the second expansion for Race for the Galaxy. It delves into the gr...owing conflict between the Rebel and Imperium forces, thickening a plot that you will enjoy playing out. This expansion increases player interaction by adding takeover rules that allow players to conquer military worlds in other players' tableaus. This expansion includes new cards and two player-submitted cards. The Race for the Galaxy game allows you to interact with read more
This Ravensburger Race to the Roof Game is a wonderful choice for families who love to play board games together. This game accomm...odates two to four players, and each game takes only about 20 minutes, making it ideal for young children who can't sit still for long periods of time. In this Ravensburger game, players race through the house that's printed on the board, and the first player to make it up to the attic wins. This game teaches recognition and association skills, so your kids can learn while having fun. No two games are ever alike, so your children won't get bored easily with this game, which is a major plus for parents. read more
When the Great Bear is stolen from Edo Castle, the samurai and the ninjas face battle once again! The Shogun has promised that who...ever finds his most prized possession will be named ruler of the Hidden Valley. The race is on and the samurai and ninja will do anything to find it first! Nab your nunchucks and shine your shuriken—another great Samurai vs Ninja battle is about to begin! read more
This Ravensburger Race to the Roof Game is a wonderful choice for families who love to play board games together. This game accomm...odates two to four players, and each game takes only about 20 minutes, making it ideal for young children who can't sit... read more
Excerpt from Bird-Lore, 1915, Vol. 17: An Illustrated Bi-Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Study and Protection of BirdsNature Study... Society of Rockford, Christmas Census, 43. Eff, Johnson and Ira Neff, Christmas Census, 39.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Set of 8 wooden paddle boat kits are fun to decorate and race! Just windup the rubber band to give you power, let go and watch the...m race away across the water! Decorate or leave natural wood. read more
Arthur and the Race to Read To raise money for a literacy drive, everyone at Arthur's school is going to run a race together. Arth...ur and his friends buddy up to train, but Fern seems uninterested in winning or even just improving her speed. Will everyone else be able to inspire her in time for Race Day? Presented in chapter-book format, for children who are ready to read on their own, this tale of competition will surely be a hit among Arthur fans. read more
Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Race to the Rescue: Two of your favorite Thomas and Friends engines Made of real wood Works great ...with any Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway set Connect to other engines with easy-to-use magnet connectors Expand your world of Thomas and Friends and create your very own Thomas adventures read more
The race is on with this Race to the Treasure Board Game for kids. Little ones try to beat the ogre to the finish line as they mak...e a path from the start to the treasure. They must collect three keys that will open the locks. If they take too long, the ogre will win. In this cooperative board game, kids strategize and work together for the common good. This helps develop math grid concepts, shared decision making and teamwork. The game is intended for two to four players and is suitable for anyone ages 5 years and up. It offers approximately 20 minutes of play time. read more
Simply a lovely addition to your home, our wind-up cuckoo clock features a traditional bird and leaf design. Crafted in the time-h...onored German style, this piece is carved of high quality hardwoods then finished in a dark brown. Golden pinecone weights are decorative, as this clock keeps time by being wound. Truly a great value. Click to order this lovely clock today and have it delivered to your home. read more
Ravensburger Race to the Roof - Can you make it to the attic before everyone else? Find out in this exciting game of recognition a...nd association. read more
Trace your way to the North Pole in this Christmas adventure!Follow the trail for a snowy adventure to the North Pole! This storyb...ook has a die-cut path so toddlers can move their fingers along the path as they meet penguins, elves, reindeer, and even Santa! With adorable illustrations and rhyming text, this trace and touch book is perfect for Christmastime reading. read more
Build wind-powered generators to energize your electric vehicles and charge your rechargeable batteries! The wind spins the turbin...e, which turns an electric generator, which in turn charges your own rechargeable AA batteries. Collect clean energy from... read more
It comes to you in New and Fresh state We are off to the races with ! horse and Derby lovers unite for this elegant collection ful...l of equestrian style. This collection takes the Triple crown with the rich browns, reds, greens, and creams of this glorious sport. fair ladies, grand champions, stunning steeds, and Derby posters fill the gorgeous imagery of this new collection. Let our products inspire your next scrapbook layout, card, album or home decor project. What you see is what you will get read more
Let them explore their love for science with this Thames & Kosmos Wind Power (V 3.0). Build a realistic wind turbine with an elect...ric generator and adjustable rotor blades to learn how to harness power out of thin air. Conduct experiments with your... read more
What bird when it flies is about the same length as a refrigerator is tall?What animal can jump up to 20 feet high, that’s as tall... as a giraffe?What bird hardly ever drinks water but like taking a bath?What wild cat weighs more than a piano?You are invited to join the safari and discover these animals and birds. Ready, set, away you go! read more