Sheep have been used as productive livestock for centuries and provide meat, skin and wool. As herbivores and ruminants they are busy with either grazing or ruminating. As there are hundreds of breeds, there can be huge differences between these mammals with regard to coat and size. Sheep weigh between 45 and 180 kilos and can reach an age of between ten and twenty years. They compensate for their limited spatial vision with excellent hearing and a very sensitive se twenty years. They compensate for their limited spatial vision with excellent hearing and a very sensitive sense of smell. In the herd, sheep usually follow the instructions of a shepherd, but they also have their own hierarchy.… read more
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
Show Santa what's up this Christmas when you gift your kids one of these so-cool stocking stuffers under $25. From robot building kits and scented markers to hi-bounce putty and slime monsters, you're sure to win Christmas with one of these great gifts.</p>
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
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.
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.
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.
Inspire creativity this holiday season with eight craft kits the kiddos will love. From customizable musical instruments to hands-on science experiments, we'll help you gift the perfect kid's kit.
From tubs and toys to soaps and shampoos, here's what your baby needs for a fun and soothing bathtime routine.
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
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.
Let your kids unwrap our favorite tech toys for this holiday season. The tech-savvy kiddo in your life will be all smiles.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
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.
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In the fight for freedom, Captain America battles foes packing an array of diabolical weapons. Fortunately, S.H.I.E.L.D. outfits C...ap with high tech gear fit for a super-soldier! When evil attacks, only your Rocket Storm Falcon figure can handle it! This Marvel Captain America Super Soldier Gear Rocket Storm Falcon Figure missile pack will take down any enemy foolish enough to stand in the way of its devastating strike. But it also lets you gear up just like your favorite patriotic Avenger, becau read more
When you think of sheep, you will usually have an animal with white, curly fur in mind. But there are always a few black sheep tha...t particularly stand out in a white herd. Their wool cannot be dyed as well as the wool of white sheep. That is where the proverbial "black sheep" comes from as a term for an outsider. But otherwise, black sheep do not differ from the white. They are just as intelligent, playful, and sociable and have a very good memory. read more
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Amisi practiced another trick she wanted to perform in front of her friends: While her horse is galloping at full speed, she now i...s able to stand on one leg before she elegantly slides back into the saddle. Every few days, Amisi comes up with a new... read more
Add some variety to play time with the Schleich Appaloosa Stallion Toy Figure. Every single Schleich figure is hand-painted and cr...afted with unsurpassed detail to create the most realistic representation. This unflinching attention to detail and true-to-life representations promotes creativity and imaginative play for kids that adds a whole new dimension to their play sessions. It is also a great way to teach your little one about different types of animals and to develop an interest in nature a read more
The Schleich Haflinger Mare Toy Figure is hand-painted and crafted with unsurpassed skill. Artisans pay fine attention to detail, ...resulting in a supremely realistic representation that captures the majesty and grace of these strong and beautiful creatures. This fine Schleich figure depicts a walking, blonde, Haflinger mare with a braided mane. This item is a wonderful way to get your child interested in nature and animals. Every animal in the set is produced with non-toxic, vegetable-based inks read more
The Schleich Lipizanner Mare Toy Figure depicts a trotting equine in painstaking detail. You will see the distinctive coloring, sh...ape and other features that make this animal stand out. Every Schleich figure is hand-painted and crafted with impressive detail to create the most realistic representation that promotes creativity and imaginative play for kids. They are produced with non-toxic, vegetable-based inks to ensure the highest level of safety for children. This toy provides a way for kids t read more
Turn play time into a wild fun time when you choose the Schleich Hanoverian Mare Toy Figure. Every single Schleich figure is hand-...painted and crafted with unsurpassed detail to create the most realistic representation. This unflinching attention to detail and true-to-life representations promotes creativity and imaginative play for kids. This animal figure is carefully produced with non-toxic, vegetable-based inks to ensure the highest level of safety for children. It is an ideal way to teach yo read more
The most famous is probably the spectacled cobra. It is named because of their showy spectacle-shaped markings on the neck hood. I...f a fakir with a "dancing" snake is shown in movies, it's usually a spectacled cobra. Another famous snakes is the King Cobra. With 5.59 meters, it is the longest venomous snake in the world. It may be surprising, but also cobras have enemies. The Indian mongoose (a small marten similar predator) is extremely nimble and outmoves the attacks of the cobra until it is exhausted and vulnerable. read more
Harbour seals are a type of pinniped, native to all the temperate seas in the north. They are small and slender animals. The males... can reach a length of 170 cm and weigh up to 100 kilograms and are thus considerably larger than the females. They live in the northern hemisphere both in the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Grown harbour seals solely feed on fish. They are clever and skilful swimmers. In some zoos, people can take a look at them doing their tricks in a seal show. read more
Although seahorses hardly look like it, they are indeed fish - from the hippocampus family to be exact. Seahorses live in tropical... and moderate seas, off the coast of south-east Australia and New Zealand. They use their curled tail to grip seaweed or other seahorses. Seahorses propel themselves very slowly with the help of their transparent dorsal fin. The tiny pectoral fin is for steering. Measures about 1.4 x 1 x 2.4 inches! read more
All Schleich figures are lovingly hand-painted with detailed modelling and allow children to learn as they play. Hens lay between ...250-300 eggs per year. read more
Schleich Baby Crocodile Toy Figure Schleich Baby Crocodile Toy Figure Product Details* Hand Painted* Highly Detailed* Fun Fact: Cr...ocodiles have a life expectancy of up to 100 years; Their impressive teeth replace themselves regularly* Crocodiles are... read more
All Schleich figures are lovingly hand-painted with detailed modelling and allow children to learn as they play. Allosaurus was on...e of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs. read more
The alligator is a dangerous predator with exceptionally strong jaw muscles. Only the white shark can bite harder than him. The in...teresting thing: only the muscles that close the jaws are extremely strong. The muscles that open the snout are so weak that they can be closed with simple tape. Compared to the saltwater crocodile, alligators are smaller and much wider. They live only in rivers and lakes in the south-eastern part of the United States and China. read more
Larinya glides peacefully on the back of her swan across the smooth surface of the lake. Lovingly she cradles a cygnet in her hand...s. She wants to show it to her sister, Larinya, who loves swans too. Together they love to spend their days with the wonderful birds, ride on their backs, and fly together over the water and look after the young. read more
Tigers, one of the most endangered animals in the world, are the largest of all living cats. They live in forests, grasslands, and... swamps where they hunt alone for animals such as deer, wild pigs, and buffalo. (They also eat smaller creatures like fish and birds or even other large predators like leopards.) They've been known to eat up to eighty pounds of meat in a single feeding! Tigers can travel for long distances and can leap as much as thirty feet in a single bound. They live alone and only come together to mate; females give birth to two or three babies at a time. Today only six remaining subspecies of tiger remain -- the Bengal, Indochinese, Malayan, Siberian, South China, and Sumatran. read more
The long, large beak is the pelican's most striking feature. When hunting fish, they use it like a large soup spoon. They scoop up... a large amount of water together with the fish, and then press the water out again. This leaves just the fish behind. The Great White Pelican has a distinctive pink ring around the eyes and pink-colored legs. The Australian pelican has the longest beak at 49 centimetres. The Dalmatian pelican is the largest. Despite its weight of 12 kilograms, it is very capable of sustained flight. 500 kilometers at a stretch are not uncommon. read more
Although alligators build a nest, they do not incubate their eggs themselves. They would break the eggshells with their extremely ...heavy weight. Instead, they collect plants that rot slowly. This does not sound very appetizing, but when the plants rot, they create warmth, thus hatching the eggs. If the temperature is less than 34 degrees, female alligators hatch. Male alligators hatch if the temperature is more than 34 degrees. The young stay around their mother for up to two years and feed on small fish, frogs or insects until they are grown. read more
Originally domesticated in Southwest Asia, China, and Europe, pigs were valuable and easy to please thanks to their adjustable nat...ure and status as omnivores. For meat, bristles, and skin, pigs were profitable in farming. Currently, in some countries,... read more
With a wing span of up to 2.6 metres, Griffon Vultures are mighty birds. As with many other species of vultures, they do not have ...a good standing from our human point of view. This is obviously due to their very exceptional appearance, with their long... read more
All Schleich figures are lovingly hand-painted with detailed modelling and allow children to learn as they play. Cats use their lo...ng facial whiskers to measure gaps. read more
All Schweich figures are lovingly hand-painted with detailed modelling and allow children to learn as they play. Utah raptor was a... fast, agile Raptor, which would hunt herbivorous dinosaurs. read more