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Animal Spelling Puzzles This pre-reading spelling puzzle game will teach a child the three-letter name of an animal friend. There are 10 spelling puzzles, each with 3 puzzle pieces bearing letters that makes up the animal’s name. Only the correct pieces will fit together, and with illustrations and color to guide the way, the puzzles are self-correcting. These three-piece puzzles are of the sturdiest materials and are designed with both beauty and skill development in mind
Match the words that sound the same. When children recognize words that rhyme they’ve mastered a critical auditory pre-reading skill. When the two puzzle pieces are connected, the printed words are side-by-side, reinforcing the awareness that groups of letters are associated with the rhyming sounds. This game promotes that knowledge with familiar words and appealing pictures. Matching house to mouse and truck to duck offers reinforcing repetition in a game that everyone enjoys.
QUIDDLER, The SHORT Word Game, is a perfect word game for all generations. Players must combine their entire hand into one or more words trying to use the highest point value letters. QUIDDLER challenges you to do this first with three cards (round one), then with four, on up to ten cards in the last round. There are two bonuses, one for the longest word and one for the most words
Language Arts and Story Telling
Tell Tale Tell Tale is the unique storytelling game where your imagination comes to life. You will take a journey into storyland as you improvise and listen to stories based on a variety of images. The 60 charming cards will take you to unexpected situations with surprising characters. Do you ramble on? Packaged in a sturdy round tin, the game is easy to take anywhere you go, and all you need to play is the cards and your imagination. With unlimited possibilities and four variations to spice up the game, Tell Tale unlocks the creativity within everyone. Bedtime is always a special cherished moment to share with your kids... Tell Tale offers a new option to traditional storybooks; your little one can choose a few of these images for you to tell bedtime stories!
Journey into the fantastic world of fairy tales with 120 inspiring images. In this story telling game, players spin stories with the likes of wizards, princesses, castles, forests, unicorns and dragons. Lay out a story board, build on another player’s tale, or improvise with random cards. The instructions include four ways to play. Perfect for bedtime story telling!
Rory's Story Cubes is a pocket-sized creative story generator, providing hours of imaginative play for all ages. With Rory's Story Cubes, anyone can become a great storyteller and there are no wrong answers. Simply roll the cubes and let the pictures spark your imagination! Play with them solo or combine both sets to kick-start your creativity and set your imagination in motion. Rory Story Cubes features a variety of story images. Rory Story Cubes Actions features images depicting verbs. Rory Story Cubes Voyages features images pertaining to travel adventures. Different Game play ideas are featured in Original Actions and Voyages for added variety.
Mystery in the Forest Tell Me a Story Cards Storytellers will find plenty of images to develop a mystery and solve it, too. Will they connect the squirrel eavesdropping on chipmunks with the squirrel hiding golden coins under his acorns? Which happened first? Recurring characters, locations and props encourage linking the cards in endless combinations for fresh, new stories every time it’s played.
Fairy Tale Mix-up Tell Me a Story Cards Charming fairy tale characters, locations, and iconic objects can be arranged and rearranged to create logical and/or hilarious tales. Kids will build critical thinking skills when they devise a way to incorporate a fire-breathing dragon and a flask of magic potion into their tale of a clever boot-wearing cat.
Circus Animal Adbenture Create a Story Cards Brandon Reese_s circus animals inspire action-packed stories of adventure and mishap. Stilt-walking cats might find mischief despite the ringmaster's best intentions. . Will all be put right by the time of the Big Top performance? Only the storyteller knows.
Forest Adventure Magnetic Make Me a Story A forest, fairies, woodland creatures, are some of the magnetic features you’ll use to spin your fairy tales, complete with twists and plot details. So get your board, and start the show, the cast can’t wait, come on, let’s go! Magnetic story board and easel with 32 creative magnets.
Dixit Dixit is the lovingly illustrated game of creative guesswork, where your imagination unlocks the tale. In this award-winning board game, players will use the beautiful imagery on their cards to bluff their opponents and guess which image matches the story. Guessing right is only half the battle – to really succeed, you’ll have to get your friends to decide that your card tells the story! Every turn, the storyteller will call out a short phrase or word to match the image on his card. Then each player will choose the card that most closely matches that phrase, and then everyone must guess which card the storyteller saw when he invented his brief tale. Correctly guess the storyteller’s card, and you’ll move ahead. Convince everyone else that your card is best, and you’ll do even better. Dixit is a wonderfully simple game, playable by nearly anyone with whom you share a common language. With a fantastic range of beautiful illustrations and rules that can be understood by children and adults alike, Dixit will appeal to anyone with an imagination. It’s no surprise that Dixit won the Spiel de Jahres award for game design in 2010. It is brilliant and simple, beautiful and imaginative, and fun for all.
Here is the perfect collection for any teacher who needs a sourcebook of great traditional stories for children aged 5 to 11 to work from. This book is a handy one-stop shop of 147 stories to retell, with an index linking all the stories to topics, values, plot types, genre, age group and country of origin. The stories come with extensive sources and alternate print and web versions for teachers to use when working with the stories. All are written in the storyteller’s voice, for easy retelling by teachers and students. Stories come with tips for telling and may be photocopied within the school.
This handbook describes a revolutionary way of delivering primary education. In a storytelling school all children learn to be storytellers, retelling and improving stories from memory as a way of learning both language and subject content across the curriculum. Children graduate with a repertoire of their own stories to tell. This approach has been shown to raise standards and fire imaginations in schools throughout the UK.
This practical and inspirational book introduces readers to the value of storytelling throughout life, discussing the importance of traditional tales, and how they can transform our lives from childhood through to old age. Children develop emotional intelligence by being immersed in stories that deal with the challenges they face in growing up. Josie Felce discusses the use of stories in the Waldorf school curriculum, and hopes to pass on this wisdom to a wider audience. She goes on to discuss the therapeutic value of stories throughout our adult lives, how they help us to approach challenges creatively, giving examples of how stories can be used for group-development sessions.
Healing Stories for Challenging Behaviour offers a creative approach to helping children who are facing trauma or other difficulties in their life. This collection of modern and traditional folk tales includes stories for behavior difficulties, such as dishonesty, stealing, bullying, and fighting. Also included are stories to help with challenging situations such as moving to a new house, a new baby in the family, nightmares, illness, and grieving.
What is so special about telling stories? Unlike reading from a book, one’s arms are free to gesture and use props—or give a tickle. Above all, one can make eye contact and see and respond to a child’s reactions. This collection of classic tales includes advice on how to tell stories to children—how to establish a routine, create a mood, involve children, and personalize stories. The stories are suitable for children three to seven years of age. Many are old favorites that are told regularly in kindergartens, nurseries, and schools—tales about magical creatures and exotic animals, as well as stories from everyday life. Many people believe they cannot tell stories. Beatrys Lockie, however, believes firmly that everyone is a storyteller, though it may take a little practice.
This nine-week writing course follows a path through the realms of nature, from mineral to plants, animal, and people. By exploring the qualities of each, Words in Place encourages the writer to find a unique, authentic voice and to forge a new relationship the inner and outer worlds. Paul Matthews offers a rich variety of creative techniques and exercises, including "haiku hikes," word and story games, written conversation, collaborative writing, and "tiny tales."
Write a to-do list for a villain. Describe your dream tree house. Create a haiku about your shoes. Young writers will get their creative juices flowing with this collection of smart, funny, and thought-provoking writing exercises. Kids can open to any page to find inspiration, express themselves, and jump-start their literary genius.
Here are 712 more witty, outrageous, and thought-provoking writing prompts for fans of the superpopular 642 Things to Write About—all guaranteed to get the creative juices flowing: from listing childhood hiding places and describing the sensation of falling asleep to creating memorable characters, unusual fortune cookie messages, and mash-up movie plotlines. A great gift for avid authors, occasional journalers, and casual writers in search of a spark of inspiration.
Perfect for individual inspiration or as an after-dinner game with friends or family, Haikubes is a set of 63 word cubes that is attractive enough to display on the coffee table. Simply roll the cubes and use the words that come up to create an expressive haiku. Includes two cubes with inspirational cues to help guide the haik
French Flash Cards These cards introduce French with eight basic vocabulary words in each of seven categories: nature, vehicles, market, animals, clothing, colors and home. Each card is printed with the word, an illustration of the word, and the word in a sentence. In French on one side of the card and in English on the reverse. Directions as well as suggestions for using the cards as starting points for storytelling and play acting, and honing categorization skills are included.
Learn French with Spot it! Basic French! This educational game features universal images and French words. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. Spot it to win! Players search for matches between a word and its corresponding picture, between two pictures, or between two words. While the repetition solidifies word recognition, the pictures support reading comprehension
Spanish Flash Cards 56 flash cards teach basic Spanish words about nature, animals, clothing, colors, things in the home, vehicles, and things at market. Each word is boldly illustrated and used in a sentence in English on one side and Spanish on the reverse. Directions are included for ways to use the cards to introduce and reinforce Spanish vocabulary as well as suggestions for using the cards as starting points for storytelling and play acting, and honing categorization skills.
Learn Spanish with Spot it! Basic Spanish! This educational game features universal images and Spanish words. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. Spot it to win! Players search for matches between a word and its corresponding picture, between two pictures, or between two words. While the repetition solidifies word recognition, the pictures support reading comprehension
Counting Animal Puzzle This counting puzzle game will teach a child the numbers 1–10 and how to spell each number. There are 10 counting puzzles, each with 3 puzzle pieces bearing letters that makes up the number, with corresponding illustrations to guide the way. Only the correct pieces will fit together so the puzzles are self-correcting. These three-piece puzzles are of the sturdiest materials and are designed with both beauty and skill development in mind.
Make a Pie (Fraction Game) This simple game of fractions takes the confusion out of fractions, because each pie piece adds to the whole pie. Handling the fractions and seeing how they are portions of the total makes the concept more understandable. Pies of different flavors are divided into halves, thirds, fourths, eighths and sixteenths.
SET is a board game where any table becomes the board. It is a highly addictive, original game of visual perception. The goal is to be the first to see a SET from the 12 cards laid face up on the table. A SET is three cards that are either all the same or all different in each individual feature. With no turns and no luck, SET is challenging, fast and fun
Solve math, build traps, and block your way to the ancient Japanese Treasure! Complete all four Ninja Challenges to earn the quest items needed to unlock the Golden Dragon. It won’t be easy, as the Ninja Challenges will challenge your Ninja mind and the other Ninjas will be setting traps along the way. Remove the traps and race to the Golden Dragon to win!
Uh-oh! The Robin placed numbers on the bottom of his eggs and mixed them all up in his nest! Can you get the sum of your eggs as close to the number on the rolled die while following the sometimes silly rules on the drawn card? The blue eggs have positive numbers while the green eggs have negative numbers. You'll need both as you add and subtract to your total while trying to remember which egg is which!
Sumoku is a unique crossword-style game with numbers. Players add up their numbered tiles to a multiple of the number on the die. Scores grow with every connected row and column. With 5 game variations and endless challenges, the fun quickly adds up with Sumoku! Includes 96 numbered tiles, 1 die, and a canvas zippered pouch.
Making math a meaningful and memorable event in a young child's life is all important. This book will help you to do it! All recent brain development illustrates that movement is the key to a rich and fully developed skill set in children. Music and rhythm have been shown to light up the whole brain and to help children understand and apply complex math concepts. The many ideas, imaginative games and activities described by this experienced Waldorf teacher hold the key to "Aha!" moments
Geometry is both elegantly simple and infinitely profound. People in many professions find that they need to be able to draw geometric shapes accurately, regardless of artistic ability. In Drawing Geomentry, Jon Allen shows readers how to draw two-dimensional geometric shapes in simple step-by-step instructions and provides step-by-step instructions for constructing two-dimensional geometric shapes, which can be readily followed by a beginner. The book also serves as an invaluable source book for students and professionals.
From the simplest observations in nature to detailed measuring of intricate forms, we find geometry everywhere in the world around us. In this magnificent book, John Blackwood explores various kinds of symmetry in diverse realms of nature. He considers the fundamental forms of minerals, plants, animals, and humans, before looking at spirals, vortices, buds, and other complex shapes. Using projective geometry as a basis, he shows how many forms in nature are generated by the same basic geometrical process, but significant disparities lead to the wondrous variety found in our universe. Fully illustrated more than five hundred photographs, drawings, and diagrams, this book is both beautiful and inspiration
Stepping Into Science Begin a lifetime of scientific investigation and understanding with 25 fun experiments in five key areas: nature, physics, chemistry, air, and water. Learn what plants need to grow, build a barometer, see how water climbs, and investigate plant propagation. Discover how a magnifying glass enlarges, how colors mix, how static electricity attracts, how sundials tell time, and how a motion picture works. Investigate air pressure, air flow, hovercraft, paper airplanes, and suction. Write secret messages, float a paper clip, blow super bubbles, observe capillary action, and test displacement. Build a soap-driven boat, mix oil and water, experiment with evaporation, paint with sugar, and watch a balloon inflate itself
The twelfth kit in the Little Labs line, Intro to Engineering welcomes young children to the field of engineering with 25 experiments and building projects in five sections. By engaging in hands-on activities, children will learn how engineers apply their scientific and technical knowledge to design machines and devices.
Elements of Science Investigate the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry, and physics by conducting more than 100 fun experiments. A broad yet elaborate introduction to the physical and life sciences, this kit is intended to expose children to the full spectrum of science and show firsthand how these three core disciplines interrelate.
Spectacular Science This chemistry set contains the lab equipment, materials, and chemicals you need to put on your own science show. A special 64-page, full-color, comic-book style manual guides you through the preparation and performance of 25 shows. The manual instructs you how to conduct each experiment, explains what is happening scientifically, and gives you stage directions for executing it smoothly and safely like a professional. Special cue cards are also included to help you remember your lines and each experiment's procedure.
Milestones in Science Journey on an active research expedition through the history of science and technology. Learn about famous scientists and inventors, like Archimedes, Copernicus, Einstein, Watt, and Darwin, as you reproduce their ground-breaking experiments. Read about each scientist and their times, what they did and how they did it, and then see it yourself firsthand! From the Stone Age to modern times, the history of science comes to life in front of you in this tangible, hands-on format. This comprehensive kit covers the accomplishments of over 140 scientists and civilizations.
Play the role of archaeologist as you explore this pyramid model and the treasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to decipher the secret to unlocking the pyramid, use tools and techniques similar to those of a real archaeologist to carefully excavate a sarcophagus and four canopic urns from the hardened sandy catacomb inside. Practice the best techniques for excavating an archaeological site, such as digging, troweling, screening, brushing, and record keeping.
Build your own microscopes, telescopes, and binoculars with this unique optical construction kit. This innovative kit teaches young scientists how microscopes and telescopes work by letting them build these scopes from simple, reconfigurable parts. Discover first-hand how lenses bend light and learn how they can be combined together to make images larger and clearer for different applications.
Construct 12 models and conduct experiments with them to learn about forces and simple machines. Each model demonstrates a fundamental idea in mechanical physics. For example, you can build a balance scale to learn about lever arms, a freight elevator to learn about pulleys, and a bicycle to learn about wheels. Construct a spinning motion picture machine to learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, and a geared transmission to learn about gears. Build a simple spring scale to measure the forces acting on your models and an inclined plane to learn about normal force and gravitational force. Make a water wheel powered crane and a catapult to learn about the transfer of energy. Finally, put your physics knowledge to the test by building a sailing land yacht and a rubber band powered dragster.
Remote Control Machines Build your own motorized vehicles and machines and control them with a wireless remote control unit. A unique six button infrared remote allows you to control three different motors simultaneously, moving each of them forward or in reverse, with easy-to-activate touch sensors. The three motors can be combined to make complex vehicles and machines in numerous configurations limited only by your imagination.
Air + Water Power Construct 15 models including a truck, excavator, radar car tank, antique car, helicopter, motorbike, backhoe, rocket car, forklift, roadster, propeller plane, grinder, and cutting machine. The water-jet propelled cars are a fun outdoor activity, while the self-contained hydro-pneumo powered models are fun both indoors and out.
Eco-Battery Vehicles With this kit, you can build and experiment with a new type of environmentally friendly "fuel cell" to learn about electrochemical cells and BEV's. The battery is a metal-air electrochemical cell, a type of battery that is widely used in small scale devices. It is ideal for demonstrating battery technology because it does not use any harmful chemicals: it uses only magnesium plates, salt water, and the oxygen in the air to generate electricity. Moreover, magnesium is considered an eco-friendly renewable fuel because it could be harvested cleanly from ocean water.
Wind Power 2.0 Build wind-powered generators to energize your electric vehicles and charge your rechargeable batteries! The wind spins the turbine, which turns an electric generator, which in turn charges your rechargeable AA batteries. You can then use those wind-charged batteries to power the model vehicles you build. The six models include a glider, sail car, jet car, tractor, race car, and tricycle.
Powerhouse With this kit, you can learn about alternative energy and sustainable living by conducting 100 experiments and building energy related models. Build the Power House and then conduct experiments in and around the house. Learn about energy-efficient construction materials and passive house design. Experiment with heating, cooling, conduction, convection, and insulation. Investigate Earth's climate, the water cycle, and that inexhaustible power plant in the sky: the sun. Test passive solar collection methods with a solar collector. Build wind turbines to extract energy from the wind. Construct a greenhouse and learn about the energy conservation tricks used by plants. 100 experiments.
This kit provides the tools and instructions to experiment and learn firsthand how electronics work. The innovative snap-together blocks in this kit are specially designed to make learning electronics fun and accessible. The electronic components in this kit include capacitors, resistors, transistors, and more.
Electricity & Magnetism Conduct more than 60 electrifying experiments with circuits and magnetic contraptions to learn about electricity and magnetism, and how these two fundamental properties are closely related. Children eight and up can safely and easily experiment with electric current and magnetic fields using the colorful snap-together blocks and components in this hands-on kit.
Based on the bestselling children’s book The Dangerous Book for Boys, this kit presents electronics every kid should know through fun, engaging, and impressive experiments and activities. Learn about electric current and electrons. Conduct hair-raising experiments with static electricity. Read a brief history of the research and discoveries associated with electricity and electronics.
Explore the fascinating world of chemical reactions that produce light, called chemiluminescence. Mix up a magical blue light in a test tube using the glowing chemical luminol and other substances. With some cool chemical reactions, even coins and radishes begin to glow. You will discover how the natural world is full of luminous mysteries: bright spots on bananas, fluorescent chestnut bark, and glowing creatures in the sea. Experiment with the special ultraviolet lamp to reveal things that would otherwise be invisible. Learn about the electromagnetic spectrum, including visible and invisible light. Experiment with glow-in-the-dark plastic. Build a fun glowing puppet theatre to play around with glowing pigments and discover real-world applications for glowing chemistry.
Chem C2000 Use heat to experiment with filtering and separating mixtures, combustion, and electrochemical reactions. Learn how to work with indicators and stronger acids and bases. Explore elements and compounds, including the chemical and physical properties of water, carbon dioxide, oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. Discover atoms and molecules. Inspect soaps and household cleaners and much more. 250 experiments!
TK2 Scope Embark on a guided journey through the microscopic world, revealing its hidden creatures and unseen structures with the new TK2 Scope. First, learn how to use the microscope and all of its parts, then become familiar with your scope by examining some prepared slides. Now, you are ready to take off on a guided investigation of plant and animal specimens that you gather and prepare yourself. This kit gives you the tools, knowledge, and skills you need to view virtually any specimen you can find.
Perfume Science This kit is a complete perfumer’s laboratory including eight perfume oils, finishing solution, decorative flacons and important tools of the trades. The oils are the same as those used in high-quality designer perfumes. The 32-page, full-color book blossoms with information about the biology of smell, the chemistry of scents, the fine fragrance industry, and the history of perfumes.
Grow dozens of dazzling crystals and conduct 15 illuminating experiments with this classic science kit. Experiment with four chemically different crystals each with different properties, including potassium alum crystals that form regular octahedrons, rapidly growing sodium sulfate crystals, long needle-shaped sodium acetate crystals, and plaster which is made from gypsum crystals.
Earth is constantly changing. Massive pieces of its outer layer are slowly sliding under, over, away from, or past each other. Earthquakes shake the continents and oceans, and volcanoes spew out the molten insides of our planet. By studying these awe-inspiring and devastating natural phenomena, you can learn more about the inner workings of Earth.
Space Exploration Blast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it with a wide array of cosmic experiments. Launch three types of rockets using balloons and chemical reactions to learn about rocket propulsion. Build a telescope and star map to investigate the stars and constellations. Assemble a model of the solar system and learn about the planets that share it. Includes 22 experiments.
This kit is, in fact, rocket science. But that doesn’t mean it’s difficult or boring! Physics comes alive in this action-packed series of experiments centered around a specially-designed “stomp-on” rocket launcher with three foam rockets. Launch water- and air-powered rockets to learn about action and reaction forces. Build a balloonpropelled rocket, boat, and race car. Play a game to try to hit target “planets” with the foam rockets. Explore the physical principles of gravity and inertia. Learn about air pressure. Read up on the different vehicles humans have used to escape Earth’s gravitational pull
Astonish yourself with optical illusions and amazing visual phenomena as you explore the science of human perception in this fascinating kit. Experiment with light and the color spectrum by building a color wheel, a fiber optic peacock, and diffraction glasses. Learn how the eye and a camera are similar and how they are different. Build a camera obscura and pinhole glasses. Investigate lenses and light refraction. Experiment with spatial vision and depth perception with 3D glasses and an Ames room model. Find your blind spot and watch things disappear.
Electric motors and generators are in countless devices, appliances, and vehicles we use every day. They are an essential technology in our modern world. With this kit, you can conduct 25 experiments to learn how an electric motor converts electricity into motion, and how an electric generator does just the opposite, converting motion into electricity.
This Land is Your Land 100 Piece USA Map Puzzle. Also available as a laminated map What makes our country so special and great? Just look at this map of the United States! You don't need a plane or a train or a carTo learn all about it, and find where YOU are! 100 Piece Puzzle. Made from thick sturdy board with beautiful finish.
10 Days in Europe You have 10 Days in Europe-- touring by plane, shop, or on foot. Chart your course from start to finish using destination and transportation tiles. With a little luck and clever planning, you just might outmaneuver your fellow travelers. The first traveler to make connections for a ten day journey wins the game.
This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis. It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and cultural interest, eminent personalities, iconic animals and plants, cultural events, and many more fascinating facts associated with every region of our planet.
Painting and drawing are key artistic expressions and play important roles in children's physical, emotional, and spiritual development. This comprehensive teachers' guide provides a complete artistic curriculum for Waldorf school classes 1 to 8 (ages 6 to 14). At each stage, the book shows the skills that teachers can help children to develop. Included are 280 practical exercises for teachers, and more than 800 children's drawings and paintings that serve as inspiring examples of artistic possibilities. The curriculum moves from free to guided color exercises and precise perspective drawing.
Drawing with Hand, Head, and Heart is a practical, hands-on guide to the art of drawing and to the process of visual thinking as a part of our full, rich human intelligence. Collected and developed over many years of classroom experience, the exercises show teachers, parents, and students of all ages how to learn to draw simply and naturally, as a child would learn to draw. Many of the ideas in this book have grown out of the educational methodology of Waldorf education, resulting in a complete drawing curriculum that is in harmony with the stages of learning the child and young adult naturally go through.
ART, the ultimate visual guide to 2,000 of the world's most revered paintings and sculptures, begins with a short section on how to look at paintings and sculpture, explaining the simple steps of formal analysis that swiftly become automatic and greatly increase and inform your enjoyment of art. The main part of the book is a 540-page chronological look at more than 700 artists. This section is subdivided into the main periods of art history with introductions to each period or art movement that explain the key elements and influences of the time. With several paintings by each major artist, this section is a joy to dip into or study in more depth. Key paintings are examined in detail to help you understand the artist's intentions, style, and method. Thematic galleries are interspersed, showing how artists from different periods and places treat the same subject matter, such as landscape, nudes, or animals
Art That Changed the World tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution. Each section features a lavish double-page image of an influential painting that defines each artistic style. Seminal works of genius are portrayed in their historical context, with attention paid to the culture of the time and the lives of their creators
I Heart Design Activity Journal, an exciting collaboration with Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum, introduces historical and contemporary design to the younger set. The 64 full-color pages are filled with guided activities to draw, color, and design. Explore the museum's objects and unleash your creativity while at home or on the go!
Get a hands-on art history lesson with these giants of the art world, shrunk down to paper-doll form. Illustrator Kyle Hilton expertly captures the essence of such masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Henri Matisse, Jackson Pollock, and more. Educational trivia and unique accoutrements accompany each artist. Art history has never been so fun!
6 Puzzles In One! Puzzle Blox contains 130 cubes that form 6 of the most famous paintings in history. To solve a puzzle, select an image from the included picture cards and place it into the case. Then rotate and rearrange the cubes on top of the image so that they exactly recreate the painting. Sounds easy, but even master puzzlers will find it a challenge
A follow-up to the wildly popular 642 Things to Draw, this guided sketchbook offers a whole new batch of offbeat, clever, and endlessly absorbing drawing prompts. From the deceptively simple (how to sketch dust bunnies?) to the refreshingly quirky (a boom box, a nose), this addictive journal is packed with inspiration for budding artists and experienced sketchers alike
A follow-up to the smash-hit 642 Things to Draw, this wild and wonderful assortment of locations to sketch will send casual doodlers and serious artists, armchair travelers and seasoned globetrotters on a creative adventure—be it to remote locations ("Mt. Fuji wrapped in mist"), just down the hall ("under your bed"), or to the height of their imaginations ("over the moon").
A rolling pin, a robot, a pickle, a water tower, a hammock, a wasp, a safety pin, a kiss. Budding artists and experienced sketchers alike will find themselves invigorated by this collection of offbeat, clever, and endlessly absorbing drawingprompts. Some are deceptively simple (just try drawing a bicycle!), some are conceptually mind-bending (sketching the sound of girlish laughter?), and some are refreshingly basic (the only hard thing about drawing an egg is deciding how you want it to be cooked). Hip and helpful, 642 Things to Draw is the perfect inspirational sketchbook, sure to entertain and provoke the imagination of anyone ready to pick up a pencil
Discover great art as you play "Go Fish" and memory games. For each playing card in the deck, there is a two-page spread in the full color companion art book, filled with fun facts about the artists, the stories behind each painting, and the times in which they lived. Discover the art of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and others.
Learn about great art as you play "Go Fish" and memory games. For each playing card in the deck, there is a two-page spread in the full color companion art book, filled with fun facts about the artists, the stories behind each painting, and the times in which they lived. Discover the art of Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, Seurat and many more.
Discover art of the great museums of the world as you play 5 fun card games, including "Memory," "Old Maid," and 2 new matching games for children of different ages. Turn your next visit to the art museum into a treasure hunt with this deck of 48 cards featuring exciting modern artists from the Museum of Modern Art. Includes paintings by Picasso, Matisse, Monet, Cézanne, Klee, and many more
Matisse's Red Studio was a breakthrough in modern art with its flood of vibrant red color and white sketch lines. The different perspectives Matisse used have been studied and debated by artists since the painting first debuted in 1911. The Red Studio Master Kitz includes all the tools your child needs to create their own masterpiece along with learning materials to deepen their understanding of the Red Studio and its impact on modern art.
Sunflowers have been become an iconic symbol of van Gogh's work. Many of his Sunflower paintings were done in the Yellow House in Arles and were used to decorate the room he created for Gauguin. The vibrant colors and simplistic beauty of the paintings have led many artists to try and duplicate their beauty. The Sunflowers Master Kitz includes all the tools your child needs to create their own Sunflowers masterpiece and the learning materials to deepen their understanding of van Gogh the artist and the time he spent in Arles.
The Starry Night would have been just another landscape if it were not for van Gogh’s swirling layered brush strokes that make the painting come alive. The Starry Night Master Kitz includes all the tools your child needs to create their own Starry Night masterpiece and learning materials to deepen their understanding of the original painting
Monet's Water Lilies has inspired art students of all ages and abilities with its vibrant colors, reflections of light and natural scenery. The Water Lilies Master Kitz includes all the tools your child needs to create their own masterpiece along with learning materials to deepen their understanding of the Impressionism movment.
Three panels of sturdy, fun, colorful Picasso-inspired cut-outs to create multiple sculptures. Pablo Picasso changed how artists made “sculpture”, when he began creating his sculptures by combining odd objects and unheard of materials into one constructed piece of sculpture. This type of sculpture is called “contstruction” and now you can create your own Picasso-inspired sculpture using his method. The “Let’s explore Cubism” MasterSculpz includes three panels of sturdy, fun, colorful Picasso-inspired cut-outs to create multiple sculptures and learning materials to deepen their understanding of sculpture and Cubism.
Three panels of sturdy, fun, colorful Miró-inspired cut-outs to create multiple sculptures. Pablo Picasso changed how artists made “sculpture”, when he began creating his sculptures by combining odd objects and unheard of materials into one constructed piece of sculpture. This type of sculpture is called “contstruction” and now you can create your own Miró-inspired sculpture using Picasso's method. The “Let’s explore Surrealism” MasterSculpz includes three panels of sturdy, fun, colorful Miró-inspired cut-outs to create multiple sculptures and learning materials to deepen their understanding of sculpture and Surrealism