The Chicago River, both natural and man-made, connects the Great Lakes to the Mississippi Valley waterways. The River is unique for many reasons, one being that it is dyed green every St. Patrick's Day. Also noteworthy because of it's reverse flow, this modern engineering feat is known for it's architectural boat tour. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, this informative tour details the history and unique facts about the city, it's architecture and how it all came to be.
A busy day on Main Street USA. Mother and babies stroll by street vendors as residents peer down from windows above. A bustling scene by Beatrice Tobias drawn for the November 18, 1939 cover of New Yorker Magazine.The covers of The New Yorker have entertained and enlightened the magazine's readers for nearly a century. With unmatched visual sophistication and wit, they let no subject escape their scrutiny. A roster of extraordinary artists continues to create indelible images that are infinitely varied in style and tone, whether whimsical, provocative, serene, or lough-out-loud funny. From the iconic Eustace Tilley to spot-on images of contemporary life, The New Yorker's covers are always the talk of the town.
New Yorker Cover by Artist Beatrice Tobias, originally published on November 18th, 1939
This puzzle of a NASA JPL Visions of the Future Poster advertises the alignment of all outer planets that occurs only once every 175 years. NASA's voyager mission used gravity from each of the planets to propel it to the next. What would it be like if you could ride one of these shuttles as a tourist?
Prominently in Millennial Park, Cloud Gate has become affectionately known by visitors as the “Chicago Bean”. It is a sculpture created by artist Anish Kapoor. The sculpture was inspired by liquid mercury and reflects the Chicago skyline, while its elliptical shape distorts and twists the reflected image. Visit Millennial Park and see this unique sculpture. Enjoy a Chicago Dog in the process. Chicago Dogs are celebrities by themselves. Complete on a poppy seed bun, the all-beef hot dog is topped with yellow mustard, chopped white onions, bright green sweet pickle relish, a dill pickle spear, tomato slices or wedges, pickled sport peppers and a dash of celery salt – NO Ketchup! The Windy City is another Chicago nickname bestowed upon them from Cincinnati- not because of the weather but because of the long windedness of the politicians, dating back to the late 1800’s. Chicago is home to many political and screen celebrities of the 20th century. Take a moment to find the celebrities in the puzzle that hail from Chicago.
CTA Transit - Chicago Subway Map 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Made in the USA Recommended Age: 7+ Years Chicago Subway Map 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Finished Puzzle Size: 18"x24" Linen Style Finish to reduce glare Made in USA Recommended Age: 7+ Years
This classic activity book includes traditional Cat's Cradle techniques and bonus instructions to show you how to make string figures like Jacob's Ladder, The Eiffel Tower, and Witch's Broom. With the clearest directions around and a tie-dyed loop of string to go with them, all you need is your fingers.
You always know when Fossilly Triceratops is coming - the ground starts to wibble and wobble! This snuggly pal has soft teal fur, three squidgy snoot spikes and a very fine frill, not to mention a lovely long tail!
Flowerlette Rose is divinely demure, with blush-pink petals just waiting to bloom. With a weighted base in sagey green, squishy-soft thorns and a kindly smile, this budding buddy is a wonderful workmate.
Fossilly Brontosaurus is minty-soft, with a long, long tail and a strong stretch neck. It's handy for reaching the tasty ferns! This chunky chum loves to rumble along on squashy feet, singing a bronto-chorus!
Product Details Swellegant Kitty Cat steps onstage and swishes that long, chunky tail! Oh-so-cool in charcoal grey, this cat wears a wild mane of cream and black fur to go with her awesome boot cuffs! Swellegant Kitty Cat loves a bit of glamour, and is wearing her glittery, gorgeous collar!
Kooky Cosmetic Nail Polish is posy-pink and divinely decadent. With a suedey-soft bottle, deep grey lid, pebble cord boots and a friendly smile, this polish pal glams up any dressing table. Hands up - who's ready to vogue?
The super fun and satisfying stretch toy! Pull it, squeeze it, tug it. You won?t be able to put it down.
* Please note this product comes in assorted colors from the manufacturer. If you would like to request a certain color, please add a comment to your order. We will do our best to honor your choice, but we can not guarantee it.
Smart Stationery Pencil is a classic companion and a merry mascot for any exam! Gorgeously golden, with a suedey pink eraser, bobbly black feet and a cordy nib, this smiley sketcher is full of HB hugs!
Fossilly T-Rex loves rambling about, making big prints with those chunky feet! With soft green fur instead of scales, a squishable snoot and a long, squidgy tail, this smiley dino has teeny arms but gives Cretaceous cuddles!
Smart Stationery Notebook is full of fun ideas! This jocular jotter is snuggly in scarlet, with a silvery name badge, black binding and bookmark, and cordy liquorice boots! Ready to study? This book's got your back!
Piece together the world of Willy Wonka’s famous chocolate factory in this candy-covered 1000 piece puzzle. As weird and wonderful as Wonka’s vision, the surreal illustration references the 1971 film as well as Roald Dahl’s original book, at the same time throwing open the doors of the factory to include real-life characters (some stranger than fiction) so you can spot a kaleidoscopic cast of characters and details as you build the puzzle. From chocolate fountains and lickable wallpaper to Gene Wilder and Elizabeth II, no matter how much of a fan you are, we guarantee there will be some surprises!
Finished Puzzle Size: 19" x 27"
Recommended Age: 10+
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