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The Great Outdoors is nature's classroom. So help your future biologist, ecologist, or botanist learn by giving him pint-size watering cans and tools. He can also try butterfly gardens, ant farms, and flower- or herb-planting kits for real-life experimentation and exploration.
Hape
$24.99 at Target

Educo Healthy Gourmet Salad For Green Eaters Mix, toss and serve a bowl of healthy and delightful garden salad with Educo Healthy ...Gourmet Salad For Green Eaters. This pretend playset allows children to combine lettuce with vegetables, caressed by vinegar and oil with a dash of pepper. Toss it up for a lovely meal of salad or a side dish. Why You'll Love It: It's the first step taken by kids towards making a delicious salad. Age: 3 years and up Features Made of plywood, maplewood, felt, PP and water-based paints Features vegetables, salad bowl, oil and vinegar bottles and salad servers Encourages creativity and imagination Promotes social development skills ABOUT HAPE Hape was founded in 1986 by Peter Handstein in Germany after he visited hundreds of schools and talked with hundreds of educators giving him a unique understanding of the power of play. Hape Toys has since grown into one of the world's largest producers of toys made from sustainable materials. Neither culture, nor language, nor gender inhibits the intuitive process of play. All of the products meet, and more often, exceed the strictest international standards for quality and safety. But behind the innovative designs and meticulous quality lies the even stronger ethos of Hape. Our Mission Hape believes that the future begins and belongs to our children. It is our duty to leave them with infinite possibilities, not unsolvable problems. Our toys are created to inspire play, learning, and exploration of the world we live in; through responsible business practices we aspire to leave the world in a better condition than when we received it. Our Philosophy Hape toys are designed first and foremost for children. Each product is developed to enhance a child's developmental skills. Neither language, nor culture, nor gender impedes the intuitive play patterns. What children see as fun, parents and educators recognize as age-appropriate learning basics; social, sensory, physical, and emotional skills. Using natural materials, water-based paints, and strict quality and safety standards make every Hape toy an investment kids will love and parents can trust. Read More

House of Marbles
$19.49 at Amazon

<b> House of Marbles Children's Garden Tool Set </b><br><p> House Of Marbles Children's Garden Tool Set is a colorful, practical a...nd educational tool set that provides kids with all the they need to learn the basics of gardening. This is one tool set that makes gardening really easy and exciting for kids. </p><br><b> Why You'll Love It: </b> This set introduces kids to the simple joys of gardening and brings young gardeners closer to nature. <br><br><b> Age: </b> 3 to 7 years <br><br><b>Features</b><ul><li> 100% metal tools </li><li> Lightweight and durable </li><li> Ergonomic child-friendly grip </li></ul><b>Includes: </b>Spacious water-resistant carrying bag <br><BR>Recommended Ages:3 ? 7 Read More

SelectSoft Publishing
$2.99 at Walmart

Fun FilledScienceExperiments for Kids Product Information The fascinating world of biology is yours to discover in theinteractiveC...D-ROM Kids Science: Biology. Kids will learn all about the ways plantsand insects grow, adapt, heal, andreproducein a va Read More

Melissa & Doug
$14.99 at Kohl's

The See Inside ABC puzzle goes from letter A-Z with beautiful full-color illustrations under each piece. This puzzle makes learnin...g easy and fun! In 1989 The Melissa & Doug Company started in the garage of the home where Doug grew up! Thanks to your support, the Melissa & Doug Company grew and was able to move into a real office down the road. Their philosophy has remained the same over the years-to make each and every customer a happy and permanent member of the Melissa & Doug family, while offering products with tremendous value, quality and design. Melissa & Doug have always welcomed customer suggestions, and they continually strive to make improvements to their products. Melissa & Doug are honored by the faith you place in them and view it as their responsibility to continue to earn your trust in the years to come! Melissa and Doug range of products include puzzles, preschool, play food, puppets, stuffed animals and gardening toys. Read More

University Games
$14.99 at Target

Find Board Games at Target.com! Your child will learn about chemistry, biology and other sciences with the University Games Totall...y Gross Game. Kids roll the dice, travel around the game board and answer questions along the way. With every correct answer, they score points. Totally Gross: The Game of Science has a playing time of 30 minutes or less. It's designed for children ages 8 and up. This educational game can be played by 2 to 4 people at a time. Gender: Unisex. Read More

Scientific Explorer
$29.99 at Target

Find Educational Kits And Learning Tools at Target.com! With 15 crystal growing activities, the Ultimate Crystal Kit from Scientif...ic Explorer?? has more crystals for kids to grow than any other kit! Kids will learn all about the various forms crystals take, and then grow any type of crystal imaginable, including giant gems, glowing geodes, and an entire crystal garden! This kit includes 13 different safe, crystal growing activities! This science kit is great for kids ages 9 and up! This set includes 2 cards, 4 containers, sodium acetate, 3 packets of monoammonium phosphate, 2 packets of alum, polyacrylamide, zinc sulfide, a bag of granite rocks, magnifier, measuring beaker, 2 petri... Gender: Unisex. Read More

Flat River Group, LLC
$18.99 at Target

Find Educational Kits And Learning Tools at Target.com! Your junior scientist will love this Science on Gardening Adventure Kit fr...om The Young Scientists Club. Your child can make a terrarium, learn about underground habitats, explore the different parts of plants, test the soil, design a mini-garden, grow all kinds of seeds, perform plant experiments, identify bugs and their habitats, make a working sun dial and more. The kit comes with 8 realistic animal footprint molds, a large colorful poster, and 80 illustrated game cards. The kit comes with mini-garden tools and a watering can. Read More

Flat River Group, LLC
$18.99 at Target

Find Educational Kits And Learning Tools at Target.com! Your junior scientist will love The Young Scientists SeriesSet 3. This set... is a collection of 3 kits: Kit 7Minerals; Kit 8Crystals, and Kit 9Fossils. These kits make the earth sciences fun. Your child can grow a salt rock garden, rock candy, and string crystals; break open a large geode and identify 5 unknown minerals using the streak, hardness, magnetic, and acid tests. The journey continues with the study of a real plant fossil. Complete this set by making a cast and a mold fossil. Gender: Unisex. Read More

Maxim Lighting
$125.99 at Target

Find Infant And Toddler Developmental Toys at Target.com! Keep your child entertained with this Maxim Garden activity cube. Featur...ing a variety of hands-on activities, this toy is sure to stimulate your little one's senses. It will also help him or her learn about shapes and colors. Gender: Unisex. Read More

Learning Resources
$19.49 $18.99 at Target

Find Educational Kits And Learning Tools at Target.com! Making learning about botany fun with this Giant Magnetic Plant Cell from ...Learning Resources. The giant cell structures illustrated on the raised foam magnets make it easy for kids to understand the anatomy of a cell. With 4 plant cell pieces and 9 dimensional organelles, this item provides a great way for a growing mind to stimulate an interest in plant life. Gender: Unisex. Read More

Step2
$219.99 $208.99 at Sears

The Step2 Great Outdoors playhouse offers a world of discovery to your little one in your very own backyard. The kid-sized door su...pplies easy access to a spacious interior for plenty of activity, while a crawl-through entrance near the grill makes sure parents know this is a kid's domain! The open layout is great and allows me to watch the play. Your little green-thumb can learn to help in the garden with the planting station and flower box that can be used to grow real vegetables and flowers. Your foodie can pretend to cook up an outdoor feast, with a grill that features click & turn knobs and accessories. Grab the bucket and explore nature with the working water pump and power wheel. The playhouse features a working door with a mail slot, and a birdhouse for a nature-lover! Great for multi child play, the Great Outdoors Playhouse is made in the USA from strong durable materials that stand up to tough kids, and, the great outdoors. Rustic decals and a 7-piece accessory set give you the tools to start your outdoor adventure, but be warned! The Great Outdoors Playhouse is so much fun, your kids might want to move in! Read More

Fisher-Price
$129.99 at Zappos

Your little one will enjoy all the colors and sounds this Jumperoo has to offer from the coos and caas of excitement when he or sh...e is bursting with joy!In the Early Learning Fun mode, cause and effect, colors, shapes, object and animal identification, and animal sounds are all introduced as baby???s jumping activates lights and three sing-along songs.Shape-sorting garden for little fingers and a farm flip book that does something different every time baby flips the page.Other fun activities include a bobbling rooster that moves when baby does, a cow with rattle beads, pop-and-play piggies, a mirror pond, and a peek-a-boo horsey along with lots more!Height adjusts as baby grows and soft spring covers keep little fingers safe.Sturdy steel frame allows baby to jump safely.Wipe clean with soap and water.Developmental Guidelines: Use only for a child who is able to hold head up unassisted and who is not able to climb out or walk.Requires 3 ???AA??? batteries.Maximum weight: 25 pounds. Meximum height: 32 inches.Width: 26.5 in Depth: 8.4 in Height: 26.1 in Weight: 22.5 pounds. Read More

Ring Stix
$19.99 at Kmart

RingStixRingStix includes Stix with professional grip to help children hold it properly. Rings are also included at the back that ...may be thrown and caught with the help of Stix. Children may play this outdoor game almost anywhere - in the garden, or parks and beaches. RingStix may be taken in water too as the ring can float. Why You'll Love It: A glow-in-the-dark ring is also included in the pack so kids may also enjoy their game in the dark. Age: 10 years and up Features Easy-to-learn outdoor gameMay be played in waterRing may go to up to 50 yardsPromotes socialization and other skillsIncludes Stix with professional gripsNormal ringGlow-in-the-dark ringStorage bagRecommended Ages:10 and up Read More

VTech
$25.99 $24.69 at Kmart

Vtech - InnoTab Software - Dora The Explorer In this exciting new Dora the Explorer educational game cartridge for the InnoTab Int...eractive Learning Tablet from VTech, your child can play three learning games that teach preschool skills such as logic, Spanish and matching using a color touch screen or tilt sensor. Kids can read along with an adventure story featuring Dora, Boots and all their friends. A pop-up dictionary features kid-friendly definitions of words found in the story to help build vocabulary. Two creative activities allow kids to play and create with Dora and creations can be saved on InnoTab's onboard memory or on an SD card (not included). 3 interactive learning games reinforce skills such as letters, shapes and counting. E-book tells the story of Dora and Boots as they set out on an adventure using fun sounds, voices and animations. Pop-up dictionary uses animated definitions to teach new vocabulary in a fun way. 2 creative activities create an adventure story and help Dora plant a flower garden. Player's creations may be saved to the InnoTab onboard memory, or SD card (sold separately). Recommended Ages:4 - 6 Read More

Spring Arbor/Ingram
$14.40 at Amazon

How long is the world's longest earthworm? How tall was a brachiosaurus? What's the average diameter of human hair? What's the cir...cumference of the earth at the equator? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about math. Packed with illustrations, Math for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach you about measurements, fractions, graphs, problem solving, and much more! Using activities that relate math to everyday life, this book will help you feel comfortable with math--right from the start. You'll make a sun clock, create a thermometer from a straw, race a paper boat, grow your own bean plant, and even play a game of ring the bottle. Each of the many problems and activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geography for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid Read More

Ravensburger
$16.33 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <h5><div id="header0"></div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text0"><p>The Mandala-Designer Collection f...rom Ravensburger is a great way to encourage your little artists to explore their creative side. The mandala is a beautiful circular art form made up of intricate shapes and patterns. Suitable for ages five and up, these outdoor mandala kits let kids create beauty on the driveway, sidewalk, or any safe paved surface.</p></div> <div class="two-third-col"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image0"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41D44p6nMfL.jpg" alt="" width="285" height="261"><div class="imageCaption">View larger</div></div> </div> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41N1X0Z4E7L.jpg" alt="" width="285" height="285"><div class="imageCaption">View larger</div></div> </div> <h5><div id="header1">Outdoor Mandala Kits Encourage Creativity</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text1"><p>The Mandala-Designer is a beautiful way to help children discover and develop their creative side. Traditionally a spiritual symbol representing the universe, the mandala has become a common word to describe any ornate circular pattern. The kits entertain kids while also stimulating their minds and helping develop fine motor skills and a sense of accomplishment. Designed specifically for outdoor use, this kit gives children the freedom to work with a large surface instead of being confined to a small piece of paper, allowing them to dream big.</p></div> <h5><div id="header2">Four Exciting Themes to Choose From</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text2"><p>Choose the theme that best matches your child's interests, or collect them all. Themes include Flowers and Butterflies, Romantic Garden, Fairy Dreams, and Animal Fun. Kids will love the variety of colors and patterns they can make, and parents and neighbors will love seeing the magical works of art kids create.</p></div> <h5><div id="header3">Fun Activity on a Sunny Day</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text3"><p>What could be more fun than coloring on a sunny day? With these Mandala-Designer kits, children can spend the afternoon absorbed in the fun of creating and recreating different mandala patterns on the driveway, sidewalk, or any safe paved surface. Setup and cleanup couldn't be easier--a bonus for parents and caregivers. The kit comes with a stencil and all the chalk your little street artist will need to get started, and cleanup is as easy as putting the tools back in the box. Best of all, the chalk washes easily from the driveway and clothes.</p></div> <h5><div id="header4">About Ravensburger</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text4"><p>Ravensburger has been connecting generations for generations. A family company since 1883, Ravensburger offers high-quality, age-appropriate games, puzzles, arts and crafts, and science activity kits that foster enjoyment, education, and family togetherness. Ravensburger is dedicated to the philosophy that starting children off early by stimulating their minds and hands helps not only develop fine motor, artistic, and exploring skills but also fosters a sense of accomplishment. Their arts and crafts kits are designed to encourage children's curiosity and sense of fantasy by giving them the tools to create everything from beautiful mandalas and beaded bracelets to colorful illustrations and watercolor paintings.</p></div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image2"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41XNPAgTOEL.jpg" alt="" width="285" height="285"></div> </div> <div class="break"> </div> <h5><div id="header5">What's in the Box?</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text5"><p>Outdoor Mandala-Designer Arts & Crafts Kit (Flowers and Butterflies) with one large mandala stencil, six colored chalks, and instructions.</p></div> <h5><div id="header6">Outdoor Mandala At-a-Glance</div></h5> <div id="list0"><ul><li>Outdoor chalk kits encourage creativity</li><li>Use on driveways, sidewalks, or any safe pavement</li><li>Helps develop fine motor skills</li><li>Suitable for ages five and up</li><li>Easy setup and cleanup</li></ul></div> </div> </div> Read More

Wow
$29.36 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 320px;"> <div id="image0"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I.../51Dg+6acahL.jpg" alt="Pretend play with magical features" height="285" width="285"><div class="imageCaption">Pretend Play with Magical Features. </div></div> </div> <h5><div id="header0">Pretend Play with Magical Features</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text0"><p>Give your toddler a chance to discover the magical, secret Flora?s Fairy Garden from WOW. Flora and her fairy friends tip-toe across lily pads and stepping stones and say hello to Francis the Frog...kisses are optional. This colorful play set is suitable for kids ages 18 months and up.</p></div> <h4><div id="header1">Product Features:</div></h4> <div id="list0"><ul><li>Waterfall pool with stepping stones</li><li>Opening garden gate with functioning swing</li><li>Rotate flower umbrella to grow flower lift </li><li>Balcony tea party with figure seats</li><li>Two removable playing figures</li><li>Suitable for ages 1.5 to 5</li></ul></div> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 320px;"> <div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/414wQ23BCOL.jpg" alt="Romantic fairy garden" height="285" width="285"><div class="imageCaption">Romantic fairy garden for toddlers and preschoolers. </div></div> </div> <h5><div id="header2">Romantic Fairy Garden for Toddlers and Preschoolers</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text1"><p>Flora?s Fairy Garden from WOW is a sturdy three-piece play set with lots of details and features that inspire your child?s imagination, creativity and curiosity. Open the garden gate and walk Flora up the stepping stones to the waterfall pool. Let her while away lazy afternoons on the garden swing and then it?s up the daisy lift to a special afternoon tea (and fairy cakes of course!) on the secret balcony with Florence the fairy.</p></div> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text2"><p>Flora?s Fairy Garden play set is designed to follow your child through toddlerhood and into the preschool years. The fun of bright colors, a waterfall with stepping stones, opening garden gate and functioning swing, rotating flower umbrella to grow flower lift and a balcony tea party with figure seats encourage fine motor control practice and sensory stimulation for toddlers. The many ways to play with the removable girl, fairy and frog inspire imagination, role-play and social interaction.</p></div> <h5><div id="header3">Toys That Don't Break Their Promises</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text3"><p>WOW toys are designed to last and support your child?s play patterns and developmental change in their toddler and preschool years. The sturdy play sets stimulate learning through long lasting, creative play with exciting features to discover which help develop and feed young imaginations. From basic motor skills to more advanced social, interactive role play, the toys provide children with a fun way to make sense of the world around them.</p></div> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text4"><p>Bright colors, sounds, and chunky shapes provide visual, auditory and tactile stimulation and powerful friction motors and moving wheels support your toddler?s weight as they learn to move around and become more mobile. WOW toys have so much character, you can enjoy making up stories as you play with your child. The removable mix & match figures and animals are perfect for little hands to grip and for developing hand-eye coordination. WOW?s many features, details, secret compartments, moving parts and removable pieces inspire your child?s curiosity and encourage problem-solving skills.</p></div> <div class="break"></div> </div> Read More

Wow
Fisher-Price
$17.93 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <div class="two-third-col"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 250px;"> <div id="image0"><img src="http://ec...x.images-amazon.com/images/I/21f9zlGgUmL.jpg" alt="" ><div class="imageCaption">Little People Growing Garden and Farm Stand has everything little ones need for imaginative play<br>View larger</div></div> </div> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 250px;"> <div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21Sr1O8DGaL.jpg" alt="" ><div class="imageCaption">Includes adorable Little People Tessa character<br>View larger</div></div> </div><h5><div id="header0">Green Thumbs Up!</div></h5> <div id="text0" class="a-spacing-small"><p>The Little People Farm Garden & Stand has everything your little gardener needs to grow vegetables and fruits and sell them at a roadside stand. There?s a garden, a water pump and bucket, a hose, a stand with room for crates of apples, corn and lettuce and a colorful spinning windmill. There?s so much to do to make a garden of beans, carrots, and tomatoes grow (not to mention the sunflowers!), and your little one will love every minute of it.</p></div> <h5><div id="header1">Planting the Seeds of Imagination</div></h5> <div id="text1" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Fruits and veggies for sale! Tessa can help your little ones pretend to ?grow? fruits and vegetables with a simple flip. They can water them, too, by pushing on the pump to fill the bucket or pretending to use the hose. When it?s time to harvest the crops, they can take the crates and place them on stand ready for sale, and?oh look?our little smiley worm friend has popped up to say hello. One day they can be the farmers selling the fruits and vegetables, and the next they can be the customers who buy them. Once they get growing, the imaginative play will, too!</p></div> <h5><div id="header2">Reaping Developmental Benefits</div></h5> <div id="text2" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Besides all the imaginative play little ones will enjoy with the Little People Farm Garden & Stand, they?ll also experience cause and effect in lots of fun ways. Flipping the buttons in the garden to make the vegetables grow. Pumping the water to ?fill? the bucket and see the sunflowers pop up. Placing food crates on the stand to see the little worm friend pop out. It all helps little farmhands discover how their actions make things happen.</p></div> <h5><div id="header3">Isn't it Amazing?</div></h5> <div id="text3" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Watching their faces light up as they explore, discover, play? all those moments when children learn best. That?s why Fisher-Price builds learning into everything we make. With playful ways to engage curious minds, exercise little bodies, and nurture budding personalities. Because nothing?s more amazing than sharing the joy of learning with your child.</p></div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image2"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21KmABn0x6L.jpg" alt="" ><div class="imageCaption">Connect to the Little People Fun Sounds Farm to expand your Little People world<br>View larger</div></div> </div> <div class="break"></div> <h5><div id="header4">Product Features:</div></h5> <div id="list0"><ul><li>Push water pump down, bucket ?fills?, flowers ?grow?</li><li>Fun ?flip-to-grow? action in veggie garden</li><li>Place food crates on the stand?a worm friend pops out</li><li>Spinning windmill</li><li>Includes Little People Tessa figure</li></ul></div> </div> <div class="break"> </div> </div> Read More

Alex Toys
$9.95 at Amazon

ALEX Toys - Early Learning, Little Hands My Sticker Art, 524W means no glue and no mess! Little ones can create (4) colorful pictu...res with hundreds of stickers in (4) fun themes: pizza, cookies, city and garden. This set comes with (4) plastic frames to display your art. The perfect way to introduce art to the very young! ALEX Little Hands is specifically designed for the physical, cognitive and practical needs of toddlers and preschoolers. With big, chunky pieces that are safe and easy to manipulate, Little Hands is perfectly suited to their abilities and attention spans. Hidden under the ?fun factor?, preschoolers are learning and improving basic skills including manual dexterity, sequential thinking and spatial relations. Most importantly, Little Hands encourages success ? a critical element for building confidence and self-esteem. ALEX Toys - Early Learning, Little Hands My Sticker Art, 524W is recommended for children age 2 and up. ALEX Toys takes the mission of providing children with quality creative products that foster personal expression and build self-esteem to heart! ALEX products are currently sold in over 80 countries worldwide in specialty toy and retail shops. Visit www.amazon.com/alex-brands for more information on Alex Brands and our best-selling line of educational and entertaining products for kids. Read More

Alex Toys
$14.35 at Amazon

The ALEX Toys - Early Learning, In My Garden Watch Me Grow Chart, 782 marks little one's growth year by year! Each measures up to ...64-inches (158-centimeters) of height. Even display special moments in the (4) photo sleeves! With beautiful bold colors, this chart includes a permanent marker to make keeping track easy. ALEX Little Hands is specifically designed for the physical, cognitive and practical needs of toddlers and preschoolers. With big, chunky pieces that are safe and easy to manipulate, Little Hands is perfectly suited to their abilities and attention spans. Hidden under the ?fun factor?, preschoolers are learning and improving basic skills including manual dexterity, sequential thinking and spatial relations. Most importantly, Little Hands encourages success ? a critical element for building confidence and self-esteem. The ALEX Toys - Early Learning, In My Garden Watch Me Grow Chart, 782 is recommended for children 12-months and up. ALEX Toys takes the mission of providing children with quality creative products that foster personal expression and build self-esteem to heart! ALEX products are currently sold in over 80 countries worldwide in specialty toy and retail shops. Visit www.amazon.com/alex-brands for more information on Alex Brands and our best-selling line of educational and entertaining products for kids. Read More

IDEAL
$14.99 at Amazon

The POOF-Slinky 0C8512TL Kid's Garden Party Broom is sized for kids with a soft foam handle, perfect for letting children help swe...ep the floor. It is Recommended for children ages (5) and up. POOF-Slinky is the manufacturer of the world famous Slinky and the top selling POOF foam sport balls in North America. Ideal and Scientific Explorer are other well-known brands, rounding out the POOF-Slinky family. With roots in the toy industry for over 100-years, POOF-Slinky brands continue to grow and broaden. New generations of kids, their parents and grandparents have proven that classic toys never go out of style! Visit www.amazon.com/alex-brands for more information on Alex Brands and our best-selling line of educational and entertaining products for kids. Read More

Brand: Sandra L. Smith
$9.99 at Amazon

<b>Green Book Festival 2013 Winner - YA Category</b><br><b></b><br><b>UP Authors Fiction Challenge Winner</b><br><br>Two kids, two... bikes, and an idea they can change their world.<br> <br> It's 2077. There's no apocalypse, but some things are different. Things like the weather, the internet, and food. In twelve-year-old Clare's world, blueberry is just a flavor and apples are found only in fairy tales.<br> <br> Then one day Clare meets an old woman who teaches her about seeds and real food. The woman (Ana) tempts Clare with the notion that food exists other than the square, processed, packaged food she has always known. Under Ana's tutelage, Clare and her friends learn about seeds and gardening despite suspicions that such actions are illegal.<br> <br> When  the authorities discover the children's forbidden tomato plant and arrest their mother, Clare and her brother flee. <span> </span>Clare has heard of a place called "The Garden State," and with their bikes, a little money, and backpacks, the children begin a lonely cross-country journey that tests them both physically and spiritually. Will they succeed in their quest to find a place of food freedom?  And can they, only children, help change the world?<br> <br> <i>Treasure</i> is a gentle dystopian, frightening only is the possibility that we may not be far from the future it paints. Read More

Bead Bazaar
$14.99 at Amazon

With Bead Bazaar's Garden Party Stamp Kit, children can have fun adding flair to any project. Rubber stamping is a fun activity fo...r parties, family game night, or any time children are feeling creative. Includes 6 large wooden stamps, 5 ink pads, alphabet, number and decorative stamps and a booklet with fun design ideas. For children age 4 and over. Bead kits, toys and craft sets from Bead Bazaar are designed to help kids play, learn, create and explore. At Bead Bazaar, we promote and encourage the healthy development of all children by providing innovative, fun toys that inspire creativity. Read More

Ravensburger
$19.69 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <h5><div id="header0"></div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text0"><p>The Mandala-Designer Collection f...rom Ravensburger is a great way to encourage your little artists to explore their creative side. The mandala is a beautiful circular art form made up of intricate shapes and patterns. Suitable for ages five and up, these outdoor mandala kits let kids create beauty on the driveway, sidewalk, or any safe paved surface.</p></div> <div class="two-third-col"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image0"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41kDl-QzZ4L.jpg" alt="" width="285" height="280"><div class="imageCaption">View larger</div></div> </div> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41vSf9oI17L.jpg" alt="" width="285" height="285"><div class="imageCaption">View larger</div></div> </div> <h5><div id="header1">Outdoor Mandala Kits Encourage Creativity</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text1"><p>The Mandala-Designer is a beautiful way to help children discover and develop their creative side. Traditionally a spiritual symbol representing the universe, the mandala has become a common word to describe any ornate circular pattern. The kits entertain kids while also stimulating their minds and helping develop fine motor skills and a sense of accomplishment. Designed specifically for outdoor use, this kit gives children the freedom to work with a large surface instead of being confined to a small piece of paper, allowing them to dream big.</p></div> <h5><div id="header2">Four Exciting Themes to Choose From</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text2"><p>Choose the theme that best matches your child's interests, or collect them all. Themes include Flowers and Butterflies, Romantic Garden, Fairy Dreams, and Animal Fun. Kids will love the variety of colors and patterns they can make, and parents and neighbors will love seeing the magical works of art kids create.</p></div> <h5><div id="header3">Fun Activity on a Sunny Day</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text3"><p>What could be more fun than coloring on a sunny day? With these Mandala-Designer kits, children can spend the afternoon absorbed in the fun of creating and recreating different mandala patterns on the driveway, sidewalk, or any safe paved surface. Setup and cleanup couldn't be easier--a bonus for parents and caregivers. The kit comes with a stencil and all the chalk your little street artist will need to get started, and cleanup is as easy as putting the tools back in the box. Best of all, the chalk washes easily from the driveway and clothes.</p></div> <h5><div id="header4">About Ravensburger</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text4"><p>Ravensburger has been connecting generations for generations. A family company since 1883, Ravensburger offers high-quality, age-appropriate games, puzzles, arts and crafts, and science activity kits that foster enjoyment, education, and family togetherness. Ravensburger is dedicated to the philosophy that starting children off early by stimulating their minds and hands helps not only develop fine motor, artistic, and exploring skills but also fosters a sense of accomplishment. Their arts and crafts kits are designed to encourage children's curiosity and sense of fantasy by giving them the tools to create everything from beautiful mandalas and beaded bracelets to colorful illustrations and watercolor paintings.</p></div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image2"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41OkYgF7nTL.jpg" alt="" width="285" height="285"></div> </div> <div class="break"> </div> <h5><div id="header5">What's in the Box?</div></h5> <div class="a-spacing-small" id="text5"><p>Outdoor Mandala-Designer Arts & Crafts Kit Design 1 with one large mandala stencil, six colored chalks, and instructions.</p></div> <h5><div id="header6">Outdoor Mandala At-a-Glance</div></h5> <div id="list0"><ul><li>Outdoor chalk kits encourage creativity</li><li>Use on driveways, sidewalks, or any safe pavement</li><li>Helps develop fine motor skills</li><li>Suitable for ages five and up</li><li>Easy setup and cleanup</li></ul></div> </div> </div> Read More

$23.15 at Walmart

What do you get when you combine jingle bells ribbon a glove and some thread- A Garden Glove Windsock of course- This series is a ...teacher's dream- You'll find more creative ways to use a tube sock milk carton and other inexpensive things found around the house than you ever imagined- Create unique exciting toys and props to help children learn in appropriate ways- Don't recycle that cereal box reuse it to make a simple puzzle- Each age-appropriate Making Toys book will make you look at the everyday items around you in a whole new way- SKU: GRYP085 Read More

Houghton Mifflin
$12.52 at Amazon

<div>The American HeritageŽ Children?s Science Dictionary introduces students in grades 4 to 6 to the language and ideas of scienc...e. Clear definitions, stunning color art, and an array of special notes and tables cover the full range of scientific subjects, from earth science, computers, weather, and outer space to basic biology, chemistry, physics, medicine, and mathematics. Key figures in the sciences are showcased in biographical entries and sidebars. ?Did You Know?? notes present amazing facts on topics from earthworms to gravity to tornadoes. Delightful to browse in, the book uses a simple cross-referencing system that makes it easy to find and compare information in each subject area.<BR>Together with expert science consultants, the editors of the American HeritageŽ dictionaries have produced the reference work that parents and educators have been waiting for ? one that is sure to spark kids? natural curiosity and inspire a long-lasting interest in science.<BR><BR>? More than 2,600 clear, easy-to-read definitions in all science topics ? 350 full-color photographs and drawings ? More than 150 biographies of notable scientists ? More than 100 notes on key scientific concepts ? In-depth graphic treatment of selected topics ? Easy-to-follow tables and charts, including Planets of the Solar System and Rock Types ? Simple cross-referencing system</div> Read More

Childbrite
$254.95 at SCHOOLSin

The Science Habitat Center from Childbrite is a unique and engaging classroom learning tool. It allows you and your students to cr...eate a garden, insect habitat, terrarium - the possibilities are endless. A twist-on cap with vent plug provides easy access to your science experiment. If you remove the dome, it can be used as a sand and water table. The rugged, high-impact resin construction will stand up to moisture and daily use. And a central plug allows for quick and easy drainage. A lower storage tray provides space for larger items, and two snap-on caddies hold smaller toys or tools. Rolls on four locking casters for easy mobility. Key Features Removable dome with twist-on cap and vent Central drainage plug Four locking casters Storage tray and snap on caddies Specifications Suggested age range: Three years and up Material: High-impact resin Height: 28" Length: 21" Width: 21" Easy assembly Lifetime warranty Read More

$33.40 at Walmart

Based on the best-selling book The Parallel Curriculum, this professional development resource gives multifaceted examples of rigo...rous learning opportunities for science students in Grades 6-12- The four sample units revolve around genetics, the convergence of science and society, the integration of language arts and biology, and the periodic table- The editors and contributors provide user-friendly methods for creating more thoughtful lessons and show how to differentiate them for the benefit of all students- Included are field-tested and standards-based strategies that guide students through- Exploring the nature of knowledge- Discovering connections between science and other subjects- Deepening science comprehension according to their interests and abilities- Connecting science to society through the study of genetics, historic events, literature, and chemistryEach unit includes subject matter background, a content framework, study components, teacher reflections, and sample lessons- Also available are online content tools such as handouts, Power Point presentations, and research activities- Breathe new life into science learning with this powerful guidebook written by master educatorsFeatures- Title - Parallel Curriculum Units for Science, Grades 6-12- Editor - Jann H- Leppien- Primary Author Affiliation - University of Great Falls- Other Author - Jeanne H- Purcell- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 240- Publication Date - 15-Feb-11- Primary Subject Code - Science - C1E- Item Weight - 23 oz-- Copyright Year - 2011About the Author- Jeanne H- Purcell has published many articles that have appeared in Educational Leadership, Gifted Child Quarterly, Roeper Review, Educational and Psychological Measurement, National Association of Secondary School Principals Bulletin, Our Children The National PTA Magazine, Parenting for High Potential, and Journal for the Education of the Gifted- She is active in the National Association for Gifted Children NAGC and serves on the Awards Committee and the Curriculum Committee of NAGC, for which she is the co-chair for the annual Curriculum Awards Competition-- Jann Leppien is coauthor of The Multiple Menu Model A Parallel Guide for Developing Differentiated Curriculum- She is active in the National Association for Gifted Children NAGC, serving as a board member and newsletter editor of the Curriculum Division, and a board member of the Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students- SKU: CRWN2376 Read More

Bead Bazaar
$16.20 at Amazon

Girls love making colorful, fashionable jewelry with Bead Bazaar's Jumbo Bubble-Pop Bead Kit. Pop the beads together, add some dan...gling chains and a few colorful charms and, voila! You're all dressed up. This kit includes over 150 shaped pop-beads, colored chain and charms -- enough to make five accessories. It's the perfect kit whenever two creative BFFs want to sit down and make something pretty. For children age 4 and over. At Bead Bazaar, we promote and encourage the healthy development of all children by providing innovative, fun toys that inspire creativity. We are proud to produce some of the most unique, high quality educational toys and bead craft kits you'll find anywhere. Read More

Bead Bazaar
$14.99 at Amazon

Everybody knows Tic Tic Toe is fun and it's even more fun in 3D with this hand-crafted set from Bead Bazaar. The colorful, double-...sided wooden game pieces are fun to look at and just the right size for little hands. The wooden game board measures 6'' x 6'' x 1''. When game time is over, it's easy to tidy the set away and store it in the included clear plastic carrying case. Suitable for boys and girls age 4 and over. Bead kits, toys and craft sets from Bead Bazaar are designed to help kids play, learn, create and explore. At Bead Bazaar, we promote and encourage the healthy development of all children by providing innovative, fun toys that inspire creativity. Read More

Grow-A-Head
$12.99 at Amazon

Educational information included in each package lists facts on plant biology, seed germination and more Product does not need nat...ural sunlight and will grow in home or office light Each unit includes its own vase Only five to seven days to germinate Cut and style into lots of fun hair-dos, Recommended age group: 3 years and up, Manufacturer: Sourcing International-Toys Read More

Ravensburger
$13.61 at Amazon

Snail's Pace Race is an early learning game for children ages 3 and up. It is part of Ravensburger's Imagine - Play - Discover col...lection of games designed to build basic learning skills in preschoolers. This no-reading, quick-play game features six brightly-colored wooden garden snails that players move across a colorful game board according to the roll of the dice. <P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B004KZ8P2Q-1.jpg" alt="Parent's Choice Gold Award and Creative Child Magazine Seal of Excellence." width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Winner of Parent's Choice Gold Award and Creative Child Magazine Seal of Excellence 2011. <br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B004KZ8P2Q-2.jpg" alt="High-quality preschool game with real wooden pieces. " width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Beautifully illustrated game board and 6 wooden snails. <br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>A Snail's Pace Wins the Race</b> <br>Snail's Pace Race is a cooperative, non-competitive game that is part of Ravensburger's Imagine-Play-Discover line of early learning games for children ages 3 and up. Players move six colorful snail game pieces along the path of the game board, each starting from their matching colored leaf. All snails race even if there aren't an equal number of players. Players roll the dice to move the snails forward along their color path until they reach the last spot in their color. <P> <P><b>Players Cooperate with One Another to Race the Snails</b> <br>Ravensburger's Snail's Pace Race is an early learning game designed to introduce preschoolers to the basics of board game play without the pressure of direct competition. In this game, the snails race each other, faciliated by the roll of the dice thrown by the children. The game encourages cooperative play as participants work together to race the snails. Snail's Pace Race introduces children to basic board game rules such as turn-taking, patience, dice-rolling and piece movement. Players also get to practice their counting, color-matching, memory, and social skills. <P> <P><b>Bright Artwork and Bold Designs Engage Children </b> <br>Like the other games in Ravensburger's Imagine - Play - Discover collection, Snail's Pace Race features bright artwork and bold callouts to engage young players and hold their attention. The carved wooden snail-shaped playing pieces provide a tactile appeal and help deepen players' connection to the game. <P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>6 wooden snails, 2 colored wooden dice, 1 playing board, 1 set of instructions <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B004KZ8P2Q-3.jpg" alt="A snail's pace will win the race. " width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Players race six brightly-colored wooden snails to see which one comes in first. </b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

Ravensburger
$16.44 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <h5><div id="header0"></div></h5> <div id="text0" class="a-spacing-small"><p>The Mandala-Designer Collection f...rom Ravensburger is a great way to encourage your little artists to explore their creative side. The mandala is a beautiful circular art form made up of intricate shapes and patterns. Suitable for ages five and up, these outdoor mandala kits let kids create beauty on the driveway, sidewalk, or any safe paved surface.</p></div> <div class="two-third-col"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image0"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41l1nKuyUkL.jpg" alt="Outdoor Mandala-Designer Arts & Crafts Kit " ><div class="imageCaption">A great way to encourage your little artists to explore their creative side.<br>View larger</div></div> </div> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41nYIq5FjpL.jpg" alt="Outdoor Mandala-Designer Arts & Crafts Kit " ><div class="imageCaption">View larger</div></div> </div> <h5><div id="header1">Outdoor Mandala Kits Encourage Creativity</div></h5> <div id="text1" class="a-spacing-small"><p>The Mandala-Designer is a beautiful way to help children discover and develop their creative side. Traditionally a spiritual symbol representing the universe, the mandala has become a common word to describe any ornate circular pattern. The kits entertain kids while also stimulating their minds and helping develop fine motor skills and a sense of accomplishment. Designed specifically for outdoor use, this kit gives children the freedom to work with a large surface instead of being confined to a small piece of paper, allowing them to dream big.</p></div> <h5><div id="header2">Four Exciting Themes to Choose From</div></h5> <div id="text2" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Choose the theme that best matches your child's interests, or collect them all. Themes include Flowers and Butterflies, Romantic Garden, Fairy Dreams, and Animal Fun. Kids will love the variety of colors and patterns they can make, and parents and neighbors will love seeing the magical works of art kids create.</p></div> <h5><div id="header3">Fun Activity on a Sunny Day</div></h5> <div id="text3" class="a-spacing-small"><p>What could be more fun than coloring on a sunny day? With these Mandala-Designer kits, children can spend the afternoon absorbed in the fun of creating and recreating different mandala patterns on the driveway, sidewalk, or any safe, paved surface. Setup and cleanup couldn't be easier?a bonus for parents and caregivers. The kit comes with a stencil and all the chalk your little street artist will need to get started, and cleanup is as easy as putting the tools back in the box. Best of all, the chalk washes easily from the driveway and clothes.</p></div> <h5><div id="header4">About Ravensburger</div></h5> <div id="text4" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Ravensburger has been connecting generations for generations. A family company, Ravensburger offers a diverse selection of age-appropriate games, books, and art and craft products that foster enjoyment, education, and togetherness. Ravensburger is dedicated to the philosophy that starting children off early by stimulating their minds and hands helps not only develop fine motor, artistic, and exploring skills but also fosters a sense of accomplishment. Their diverse collection of Arts & Crafts kits are designed to encourage children's curiosity and sense of fantasy, giving them the tools to create everything from beautiful mandalas and beaded bracelets to colorful illustrations and watercolor paintings.</p></div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 300px;"> <div id="image2"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41-k0BCE7tL.jpg" alt="Outdoor Mandala-Designer Arts & Crafts Kit " ></div> </div> <div class="break"> </div> <h5><div id="header5">What's in the Box</div></h5> <div id="text5" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Outdoor Mandala-Designer Fairy Dreams Arts & Crafts Kit with one large mandala stencil and six colored chalks.</p></div> <br> <h5><div id="header6">At a Glance</div></h5> <div id="list0"><ul><li>Outdoor chalk kits encourage creativity</li><li>Use on driveways, sidewalks, or any safe pavement</li><li>Helps develop fine motor skills</li><li>Suitable for ages five and up</li><li>Easy setup and cleanup</li></ul></div> </div> </div> Read More

EDUCATORS RESOURCE
$4.99 at Amazon

<div>Every day, your child encounters language arts in many different situations. The activities in Creative Kids Language Arts ma...ke learning language arts fun while also challenging your child to use language arts skills in different subject areas. The activities include stories, games, science experiments, and crafts! In Creative Kids Language Arts, your kindergartner will:? Practice simple reading comprehension and tracing words. ? Identify basic parts of speech and punctuation. ? Classify and name scientific objects. ? Create fun costumes and write words in sand gardens.</div> Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$39.95 $21.90 at Walmart

An introductory microscope kit introduces inquisitive young minds to the wonders of the natural world by guiding them through obse...rvations of living specimens found in and around the home. The fun, educational activity includes everything you'll need to prepare and examine slides, a powerful light-up microscope and a full-color, 32-page instructional manual. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Style Name: Thames & Kosmos 'Kids First Biology Lab'. Style Number: 926138. Manufacturer part number 635213 Ages 8 and upKit includes three prepared specimens on slides, four blank slides, cover slips, tweezers, needle, section slicing tool and vial Microscope features battery-powered light, mirror, ocular lens with adjustable 12x to 18x power and three objective lenses for a total magnification power of 96x to 750x By Thames &Kosmos; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Artec
$9.99 $8.03 at Walmart

This build-it-yourself Artec LED 40x Kids' Microscope Set contains a powerful little microscope. The set is easy to assemble and e...ven more fun to use. A bright LED light and 40x magnification makes the science toy simple to operate. It makes a wonderful gift for young people interested in using scientific equipment to get a close-up view of the biological world. Read More

Miniland
$6.99 at Amazon

Digging is part of a child's job! They'll love playing in the sandbox or helping in the garden, with this bright yellow Trowel fro...m Miniland. Made of extremely durable plastic, the Trowel is virtually unbreakable. Ideal for use at school, at the playground or at home. The strong, thick handle is reinforced for safety. Miniland's Trowel is designed to stand up to plenty of rough and tumble play. Miniland Educational, a leading toy manufacturing company with production facilities in Onil, Spain, is known worldwide for safe, high-quality educational toys. A great deal of thought and research goes into design and production of Miniland Toys, but we never forget the importance of play! Manufactured in Spain, according to strict European Union safety guidelines. Measures approximately 7-1/8" Read More

Alex Toys
$13.70 at Amazon

10 colorful boxes to stack and create fun scenes! Create a farm, jungle, garden, monsters and learn to count! Can be stacked verti...cally or laid horizontally. Stacks to 35" (88 cm) tall! Read More

Zobmondo!!
$9.70 at Amazon

Kids will fall in love with the characters and memorize the story of the Ladybug Adventure as they learn to count and read. The L...adybug Game uses a clever combination of colors, numbers, words and symbols to help even the youngest kids catch on quickly. Soon they will be playing on their own, again and again, as they encounter all the adventures, challenges and characters in the garden, including the Praying Mantis, the Aphids, and the three Lazy Ants. The Ladybug Game is positively adorable with its beautiful artwork. Kids will even learn a little about the bugs in their garden. Read More

Miniland
$6.99 at Amazon

Digging is part of a child's job! They'll love playing in the sandbox or helping in the garden, with this bright green Trowel from... Miniland. Made of extremely durable plastic, the Trowel is virtually unbreakable. Ideal for use at school, at the playground or at home. The strong, thick handle is reinforced for safety. Miniland's Trowel is designed to stand up to plenty of rough and tumble play. Miniland Educational, a leading toy manufacturing company with production facilities in Onil, Spain, is known worldwide for safe, high-quality educational toys. A great deal of thought and research goes into design and production of Miniland Toys, but we never forget the importance of play! Manufactured in Spain, according to strict European Union safety guidelines. Measures approximately 7-1/8" Read More

Little Tikes
$39.97 $32.99 at Walmart

Interactive and engaging, Little Tikes Activity Garden combines essential infant play patterns with fun and whimsy to help baby gr...ow and develop. Product Features:Plant veggies and flowers in the shape-sorting gardenWhen veggies are planted, the Little Gardener will tell kids the colors of the veggies for learning playFlower mirror for peek-a-boo playPress down on the bumble bee to open make the flower bloom and to hear fun soundsVeggies and flowers can be picked off the trellisWater the plants with the pretend hosePull spider to see it scurry back up to its webClicking bugsLights and sounds for added play valueMolded-in handle Read More

Wonderworld
$28.79 at Walmart

Wonderworld Waggy Garden Sorter the Wonderworld Waggy Garden Nature Themed Shape Discovery and Play Set is a fun toy that encourag...es learning the dynamics of geometric shapes. The Wonderworld Waggy Garden Nature Themed Shape Discovery and Play Set is a slightly slanted cylinder shaped container that facilitates a child&apos;s actual sorting motion. The adjustable top of the container opens and closes and has different shaped slots to fit the colored garden creature inspired blocks. It can also be rolled along on its side to make a ratting sound. The Wonderworld Waggy Garden Nature Themed Shape Discovery and Play Set opens the door to learning with a fun and exciting process that is sure to keep your baby entertained for hours. Recommended Ages: 18 months & up! Read More

Miniland
$6.99 at Amazon

Digging is part of a child's job! They'll love playing in the sandbox or helping in the garden, with this bright blue Trowel from ...Miniland. Made of extremely durable plastic, the Trowel is virtually unbreakable. Ideal for use at school, at the playground or at home. The strong, thick handle is reinforced for safety. Miniland's Trowel is designed to stand up to plenty of rough and tumble play. Miniland Educational, a leading toy manufacturing company with production facilities in Onil, Spain, is known worldwide for safe, high-quality educational toys. A great deal of thought and research goes into design and production of Miniland Toys, but we never forget the importance of play! Manufactured in Spain, according to strict European Union safety guidelines. Measures approximately 7-1/8" Read More

Spring Arbor/Ingram
$12.64 at Amazon

How do you fold a sheet of paper into the shape of a whale? How do you measure the area of a pizza pie? How can you draw a circle ...within a circle without lifting your pencil from the paper?<br /> <br /> Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about elementary geometry--the study of shapes. Packed with illustrations, Geometry for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach about acute and obtuse angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, plane and space figures, and much more! By arranging the pieces of an intriguing Chinese puzzle called a tangram, you'll explore all the different shapes you can form. You'll also learn how to create a colorful 3-D drawing that seems to rise right off the page! And, by building a geoboard, you'll discover a quick, fun way to compare the area of different geometric figures.<br /> <br /> Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every project has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.<br /> <br /> Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: <br /> * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID <br /> * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID <br /> * CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID <br /> * DINOSAURS FOR EVERY KID <br /> * EARTH SCIENCE FOR EVERY KID <br /> * GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID <br /> * THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID <br /> * MATH FOR EVERY KID <br /> * PHYSICS FOR EVERY KID Read More

Grow-A-Head
$10.23 at Amazon

Educational information included in each package lists facts on plant biology, seed germination and more Product does not need nat...ural sunlight and will grow in home or office light Each unit includes its own vase Only five to seven days to germinate Cut and style into lots of fun hair-dos, Recommended age group: 3 years and up, Manufacturer: Sourcing International-Toys Read More

Playmobil
$29.98 at Amazon

Embark on a fairytale adventure with the Take Along Unicorn Fairy Land. This portable case with gilded handle features a beautiful... waterfall and a functioning flower lantern that glows. Adorned with sparkling jewels, the fairies love taking turns on the fairy swing. To play with this set, simply open the back green panel and snap it into the front to create a luscious garden. When playtime is over, the green panel detaches and fits into the set's back to create a storage area for all the pieces, making this set the perfect travel accessory. Set includes two winged fairies, one unicorn, swing, tree, flowers, owl, swan, fawn, rabbits, birds, and other accessories. Dimensions: 16.9 x 8.3 x 9.4 in (LxWxH). Recommended for ages four to ten. Playmobil, Germany's largest toy manufacturer, is headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany and has been producing and distributing toys for more than 36 years. The miniature worlds of Playmobil encourage children to explore and learn while having fun. Children's imaginations are transported to medieval times with the Playmobil castle, to the adventurous seas with Playmobil pirates, and many other themed playworlds. The figures can bend, sit, stand, and turn their heads to make realistic role play possible. Read More

Janod
$80.00 at Saks Fifth Avenue

Hours of fun await your little one with this garden-themed learning toy that loops together five brain-enhancing activities: a clo...ck, rotating puzzles, three labyrinths, four different shaped cubes and removable abacus. Adjustable height. Open: 9.8 X 9.8 X 19.3. Closed: 9.8 X 9.8 X 11.8. Recommended for age 18 months and up. Wood/rubber/iron wires. Wipe clean. Imported. - Color: No Color Read More

Little Tikes
$29.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond

The Little Tikes Activity Garden Rock 'n Spin combines play and learning into one fun-filled set with features to help children gr...ow and develop. The cute bug design is sure to delight your little one and adjusts for stationary play or as a rocking toy. Read More

Kohl's
$29.99 $24.99 at Kohl's

You'll have everything you need for a fairy wonderland with this Fairy Triad Garden kit. Whimsical fairy plant kit lets you grow y...our own colorful plants in a storybook setting. Growing dome provides a place for your delicate plants to thrive and can be decorated with a number of dainty decals. Fairy planting mixture offers a magical compound to help your plants grow. Seed packets include a variety of delicate species that are appealing to fairies, like great blue lobelia and clover that attracts them, evening star that allows you to see them and thyme, which can be used in a fairy brew. Unique fairy stakes provide a way for you to mark your plants and learn interesting facts. Fairy pinwheel can be used to add a shimmering touch to your garden and fairy bells can be hung on the roof of the terrarium to intrigue hesitant fairies Details: Set includes: growing dome, fairy planting mixture, rainbow fairy gravel, 4 color seed packets, 4 fairy plant stakes, 3 fairy decals, 1 fairy, 1 fairy pinwheel, 2 fairy bells and string & instructions Ages 4 years & up Model no. 4102367 Size: One Size. Gender: Female. Age Group: Kids. Read More

Grow-A-Head
$12.99 at Amazon

Educational information included in each package lists facts on plant biology, seed germination and more Product does not need nat...ural sunlight and will grow in home or office light Each unit includes its own vase Only five to seven days to germinate Cut and style into lots of fun hair-dos, Recommended age group: 3 years and up, Manufacturer: Sourcing International-Toys Read More

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