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Inspire a sense of wonder in your child with science toys that are as fun as they are educational. Encourage your young scientist to experiment with a telescope, microscope, laboratory kit, globe, ant farm, magnet, chemistry set, gyroscope, fossil collection, or plant-identification book. No matter your child's age, you'll find science toys he can use to better understand the world around him.
Thames & Kosmos
$39.95 at Nordstrom

Curious minds will be buzzing with excitement over an easy-to-use building set centered around the science of vibration. A full-co...lor manual not only explains how vibration is used in everyday equipment like cell phones and video-game controllers, but also guides them step-by-step through building seven different machines that incorporate vibration technology?including a dancing robot, a Mars rover and a doodling machine. Ages 8 and up. 14 1/2" x 11 1/2" x 3". Includes a 24-page full-color manual for building 7 models. By Thames and Kosmos; imported. Kids Wear. Read More

University Games
$18.99 $19.99 at Kohl's

Using the science of fermentation, brew your own ginger ale with this Copernicus Brew It Yourself Ginger Ale Kit. Product Feature...s: Kit makes approximately two gallons Brew-it-yourself design Product Details: Includes: 2-oz. ginger ale extract, special brewing yeast, funnel, blank labels and project guide 4"H x 4"W x 6"D (packaged) Ages 8 years and up Model no. CPBIY-ALE Promotional offers available online at Kohls.com may vary from those offered in Kohl's stores. Read More

OWI
$31.99 at Amazon

OWI-752 Features: -Easily handles different types of terrain by its twisted car body design.-Transparent case design allows childr...en to see the rhythm of the piston in vertical or horizontal position.-Each monster wheel can change its angle individually and the truck can change its height and shape.-Forward and reverse...no problem; simply switch the "positive and negative" connectors.-Salt water fuel cell monster truck gives children a chance to learn about new forms of clean energy.-Building and powering their very own kit: just add saltwater and roar.-For ages 10 and up. Construction: -Truck Kit is equipped with four-wheel drive mechanical construction. Read More

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K'nex
$349.99 at Amazon

Exciting STEM Set! The K'NEX Education Simple Machines Deluxe set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts ass...ociated with simple machines - Levers, Pulleys, Wheel & Axles, Inclined Planes, including Wedge and Screw, and Gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry based approach to information and concepts. Working cooperatively, students are encouraged to interact with each other as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate scientific principles in action. The teacher's guide provides a glossary of key terms and definitions, includes an overview of the concepts associated with the different simple machines, identifies student objectives for each investigation, and offers plans and scripts to successfully present selected models and their associated activities. Student Activity and Reference Sheets comprise illustrations and definitions of some of the concepts featured in the model building activities. The K'NEX Education Simple Machines Deluxe set includes 3447 K'NEX parts and building instructions to build 60 simple machine models! This set supports 10 - 15 students working in teams, and is recommended for 3rd through 9th grade classrooms. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines lesson plans aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K'nex
$199.99 at Amazon

Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, tech...nology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of real-world issues. Students will work together to learn about alternatives to fossil fuel energies as they construct and evaluate several models powered by wind, water, and solar power. Using K'NEX pieces, a solar panel, motors, and a capacitor, students will generate electricity to operate 9 different machines, investigating and comparing the efficiency and power capability of each, learning how these power sources are environmentally friendly while being equally proficient. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 9 lesson plans that will help guide and facilitate student learning, emphasizing hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning as students build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate concepts, ideas, and designs. The key concepts covered in these lessons include: renewable energy; reducing greenhouse gas emission; solar, wind, and hydro power; radiant, mechanical, and electrical energy; energy storage; reducing dependence on foreign energy; electrical and hydroelectric energy generation; conservation of energy; kinetic and potential energy; energy efficient technologies; innovation and invention; green/clean energy; mechanical and electrical systems; force, motion, work and power; Newton's Laws; and much more! The K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set includes 583 K'NEX pieces, a solar panel, capacitor, 3 motors, and a power cord, in addition to a Teacher's Guide CD and building instructions for 9 different renewable energy models. This set is designed to support 6-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 3 models at a time, and is recommended for use in 5th through 9th grade classrooms. All parts of this set come packaged in a strong plastic tray with Snap-on lid for easy storage in the classroom. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K'nex
$199.99 at Amazon

Bring STEM concepts to life with K'NEX® Education! The Real Bridge Building set is designed to assist students in their study of t...he history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges. They will also investigate concepts related to the physical properties of materials and their application in the placement, design, and construction of bridges. The Teacher's Guide offers a wide choice of activities and extensive background information provided to assist you as you present the materials and answer student questions. Each lessons includes background Information, Student Objectives, Student Inquiry Sheets, Glossary of Key Terms, Journaling Opportunities, and Skill Builder Activities Set includes 2282 K'NEX® parts - enough to build 7, five to six foot long K'NEX® Bridge models, two at a time. Support 6 - 8 students working as a team. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in two strong storage trays with Snap-on lids. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Also see K'NEX® Education's Intro to Structures: Bridges for grades 3 - 6. Read More

K'nex
$39.99 at Hayneedle

You'll get to see their little gears grinding as kids play, build, and create with the K'nex Education Intro to Simple Machines: G...ears. This complete set includes 198 K'NEX pieces and will build 7 fully functioning replicates of genuine machines. It's a great way to get teams of two to three students to work together and allows them to understand scientific concepts and channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences. Plus they'll have fun! Ideal for grades three through five, this set includes building instructions, a sturdy case with lid, and a comprehensive teacher's guide on CD that is aligned to Science, Technology, Engineer and Math Standards (STEM). About K'NEX K'NEX builds worlds kids love! In 1990 K'NEX founder Joel Glickman came up with the idea for a rod and connector building system now known as K'NEX. In 1992 his dreams became reality and a company was born. K'NEX added wheels, pulleys, and gears so kids could build vehicles, roller coasters, and more. Easy-to-follow, color-coded instructions make it easy for every builder to bring their model to life. The K'NEX family of brands has expanded to include K'NEX building sets, K'NEX Thrill Rides, K'NEX Education: America's STEM building solution, Lincoln Logs, Tinkertoy, NASCAR, Angry Birds, Mario Kart Wii, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario, PacMan, and more. Read More

K'nex
$239.99 $275.00 at Hayneedle

Build an amusement park while building engineering and science skills! The K'nex Education Amusement Park Experience Set combines ...hands-on engagement with STEM concepts. Over 2,200 pieces are packaged in a strong storage tub with lid. This set provides enough pieces to build 13 amusement park rides, and supports six-eight students working in teams. Includes building instructions and a teacher's guide. About KNEX K'NEX builds worlds kids love! In 1990 K'NEX founder Joel Glickman came up with the idea for a rod and connector building system now known as K'NEX. In 1992 his dreams became reality and a company was born. K'NEX added wheels, pulleys, and gears so kids could build vehicles, roller coasters, and more. Easy-to-follow, color-coded instructions make it easy for every builder to bring their model to life. The K'NEX family of brands has expanded to include K'NEX building sets, K'NEX Thrill Rides, K'NEX Education: America's STEM building solution, Lincoln Logs, Tinkertoy, NASCAR, Angry Birds, Mario Kart Wii, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario, PacMan, and more. Read More

Elenco
$84.95 at Hayneedle

The Elenco Engino Simple Machines pack combines the eight basic sets from Elencos mechanical science series. Youll get to build al...l types of simple machines, including lever, wedge, wheel-and-axle, screw, inclined plane, and pulley, as well as gear and linkage - 60 working models total, complete with instruction booklets. Models include cars, cranes, and much, much more. Recommended for budding scientists and engineers six years and older. About Elenco Electronics, Inc. Elenco Electronics, Inc., was founded in 1972 by two electronic engineers. (The companys name is the first two letters of the words "Electronic Engineering Corporation.") Located in Wheeling, Ill., the company has grown from that two-man operation in a garage to a workforce numbering more than 50. And the companys products have broadened to meet customers needs, now reaching telecommunication, education, toy, electric, and engineering fields. Through it all, Elencos founding principle has remained the same: efficiently design long-lasting, high-quality products. Read More

Manhattan Toy
$11.00 at AfterSchool.com

Stickerific fun is in store! These sticker kits are not your ordinary sticker. Kids can make their very own colorful sticker desig...ns that cling to a variety of surfaces again and again! Kit includes: 1 plastic folder, 2 tracing template sheets full of fun sticker designs, 5 colorful glue sticks, 1 bag of glittery confetti pieces and 1 bottle of gold outlining glue. Plus you can store the sticker making supplies in the portable storage tin. ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, its essential to a childs cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for childrens products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Recommended Ages:6 ? 10 Dimensions: 6in length x 2in width x 6in height Weight: 0.59lb Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at AfterSchool.com

Explore the exciting science of electrochemistry with this fun electric lab. Build a battery that produces electricity from lemon ...juice. Use the battery to power a digital clock with LCD display. Experiment with using other acids, such as cola or even salty water, to power your clock. Learn the basics of electricity, electrochemical reactions, batteries, and conductors and insulators. Dimensions: 8.09in length x 2.2in width x 5.09in height Read More

Toysmith
$11.49 $25.99 at Casa

Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit is a little lab toy for budding scientists. Its a great for kids... interested in the environment and changes in weather. This educational kit features an anemometer, wind wane, thermometer and rain gauge. Kids can even conduct experiments on the greenhouse effect. Why Youll Love It: Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit helps create a terrarium. Age: 8 years and up Features Environmental educational kit Great for science projects Recommended Ages:8 ? 15 Weight: 0.2 lb Product Dimensions (inches): 9 (L) x 7 (W) x 3 (H) Product Weight: 1 oz. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at AfterSchool.com

Join a global chemistry experiment! 2011 is the International Year of Chemistry, and scientists, educators, and students around th...e world are uniting to conduct the largest experiment ever. The subject is water, our most precious natural resource. This kit offers you the tools you need to participate. Test water quality with pH and carbon dioxide analysis. Build a water filter tower to clean dirty water. Experiment with water purification by evaporation. Learn how science can be used to give people around the world access to clean water. Ages 8 and up. Recommended Ages: 8 years and Up Dimensions: 8.09in length x 2.2in width x 5.09in height Read More

Dowling Magnets
$17.29 $19.95 at Casa

Dowling Magnets Super Science Magnet Kit Dowling Magnets Super Science Magnet Kit includes lots of different types of magnets like... the large steel horseshoe magnet, ceramic horseshoe magnet, ceramic bar magnet, disc magnets, ring magnets and plastic-encased north/south bar magnet. It also comes with other accessories to teach kids more about science. Why Youll Love It: The different types of magnets lets kids explore and learn about the properties of magnets. Age: 8 years and up Features An assortment of powerful magnets Includes Six different types of magnets Color paper clips, iron filling and steel shapes Compass, cork and Lodestone An activity booklet Product Dimensions (inches): 12 (L) x 10 (W) x 2.5 (H) Product Weight: 1.8 lbs. Read More

Slinky
$7.79 $9.99 at Casa

Slinky Science Electric Motor is a no tools needed science kit. Just bring your imagination and curiosity to make this powerful el...ectric motor run. Its fun to use as it powers its own motorboat! Battery required but not included. Features include: ?No tools needed ?Battery needed but not included ?Build a real battery powered electric motor ?Put the motor in the boat and watch it cruise ?16-page informational booklet included Read More

DuneCraft
$15.99 $24.99 at Casa

DuneCraft Science Fair Kits - SK - 0340 Demonstrate and learn the science behind a fascinating collection of polymers. Learn about... viscosity, absorption, evaporation, polarity, saturation, molecular bonding, osmosis, and more with this astounding science fair kit. Learn the difference between cross-linked copolymers, linear polymers, and liquid polymers, and the special uses these polymers may have. Recommended Ages:4 and up Dimensions: 4.8in length x 4.8in width x 9.3in height Weight: 0.85lb Read More

LeapFrog
$21.29 $27.49 at AfterSchool.com

Join Merida on this magical quest for LeapPad and Leapster Explorer! Discover what it means to be truly brave as you explore an am...azing world of plants and animals. Experiment with science, deduce answers through trial and error and use what you learn to make predictions about the natural world as you relive Meridas courageous story. To succeed, you cant be afraid to fail! ? Explore a natural world thats true to science! Immerse yourself in flora and fauna thats native to Meridas forest! ? Whats a saddle? Learn the common names for parts of plants and animals, then challenge yourself with more scientific terms. ? Deduce answers through trial and error. Discover 100+ facts about plants and animals, and use what you know to make predictions about habitats and life cycles. ? Play target practice with physics concepts. Take a crash course in force and gravity, then experiment for yourself by letting your arrows fly! This magical quest for LeapPad and Leapster Explorer was co-designed by a team of girls, who showed us what it means to be truly brave. Natural-born scientists, children arent afraid to experiment and discover by trial and error?if they stumble, they just try again. Product Measures: 1.77 by 1.25 by 0.46 Recommended Ages: 5 years - 8 years Weight: 1 lb Read More

LeapFrog
$21.79 $27.49 at AfterSchool.com

Join Super Grover 2.0 on three super missions to help Elmo and Abby solve problems! From driving a go-kart full of chickens to bal...ancing pigs in a boat, discover your own super powers of observation and investigation as you laugh and learn with Sesame Street! Age 3-5 years Features Discover your super powers with three fun-filled missions! Rescue Elmos toys from a tree while learning about levers and weights. Launch Super Grover 2.0 into the tree by dropping the right weight onto the lever?not too heavy and not too light, and hell go just the right height! Then, catch Elmos toys as they drop down. Experiment with weight and balance in a boat to help Abbys pig pals get to a pumpkin patch. Balance the boat with pigs to get it moving. Then, steer it across a pond! Engineer a go-kart so that Elmo can give some chickens a ride to their favorite places. Help Elmo find the right wheels to get his go-kart going. Then, pick up more chickens along the way! Explore magnets, machines and more at Headquarters 2.0! Play with a magnet to see what funny objects it attracts. Discover STEM concepts through engaging videos that help you complete your super missions. As you play, youll earn stickers to decorate the wall and pieces to build the mysterious Mega Machine. Once youve collected all the pieces, put the machine into action and see what it does! Learning Difference Designed specifically for preschoolers, Sesame Street combines various topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to create an integrated, age-appropriate STEM learning experience. It provides early exposure to STEM topics that are engaging with just the right amount of challenge to foster their budding powers of investigation, observation and experimentation. - Clement C., LeapFrog Learning Expert Works With LeapPad2 Explorer, LeapPad1 Explorer, LeapsterGS Explorer Leapster Explorer Recommended Ages:3 - 5 Read More

VINCI
$119.99 $199.99 at AfterSchool.com

VINCI Tab II 7 Touch Screen Learning Tablet (WIFI) The perfect gift for that special child - VINCI Tab was created as a new catego...ry of fun learning tools with the goal to engage, empower and educate children ages 18 months to 9 years. By using a scaffolding teaching method designed by developmental psychologists, parents encourage their children to participate in constructive play and promote early learning. Unlike any other electronic toy or tablet, VINCI grows with the child by offering the award winning VINCI Curriculum, a step-by-step learning structure comprised of 43 learning subjects and 3 levels of assessment, and covers all 6 aspects of a childs developing mind: Thinking Skills; Emotional and Social Skills; Language and Literacy; Math and Logical Reasoning; General Knowledge; and Science. VINCI Tab is the only technology platform that helps parents clearly visualize the path of their childrens future success. With WIFI and Parent Login, VINCI Tab instantly switches from a childs tablet to a regular tablet that provides access to high quality web browsing, email, social networks and offers entertainment with HD video and music support. Product Features: Content: powered by the worlds first developmentally-designed digital learning curriculum, VINCI Tab and VINCI Curriculum provide a step-by-step learning structure to help parents prepare children for school success. Preloaded for Kids: 6 learning Apps, 3 Storybooks from VINCI Kids Library, Baby Hahas Music Video album filled with 20 award-winning animated videos, including Lullabies and Sing-n-Dance. Complete VINCI Curriculum app packages are sold separately. Child Safety: the only tablet designed, tested and FDA-approved for children ages 18 months and older. Mobility: the only tablet with a patented handle that keeps your child mobile, turning every moment into a learning opportunity. VINCI Diary: offering the Age Norm reference guide to track your childs progress and to compose your childs personal story book. Multilanguage Support: The only Android tablet supporting VINCI Curriculum apps offering language settings - English, French, Spanish and Chinese. 3 megapixel back-facing camera: allows parents to capture their childrens special milestones with ease. 100% Android features: With Parent Login access Adobe Reader, Quick Office, Google Play, Gmail, Skype and Web Browser. VINCI Kids Library: access to hundreds of VINCI approved and age relevant apps and music videos from Sid the Science Kid and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and many others. Product Measures: 10 x 7.3 x .67 Recommended Ages: 18 months to 9 years Weight: 2 lb Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$64.95 at AfterSchool.com

Follow your nose on a fragrant journey through the science, history, and art of making perfumes. Experiment with countless fragran...ce combinations on your way to becoming a master perfumer. Start by learning about how your nose and brain work together to perceive smells. Next, play some games with scents to train your nose. After a look at the history of fragrances and the current theories behind perfume design, you will be ready to start making your own perfumes. This kit is a complete perfumer?s laboratory including eight perfume oils, finishing solution, decorative flacons and important tools of the trade. The perfume 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. Recommended Ages: 10 years and Up Dimensions: 14.6in length x 11.5in width x 3.1in height Weight: 2.3lb Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$29.60 $32.95 at AfterSchool.com

Explore the invisible and amazing power of magnets with 33 engaging experiments and games. This science experiment kit contains ma...ny magnets of different shapes and sizes, and a variety of other components with which you can explore this classic scientific subject. Experiment to determine which materials are magnetic and which are not. Learn about magnetic poles and magnetic fields. Discover how Earth behaves like one giant magnet, and how we use compasses to take advantage of this phenomenon to determine which way is north. Conduct a series of experiments to learn first hand how magnets behave and interact under different conditions. Make invisible magnetic fields visible using iron filings in an enclosed transparent box. Build an electromagnet to learn how electricity relates to magnetism. Finally, have some fun with what you have learned by playing some games with magnets. The full-color, 48-page manual guides your experiments with illustrated step-by-step instructions. Recommended Ages:8 ? 15 Dimensions: 13.09in length x 2.6in width x 8.9in height Weight: 1.6lb Read More

The Young Scientists Club
$8.07 $21.99 at AfterSchool.com

Young Scientists Club The Magic School Bus: Solar Energy to the Rescue Based on the popular Magic School Bus book series by Joanna... Cole and Bruce Degen, Young Scientists Club The Magic School Bus: Solar Energy to the Rescue fascinates children with the wonders of scientific discovery and sparks their interest in future science projects. Ms. Frizzle and her students take little scientists on a wild ride completely driven by solar energy. It is a great way to teach kids about the power of solar energy, its importance and how effectively it can be put to use in day-to-day life. Why Youll Love It: Join Ms. Frizzle and her students as they explore the greenhouse effect, collect real carbon dioxide, recreate global warming in a bottle and much more. Age: 5 years and up Features Multiple award-winning science kit Introduces children to the concept of solar energy Exciting and educational Educates children from greenhouse effect to global warming Weight: 0.7 lb Read More

LeapFrog
$21.79 $27.49 at AfterSchool.com

Discover a watery world of learning and laughter on 3 field trips with Molly, Gil, Bubble Puppy, and all your Bubble Guppy friends...! As you explore with the class, learn about science and social studies while building listening comprehension skills. Visit the Puppy Park to learn about recycling, Big Bubble City to learn about people and places, and a dinosaur dig site to find fossils. Plus, earn Bubble Badges and collect items along the way! Age 3-5 years Features Help the Bubble Guppies clean up the Puppy Park: Sort recycling and trash, and match animals with their habitats and foods. As you play, collect Bubble Bites?Bubble Puppys favorite snack! Then search under shells to find Bubble Puppys ball! Visit Big Bubble City to learn about the people and things you can see in a city, and to watch a fin-tastic fireworks celebration. Discover city places and people, and collect city items along the way. Then have a blast helping to make as many fireworks sparkle before time runs out! Go on a trip to a dinosaur dig site with Gil and discover facts about the prehistoric world. Help him collect bones and fossils to complete a skeleton, and then answer questions to identify, sort and match fossils. When youre done collecting, use your memory in a bonus game to match fossils as fast as you can! With 5 curricular mini-games, 3 bonus games and 3 activities, every level of play is packed full of exciting things to discover! Learning Difference Children can be a part of the Bubble Guppies learning environment, discovering social studies and science topics while nurturing their natural curiosity and inquisitiveness. Along the way, children build vocabulary and listening comprehension skills key to early reading as they learn about recycling, animal habitats, fossils and people and places in the community. ?Carolyn J., LeapFrog Learning Expert Works with Works with LeapPad2 Explorer, LeapPad1 Explorer, LeapsterGS Explorer and Leapster Explorer (sold separately). Recommended Ages:3 ? 5 Dimensions: 0.46in length x 1.77in width x 1.25in height Read More

Slinky
$7.79 $9.99 at AfterSchool.com

Slinky Science Electric Motor is a no tools needed science kit. Just bring your imagination and curiosity to make this powerful el...ectric motor run. Its fun to use as it powers its own motorboat! Battery required but not included. Features include: ?No tools needed ?Battery needed but not included ?Build a real battery powered electric motor ?Put the motor in the boat and watch it cruise ?16-page informational booklet included Read More

Educational Insights
$26.99 $39.99 at AfterSchool.com

Nancy Bs Science Club Microscope and Activity Journal Experience science with Nancy Balter! Nobody knows science like Nancy. Her b...rand-new line of scientific tools and real-life journaling activities provide hands-on science experiences that get kids comfortable and excited about science, giving them the confidence to pursue science further in school and in life. Scientific experiences designed for kids ages 8-11 Microscope and Activity Journal includes 40+ piece dual microscope (2 LEDs transform the dissecting microscope into a light microscope) with magnification from 30x to 400x and twenty-two-page journal including activities and space for drawings, such as examining cells, looking at crystals, observing bugs, and viewing critters in water. Requires 3AAA batteries. Recommended Ages:8 ? 11 Dimensions: 8.75in length x 9.25in width x 4.25in height Weight: 1.2lb Read More

Educational Insights
$12.49 $14.99 at AfterSchool.com

Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. - Beginning Science Hot Dots Jr. Card Set Beginning Science: Animal habitats and diets, roots, s...eeds, and fruits Getting ready for school has never been this much fun! Hot Dots Jr. card sets teach children all they need for academic success. Cards can be used alone as traditional flash cards, or when used with Ace?the Talking, Teaching Dog or Kat?the Talking, Teaching Kitty (both sold separately), fun lights and encouraging sounds guide children through cute, colorful lessons. Ages 3+/Grades Pre-K+ ? Set includes 36 double-sided cards?72 early learning activities ? Double-sided cards measure 6L x 4H each and store in included cases that feature handles for learning on the go Recommended Ages: 3 years - 6 years Read More

Educational Insights
$13.49 $16.99 at AfterSchool.com

Nancy Bs Science Club Crime Solver Scope and Forensic Activity Journal Experience science with Nancy Balter! Nobody knows science ...like Nancy. Her brand-new line of scientific tools and real-life journaling activities provide hands-on science experiences that get kids comfortable and excited about science, giving them the confidence to pursue science further in school and in life. Scientific experiences designed for kids ages 8-11 Crime Solver Scope and Forensic Activity Journal includes transforming Pocket Scope?a portable telescope and microscope in 1 and twenty-page Forensics Journal containing forensic activities such as fingerprinting, counterfeit-money detection, cloth fiber and hair identification, surveillance techniques, and more. Recommended Ages:8 ? 11 Dimensions: 10.5in length x 9.19in width x 3in height Read More

Educational Insights
$11.99 $14.99 at Casa

Educational Insights GeoSafari Plankton Net They say you should never swim alone... Millions of plankton live in ponds, lakes, and... oceans. Take a closer look with the GeoSafari Plankton Net! Toss the net into any natural body of water and sweep back and forth to collect plankton. Lift the net to examine them in the transparent bottle underneath or remove the bottle and attach the lid to share your finds with friends! Includes mesh plankton net with removable, transparent, magnified bottle with attached cap and laminated (waterproof) guide with plankton identification chart Can be used in ANY natural body of water?fresh or salt Interactive activity encourages exploration and discovery Can be held with hands or used with rope for docks and boats Ages 8+/Grades 3+ Recommended Ages: 8 years - 12 years Dimensions: 17.1in length x 17.8in width x 3.29in height Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Bug Net The net knows which bug youve caught! Choose a bug and drop it into the net to hear 100 amazing bug facts and quiz questions! Then listen as the Talking Bug Net asks you creepy, crawly questions using the facts youve learned. Includes 6 bugs?also great for stand-alone play?and interactive Bug Net Speaks dozens of bug facts, phrases, games, and instructions Requires 3 AAA batteries (not included) SMALL PARTS [1]. Not for < 3 yrs. Ages 4+/Grades Pre-K+ Recommended Ages: 4 years - 7 years Dimensions: 12.09in length x 6.5in width x 3.1in height Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. - Beginning Science Hot Dots Jr. Card Set Beginning Science: Animal habitats and diets, roots, seeds, and fruits Getting ready for school has never been this much fun! Hot Dots Jr. card sets teach children all they need for academic success. Cards can be used alone as traditional flash cards, or when used with Ace?the Talking, Teaching Dog or Kat?the Talking, Teaching Kitty (both sold separately), fun lights and encouraging sounds guide children through cute, colorful lessons. Ages 3+/Grades Pre-K+ ? Set includes 36 double-sided cards?72 early learning activities ? Double-sided cards measure 6L x 4H each and store in included cases that feature handles for learning on the go Recommended Ages: 3 years - 6 years Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. - Beginning Problem Solving Hot Dots Jr. Card Set Beginning Problem Solving Matching the whole to the parts, identifying before and after, determining cause and effect Getting ready for school has never been this much fun! Hot Dots Jr. card sets teach children all they need for academic success. Cards can be used alone as traditional flash cards, or when used with Ace?the Talking, Teaching Dog or Kat?the Talking, Teaching Kitty (both sold separately), fun lights and encouraging sounds guide children through cute, colorful lessons. Ages 3+/Grades Pre-K+ ? Set includes 36 double-sided cards?72 early learning activities ? Double-sided cards measure 6L x 4H each and store in included cases that feature handles for learning on the go Product Dimensions: Recommended Ages: 3 years - 6 years Educational Insights Kat - The Talking, Teaching Kitty Pen Kat?The Talking, Teaching Kitty Purrrfect for preschoolers! A feline version of best-selling Ace?the Talking, Teaching Dog, Kat works with all Hot Dots and Hot Dots Jr. card sets, providing instantaneous visual and audio feedback. Simply press the pen to an answer on any Hot Dots Jr. card for an immediate response?fun, motivating phrases for correct answers and gentle redirection for incorrect responses. ? Kat measures 6L ? Kat requires 2 AAA batteries, not included Ages 3+/Grades Pre-K+ Recommended Ages: 3 years - 6 years Read More

Melissa & Doug
$13.99 at Target

Our United States, Planets, Presidents and Countries of the World Learning Mats teach and reinforce specific subject knowledge and... offer an engaging way to play and learn! Write-on/wipe-off crayons make them easy to use again and again, so each one offers lasting value. Use them at home, or take them along with you to turn the car, the restaurant and the dreaded waiting room into the perfect places to learn! Features: Travel Size, Multiple Levels of PlayEducational Focus: Science, Social StudiesCare and Cleaning: Wipe Clean With a Dry ClothBattery: no battery usedManufacturer's Suggested Age: 6 Years and Up Read More

Play Visions
$8.99 at Amazon

Use the tropical squirting fish to add the water, and watch the colorful "eggs" grow to the size of small marbles. Ages 5 & up

Uncle Milton
$19.99 at Target

Exploring the outdoors is fun and educational with the Uncle Milton anteater bug vac. It easily picks up insects, like ants, with ...a touch of a button. The removable belly makes it easy to let the bugs out to observe them at close range. This amazing kids learning toy is simple and bug friendly too. Ages 5 and up. Manufacturer's Suggested Age: 5 Years and UpEducational Focus: Science, Creative ThinkingNumber of Players: 1 or More PlayersNumber of Pieces: 1Languages: EnglishPower Source: BatteriesBattery: Required, not included: 4 zinc carbon AA Read More

Educational Insights
$23.99 $29.99 at Hayneedle

About Educational Insights Based in Southern California, Educational Insights specializes in the manufacturing and innovation of e...ducational toys and games. Early childhood, math, language, Spanish, science, and social studies are all subjects they tackle in fun and inspiring ways. Teacher resources, classroom products, and games like Jeopardy are all a part of Educational Insights rich inventory designed by experienced educators and parents because they know best! Make learning fun with Educational Insights. Read More

K'nex
$134.99 at Amazon

Off to the races with the K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engine...ering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of issues related to forces, energy, and motion. Students work together to follow sound experimental procedures in data collection as they build, test, and evaluate several different vehicles, including racers, rollers, and wind powered cars. Inertia, force, speed, and friction are explored as students determine the effects that changing variables have on energy using flywheel, spring, and battery motors. Students will be expected to craft fair test procedures, create meaningful data displays, make reasonable and data supported reports, and analyze their collected data in light of the problem at hand. The K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set includes 442 K'NEX pieces, three different types of motors, a Teacher's Guide CD, and building instructions to build 11 working vehicles. This set is designed to support 16-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 4 models at a time, and is recommended for use in 5th through 9th grade classrooms. All parts of this set come packaged in a strong plastic tray with Snap-on lid for easy storage in the classroom. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 11 lesson plans that will help guide and facilitate student learning, emphasizing hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning as students build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate concepts, ideas, and designs. The key concepts covered in these lessons include: student designed experiments; energy transfer; kinetic energy; potential energy; mechanical systems; Newton's Laws; velocity and acceleration; graphing; motions and forces; the mathematics of motion; abilities of technological design; design challenges; applied simple machine technology; systems, order, and organization; and much more! STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

Scientific Explorer
$23.49 $29.99 at AfterSchool.com

With an assortment of crystal growing activities, the Ultimate Crystal Kit has more crystals for you to grow than any other kit! Y...oull learn all about crystals and grow every type of crystal imaginable, including giant gems, glowing geodes, and an entire crystal garden. Features include: ?This kit has 15 different crystal growing activities ?Grow geodes and grow giant crystals ?Grow crystals quickly - See spectacular results with in a 2 - 3 days ?This fun kit makes geology exciting and accessible to kids ?The crystal experiments in this kit make great projects for science fairs Recommended Ages:9 and up Dimensions: 15.19in length x 12.19in width x 3.39in height Read More

Ravensburger
$14.79 at AfterSchool.com

Ravensburger Science X Activity Kit - Dinosaurs Take a trip through the Jurassic age! Create your own nautilus fossil, excavate a ...Megalosaurus tooth, build a T.Rex skeleton and more. This in-depth dino discovery kit includes directions and supplies for 6 awesom archeological activities. Can you dig it? Read More

LeapFrog
$10.99 $15.39 at AfterSchool.com

Build essential skills in reading, mathematics, social studies and science to prepare for school-success. Use the #1 selling Tag R...eading System to bring this book to life! ? A fun multi-subject book focused on fundamental school readiness skills! ? This Learn through Reading book is part of the Tag Learn to Read System. The Tag System helps children develop and strengthen critical reading skills, and the Learn through Reading series is designed to help them apply those skills to explore topics like science, geography, writing and more. The Tag Learn to Read System library features 80+ interactive books, puzzles, maps and more. ? Parents can connect the Tag Reader to the online LeapFrog Learning Path to see what their child is playing and learning. ? Appropriate for children ages 4 to 6 years. Tag Reader sold separately. Product Measures: 7.75 x 9.25 x 0.375 Recommended Ages: 4 years - 6 years Weight: 0.5 lb Read More

Manhattan Toy
$11.00 at AfterSchool.com

Stickerific fun is in store! These are no your ordinary stickers. Kids can make their very own colorful sticker designs that cling... to a variety of surfaces again and again! Kit includes: 1 plastic folder, 2 tracing template sheets full of fun sticker designs, 5 colorful glue sticks and 1 bottle of black outlining glue. Plus you can store your sticker making supplies in the portable storage tin. ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, its essential to a childs cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for childrens products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Recommended Ages:6 ? 10 Dimensions: 6in length x 2in width x 6in height Weight: 0.59lb Read More

VINCI
$99.99 $169.99 at AfterSchool.com

VINCI Tab II M 5 Touch Learning Tablet (WIFI, 8 GB) The perfect gift for that special child - VINCI Tab was created as a new categ...ory of fun learning tools with the goal to engage, empower and educate children. VINCI Tab II M, a 5 touchscreen, lighter than the 7 model, is fully compatible with VINCI Curriculum apps. Plus, taking collaborative play and social skills to new heights, VINCI Tab II M can be networked together for children to play in groups. Together, our three main early learning tools - VINCI Curriculum, VINCI Tab and VINCI Tab II M, provide a step-by-step learning structure comprised of 43 learning subjects and 3 levels of assessment that cover all 6 aspects of a childs developing mind: Thinking Skills; Emotional and Social Skills; Language and Literacy; Math and Logical Reasoning; General Knowledge; and Science. VINCI is the only technology platform that helps parents clearly visualize the path of their childrens future success. With WIFI and Parent Login, VINCI Tab II M instantly switches to regular tablet mode for high quality web browsing, emails, social networking and entertainment with HD video and music support as well as graphic acceleration to support 3D gaming. Product Features: Content1: Powered by VINCI Curriculum, VINCI Tab II M provides a step-by-step learning structure to help parents prepare children for school success. Child Safety: All VINCI tablets are designed and tested to comply with FDA safety standards for children 18 months and older. Mobility: With VINCIs signature handle, weighing just half a pound, VINCI Tab II M keeps your child mobile, turning every moment into a learning opportunity. VINCI Diary2: Offers the Age Norm reference guide to track your childs progress and to compose your childs personal storybook. Multilanguage Support3: The only Android tablet supporting VINCI Curriculum apps with a language selection option - English, French, Spanish and Chinese. Social Learning: Children can share their learning experience with friends and family by networking up to 4 VINCI Tab II M tablets together to play games, build puzzles and enjoy social interaction. Appeals to adults: Standard WIFI and full Android features for web surfing and entertainment, front and back dual camera, pocket size and graphic acceleration engine for 3D gaming. VINCI Tab II M is also designed for adults to enjoy. Product Measures: 6.65 by 3.86 by 0.57 Recommended Ages: 18 Months and Up Read More

Educational Insights
$29.29 $39.99 at AfterSchool.com

Nancy Bs Science Club AquaScope and Underwater Wonders Activity Journal Experience science with Nancy Balter! Nobody knows science... like Nancy. Her brand-new line of scientific tools and real-life journaling activities provide hands-on science experiences that get kids comfortable and excited about science, giving them the confidence to pursue science further in school and in life. Scientific experiences designed for kids ages 8-11 AquaScope and Underwater Wonders Activity Journal includes underwater telescope with 5x magnification and Marine Biologists Journal with eighteen pages of collection, observation, writing, drawing, and other activities. Requires 3AAA batteries. Recommended Ages:8 ? 11 Dimensions: 14in length x 9in width x 5in height Read More

Workman Publishing Company
$12.95 at AfterSchool.com

Jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises and games in every subject, Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 1 reinf...orces what kids are learning in the classroom. The workbooks lively layout and easy-to-follow explanations make learning fun, interactive, and concrete. Plus its written to help parents follow and explain key concepts. Includes phonics, spelling, vocabulary, find the rhyme, addition, subtraction, skip counting, time, money, maps, science, brain boxes, and much, much more. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/9/2008 Pages: 320 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Brain Quest Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Dimensions: 11.75in length x 8.21in width x 0.83in height Weight: 28.8oz. Read More

Educational Insights
$19.29 $24.99 at AfterSchool.com

Educational Insights Space Spinners Game Its not rocket science: its centrifugal force! Spin your saucer fast enough to transport ...your fuel balls from the Recommended Ages: 6-10 years Product Measures: 10 x5 x10 Read More

Scientific Explorer
$18.29 $24.99 at AfterSchool.com

Yum! Who knew science could taste so good? With this kit, youll whip up cupcakes, cookies, candy, and more--all in the name of sci...ence! Learn what makes cakes rise, candy crystallize, and more real chemistry that happens in the kitchen. Features include: ?Tasty Science is packed with ingredients, recipes, activity cards, a test tube laboratory, and lots more to explore the science of taste ?Make delicious creations and creative concoctions, all in your own kitchen! ?What makes soda pop fizz? Find out with this cool kit! ?Satisfy your sweet tooth while feeding your brain! ?This kit makes a great gift for kids who love science, or cooking! Recommended Ages:6 ? 11 Dimensions: 12.3in length x 10.19in width x 3in height Weight: 0.75 lb Read More

Melissa & Doug
$29.99 at Hayneedle

Houston, we have no problems here at all! Your little one will love playing astronaut in this high-quality Melissa and Doug Astron...aut Role-play Set! Complete with realistic suit, gloves and helmet, this costume will help keep kids entertained for hours, and hopefully they'll develop an interest in space and science! Kids will be over the moon when they get to step into the jumpsuit, slip on the stretchy silver gloves, and top it all off with the shiny helmet! You can personalize the nametag on the suit, and just wipe everything off for the next kid to play! Whatever the mission, your kid will be on it and love it, with their astronaut suit! About Melissa and Doug Toys Since 1988, Melissa and Doug have grown into a beloved children's product company. They're known for their quality, educational toys and items, and have grown in double digits annually. The Melissa and Doug company has been named Vendor of the Year by such great retailers as FAO Schwarz, Toys R Us, and Learning Express, and their toys have been honored as "Toys of the Year" by Child Magazine, FamilyFun Magazine and Parenting Magazine. Melissa and Doug - caring, quality children's products. Read More

Educational Insights
$82.99 $89.99 at Hayneedle

About Educational Insights Based in Southern California, Educational Insights specializes in the manufacturing and innovation of e...ducational toys and games. Early childhood, math, language, Spanish, science, and social studies are all subjects they tackle in fun and inspiring ways. Teacher resources, classroom products, and games like Jeopardy are all a part of Educational Insights rich inventory designed by experienced educators and parents because they know best! Make learning fun with Educational Insights. Read More

Educational Insights
$37.99 $54.99 at Hayneedle

Talking microscope makes learning fun 5x magnification power and built-in light Rotate the dial to learn facts or play quiz games ...Includes 12 slides with common insects For ages 5 and up Batteries not included What's Included Microscope, (12) SlidesWhat's Not Included BatteriesDescription Kids will have a blast as they learn with the Educational Insights Geo Safari Talking Microscope. Examine 12 bugs up close at 5x magnification, learn facts, and play fun quiz games. For grades K+. Requires (3) C Batteries (Not Included). Dimensions: 5.5L x 8W x 10H inches. About Educational Insights Based in Southern California, Educational Insights specializes in the manufacturing and innovation of educational toys and games. Early childhood, math, language, Spanish, science, and social studies are all subjects they tackle in fun and inspiring ways. Teacher resources, classroom products, and games like Jeopardy are all a part of Educational Insights rich inventory designed by experienced educators and parents because they know best! Make learning fun with Educational Insights. Read More

Educational Insights
$24.99 at Hayneedle

Perfect tool for investigating everyday mysteries Can also be transformed into a telescope for sleuthing Suitable for ages 8 years... and above Comes with 22-page forensic activity journal Crime solver scope measures 8.75L x 1W x 1H inches What's Included Crime solver scope, 22-page activity journalDescription Your child will love solving crimes while you'll love that they're learning with the Educational Insights Nancy Bs Science Club Crime Solver Scope and Forensics Activity Journal. Designed to give your child a hands-on science experience, helping them to not only be comfortable with science, but to have fun with it as they learn, this set is made for children ages eight to 11. The Crime Solver Scope and Forensic Activity Journal includes a transforming Pocket Scope, a portable telescope and microscope, and a 20 page forensics journal which contains forensic activities such as fingerprinting, counterfeit-money detection, cloth fiber and hair identification, surveillance techniques, and more. Small parts makes this set unsuitable for children under three. About Educational Insights Based in Southern California, Educational Insights specializes in the manufacturing and innovation of educational toys and games. Early childhood, math, language, Spanish, science, and social studies are all subjects they tackle in fun and inspiring ways. Teacher resources, classroom products, and games like Jeopardy are all a part of Educational Insights rich inventory designed by experienced educators and parents because they know best! Make learning fun with Educational Insights. Read More

Educational Insights
$39.99 $48.99 at Hayneedle

3 aerated compartments show decomposition process Designed for kids 4 and older Included thermometers show temperature change Give...s side-by-side comparisons on different materials Clear box dimensions: 13W x 5.25D x 8H inches Example shows banana peel decomposed in 10 days What's Included 1 clear plastic box with faux grass top, 3 clear-view compartments with aeration holes and magnification spots, ThermometersDescription About Educational Insights Based in Southern California, Educational Insights specializes in the manufacturing and innovation of educational toys and games. Early childhood, math, language, Spanish, science, and social studies are all subjects they tackle in fun and inspiring ways. Teacher resources, classroom products, and games like Jeopardy are all a part of Educational Insights rich inventory designed by experienced educators and parents because they know best! Make learning fun with Educational Insights. Read More

Scientific Explorer
$14.79 $23.99 at Casa

Scientific Explorer family fun kits offer a wide range of exciting projects for the whole family. Fun gender neutral topics that a...re loved by boys and girls. Learn the science of bubble gum, pizza and many more of your favorite treats or unleash your inner wizard with Magic Science. What makes scary movies so scary? Makeup. Makeup turns ordinary movie actors into zombies, monsters and vampires. It gets you to believe in bloody battles and bruising fight scenes, even when people are just faking it. Now you can create some of these special effects in your own home. In this kit, youll find everything you need to practice the tricks that movie makeup artists use to create their most disgusting and frightening effects. Youll make fake blood, oozing blisters, scabby cuts and more. Along the way, youll also learn some cool science about what happens to your body when things like gashes, bruises and burns are for real. In each activity, youll get to act and think like a real scientist. Youll measure, youll compare things, youll ask questions and youll make observations using your senses. Lets get gory. Created in collaboration with the early learning experts at UC Berkeley GEMS (Great Exploration in Math and Science.) Includes: Corn syrup 4 fluid oz, petroleum jelly 3 oz, corn starch 2oz, glue 1.25 oz, gelatin 0.5 oz, red food coloring 0.2 fl oz, green food coloring 0.2 fl oz, 5 markers, 3 plastic cups, 2 stir sticks, measuring spoon and activity guide. At Giddy Up, we understand the importance of play in a childs development. Thats why our products are more than toys. They not only incorporate learning into play, they go one step further, encouraging experimentation and kindling the imagination. Theres a method to our fun and activities (but the kids will never know it). With a little Giddy Up in everything we do, our mission is to bring the world extraordinary products that transform the way kids color, create, play and learn. Features include: ?Scientific Explorer family fun kits offer a wide range of exciting projects for the whole family ?Learn the science of bubble gum, pizza and many more of your favorite treats or unleash your inner wizard with Magic Science ?Makeup turns ordinary movie actors into zombies, monsters and vampires ?At Giddy Up, we understand the importance of play in a childs development ?Giddy Up not only incorporates learning into play, we go one step further, encouraging experimentation and kindling the imagination Recommended Ages:4 ? 8 Dimensions: 10in length x 2.75in width x 12in height Read More

Manhattan Toy
$17.99 $20.00 at AfterSchool.com

A perfect first sewing kit that comes with all the beginning sewing essentials including, simple patterns, pre-cut felt shapes and... a variety of beads to create some adorable first sewing projects. Plus store the supplies in the cute portable storage tin. Sewing Kit includes: paper sewing template, 6 sheets of felt, pink organza bag, precut felt pieces, 3 colors of embroidery floss, lady companion, measuring tape, scissors, 4 sharp needles, 1 bag of beads and polyfill. ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, its essential to a childs cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for childrens products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Recommended Ages:8 ? 12 Dimensions: 8in length x 3in width x 6in height Read More

Manhattan Toy
$18.79 $20.00 at AfterSchool.com

Kids can learn the art of knitting with this introduction to the basics of casting on, simple stitches, binding off and pom-pom ma...king. Use your new skills to create fun projects such as headbands, pom-pom rings and an owl hat. Plus store the supplies in the cute portable storage tin. Kit includes: 2 wooden knitting needles, 5 balls of colored yarn, 2 wooden pom-pom disks, French Knitter and stick, small crochet hook, measuring tape, 1 lady companion, 3 dull needles, scissors and an instructional booklet. ABOUT MANHATTAN TOY Play is discovery and exploration, and joy, and growth, and learning, and so much more. And for us play is serious work. So when we bring play to life, we do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of our products, from the newest concepts to our time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight our consumers large and small. Originality Founded in 1979 by Francis Goldwyn (grandson of motion picture studio owner Sam Goldwyn), Manhattan Toy pioneered the use of non-traditional fabrics in toy design and introduced delightful new body styles in soft toys. Although Goldwyn is no longer involved in the ownership of Manhattan Toy, we remain true to his vision of marching to the beat of a different (toy) drum. Developmental Value Play is not only fun, its essential to a childs cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our design process blends science and whimsy to produce toys that offer children a rich array of visual and tactile stimulation and unlimited opportunities for imaginative exploration. Quality and Safety Our unsurpassed quality standards ensure that our toys are both durable and safe. Prior to manufacture, each Manhattan Toy design is thoroughly tested to comply with the most rigorous international standards for childrens products. Our quality assurance team continually reviews designs and procedures to ensure that products exceed both existing and new safety regulations. Recommended Ages:8 ? 12 Dimensions: 8in length x 3in width x 6in height Weight: 0.85lb Read More

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