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Byzantine Spinners from AS&S

A tiny touch of whimsy from your local scientific and surplus monger. You get a trio of 1-3/4" dia x approx 2-5/8" tall plastic tops in assorted colors, with the American Science & Surplus logo on the disc. The tops of the tops have a vaguely Constantinopolitan shape, and are a different color from the bottom. Just one more dazzling detail from Jarvis.

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Byzantine Spinners from AS&S

A tiny touch of whimsy from your local scientific and surplus monger. You get a trio of 1-3/4" dia x approx 2-5/8" tall plastic tops in assorted colors, with the American Science & Surplus logo on the disc. The tops of the tops have a vaguely Constantinopolitan shape, and are a different color from the bottom. Just one more dazzling detail from Jarvis.

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$3.25 PKG (3)

Stick With The Dinosaurs

Kids love stickers. Kids love dinosaurs. Put ’em together and what have you got? Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo? No, you’ve got (3) packs of (4) sheets each with (11) dino stickers from 1/2” to 2” tall on each, plus (9) other tiny palm trees, leaves, dragonflies and volcanoes. We’ll send you (3) packs containing a total of (240) stickers, (132) of them dinosaurs. We love math. For ages 3+. Made in Canada for a change.

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CARTOON DINOSAUR STICKERS

Stick With The Dinosaurs

Kids love stickers. Kids love dinosaurs. Put ’em together and what have you got? Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo? No, you’ve got (3) packs of (4) sheets each with (11) dino stickers from 1/2” to 2” tall on each, plus (9) other tiny palm trees, leaves, dragonflies and volcanoes. We’ll send you (3) packs containing a total of (240) stickers, (132) of them dinosaurs. We love math. For ages 3+. Made in Canada for a change.

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$2.95 PKG (3)

Gyros-R-We

Gyroscopes, not Greek sandwiches with tzatziki sauce. This multi-award-winning, 102-piece kit from Thames & Kosmos features (7) projects using motorized gyroscope-based science. Includes a gyrobot, personal transporter (think Segway), gyro horizon, gyrocompass, balance game, tightrope walker and flight simulator. Includes a 24-page manual and requires (3) “AAA” batteries and a little curiosity.

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GYROBOT KIT

Gyros-R-We

Gyroscopes, not Greek sandwiches with tzatziki sauce. This multi-award-winning, 102-piece kit from Thames & Kosmos features (7) projects using motorized gyroscope-based science. Includes a gyrobot, personal transporter (think Segway), gyro horizon, gyrocompass, balance game, tightrope walker and flight simulator. Includes a 24-page manual and requires (3) “AAA” batteries and a little curiosity.

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$49.95 EACH

Fuzzy Puppets

These are either polyester-haired wacky puppets or the world's least attractive mittens. Either way, they'll entertain your kids. Measure 11" tall (long?) x 6-1/4" so they'll take any size fist. You'll get (3) in red, purple, green or orange (our choice), and some might even have sunglasses.

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HAIRY HAND-PUPPETS

Fuzzy Puppets

These are either polyester-haired wacky puppets or the world's least attractive mittens. Either way, they'll entertain your kids. Measure 11" tall (long?) x 6-1/4" so they'll take any size fist. You'll get (3) in red, purple, green or orange (our choice), and some might even have sunglasses.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

Glow If You Love Science

Chemiluminescence, which is glow-in-the-dark to anyone who doesn’t like six-syllable words, is a favorite here. Half the warehouse glows in the dark, and that’s not counting the staff. All of which is why we’re selling this 30-piece Glowing Chemistry kit from Thames & Kosmos. Comes with 3g of luminol, 6g of potassium hexacyanoferrate and 12g of sodium carbonate, plus test tubes, pipette, goggles, measuring cups, stir sticks and UV beads among other stuff, including a 48-page manual with (22) different experiments (because 22 of the same experiments would be stupid). For ages 10+. Made in Germany.

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GLOW IN THE DARK CHEMISTRY KIT

Glow If You Love Science

Chemiluminescence, which is glow-in-the-dark to anyone who doesn’t like six-syllable words, is a favorite here. Half the warehouse glows in the dark, and that’s not counting the staff. All of which is why we’re selling this 30-piece Glowing Chemistry kit from Thames & Kosmos. Comes with 3g of luminol, 6g of potassium hexacyanoferrate and 12g of sodium carbonate, plus test tubes, pipette, goggles, measuring cups, stir sticks and UV beads among other stuff, including a 48-page manual with (22) different experiments (because 22 of the same experiments would be stupid). For ages 10+. Made in Germany.

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$39.95 EACH

Hacky Joke

Kick around Batman’s favorite nemesis and improve your footy skills. In green, purple and white woven whatever, this Joker-face hacky sack is 2-5/8” dia. Hecho in Guatemala, where they don’t like the Joker either. You’ll get (2) sacks--one for each foot.

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BATMAN’S JOKER HACKY SACK

Hacky Joke

Kick around Batman’s favorite nemesis and improve your footy skills. In green, purple and white woven whatever, this Joker-face hacky sack is 2-5/8” dia. Hecho in Guatemala, where they don’t like the Joker either. You’ll get (2) sacks--one for each foot.

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$3.95 PKG (2)

Pluto Lives!

Hanging from your ceiling. Our multi-color glow-in-the-dark solar system DIY 3-dimensional mobile includes a 4-1/8" dia sun, 2-3/4" Jupiter, 2" Saturn with removable rings, 15/16" Uranus and Neptune, 13/16" Earth and Venus, and 11/16" Mars, Mercury and Pluto, all with little rings at the top to hang them from. Includes (32) feet of cord and a fact sheet. If, on the other hand, you want to be on the astronomical cutting edge, just leave Pluto in the box and tell him to get over it.

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GITD SOLAR SYSTEM

Pluto Lives!

Hanging from your ceiling. Our multi-color glow-in-the-dark solar system DIY 3-dimensional mobile includes a 4-1/8" dia sun, 2-3/4" Jupiter, 2" Saturn with removable rings, 15/16" Uranus and Neptune, 13/16" Earth and Venus, and 11/16" Mars, Mercury and Pluto, all with little rings at the top to hang them from. Includes (32) feet of cord and a fact sheet. If, on the other hand, you want to be on the astronomical cutting edge, just leave Pluto in the box and tell him to get over it.

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$22.95 EACH

You Know From Taggles?

Think whimsical foam emojis, for kiddies to stick on stuff like windows, fridges, turtles, foreheads or other smooth surfaces. Measure eensy-weensy to maybe-an-inch for the largest ones. (You can peel them off when the kids go to high school.) Packs range from (75) to (148) pieces, depending on the level of whimsicality (dogs, hot dogs, cakes, spiders, bathtubs, eyeballs, etc.) plus a couple of thought balloons per sheet to write on. Stickers are easily restickable. For ages 5+.

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TAGGLES™ STICKER PACKS

You Know From Taggles?

Think whimsical foam emojis, for kiddies to stick on stuff like windows, fridges, turtles, foreheads or other smooth surfaces. Measure eensy-weensy to maybe-an-inch for the largest ones. (You can peel them off when the kids go to high school.) Packs range from (75) to (148) pieces, depending on the level of whimsicality (dogs, hot dogs, cakes, spiders, bathtubs, eyeballs, etc.) plus a couple of thought balloons per sheet to write on. Stickers are easily restickable. For ages 5+.

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$3.75 PKG (2)

All Eyes Are Googly Eyes

Each pack has (16) cartoonish alien stickers with googly eyes, but they're aliens, so some have two eyes but many have one or three, which is why aliens have a hard time buying glasses. Stickers range in size from 3/8" to 1-1/2" tall, just like the real aliens.

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GOOGLY ALIEN STICKERS

All Eyes Are Googly Eyes

Each pack has (16) cartoonish alien stickers with googly eyes, but they're aliens, so some have two eyes but many have one or three, which is why aliens have a hard time buying glasses. Stickers range in size from 3/8" to 1-1/2" tall, just like the real aliens.

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$3.95 PKG (4)

My First Robot

You can’t start robotics too early. The Robot Engineer from Thames & Kosmos won ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids 2016 in the Constructive Play category. Made to give kids 3+ a head start on STEM, it’s a 53-piece plastic construction set with a 32-page storybook for building (10) models with moving parts, including lots of wheels and gears sized to fit smaller hands.

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KIDS’ ROBOTIC ENGINEER KIT

My First Robot

You can’t start robotics too early. The Robot Engineer from Thames & Kosmos won ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids 2016 in the Constructive Play category. Made to give kids 3+ a head start on STEM, it’s a 53-piece plastic construction set with a 32-page storybook for building (10) models with moving parts, including lots of wheels and gears sized to fit smaller hands.

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$46.50 EACH

Better Stress Stuff

Stress balls are for people with no imagination. (OK, stressed-out people with no imagination.) Your thinking person suffering stress will go for either our squeezable foam rubber garbage can, 3” tall x 1-3/4” dia at the bottom, which is where you image your troubles going while you squeeze; or the realistic, doughnut-sized squeezable chocolate doughnut, which is better for you than the real thing and won’t get all over your fingers. Bonus: at 3” dia x 1-1/4” ID, these doughnuts are the perfect size to replace full-size headphone pads.

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FOAM RUBBER STRESS DOUGHNUT

Better Stress Stuff

Stress balls are for people with no imagination. (OK, stressed-out people with no imagination.) Your thinking person suffering stress will go for either our squeezable foam rubber garbage can, 3” tall x 1-3/4” dia at the bottom, which is where you image your troubles going while you squeeze; or the realistic, doughnut-sized squeezable chocolate doughnut, which is better for you than the real thing and won’t get all over your fingers. Bonus: at 3” dia x 1-1/4” ID, these doughnuts are the perfect size to replace full-size headphone pads.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

If Tesla Had Invented Monopoly...

Teach them electrical circuitry with this Circuit/Maze™ board game. Includes a 5 x 5 matrix board; LED blocks; assorted right-angle, bridge, straight, blank, 2, 3 and 4-way blocks; a battery holder; and (60) challenge cards with beginner, intermediate, advanced, expert options. Meet the challenges and make the beacon light up, and you win. You add (3) “AAA” batteries.

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CIRCUIT MAZE™ ELECTRICITY GAME

If Tesla Had Invented Monopoly...

Teach them electrical circuitry with this Circuit/Maze™ board game. Includes a 5 x 5 matrix board; LED blocks; assorted right-angle, bridge, straight, blank, 2, 3 and 4-way blocks; a battery holder; and (60) challenge cards with beginner, intermediate, advanced, expert options. Meet the challenges and make the beacon light up, and you win. You add (3) “AAA” batteries.

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$29.95 EACH

Learning Circuits Is A Snap

Yet another great Snap Circuits® kit, this one based on lighting and optics, with a bonus 3-dimensional circuit board. Includes (50) parts and over (150) projects. Special components include an infinity mirror; red, green, blue and white LEDs; 6-way gel wheel; photoresistor; and a diffusion lens. Parts compatible with all other Snap Circuits® kits, too.

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3-D SNAP CIRCUITS® OPTICS KIT

Learning Circuits Is A Snap

Yet another great Snap Circuits® kit, this one based on lighting and optics, with a bonus 3-dimensional circuit board. Includes (50) parts and over (150) projects. Special components include an infinity mirror; red, green, blue and white LEDs; 6-way gel wheel; photoresistor; and a diffusion lens. Parts compatible with all other Snap Circuits® kits, too.

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$49.95 EACH

We Can’t Stress This Enough…

When you’re under pressure, you need something to squeeze. You pick from our selection of stress squeezees, including the slot machine for losing gamblers; the fireplace for nervous stonemasons; a lovely bigmouth bass for when the big one got away again; and a bathroom scale because you still haven’t lost that weight. All are nicely sized, at approx 3” to 4”, to fit into any stressed-out fist.

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FOAM FISH STRESS TOY

We Can’t Stress This Enough…

When you’re under pressure, you need something to squeeze. You pick from our selection of stress squeezees, including the slot machine for losing gamblers; the fireplace for nervous stonemasons; a lovely bigmouth bass for when the big one got away again; and a bathroom scale because you still haven’t lost that weight. All are nicely sized, at approx 3” to 4”, to fit into any stressed-out fist.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

PASTEL PIGS

Not just pigs, but pigs in pork-pie hats, quite appropriately. Pigs in chartreuse and pale orange (our pick). They're actually small, 4-3/4" long, plastic piggy banks with just the coin slot, so you have to slaughter them to get your money back. (Just like the real thing.) Just squealing for craft and decorative applications, and perfect for teaching boared students the art of saving. Buy in bulk and give the whole class a lesson in basic economics.

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PIGGY BANKS

PASTEL PIGS

Not just pigs, but pigs in pork-pie hats, quite appropriately. Pigs in chartreuse and pale orange (our pick). They're actually small, 4-3/4" long, plastic piggy banks with just the coin slot, so you have to slaughter them to get your money back. (Just like the real thing.) Just squealing for craft and decorative applications, and perfect for teaching boared students the art of saving. Buy in bulk and give the whole class a lesson in basic economics.

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$7.50 PKG (35)

Toss–up

You can now order replacement dice for sports games that you already own, or sets for DIY games. All the dice are standard 5/8” cubes with contrasting indented dots. Pay attention, here. You get –– (4) green dice, (1) of which rolls golf situations, like “Out of Bounds.”  The other (3) are standard (6) number dice. You get (5) sets in each order. How can you pass up this many dice for this few dollars? We didn't think so. 


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GOLF DICE

Toss–up

You can now order replacement dice for sports games that you already own, or sets for DIY games. All the dice are standard 5/8” cubes with contrasting indented dots. Pay attention, here. You get –– (4) green dice, (1) of which rolls golf situations, like “Out of Bounds.”  The other (3) are standard (6) number dice. You get (5) sets in each order. How can you pass up this many dice for this few dollars? We didn't think so. 


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$2.50 PKG (5)

Girly Stickers

We don’t actually know if there are 4” tall princesses to stick these dress-up stickers on (we can’t stay on top of everything) but if not, your kiddie could draw her own. She gets (9) stickers, with (2) long (2-3/4”) gowns, a pair of glittery shoes, a handbag, (2) jeweled necklaces, a brooch and a compact.

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WOMEN’S WARDROBE STICKERS

Girly Stickers

We don’t actually know if there are 4” tall princesses to stick these dress-up stickers on (we can’t stay on top of everything) but if not, your kiddie could draw her own. She gets (9) stickers, with (2) long (2-3/4”) gowns, a pair of glittery shoes, a handbag, (2) jeweled necklaces, a brooch and a compact.

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$2.95 PKG (2)

A Little Music

This is kind of like sneaking into the band room in junior high and honking and banging on all of the instruments. Except in this case you can’t get in trouble. You’ll get a steel kazoo, 4-3/4" long; a 4” long, three-octave Hohner harmonica in red, green, blue or yellow (we’ll pick) with a clear vinyl pouch; a 6-7/8” long plastic slide whistle with steel slide; a crank-operated mechanical music box, clear acrylic and measuring 2-1/4" x 2" x 1-1/4" (turning out “Brahms’ Lullaby,” “Row Your Boat” and other classics), and a nice, American-made 3-5/8" long steel jaw harp with playing instructions. Now you just need some bandmates. Buy them single by clicking here. 

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MUSICAL INSTRUMENT PARTY PACK

A Little Music

This is kind of like sneaking into the band room in junior high and honking and banging on all of the instruments. Except in this case you can’t get in trouble. You’ll get a steel kazoo, 4-3/4" long; a 4” long, three-octave Hohner harmonica in red, green, blue or yellow (we’ll pick) with a clear vinyl pouch; a 6-7/8” long plastic slide whistle with steel slide; a crank-operated mechanical music box, clear acrylic and measuring 2-1/4" x 2" x 1-1/4" (turning out “Brahms’ Lullaby,” “Row Your Boat” and other classics), and a nice, American-made 3-5/8" long steel jaw harp with playing instructions. Now you just need some bandmates. Buy them single by clicking here. 

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$19.95 EACH

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