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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

Leo, You’re Our Model

Leonardo DaVinci didn’t work so hard to come up with his brilliant devices just so we could forget about them 500 years later. Get this DaVinci pack of (4) wooden model kits of his machinery and understand the genius. The classic catapult, approx 9” tall, uses the tension from (2) bent arms to power the spring and throw a clay ball over (13) feet. The ornithopter has an approx 24” wingspan and comes with a 15th century crash test dummy. The aerial screw helicopter has a canvas canopy and measures approx 15” tall on a 9” square base when complete; and the trebuchet, another launcing device, measures approx 12-3/4” x 4-1/2” and 24” tall. Of course, it comes with a clay ball to shoot, too. Most for ages 9+.

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DAVINCI WOODEN MODEL SUPER PACK

Leo, You’re Our Model

Leonardo DaVinci didn’t work so hard to come up with his brilliant devices just so we could forget about them 500 years later. Get this DaVinci pack of (4) wooden model kits of his machinery and understand the genius. The classic catapult, approx 9” tall, uses the tension from (2) bent arms to power the spring and throw a clay ball over (13) feet. The ornithopter has an approx 24” wingspan and comes with a 15th century crash test dummy. The aerial screw helicopter has a canvas canopy and measures approx 15” tall on a 9” square base when complete; and the trebuchet, another launcing device, measures approx 12-3/4” x 4-1/2” and 24” tall. Of course, it comes with a clay ball to shoot, too. Most for ages 9+.

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$69.95 PKG (4)

Bridges To Burn

Or break, actually, as an heuristic exercise. Here's a classroom-full of bridge-building supplies based on the Illinois Institute of Technology's national bridge-building contest. Each kit contains enough balsa wood pieces and glue to supply (24) budding engineers or physics students with what it takes to test their skills at wooden bridge construction. Includes a 12pp teacher's guide with info about (6) bridge styles and (8) types of trusses, (24) rules/instruction sheets for students, (360) pieces of 1/8" square x 24" long wood, and (24) bottles of white glue. Among the most engaging and popular classroom projects in the country, it's designed for grades 7-12.

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CLASSROOM BRIDGE KIT

Bridges To Burn

Or break, actually, as an heuristic exercise. Here's a classroom-full of bridge-building supplies based on the Illinois Institute of Technology's national bridge-building contest. Each kit contains enough balsa wood pieces and glue to supply (24) budding engineers or physics students with what it takes to test their skills at wooden bridge construction. Includes a 12pp teacher's guide with info about (6) bridge styles and (8) types of trusses, (24) rules/instruction sheets for students, (360) pieces of 1/8" square x 24" long wood, and (24) bottles of white glue. Among the most engaging and popular classroom projects in the country, it's designed for grades 7-12.

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$89.95 EACH

Care To Defy Gravity?

Who says it’s a law? This dandy kit from Thames & Kosmos uses a ripcord-activated gyroscope approx 2” dia, and a 1” dia flywheel in an 87-piece kit that lets you create (20) gravity-defying experiments, including tops, robots, break-dancers and motorcycles. Call it fun with physics. Kit includes tracks and a 32-page manual. For ages 8+.

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GYROSCOPE SCIENCE EXPERIMENT KIT

Care To Defy Gravity?

Who says it’s a law? This dandy kit from Thames & Kosmos uses a ripcord-activated gyroscope approx 2” dia, and a 1” dia flywheel in an 87-piece kit that lets you create (20) gravity-defying experiments, including tops, robots, break-dancers and motorcycles. Call it fun with physics. Kit includes tracks and a 32-page manual. For ages 8+.

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$24.95 EACH

Build Your Own Universe

Make a nice start at constructing your very own universe with this excellent molecule model set. You get (24) 3/4" and (25) 1" plastic balls in assorted blue, black, yellow and orange colors with varying numbers of holes for connectors; (26) white ball/rod combos to stand for hydrogen; and (27) connector rods in (3) lengths for valency bonds. Includes a chart explaining the system and a periodic table inside the sturdy storage box. Great classroom tool for ages 13 and up.

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ATOMIC MODEL SET FOR STUDENTS

Build Your Own Universe

Make a nice start at constructing your very own universe with this excellent molecule model set. You get (24) 3/4" and (25) 1" plastic balls in assorted blue, black, yellow and orange colors with varying numbers of holes for connectors; (26) white ball/rod combos to stand for hydrogen; and (27) connector rods in (3) lengths for valency bonds. Includes a chart explaining the system and a periodic table inside the sturdy storage box. Great classroom tool for ages 13 and up.

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$24.50 EACH

AWARD WINNING SNAP CIRCUITS

Build yourself a kid with a career in electronics. Start with this Snap Circuits® Motion kit with over (50) parts and instructions for (165) projects, including a mini-car, crawler, motion detector, tilt sensor and others. You add (4) "AA" batteries, conveniently available right here at your favorite supplier. From Elenco®.

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SNAP MOTION MOTION KIT FROM ELENCO

AWARD WINNING SNAP CIRCUITS

Build yourself a kid with a career in electronics. Start with this Snap Circuits® Motion kit with over (50) parts and instructions for (165) projects, including a mini-car, crawler, motion detector, tilt sensor and others. You add (4) "AA" batteries, conveniently available right here at your favorite supplier. From Elenco®.

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$64.95 EACH

Ars, Gratia

Keep them occupied all day with these themed "artist trading card kits," each of which comes with (5) chipboard frames, 3-3/8" x 2-1/2" with photo corners, a template with pre-cut shapes, glue, (5) background sheets, stickers, beads, watercolor cards and pencils, paint pots, brads with plastic gems, fabric pins and a feather. You'll get (2) different kits from the assortment of love, peace, travel, luck or others.

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ARTIST TRADING CARD KITS

Ars, Gratia

Keep them occupied all day with these themed "artist trading card kits," each of which comes with (5) chipboard frames, 3-3/8" x 2-1/2" with photo corners, a template with pre-cut shapes, glue, (5) background sheets, stickers, beads, watercolor cards and pencils, paint pots, brads with plastic gems, fabric pins and a feather. You'll get (2) different kits from the assortment of love, peace, travel, luck or others.

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$8.95 PKG (2)
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CREATIVITY® FOR KIDS BLANK BOOKS
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Bitty Books Boxed Set

Call it the My First Trilogy kit. Our each is a boxed set of (3) 24-page, 3” x 4” blank books with blank hard covers. Includes (9) assorted markers and (6) sheets with a passel of ready-to-color stickers. You add one creative kid and a rainy afternoon. For ages 4+, from Faber-Castell’s Creativity® for Kids series.

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CREATIVITY® FOR KIDS BLANK BOOKS

Bitty Books Boxed Set

Call it the My First Trilogy kit. Our each is a boxed set of (3) 24-page, 3” x 4” blank books with blank hard covers. Includes (9) assorted markers and (6) sheets with a passel of ready-to-color stickers. You add one creative kid and a rainy afternoon. For ages 4+, from Faber-Castell’s Creativity® for Kids series.

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$12.95 EACH

One Yorick, Extra Teeth

A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. You'll want to make house room, or classroom room, for this nice budget skull in molded bone-colored plastic, about 8" diagonally from chin to back of cranium, with a handy removable and latching cranium and a spring-loaded jaw. Comes complete with a full set of teeth, (3) removable plus three spares-(2) lower front and (1) molar.

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ANATOMICAL PLASTIC SKULL

One Yorick, Extra Teeth

A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. You'll want to make house room, or classroom room, for this nice budget skull in molded bone-colored plastic, about 8" diagonally from chin to back of cranium, with a handy removable and latching cranium and a spring-loaded jaw. Comes complete with a full set of teeth, (3) removable plus three spares-(2) lower front and (1) molar.

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$39.95 EACH

Hey, DJ! Spin that wheel!

Build your own electric powered motor kit. It's easy, it's fun, it's safe! Control motor's forward/reverse rotation with power. Color mixing with rotating color disc. Easy-to-read illustrated operating manual included. Educational and fun.

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SOLDERLESS MOTOR BUILDING KIT

Hey, DJ! Spin that wheel!

Build your own electric powered motor kit. It's easy, it's fun, it's safe! Control motor's forward/reverse rotation with power. Color mixing with rotating color disc. Easy-to-read illustrated operating manual included. Educational and fun.

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$13.95 EACH

The Driest Rocks On Earth

Tektites, called glass rocks, are formed when meteorites from outer space crash into our home planet and, by Jupiter, no rock collection is complete without one! The driest of all rocks, tektites are black to olive-green, and average less than .005% water. These samples will be roughly 1/2" to 1-1/4", and you'll get (2) to (4) of them, depending upon their size.

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TEKTITES

The Driest Rocks On Earth

Tektites, called glass rocks, are formed when meteorites from outer space crash into our home planet and, by Jupiter, no rock collection is complete without one! The driest of all rocks, tektites are black to olive-green, and average less than .005% water. These samples will be roughly 1/2" to 1-1/4", and you'll get (2) to (4) of them, depending upon their size.

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$2.75 EACH

Knot For Everyone

Knot everyone knows how much fun knots are. You can join the knot knowledgeable with Knots, Splices and Rope Work an 88-page soft-cover book originally published in 1917. Includes detailed instructions for tying many dozens of knots, ties, bends, hitches, loops, nooses, lashings, seizings, splices and things like the Matthew Walker, Selvagee Tie, Flemish Eye and the Topsail-Halyard Toggle. Includes (4) pieces of nylon rope for practice. Will tie up a kid for weeks.

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KNOTS, SPLICES & ROPE WORK BOOK

Knot For Everyone

Knot everyone knows how much fun knots are. You can join the knot knowledgeable with Knots, Splices and Rope Work an 88-page soft-cover book originally published in 1917. Includes detailed instructions for tying many dozens of knots, ties, bends, hitches, loops, nooses, lashings, seizings, splices and things like the Matthew Walker, Selvagee Tie, Flemish Eye and the Topsail-Halyard Toggle. Includes (4) pieces of nylon rope for practice. Will tie up a kid for weeks.

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$12.95 EACH

Syringapistol Kit

Can you say repurposing? This little kit is the product of a syringe company and is now a nifty little set that you can turn into a water pistol or air-powered dart gun. Includes a 50cc syringe, plastic handle, dual nozzle, plastic rubber-tipped dart, a straw to fill it with water and a tiny foam figure for a target. (Hang on to the nozzle or tape it on for best results.) Also useful for shooting meds into your pet alligator's mouth.

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AIR POWERED WATER PISTOL KIT

Syringapistol Kit

Can you say repurposing? This little kit is the product of a syringe company and is now a nifty little set that you can turn into a water pistol or air-powered dart gun. Includes a 50cc syringe, plastic handle, dual nozzle, plastic rubber-tipped dart, a straw to fill it with water and a tiny foam figure for a target. (Hang on to the nozzle or tape it on for best results.) Also useful for shooting meds into your pet alligator's mouth.

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$1.75 EACH
$2.95
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Science Fairs In A Box

From Steve Spengler Science it's the Be Amazing Water Gel™ kit that turns liquids to solids. You get an ounce of sodium polyacrylate powder and a plastic scoop.

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WATER GEL KIT

Science Fairs In A Box

From Steve Spengler Science it's the Be Amazing Water Gel™ kit that turns liquids to solids. You get an ounce of sodium polyacrylate powder and a plastic scoop.

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Auto-Top Battler

This easy-to-assemble kit is a motorized top-launcher, because you can get tired of pulling strings all the time. Comes with printed instructions (but not a pretty department store box) and includes a 2" dia plastic top, 7" ramp, 5-1/2" square base, motor, power switch and battery holder. No soldering required. The battler part is where you try to knock over little cardboard creatures with the top, although you could add your own enemies. You'll also add (1) "AA" battery.

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MOTORIZED BATTLING TOP KIT

Auto-Top Battler

This easy-to-assemble kit is a motorized top-launcher, because you can get tired of pulling strings all the time. Comes with printed instructions (but not a pretty department store box) and includes a 2" dia plastic top, 7" ramp, 5-1/2" square base, motor, power switch and battery holder. No soldering required. The battler part is where you try to knock over little cardboard creatures with the top, although you could add your own enemies. You'll also add (1) "AA" battery.

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$2.50 EACH
$4.95
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The Tree Of Knowledge…

Forget good and evil, this Tree of Knowledge® kit is the Chemistry 60 set with, yes, (60) experiments ranging from acidity tests, volcanic reactions, crystal, magnetism, optics, liquids and solids to the ever-popular slimes and photosynthesis. Includes test tubes and rack, assorted vessels, pH and filter paper, a magnet, sand, baking soda, iron powder and much more, plus a 64-page manual. For ages 10+.

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CHEMISTRY 60 SET

The Tree Of Knowledge…

Forget good and evil, this Tree of Knowledge® kit is the Chemistry 60 set with, yes, (60) experiments ranging from acidity tests, volcanic reactions, crystal, magnetism, optics, liquids and solids to the ever-popular slimes and photosynthesis. Includes test tubes and rack, assorted vessels, pH and filter paper, a magnet, sand, baking soda, iron powder and much more, plus a 64-page manual. For ages 10+.

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$26.95 EACH

Hey, Wanna Play With Clay?

Klayzee™ kits, once you get over the kute spelling, spell hours of fun for krafty kids. Kits include packs of clay (OK, klay), molds, paints, spatulas, chisels and whatever else they'll need, including instructions. The Woodworks kit results in a faux wood picture frame.

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WOODWORKS CLAY KIT

Hey, Wanna Play With Clay?

Klayzee™ kits, once you get over the kute spelling, spell hours of fun for krafty kids. Kits include packs of clay (OK, klay), molds, paints, spatulas, chisels and whatever else they'll need, including instructions. The Woodworks kit results in a faux wood picture frame.

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$5.75 EACH

Punch Out A Butterfly

Our each is (30) foam flowers, 6" dia x 1/16" thick, all with a 3-1/2" dia punch-out butterfly in the center, for a total of (60) pieces. When the butterfly has been punched-out (that sounds so wrong), the inside of the flower shows the butterfly outline, and the butterfly becomes a liberated, solid, separate piece of foam. Lots of tracing opportunities here, or just general foam-shape admiration. You get (6) each in yellow, orange, pink, purple and a swirly color combo, which is enough to make a spring or summer project come to life.

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CUT-OUT CRAFT FOAM BUTTERFLIES

Punch Out A Butterfly

Our each is (30) foam flowers, 6" dia x 1/16" thick, all with a 3-1/2" dia punch-out butterfly in the center, for a total of (60) pieces. When the butterfly has been punched-out (that sounds so wrong), the inside of the flower shows the butterfly outline, and the butterfly becomes a liberated, solid, separate piece of foam. Lots of tracing opportunities here, or just general foam-shape admiration. You get (6) each in yellow, orange, pink, purple and a swirly color combo, which is enough to make a spring or summer project come to life.

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$2.50 EACH

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