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It'll Be Like Putty In Your Hands

$14.95 EACH
$14.95 EACH
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It'll Be Like Putty In Your Hands
warning WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-Small Parts. Not For children under 3yrs.
It’s called Thinking Putty® because while you do whatever you want with it, your brain relaxes and opens up to all kinds of creative thinking. Need it? Yes. And you can also knead it. Or bounce it, bend it, tear it, stretch it, snap it, pop it. Pick from the 3.2 oz of dark green magnetic Strange Attractor putty with iron filings infused in it, plus a 1/2” cubed rare earth magnet; the 3.2 oz glimmering light green Foxfire putty that you can draw on with the included blacklight keychain light; or the Super Scarab, 3.2 oz. of color-shifting blue/purple/copper/red putty reminesent of Egyptian scarabs. Comes in a 4” dia x 1-3/8” tin.
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We believe, deep down in our hearts, that this is the world's smallest remote-control helicopter. (This world, anyway.) Measures approx 3-1/2" long and stands 2" tall from landing pads to rotors. Stores in 3-1/4" x 3-3/4" plastic box that doubles as the remote. Bonus: it's a two-channel remote so you can buy a pair and have copter wars. Comes with a rechargeable lithium battery in the helicopter; you add (4) "AA" batteries to the remote.
$23.50 EACH
Grow Your Own
Fun at parties, or just to make your mother reconsider her decision to have children in the first place. From Steve Spangler Science, you pick the Growing Alien, who morphs from 3-1/2" to over 8" with the special powder; the Alien Glowing Eyes kit, in which dozens of tiny beads grow and glow; the Monster Eyeball kit, which is pretty self-explanatory except for the slimy part; or the Growing Brain kit, complete with a Blood Pill for display purposes. You might need a few common household items, but that won't stop you. For ages 4+.
WAS $2.50 EACH
SAVE $0.55 (22%)
Feeling A Little Cranky?
Here's a little music box to crank. These are really cute, with a very nice sound, and they're in clear acrylic cases so you, or impressionable youngsters, can watch them work. They measure 2-1/4"x 2" x 1-1/4" with a 7/8" crank. We'll pick one that plays When You Wish upon a Star, Row, Row, Row your Boat, Brahms' Lullaby, or Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. We won't pick the one that plays the score from Die Walküre because the wheel is just enormous.
$5.95 EACH
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