Meet a bunch of bead needs with a trio of these kits, each of which has (8) 3/8" dia medium-finish wooden beads and a couple of dozen, give or take, 1/4" alphabet cubes, all bored to slide onto the 27" length of black cord, or the 8" of ball chain. The alphabet cubes are heavy on the vowels and are missing some letters, but with (3) sets the odds are your name is spellable. Or one of your kids' names. Or someone you met that time in Sandusky.
Lights, Camera, Claymation!
If you've got a smart phone, you can be a director. This fold-out, 14-3/8" x 7" x 7" tall stage comes with (5) backdrops, including one blank, a cardboard camera (phone) stand, (8) 2" bricks of assorted color clay and various punch-out props. Includes an 18-page booklet on making claymation, stop-action movies, with additional apps available online. This is how Spielberg would have started if he were 11 years old today.
This one is “Build Your Own Bracelets” and it happens with this Strike-A-Cord Bracelet Loom kit from Just My Style®. Includes everything aspiring jewelry makers need to create (12) personalized, of-the-moment wrist adornments: hand-cranked bungee loom on a 10" x 3-3/8" base, (3) 36" thin neon cords, (6) thicker ones at 18”, (8) neon bungee cords at approx 15”, (26) feet of neon embroidery thread, (6) feet of waxed string, (10) plastic hooks, fabric glue, cellophane tape and instructions.
It’s a STEAM kit. That’s Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), with Art stuck in the middle (STEAM). From the Smithsonian’s Sparklab™ series, it’s an invitation for budding STEAMpunks ages 8+ to create a solar 3-LED lamp. Includes frosted plastic polygons, spiral pattern sheet, assorted glow-in-the-dark designs, cardboard sticks, holographic foils, prints and cellophane sheets, foam gears, glue, foil, tape, scissors, thread, needle and official doodads. Plus a 14-page guide.
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