A Mighty Girl's top picks of deals on girl-empowering toys!
The holiday season is in full swing — which means you may be on the lookout for great deals on gifts for the Mighty Girls in your life! To help you take advantage of today's Cyber Monday sales, we're featuring a selection of our favorite toys, games, and other gifts for all ages. These toys are on sale today for up to 60% and they're all high quality toys and kits that we can recommend with confidence. We know that parents, grandparents, and other gift givers will love being able to support the diverse interests of their Mighty Girls with these empowering toys!
For more girl-empowering gift recommendations on a wide range of themes for kids of all ages, visit our Holiday Gift Guide.
Black Friday Deals for Mighty Girls
Move from tummy time to toddler play with this combination play mat and activity gym from Skip Hop! This activity center is packed with over 17 developmental activities. The playmat features fun textures and a peek-a-boo felt flap, and comes with a sleeping bear pillow to make tummy time more comfortable. Or, she can play with the toys on the activity gym, including a light-up firefly, turtle mirror, bear rattle and musical raccoon with wooden teether that plays Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. Plus, parents will love that this activity set is easy to clean: everything is either machine washable or can be spot cleaned.
Your baby can have some fun — while strengthening muscles and learning more about her world — with this sloth playmat from Fisher-Price! The Ready to Hang Sensory Sloth Gym offers plenty of fun to babies, whether they're lying on the mat or enjoying a little tummy time, including a mirrored sun, jingling clouds, clacking butterflies, and crinkling leaves. There's even a baby sloth to high five and a chewy orange for teething! This playmat is machine washable and comes with the overhead arch and six removable toys.
Put an eco-friendly spin on the classic shape sorter toy with this version from Green Toys! The eight colorful and lightweight shapes are easy to handle, with no rough or sharp edges, and the box has a unique design that allows it to be used closed or opened flat on the floor. Parents will love that it's made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic — and it's even dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.
Explore and learn with this cuddly elephant from VTech! Colorful, appealing textures encourage kids to press the buttons, triggering movement and over 45 songs, sounds, and phrases that teach important early learning concepts like colors, numbers, and daily life. Plus, parents will love that this durable toy is surface washable, has volume control, and even has an automatic shutoff so it doesn't drain the battery!
Fun, creative, and inspiring, the Mozart Magic Cube from Munchkin teaches how sounds combine to create eight Mozart masterpieces. With a touch of a button, this interactive cube lets your child add or subtract from any combination of five different instruments, including harp, French horn, piano, flute, and violin. Made with soft, rounded corners, it's easy and safe for baby to hold.
Put an eco-friendly spin on the classic shape sorter toy with this version from Green Toys! The eight colorful and lightweight shapes are easy to handle, with no rough or sharp edges, and the box has a unique design that allows it to be used closed or opened flat on the floor. Parents will love that it's made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic — and it's even dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.
Mix, learn, and play pretend with this musical mixing bowl set from Fisher-Price! The Laugh & Learn Magic Color Mixing Bowl lights up when kids add the ingredients — everything from a rattling egg to some delicious pretend cherries. Kids will trigger more than 25 songs, sounds, and phrases as they play, teaching colors, letters, and numbers! This set comes with the light-up mixing bowl, a rattling egg, a milk bottle, a set of two measuring cups, pretend cherries, a BPA-free chocolate bar teether, and a plastic spoon.
Learning to walk is extra fun with these chompy alligators! With every step, the alligators take turns chomping, making a satisfying clack when your little one moves; non-skid wheels ensure she won't take a tumble. When she's not on the go, the handle also features spinning beads to catch her attention. Plus, parents will love the colorful, non-toxic finishes.
She can make beautiful music with this wooden piano from Hape and Baby Einstein! This toy uses "magic touch" technology — there are no buttons or keys necessary. Kids can choose from two play modes: one that lets her play along with classic melodies, and one that lets her explore music on her own. Three included sheets of music get kids matching the color of the notes to the colored keys on the piano. Plus, parents will love that there are two volume settings, both gentle on little ears.
Scooting around has never been easier or more fun with Radio Flyer's Scoot About! The working steering helps your child develop gross motor skills and learn how to steer, with the ergonomic design offers a clear kick-path for a smooth ride. Easy glide wheels are safe for indoor or outdoor use, and a front bumper helps keep furniture and walls safe. With a maximum weight limit of 42 pounds, and adjustable seat that ensures she can use it until she's ready for a bigger tricycle or her first bike, she'll get years of fun from this ride-on toy.
Don't worry about squishing this toy; that's what it's for! The Skwish wood toy from Manhattan Toy is fascinating to babies: no matter how much you squish and squash it, it returns to its original shape. Bright colors and rattling and sliding beads encourage babies to explore. With its easy to hold design and durable construction, this is sure to be a favorite toy.
This might be the world's greenest emergency vehicle! Green Toys' Fire Truck has a roof ladder that pivots 360 degrees, and two removable side ladders to let your fire fighters get to every nook and cranny of a building. Kids will love that it's sturdy enough for the toughest indoor or outdoor adventures; parents will love that it's made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic, and that it's dishwasher safe for easy cleanup!
Lay down some beats with this play DJ studio from Hape! Kids can play the keyboard and turn the knob to select four different instrument sounds or 18 sound effects. Press the middle button to start one of five background tunes, then use the slider to adjust the tempo, "scratch" with the record, or use the other buttons to add DJ effects! It's a fun way for kids to experiment with music and mixing, just like adults do.
Toddlers can practice their fine motor skills with this friendly cow from Learning Resources! On Dottie's sides and back, kids can explore multiple colorful push in, pull out dots. Pulling out the dots helps kids build pincer strength and twister grasp for skills like dressing and other fine motor manipulations Plus, you can play color recognition games with the different dots, too! It's a fun, tactile play experience that kids will love.
Sing along with Peppa Pig with this doll from Hasbro! The Oink-Along Songs Peppa doll can sing three songs from the show; she also says three phrases, giggles, and, of course, oinks. The 11" doll is wearing a red shimmery dress with music notes on the front, and she's holding a microphone accessory that she or your child can use. This lovable plush is sure to be a hit with Peppa fans!
Whether using the hammer to pound in the nails, or the Phillips and flathead screwdrivers to tighten the bolts, kids love all the do-it-yourself projects that are possible with this set from Green Toys! This 15-piece toolbox play set is made from 100% recycled plastic and manufactured in the USA. Holes on each side of the toolbox fit the nails, bolts, and 2-hole connectors, so kids can build fine motor skills as they practice real-life DIY skills. When playtime's done, organize all your tools in the box, just like a real carpenter!
Fans of Blue's Clues will love this wooden music maker board from Melissa & Doug! This all-in-one take-along board includes four instruments: a drum, chimes, a xylophone, and a cymbal, all built into the board so it's easy to keep track of them! A pair of drumsticks and a pair of double-sided music cards finish the set, encouraging kids to experiment with rhythm and melody along with Blue and friends. And since all of the items store on the board, it's easy for kids to find everything they need when they're ready to make beautiful music!
Stack lilies, petunias, and daisies to create your own colorful floral arrangement with this inventive building toy from Green Toys! With 44 brightly colored pieces to play with, there are a vast number of combinations to create. Sort by size, color, and shape, or just have fun creating a nice display. Parents will love Green Toys' commitment to the environment: all Green Toy products are made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic.
It's a busy day at the Green Toys house! Two little mice have everything they need in this house, including a bed, a bathtub, table and chairs, and even a cheerful yellow convertible. Movable stairs can be placed anywhere on the second level, making this a flexible setup that kids will enjoy changing around. Plus, parents will love that it's made from 100% recycled plastic with no BPA, phthalates, or PVC — and it's even dishwasher safe!
Experiment with how shapes make up pictures with this pattern set from Melissa & Doug! Place 30 colorful wooden tiles in place to replicate the 10 fun pictures included with the set, or play with the shapes on your own to see what you can create. Along the way you can talk about colors, shapes, and the names of objects around you. It's a creative and tactile option — part puzzle, part game — that encourages preschoolers to explore patterns and shapes. Plus, parents will love the durable wood construction that ensures she'll get years out of this toy!
Have some colorful counting fun with this caterpillar from Melissa and Doug! This cheerful character encourages number and color recognition as kids put the caterpillar together in number order. Then, as they get more confident, kids can also experiment with simple math — and, of course, let their imagination soar as they incorporate the caterpillar into their pretend play games. This simple toy is sure to become a favorite.
Get ready for a camp out with this fun play set from Learning Resources! This 11-piece set, which is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, includes a pair of logs with a colorful "flame," a glow-in-the-dark lantern, a fork, a hot dog, and, of course, everything you need for s'mores — a marshmallow, a piece of chocolate, and two graham crackers! The set comes with a 9 by 5 inch duffel bag so everything can get tucked away when playtime is done.
It’s easy to be artistic with this multi-functional standing art easel. Double-sided for twice the fun, this sturdy wooden easel features a white board on one side, and a magnetic chalkboard on the other. Letter and number magnets (39 in all!) are included to help spark creative fun. A solid wood easel paper roll holder, paper guide and tear bar mount on the top to hold either 12-inch or 18-inch paper rolls. The easel is easy to assemble and two removable plastic trays wipe clean and keep lots of art supplies close at hand. It also folds flat for easy storage.
Join Blue and her friends to cook up imaginative play food fun with this play set from Melissa & Doug! This 42-piece play set includes 25 double-sided cardstock food pieces, a durable pot with lid, a plate, utensils, a spatula, a serving spoon, a paw print-shaped oven mitt, a cookbook activity card, and a reusable grocery list. Wooden Mr. Salt, Mrs. Pepper, and Slippery Soap figures will join you for the fun! With fun surprises to discover and storage space for all the accessories, it's the perfect choice for Blue's Clues fans.
She'll be ready for any emergency with the Get Well First Aid Kit from Melissa & Doug! This 26-piece kit includes realistic fabric and plastic accessories: bandages, gauze, and medical tape; wipes, cooling spray, and an ice pack; and even a wrist cast, splint, and sling. The reusable activity card encourages kids to practice the steps of providing emergency care! When playtime is done, everything packs neatly into the snap-shut first aid box. It's a great way to foster pretend play and empower kids to imagine themselves helping others in the future!
Kids can explore the tiny world all around us — guided by Bindi Irwin — with this talking microscope from GeoSafari! Insert one of the 20 prepared slides and select Fact Mode or Quiz Mode, and Irwin will teach kids all about the fascinating things they can see through their 5X magnification scope. Because it has two comfortable eyepieces, preschoolers can use it without having to close one eye, making it perfect for the littlest scientists.
You can be the cook or the customer in this double-sided wooden diner from Melissa & Doug! The Star Diner is decorated in a classic retro color scheme, with built in banquette seating and even a jukebox with a turning dial and a wooden coin to insert. Kids can check out the specials or admire the cake on a spinning platter. On the other side, the cook has an oven, stovetop and grill, two-shelf fridge, drink dispenser, and milkshake mixer to prepare delicious meals. It's a fun way for multiple kids to play!
Examine and treat two cuddly animal friends with this play set from Melissa and Doug! This vet set comes with vet tools, medicine bottles, bandages, and more — it even includes a cone to keep pets from licking a sore spot! The plush dog and cat make great patients and cuddly companions when playtime is done. With 24 pieces included in the set, all stashed in a handy tote bag, little vets will happily make plenty of house calls! For more pet pretend play, check out the Tote and Tour Pet Travel Playset, too.
She can imagine herself in all sorts of careers, from astronaut to construction worker to rock star, with this dress-up magnetic doll from Melissa and Doug! The Julia magnetic wooden dress-up figure can stand by herself thanks to the included stand, while kids dress her up as 8 different careers using 24 magnetic clothing pieces. When playtime's done, everything stores neatly in the included storage tray. This unique and aspirational dress-up doll is sure to encourage big dreams!
This doctor kit from Learning Resources features enough medical tools for a whole team of young doctors to play at the same time! The sturdy plastic 19-piece set includes stethoscope and pager with realistic sounds, a battery operated cell phone, plus forceps, bandages, thermometer and more. Everything fits into a handy 12" x 14" x 3 ½ " plastic clamp-tight case. It's sure to inspire pretend play — and maybe big dreams for the future!
Let this amazing floor puzzle from Melissa and Doug show kids their place in the universe! This 48 piece puzzle has a finished size of 2 by 3 feet, and the image includes the planets and their moons, the asteroid belt, and more. The extra-large pieces are sturdy and easy to assemble, and the easy-clean wipe down surface ensure this puzzle stays looking like new. It's the perfect choice for budding astronauts and astronomers to bring our solar system into the playroom!
Get ready to save the day with this paramedic doll from the Barbie Careers line! This 12" doll is wearing a high-visibility top for when she gets called to help someone in need. Her sturdy boots ensure that she doesn't sleep when she has to run to treat a patient! She can listen to their heart and lungs with her stethoscope, or provide emergency treatment with her medical bag as they head to the hospital. It's the perfect toy for any future EMT!
No campfire is complete without s'mores — and now you can enjoy them in your own living room with the S'More Fun playset from Fisher-Price! "Chop" some wood, then create the crinkly campfire on the mat, which reverses to show a picnic scene. Roast your marshmallows on a stick, then make your s'mores and enjoy... Just watch out for bears! This 18-piece play set comes in a gift box that can also be used to store the set.
Serve up delicious scoops with this set from Melissa and Doug! This set includes 8 wooden ice cream scoops in different flavors and six different toppings. Scoop them up, pop them on the cone, and deliver them to a happy customer! You can even take orders on the reusable menu card. It's a sweet treat that kids will love to use over and over.
Get ready for a checkup — as either the doctor or the patient — with this play set from Fisher-Price! If you're the doctor, grab your fabric doctor bag, which is full of doctor's tools with smooth wood accents. Or, take on the role of the patient with the fabric apron that reveals the inside of the body — including a few fun surprises like attachable cold viruses! It's a clever way to foster pretend play and teach a little anatomy along the way.
Introduce people to the joys of the great outdoors with this wilderness guide playset from the Barbie Careers line that encourages interactive storytelling! The guide is ready for anything with her sporty vest and a pair of binoculars. Lead people around the outdoor environment, which includes a tree, a bridge path, a cave, and even a colorful rainbow overhead! There are all sorts of nooks and crannies where you can put the toy animals, which include a fox, a baby deer, two baby bears, a skunk, two birds, two bunnies, and a squirrel. She'll have so much fun imagining how they hide, live, and play!
Build your very own rocket — and imagine exploring the galaxy — with this Design & Drill Bolt Buddies Rocket from Educational Insights! This rocket comes with 6 parts that kids assemble using 7 bolts and a real, kid-safe battery powered drill. Then, pop the astronaut figure (and her puppy pal) into the cockpit and imagine her adventures in outer space! It's sure to inspire your budding builder for hours of pretend play.
Celebrate generations of building play with this tin of Lincoln Logs! This 111-piece tin was issued in honor of the classic toy's 100th anniversary. Inspired by one of the toy's original sets, the Meeting House, this set also includes hints to create other builds, including a tall tower, two small houses with a bonfire, and a large cabin — and enough pieces that kids can build according to their own inspiration. The all-maple wood pieces fit together snugly and are stained in shades of brown, red, and green, and everything stores neatly in the collectible tin when building time is done.
Get ready to help save wild animals with this playset from the Barbie Careers line! This two-level care station comes with eight animal patients: a fox, a deer, two bunnies, two squirrels, and two owls. Use the stethoscope to check on their health, then feed and care for them with the included accessories. Young animal lovers will be thrilled to bring conservation and animal rescue into their pretend play!
When Elsa has questions about her powers, she, Anna, and Kristoff set off to find answers — with the help of Olaf and Sven, of course! This set of toys inspired by Frozen II comes with 12" dolls of Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff, as well as figures of Sven and Olaf. Get Sven harnessed to the sled, which has rolling wheels so it can actually glide, and the other characters can head off for their journey! Fans of the film will love imagining their adventures together.
Raya from Raya and the Last Dragon is ready to search every river to find Sisu and save Kumandra! This 12" doll comes ready for adventure, with her gold bodice, green pants, sturdy boots, and of course, her sword at her side. She can don her long cape or put on her traditional Heart dress, depending on the situation. This doll has rooted hair and five points of articulation for posing, and comes with additional wardrobe pieces including her hat and a reversible vest, perfect for playing out all sorts of adventures — or joining your Mighty Girl on her own!
You can create a beautiful spinning flower garden with this Gears! Gears! Gears! set from Learning Resources! There are 116 pieces in this kit: in addition to the colorful gears, kids will get flowers, stems, and even insect components like butterflies, bees, and ladybugs. Slot the gears together and turn the handle to watch your creation spin — then pull them apart and build something new! You can even combine the set with other Gears! Gears! Gears! sets for plenty of flexible fun — and build problem solving, critical thinking, and fine motor skills along the way.
Birdie loves birds, and now young birdwatchers can have the perfect doll to join them on their adventures! This 13" soft doll from Manhattan Toys' Groovy Girls line has yarn hair, embroidered features and hands, and a bird-themed outfit kids will love. Her clothes are removable with a hook and loop closure at the back; kids can dress her up in outfits from other Groovy Girls dolls or in the fashions that are sold separately. She's a great companion for a budding naturalist!
Inspired by her grandmother's stories of her people's Wayfinding past, Moana dares to sail the waves in search of Maui and the solution to the danger that threatens her island home. You can journey beyond the reef with this 14" Moana doll! This doll comes wearing an outfit matching Moana's costume in the movie (which is easy for kids to put on and take off) and a headband to put tropical flowers in her hair! She's the perfect partner when you're ready to find your own way.
The Kidizoom Camera from VTech allows your child to become an instant photographer and movie director with the press of a button. Take and edit photos with wacky effects, shoot video movies, or play 4 cool games right on the camera. With built in memory, a MicroSD expansion slot and the ability to connect to a computer, your child can easily keep all of their creations so they can be treasured forever.
Your budding gardener will love this garden tote with real garden hand tools, properly sized for a child! The set comes with a trowel, rake, and shovel, all with metal blades and wooden handles, as well as a colorful canvas tote with plenty of extra room for other things she needs. They're perfect for working alongside an adult or for cultivating her own little patch.
Go on an adventure across Kumandra with Raya and TukTuk from Raya and the Last Dragon! This pair of figures looks just like the characters from the movie, so they'll inspire plenty of imaginative play. The Raya figure can actually sit on TukTuk, who has wheels on the bottom so you can push him around — or, roll TukTuk up like he does in the film, and Raya can ride in the saddle on top!
Blast Off! Climb into your very own "Space Module" for interplanetary exploration. Pacific Play Tents' Space Module tent comes complete with two roll-up "hatch flaps" for secret access. Exciting graphics make this a real life play experience. This "Space Module" has a roll up entry door for easy passage. Plus, at 48" x 48" x 42", it's big enough for multiple astronauts and explorers to play at once.
When Elsa befriends a little fire salamander, it becomes the key to finding who she is! This 12" long toy inspired by Frozen II is made of soft fabric so it's fun to cuddle. Press the button on his back and Bruni’s flames glow, just like in the movie. He'll walk and make sound effects too! The LED lights stay cool so this toy is safe for little ones to use whenever they please. Anyone who has dreamed of having their own little fire spirit friend will adore this toy.
Make some delicious pretend tacos, burritos, and fajitas with this set from Melissa & Doug! This 43-piece Mexican food play set includes plenty of authentic details kids may recognize from their favorite restaurant or their own kitchen, including wooden food pieces like chicken, beef, shrimp, tomato, avocado, pepper, and onion and felt food pieces like crema, pinto beans, shredded cheese, yellow rice, and salsa — plus a wood knife and a pretend frying pan. Kids can follow the directions on the included recipe cards, or come up with their own mouth-watering creations!
Guide your child in to an enchanting world of medieval fantasy with this captivating Folding Medieval Castle from Melissa and Doug. Incredibly detailed, yet sturdy enough to withstand the most vigorous imaginative play, the wood Castle opens up wide to reveal a spacious courtyard, turrets, dungeon, staircases and more!
Play out adventures saving Kumadra and teaching the world the power of trust with this talking Raya doll from Just Play! This 14" doll matches the character's appearance in Raya and the Last Dragon perfectly, with an attached yellow shirt, vest, and pants, and a removable cape. The doll has a plastic face but a plush body and plush hair for the best combination of huggability and realism. Press Raya's hand and you'll hear her say a variety of phrases from the film!
Remember the fun and excitement of parachute day? Now your kids can enjoy it too with this brightly colored 10' parachute that's perfect for playing dozens of games. Sturdy fabric and well-built handles ensure that kids can hold it easily — and that it can hold up to everything they dish out. Parents will love that it's machine washable and stores in a handy carrying bag; kids will just love that now, it can be parachute day every day!
This full-featured tablet is perfectly tailored for kids! The new Fire HD 10 has a 10.1” 1080p full HD display and a faster processor than previous models. It comes with 32 GB of internal storage and a battery that provides up to a 12-hour charge life. A 2-year worry-free guarantee ensures you're covered for accidental damage. Plus you get a one-year membership to the FreeTime Unlimited subscription service, with over 15,000 books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games for kids aged 3 to 12.
Get stamping with this beautiful alphabet stamp set from Melissa and Doug! 56 block stamps contain the upper and lower case letters, as well as punctuation marks. The 1/2" tall letters are perfect for projects and crafts, and still easy for small hands to use. A four-color stamp set with washable ink is also included.
What kid doesn't dream of their own clubhouse? With this pop-up play tent from Pacific Play Tents, she can have one in a snap! Printed with fun and engaging club house graphics and made of durable 70 denier polyester, this 50" by 40" by 50" tent is big enough for three or more kids to play. A flap door and multiple flap windows let them peek out as part of their play, while mesh panels at the end provide ventilation. Plus, it's quick to set up and easy to take down for storage in the included carrying bag.
Let Wonder Woman join her on all her adventures with this adorable plush from Animal Adventures! This 21" plush is modeled after Wonder Woman's classic appearance from the comic books. With sculpted plush hair and embroidered features, so she's soft to cuddle but durable enough to last through plenty of adventurous superhero play. She's sure to be a hit with young Wonder Woman fans.
What's inside these rocks from Learning Resources? Gorgeous "gems" to count, match, and study! Each of the 8 reusable plastic rocks in this set cracks open to reveal a gem in one of 8 colors and 4 shapes. Use your play hammer and chisel to open them up, then see how you can mix and match the gems. Which gem goes in each rock? Which shapes match up? When you're done, everything stores inside a convenient carry bag.
Forget Old Maid — why not play Bold Made! This reimagining of the classic Old Maid card game pays tribute to daring women past and present who made the world a better place. The cards feature stunning hand-drawn portraits of women like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Malala Yousafzai, Temple Grandin, Marie Curie, Harriet Tubman, and many more. You can play a variant on Go Fish, try classic Old Maid-style rules, or explore their advanced gameplay option for a strategic challenge!
Disney's Mulan remains an animated classic — and now the live-action remake is inspiring a new generation! This "Two Reflections" 12" doll comes with two outfits, her soldier's uniform — complete with a helmet and a sword that can really be drawn from its sheath — and her matchmaking day dress. The doll has 11 points of articulation, so you can pose her in all sorts of dynamic ways! Whether she's a longtime fan of the character or just met her for the first time, this is the perfect way to inspire empowering pretend play.
You'll get loads of colorful, sensory fun with this playset from Kinetic Sand! Kinetic Sand can be shaped and molded, but it flows through your fingers almost like a liquid. With this set, you can explore all sorts of satisfying sand fun, creating unique molds and cutting or squashing them to reveal bright colors. You'll get 2 lbs each of red, blue, yellow, and black sand, plus 2.5 pounds of rare white sand, and a variety of cool tools you can use to create and unveil satisfying sand creations!
Bring 20 outstanding women, including famous scientists, writers, activists, artists, and adventurers, to vivid life with these fact cards from the internationally best-selling series Little People, BIG DREAMS! This set includes 40 colorfully illustrated cards, 2 for each woman — one with information about her childhood and one about the impact of her adult life. With the personal details and biographical facts from these cards, kids will gain a deeper understanding of these incredible influencers and be inspired to recognize how their own big dreams could change the world.
Enjoy building with Magformers' rainbow set! The patented intelligently designed Magformers magnets are housed in colorful, high quality ABS plastic. They always attract and never repel, so the moment any two pieces touch they connect. Build simple projects with this kit, or add more set to really let her imagination soar!
"We just got a letter!" Fans of Blue's Clues will love this wooden mailbox set from Melissa & Doug. Mailbox has a working flag and door so you can open it, put mail in, and raise the flag. Put a self-stick stamp onto the wooden postcard or put an invitation in an envelope. You can use the reusable shipping pouch to send off the 10-piece wood memory game too! It's a fun way for kids to explore what it's like to send things in the mail.
Help Shelby the dog find all her missing bones! Your kids will practice fine motor control and counting skills as they use the Shelby squeezers to pick up bones to drop in their bowls. And be careful — you could spin a seagull and lose some bones, or even get distracted chewing on a shoe! This fun game will have kids laughing while also learning math and social skills. For more math fun, there's also a Shelby's Snack Shack counting board book for ages 1 to 4.
Fans of the movie UglyDolls will love this plush Moxy that actually talks! Inspired by the hopeful dreamer of our wonderfully weird UglyDolls crew, this 11.5" Moxy plush figure plays more than 30 sounds and phrases. Kids will love her soft, huggable plush, while parents will love that the volume level is quiet enough for little ears. The voicebox is even removable for washing, just in case!
Learn the location of each of the states with this magnetic puzzle from Learning Resources! 44 pieces depict all of the US states and feature artwork depicting landmarks, animals, plants, and more. See if you can put them together in the right places! An outline helps young geographers figure out where different pieces belong. This puzzle will bring a little geography to your fridge or magnet board.
Save the castle in this adaptation of the popular Castle Panic tower defense board game that's perfect for preschoolers! Monsters are racing out of the woods towards your castle. To stop them, you match your cards — which include a mix of female and male heroes — with the color and shape of the spaces the monsters are standing on. But every turn, more monsters join the board, and the ones already there move closer. You'll have to work together to stop the invasion! This game for 1 to 4 players requires no reading skills, so it's sure to be a hit with younger gamers.
Learn animals and the alphabet in this beautiful rubberwood puzzle! Each unique animal interlocks with the ones before and after it to teach the sequence of letters. The pieces feature upper case letters on one side and lower case on the other, so kids can practice both. Parents will love the sustainable materials and non-toxic finishes, while kids will love the bright, inspiring animal pieces.
Get ready to help the Resistance and defeat the First Order with this Rey and BB-8 Adventure Set from the Star Wars: Forces of Destiny toy line! These 11" dolls are made to move, with full articulation that allows all sorts of dynamic poses. You can squeeze the doll's legs together to add lightsaber strike action to your play! With BB-8 by her side, Rey is ready to take on the galaxy. For more of these exciting adventure dolls, check out our Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Collection.
Stack 'em high in this hilarious relay game from Educational Insights! Your customers have very specific tastes, so you've got to stack their pancakes just right. Race to the grill relay-style to get the elements you need for each order. Be the first team to serve up the right pancakes in the right order (with a pat of butter on top) to win! Kids will love racing to get the pancakes to and from the griddle, and carrying the pancakes on a spatula adds a fun dexterity element that is just difficult enough to keep kids challenged.
You can be the teacher or the student with this fun pretend play set from Melissa & Doug! This play set can really teach kids, with write-and-wipe boards, reusable activity boards and stickers, and much more. The storage box has two drop down "desks" so that you can ensure class is in session. With other fun accessories like pattern shapes, a teacher's planner, and even a bell, she'll get hours of pretend play fun from this set.
Build a winter wonderland for Anna and Elsa from Frozen to enjoy together with this kit from LEGO! This 154-piece building set is designed for beginning builders, with large Starter Bricks that make it easy for kids to build big constructions quickly. Kids will assemble an ice castle, a sled, a dining table, and an observatory with a telescope and slide. Then, you can let the Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Snowgie figures explore and play in Arendelle.
Pick up your chopsticks and grab oodles of noodles with this hilarious food-themed fine motor game from Learning Resources! To play, kids try to match one of the 10 double-sided order cards with the noodles and ingredients they need to make a perfect bowl of ramen. Kids can play solo or challenge their friends — and the games teach color recognition and early counting skills, too! With two sizes of noodles, other scrumptious ingredients, a spinner, a serving bowl, sorting bowls, and chopsticks, plus an instruction booklet, everything you need for a delicious game night is here.
LEGO bricks are a classic building toy! To get your collection started — or to expand the sets you already have — check out this set of 790 classic LEGO bricks in 33 different colors. The set includes accessory pieces like faces, eyes, and wheels, as well as bricks in a variety of colors, including rare light blue bricks. It comes in a convenient plastic storage box and is an ideal supplement to any existing LEGO collection. For a smaller set with 484 pieces, check out the Lego Classic Medium Creative Bricks Box.
Introduce younger players to the strategy play of Labyrinth with this Frozen-themed game from Ravensburger. With this maze-shifting game, you have to find the fastest way to meet up with your favorite Frozen II characters... even while the Enchanted Forest changes as you move. Because the labyrinth is different every time you play, it's always a challenge. With easy to understand instructions and a smaller board than the original game, this is sure to be a hit with young board game fans.
Kids who are eager to explore the microscopic world can get started with the GeoSafari Jr. Kidscope from Educational Insights! This kid-friendly microscope has LED lighting, extra-large double eyepieces, and an easy-focus knob that allows up to 3X magnification that provides a wide field of vision. Kids simply select one of 15 pre-printed slides, each with 4 real-life images, and place it on the rotating dial stage and use the easy-focus knob to adjust to their perfect field of vision. They can use then learn more about each slide image in the included full-color science guide. With dozens of slides showing close-up images of giraffe fur, chameleon skin, gemstones, and more, there's plenty to captivate every young scientist!
Kids can imagine themselves as astronauts-in-training — and learn the real basics of electrical circuits — with this Design & Drill set from Educational Insights! As kids follow along with the instruction guide and double-side space-themed challenge cards, they'll use a real kid-safe drill to bolt connectors together on the circuit board. As kids work, they'll learn a little bit about how electricity works, and what you can do with some electrical engineering knowledge! This 52-piece set includes a space-themed circuit board, a battery pack, the kid-safe drill, challenge cards, an instruction book, and all the connectors you need.
Blast off into the solar system with this 100-piece puzzle from Eurographics! This 100-piece space puzzle is designed for beginning puzzlers, with large-format, durable pieces that make it easy to assemble but still provide a challenge. Kids will love learning more about our solar system with the vibrant illustrations! This puzzle measures 19 by 13 inches. Plus, parents will love that the 0.07" blueboard is sturdy enough for repeat use without fraying, and that it's made with Forest Stewardship Council certified cardboard and printed with non-toxic, vegetable-based inks so it's 100% recyclable. For an option for younger puzzlers, check out the Solar System Floor Puzzle for ages 3 to 6.
There's a whole world you can't see — the world of germs! Join Ms. Frizzle and her students in the Magic School Bus as they explore bacteria and fungi with this exciting science kit. Young scientists will culture bacteria and fungi in petri dishes, learn about antibiotics, grow mold, use yeast to inflate a balloon, and more. Everything you need for the experiments (except common household items) is included, so she can explore the fascinating field of microbiology as soon as she opens the box. For more fun themed science kits inspired by this popular TV show, check out our Young Scientist Club Collection.
Customize your very own fairy doll with this kit from Creative Roots! This 7.6" resin door is just waiting for you to add your own details. Paint it with the six included paints, or ones of your own. Beautiful details like a climbing vine and elegant hinges on the door invite kids to create the perfect finishing touches. When you're done, put it in the garden at the base of a tree, or inside against a wall. This kit includes the door, six paint pots, and a paintbrush.
A Catan adventure for fledgling swashbucklers. Catan: Junior introduces a modified playing style of the classic game giving younger players the opportunity to experience the world of Catan. Designed for players as young as 5 and is a perfect introduction to the Catan series of games for kids and families.
Help your child learn the basics of coding with Osmo's hands-on kit! This unique learning system allows kids to combine tablet time with actual hand-held pieces, letting kids interact with three apps through tactile play to learn the basics of coding and to explore coding's creative side by using the same blocks to create rhythms, melodies, and harmonies. Everything you need to get started is included in this kit, including the Osmo base and reflector and 31 coding blocks. Please note: this kit is only compatible with iPads; if you have a Fire tablet, check out the Osmo Coding Starter Kit for Fire Tablets, which is 40% off.
There's creativity and magic under the surface of the sheets in Melissa & Doug's scratch art kit! This deluxe set includes four sheets each of Scratch and Sparkle, Rainbow Black, Rainbow White, and Scratch-Lite translucent styles. Add a stencil, two styluses, and some hanging materials, and you have everything you need to make unique and beautiful scratch art!
Get ready to save the day with DC Super Hero Girls' Batgirl! Batgirl's transforming vehicle shows off her mechanical know-how: flip down the back and open up the side to create a two-level mission command center, including concealed body armor for the Batgirl figure to snap on when the going gets tough, and a net launcher to catch the villain. For more products featuring this popular superhero, visit our Batgirl Collection.
Learn some hands-on science — and have some sensory fun — with this DIY kit from Creativity for Kids! Kids will create 11 tactile and educational science experiments: fizzy formulas, oobleck, DIY bouncing slime, squishy crystals, color transformations, and more. As they make these goopy, sticky, squeezable recipes, they'll also learn the science behind why their mixtures behave the way they do. This kit includes test tubes, pipettes, scoops, mixing wands, and more — plus glitter, craft eyes, stickers, and a selection of ingredients for their experiments that are safety-tested and child-friendly.
Conjure your own ice magic with this Kano coding set inspired by Frozen! With this kit, kids will build their own Frozen-themed "ice" sensor, which they can use to control challenges and activities in the app. Make fractals, throw snowballs, conjure your own Ice Palace, and more! As kids play, they'll also learn the basics of programming, first with code blocks, and then with more complicated techniques like loops and variables. It's a fun and tactile way to get kids discovering the powers of coding. For Star Wars fans, Kano also makes a Star Wars: The Force Coding Kit.
Nothing holds a good hockey fan down — not even poor conditions outside! This fun set can be used as a street hockey game outdoors, with adjustable sticks to fit a wide variety of kids, or for a game of knee hockey indoors with the mini sticks and a foam ball. The Insta-Set goals make it easy to set up a game at a moment's notice. Just be prepared loud cries of, "She shoots — she scores!"
Luna Lovegood knows that you shouldn't change yourself; the right friends will appreciate you just as you are! This 10" doll from the Wizarding World doll series depicts Luna in her distinctive pink tweed coat, out-of-this-world skirt, tights and sneakers — and, of course, with her Spectre Specs and a copy of the Quibbler! She also comes with a replica wand that the doll can really hold. With eleven points of articulation, she's easy to pose for all sorts of exciting magical adventures!
Would be chefs or budding bakers can start a lifelong love of cooking with this starter kit inspired by MasterChef Junior! this officially licensed set includes real, kid-safe tools that school-aged children can use to start getting experience in the kitchen. Inside they'll find a MasterChef apron,a cutting board, a mixing bowl, measuring cups and spoons, a spatula, a spoon, and tongs. Kids will also get three recipes cards suitable for all levels of kitchen experience, plus a blank card they can use to write their own recipe!
Get ready to sing your heart out with this karaoke microphone from Bonaok! This reachargeable wireless microphone connects to your smartphone or PC so that you can quickly and easily sing your favorite tunes. 48 colorful lights add a special effect as you sing; they flicker with the rhythm and the louder the song, the brighter the light. You can also use this microphone for recording, and it's got a built-in speaker so you can use it to listen and sing on the go, too.
Billie Jean King discovered a talent for tennis early and knew she wanted to be a champion! She built a legendary career, winning multiple championship titles — and off the court, she was a tireless advocate for women's equality in sports, famously winning the Battle of the Sexes tennis match against a male tennis player. Now, you can pay tribute to this pioneering athlete with this 12" doll from the Inspiring Women doll line! Sculpted to King's likeness and wearing a replica of the outfit she wore during her iconic match, this doll also comes with a doll stand and a Certificate of Authenticity.
Turn your windows into works of art with this window art activity set from Made By Me! The set includes 12 sun catcher shapes to paint, plus an acetate sheet that allows you to create personalized window clings. An easy to follow instruction book takes you step by step through creating your projects and mounting them on the window with the suction cups and cording, so you can bring some color to even the greyest day!
Eleanor Roosevelt was a champion for women's rights, civil rights, and labor rights in her own country — and later, her work on human rights across the globe would earn her the title "First Lady of the world!" Now this doll from the Barbie Inspiring Women line pays tribute to one of the most influential women of the 20th century. This 12" doll features a curvy body and a face sculpted in Roosevelt's likeness, with an iris-print dress inspired by actual portraits. This set includes a doll, a doll stand, a Certificate of Authenticity, and educational information about Roosevelt's role in history.
Create one of a kind works of art by painting on water with this kit from Dan & Darci! Their special painting process lets you create dazzling artwork by layering, smearing, and swirling paint, then transferring it onto sheets of paper for a gorgeous marbled effect. The kit includes a design tray, five paint colors, carrageenan powder, a spoon, a pipette, a spreader, three styluses, and ten art sheets.
Florence Nightingale revolutionized the world of medicine when she founded modern nursing! She was famously known as "The Lady with the Lamp," a title she earned while carrying for wounded soldiers during the Crimean War. This 12-inch doll from the Inspiring Women line is sculpted to Nightingale's likeness and is fully poseable for lots of play or display possibilities. She comes wearing a 19th century nurse’s uniform featuring a gray dress with a lacey collar and sleeve trim, and comes with a lamp accessory like the one she carried in real life. This set includes the doll, a doll stand, and a Certificate of Authenticity.
Who will make the tower tip? This classic Jenga game from Hasbro will have the whole family on the edge of their seats! Create a tower from the 54 hardwood blocks, then take turns pulling blocks out of the tower and putting them on the top. The higher the tower gets, the more blocks get pulled, and sooner or later everything will come crashing down... This version of the classic game comes with a stacking sleeve so you can easily set it up and get in the game!
Create one of a kind, colorful decor with this Made By Me kit that uses colorful water beads! Water beads are small polymer beads that expand when they absorb water. Pick the colors you like, soak them so they reach their squishy full size, then put them into the uniquely shaped bottles to create cool color patterns and vibrant designs. Once the bottles are full, you can add the clear stickers to give them even more personality! Enough supplies are included to make five bottles of beads for her to display.
Unleash your inner wizard with this magical science kit from Scientific Explorer! First, you'll create your own custom magic wand. Then, you'll learn to cast color changing spells, make smoke appear from your fingers, create magical potions, and much more. In addition to the instructions for each of nine cool magic tricks that you can show off to friends and family, this awesome kit will teach you the science behind them. Whether you reveal the secrets is up to you! Who knew science was so magical?
Sometimes, to solve big problems you need small allies! Fans of Doreen Green, AKA Squirrel Girl, will love this doll from the Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors series. This 11" adventure doll is fully articulated so you can pose her for all sorts of exciting superhero action. In Squirrel Girl's case, that also means that her tail, and ears are removable so she hide her squirrel powers! And for the finishing touch, she even comes with her squirrel buddy Tippy Toe.
Collect cards, play your hand, and throw things at your friends with this hilarious game from the makers of Exploding Kittens! In Throw Throw Burrito, you're trying to win points by finding three of a kind matches in the card deck. However, someone could play a burrito card at any moment, which lets you Battle your opponents by tossing the squishy burritos at them — and if you win, you can steal their points. You could be dueling with a single opponent, or their could be an all-out burrito war! This game for 2 to 6 players comes with 120 cards, 7 tokens, and 2 adorable soft foam burritos to lob at one another during play.
Get hands-on with movie making with this award-winning kit from Klutz and LEGO! Kids will learn the basics of stop-motion animation as they follow the beginner-friendly guide. Set the stage with any of the six included background settings and 36 LEGO elements including a pizza, banana, scuba mask, baseball cap, six minifigure heads, a variety of wigs, and more! They can learn all of the tricks of the trade and dive into more advanced skills, such as lighting, sound effects, and camera angles with the help of a 78-page guide full of ideas and inspiration. Lights, camera, action!
She can learn all about hydroponics with this inspiring set from Nancy B.'s Science Club! Sprout seeds, then put them in the seed baskets and suspend them over flasks of water; without any soil, the plants will start to grow! All the necessary bits and pieces are included in this kit, as well as a journal that provides experiment ideas, interesting facts, and writing prompts. It's perfect for your budding gardener or biologist!
Build incredible chain reactions of wacky machines with this kit from Klutz and LEGO! The idea book includes directions for ten LEGO machines that can turn, pivot, drop, and more... put them together and you can create a truly impressive series. 33 unique LEGO elements are included; the only other thing you need is standard LEGO elements — and a little ingenuity! Along the way, kids will learn about simple machines and some of the basic scientific principles that power the gear we use every day.
Bring home one of the world's best-selling games with Rummikub! In this game from Pressman, players have a rack full of tiles they want to place in runs of the same color, or groups of the same number in different colors. Joker tiles can be used as any color or number, so use them wisely! As players adjust the times on the table, the board is constantly changing, so you'll have to play strategically if you're going to play every tile on your rack and win the game. This edition includes everything you need for a 2 to 4 player game.
Fans of the ultimately adaptable Pokemon Eevee will love this building set from Mega Construx! In this 470 piece set, you'll find enough pieces to build all nine of Eevee's evolutions, with each evolution's pieces contained in its own color-coded building compartment. Once you've built your Eevee evolutions, you can post the fully articulated figures for an exciting display, or use them in conjunction with other Mega Construx Pokemon sets to imagine the ultimate Pokemon battle!
With this kit from Smart Lab you can explore the intriguing, amazing, and squishy human body! Inside the 12" clear plastic human body model, kids will find 9 squishy organs and 12 plastic bones and muscles. Use the forceps and tweezers to lay out the organs on the Organ-izer mat, or read the 24-page illustrated anatomy book by research physician and science teacher Lucille Kayes to learn what happens to a piece of pizza as it makes its way through your digestive tract. It will give kids a unique new perspective on the human body.
Ever try patting your head and rubbing your stomach? Then you're ready for Crossed Signals! With this electronic game, players hold two wands that they have to move according to light and voice commands, from moving each wand a different direction to shaking the wands to moving the wand in the opposite direction of the red X. Different game modes let you test your speed and accuracy, either alone or against friends and family. Or, you can play a dueling showdown where each player holds one wand and they compete to see who can respond to the commands fastest! This hilarious game, with can be played with 1 to 4 players, is perfect for family game night.
Make your own light show that connects to your personal music collection with this great kit from Snap Circuits! LEDs, strobe lights, fiber optics, and glow-in-the-dark fans can all be connected with your MP3 player in a variety of layouts. As you follow the manual's 182 projects, you'll learn about how lights, circuits, infrared, and more can work together. Then, use your new knowledge to experiment with your own circuits — either with this set alone, or in combination with other Snap Circuits sets! It's a quick and easy way for anyone to explore electrical engineering.
Learn all about the satisfying art of paper folding with this all-in-one kit from Tuttle Publishing! In Origami Extravaganza!, you'll learn folding projects from the most basic to complex, elaborate designs, all with clear step-by-step instructions with easy to follow diagrams. The kit provides directions for 38 projects, and includes 162 sheets of origami paper to choose from! As you work your way through the guide, you'll develop an understanding of the principles too; by the time you're done, you'll be ready to experiment with your own original origami designs.
The unique Ripster from RipStik looks like a skateboard, but carves like a snowboard. The inclined caster trucks and pivoting deck allow you to accelerate and turn without pushing. This new, lighter weight version of the RipStik will let you pull of more tricks than ever! It's sure to be a new favorite at the skate park.
Fans of Minecraft know that a good horse can make all the difference on your adventures! With this 241-piece LEGO building set, kids will assemble a horse stable and three modular grass plates they can arrange around the stable to suit their story. Buildable horses look just like the horse mobs in the game! The minifigure is ready to go for a ride, or to do battle with the skeleton horseman to keep her horses safe. With plenty of game-authentic details, this set is perfect to bring Minecraft off the screen and into the LEGO bin. For another cool Minecraft-themed building kit, check out the LEGO Minecraft The Sky Tower kit for ages 8 and up.
Kids can learn how to use their very own microscope with this kit from AmScope! In this 52-piece set, they'll get a beginner compound microscope with 120x, 240x, 300x, 480x, 600x, and 1200x magnifications, a monocular viewing head with LED and mirror illumination, and a durable metal frame. Then, they can use the accessories, including slides, dyes, cover slips, and even brine shrimp eggs with a little hatchery to discover the potential of their scope! Everything tucks safely into a storage case so she can explore the miniature world around us any time. For a more advanced compound microscope with magnification up to 2500X, check out the AmScope Binocular Compound Microscope with Camera — or add the 100-Piece Prepared Microscope Slide Set to give her plenty of specimens to examine!
Create five unique slime mixtures with this kit from Elmer's Glue! Elmer's Magical Liquid slime activators are all-in-one mixtures that are non-toxic, perfect for budding slime fans. This set comes with five different glues — metallic teal, green glow in the dark, yellow-to-red color-changing, pink translucent, and silver glitter — plus metallic slime activator, glow in the dark slime activator, crunchy slime activator, and two bottles of confetti slime activator. Mix and match for hours of slime-making fun!
Imagine yourself in Professor McGonagall's Transfiguration class with this build and play set from LEGO! With this 241-piece set, you'll assemble the Transfiguration classroom, complete with a blackboard, a treasure chest, a storage cupboard, 2 desks, 2 chairs, and a lot of magical supplies to practice with. You'll also get minifigures of Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley and Professor McGonagall minifigures, plus Ron's pet rat Scabbers, and a frog for magic practice. For two more LEGO Hogwarts sets to build, check out the Fluffy Encounter and Chamber of Secrets building sets.
Bring your Spirograph designs to life with the Spirograph Animator! Create endless spiral art designs and then set them in amazing, mesmerizing motion with a spin of the animator. Every design moves in a different way with each of the rotating light effects. Use the hold button to freeze your animation on your favorite movements and show your friends, or turn the designs into artwork on custom made cards and more! This set is compatible with other Spirograph sets so there's no limit to the incredible design fun.
Discover the wonders under your feet with this metal detector from National Geographic that's small and light enough for kids! This introductory metal detector has a 7.5 inch dual coil that's waterproof and can detect metal objects up to 7 inches underground. It's easy to set up and adjust the detection sensitivity too! The set comes with 5 replica gold doubloons you can hide — or, use the tips in the learning guide and take your detector to the park, beach, or another site you'd like to hunt for treasure!
Enjoy some puzzling fun while you learn human anatomy with this anatomical puzzle from Genius Games! Dr. Livingston's human anatomy puzzles feature colorful and accurate artwork by certified medical illustrator Mesa Schumacher. This 500-piece puzzle is 23" x 18" when complete — twice the size of a real human head — and features details like the muscles of the eye, lobes of the brain, circulation system, and more. Plus, if you collect all the Dr. Livingston puzzles — including the thorax and abdomen, which are also on sale today — you can combine them into a 10 foot tall human form that's perfect for budding doctors and anatomists!
Learn to fold 15 magical origami creations with this exciting guidebook to Wizarding World origami! This 112-page book starts by introducing you to the basics of paperfolding, and then gives you detailed step-by-step instruction to fold a variety of unique origami pieces, from a Howler to an owl to your very own Snitch. The special sheets of origami paper that are included are custom designed for each craft, and there is photography of the finished project for reference. It's the perfect gift for any Harry Potter fan who wants to bring a little magic to their craft table! Fans of the Wizarding World can also check out this Harry Potter Crochet Kit for ages 10 and up.
Everything you need to draw and sketching is packed into this handy travel case from Castle Art Supplies! A vast selection of drawing and sketching pencils, charcoals, blenders, erasers, and more are tucked inside. Thanks to the handy pop-up design of the case, it's easy to select exactly the tool you need, whether you're dashing off a quick sketch or putting polished details on your work.
With littleBits, budding inventors, designers, and tinkerers can let their imaginations loose — and with the Gizmos and Gadgets set, you can really get their creative juices flowing! Modular pieces include a light sensor, a fan, a wireless transmitter and receiver, and a servo. Because pieces snap together quickly and easily, without soldering or glue, kids can easily swap parts around when something doesn't work as planned. Use it alone or in combination with other littleBits kits.
You can paint beautiful and elaborate mandalas easily with this set of mandala dotting tools! This 58-piece set includes 28 mandala stencil templates, 8 acrylic rods, 6 painting brushes, 4 dotting tools with rubber heads, 5 sphere stylus tools, 5 silicone stylus tools, a painting tray, and a bag for storage. The wide selection of tools makes it easy to experiment with a variety of techniques.
Sometimes science can make you say "ew" — and sometimes that's fascinating! With the National Geographic Super Gross Chemistry Set, kids can explore all sorts of slimy, goopy, and icky experiments. Kids will make boiling boogers, squishy eyeballs, and glowing worms, and they'll watch a vomiting test tube and create boiling boogers, too. Kids can follow the simple instructions, complete with illustrations, to create 15 experiments using the contents of the kit, learning about polymers, chemical reactions, pH science, and more. Then, they can use the bonus booklet to perform 10 more experiments with stuff around the home!
Beyond the vines there is a pathway to the unknown... if you can find your way. In Umbra Via, players compete to control and complete paths in a combination of blind bidding, area control, and route-building. Each turn, players secretly vote on which path tile they want to add to the board. Tiles must be place without being rotated, so new paths and twists appear in every game! If the tile's paths are cut off, players earn "double-bidding" tokens based on their votes — first to claim all their tokens wins! Three variant tiles add unique gameplay options, and the stunning artwork will draw you in over and over. This game for 2 to 4 players takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes to play.
Amaze your friends — and astound yourself with the science behind the magic — with this kit from National Geographic! This mega science kit includes everything you need to conduct 20 magical science experiments. Kids will bend metal with water, make a test tube disappear, make a coin float, and much more. Each experiment is designed to be performed like a magic trick, and the set includes a magic wand and white gloves so kids can put on a show for friends and family. The set includes enough chemical components to practice a trick before performing it for your appreciative audience, plus a bonus guide with ideas for 30 more experiments!
Throw the ultimate bash with this awesome, all-inclusive kit from Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye! This party-sized kit contains 14 vibrant dye colors which activate with water only — no need to presoak fabrics with soda ash before dyeing. The dyes are also safe to machine-wash, so they'll stay bright and colorful, especially if you use them on 100% natural fabrics. With plenty of dye, gloves, rubber bands, and more to do up to 36 projects, it's a great choice for the classroom, summer camp, a party, and more!
You can glide with ease with this self-balancing scooter hoverboard from Hover-1! This hoverboard has 6.5" wheels that are sturdy and stable, making it easier to control — and riders will love the glowing LED lights. It's designed to be easy for beginners to learn to ride, and with a weight range up to 220 pounds, both kids and adults can experiment. Once you get used to it, you can show off your skills and enjoy some tunes with the built-in BlueTooth speaker! Plus, you can download the app to adjust for your level of experience, enable GPS tracking, customize your LEDs, and much more.
Across the world, four diseases have broken out, threatening the future of humanity! Players take on the role of a team of specialists working together to eradicate these plagues. Each specialist has their own strengths that can help stem the tide of infection as the team works together to slow the diseases' spread, find cures, and save the world. This cooperative game for 2 to 4 players will keep the tension high to the end! Fans of this game can also check out Pandemic Legacy (Season 1 Red), a version where the decisions you make have permanent consequences on the game board.
Create and adapt your own creature in this game that puts your creation against a dangerous world! Traits like a Hard Shell will protect you from carnivores, while a Long Neck helps you get food others can't reach. With a dynamic ecosystem happening around you, you'll have to adjust your plan without warning, so make sure you're ready. With over 12,000 different species to create, every game becomes a different adventure! Plus, this game has multiple expansions for even more options to help your creatures eat, adapt, and thrive.
Explore basic chemical principles with this modeling kit from Thames and Kosmos that uses magnetic bonding sites to represent how atoms join up to become molecules! Fifty atom models representing sixteen elements join together to create thousands of different molecules; scan your models with the iOS app to learn what molecule you've created. It's a hands-on way to learn about the building blocks of chemistry.
Learn the principals of mechanical engineering and coding with this robotics kit from Elenco's best-selling Snap Circuits! This mission-based robot kit gets kids building their Mech 5 robot, then putting instructions on a mechanical coding wheel in the middle. Use the right coding buttons and the robot can move forward or backward, rotate, throw, lift, kick, draw, and more! With over 220 parts, and no screens needed, it's a fun, hands-on way to learn more about programming.
Learn to fold — no previous experience required — with Foldology! This series of 100 paper puzzles is based on origami folding techniques. To play, tear a sheet out of your booklet and examine it. Your goal is to get the picture in a square on one side. To do so, you'll fold, flip, and experiment. Each puzzle builds on the last, teaching you new folding skills and building your dexterity while you challenge your brain. Kids and adults alike will love this unique puzzle game.
Dive into the daily life of a human cell in Cytosis! In this board game from Genius Games, players take turns putting flasks on available organelles inside the cell; then, they activate the organelle, to either gain macromolecule resources or take actions like completing cell component cards. As the game goes on, resources and space get tight, so think strategically! Everything in this engrossing game mimics actual processes in human cells, teaching cell biology concepts in a clever way. For another biology-themed game from this innovative company, check out Peptide: A Protein Building Game.
Keep all your repair supplies close to hand with this suede tool belt from Custom Leathercraft! Unlike many toolbelts, this can fit a waist as small as 29 inches, so even tweens and teens can wear it. Two large pockets and one small pocket, as well as a loop for a hammer, ensure you have plenty of space, and the polyweb belt has a quick release buckle for when the job is done.
Sew awesome mini plants with this kit from Klutz! As you follow the instructions in the full-color guide, you'll learn to sew 18 different plants, insects, and even a garden gnome. Build your sewing skills while making cute cacti, succulents, carnivorous plants, and more! Everything you need is inside the kit, including felt, thread, accessories, needles, stuffing, and traceable paper patterns.
Live the life of espionage with this social word game! Two spymasters know the identities of 25 secret agents, and they have to tip off their teammates using one word clues — clues that could apply to multiple words on the table. Players have to guess their team's names while avoiding agents belonging to the opposite team...and the assassin that could put the whole mission in jeopardy. Fast — and creative — thinking is the name of the game!
With this kit from Klutz, you can stitch and stuff a furry friend with a touch of personality! This set includes everything you need to make a personalized llama pillow for your bedroom or other cozy space. Sew the pillow out of precut faux fur, then add its expression and accessories by cutting designs out of the included felt and decorating them with pom-poms, sequins, and more. It's a fun project that encourages kids to develop their skills and their creative flair!
Dive into the fantastic world of Dungeons & Dragons with this kit with everything you need to get started! This set includes a basic rule book, six blank character sheets, 11 dice, a Dungeon Master's screen, and 81 cards with elements you can incorporate into your game. You'll also get the Dragons of Icespire Peak adventure to play through and a double-sided poster map relating to the adventure. And, if you enjoy your foray into D&D, there's a 50% off code for a digital version of the full Player's Handbook, too!
Fans of the strategy game Evolution can dive under the waves in this new game from North Star Games! In Oceans, each player is working to create a vibrant web of underwater life over millions of years of evolution. Survival depends on your ability to adapt.... and a little luck. Be cautious, because mysterious creatures lurk in The Deep! This game for 2 to 6 players comes with 120 Surface cards, 89 Deep cards, population tokens, scenario cards, a reef board, and oceans board, and more elements necessary to challenge your ability to survive the mysterious depths.
Pay tribute to groundbreaking artist Frida Kahlo with this puzzle from EuroGraphics' Fine Arts line! This 1000-piece puzzle depicts Kahlo's "Self Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird," a 1940 painting that has become one of her most famous works. With sturdy pieces made in the USA from high quality blue board, this 19.25 by 26.5 inch puzzle is perfect for any Kahlo fan to assemble, either alone or as part of a family puzzle project.
Help Buffy the Vampire Slayer defeat the Big Bad in this semi-cooperative deck-building game from Upper Deck! Each player is working to form a deck of Good Guys so the group can take down the Big Bad (and each wants to contribute the most to the battle!) Will you save up to buy higher-powered cards, or focus on quickly claiming as many attack cards as you can? Keep an eye on the innovative Light/Dark track which can boost — or reduce — the power of your cards! With 500 cards, all featuring images from the TV show, this game for 1 to 5 players will delight Buffy fans!
This kit from Rokr lets you build a battery-free, 3D wood model of a vintage vitascope movie projector! Carefully assemble the 183 laser-cut wood parts, then thread in the included film — a 58 frame excerpt from Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" — and turn the crank to power the light and get the film rolling! You can even adjust the focal lens to change the size and quality of the image. This 10" tall model takes approximately 4 to 6 hours to complete. It's a fun, hands-on way to learn about the history of moving pictures!
Explore the amazing, microscopic world of nanotechnology with this 60-piece science kit! Through a series of experiments, kids learn about size, scale, and order of magnitude, then learn how laser light, electron microscopy, and atomic force microscopy can make tiny machines — some only a few atoms across — visible. With 41 different experiments to conduct and step-by-step directions in the 72-page, full-color manual, you can learn all about this giant tiny world in your own home!
Build the best Tiny Town with this game from Alderac Entertainment Group! Players take the role of mayors of towns for smaller creatures hiding from predators. The land is small and resources are scarce, so you can't say no to building materials — but you also don't want to fill your tiny space with resources you haven't used! Place buildings and monuments, each worth Victory Points, and plan ahead so your town can thrive. Whoever has the most Victory Points wins!
Settle in and pot some (miniature) plants with this adorable greenhouse model kit from Rolife! This 1:24 scale model kit comes with everything you need to create a gorgeous greenhouse. You'll build little plants and set up a potting bench and all the other accessories a gardener needs. Your greenhouse even has tiny lights that really light up! This kit takes 20-30 hours to build and will result in a truly spectacular keepsake model to display.