Pay tribute to 32 women who changed the world with this set of heirloom-quality blocks from Uncle Goose! Each block features one woman's name, portrait, quote, and a short explanation of her historical importance. Together, the blocks can be assembled to form the Suffrage Movement slogan Deeds Not Words. They're sturdy enough for play but also make a beautiful display piece and learning tool — and, like all Uncle Goose products, they're made in the USA from sustainable Michigan basswood and non-toxic inks.
Spark an interest in geology with this fun science game! An 18-specimen rock collection provides the foundation for a game for up to 6 players that helps teach names, appearances, and properties of different minerals. Even the game chips are made of polished stones! It all comes in a carrying case with a handle for easy geology fun on the go. For another fun option, check out Fossil On! which includes 15 fossil specimens.
Learn to sew -- and learn about the creatures that live in our forests -- all in one with this kit from Craftster's Sewing Kits! Kids will sew a fox, owl, bear, rabbit, and chickadee, and along the way they'll learn basic sewing techniques and interesting information about the animals themselves. Five needles are included, making this set ideal for both individuals and groups. Fans of this set can also check out the Wild Friends Safari Sewing and Craft Kit from Four Seasons Crafting.
Why not celebrate one of history's great women artists with this beautiful plush? The 11" Frida Kahlo plush from The Unemployed Philosophers Guild presents Kahlo in traditional Mexican dress — complete with skirt, blouse, scarf, and earrings — and with flowers in her hair. Kahlo's admirers can also check out the Frida Kahlo Finger Puppet / Magnet, these Frida Kahlo Paper Dolls, and the Frida's Frocks and Smocks Magnetic Dress-Up Set. You can find more products that pay tribute to this great painter in our Frida Kahlo Collection.
The Dragonwood is a dangerous, ever-changing place...but great rewards are to be found for those daring enough to enter! Collect adventurer cards to give you an edge when you face a foe in the Dragonwood. Choose cautiously: use up too many dice on lesser creatures and you'll be defenseless when you meet the dragon! Since each game plays out different, you can adventure through Dragonwood over and over.
With this set from ALEX Toys, you'll have all the eco-friendly scrapbook supplies you need to make your own memory book. The set includes a 40 page 10 inch spiral bound hardcover scrapbook, 330 stickers, paper shapes and frames, 8 10 inch square printed papers, 6 eco pencils, 6 wooden buttons, 3 craft sticks, a glue stick, 3 ribbons, 2 twine cords, zig-zag scissors and easy instructions — all of which use as many recycled and earth-friendly materials as possible, including recycled paperboard and soy inks.
This enchanted unicorn kit has everything you need to create a buildable, codable UnicornBot! The 3D, 360° animated building instructions on the free JIMU app (compatible with devices using iOS 9.0 and up or Android 5.0 and up) will guide you through assembling the 440 parts, including smooth motion servos, a motor, and an RGB light-up horn. Then, you can use the easy-to-learn Blockly coding platform to teach your Unicornbot to move, pick-up objects, recognize colors, and more! It's a fantasy-inspired introduction to the basics of robotics and coding that kids will love.
Rey is brave, true to her friends, and stands up for what she believes in! You can play along with Rey's quest to discover her destiny and awaken her connection to the Force with this Rey of Jakku figure from the Star Wars Forces of Destiny line. This 11", highly posable figure comes wearing her scavenger outfit — including, of course, her staff. Squeeze her legs together to activate a staff-striking action! For more toys, books, and other products featuring this exciting heroine, visit our Rey Collection.
Kids can roll their own candles out of beeswax sheets with this unique craft kit! Honeycomb beeswax sheets are included in a beautiful array of colors — ivory, natural, pink, red, cranberry, blue, green, yellow, purple, and aqua. The set also includes instructions and 6 yards of cotton wick, enough to make up to 20 taper candles measuring 8" x 1". It's easy to handle and kids will love seeing the results of their candlemaking lit up!
Learn all about the insects of the world with this gorgeously illustrated bingo game from Laurence King Publishing! Sixty-four species of bugs are featured, from the Giant Hawker Dragonfly to the Sacred Scarab to the Honey Bee! Mark them off on your card and get a bingo to win! The leaflet includes basic information and a few fascinating facts about each species featured, and kids will love the illustrated bug tokens and the colorful counters.
Build a tribute to some of the ground-breaking women who took American into space with this much-anticipated set from LEGO Ideas! This fan-designed set features astronomer Nancy Grace Roman; computer scientist Margaret Hamilton; astronaut and physicist Sally Ride; and astronaut, physician and engineer Mae Jemison, each as part of a vignette depicting their role with NASA. It's a wonderful way to inspire the women in STEM of future generations!
Who knew that the little girl with a love of math growing up in West Virginia would go on to help America reach the moon — smashing gender and racial barriers along the way! You can pay tribute to Katherine Johnson and her pioneering work at NASA with this doll from Barbie's Inspiring Women line. Created in consultation with Johnson herself, this doll is dressed in an outfit matching what Johnson wore to work, complete with NASA ID badge; the set also comes with a doll stand, a certificate of authenticity, and information about Johnson's role in history.
Bring a little fantasy adventure to your marble run with this creativity-inspiring kit from Quadrilla! This marble run features design elements based off a Medieval castle, complete with towers, a column, a windmill, a hanging drawbridge, and more. The set comes with stickers to customize your castle pieces, and play elements including a griffin, a dragon, and more! It's a unique way to bring storytelling fun to your marble run play.
Snap Circuits Alternative Energy Kit makes learning about electricity and alternate energy fun! This kit contains over 40 parts which allows budding engineers to build over 125 projects. The kit includes an instruction manual that provides step-by-step instructions for all the cool stuff you can do. Youngsters will have endless hours of fun while learning about circuits, electricity, geothermal power and lots more!
American Educational's River Stone set provides great opportunities for creative active play. Inspired by stepping stones in a river, each side of the triangle varies in steepness and difficulty. Jump from stone to stone without touching the floor. Alter the position of the stones to create more challenging paths. Each stone has rubber studs on the base, which prevents slippage, and protects indoor floors. For another option with higher peaks, check out Gonge's Hilltops set for ages 3 to 7.
Your whole family can have hours of creative fun with the amazing Spirograph Deluxe Set. Simply choose from the gears and wheels, put your paper in place, and create whirling, spiraling, mix and match patterns for a totally awesome image. Use the design guide to try out tried and true designs, or get creative and create cool and colorful graphics of your own.
With this kit from Kano, you can build your own wand, learn to code, and make magic! kids will build a wand with the included components, then experiment with over 70 creative challenges and games that teach coding principles. On the screen, you'll watch as your wandwork makes feathers fly, goblets multiply, fire flow, pumpkins grow, and more. The free Kano app is compatible with most iOS, Android or Amazon tablets, Mac and Windows PCs, so it's easy to get started making magic in the Wizarding World.
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.
Put a new spin on weaving with the Loopdeloom! This ingenious loom design incorporates spinning pegs so the weaving process is super fast and easy to learn. Kids can start with a basic potholder and work their way up to more complex items using the patterns and instructions in the kit — with only one loom, you can make items of any length and up to 7" wide, or you can connect multiple looms to make wider items with no seams. This set even includes 120 years of yarn to get her started.
Replicate all your favorite board sports, in any location and on any surface -- safely! The Spooner Freestyle Board is a virtually indestructible balance board that spins, flips, slides, wobbles and more. Improves core stability, balance, coordination and gross-motor skills. Kids from 3 to 15 will love practicing their skills with this versatile board!
Prime Climb is a beautiful, colorful, mathematical board game for 2 to 4 players! Roll the dice and add, subtract, multiply and divide your way to the center of the board, picking up Prime cards and bumping your opponents back to start as you go. The first person to get both pawns to space 101 wins! This brilliantly designed game is the perfect way to help solidify math concepts while making learning fun for kids and adults alike.
Build and recreate your favorite magical school with this detailed 4-Level LEGO Hogwarts Great Hall building set! This giant 878-piece set features a fireplace, benches, tables, and reversible house banners, plus the grand staircase tower with a spiral staircase, the potions room, and the treasure room. There's a wide variety of magical artifact accessories, including the Sorting Hat and the Mirror of Erised, as well as a buildable Fawkes the phoenix and a buildable basilisk — and plenty of minifigures, including Ginny Weasley, Professor McGonagall, and, of course, Hermione Granger! You can also add the LEGO Hogwarts Express kit to give your young wizards a way to get there.
From Kidzlabs comes the Crystal Mining kit with 8 genuine little crystals (clear quartz, agate, dolomite, amethyst or rose quartz) embedded in a big hunk of plaster. Us the included digging tool and brush to excavate your treasures, then study them with the magnifier and keep it all safe in the storage pouch. Let her search for real buried treasure!
Keep little brains busy with this innovative building toy from Viahart. Brain Flakes discs snap together and apart quickly and easily, and they can be assembled in so many configurations that nothing limits the imagination of little builders! This set comes with 500 discs in a variety of bright, fun colors that are sure to prompt creativity, and includes a reusable jar for easy storage when building time is done.
Turn ordinary stones into beautiful polished gems! This high quality rock tumbler features a rubber barrel that's quieter than many other tumblers, so nothing has to interrupt your polishing. An automatic shutoff timer let you get just the right finish for beautiful results. Plus, it's sturdy enough to last for years! Get started with the 0.5 lb of mixed rough gemstones included in the set, then go rockhounding and polish your own finds.
Get hands-on with movie making with this great kit from Klutz and LEGO! Kids will learn the basics of stop-motion animation as they follow the beginner-friendly guide. The included LEGO pieces provide fun elements to include in your own movies, and six backgrounds give you some variety for your sets. Lights, camera, action!
Join Rey as she trains with Master Luke Skywalker at his mountainside dwelling. This LEGO Star Wars Ahch-To Island Training set has 241 pieces that allow you to build a hut with a detailed interior and a removable roof section for easy play, a small bonfire, and a rotating training function with an opening boulder with knockaway feature. It even includes a little porg figure to watch the action!
Turn any environment into a playground with this kit from Trailblaze, designed specifically for beginners of any age. This 50-foot slackline offers an easy set-up and carries up to 300 pounds, so more than one child can walk it at once! Soft tree protectors ensure that you don't damage the trees you use to set it up. Since it all packs in a handy storage bag, it's easy to bring this slackline along to parks, camp sites, and more.
Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 from MindWare is a unique system of colorful cubes that interlock to form a marble run. The big difference between this and other marble runs? You can create marble maze sculptures in the form of animals, geometric shapes or any other design! Configurations are unlimited, allowing for unpredictable action when steel balls travel the various routes. It's a live demonstration of probability, physics and art, all in one. This Big Box set includes 72 cubes in five colors, plus 20 steel marbles.
Generations of women have been inspired Rosie the Riveter, who has been an icon of women's empowerment for over fifty years! This 5 1/4" tall vinyl action figure is based off the famous "We Can Do It!" poster, which was inspired by a photo of Naomi Parker Fraley; it has articulated joints and comes in an illustrated window box. She's great for pretend play or for anyone who appreciates the role Rosie the Riveter has played in women's history.
Turn chemistry into a game with this fascinating game that lets kids tinker with chemicals without setting foot in a lab! Weave together elements to create molecules and cause different reactions. The more you create, the more points you win, but be careful! Some combinations can have unexpected -- and dramatic -- results. Best of all, everything that happens in the game is something that happens in real-life science. Fans of this game can also check out Science Ninjas: Valence Plus, an expanded edition that adds 30 more cards with all-new artwork for even more elements and molecules.
In this game from Blue Orange, the goal is green energy! Cultivate your trees to take best advantage of the sun... without blocking out the littlest seedlings from the much-needed light. As your trees move through their life cycle, you'll earn points when they catch the light — but since the sun shifts in the sky, the tree that was in a clearing a few turns ago could be in darkness now, so you'll have to think ahead. This game from two to four players is a supreme test of logic skills.
With this fun kit from littleBits, kids can build their own interactive space rover! littleBits are easy-to-use electronic building blocks that snap together with magnets and allow anyone to build, invent, and prototype. The space rover kit comes with 34 components that kids can use to complete 30 space-themed projects inspired by the challenges facing real NASA astronauts and engineers, including a space rock collector and an alien life detector. It even includes stories of real-life space pioneers to inspire young explorers and engineers. Once they've tried the included projects, kids can experiment endlessly with their own inventions!
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!
For a book lover, is there any greater pleasure than a pristine library? But if your friends use your bookshelves as a lending library, you'll want to be able to keep track of your treasures! With this kit, you can use old-fashioned library circulation techniques -- including date-stamped checkout cards -- to keep track of the books that you let out of your sight. Everything comes in a beautiful keepsake box that's perfect for a bibliophile.
Moana is determined to save her island, no matter what it takes! Use the 307 pieces in this set to build Moana's canoe, then ride off with Maui and Hei Hei to return Te Fiti's heart. Just watch out for the Kakamora! Full of fun accessory elements, this set also allows kids to build some interesting engineering pieces, like a catapult for the Kakamora and a transforming Te Fiti island. Moana and Maui figures are included.
She's a rebel princess and a masterful commander, and on Endor, her work was key to the success of the Rebellion! This 11", highly poseable doll of Princess Leia from the Star Wars: Forces of Destiny line comes with two outfits from Leia's adventures on Endor, as well as a Wicket Ewok figure with a spear and bow and arrow. It's sure to be a hit with any Star Wars fan! The same toy series also includes this Leia and R2-D2 Adventure Set. For more products featuring the original rebel princess, visit our Leia Organa Collection.
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!
Imagine your child's face when she or he sees their own story and drawings made into a full-color, professionally typeset, 7 x 9 hardbound book! Your child writes and illustrates their story using the materials supplied in the kit, which are then mailed in (in the pre-paid envelope provided) for publication. You'll soon receive a beautiful hardcover book, complete with an about the author page for your proud storyteller! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
Turn the whole world into a keyboard! Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Use your wildest imagination and turn everyday objects into touch sensitive pads — turning bananas into piano keys, or a drawing on a piece of paper into a joystick! You could even make a keyboard out of alphabet soup. Because the computer treats Makey Makey as a regular input device, you can use it with any program or webpage. It's a simple invention kit for beginners or experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between!
Celebrate everything that makes you special with this empowering poster kit! Kids will layer tissue paper on the 9.75"X 14.75" poster base, then choose words that describe them from a wide selection included in the kit. From brave to silly to adventurous to kind, you can choose the empowering words that describe you. It's a wonderful way to encourage tweens and teens to see their value and power.
Create images with texture and depth by coloring with clay in this kit fro Faber-Castell's Do Art line! Everything you need to color in four jungle-themed design boards is included: 12 vibrantly colored sticks of clay, a rubber-tipped blending tool, and 3 double-sided clay tools. It even includes easel backs to display your work when you're done! Plus, parents will love that the modeling clay in this kit is non-toxic, never dries out, and won't stain little hands.
Learn some sewing basics with the goodies inside this collectible tin from ALEX DIY! This cute tin holds 125 sewing essentials, including four ready-to-make projects with pre-cut pieces: a hedgehog, an owl, a fox, and an elephant wallet! Once you've learned the basics, use the rest of the items in the kit to create your own projects — there are buttons, rickrack, ribbon, and more! It's an excellent introduction to the art of hand sewing.
Avengers, assemble — including you! With this set from littleBits, kids will join their favorite Avengers, including Iron Man, Black Panther and Shuri, and Ant-Man and the Wasp, to create their own superhero identity. Eighteen in-app activities get kids building gear with the easy to use littleBits components, adding new abilities with easy block coding, and designing the perfect superhero icon with the LED Matrix bit. Authentic Avengers sound effects make this an absorbing and exciting way to learn real STEM skills!
Is there anything more amazing than cracking a seemingly ordinary rock and finding a geode? 12 geodes in this pack are carefully selected by Gem Center USA, with a guarantee that 90% of them will have a proper hollow geode inside. Ranging from marble to golf ball size, your could discover smoky quartz, clear quartz, or even amethyst inside! Instructions for breaking the geodes are included.
Whet the appetites of budding young scientists of all ages with more than 70 unique, fun, hands-on science activities! This kit guarantees hours and hours of science fun as kids explore the three areas of science (Physical, Earth and Life) as well as activities in Chemistry, Physics, Magnetism, Weather, Biology, Geology and Flight. For a smaller kit from the same line, check out the Lab-In-A-Bag Test Tube Wonders kit.
Get beginner players into the game of chess with this teaching game from Winning Moves! The secret? An innovative deck of 56 action cards that shows how a particular chess piece moves. At first, you play using the action cards; once you become comfortable with the moves and powers of each chess piece, you can flip the two-sided board over and play standard chess. For two more fun chess variants, check out Solitaire Chess and All Queens Chess.
Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game is a cooperative board game that teaches edible and medicinal plants. Players learn about plants by connecting the icon on the challenge or "trouble" cards with the icons on the plant cards. Wildcraft! is a beautifully illustrated, nature based, educational, cooperative game created in the tradition of the classic board games.
This all-in-one kit from Thames & Kosmos gives you the tools, knowledge, and skills you need to view virtually any biological specimen you can find! The microscope features dual LED lights and 40X, 100X, and 400X magnification. The full-color, 48-page microscopy book, which teaches you how to use the scope and the 20 included tools, guides you through 25 experiments. Now, you are ready to take off on a guided investigation of plant and animal specimens that you gather and prepare yourself!
Learn the basics of sewing as you create some colorful, funny, friendly monsters! This set comes with everything you need to create five monster crafts, including a phone case/wallet. Pre-cut and pre-perforated pieces make it simple for kids to assemble the pieces and build sewing skills. It's a monstrously fun way to start fabric crafting!
In honor of the 25th anniversary of The X-Files, Barbie celebrates the influential character Dana Scully, who introduced a generation of young women to a STEM-loving heroine! This Agent Dana Scully doll is dressed in her signature look from the '90s: a dark suit with an "FBI" ID and badge. Fans of the show, young or old, will love getting to imagine Scully's newest adventures, whether she's using her medical knowledge to puzzle out a mystery or risking her career — and her life — to unearth the secrets of the X-Files.
Set your sails for a building challenge with this LEGO Ideas Ship in a Bottle building set!This 962-piece set allows you to build a highly detailed ship, the Leviathan. Construct the captain's quarters, cannons, masts, and more. Then you'll build a bottle using LEGO components, complete with a buildable cork and a wax seal, and a stand complete with a nameplate and a built-in "compass." It's a unique building project that you'll be delighted to display when it's done!
Kids (of any age) will love building their own praxinoscope, the successor to the zoetrope in the development of motion pictures. The finished product stands approx 5-1/4" tall with a 5" diameter platform holding one of six included pattern sheets which let her create her own animation. She'll love exploring the history of the moving picture with this great kit!
Even little kids can learn basic money skills with the Moonjar Moneybox! Moonjar moneyboxes are divided into three separate compartments: Spend, Save, and Share. This division is a great way to teach children about the benefits of saving money for a special purpose versus spending it immediately. It also provides an easy way to make charitable giving a part of your child's life. For another divided piggy bank, check out the Smart Piggy Trio Bank for ages 4 and up, which includes three separate ledgers for tracking funds.
Razor scooters have always been a favorite, and now the Razor A3 Kick Scooter is updated with bigger wheels and faster bearings for an even better ride! This scooter has a springless front wheel and shock system, a wheelie bar, and patented rear fender brake and folding mechanism. It's a fast -- and fun! -- way to get from Point A to Point B.
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. Set 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!
What dinosaur-loving kid hasn't dreamed of discovering their very own dinosaur bones? In this Smithsonian's Diggin' Up Dinosaurs kit, a plastic T-Rex dinosaur skeleton is buried deep within a sand block, waiting to be unearthed. Use the marsh pick and brush to gently dig them out, then assemble them into a dinosaur skeleton. Kids will learn just how much patience and precision is required to excavate the fossils that they love. The set also includes safety goggles and instructions, as well as a color poster with intriguing facts about paleontology.
Magformers are a unique and colorful way to build! They're never frustrating, because they're designed to attract no matter how you line them up, and the plastic-sealed magnets are safe even for young children. Although the shapes are seemingly simple, you can build an amazing variety of 2- and 3-dimensional shapes with ease. The 62-piece set comes with 30 squares, 20 triangles, and 12 pentagons for hours of creative building fun.
A troublesome yellow Kryptomite has stolen Batgirl's ePad! With the 206 pieces in this set, you'll build the Kryptomite's escape buggy, plus a Batjet with an opening cockpit, stud shooters on the wings, and a net shooter on the nose. Then, play out the adventure with the Batgirl figure as she chases down the troublesome thief. For more products featuring this popular DC superhero, make sure to check out our Batgirl Collection.
This pocket-sized robot is packed with tech that lets you customize how it interacts with you! Evo's proximity sensors, optical sensors, and LED lights let you enjoy teaching it tricks quickly and easily, or you can connect to the Ozobot Evo app to experiment with Evo's code, customizing your bot to do almost anything you can imagine! Each Evo comes with a full robotics kit, including a USB charging cable, 1 playfield, 1 skin, carrying pouch, and 4 color code markers.
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!
Elements are the building blocks of the universe -- and now they can be the building blocks of your toy box with this fun set from Uncle Goose! 20 solid wood building blocks, made in the US from sustainable Michigan basswood, feature the elements of the periodic table painted in non-toxic, child-safe inks. And even though they're building blocks, don't think they're just for babies -- chemistry geeks will love these colorful blocks as much at 36 years as 36 months!
A 3D, gravity-powered logic puzzle in a box! With Gravity Maze from ThinkFun, you stack the translucent towers to create a path for your marble from the starting point to the target. Each challenge card increases in difficulty, forcing you to think creatively about how to get the marble where you want it. With 60 challenge cards and 9 towers, these clever puzzles will provide hours of play!
Making your own quilt has never been so easy with this kit from Alex DIY! Kids can quickly and simply knot the fringed squares together — no cutting or sewing required. Forty-eight 11.5" squares come in colorful coordinating designs so that kids can lay them out however they'd like. The soft, cozy fleece is sure to keep her — or the lucky person she gives it to — warm and snuggly all winter long.
Some dolls don't just represent the role models of today — they are encouragement for the role models of tomorrow! For the first time, Barbie's election series dolls provide an all-female ticket with female president and vice-president candidates. Created in partnership with She Should Run, this set of 12" dolls is designed to encourage girls to see themselves in leadership positions. Three different pairs of dolls provide diversity of racial representation and feature two of Barbie's new body models. It's the perfect pick for a future president!
HearthSong's popular Connectagons have been updated with colorful patterns that are sure to inspire terrific structures! This deluxe set includes 240 of the patterned, circular Connectagons, plus 240 solid-colored Geometric Connectagons in a variety of shapes. All of the pieces fit together in a myriad of ways -- and they're also compatible with previous Connectagons sets, so you can continue building your collection!
Kids can bring their creations to life with the LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox! This 847-piece set allows kids to build five multifunctional models, and then learn the basics of coding so they can teach their models to dance, interact, or explore. The easy-to-use LEGO Boost app (which is compatible with many newer phones and tablets, as well as most Windows 10 devices) provides a step-by-step guide to building, and then encourages kids to explore their own ideas.
Build and paint your own bird house to entice birds to your yard with this set from Toysmith! This great kit includes everything you need to complete and decorate a sweet bird house. No hardware is necessary to put these pre-cut pieces together, making it a great rainy- or snowy-day activity to brighten up the day. She'll be proud to say, "I made that!"
Explore the globe — in puzzle form — with this 3D globe puzzle from Ravensburger. This beautifully detailed puzzle is made of curved, sturdy plastic pieces that fit together snugly to form a perfectly smooth surface, no glue required! 540 puzzle pieces snap together to create an 8.7" diameter globe, and the set includes a plastic display stand, metal display stand, reference map, and instructions.
Everything your little artist needs in one handy box! This set from US Art Supply includes 24 color pencils, 24 oil pastels, 24 watercolor cakes, 2 paint brushes, 2 drawing pencils, and all the accessories you need for some serious creative art. The whole thing travels and stores in a wooden case that makes it easy to find exactly the tool you're looking for. This set will make your child feel like a real artist!
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 over 600 colorful LEGO bricks in a variety of sizes. The set includes accessory pieces like faces, eyes, and wheels, as well as bricks in a variety of colors, including rare light blue bricks. The only limitation is imagination!
Take an up close look at the world with this high-quality biological microscope from AmScope! This microscope has full optical glass elements that allow five magnification settings, from 40X to 1000X, and a 360 degree rotatable monocular head that lets you look at your specimen from all directions. LED illumination from below ensures that you easily have enough light to see, too! The scope also comes with a dust cover to protect it when it's not in use. All you need is some pre-prepared slides — or some that you make yourself! — and you'll get a fascinating look at the microscopic world.
Cooperate or perish in this dungeon-themed game with a five-minute time limit! Each player takes the role of an intrepid hero, one of a party working their way through a dungeon. Dangerous monsters, perilous obstacles, and terrifying Dungeon Bosses stand between you and your goal. With no turns, the gameplay is fast and furious! Five different dungeons and a randomly selected mix of obstacles mean endless replayability for this clever game.
Line up the tracks and blocks and watch your marbles fall with the Quadrilla Cliffhanger marble run from Hape! This set includes a variety of interesting pieces, including spiral gutters that run outside the colored blocks, which extends run time (and looks awesome.) Additional pieces include a wooden vortex and seven different colored blocks, each with a different function. Plus, parents will love the durable heirloom quality birch and rubber wood in this set — and the fact that all of the wood used is from FSC-certified forests.
This round outdoor swing from Swinging Monkey is a new take on the traditional tire swing. Spider web netting with a hole in the center allows kids to dangle their feet in the middle so they can pump their legs as they swing alone, or swing face to face with a friend! The swing itself can be hung from one point so it can spin and twist, or from two points like a traditional swing. Either way, she'll be flying through the air in no time! For a small round swing, check out Little Tikes' disc swing for ages 3 to 10.
Let the forest spirit Totoro take your Mighty Girl on an incredible journey of her own! Fans will love this 9-inch plush from GUND. The bean-filled bottom keeps it standing upright, while the soft exterior is perfect for cuddling. It's perfect for any fan of Miyazaki's film. For more products featuring Totoro and other Ghibli characters, visit our Studio Ghibli Collection.
Rory's Story Cubes are a pocket-sized story generator, perfect for a creativity prompt or for a variety of fun games. The cubes feature images that you combine into a story -- just let your imagination run wild. Now, you can get the original cubes, plus Actions and Voyages, in one complete set. These sets can be used separately or combined for a truly epic tale!
There's creativity and magic under the surface of the sheets in Melissa and 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!
Minecraft-crazy kids will love this kit that teaches them how to build their very own real computer! This kit includes a wooden computer case with an HD LCD display that you set up with a Raspberry Pi 3 Project Board with 16GB RAM and a 1.2Ghz Quad Core CPU, plus gadgets like buttons, switches, LED lights, motion sensors, and more. The included Minecraft Pi adventure will get kids building and programming more electronic modules. It's a great way to get kids crafting with technology in real life rather than on a screen.
Help the Slayer defend Sunnydale -- and the world! Work together to defeat Monsters of the Week and figure out what the Big Bad is planning. If you defeat the Big Bad, you win, but if the Slayer or the city take too much damage, the world is doomed! Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will love getting to step into the Slayer's shoes.
Join in the action-packed LEGO DC Super Hero Girls world as Wonder Woman battles Eclipso to save The Flash! This great 1,078-piece set features a cool foldout palace with 2 levels, 4 "power drain" tubes, a planning room, a vanity and weapons cabinets, Eclipso's Jewel Jet, Wonder Woman's Invisible Jet, loads of accessory elements, and 3 orange Kryptomites. To add to your LEGO DC Super Hero Girls collection, check out the Lashina's Tank and Bumblebee's Helicopter sets, as well as the 712-piece Super Hero High School set.
Remember how amazing it is to watch a print develop in the blink of an eye? With the Instax Mini 9 camera from Fujifilm, kids can snap a picture and have credit-card-sized prints in minutes! This easy-to-use point and shoot camera has an automatic exposure control feature that flashes an LED to suggest the best settings for a given picture. Kids will also love the macro lens adaptor for closeups and a high-key mode for a softer look for their pictures. Don't forget the extra film!
Tinkertoys are back and better than ever! This newly redesigned set features plastic rods, but don't worry; it's compatible with the older wooden version, so you can use it to expand your existing set or create your own collection. This 200-piece mix of spools, rods, washers, flags, end caps, and more provides lots of fodder for hours of building fun. The included booklet provides ideas for 30 models, but it won't be long before kids are building their own creations!
Get ready to defend Hogwarts with this cooperative deck-building game that's actually seven games in one! Play as Harry, Ron, Hermione or Neville as you find Locations, counter Dark Arts, and defeat Villains to progress through games that parallel each of the books in the series. Art from the films and fun gameplay that gets more complex as you work your way through each of the seven games makes this a surefire hit for Harry Potter fans!
Learn about dinosaurs and fossils while enjoying sandbox play with this fun kit! In addition to two pounds of polymer sand that "flows" in your hand and is easy to mold, this kit includes six dinosaur models, six molds, a sand tray, and a real piece of fossilized dinosaur poop. An included full-color instructional booklet teaches kids plenty of fascinating paleontology facts. Plus, the sand is easy to clean up, so kids can play any time!
With this hands-on kit and tour guide, kids enter the twisted world of the human body. Complete with removable squishy organs as well as representative skeletal, vascular and muscular systems, kids explore the complex inner workings of the human body and literally see how it all works. Who knew anatomy was so much fun?
You can rule your room with this fun set from littleBits Electronics! This prototyping kit lets you build touch-activated inventions like a Burglar Buzzer, a Top-Secret Safe, and more, all without soldering or gluing. Components in this set include a potentiometer, a buzzer/speaker, a sound sensor, and more; once you've built the 8 included projects, let your imagination run wild and create your own gadgets! This set is compatible with all other littleBits kits.
Combine physical play with coding thanks to the Osmo coding kit! Osmo takes gaming beyond the screen: the Osmo base allows your tablet to stand and scan the area in front of it, allowing kids (and adults!) to use physical objects to interact with what they see on the screen. The Genius kit includes games and tile sets that encourage creative thinking in math, wordplay, art, and problem solving. It's truly the best of both worlds.
Create your own yarn art with ease with this set from Creativity for Kids! It's simple to use a knit loom: just wind the yarn around the loom and then flip the loops. In no time, you'll be making hats, scarves, pouches, and other fun and useful projects. This set comes with both a double-sided hand loom and a circle loom, plus 90 yards of yarn to get things started, as well as buttons and a tassel maker for some finishing touches.
Be a comic artist like you've always dreamed with this kit from Lulu Jr.! Write and illustrate your own comic on the included sheets, then send them off to Lulu Jr. and they'll print an 18-page comic book that looks just like the real thing! It even includes a professionally typeset title page. You can order additional copies online as well, so you can have your own mini comic run! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
Kids love the Snap Circuits modular electronics kits, and this set is the one to top them all! Over 80 pieces allow you to build an amazing 750 different projects -- and that's just the ones in the guide. Once kids have learned the principles, they can start creating their own circuits with ease, since the snap-together components require no soldering. Any budding electrician or electrical engineer will get hours of fun and experimentation out of this amazing kit.
In Cauldron Quest, you work your magic together to break the wizard's spell! Players combine their efforts to find hidden ingredients to create a spell-breaking potion; if they are successful everyone wins! This game teaches strategy, evens and odds, and deduction, and like all cooperative games, fosters communication and cooperation.
Your young fossil hound can unearth fifteen real fossils with real archeological tools in this dig kit from National Geographic! Using your chisel and brush, gently excavate your finds, which include intriguing specimens like a mosasaur tooth, coral, coprolite, and more; then check out the 16-page learning guide to identify your find and learn more. It's perfect for budding paleontologists.
This little robot from Anki has a mind of its own! Cozmo can express hundreds of emotions, and evolves with every minute that you play with him. Set Cozmo to Explorer mode and see where its curiosity takes you, or play games like Quick Tap and Keepaway. Then, download the Cozmo app on compatible iOS and Android devices, and use the code lab to learn the basics of programming. It's one little robot with a big personality... and an awful lot to teach kids!
Get ready for adventure with this doll of Doctor Who's Thirteenth Doctor — the first time the Doctor has been female! This 10" doll is highly detailed and fully articulated, ready for hours of exciting play. She is modeled after Jodie Whittaker's appearance on the show, complete with fabric culottes, a rainbow-striped black shirt, and a lilac coat. And, of course, she's carrying her Sonic Screwdriver!
With this innovative game from Thames & Kosmos, kids use real-life sensor data to create a world of fantastic creatures! Connect the base station to your device, then use the sensor pods to collect readings about your environment. Inside the app, creatures appear whose attributes are based on the data: a low temperature reading might result in a creature with long hair to keep warm. As kids play, they gain experience measuring light levels, volumes, and temperatures, making physics come alive! Please note: this app requires a device with Android 4.4.2 or later or iOS 8.1 or later.
Build three detailed and beautiful models of common birds -- made out of LEGO! Created by gardener and bird enthusiast Thomas Poulsom and selected by LEGO Ideas members, each replica bird hails from a different continent: the Robin from Europe; the Blue Jay from North America; and the Hummingbird from South America. The 580-piece set also comes with booklets detailing information about each of these three fascinating species.
Learn some cool chemistry in your own kitchen with this fun set! This non-consumable basic chemistry set uses household products to perform a number of safe and fun experiments, including making bubbling "lava," color-changing chemicals, and more. The set includes essential lab equipment including a beaker, test tubes, goggles, and more. Plus, the included journal encourages young scientists to write, draw, and think about their discoveries. For more science kits from this line, visit our Nancy B.'s Science Club Collection.
Sometimes science is slippery, squishy, and gooey! With this kit from National Geographic, you can explore eight cool types of slime and putty, and learn what makes them stretch, drip, and ooze. From fluffy slime to magnetic putty to a DIY slime you mix up yourself, you'll get to play with all sorts of goopy, gross fun. A 16-page Learning Guide includes interesting facts about why slime and putty act the way they do, and provides suggestions for all sorts of slimy experiments to try at home.
The DNA molecule is a seemingly simple thing, but look at all that it creates! In this kit from ScienceWiz, you'll explore the amazing possibilities of DNA. Extract real DNA from a fruit, build a double helix, learn about gene analysis, and more with the 8 projects in this kit. Step by step full-color instructions provide an easy guide to conducting all the experiments. Your budding geneticist will love it!