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Though they may try to tell you they’re too old for toys, don’t believe them for a second. We have some of the coolest toys and games around. Even a tween who’s “too old to play” won’t be able to resist this fun for long!

 

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Transform your ceiling into a starry sky! This kit comes with 150 stars in a galaxy of sizes and safe, re-usable adhesive putty. A star chart is included, so you can create classic constellations or make your own astronomical arrangements. Whatever twinkles your star! A special phosphorescent formula gives these glow in the dark stars a life that's almost as long as the real thing: they're rechargeable so they won't wear out. Just expose them to light and they're ready to glisten once more. Make great scenes with your glow in the dark stars!

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Transform your ceiling or wall into a universe complete with glowing galaxies and dazzling constellations! These celestial products out-glow all others thanks to the Glomonite formula! The different sized stars are invisible on a white ceiling by day and glow brightly at night.

Includes: 50 glow in the dark stars and adhesive putty

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Just look up at your ceiling and watch as all 9 motorized planets orbit around the light-up sun. Listen as the audio CD takes you on a fascinating tour of our solar system. Now you can explore the wonders of the solar system right in your own room! Instructions for mounting to your ceiling are included.

Includes: 9 detailed planets, remote control with built-in light pointer and comet maker, auto shut-off option, 15 minute audio CD and glow-in-the-dark star stickers.

Requires 3 AA batteries and 2 AAA batteries (NOT INCLUDED).

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Through play and pure building excitement this multiple award-winning kit presents the central concepts that every child should know to grasp the energy challenges ahead. From the creators of the award winning ElectroWizard™ Books/Kits (Winners of Scientific American Young Readers' Book Awards, National Parenting Magazine and Parent's Choice Awards). Includes: a Solar Racer, Supercacitor Car, Flywheel Generator and Electric Car.

The award-winning imaging of Art Huff delights the eye while making even complex concepts visually clear. The feedback from hundreds of young testers made Penny Norman (Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley) and Ann Einstein (M.A.T., Berkeley School District educator) leave in the play while exploring the exciting changes in energy technology. The result is this cutting edge book/kit which combines hours of spirited building with basic science.

Some projects include:

  • Race across a room with potential energy
  • Build a solar racer
  • Speed away with a supercapacitor car
  • Make chain reactions with kinetic energy
  • Apply kinetic energy
  • Have fun and save the planet!

Requires common household items (not included).

Requires one D battery and one 9 volt battery (NOT INCLUDED).

Winner of a Creative Child Magazine Award and named one of Dr. Toy's Top 10 Educational Toys of 2006.

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Ages 5 and up

Brighten up your bedroom at night with a glow in the dark kit that's outta sight! 9 colourful, glow in the dark planets and 21 plastic glow in the dark stars will give your bedroom some galactic kaboom!

Includes: 30 plastic glow in the dark stick-ons, adhesive putty, instructions and space fun facts on the back of the packaging.

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These colourful celestial products out-glow all others thanks to the Glomonite formula! Used separately or combined with other stars and planets, these luminaries brighten up any room. Add a colourful twist to your nighttime scene of glowing galaxies and dazzling constellations.

Includes: 50 red, orange, yellow, green and blue glow in the dark stars and adhesive putty.

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Ages 10 and up

Young astronomers will delight in this newest Mini Solar Kit - as they build, paint and watch their very own Solar System come to life with real solar engery. Planets orbit around the solar-panelled "sun" that drives a motor so the planets actually move. This excellent educational solar kit provides a hands-on lesson about how solar power drives a motor. The kit comes with 6 colours of opaque acrylic paint, plus a brush - which makes for the perfect exercise in science and creativity.

Solar battery and colour table included.

Box measures approximately 7.2" long x 8.4" wide.

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Twinkle, twinkle little stars... These glow in the dark stars feature a splash of bright glitter, creating a twinkle effect when you turn out your lights! Transform your ceiling or walls into a universe complete with glowing galaxies and dazzling constellations. Comes with 40 plastic glow in the dark stars, adhesive putty, and instructions on the back of the packaging. The 40 stars come in a variety of sizes!

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Used separately or combined with other stars and planets, these luminaries brighten up any room! Add a colourful twist to your nighttime scene of glowing galaxies and dazzling constellations.

Includes: 30 assorted swirl-patterned glow in the dark stars and adhesive putty.

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Learn about the constellations as you create your very own night sky dome! Punch holes onto the night sky domes, fold them and build them into a dome shape. Then insert the lamp provided to project a night sky full of constellations in your bedroom! This kit contains night sky domes of both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, 1 one-touch lamp, 2 strips of card, 2 dome stands, strips of adhesive tape and detailed instructions including star charts of both Hemispheres. All constellations are printed in English. See what a night sky in both hemispheres looks like with this cool kit from 4M!

Requires 4 AA batteries (NOT INCLUDED).

Approved and recommended by the London Science Museum.

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Twinkle, twinkle little stars... Colourful stars in orange, blue, pink, green, and white colours are splashed with glitter to create a colorful, twinkle effect when you turn out your lights! Comes with 40 plastic glow in the dark stars, adhesive putty, and instructions on the back of the packaging. The 40 stars come in a variety of sizes and colours!

Measures approximately 4" wide.

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Ages 5 and up

Use these giant stickers to turn your room into a glow in the dark solar system! Included are giant stick-on pictures of the planets, the sun, astronauts and spacecrafts that can be used to decorate bedrooms, playrooms, classrooms and more! These stickers also boast an incredibly long-lasting glow, so your solar system is sure to keep shining for years to come. Bright and realistic-looking, these removable, reusable stickers are perfect for outer-space enthusiasts of all ages! Includes a planet facts sheet and 2 sheets of stick-ons!

Large sheet measures approximately 24" long x 18" wide, smaller sheet measures approximately 12" long x 18" wide.

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Ages 7 and up

Build a cool, colourful model of the solar system! This 3D mobile rotates around and glows in the dark, and the snap-together plastic planets can be painted with both coloured and glow in the dark paints. A painting instruction sheet is also included with tips on how to make the planets look realistic, as is a wall charts with fun facts about the solar system. This kit contains snap together solar system planets (so no glue is needed!), a hanging structure and hanging lines, 2 paint strips, glow in the dark paint, a paint brush, the bonus poster with facts of the solar system, and painting and assembling instructions. Create an out-of-this-world model of the solar system with this cool kit!

Measures approximately 29.5" long x 29.5" wide when assembled.

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Let your imagination run wild into outer space with this colourful Solar System Mobile! Use the glow paints included to decorate all the planets of the solar system and then hang your completed mobile from the ceiling in your bedroom or playroom. Watch as it revolves and glows in the dark, taking your imagination light years away and into space! The perfect kit for budding astronomers, or anyone who is fascinated by the planets in our solar system!

Includes 1 complete set of Solar System planets, 1 squeeze-to-draw glow paint, 1 set of stencils for applying glow paint, 1 hanging structure set including joints, rods and thread, 1 bonus wall chart with fun facts about the Solar System, and 1 set of detailed assembly and painting instructions with a Kidz Quiz (10 sets of questions and answers).

Measures approximately 13" long by 13" wide.

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Ages 5 and up

This awesome hand-held disc launcher comes with 20 colourful safety foam disks. Shoot them up to 20 feet! Since the discs are foam, this toy can be used indoors (with parent's permission) as well as outdoors. It includes cool arcade sound effects as well as flashing lights. Get 2 or more of these and battle with your friends!

Requires 2 AA batteries. (NOT INCLUDED).

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Ages 12 and up

Discover the science of crystals with this fun, educational kit! It's easy to do: simply place a rock in a large container, dissolve the Space Age Crystal Growing Chemical into hot water, and pour the solution over the rock. Watch as beautiful, aquamarine-coloured crystals begin to form on the rock's surface! The crystals will continue to grow for several days and will grow up to 4 inches in diameter after just one week! Once the crystals have formed, remove the crystallized rock from the container and use it to decorate your room, kitchen, classroom and more! This kit also includes a stirring rod and detailed, informative instructions. Learn about science as you create beautiful, sparkling crystals with this cool kit!

Box measures approximately 4.75" long x 2.25" wide x 6.25" high.

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Ages 12 and up

Nature goes into action for your child with this kit that includes several favorites. Mix the crystal solutions in water and four different crystals will grow day by day. Watch the magic happen while learning about the forces that create these minerals deep within the earth. Creates Citrine Clusters!

Kit Contents: 1 Bag with "Citrine" crystal growing chemical, 1 Bag with "Ruby" crystal growing chemical, Plastic tray with 3 crystal growing vessels and instructions.

What Else You Will Need: Kitchen scale, Measuring spoons and cups, An old saucepan that is no longer used for cooking, Various rocks, Several plastic containers, Rubber gloves, Thermometer (if available), Plastic wrap, Magnifying glass, Flashlight, Hammer and goggles.

Discover the laws of nature which create crystals deep inside the Earth and perform experiments like astronauts who grow ultra-pure crystals in the weightlessness of space. Just dissolve the pre-mixed chemicals in water and within hours the sparking crystals will start to grow, right before your eyes. A fascinating experience for children and adults. Each kit contains crystal growing chemicals, crystal growing vessels and a 48 page instruction book.

Box measures approximately 2" long x 9" wide x 13" high.

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Ages 12 and up

Nature goes into action for your child with this kit that includes several favourites. Mix the crystal solutions in water and four different crystals will grow day by day. Watch the magic happen while learning about the forces that create these minerals deep within the earth. Creates Amethyst Clusters!

Kit Contents: 1 Bag with "Amethyst" crystal growing chemical, Plastic tray with 3 crystal growing vessels and instructions.

What Else You Will Need: Kitchen scale, Measuring spoons and cups, An old saucepan that is no longer used for cooking, Various rocks, Several plastic containers, Rubber gloves, Thermometer (if available), Plastic wrap, Magnifying glass, Flashlight, Hammer and goggles.

Discover the laws of nature which create crystals deep inside the Earth and perform experiments like astronauts who grow ultra-pure crystals in the weightlessness of space. Just dissolve the pre-mixed chemicals in water and within hours the sparking crystals will start to grow, right before your eyes. A fascinating experience for children and adults. Each kit contains crystal growing chemicals, crystal growing vessels and a 48 page instruction book.

Box measures approximately 2" long x 9" wide x 13" high.

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Ages 12 and up

It’s easy and fun: place a rock into the crystal growing vessel. Dissolve the Space Age Crystal Growing chemical in hot water and pour the solution into the vessel. Let it cool down to room temperature and after just a few hours the first crystals will start to grow. They will continue their growth for several days and can be removed from the solution after about one week. Proudly display your home-grown Space Age Crystal.

Kit Contents: 1 Bag with "Citrine" crystal growing chemical, 1 Bag with "Ruby" crystal growing chemical, Plastic tray with 3 crystal growing vessels and instructions.

What Else You Will Need: Kitchen scale, Measuring spoons and cups, An old saucepan that is no longer used for cooking, Various rocks, Several plastic containers, Rubber gloves, Thermometer (if available), Plastic wrap, Magnifying glass, Flashlight, Hammer and goggles.

Discover the laws of nature which create crystals deep inside the Earth and perform experiments like astronauts who grow ultra-pure crystals in the weightlessness of space. Just dissolve the pre-mixed chemicals in water and within hours the sparking crystals will start to grow, right before your eyes. A fascinating experience for children and adults. Each kit contains crystal growing chemicals, crystal growing vessels and a 48 page instruction book.

Box measures approximately 2" long x 6" wide x 9" high.

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Ages 9 and up

By Terence Dickinson

Explore different aspects of our solar system. See snaps of the universe at different distances from Earth, 1.3 light-seconds to 300,000,000 light years from Earth. Then learn about the different planets, stars, black holes and more which are found in the universe. The last section is devoted to star gazing. Learn about constellations and when some of them can be seen, learn how to read star maps and more. There is also a section about buying equipment for backyard star gazing. The photographs and colour illustrations help you understand and visualize what is being described.

Paperback, 72 pgs, full colour illustrations.

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