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8 Years

We love eight-year-olds! They’re just the right age for all kinds of fun. They still love the pretend play they’ve been enjoying for years, yet they’re also ready to move ahead into more advanced toys and learning. All of these toys and activities will appeal to their natural sense of fun and wonder.

 

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Watch as hundreds of stars and constellations are projected on your ceiling and walls! With the twist of a dial, project the night sky for any specific month, day and hour you choose. Explore constellation art, astronomy grids, nebulas, planets and more with the Uncle Milton Star Planetarium!

This awesome projector also comes with a web code to download an exclusive Night Sky Audio Tour and Stellarium Astronomy Software, so you can take a virtual tour of the universe!

Features include:

  • Projects hundreds of stars, planets and constellations on walls and ceilings
  • Accurate to season, month, day and hour
  • Bright halogen light source also functions as a cosmic night light
  • Portable for indoor and outdoor use
  • Directional compass on base
  • Activity guide

Adult assistance recommended.

Measures approximately 10" long x 7" wide x 8.5" high.

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

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Originally developed for the early Apollo Missions, this "space treat" is frozen to -40 degrees F, then vacuum dried and placed in a special polyfoil pouch. Freeze-dried foods are used by astronauts eating under weightless conditions in space. Freeze-Dried Ice Cream in a delicious chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. On the moon or in a Loot Bag, it's great!

Ready to eat, no refrigeration needed.

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Ages 8 and up

Give any room a space-age feel with this cool, colourful fiber optic light! Just turn on the colour-changing light function, then the rotation function, then place the cluster of long, fine fiber optic filaments in the silver base and watch as it spins, changing colour as it goes! A great gift for space and science enthusiasts of all ages!

Fiber optic case measure approximately 10" long, cone base measures approximately 3.5" long x 3" wide.

Requires 3 AAA batteries (NOT INCLUDED).

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Ages 4 and up

Welcome to your space mission. The set is made with die cast metal and plastic parts and the figures are all hand painted. Models have free running wheels and authentic details. The space set comes with 3 astronauts, a space shuttle, launcher and the American flag. Let your imagination run wild as you explore outerspace.

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An awesome star-finding tool, the Stellarscope displays all the main stars and constellations of both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Choose the adapter for your latitude and rotate the time/date selector for the current date and time. Look through the Stellar scope for a star map aligned with the actual night sky as it appears in your location at that very moment.

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Ages 8 and up

The world’s top astronomers got started with a telescope just like this one — and so will you. A quality refracting telescope for land or sky viewing. Perfect for observing Saturn, Jupiter, the Moon and land objects. A first look at the rings of Saturn or the craters of the Moon can inspire a lifetime of exploration. Go to any star party anywhere in the world and you’ll see more Meade telescopes than any other. Features include:

  • Slow motion controls on both axes find and track objects easily with precision controls
  • Includes red dot projection view finder for easy acquisition of guide stars while star- hopping for celestial targets
  • Heavy-duty steel tube tripod provides a rock solid platform for viewing
  • Comes with AutoStar Suite™ Astronomer Edition Software on DVD

AutoStar Suite Astronomer Edition software will help you learn the night sky. It displays more than 10,000 celestial objects including planets, stars, galaxies and nebulas. You can print out star charts and even plan your observing sessions. It operates on any Windows® based PC. It also includes Instructional Videos. You’ll be up and running in no time. The universe is waiting!

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Ages 4 and up

Greetings from space! Discover the secrets of the galaxy with the Space Man with Spy Robot! Set includes one figure, robot, helmet and other accessories. Play with this set alone or combine it with other Playmobil sets (sold separately)!

Figure measures approximately 2.95” tall.

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Finally, Saturn has been brought closer to home! No telescope necessary, just an accessory and a smile! Add this charm to any CHARM IT! bracelet or necklace and customize her collection!

Smiley Saturn is 1 of 13 winning charms in the Design-A-Charm Contest Collection designed by Josephine S., Age 9 of Aurora, CO.

With a simple snap of a clasp, girls can personalize their CHARM IT! jewelry.

Measures approximately 1" tall.

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Ages 8 and up

You don’t have to be an engineer to create with Nanoblock! With these micro-sized building blocks, 3D creations are constructed like never before! This kit contains hundreds of micro-sized building blocks for you to assemble into a cool space shuttle. With this kit, hold this NASA space shuttle in the palm of your hand!

Contains 580 Nanoblock pieces, including a base plate, and detailed instructions.

Takes approximately 20 – 60 minutes to build.

Level 3 Nanoblock puzzle. (On a scale of 1 - 5, five being most difficult.)

Completed puzzle measures approximately 8" tall.

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Ages 6 and up

Enjoy this 2 in 1 space themed puzzle and poster package from Crocodile Creek! This sturdy and reusable storage canister comes filled with a 200 piece puzzle and a matching perfectly sized wall poster. This puzzle is a fun way to learn all about space!

Includes 200 piece puzzle, wall poster, and storage canister.

Completed puzzle measures approximately 19" long x 13" wide and poster measures approximately 24" long x 16" wide.

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Ages 8 and up

4M Solar Mechanics Workshop allows you to assemble a unique solar motorised module powered by a solar cell - using clean energy from the sun. Use it as the engine of a vibrating robot that slides across the floor, a cooling fan that functions automatically under the sun and an optical illusion spinner.

Includes: solar panel, Solar panel holder, motor with wires, solar panel arm, solar panel arm top pivot, solar panel arm bottom pivot, motor housing top, motor housing base, metal legs, robot base, cam, fan blade, 2 suction cups, bottle adaptor, CD clip, bird cage disc, 4 holographic strips, plastic stick, strip holder base, strip holder top, optical illusion spinner, small screws, washered screws and detailed instructions.

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Ages 6 and up

Use these colourful planet models to turn your room into a glow in the dark solar system! Included are 9 planets, specially designed to be hung from the ceiling; perfect for decorating bedrooms, playrooms, classrooms and more! Glow in the Dark 3-D Planets also boast an incredibly long-lasting glow, so your solar system is sure to keep shining for years to come. A perfect gift for outer-space enthusiasts of all ages!

Includes: 9 colourful glow in the dark planets, 25 feet of string and adhesive putty.

Saturn measures approximately 2" in diameter.

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Ages 8 and up

Brighten up your bedroom with a glow in the dark kit that's out of this world! Over 300 glow in the dark stars, planets and more will give your bedroom some galactic kaboom! Create your own constellations on ceiling and walls, then turn out the lights and watch as your universe comes alive!

Includes: over 300 plastic glow in the dark stick-ons, adhesive putty and instructions.

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Make a glowing solar system mobile and turn your ceiling into a starry night sky! Over 100 glow in the dark stars, planets and more will give your bedroom some galactic kaboom! Create your own constellations on ceiling and walls, then turn out the lights and watch as your universe comes alive!

Includes: over 100 plastic glow in the dark shapes, adhesive putty, solar system mobile and instructions.

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Ages 6 and up

Automatic or manual function shows 12 phases of the moon in your room! What's different about the moon tonight? It's inside your room! Authentically detailed, the Moon in My Room hangs on your wall and shines moonlight just like the real moon. 12 different phase settings let you match what the real moon looks like outside tonight! Includes 1 moon unit, 1 remote control and an instruction manual.

Measures approximately 10" in diameter.

Requires 4 AA and 2 AAA batteries (NOT INCLUDED).

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This 16 piece space set is made with die cast metal and plastic parts and the figures are all hand painted. Models have free running wheels and authentic details. The set includes astronauts, a lunar lander, lunar buggy and many more. Let your imagination run wild as you explore outerspace.

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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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Ages 8 and up

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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