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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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Make playhouses and forts, design buildings and engineer spacecrafts! The straws fit snuggly onto the connectors, but are flexible so you can build arches and tubes. Follow the illustrated instructions or encourage children to create their own unique designs. You can even cut the straws for even more design flexibility!

Includes: guide and 400 building pieces (232 straws and 168 connectors).

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Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 is a unique system of colourful cubes that interlock to form a marble run. The BIG difference? You can create marble maze sculptures in the form of animals, geometric shapes or any other design! Configurations are only limited by your imagination, allowing for unpredictable action when steel balls travel the various routes. It’s a live demonstration of probability, physics and art, all in one!

Includes 72 cubes in five different colours and 20 steel balls.

 

Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 cubes are not compatible with original Q-Ba-Maze cubes.

Winner of the Major Fun Award.

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Build a 3-D model of one of the world's tallest free-standing structures! With 48 pieces and 5 out of 6 stars in complexity, this puzzle is sure to challenge even the most enthusiastic puzzle fanatics. Made from paper and expandable polystyrene foam board, this puzzle is sturdy yet soft and lightweight. Approximate time to complete is 150 - 180 minutes.

The CN Tower (Canada's National Tower), is located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a communications and observation tower standing 553.3 metres (1,815 ft) tall. It was declared the tallest free-standing structure on land for 31 years, but was surpassed in height in 2007. It also belongs to the World Federation of Great Towers, where it holds the 1st place ranking.

Measures approximately 7.9" long x 6.7" wide x 35" high (assembled).

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While trebuchets were common siege engines in Medieval Times, Leonardo's take on the most powerful weapon of the time was unique - his design used one main mast, different from all other before! Hands on learning is fun and rewarding, with this kit that allows you to build a functioning recreation of da Vinci's 15th century trebuchet design.

  • All pieces are pre-cut and ready to assemble.
  • Parts are pegged for extra strength.
  • Natural untreated wood and plywood.
  • Easy to make in approximately 1 - 2 hours.
  • Hurl the included clay balls over 4 meters!

Measures approximately 12.6" long x 24.4" tall, when assembled.

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Put the laws of motion to the test with our patented Q-BA-MAZE 2.0 Stunts Set. The ingenious pieces interlock in endless configurations, while double-exit cubes keep you guessing which way the marbles will go. This exciting set comes with unique pieces like the winding, curvy Coaster Tubes, the cool Pivot Trampoline, and the marble-spiraling Marble Vortex! Experiment to see what kind of zany, zigzagging action is possible!

Includes 108 cubes, 2 Cascade Stilts, 2 Coaster Tubes, 1 Marble Vortex, 1 Pivot Trampoline, 30 steel marbles and colour instructions.

Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 cubes are not compatible with original Q-Ba-Maze cubes.

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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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This Robotic Arm is an easy to make 3 dimensional model that grabs, lifts items horizontally, and can turn very close to 90 degrees! Designed to be used alone (with a syringe holder), or in a group - each person using one syringe. This kit is a great way to learn about robotics, levers and simple machines, fluid dynamics, engineering, invention, as well as design and technology - or just moving things around the house!

Completed model measures approximately 13” tall with arm stretching from approximately 7” to 16” long.

Includes pre-cut pieces ready to assemble and easy to understand instructions.

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Hape Quadrilla Music Motion adds a fun new musical element to the marble run! Music Motion includes little xylophone keys built into different building pieces, so marble run builders can get even more creative with their constructions. Plus Quadrilla's Music Motion can be combined seamlessly with Quadrilla's other wooden marble run sets! (sold separately) Music Motion turns up the volume on classic Quadrilla marble runs by combining strategically-placed musical chimes with wooden rails and blocks.

Set includes 97 pieces.

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We happen to like our version better and we think she will too! With a simple snap of a clasp, girls can personalize their CHARM IT! jewelry.

Measures approximately 0.75" tall.

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Explore and experiment with these three geometric shapes, the pentagon, square and triangle to create simple and complex 3-D models. Feel the magnetic force and have countless hours of fun exploring the Magformer connection possibilities.

Includes 20 triangles, 30 squares, and 12 pentagons. Pieces measure 3/4" L x 1/4" D

SHIPS IN ASSORTED COLOURS

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With the exciting elevator you can create endless cascades of marbles with mesmerizing visual effect! Reproduce the models pictured on the box or enjoy experimenting with your own designs. Interlocking chutes, bridges, columns, spinning wheels, spirals and funnels can be combined in infinite variations for long-lasting fun. This 177-piece set includes components to build a motorized elevator. The elevator height is adjustable to work with any configuration of the marble run that is made! The set includes exclusive double entrance funnel and exclusive spirals, as well as some transparent tubes.

Includes 177 pieces.

Requires 2 AA batteries (NOT INCLUDED).

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With Quercetti Mini Rail Roller Coaster, you can build super long glow in the dark marble runs, spanning nearly 27 feet! These spectacular aerial pathways will be the main attraction of your room. The 150 pieces can be assembled in many different ways: you can follow the enclosed instructions, or use your imagination to create your own layouts. With Quercetti Mini Rail Roller Coaster marbles, they don't travel only downward at constant speed like in old-fashion marble runs, but can accelerate down steep slopes then climb uphill until almost reaching a stop, roll quietly along flat plateaus, and plunge down at full speed.

Quercetti Mini Rail Roller Coaster is designed in such a way that most types of marbles, in various sizes, can run along its tracks. Two types are included in the box. Each marble type will run at different speed and will allow you to observe, experiment and discover the world of physics forces and to understand its fundamental principles!

Includes 150 pieces and instructions, and it really glows in the dark!

Assembled track measures approximately 29.5' long.

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Create your own replica of a famous piece of architecture with this 3-D Eiffel Tower Puzzle! The pre-cut foam and cardboard pieces are easy to assemble, and require no tools or glue. Simply fit the slotted pieces together to create an amazing, realistic 3-D puzzle!

The back of the package features details and facts about the Eiffel Tower, making this model both an educational tool and a fun puzzle to construct! Best of all, when you've finished piecing the Eiffel Tower together you can use it to decorate your bedroom, playroom, library and more! See for yourself why this tower is regarded as one of the world's greatest architectural structures when you build this 3-D Eiffel Tower Puzzle!

This 37-piece puzzle measures approximately 9.06" long x 7.87" wide x 18.5" high when assembled. Its difficulty level is roughly equivalent to that of a 250-piece jigsaw puzzle.

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Create your own replica of a famous piece of architecture with this 3-D Colosseum Puzzle! The pre-cut foam and cardboard pieces are easy to assemble, and require no tools or glue. Simply fit the slotted pieces together to create an amazing, realistic 3-D puzzle!

The back of the package features details and facts about the Roman Coliseum making this model both an educational tool and a fun puzzle to construct! Best of all, when you've finished piecing this ancient amphitheatre together, you can use it to decorate your bedroom, playroom, library and more! See for yourself why this ancient entertainment centre is regarded as one of the world's greatest architectural structures when you build this Colosseum 3-D Puzzle!

This 84-piece puzzle measures approximately 13.39" long x 10.83" wide x by 3.15" high when assembled. Its difficulty level is roughly equivalent to that of a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle.

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Create your own replica of a famous piece of architecture with this 3-D Neuschwanstein Castle Puzzle! The pre-cut foam and cardboard pieces are easy to assemble, and require no tools or glue. Simply fit the slotted pieces together to create an amazing, realistic 3-D puzzle!

The back of the package features details and facts about Neuschwanstein, making this model both an educational tool and a fun puzzle to construct! Best of all, when you've finished piecing this European castle together, you can use it to decorate your bedroom, playroom, library and more! See for yourself why this castle is regarded as one of the world's greatest architectural structures when you build this Neuschwanstein 3-D Puzzle!

This 98-piece puzzle measures approximately 16.34" long x 7.09" wide x 13.19" high when assembled. Its difficulty level is roughly equivalent to that of a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle.

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Create your own replica of a famous piece of architecture with this 3-D Tower Bridge Puzzle! The pre-cut foam and cardboard pieces are easy to assemble, and require no tools or glue. Simply fit the slotted pieces together to create an amazing, realistic 3-D puzzle!

The back of the package features details and facts about London's Tower Bridge, making this model both an educational tool and a fun puzzle to construct! Best of all, when you've finished piecing the Tower Bridge together, you can use it to decorate your bedroom, playroom, library and more! See for yourself why this English Bridge is regarded as one of the world's greatest architectural structures when you build this Tower Bridge 3-D Puzzle!

This 120-piece puzzle measures approximately 29.92" long x 4.72" wide x 9.06" high when assembled. Its difficulty level is roughly equivalent to that of a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle.

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Hape Quadrilla Autobahn is all about speed! Straight rails, high-velocity seesaws and an assortment of accelerators provide hours of constructive Quadrilla play. Plus you can add Quadrilla's Autobahan to your other wooden Quadrilla marble runs for even larger creations! Your imagination is the limit with this fun Quadrilla set!

Set includes 175 pieces.

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This Magformers Super set includes 30 JUMBO colourful construction pieces with little magnets built inside them all. These construction pieces have "intelligent" magnet technology to ensure that the pieces always connect and never reject one another! You can build 100's of designs with these square and triangle pieces! Explore and experiment with these geometric shape frames to create your own favourite 3-D designs. Feel the magnetic force and have countless hours of fun exploring the Magformer connection possibilities!

Includes: 12 triangles and 18 squares.

Each piece measures approximately 5" long.

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Create endless Quadrilla marble runs with this challenging set of straight and curved rails, high-velocity funnels, a seesaw, accelerators, blocks, levelers, bases and 50 marbles. Adding different pieces can make your marble run faster or slower. See how many ways you can build.

You can add The Quadrilla Challenge Set to your other wooden Quadrilla marble runs for even larger creations! Your imagination is the limit with this fun Quadrilla set!

Set includes 147 pieces.

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Build thrill rides with Magformers newest creation! Magformers are entertaining and educational as they let you explore and experiment with three geometrical shapes; the hexagon, square and triangle. Use these magnetized shapes to create simple or complex 3-D models. Experiment and create your own unique carnival ride! Feel the magnetic force and have countless hours of fun combining these shapes and understanding the connection possibilities with amazement!

This set includes 24 squares, 12 triangles, 144 super powerful magnets, 2 hexagons and an idea booklet.

Measures approximately 2"-5" each piece.

Winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award!

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