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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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Ages 5 and up

Fantastical colours lead you to the garden where butterflies and flowers swirl. A magical place bursts into bloom with each beat of a butterfly’s gossamer wings. Your imagination lights up with colour, magic, dreams and fantasy. Each product complete with a butterfly charm!

Perfectly sized to carry everything your tyke needs, this backpack features a patented horizontal design with ergonomic attributes. The cover flap pocket opens to a main compartment with plenty of space for books, binders and notebooks. A padded sleeve pocket protects a laptop or tablet. Three interior organizer pockets hold small necessities like pencils, pens, crayons and an mp3 player. Even when it's packed to the brim, this backpack feels comfortable on kid shoulders, thanks to contoured shoulder straps with cushy padding. Five exterior pockets (including a lunch money pocket and water bottle holder) plus an ID holder helps you stay organized. Made of durable, water-resistant 600-denier polyester, this backpack is made to last and cool-looking, too.

Bixbee products are tested PVC free, phthalate free, lead free and BPA free.

Designed for kids between 43” – 49” tall.

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Every child deserves to have the tools to learn and succeed. For every Bixbee backpack you purchase, Bixbee will generously donate a schoolbag, complete with school supplies, to a child in need around the world. Join Bixbee and support the international cause!

Measures approximately 13” wide, 5” long, and 11” tall.

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Ages 3 and up

Fantastical colors lead you to the garden where butterflies and flowers swirl. A magical place bursts into bloom with each beat of a butterfly’s gossamer wings. Your imagination lights up with color, magic, dreams and fantasy.

The perfect compliment to the Bixbee backpack this lunch box offers a fashionable and fun way to tote your lunch or snacks. Heavy duty insulated main compartment keeps lunch fresh while outer pocket and front flap pocket offer easy access to snacks and utensils.

Bixbee products are tested PVC free, phthalate free, lead free and BPA free.

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Every child deserves to have the tools to learn and succeed. For every Bixbee backpack you purchase, Bixbee will generously donate a schoolbag, complete with school supplies, to a child in need around the world. Join Bixbee and support the international cause!

Measures approximately 10” wide, 3.25” long, and 7” tall.

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Ages 8 and up

Make your very own bug barn out of wood! This set is perfect for beginners of all ages. Level 1 carpenters (beginners) to try their hand at making their first wooden building toy with their parents Level 1 projects will help children acquire the following skills: assembly, gluing, hammering, filing, fully guided-bolting and painting and decorating. Completing a level 1 project is a pleasure for children and parents alike as these projects allow the creation of commonly used items that can be enjoyed for many years to come!

Red Toolbox kits are about families working, creating and learning together. It is a chance to have loads of fun and spend quality "team-time" while building cool creations made out of wood.

Requires drill, screwdriver, and glue (sold separately).

Assembled barn measures approximately 5.1" tall, 9.3” long, and 7.7" wide.

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Ages 6 and up

Aqua Dragons are Live acuatic creatures which you will hatch and bring to life in the underwater world tank. Aqua Dragons are three eyed, long tailed gracious funny little swimming animals from the crustacea family, thats eggs can be preserved in salt for long periods of time and hatched again one introduced into water! Caring for your Aqua Dragons you will see them eat, play, grow and learn about the differences between males and females and even how they reproduce.

This kit includes all you ned to get started (except the 400ml tank. You can use any fishbowl or tank, with 400ml of water only in it to hatch and grow the Aqua Dragons)

Includes: Aqua Dragons eggs, Aqua Dragons food, feeding spoon, pipette, and instructions in Spanish, French and English.

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Ages 5 and up

Fantastical colors lead you to the garden where butterflies and flowers swirl. A magical place bursts into bloom with each beat of a butterfly’s gossamer wings. Your imagination lights up with color, magic, dreams and fantasy. Each product complete with a butterfly charm!

Bixbee products are tested PVC free, phthalate free, lead free and BPA free.

One Here. One There.

Every child deserves to have the tools to learn and succeed. For every Bixbee backpack you purchase, Bixbee will generously donate a schoolbag, complete with school supplies, to a child in need around the world. Join Bixbee and support the international cause!

Measures approximately 17” wide, 9” long, and 9” tall.

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Ages 5 and up

Fantastical colours lead you to the garden where butterflies and flowers swirl. A magical place bursts into bloom with each beat of a butterfly’s gossamer wings. Your imagination lights up with colour, magic, dreams and fantasy. Each bag is complete with a butterfly charm!

Perfectly sized to carry everything your tyke needs, this backpack features a patented horizontal design with ergonomic attributes. The cover flap pocket opens to a main compartment with plenty of space for books, binders and notebooks. A padded sleeve pocket protects a laptop or tablet. Three interior organizer pockets hold small necessities like pencils, pens, crayons and an mp3 player. Even when it's packed to the brim, this backpack feels comfortable on kid shoulders, thanks to contoured shoulder straps with cushy padding. Five exterior pockets (including a lunch money pocket and water bottle holder) plus an ID holder helps you stay organized. Made of durable, water-resistant 600-denier polyester, this backpack is made to last and cool-looking, too.

Bixbee products are tested PVC free, phthalate free, lead free and BPA free.

Designed for kids over 4 ft tall.

One Here. One There.

Every child deserves to have the tools to learn and succeed. For every Bixbee backpack you purchase, Bixbee will generously donate a schoolbag, complete with school supplies, to a child in need around the world. Join Bixbee and support the international cause!

Measures approximately 15” wide, 6” long, and 12” tall.

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Ages 8 and up

WOW! A butterfly with a wingspan of almost 7 feet! This big, beautiful, butterfly shaped kite features enormous wings with dramatic patterning that's sure to get it noticed! The Large Tropical Butterfly Kite from Didakites is a 1-string kite with a 3-5mm fiberglass frame, designed for winds between 0.5-5 bft (1.5-24 mph). A colourful way to stand out from the crowd! Handle and nylon kite line included.

Wingspan measures approximately 82" across.

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Ages 8 and up

The robotic creature that glides at your control – now even bigger! The StrandBeast is an eight-legged, walking Hexbug with a cool translucent design so you can see inside and watch it work! A 2-channel infrared remote is included which allows you to control up to 2 Hexbugs on a single remote or a multitude of bugs on a single channel!

Each sold separately.

Ships in randomly selected, assorted colours according to availability.

Requires 3 AAA batteries and one 9V (not included).

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Ages 5 and up

Learn about your favourite bug by watching it in your Triple Bug Viewer! With 3 optical instruments you have plenty of ways to observe - from the top, middle or below. Try with different bugs and compare their habits!

Ships in randomly selected, assorted colours, according to availability.

Includes Triple Bug Viewer and tweezers.

Large lens measures approximately 45mm in diameter.

Small lens measures approximately 32mm in diameter.

The magnification is from 2x - 4x.

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Ages 8 and up

The robotic creature that glides at your control! The StrandBeast is an eight-legged, walking Hexbug with a cool translucent design so you can see inside and watch it work! A 2-channel infrared remote is included which allows you to control up to 2 Hexbugs on a single remote or a multitude of bugs on a single channel!

Ships in assorted colours and styles.

Requires 5 AG13 (LR44) button cell batteries (included).

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Ages 5 and up

Make a cool "stained glass" sun catcher to hang in your window, and enjoy the beautiful colours brought out when the sun shines through it! This kit contains a transparent plastic plate, colourful transparent paint, a paint brush and a suction cup to hang up your creation in a window. Add some colour to any room you choose with this 4M Sunbeam Catcher!

Each sold separately and ships in assorted styles. Styles will be chosen randomly and are based on available stock at the time of shipment.

Measures approximately 5" long.

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Ages 8 and up

As if these robotic creatures weren’t cool enough, Hexbugs has upped the ante and added an exciting element of a futuristic, laser tag game to their cool, robotic spiders. Using your remote control, players move their spider around and shoot a laser at their opponent. Each spider is equipped with a laser shooter and a “life” indicator on the top of their head. Each time your spider is hit, the “life” indicator on the spiders head will decrease! When the spider hits zero, it stops!

Requires 5 AG13 (LR44) button cell batteries (Included).

Ships in randomly selected, assorted colours according to availability.

Measures approximately 5.25" long x 4.5" wide x 4.25" tall.

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Ages 3 and up

Sky Max enables Nano V2 designers to customize the design and layout of the three-story set, unleashing kids’ creativity. Sky Max features special accessories including a spiral tube which the Nano V2 will spin through as it searches for a more expansive view atop the watch tower, the highest point of the set. Users can further control the flow of traffic by filling the attachment points on the two HEX cell bases with accessories such as fixed pegs and rotating flags that help direct where the explorative micro robot roams.

Includes 1 x Nano V2 bug, 1 x spiral tube, 1 x crow’s nest, 2 x straight tubes, 6 x curved tubes, 1 x curved Y tube, 13 x connectors, 6 x stand-offs, 2 x HEX cell bases plus removable walls & gates, 2 x curved tracks, 8 fixed pegs and 4 x rotating flags.

 

Requires 1 AG13 (LR44) button cell battery (Included).

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Ages 6 and up

AntWorks is based upon a NASA Space Shuttle experiment to study animal life in space and test how ants successfully tunnel in microgravity. The AntWorks gel is complete with nutrients and supplements to promote healthy growth in the new colony. You can watch your ants live, work and tunnel in the nutritious, clear, non-toxic gel as they create series upon series of intricate tunnels. Enjoy hours of fascinating fun and educational excitement as you watch your AntWorks architecture evolve!

Includes 1 habitat, magnifying glass, extreme zoom lens, ant catching/tunnel starter tool and instruction booklet. ANTS NOT INCLUDED

Measures approximately 6.5"long x 5.5" tall x 1.25" wide.

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Ages 3 and up

The Hexbug Nano V2 is just as cool as the original, but now these amazing mirco-robotic bugs have the ability to climb up and around tubes, tunnels, twist and turns thanks to the addition of 2 “spikes” on their backs! The included Straight Tube lets you play right away as you see the Hexbug Nano V2 crawl and climb, and featuring a connector, it's also compatible with all Hexbug Nano V2 habitat playsets!

Includes 1 x Straight Tube and 1 Hexbug Nano V2.

Each sold separately. Ships in randomly selected, assorted colours according to availability.

Straight Tube measures approximately 6.25" long.

Measure approximately 1.7” long.

Requires 1 AG13/LR44 battery (INCLUDED).

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Ages 3 and up

The HEXBUG Nano V2 Black Hole enables Nano V2 super-fans to customize the design and layout of the three-story set, unleashing kids' creativity. The Black Hole features special accessories including a spiral tube which the Nano V2 will crawl through as it searches for a more expansive view atop the watch tower, the highest point of the set, at which point it will venture back down to free fall through the black hole, emerging out of one of 3 exits in order to explore new territory! Users can further control the flow of traffic by filling the attachment points on the two HEX cell bases with accessories such as fixed pegs and rotating flags that help direct where the explorative micro robot roams. Construct different configurations you design yourself, and watch as the action takes place in a new way! The V2 Black Hole is compatible with other Hexbug habitat sets (SOLD SEPARATELY).

 

Contains 2 Nanos and 58 easy to build pieces!

Includes 2 x Nano V2 bugs, 1 x spiral tube, 1 x crow’s nest, 1 x funnel, 2 x straight tubes, 9 x curved tubes, 3 x curved Y tubes, 20 x connectors, 6 x stand-offs, 2 x HEX cell bases plus removable walls and gates, 4 x curved tracks, 8 fixed pegs, 4 x rotating flags.

Spiral Tube measures approximately 5" long. Crow's Nest measures approximately 6" wide. Each Hex Cell Base measures approximately 6" wide. Funnel measures approximately 6.5" wide.

Each Nano V2 Hexbug requires one button cell battery AG13 (LR44) (INCLUDED).

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Ages 3 and up

The HEXBUG Nano V2 Watch Tower enables V2 enthusiasts to customize the design and layout of this 3-level set, unleashing kids' creativity. Special features include a spiral tube which the Nano V2 will climb through as it skitters up to the top of the crow's nest. Users can further control the flow of traffic by filling the attachment points on the two HEX cell bases with accessories such as fixed pegs and rotating flags that help direct where the explorative micro robot roams. Construct different configurations you design yourself and watch as the action takes place in a new way! The V2 Watch Tower is compatible with other Hexbug habitat sets (SOLD SEPARATELY).

Contains 1 Nano V2 and 51 easy to build pieces.

Includes 1 x Nano V2 bug, 1 x spiral tube, 1 x crow’s nest, 3 x straight tubes, 8 x curved tubes, 1 x curved Y tube, 17 x connectors,6 x stand-offs, 2 HEX cell bases plus, removable walls and gates, 4 x curved tracks, 8 x fixed pegs, 4 x rotating flags.

Spiral Tube measures approximately 5" long. Crow's Nest measures approximately 6" wide. Each Hex Cell Base measures approximately 6" wide.

Requires 1 button cell battery AG13 (LR44) (INCLUDED).

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Ages 3 and up

The HEXBUG Nano V2 Orbit set features an evolved Nano, sporting a new look, with three rubber spines on its back, as well as a new system of tubular tracks that highlight the Nano V2’s unique multi-level climbing abilities. Children can hold the Nano V2 Orbit set vertically or horizontally and watch in amazement as the Nano V2 will continue to climb, whether on its feet, its back, or its side! This set is perfect for any first time Nano V2 owner, and is compatible with any other Nano V2 set (SOLD SEPARATELY).

Includes 1 x Nano V2 bug, 2 x Straight Tubes, 2 x Curved Tubes, and 5 x Connectors.

Each Straight Tube measures approximately 2.75" long. Each Curved Tube measures approximately 4" long.

Requires one button cell battery AG13 (LR44) (INCLUDED).

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Ages 3 and up

The HEXBUG Nano V2 Helix 180° fosters open ended creative playtime. Kids can customize the design and layout of this multi-story set. Helix 180° features special accessories including a spiral tube which the Nano V2 will climb through as it travels around exploring its environment. Users can further customize the flow of traffic by filling the attachment points on the two HEX cell bases with accessories such as fixed pegs and rotating flags that help direct where the explorative micro robot roams. Construct different configurations you design yourself and watch as the action takes place in a new way! The V2 Helix 180° is compatible with other Hexbug habitat sets (SOLD SEPARATELY).

Package contains 1 Nano and 40 easy to build pieces!

Includes 1 x Nano V2 bug , 1 spiral tube, 2 x straight tubes, 8 x curved tubes, 1 x curved Y tube, 16 x connectors, 6 x stand-offs, 2 x HEX cell bases plus removable walls and gates, 4 x fixed pegs, 2 x rotating flags.

Spiral Tube measures approximately 5" long. Each Hex Cell Base measures approximately 6" wide.

Requires 1 button cell battery AG13 (LR44) (INCLUDED).

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Ages 6 and up

Aqua Dragons are live aquatic creatures which you hatch and bring to life in an underwater tank! Aqua Dragons are three eyed, long tailed, fascinating little swimming animals from the crustacean family! Their eggs can be preserved in salt for long periods of time and hatched once introduced into water! While caring for your Aqua Dragons you will see them eat, play, and grow. There are so many interesting facts to learn and discover about Aqua Dragons! This complete Aqua Dragons Kit is the perfect gift for curious little ones!

Includes a full colour underwater world decorated tank with lid, Aqua Dragons eggs, Aqua Dragons food, feeding spoon, pipette, and instructions.

Aquarium measures approximately 6.25” long x 1.75” wide x 6” tall.

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