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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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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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By Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stiltonix and his crew land their space pod on a strange ice planet. It’s inhabited by cute aliens that look like colourful puff balls! But the spacemice will have to be careful — are these creatures as harmless as they look?

Softcover containing 128 pages.

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Ages 8 and up

By Mark Brake

Everything young explorers need to know to travel in space, covering what life in zero gravity is like, how to find your way around the solar system, and the all-important question of how to pee in a spacesuit!

Unique illustrations take kids to the heart of the action and amazing photos show what the universe is really like.

Incredible stories of real-life space exploration for kids aged 8 and up, by author and astrobiologist Professor Mark Brake.

Hardcover book containing 160 pages.

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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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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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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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With this 37-piece wooden set, kids can explore outer space without ever leaving the house! Young astronauts will love imagining they're flying through space, meeting aliens and using the ship's special controls to do important research. With loads of colourful play pieces, including astronauts, vehicles, a robot and an alien, the possibilities for adventure are endless! And once figures are onboard, they can hop on the elevator and move from level to level! Adult assembly required.

This eco-friendly toy is made with maple wood, plywood, formaldehyde-free glue and nontoxic, water based paints. It's also packaged in recycled paper printed with soy ink, making it a great choice for your child and the environment!

Measures approximately 16" long x 14.2" wide x 29" high (assembled).

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Ages 5 and up

This celestial charm will inspire your child’s imagination to shoot for the moon, and reach for the stars! Add this charm to any CHARM IT! bracelet or necklace and customize her collection!

Measures approximately 1.5” tall.

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The planet that spins and spins! It also glows in the dark! Simply place the Space Racer so that its magnets rest on the wires. Dip the hande up and down to keep your planet orbiting round and round! This Space Racer gyro wheel will provide hours of fun for the whole family!

Measures approximately 13" long.

Ships in randomly selected, assorted colours and styles.

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By Catherine D. Hughes, Illustrated by David A. Aguilar

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colourful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colourful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe.

Hardcover containing 128 pages.

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Ages 8 and up

Experience the galaxy inside your room like never before! Set the LED-powered planetarium on the three-foot-tall stand for an uninterrupted 360-degree view. Glow-in-the-dark star maps allow young astronomers to track 28 constellations in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres without a pesky flashlight.

Components:

  • Planetarium (includes Northern and Southern Hemispheres)
  • Double-sided glow-in-the-dark star maps
  • 3-foot-tall stand with glowing zodiac constellations
  • 8-page book

Requires 3 AA Batteries (Not Included)

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By C. E. Thompson

90,000 stargazers can't be wrong! Our original Glow-in-the-Dark Constellations was such a hit that we're bringing it back in an affordable paperback edition for a new generation! From Andromeda to Pegasus, Orion to the Big Dipper, this super informative guide covers it all with dazzling glow-in-the-dark illustrations of the constellations, eight sky maps, and fascinating retellings of the legends behind the constellations. Helpful tips on locating stars in the night sky through every season of the year make this a book the whole family can enjoy together.

Softcover book including 32 pages.

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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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Ages 5 and up

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 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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Blast off on a journey through the Solar System with Leap Frog's Tag Solar System Adventure Pack! This interactive reading system comes to life while teaching astronomy, Earth science and scientific inquiry. Included is a jumbo 2-sided map, a board game and 3 interactive sticker sheets as well as over 300 interactive responses and 40 learning activities!

Tag provides children with tools to build phonics and reading comprehension skills. Tag sounds out words to provide tutorial support. Finally, Tag challenges and supports young readers to progress at their own pace.

Requires the LeapFrog Tag Reading System (sold separately).

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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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