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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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Learn how to make a real moving robot using solar panels and a motor! Watch it walk outside on a sunny day, or try powering it with your desk lamp. No batteries necessary! By recycling everyday materials as its body parts, this eco-friendly robot can be transformed into a walking dinosaur or a robotic monster!

Includes: solar panel with wires, solar panel holder plate, support arm, gear case body with motor and cams installed, 2 arms, 2 leg links, 2 legs, 2 feet, 2 terminal caps, 2 body template support clips, washer screws, screws, double-sided adhesive foam and detailed instructions.

Requires small crosshead screwdiver, paper cup and 2 forks (NOT INCLUDED).

Measures approximately 5.5" high when assembled.

Winner of the 2011 Parents' Choice Award and the Toy Fair Best New Creative Toys for 2011 Award.

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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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Keep yourself hydrated in style with this cool, kid-safe stainless steel water bottle! This eco-friendly purple bottle features stainless steel, and is printed with 3 pretty flowers! The light blue, domed lid and squeeze-bottle mouth-piece make it easy to drink from and convenient to bring on all sorts of outings. Whether you're exploring the great outdoors or just off to school, this bottle is the perfect way to keep yourself hydrated all day long! Hand wash recommended.

Holds 13.5 oz of liquid, and measures approximately 2.5" in diameter x 7" high.

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Keep yourself hydrated in style with this cool, kid-safe stainless steel water bottle! This eco-friendly turquoise bottle features stainless steel, and is printed with a cute white horse! The light pink, domed lid and squeeze-bottle mouth-piece make it easy to drink from and convenient to bring on all sorts of outings. Whether you're exploring the great outdoors or just off to school, this bottle is the perfect way to keep yourself hydrated all day long! Hand wash recommended.

Holds 13.5 oz of liquid, and measures approximately 2.5" in diameter x 7" tall.

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Learn about renewable resources while you build a wind-powered generator to energize your electric vehicle and charge your rechargeable batteries!

The wind spins the turbine, which turns an electric generator, which in turn charges your rechargeable AA batteries (not included). You can then use those wind-charged batteries to power the model vehicles you build. The six models include a glider, sail car, jet car, tractor, race car, or tricycle.

This kit includes two styles of wind turbine blades and a gearbox with three different gear ratios for experiments. You can adjust the angle and number of wind turbine blades to make best use of the wind, to make the LED light up brightly, and to charge the rechargeable battery as fast as possible.

A great gift for young scientists who are ready for a hands-on way of learning about wind energy!

Explore this amazing, free source of renewable energy and store the electricity you generate for use in practical applications!

Requires 1 rechargable AA battery (not included.)

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Keep yourself hydrated in style with this cool, kid-safe stainless steel water bottle! This eco-friendly green bottle features 18/8 stainless steel, and is printed with oodles of cute dancing figures! The purple, domed lid and squeeze-bottle mouth-piece make it easy to drink from and convenient to bring on all sorts of outings. Whether you're exploring the great outdoors or just off to school, this bottle is the perfect way to keep yourself hydrated all day long! Hand wash recommended.

Holds 13.5 oz of liquid, and measures approximately 2.5" in diameter x 7" high.

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Make your own rocket launch pad from recycled materials that is powered by green energy! Enjoy blasting off with rocket fun by recycling two drink bottles and a few old magazine pages. Stomp on the empty bottle and watch your rocket fly up to 25 metres (80ft). Learn about the underlying physics principals with a cool "green" toy to play with!

Includes: 1 set small nut and bolt, 1 set large nut, bolt, washer and split washer screws, 1 set double-sided adhesive tape, 2 bottle connector halves, 1 stand arm, 1 launch tube, 2 pipe clamp halves, 1 flexible pipe, 2 foam rocket heads, 12 fin templates, 2 rocket body sheets and detailed instructions.

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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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The Recycling Transporter is a wonderful addition to your Siku collection! Keep the earth green with the provided recycling bins located at the rear of the truck. The body is made nearly entirely out of metal making it durable enough to withstand rough play. This model features realistic details such as the integrated headlights and the printing along the side of the bins.

Siku models are built tough and made to last. Realistic enough to please a child while playing as well as the avid collector, all Siku models are made of quality die-cast metal with PVC-free plastic parts.

Ships in assorted colours according to availability.

Measures Approximately: 2.8" long x 1.2" wide x 1.6" high.

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Keep yourself hydrated in style with this cool, kid-safe stainless steel water bottle! This eco-friendly purple bottle features 18/8 stainless steel, and is printed with 2 images of a pretty princess! The teal, domed lid and squeeze-bottle mouth-piece make it easy to drink from and convenient to bring on all sorts of outings. Whether you're exploring the great outdoors or just off to school, this bottle is the perfect way to keep yourself hydrated all day long! Hand wash recommended.

Holds 13.5 oz of liquid, and measures approximately 2.5" in diameter x 7" high.

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This cool kit is both environmentally friendly and full of scientific fun! Construct your solar rover using the detailed instructions included, place it outdoors on a sunny day and watch it zip along. No batteries are required! The Solar Rover's solar panel turns sunlight into electricity that runs the motor. Recycle a pop can to make your solar rover unique! Included are 1 chassis with rear axle in place, 1 front axle, 4 wheels, 1 motor with wire and worm gear installed, 1 motor cover, 1 set of solar panel support arm components (1 base joint, 1 short arm section, 1 long arm section and 1 top joint), 1 solar panel holder, 2 reflector panels, 1 transparent chassis body, 2 terminal caps, 1 long screw, 2 short screws, 1 adhesive foam, 2 reflective stickers, and 1 detailed set of instructions. You can use the rover indoors as well as out (however it works best outdoors under direct sunlight). It's a science project that's green as well as fun!

Also requires 1 empty pop can and a small crosshead screwdriver for assembly (NOT INCLUDED).

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Plan Toys Cooking Utensils are an eco-friendly wooden play kitchen accessory. Created of natural, recycled rubberwood and water base paints, this cooking utensils set includes a pot with lid, a frying pan, a sauce pan, a spatula, and a wooden spoon. Perfect for pretend and play fun, encouraging the development of imagination and social skills! Get creative, and combine the Plan Toys Cooking Utensil Set with our wood food sets to create the ultimate creative wooden play kitchen for your children!

Sauce pan measures approximately 5" in diameter.

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By Jen Green, Illustrated by Mike Gordon

When children take a trip to the countryside, some of them are rowdy and careless, breaking tree branches and scattering trash. But if everyone acted that way, there would soon be no trees, no birds, and the fields would be ugly and unsafe for both animals and people. Part of every child's development involves asking questions. Today, some of the most important questions kids ask are related to the natural environment. The enlightening and entertaining four-book Why Should I? series demonstrates the importance of protecting nature. Books present brief, entertaining stories that answer children's questions and feature amusing colour illustrations on every page. A note at the back of each book is for parents and teachers, suggesting ways to use these books most effectively.

Softcover, containing 32 pages.

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They're not electronic, they're "ECO-tronic"! These practical, squeeze-powered, kid-sized flashlights ship in assorted zoo animal styles. No batteries are required! Just flip the switch and squeeze the handle until the light gets brighter. If it gets dim again, squeeze away! There's an on/off switch for the light too. Kids will love that the animal's nose lights up, too!

Each sold separately. Ships in assorted animals.

Measures approximately 4.5" high.

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Get growing with this 10-piece self-watering greenhouse! Comes with everything you need to grow three types of seeds. Just add earth, water, sunshine, and your own creativity. Kids learn about plants and gardening with this mini greenhouse. Time to discover science in an engaging and hands-on way with rewarding results!

Includes: booklet full of information on plants, 4 posts and walls, trough and tray, 3 pots, 3 packets of seeds, shovel and sticker sheet. Earth and water are required and not included.

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Learn about various weather phenomena and how they are formed! Perform fun and interesting educational experiments! Create clouds, experiment with acid rain, explore the impact of global warming and build a water-cycle model!

Includes required materials and detailed instructions.

Cloud maker measures approximately 4.5" long.

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Keep yourself hydrated in style with this cool, kid-safe stainless steel water bottle! This eco-friendly orange bottle features stainless steel, and is printed with a green dozer! The light green, domed lid and squeeze-bottle mouth-piece make it easy to drink from and convenient to bring on all sorts of outings. Whether you're exploring the great outdoors or just off to school, this bottle is the perfect way to keep yourself hydrated all day long! Hand wash recommended.

Holds 13.5 oz of liquid, and measures approximately 2.5" in diameter x 7" high.

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Exercise your mind with this challenging, 3-D Bamboo Diamond Ball Puzzle! The goal is simple: disassemble and then reassemble the striped ball, made of eco-friendly bamboo. Can you solve the puzzle without looking at the solution? Perfect for traveling or rainy afternoons, this Level 3 - Dilemma difficulty bamboo puzzle is sure to keep your mind engaged and entertained for hours!

Measures approximately 3" in diameter.

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Salt water fuel technology has invaded the city! The Salt Water Fuel Cell Motorcycle Kit is the newest edition to the growing line of Salt Water Fuel-Cell kits. Equipped with cams and swing arms, the multiple variations allows for full throttle excitement: powerful Straight runs, Right or Left circling, and radical “S” turns. Children will be awed by the remarkable simplicity and effectiveness of the toy. After activating the fuel cell module with a saltwater mixture, the magnesium metal sheet can operate the motorcycle for about 5-7 hours continuously. Environmentally safe, non-toxic, and clean - The Salt Water Fuel Cell Motorcycle is the smallest, cheapest and the first motorcycle to be powered by saltwater.

Your child is just a few drops of salt water away from discovering the magic of this new form of clean energy and embracing a concept that will have some of the most dangerous vigilantes marvel in amazement.

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The Salt Water Fuel Cell Spider Kit adopts the concept of an environmentally friendly fuel cell. The kit teaches children new forms of clean energy. Be amazed that by just adding a few drops of salt water the spider will come alive and scurry along!

All materials used in this kit are environmentally safe and clean. Further, there are no toxic substances or disposal concerns.

Includes: robot spider, dropper, 3 magnesium metal sheets, and educational instructions.

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