Children Activities

Pinball Science: Everything That Matters about Matter Cover Image
By Ian Graham, Owen Davey (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781682971994
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: QEB Publishing - October 3rd, 2017

Pinball Science is a hands-on opportunity for children to build their very own pinball machine and then learn about basic science from its workings. This cool handbook is packed with engaging graphics helps young scientists come to grips with fundamental concepts like gravity, force, and acceleration.


And Then... Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781935414711
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Compendium Inc - June 3rd, 2013

And Then is a collection of 20 beginnings. What will the endings look like? It's up to you. Each of the cards in this box has a tantalizing start to a story you and your child will want to finish. After the "And then" it's up to you to decide what happens next. Encourage self-expression, creativity, and confidence at home, on the road, or in the classroom.


Ghost Story Box: Create Your Own Spooky Tales Cover Image
By Magma, Ella Bailey (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786270122
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Laurence King - September 19th, 2017

Create your own spooky tales - based on a unique and original format, this game contains 20 story-telling puzzle pieces printed on both sides. Each piece can be interchanged or flipped over to allow for all kinds of plot twists and turns, and there are even two alternative endings When all the puzzle pieces are used, they stretch out to over 8-feet long to tell your own mega ghost story


Award winning Mini DIY Gifts in a Tin. A variety of quality crafts, building projects & play sets to suit a range of fun interests! Instructions are included.

Use this tin & some creative skills to craft 10 enchanting flower fairies.
  • Contents: Wooden Kit, 3 Suction Cups, Glue
  • Tin: 5.5"L x 3.75"W x 2"H


Get creative and be your very own tattoo artist. Design your own princess tattoo by choosing a face, crown, top and skirt from 3 beautiful mix and match characters who coordinate perfectly. Easy to apply and remove, these temporary tattoos allow little ones to express their individuality.

Pack Size 117 x 179 x 1mm


Get creative and be your very own tattoo artist. Design your own robot tattoo by choosing a head, body and pair of legs from 4 colourful mix and match characters who coordinate perfectly. Easy to apply and remove, these temporary tattoos allow little ones to express their individuality.

Pack Size 117 x 179 x 1mm


Arrrr matey! Everything you need to become a pirate: hat, sword, eyepatch and map in a handy tin that looks just like a treasure chest. Tin contains EVA sword pieces, card support, foam hat with elastic, foam eyepatch with elastic, foam stickers, 4 pencils, colouring map and instruction sheet.
Pack size 180 x 50 x 20mm


Love collecting erasers? Try making your own! This fun kit contains clay in 6 colours to make 8 different characters for you and your friends. Simply push the clay into the moulds and bake in the oven. Contains 16 x 10g pieces of eraser clay, plastic mould tray, wipe-off marker, 6 x bamboo sticks and strip of glue dots.
Pack size 120 x 173 x 27mm


Tah dah! Everything you need to become a princess: tiara, mirror and wand in a beautiful tin carrying case. EVA foam crown with elastic, card mirror, 2 x card stars, bamboo wand, plastic gems, 4 coloured pencils, colouring map and glue.
Pack size 180 x 130 x 83mm


$9.99
SKU: 0736970682174

The design and artistry of these mazes will inspire the mind-while also boggling it! Find the passageway through each magnificently detailed art maze, from a sea turtle and skateboarders to Big Ben and a beta fish. 23 puzzles per book plus solutions.
Age Recommendation: Ages 8 and up
Mindware QX-68217


$9.99
SKU: 0736970682297

Intricate, challenging and wildly rewarding to finish, these complex puzzles range from 300 to over 1,400 dots. Some puzzles even cover a two-page spread! Counting, mapping and concentration are just a few of the educational benefits of connecting the dots. Includes 32 puzzles featuring hermit crabs, cockatiels, goldfish, rabbits and more.
Age Recommendation: Ages 8 and up
Mindware QX-68229


Add some glamour to your room with this dazzling beaded chandelier you make yourself. Start by stringing the beads onto the clear thread. Attach the beaded strands on to the rings and use the ribbons to tie the chandelier to the hanger. Clip the tea light holder to the center of the chandelier and you are ready to add ambiance and style to any place you choose. The Piccalilly Beaded Chandelier Kit includes over 600 faceted beads, clear thread, ribbons, hanging rings and a trio of battery-operated tea lights (batteries included). Hang your 9"x12" creation anywhere for a pop of sparkly color and soft, glowing light.

• Over 600 Plastic Beads
• 3 Rings (2", 5", and 9")
• 3 Battery Operated Tea Lights
• 1 Spool of Clear Thread
• 1 Paper Ruler
• 5 Connectors
• 8 Pre-cut Ribbons
• Instructions
Age Recommendation: Ages 8 and up


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs