Children Activities 2

Just paint and bake! This is one-of-a-kind art that's both fun and decorative. Kids can paint and oven-bake their creations for display-worthy finished pieces. Includes 2 porcelain plates, 12 paints, 2 paint brushes, and 2 clear plate stands. Full color instructions show you how two create the artistic effect you want like color mixing, brushing, sponging and more!
Age Recommendation: Ages 8 and up


Learn how squeaky-clean science can be with the Science Academy's Soap Lab! We use soap everyday, but what makes this sudsy substance work? In this hands-on cosmetic kit you will blend bright colors and scents for your own signature soap, learn the history of soap making, experiment with pigments, discover the difference between hydrophilic and hydrophobic molecules and even examine the law of volume! Contents include: lab station, molds, globes, beakers, cosmetic colorants, blendable perfume, titanium dioxide pigment soap and so much more! The detailed guide booklet includes step-by-step instructions, helpful hints when experimenting and fine points on the chemistry behind soap! Adorable mold designs and quality ingredients create a fantastic finished product that will leave your brain feeling challenged and your body clean!

• Promotes an interest in chemistry and biology and develops critical thinking skills
• Learn about soap's unique molecular structure as you create your own custom bars
• Hands-on science lab that is fun, safe and non-toxic
• Over 20 pieces in all

Age Recommendation: Ages 8 and up


$28.99
SKU: 0655400000305

Fling small objects across your room as Leonado da Vinci intended. This kit brings his sketches into reality. Everything you need to build is included: Precut wood pieces and easy to follow instructions. 10x7.5x2” box


It’s a puzzle... a lamp... and stylish modern art all in one! Kids, teens and adults can’t wait to get their hands on this simple, yet challenging buildable puzzle to create dozens of different shaped modern lampshades. Build it, then hang or place it anywhere in your house, office, dorm, or outdoor space to enhance your space with brilliant ambient LED lighting. Everything you need is included! Each set contains 30 puzzle pieces, the Geosphere™ Wireless & Waterproof LED Puck Light (included), a remote control with over 20 different color lighting modes. Also includes full instructional manual and hanging cord. Assembly required.

Item #: 14004

  • Create stunningly beautiful, useable art!
  • Over 20 lighting color modes on wireless LED pucklight with remote
  • Waterproof puzzle pieces and wireless LED pucklight
  • Includes instructions for many different shapes and styles
  • Puzzle lamps develop children's fine motor skills while giving them a rewarding finished product


It’s a puzzle... a lamp... and stylish modern art all in one! Kids, teens and adults can’t wait to get their hands on this simple, yet challenging buildable puzzle to create dozens of different shaped modern lampshades. Build it, then hang or place it anywhere in your house, office, dorm, or outdoor space to enhance your space with brilliant ambient LED lighting. Everything you need is included! Each set contains 30 puzzle pieces, the Geosphere™ Wireless & Waterproof LED Puck Light (included), a remote control with over 20 different color lighting modes. Also includes full instructional manual and hanging cord. Assembly required.

Item #: 14002

  • Create stunningly beautiful, useable art!
  • Over 20 lighting color modes on wireless LED pucklight with remote
  • Waterproof puzzle pieces and wireless LED pucklight
  • Includes instructions for many different shapes and styles
  • Puzzle lamps develop children's fine motor skills while giving them a rewarding finished product


Let the party begin with these 20 brilliant games and activities that will make this party something to remember!
Age 5+
Item: Purple Cow 095


Having a friend over and don’t know what to do?
It's raining outside and you can't go out? 20 fresh ideas to keep you busy.
Age 5+


Spark!Lab™ Smithsonian Inventive Creativity™ Kits are designed to provide children with the same hands-on experience at home as they would enjoy when visiting the Draper Spark!Lab™ at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C..Think It! Explore It! Sketch It! Create It! Try It! Tweak It! Sell It! This new line introduces kids to the process of invention, the same process used by real inventors, and helps them develop 21st Century skills such as critical thinking and creativity in a fun, open-ended way.

  • Bridges are essential to everyday travel. They span land, roadways and, of course, water. What if you needed to build a bridge to see a friend, how would you build it?
  • Think it! Explore it! Sketch it! Create it! Try it! Tweak it! Sell it! Use the Spark!Lab invention process to make your dream bridge a reality.
  • With over 280+ pieces including sturdy and flexible building sticks, foam connectors, brads, straws, strings and more, you can construct up to 4 or more unique bridge designs.
  • Ages: 8+


$11.99
SKU: 0092633167304

Fabulous fabrics, trendy textiles and fun embellishments - dream up your own designer originals.

  • With just a few snips and simple stitches, you can turn a pair of cotton socks into a playful pink puppy!
  • Includes printed socks, fiberfill, felt accents, scissors, buttons, ribbon, charm and sewing essentials
  • The finished puppy measures approximately 9" long
  • Ages: 7-97


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.

Simple instructions allow you to build this feeder & view birds from your window!
  • Contents: Wooden Kit, 3 Suction Cups, Glue
  • Tin: 5.5"L x 3.75"W x 2"H


Choo Choo Train New! Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 0705988214172
Availability: Special Order
Published: Not Avail - February 1st, 2014

$10.99
SKU: 0020373860773

Take care of the horses at the stables. Contains one play board and one magnet sheet, which includes 14 individual magnets. Open play board measures 18? x 12¾”.


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