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This wooden play food set is perfect for young chefs looking to explore a little mealtime fun--without the mess! It includes eight pieces of wooden food, a cutting board, and a wooden knife. Cutting the food makes a satisfying "crunch"--and provides a


Creating the perfect patchwork pal has never been so fun, fast, and easy! Pre-cut round stickers in different sizes and eight coordinating patterns are mess-free and simple to press onto the adorable paper-maché animal figure. Overlap to create one-of-a-kind designs, then use the foam craft brush to coat with glitter decoupage glue. Finish with a ribbon "collar" and expressive sticker eyes! Figurine stands 5" high.


$25.99
SKU: 0889070247399

Every egg in the carton contains a different dinosaur! Simply soak the 3" clay egg in water and then carefully chisel away the shell to excavate the dinosaur inside. The set includes one dozen individually-wrapped clay eggs, each with a chiseling tool


Make loads and loads of cool bracelets for you, your friends and family. Kit contains 12 colors embroidery thread, 12 assorted metal charms and full instructions. If you have ever tried to follow instructions to make a friendship bracelet and given up, this is the kit for you. Our full color instructions were written in collaboration with a group of children and tried and tested many times by them (and us!). We have three simple designs to get you started; spiral, diagonal and chevron in the most beautiful colors we could find.


Big fun in a small box - these quick and clever crafts are perfect for parties, play and rainy days.
  • Build and decorate 3 soft but sturdy felt dinosaurs. Stickers and wiggly eyes are included!
  • Designed for preschoolers, this no-


The Big Idea
Watch ants work – 24/7 – with nutrient-rich farm gel that doubles as food and color-changing LEDs that light up the night!

Psst...They're Learning!
  • Introduces the amazing world of insects
  • Encourages a love of life science
  • Rewards kids' natural, scientific curiosity
  • Perfect for STEM learning
Cut to the Chase
  • Includes ant habitat with 3 magnification spots; cool, color-changing LED lights with on/off switch; and air vent that allows air in while keeping ants safely trapped inside
  • Unique nutrient-rich gel eliminates the need for feeding or watering
  • Includes activity guide and mail-in certificate for Harvester Ants (available in the continental U.S. & Canada only - ants cannot be shipped to Hawaii or Oregon - ants do not ship during the winter months)
  • Requires 3 AA batteries (not included)


$20.99
SKU: 0020373025431

Learn to get dressed with this friendly owl. Girls and boys can practice the 5 key dressing activities.
  • Teaches buttons, zippers, laces, belts and easy fasten straps
  • Machine washable


Our Made By Me products allow children 3 and up to have a good creative and constructive time! The Made By Me Tractor kit comes with a smooth-sanded unfinished pine truck body, 4 natural wheels and axles. All you need is some glue, a hammer, paints, crayo


Calling all aspiring artists! Now even the youngest creative minds can make amazing designs with the Spirograph Jr. design set! Jumbo-sized pieces make creating Spirograph art fun and easy for little hands, and an easy-to-carry drawing tablet doubles as a work station and handy storage case to keep everything neat. The set includes easy-to-use gears, 5 washable markers, 24 pages of design paper and handy instruction guide. Start their minds spinning with Spirograph Jr.!

Product Features:

  • 4 Large Spirograph Gears & Gear Ring
  • 5 Washable Art Markers
  • 8-Page Design Guide Book
  • 24 Pages of Design Paper
  • 1 Carry-Along Case with Built-in Design Desk, Storage and Gear Frame


Showcase beautiful flowers and artistic abilities all at the same time with Paint Your Own Porcelain Vases! Design your own creation then oven-bake for a glossy finished work of art with this high-quality kit! The colorful and easy-to-follow instructions show you painting techniques to create the artistic effect you want—color mixing, brushing, sponging and more! The Paint Your Own Porcelain set comes with 3 white porcelain vases—giving you the ability to get creative and use each one differently! Get spooky for Halloween, festive for 4th of July and don't forget about mom on Mother's Day! Craft your own paper flowers to keep year round or showcase freshly-picked flowers from the garden. Use as a decorative item for around your house or give to family, friends or teachers as a meaningful personalized gift. Painting is extremely beneficial because it uses both sides of the brain—all while creating a relaxing and entertaining activity. Just paint and bake, all that's needed is the touch of an aspiring artist and a little concentration!
  • Strengthens creativity, hand-eye coordination, patience, fine motor and design skills
  • Ideal for celebrating birthdays, holidays and special occasions
  • For long-lasting use do not put in dishwasher—wash by hand
  • Set of 3 (5 in. tall) vases, 12 bright colors of porcelain paint, and paint brush
Age Recommendation: Ages 8 and up


This all-weather stepping stone is ready to paint right out of the box, letting you skip messy cement-mixing and get right to the fun part: decorating and personalizing! A dozen vibrant paints allow for endless creativity—mix, blend and add custom color accents. Once painted, bake the stone in your oven for a long-lasting, weather-resistant finish. Display one stepping stone or make a whole pathway to transform your garden, backyard or patio! Kit includes a 10" x 9" cement stepping stone, 12 paints, a paint brush and instructions including a color planning template.

Age Recommendation: Ages 8 and up


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