TWEENS/TEENS

July 21, 2020

(Mindware $259.99)

A big birthday coming up ? Looking for a gift for the family to work on and play with later? Here you go! Like Rome, this probably won't be built in a day... with 330 a-MAZE-ing pieces, it comes with 4 light-up cubes, 4 speed sprockets, 4 coaster tube...

July 17, 2020

(eeBoo)

If you’re eager to build climate awareness early on —you’ll like the handsome 500-piece round puzzle, Climate March ($21.99) or 100-piece puzzle($16.99), Climate Action, illustrated with multicultural men, women, and children holding up signs reminding us to cha...

July 17, 2020

(Word Witt $26.95)

We really enjoyed this innovative word play game with or without the timer. It’s not Boggle and it’s not Scrabble...it is its own fresh new format. Word WItt is easy to learn and challenging good fun. One player tosses the three vowel cubes and then t...

June 29, 2020

(Mindware $25.95)

We don't often do slime toys, but this is no ordinary silly slime mess. Yes, the pre-measured packets spill into a container and produce slime. But the fun  and learning just begin here. There are clear instructions for ten different experiments that l...

June 26, 2020

(Mindware $104.95)

Art meets science and construction play! Combining the cubes, light-up cubes, rails and marble catchers in unlimited configurations. An open-ended kit for discovering ways to set the motion-activated lights to flash as marbles pass through the multipl...

April 8, 2020

By now, the novelty of no school is getting old and separation from schoolmates and busy routines is becoming more challenging every day. Finding meaningful off-screen entertainment is more important than ever. For school aged kids, crafts can be both entertaining, eng...

April 7, 2020

(Mindware $17.95)

Kids can hand paint their own special unicorn with the two brushes and 12 paint pots provides. There's no right or wrong way to decorate the popular porcelain mythical creature. Each will be a unique unicorn.  Once the art work is done, an adult will b...

April 2, 2020

(Mindware $15.95)

Dino lovers will like saving their allowance (do kids still get an allowance?) in this dinosaur bank. It comes out of the box in white porcelain, ready for young artists to create their own dream dino. The kit comes with 12 paints, a brush and a guide...

March 30, 2020

(Mindware $19.95)

Welcome our feathered friends back to your yard with this little wooden birdhouse. Kids will be able to follow the easy to assemble parts that they glue together. Next they'll paint the outside and with help attach it to a tree where  birds will make t...

March 30, 2020

(Mindware $29.95 )

A plain white rocket comes out of the box along with 12 pots of paint, two paint brushes and instructions for decorating a porcelain space ship. After the rocket ship is painted and baked (by an adult) they can load it with one of two battery powered...

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