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lock pick set for beginners

Lock Pick Set for Kids

For older kids who might benefit from the challenge of a more grown-up brain teaser, you may try introducing the hobby of lock picking. Believe it or not, this is a legitimate hobby that many enthusiasts enjoy and find fun to do. For the curious tinker type, lock-picking can be an engaging hobby with a […]

Snap Circuits

Snap Circuits

For the inquisitive child who would appreciate a concrete hands-on education on how electronics work, the Snap Circuits SC-300 ($40) offers 305 do-it-yourself projects from a 60-piece set of components. Snap Circuits is the award-winning product for kids to build a radio, doorbell, burglar alarm, and much more from a clearly illustrated manual and without […]

Here Comes Science - They Might Be Giants

Here Comes Science (Audio CD)

Kids love singing along to catchy, toe-tapping songs, and would love to do so with Here Comes Science ($15) audio CD from They Might Be Giants. Songs like “Science Is Real” and “Why Does the Sun Really Shine?” introduce the concepts of science, the scientific method, and being inquisitive about the world they live in, […]

Highlights Magazine

Highlights magazine

The world’s best-loved children’s magazine, Highlights ($35/yr), can be delivered to your door monthly. Kids love reading, thinking and learning with a wide variety of stories, puzzles, crafts, games and activities. Goofus only reads Highlights magazine at his pediatrician’s waiting room, while Gallant has subscribed to his own personal copy. If your children like getting […]