Thames & Kosmos Little Labs: Cars and Motors

Thames & Kosmos Little Labs: Cars and Motors

One of the parts of first and second grade science curriculum in the state where I live (and probably where you live, too) is basic machines. This little kit is geared with 5 to 7 year olds in mind and comes with all the parts needed for them to start building bicycles, tricycles, cars and even a motor!

  • The closest thing to the magical and mysterious chemistry kits of old, the Chem C3000 is the mother lode of things that can bubble and smoke... well maybe not these days, but kids can dream, right? Over 400 experiments are detaile... The closest thing to the magical and mysterious chemistry kits of old, the Chem C3000 is the mother lode of things that can bubble and smoke... well maybe not these days, but kids can dream, right? Over 400 experiments are detailed and safety conscious Thames & Kosmos even supplies the safety goggles. Flubber, anyone? Age 12 +

  • When I was 9 I visited my cousins to discover that they actually owned the Barbie Perfume Factory that I had coveted for months. We sat together all one gloppy afternoon concocting our own specialized scents. It was almost all tha... When I was 9 I visited my cousins to discover that they actually owned the Barbie Perfume Factory that I had coveted for months. We sat together all one gloppy afternoon concocting our own specialized scents. It was almost all that I hoped it would be. I say almost because even my young nose could tell that the raw materials were cut-rate fakes. This kit from Thames & Kosmos promises today's girls all of the same joy PLUS a finished product they (and you) won't mind wearing. Ages 10+

  • Sometimes the things that are most familiar to us can be the hardest to understand- at least that's how it was for my daughter and time. I wish I'd had this science kit to help me explain it to her better. It's aimed right at 5 an... Sometimes the things that are most familiar to us can be the hardest to understand- at least that's how it was for my daughter and time. I wish I'd had this science kit to help me explain it to her better. It's aimed right at 5 and 6 year olds and has plenty of experiments that will help them really *get* it. Included is a sundial, an hour glass, a timer and both digital and analog clock faces.