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  • Item #: 070280
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.00

      These mechanical pencils feature a rubber grip that is scented with the Smencil scents you’ve come to love. The plastic barrels are printed with colorful designs and hold HB #2 graphite. Each pack comes with 1 each of 5 different scents, and the smells are guaranteed to last for 2 years! – Laura

  • Item #: 070279
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $6.95

    These mechanical pencils feature a rubber grip that is scented with the Smencil scents you’ve come to love. The plastic barrels are printed with fruit doodle designs; scents include cherry, watermelon, donut, pineapple, and ice cream. Leads are HB #2 graphite. Each pack comes with 1 each of 5 different scents, and the smells are guaranteed to last for 2 years! – Laura

  • Item #: 067237
    Retail: $71.69
    Rainbow Price: $45.95

      This sharpener contains an easy-turn-dial allows sharpening for 6 different sizes ranging from small to large, and even a triangular pencils option. The Tip Saver Technology extends the life of pencils by protecting against over sharpening. It features a large pencil shaving compartment for easy emptying. The base, when removed, prevents the sharpening mechanism from running. The base has 5 suction cups which hold it firmly on smooth surfaces. 6-foot power cord. Not for use on colored pencils. 10.63” x 9” x 6.13” – Logan

  • Item #: 062075
    Retail: $5.49
    Rainbow Price: $4.75

    Heavy duty compass gives you the option of using a pencil or a small mechanical lead tip (2 included). A guard folds back to protect the pointed metal tip when not in use. Adjusting the compass is super easy: hold down on the red lock to open or close the width of your arc/circle. Stores neatly away in a plastic case with a strong closure. By Maped. 5.5 long.

  • Item #: 059221
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $10.95

    Design your own fashion lines for each of the four seasons with this awesome book kit. This spiral-bound kit includes 8 Chroma Stix crayons, 40 pages for sketches, 5 sheets of plastic stencils, instructions, and swatch stickers. Some of the stencils are fairly detailed (a mechanical pencil would help!), so while age 8 is a good starting age, older children will appreciate this too. A purposeful gift for any budding fashionista. - Laura

  • Item #: 058893
    Retail: $3.02
    Rainbow Price: $2.95
  • Item #: 044602
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.00

    Includes Sugar Plum, Hot Cinnamon, Ginger Bread, Holiday Cheer, and Candy Cane.

  • Item #: 028643
    Retail: $1.99
    Rainbow Price: $1.75
  • Item #: 041107
    Retail: $24.95
    Rainbow Price: $19.25

    The Catapults & Crossbows Kit from Thames & Kosmos is great for studying the science of physics, or you can add it as a fun activity to your medieval history curriculum. Snap the plastic components together to assemble 5 different crossbows and 5 different catapults and trebuchets. The included manual offers step-by-step instructions for each model as well as information to conduct experiments with them.CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 018382
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $31.99

    Take on the role of chieftain of a clan competing to build the best land in this thoughtful game of buying and selling land. Aspects of this game are reminiscent of Carcassone, but the variability and mechanics of this game offer more strategy than the aforementioned. Whereas both games revolve around square tiles featuring different landscapes that have to be connected, Carcassone tiles are placed in a central map, while Isle of Skye players each build their own swath of land that scores them points. The main strategy in this game lies in the buying and selling of land tiles. At the beginning of each round (either 5-6 total, depending on the number of players), players receive their income based off of their current landscape, and then each player randomly draws three landscape tiles from the bag. Once everyone has drawn and all of the new tiles are visible, each player secretly chooses one of their three tiles to discard back into the bag and sets the prices for the other two from their money supply. You have to keep an eye on which tiles other players may want to buy from you to complement their landscape as well as which tiles will most benefit you. Setting prices too low means you wont profit much from the sale, but setting them too high may deter other buyers and cause you to spend more of your own money. Once everyone has set their prices, the player screens are moved so that the prices are revealed, and then players each have a turn to buy a tile from another player. If a player buys a tile from you, you receive your money back as well as the coins paid by the buyer. However, if no one buys your tiles, you pay the bank the price and may add the tile to your personal map, always connecting like landscape to like. As with most great games, there is a good balance between resources, causing you to choose your purchases wisely. The round closes with players scoring based on their current landscape. The scoring is an aspect that brings wonderful variability to the game players randomly select four of the 16 scoring tiles at the beginning of the game and set them in the middle of the scoring track in the spaces marked A, B, C, and D. For example, you may score victory points (VPs) for each sheep in your territory or if you are the player with the most gold. However, each round only scores a combination of the scoring tiles after Round 1, you score using the A and B tiles; after the fourth round you score based on the criteria of tiles A, C, and D. This makes all the scoring tiles important, but each at varying points of the game. At the start of each round players receive additional income based on their land and the land sales start all over again. After the final scoring, the chieftain with the best kingdom wins! Steph

  • Item #: 028645
    Retail: $1.99
    Rainbow Price: $1.75

  • Item #: 066877
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.75

    Winner of the prestigious 2017 Spiel des Jahres award (Game of the Year), this clever domino-style tile game is fantastic for families! Each player is the ruler of a small kingdom; but one crucial component is missing: land! Throughout the game, players take turns acquiring 1x2" "domino" tiles with each half representing a combination of grassland, wheat, forest, sea, or mountain. Tiles are then placed next to a player's Castle or a tile with the same landscape. When a player finishes his 5x5 kingdom, scores are counted: each type of land gains points based on its total size multiplied by the number of Crowns on the landscape. So the ultimate goal is to create the biggest landscapes with the most Crowns- but players who take better tiles (higher numbers) must pick later the following round, often preventing them from getting the perfect piece! The clever mechanics, simple premise, and colorful illustrations ensure that the whole family can get in on this delightful game! For 2-4 players; 15 minutes.

  • Item #: 073682
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.75
  • Item #: 060799
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.99

    If you are a putty enthusiast who has been known to mix your magnetic with your glow in the dark putties just to see what happens, then have I got the set for you! Crazy Aaron has assembled a set that includes 5 small tins of clear putty, 3 color concentrates (red, blue and yellow) and 3 special effects (pearl white-shimmerizer, glow in the dark, and sparkle). Your job is to mix them & make your own original thinking putty! The primary colors are concentrated, so start by adding just a little to your clear putty to see what happens. You can always add more color, but you can’t take it out! The 1.5” tins have a white label with that kooky face we all recognize. You even get 6 colored pencils to help customize your labels! A mixing mat to work on shows color formulas. As a putty connoisseur, I give this kit 5 crazy stars! Ages 4+. ~ Sara/Deanne

  • Item #: 040105
    Retail: $5.24
    Rainbow Price: $4.75

    First appearing in the late 19th century, flip books were an early form of animation, combining a series of small sequenced drawings in a tiny book that produced movement when flipped through at a fast speed. Create your own animation with this simple set of 6 flipbooks by General’s® measuring 2” x 4” and containing 32 pages each. Paper has a nice texture for drawing and the right weight so you can see your previous drawing slightly thru the next sheet. A quick animation lesson is included. Made in the USA. ~ Emily

  • Item #: 067432
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.99

      Kit includes all you need to make 5 amazing tins of putty you design yourself! You can even label them Crazy Sara! Or Crazy Kid! Comes with 5 small tins of clear putty plus a mixing mat, supply tin and 6 colored pencils for decorating tins. In your supply tin you will find sparkle concentrate in yellow, magenta & cyan; opal-izer to create a shimmering effect; mystify-er for a dimensional effect, and holo-izer to create a holographic effect. It’s a perfect gift for your crafty, creative, curious kiddo and putty fans alike!

     

  • Item #: 066093
    Retail: $8.40
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

     Perfect for beginners, these bright colored pencils never need sharpening! Can we say color-coding notetaking? The bold 2.0mm colored lead can withstand the heavy pressures from young artists and is housed inside a triangular barrel that’s comfortable to hold and encourages a proper grip. Erasers not included on the pencil tips but the colors will come off with a regular eraser. Classic colors in a 12 pack. ~ Emily

  • Item #: 044369
    Retail: $24.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.75

    Add personalized letters and charming words to craft projects, mixed media & colleague work, photo frames, postcards, journals, holiday greetings and more! Learn how to enhance basic handwriting with creative decorative embellishments with the included 64-page design guide with practice pages. Creative kit from Faber-Castell® includes quality art supplies to get you started: 2 Gelatos colors, 2B graphite pencil, 3 PITT® artist pens (silver, black superfine, black brush), paintbrush, and eraser, as well as mixed media stencils, paper shapes, envelope guide, and 5 lettering guides. Happy lettering! ~ Emily

  • Item #: 037842
    ISBN: 9780936981451
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.65
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  • Item #: 045234
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    While I am a little too young to remember Jon Gnagy, I can appreciate good art and good value! The kit includes a black-and-white 64-page instructional book, fifteen 12" x 18" sheets of drawing paper, a 12" x 18" drawing board, 3 sketching pencils, a carbon pencil, a kneaded eraser, a tortillion (or "stomp"), a piece of gray chalk, two pieces of black chalk, and a sandpaper pad. Armed with these materials, it's time to investigate the book, a short course in learning how to draw. The first pages focus on the basics: using your pencil, stomp, and chalk to make different tones. Then you practice drawing lines, shapes, and forms (3-D shapes). A "crash course" on composition and perspective follow. Then you jump into the lessons, which guide you in six or less steps to making a picture, complete with shading and texture. The steps are somewhat lengthy, with the goal being a very realistic, three-dimensional representation. Thankfully, the example drawing progresses with you. The lesson subjects increase in complexity, incorporating more complex shapes and a range of subject matter, including pumpkins, a steamboat, snow-covered landscape, a Great Dane, and a Mexican boy. The end of the book provides guidance on drawing the human figure in action. While I have some issues with the layout and readability of the book (all instructions are in three languages, which makes every page seem crowded), this is the only kit I have seen that includes all of your supplies, gets you up and running quickly, and emphasizes shading to produce a "finished" look. – Jess

  • Item #: 009134
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $6.95

    Includes the scents Strawberry, Grape Jelly, Blueberry, KiwiKiwi, Orange

  • Item #: 066678
    Retail: $5.45
    Rainbow Price: $3.95

  • Item #: 037840
    ISBN: 9780936981413
    Retail: $34.95
    Rainbow Price: $26.85
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  • Item #: 036338
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $1.50

    An economical, metal compass perfect for your younger students! This tool creates accurate circles up to 12 inches in diameter and is scaled for either inches or centimeters. Lock the pencil in place and the ball bearing construction allows for easy maneuverability. A 3-inch pencil is included. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 035350
    ISBN: 9781402784774
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.75

    As the cover states, "The Only Drawing Book You'll Ever Need to Be the Artist You've Always Wanted to Be!" I think it just might be true! Although written for kids, it doesn't speak down to them, instead it reads like it was written for adults. The reason for this is the author is actually addressing artists - and the effect is wonderful! She knows that all kids are artists, and becoming a wonderful artist is something they are all completely capable of. Consequently, the text and instructions are filled not just with encouragement, but with complete confidence. I really love the coverage and progression of this book. It explains many wonderful drawing techniques and tricks that I learned in a college drawing course and should be taught to children when they are just beginning. It starts with the simplest concepts, like appropriate materials (nothing fancy here, just a brief summary of different types of basic pencils and paper), exploring how to really see what you're drawing, and various types of lines. These lessons provide the foundation for the later lessons, which cover light and shadow, proportion and scale, perspective, drawing faces, and drawing bodies (don't worry - no nudity here!). Throughout each lesson, lots of great advice and a handful of effective, beneficial drawing exercises help children practice each concept. Another great thing about this book is that it is high-quality - the pages are thick and glossy, with color used throughout - it's hard for children to learn drawing with black and white pictures and then try to move on to real objects and suddenly have to translate color into their drawings. Any child with the motivation for working through this book will reap huge benefits in their artwork, and the exercises can be done again and again for additional practice, so even after it is complete it's worth having around. 112 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 004841
    ISBN: 9781939394040
    Retail: $47.95
    Rainbow Price: $42.75

  • Item #: 074361
    Retail: $1.99
    Rainbow Price: $1.75

    40 sheets, 62 lb. (100 gsm), for pencils, crayons, charcoal or markers.

  • Item #: 074281
    Retail: $99.99
    Rainbow Price: $85.25

    Part real-world education, part toy! Build the Evolution Robot while learning from the comprehensive guidebook about robotics, electronics and programming. Once assembled, the robot can move on its tracks and pick up and transport items. The robot is capable of generating sounds, music, voice messages, and "facial" expressions. Programming can be accomplished via the free app for cell phones and tablets or by using the keyboard on the robot's back.

    Device compatibility: Must be Bluetooth® equipped, specifically Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE). Apple® devices with Apple® iOS 8.0 software (and later) including: iPhone® 4S or later, iPad® 3 or later, iPad Air® or later, iPad mini™ 1 or later, iPod touch® 5th generation or later; Android™ and Amazon® devices with Android™ 4.3 software and Bluetooth® (BLE). Not compatible with Windows® operating systems.

  • Item #: 066677
    Retail: $5.45
    Rainbow Price: $3.95