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  • Item #: 002772
    Retail: $23.00
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    These binoculars are perfect for kids who are ready to explore the world! They may be smaller than your average binoculars (4 1/4" x 4 1/4"), but they are not lacking in quality. These binoculars are made out of a sturdy plastic and have rubber grips on the sides where you put your hands and on the eyepiece for comfortable viewing. They have 30mm objective lenses and 5X power magnification, which is a little less powerful than the other kid binoculars that we carry. They are also easy to use as they adjust to your eye width, have a center wheel focus, are lightweight, include a neck strap, and come with a great carrying case. When compared to #005397 these binoculars have many of the same features; however, they are more durable as they are made out of higher quality materials, look more professional, and have a handy carrying case. These binoculars are great for any kid who is on the go and ready to see things they've never seen before! - elise

  • Item #: 013833
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.75

    Children are never too young for nature studies or simply just checking things out in a way that only kids can. Whether watching the birds of the air or a radical game of good guys and bad guys, sturdy binoculars are a must-have. Designed for a perfect fit, they offer enlarged eyepieces (no eyestrain!), focus free binoculars, 2x magnification, rubberized edges, and an easy-carry breakaway strap. While the magnification is slightly less than our other child-friendly option #005397, these are a bit heavier duty for preschoolers, provide soft, rubber cushioning around the eyes to allow for longer and more comfortable viewing and "easy grip" sides. Multi-colored. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 000853
    Retail: $40.00
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

    Made especially for your little nature lover, this kit has all the items you need for exploration and observation. This kit includes binoculars, a flashlight, compass, signal whistle with thermometer, and a soft carrying pouch. The binocular is the very popular Robin Binocular (#002772) that is 5x30mm and compact with fully coated lenses for clear, bright images. A center focus knob allows you to adjust for better viewing. I know this is supposed to be a toy, but these binoculars are designed for longevity, and a cleaning cloth is included so you don't scratch the lenses. The flashlight is made of durable hard plastic, uses 2 AA batteries (not included), an incandescent bulb, and loop on the end for securing your flashlight. The whistle is made of heavy black plastic and has a Celsius thermometer on one side and Fahrenheit on the other. The whistle hangs from a black cord that will slide over your head and is a great safety tool when outdoors--use it as a distress signal or if you become separated from your group. The compass found in this set is a "Locator Engineer's Compass." It provides precise compass readings and includes a lensatic magnifier and sighting hairline for sighting accuracy, a rotatable bezel, adjustable marching line for maintaining direction in low visibility, thumb hold, and a closing cover. This compass would be a nice introduction to compass reading and locating objects on a map – it's a toy, but very well made and accurate. The nylon pouch that is included in this set slips onto your own belt, has two outside loop holders that will fit the flashlight, a small outside pocket, and a main compartment that is large enough to hold the binoculars and compass. An instruction pamphlet is included with full explanations of each item in the set, along with instructions on how to use the compass for position finding. Spend time in the great outdoors and begin the adventure of exploration! ~ Donna

  • Item #: 068025
    ISBN: 9780990777007
    Retail: $159.95
    Rainbow Price: $139.95

       This is a guide to developmentally appropriate activities in many learning areas – home life/social emotional, math/manipulatives, art/music, science/sensory, language/literacy, outdoor/gross motor, and field trip suggestions. Very little prep is needed to do the activities, just gather the supplies and books listed for a complete introduction with young children or accompaniment to your math and phonics/reading for kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade. Each month (September through May) incorporates a theme and a character trait into the activities, and is 3-hole punched so you can place the pages in a binder for easy access and storage. Printables are included and step-by-step instructions will make it easy for any parent to work through the activities. You should plan on 2 to 4 activities per day, but plan for what fits into your schedule – “flexibility” is the name of this game. 296 pgs, pb.


      Within the packet of pages, you will receive a monthly overview printed on card stock that can be hung up so mom can see what they will be covering during the month – a good visual and planning tool. Sections on the monthly overview list the activities to be done in each area of learning. An Introduction to the program explains the philosophy and a list of what will be covered by theme and character trait. The rest of the pages have beautiful photographs, and step-by-step instructions for implementation.

      Let me give you a sampling of one month of the program. The theme for September is “The World I Live In,” and the character trait is “wonder.” Mom’s Toolbox is the first part of every month and this is where some special resources or items will be listed. In September the “Private Eye” loupe and the book Global Art by Mary Ann Kohl are mentioned. Anything found in the “Mom’s Toolbox” section would be good to get your hands on for incorporation later in the lesson. Home Life and Social/Emotional is the first activity section for September and includes the activities of using balloons and a laundry basket to ‘take a hot air balloon ride,’ make a hot air balloon snack, practice your manners by saying please/thank you, clearing dishes after a meal, and planning an emergency exit plan for your home. You can tell already that not all activities will work for all ages, but that’s the beauty – you can adapt as you need to, pick-and-choose as you see fit. The book list for September includes Hot Air, A House is a House for Me, Can You Hear It, Frog and Toad, and He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands. Language and Literacy for September includes tactile letter practice, children developing their own story, and making a book. Math and Manipulatives include activities such as counting and swinging, making a spindle box (counting box), making shapes, a nature math book, and playing a water bottle marble game. Science and Sensory will have your little ones exploring outdoors with simple tools like magnifiers, binoculars, nature guides, etc., making a nature journal and a pendulum, cooking up a batch of herbal tea play dough and creating nature scenes, making an artistic pond, and make a nesting set using cans. Art and Music includes using chicken wire to use as a weaving loom with fabric scraps, making a painting on a long piece of butcher paper, sculpting clay tree faces, using coffee filters to create artistic reproductions, making salt and mirror art, and learning the song, “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Gross Motor and Outside has activities to develop ball skills and play games like Squish the bug, Hit the Hula Hoop, Wonder-Ball and running an obstacle course. Field Trip suggestions are touring the local news station or grocery store. At the end of each month is a supply list so you can see everything at a glance for easier preparation; most items will be things from around your home. A page for monthly memories and two planning pages are included at the end of the month, as well.

      Throughout each month, on every page, are photographs of the activities and children performing the tasks mentioned on the pages. Each month follows a similar format, so it’s pretty easy to get into a routine that fits your lifestyle. The Printables are on card stock and include photos, game instructions and game pieces, and other items that are mentioned during the monthly activities.

      Intended to give some guidance but not dictate the schedule, Year of Playing Skillfully can become a partner for you and your family as you begin the educational journey with your young learners. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 056042
    Retail: $28.50
    Rainbow Price: $14.54

    This vest is far out – and it will help your kids go far out too! Like a real explorer's vest, this one has plenty of room for needed equipment with four hook & loop fastened pockets, A zippered pocket for binoculars, and six D-rings for hanging supplies. Has an adjustable strap in the back for flexible fit and will fit up to a child's size 10. Made of poly-twill fabric and measures about 18.5" long and 15" side seam to side seam. Prepare to send your little ranger off to the great unknown – or at least the backyard.

  • Item #: 019074
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $84.95

    The corresponding lab kit from Nature's Workshop makes finding those "household items" even more convenient. Containing most of the more difficult items to find, this kit saves you time, allowing you more time to enjoy science with your children. You still need to provide various food items (eggs, celery, soda, etc.), binoculars and a few other household items.

    Kit includes a 9 Volt Battery, aluminum foil, assorted nuts, various colors of construction paper, balloons of various sizes, black marker, trash bags, thin white box, candle, candle holder, cereal, clay-dough, straws, compact disc (CD), cooking oil, cork, cotton ball, crayons, D-Cell batteries, deep plastic bowls, digital thermometer, dish soap, duct tape, Epsom soap, feathers, flashlights, flavored gelatin, fluorescent light bulb, food coloring, forceps (tweezers), glass jars and lids, index card, iodine, foil baking pan, plastic bottles and lid, lima beans, magnifier, measuring cups and spoons, mirror, modeling clay, notebook, mentos, newspaper page, paper clip, paper cups, paper towels, pen, pencil, pepper, peppercorns, plastic cling wrap, plastic plates, plastic water bottles, rubbing alcohol, ruler, safety goggles, saltine crackers, scissors, paper plates, poly funnel, small shovel, spoons, straight pin, Styrofoam cups, sugar, sunscreen, table salt, tape, tea bag, toilet paper, toothpicks, turkey baster, umbrella, vanilla, vinegar, white cotton string, white paper, wood block, wooden matches and Ziploc bags. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 057860
    ISBN: 9780890517604
    Retail: $47.98
    Rainbow Price: $35.50

  • Item #: 053254
    ISBN: 9780890516416
    Retail: $34.99
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

    This beautiful book is so much more than just a guide to the stars. Written from a Christian perspective, Dr. Jason Lisle explains the celestial phenomena of God's creation. Beautiful photography, illustrations, and information take you on a tour through the event of stargazing – the movement of heavenly bodies, celestial events, telescopes, the moon, sun, stars, and planets, deep sky objects, and the relevance of astronomy.

    One especially interesting chapter that makes this stargazing guide a bit different is the chapter concerning the eye and how it works. This is a short chapter that explains the structure of the eye – cones, rods, iris, pupil, retina – and how they are involved in your vision and adaptation to lighting conditions. There are tips for adapting to night sky viewing with a telescope, binoculars, and with the naked eye.

    You will find this book helpful before you begin viewing, and while you are gazing at the night sky. Star charts will help guide you through the constellations, major stars, nebula, the Milky Way, and neighboring galaxies. Incredible photographs of the sun and its activity, the moon and its terrain and phases, and planets with their moons will leave you in awe of the universe in which we live. A planisphere (designed for 40 degrees north) is also now included with the book.

    This is a reference that will serve your family well, no matter the ages; and one that can be used for many years. 240 pages, hc. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 049686
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.25

  • Item #: 047225
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.50
  • Item #: 043879
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.75

      Here is another in the Geosafari Jr. Series of products, intended for your young scientists. Explore the world afar with this 10X magnification telescope (with lens cap) that offers two-eye  viewing (like binoculars) – much easier for young eyes. A tripod is included that is easily attached for steady viewing, images appear upright and clear, and it isn’t necessary to focus. View the night sky or objects at a distance (a deer in the woods maybe), then pack it safely away for use another day.  

  • Item #: 043877
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    If your children are like mine, captivated by the littlest critters, eager to examine them from every angle, this handy gadget is the perfect tool for their explorations. The bug-friendly container measures approximately 5” long and 2 ½” high (without the attached lid). Snap the lid (with air holes!) closed, and children have a 360 degree view of their specimen through the clear plastic container. Taking it to the next level, the container also offers two comfortable 3x magnification eyepieces on the lid (shaped like a binocular) and two additional 2x magnification circles on the container. While designed for bugs, the container is also waterproof, so children can get up close and personal with a variety of aquatic specimens as well! Includes a soft rubber handle for easy portability. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 040060
    Retail: $59.95
    Rainbow Price: $53.90

    The only thing more fun than looking through a telescope or microscope is building it first. Thames & Kosmos, known for their quality products, has put everything you need to build a variety of scopes into one box - 28 different models using these 148 pieces. Build eight different lens test models, four different magnifiers, four field scope models, binoculars, six types of telescopes and 5 styles of microscopes. The included 60-page experiment manual lists all of the parts, goes over experiment safety, and tells about lenses. Each of the 28 experiments shows the needed parts and guidelines with both written lists and photographs. In true Thames & Kosmos fashion, experiments are explained thoroughly and offer an explanation of what happens in each situation. If you have a student that wants to understand why scopes work the way they do, not just use them, then this kit is a perfect fit. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 035582
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

    Spend time in the great outdoors with this quality outdoor set by Explore One. A sturdy canvas carry bag has enough room to store all of the items in the kit: binoculars (4x30), lens cloth, LED headlamp, mini compass, and aluminum water bottle. The binoculars have a center focus dial for clear viewing and rubber grips for a firm grasp. The LED headlamp has 4 settings (low, medium, high, and flashing), adjustable elastic band, and requires 3 AAA batteries (not included). The canvas carry bag can be worn on your belt, or attach the included adjustable strap for over-the-shoulder convenience. An included user manual shows you how to use each of the tools on your outdoor adventures.

  • Item #: 029538
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

  • Item #: 028083
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

  • Item #: 015575
    ISBN: 9780811735681
    Retail: $21.95
    Rainbow Price: $16.95

    Immense value is to be discovered in keeping a nature notebook, but have you ever wondered how to create a quality nature journal that will have long lasting impact and significance? Let me introduce you to this exceptional resource. Beginning with…well, the beginning, choosing resources to create your field kit, the author walks you through drawing with scale and using binoculars for nature study, two things not typically covered in a resource for nature journaling. Readers are then introduced to basic and intermediate field sketching techniques, field drawing techniques, field identification including taxonomic identification, and pulling it all together with descriptive note and maps. Intermingled throughout this excellent instruction are sample drawings and illustrations, exercises to develop skills, and descriptive writings. Destined to be a treasured resource for the nature enthusiasts in your family! SC. 150 pgs. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 014098
    ISBN: 9780756671488
    Retail: $18.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.50

    I don't know very many people who can suppress a big sigh at the awesomeness of a clear, starry night. Staring up on a cloudless night, you will observe a sea of thousands of stars, but can you pick out the constellations hiding in plain sight? This 128-page, hardcover DK book is a very detailed resource that can assist your whole family in the task of star and constellation identification. In true DK fashion, there are many illustrations, photos, and pictures. The book begins by explaining the scale of the universe, measuring distance using light years, celestial sphere and coordinates, sky movements, eclipses, and planetary motion. They even have two pages on choosing the correct viewing instrument – binoculars or telescopes. Pages 18 – 115 are the monthly star guides. Each month includes a monthly overview, monthly highlights, and whole-sky charts for both the northern and southern latitudes. The overview pages, two per month, include stars of significance that month, sights of interest, and any special events such as meteor showers. These pages also include diagrams to show the positions of major constellations and star clusters visible and suggest the best way to observe some of the formations. The whole-sky charts are a full-two page spread for each of the southern and northern latitudes and include additional information in the margins referencing star magnitude, deep-sky objects, points of reference, motion of the stars, and observation times.

    An almanac for 2011 through 2019 is included after the monthly star charts, which notes the phases of the moon, eclipses, and motions of the planets. This year in 2014 there is a total eclipse of the moon visible from North America, South America, and New Zealand on April 15, another lunar eclipse on October 8, and a partial solar eclipse on April 29 (visible from West Australia). A one-page glossary helps you with any terminology that may be new or unfamiliar.

  • Item #: 013230
    Retail: $30.00
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

    Here is another option for compact binoculars. This pair of binoculars measures 4" x 3.25" x 2" and weighs only 6.8 ounces--great for your younger explorer. Complete with a multi-coated 21mm lens and 8x magnification, this pair is equipped with BK-7 prism which doesn't produce the sharpness of a BAK-4 prism – still great quality for youngsters. Roll-down eyecups make this set easy to use for eyeglass wearers. Complete with a pouch, neck strap, and lens cloth. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 013228
    Retail: $79.00
    Rainbow Price: $56.95

    Made by Carson Optical, these binoculars are the real deal in a very compact size. Measuring only 3.375" x 4.125" x 1.25" and weighing in at 6.4 ounces, these binoculars travel easily in a purse or pocket. With a rubberized outside coating, they're perfect for outdoor events. Lenses are fully coated with 17mm lens size and 5x magnification that zooms up to 15x. The view is clear and bright with the BAK-4 prism design, which is high density and produces sharper images. Included with the binoculars is a pouch, wrist strap, and lens cloth. This binocular is not a toy, but would be great for your older, responsible, more serious outdoorsman. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 009473
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.50
    Binoculars can be used for so much more than spying on siblings or birdwatching. This set provides a set of decent-quality kids' binoculars and an activity journal that provides ideas and activities for using them. The small purple-and-aqua binoculars feature 4x magnification, a built-in compass and an easy-to-use center focusing knob. And when you're done peeking around your yard and neighborhood, you can open up the 22-page Wildlife Activity Journal and use your binoculars to observe, write and draw about birds, wildlife and trees. It holds several guided activities you can do to take a closer look at your local wildlife, and includes spaces for drawing and lines for writing. – Jess
  • Item #: 008209
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $16.95

    Explore One's 6x21 binoculars are great for little hands. They offer a 6x magnification for easier viewing, a large focus wheel, rubber eyecups, and a textured surface for easy gripping. This binocular would work well for you budding ornithologist or astronomer. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 005397
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    Durable, lightweight and colorful, these binoculars are perfect for little eyes and hands. The large lenses, easy grip handles, and easy to dial knob provide 6x magnification, making these binoculars an excellent nature study tool to take on hikes. Made of impact-resistant plastic with soft rubber eyepieces and a breakaway lanyard for easy carrying, this is a great choice for children not yet old enough for a "more adult" pair.

  • Item #: 001945
    Retail: $79.95
    Rainbow Price: $76.95

    Please note that the Astronomy Adventure and Discovering Birds units both include upgraded binoculars.

  • Item #: 000977
    Retail: $79.20
    Rainbow Price: $62.95

    Finally, an affordable binocular, stereo microscope for the younger crowd. The "World of Wonder" Scope has real glass optics, interchangeable eyepieces (10X and 25X), total magnification of 20X and 50X, and top and bottom LED illumination. The scope is battery operated (2AA batteries, not included), measures 10 ¼" height, and portable enough to carry wherever you want to explore. The binocular eyepieces allow young scientists to keep both eyes open, which makes for easier and more comfortable focus and viewing. Top and bottom illumination allow you to view prepared slides and even solid objects. Two prepared slides (with five specimens) and an experiment guide are also included. This is a good beginner scope with a lot of options!