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  • Item #: 021829
    Retail: $49.95
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

    This set, designed with girls in mind, includes all the pieces you need to build a Boston Manor house.

    72 pieces each, with different panel designs included for variation.

  • Item #: 066441
    ISBN: 9780486814742
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

     Model enthusiasts, students of Neoclassical architecture, and history fans of all ages will enjoy building this paper replica of the U.S. Capitol Building. Step-by-step instructions and helpful diagrams explain every step of the assembly process, from cutting, folding, and gluing the walls, porticos, and domes to adding such finishing touches as the Freedom Statue that sits atop the structure. A brief history of the initial design and eventual expansion of this famous building is also included in this publication. While the assembly instructions are clear and sufficient for most teens and adults, young children will likely need help and supervision during the building process …particularly when it comes time for them to begin cutting! 28 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 000674
    Retail: $17.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.12

    Build a hang glider, motorcycle, surf board and more, complete with a little K'Nex guy to ride them in this 250-piece set.

  • Item #: 050036
    Retail: $30.00
    Rainbow Price: $17.78
    (Publisher Discription) 100 piece wooden building block set in Camouflage Colors. The perfect set for the outdoor enthusiast! 4 exciting colors: green, olive, brown, khaki plus natural color blocks (20 blocks of each color). Building guide included. Building with Citiblocs is simple: stack one block on top of another. Made of eco-friendly pine wood from New Zealand, their specific size and shape and weight allows building that is simply not possible with other building toys. Build a small cabin by the lake or a tower that reaches the stars!
  • Item #: 063088
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $17.50
    Calling all architects! Design buildings suited to particular kinds of folk for different needs. What kind of features would work well on a school for robots? Set includes six client cards, six project cards, ten think cards, a drawing frame/content case, an idea pad, a drawing pad, and instructions/rules.
  • Item #: 063985
    ISBN: 9780763669904
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.25

      This very detailed book starts off by getting the reader to look around them and think about how far technology has brought us in how comfortably we live. Today, we take running water and electricity for granted. Buildings were adapted for safety and a need to house the population. Illustrations and a very well-written text walk you through various man-made structures. Several pages even fold out to show a larger illustration. Some notable buildings include the Pyramid of Djoser in Egypt, various temples of Greece, the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Notre Dame in Paris, the Forbidden City in Beijing and lots more. You don’t just read about the architecture, you learn about the individual artisans who worked together, who paid for the structures, and problems that arose during construction. There is so much historical information, you could add this to about any world history curriculum or even create an original unit study around this beautiful hardcover book! Author Patrick Dillon, illustrated by Stephen Biesty. Hc, 10” x 11.5”, 95pp. ~ Sara


  • Item #: 000662
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    Builds 10 models, such as a space ship, helicopter, and rover. 126 pcs.

  • Item #: 015783
    ISBN: 9781591747932
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.98
    Blast off as you get ready to make your own spaceship with the help of this fun kit! This Klutz kit contains a full-color instruction manual full of step-by-step illustrations that show you how to use the 180 sturdy cardboard building cards included to create a model spaceship. Each of the building cards have slots that you match up and slide together to create sturdy building pieces to create a very realistic-looking spaceship. Once youââ‚™ve completed the model you can take it apart and try to make a spaceship of you own design. A small space explorer figurine is also included. Whether you make the spaceship that is outlined in the instruction manual or one of your own, just make sure it is ready for liftoff! ââ‚" elise
  • Item #: 034549
    ISBN: 9781591747611
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.50
    Tired of cut-out put together models? Flimsy playing card towers? 3-D puzzles which take hours to put together? Well, don't despair any longer - How to Build Castles includes over 150 sturdy building cards with slits so they fit with any other card in the set. Instructions are included for building towers, bridges, walls, roofs, spires, floors - anything you would need to construct a small medieval village or a huge castle of your imagination. You can build easily and take apart easily, allowing for reconstruction or completely new designs. Kit even includes a small knight to settle in your dwellings.
  • Item #: 039063
    ISBN: 9780978503765
    Retail: $15.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.50
    It was a different way of life, being a pioneer in the west, and perhaps hard for some to really imagine. Well, imagine no longer. The 25+ roll-your-sleeves-up-and-get-stuck-in projects of all different kinds will bring you face to face (from the comfort of your own home, of course) with life as a pioneer. Build replica sod houses, log cabins and covered wagons; make your own 3-D maps, pemmican, and butter; cross-stitch, journal, garden, and more. History really opens up through the facts, anecdotes, biographies, trivia, and great activities in this book. Well-illustrated with pictures and maps, this 122 page softcover book is sure to please. Zach
  • Item #: 008068
    Retail: $209.99
    Rainbow Price: $187.95

    Students will love constructing replicas of famous bridges such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Sydney Harbor Bridge, London's Tower Bridge, and more. Seven bridges (cantilever, bascule, suspension, beam, truss, arch, and cable-stayed) are possible, with the capacity to build two at a time. Students can test the load strength and stability of different bridges, do cost analysis, research background information and more. 2,282 pieces. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 048988
    Retail: $25.99
    Rainbow Price: $21.95

    This 334-piece set contains materials to build a T-Rex, Brontosaurus, Pterodactyl and more. Instructions and building ideas are included for over 20 different dinosaur models. Use the motion-activated sound brick to bring them to life! Packaged in a storage container. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 036051
    Retail: $43.99
    Rainbow Price: $30.56

    Lauri's Tall-Stacker Pegs are irresistible to little hands. The way they easily stack together and the way the pegs sink into the sturdy crepe rubber base invites endless tower-building. This new building set includes plenty of sturdy Tall-Stacker Pegs and a variety of crepe rubber platforms in different sizes, shapes, and colors. With a lot of play and a little planning, children can build an endless variety of colorful structures and towers! Set includes 100 Tall-Stacker Pegs, 17 assorted crepe rubber tower platforms, and one thick base mat with 100 peg holes.

  • Item #: 067936
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $34.95

     This 403 piece building set includes all the K’nex rods and connectors you love, but in a fun color palette full of pink, purple, lime, black, white, yellow, and orange. Building directions are included for 7 models with a link to directions for an additional 5 models including the Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House, the Taj Mahal, and cultural icons like igloos, elephants, maple leaves, and more. There’s also a 2.5” figure of world-traveler Ava and Bamboo, her pet red panda for lots of around-the-world adventures! – Laura

  • Item #: 058554
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $10.95

    A neat little tool to promote meaningful conversations with your children about things that really matter – building boundaries, forgiveness, honesty, or feelings, to name just a few of the 22 topics. Each card gives a brief definition/description on one side and on the other a number of discussion questions plus a couple of suggested activities to further your understanding and skill. For instance, the Empathy card has "Why does empathy play such a big role in our relationships with other?" as one of three questions. A suggested activity is to "See if you can feel how another person is feeling just by being with them." The 4.25" x 5.5" cards are graphically bold, laminated and collected together on a carabiner clip. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 067933
    Retail: $49.99
    Rainbow Price: $41.50

       Bring motion to K’NEX! This battery-operated building set includes over 25 motorized models, such as a rescue chopper, carousel, and a basketball game, in addition to 25 unpowered models. Requires 2 AA batteries (not included). 529 pcs.

  • Item #: 063468
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $28.95
    This kit adds wheels to the classic building toy that has been around for more than 100 years. Construct a pull-along duck, race cars, and any wheelin' thing you can think up! This set includes 76 sturdy, colorful pieces that easily snap together, even for little ones. Zoom zoom! - Laura
  • Item #: 032485
    Retail: $69.99
    Rainbow Price: $54.50
    Use the 352 parts in this kit to build 16 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time, and expand upon knowledge of simple machine concepts. Models include: a tow truck (pulley), a paddle wheel boat (wheel and axle), and a carousel (gears). Students are able to investigate and experiment with their models while synthesizing and analyzing information. Who knew that you could learn so much while building with K'Nex? The included teacher's guide is aligned to STEM standards and promotes deeper thinking by asking questions and presenting challenges. – Rachel
  • Item #: 012402
    ISBN: 9780448484266
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50
  • Item #: 007979
    Retail: $174.99
    Rainbow Price: $149.95

    There will never be a dull moment at your house with this massive 1432 piece kit and the capability for four kids to build each model simultaneously! No longer will you have to intervene in fights over who gets to build the dump truck (unless you have more than four kids wanting to build it!). This kit is a great and fun introduction to simple machines. Kids can build levers (including tweezers, towboats, fishing rods, and more), inclined planes (including dump trucks, axes, spiral staircases and more), pulleys (elevators, garage doors, tow trucks, etc.), gears (carousel, chain saw, eggbeater, etc.), and wheels and axles (screwdrivers, paddleboat, wrenches, and more). Students will learn about gear systems, inclined planes, pulley systems, wheels and axles, and tons more. Color coded instructions show how to build 30 different models, and the included teacher's guide contains lesson plans, student worksheets, and design briefs. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 061483
    ISBN: 9780395892732
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.25

    Tree houses offer a respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life for children, teens and adults alike. While plans abound for creating a perfect tree house, this book gives you a different perspective. Take the basic, foundational treehouse and adapt it to your own situation and needs. Designed for the inexperienced or experienced builder, the book begins with evaluating the best place for your treehouse before moving into the basic tools necessary for success. Basic safety measures are covered as well as clear, simple instructions and non-technical line drawings to illustrate every step of the project from imagination and early sketches to the final shingle (if you chose to roof). Full color photographs highlight a variety of tree house projects to stir your creativity, or feel free to create your own space using the five basic designs provided. This book also includes instructions for a variety of tree house accessories for complete tree house experience for example: furniture, installing a fire pool or emergency escape hatch, slides, swings and even a rope bridge! The author states the basic tree house can be completed in one weekend. I suspect the time needed may extend depending on builder skills and elaborateness of your plan. A fun, family project book for all ages! In fact, I love the adult tree house ideas and may just suggest building a relaxing tree house getaway to my husband! 127 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 017509
    ISBN: 9781934670026
    Retail: $21.95
    Rainbow Price: $14.95
    This fascinating book takes an in-depth look at the country of China, through interesting information and tons of fun projects. A timeline in the front of the book shows all the dynasties of China, from 1600 BCE to 1644 CE, and the rest of the book is divided up into chapters covering Chinese civilization, cities and architecture, paper, writing and education, warriors and weapons, jade and silk, merchants and trade, explorers and sailing, healers and medicine, farming, food, time and space, music, Chang Heng's seismograph, and numbers. Each chapter is packed full of interesting information about Chinese culture, what we have gleaned from it, the development of different inventions and much more. Tons of project ideas are included, so students can further their understanding and practice making Chinese articles. Students will build a Feng Shui house, make paper, moveable type, ink, jade jewelry, a compass, Chinese egg noodles, tea, ice cream, an abacus and much more. The project ideas all have clearly marked lists of supplies and easy-to-follow directions. Black and white illustrations appear throughout the book, and a glossary and index are included in the back. Softcover, 122 pages. ~ Megan
  • Item #: 068523
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.95

     Now you can be the jump-rocket scientist! Use the included components to build 8 different paper rockets, and then launch them with the air-powered jump rocket system! Over 40 components included provide plenty to build and launch your own creations!

  • Item #: 063464
    Retail: $49.99
    Rainbow Price: $39.95

    Construct a crazy coaster! Use the 561 pieces to build a coaster that's almost 3 feet tall. Explore gravity and kinetic energy as the car travels through 16 feet of track. Motor requires 2 AA batteries, not included. Laura

  • Item #: 063461
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.50
    Go supersonic with this awesome building set! Create a land rocket from 275 pieces, then head to the K'Nex website where you can find bonus directions for a Mach Speed Car. – Laura
  • Item #: 039519
    Retail: $93.00
    Rainbow Price: $59.95
  • Item #: 007964
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $35.95

    If you like to change your mind, this is the set for you! With instructions for building 20 different models, this set is only limited by two things - imagination and the 259 pieces in the set. Generally, only one model can be built at a time, and the choice becomes "What first?" The guitar? The sailboat? The house photo frame or the cat photo frame? That still leaves a shark, swing set, truck, sea plane, trike, catamaran, digger. super bike, windmill, SUV, dump truck, swing ride, cement mixer, dirt track racer, chopper, and a round & round ride to choose from. What'll it be?

  • Item #: 055872
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.06
  • Item #: 054040
    Retail: $24.95
    Rainbow Price: $16.12

    100 pieces.

  • Item #: 018340
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $2.95