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  • Item #: 032581
    ISBN: 9781683441175
    Retail: $42.99
    Rainbow Price: $26.95

  • Item #: 021314
    ISBN: 9780823410828
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.95
    When I look up and see a jet streaking across the sky, I'm amazed that such a big hunk of metal can actually get up in the air and fly. Men have been fascinated with the art of flight for millennia, trying to copy the birds of the air and what their Creator has made the winged creatures do so naturally. Early man-made attempts at flight were dismal failures—until the Wright brothers came along. Flight captured the imaginations of Wilber and Orville Wright from the time they were young. Their curiosity was aroused by the experiments of Otto Lilienthal, and these close brothers began a journey of learning and research. They began experimenting with gliders and failed miserably. So they experimented some more. They were eventually successful, but it was a long, hard road to get there. This is their story, wonderfully told by Russell Freedman and illustrated with contemporary photography (including many photos shot by the Wright brothers themselves). This large paperback would make a great addition to a unit study on flight or inventions, but children will enjoy reading this story just for fun, too. Don't be surprised if they become inspired to pursue and develop big ideas of their own! 129 pgs, pb. –Chad
  • Item #: 020821
    ISBN: 9780794533717
    Retail: $13.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.29
    Forget those other paper airplane books with only a couple dozen planes to fold — how about 200? This book contains 200 patterned tear-out sheets, with cool designs like space ships, jets, and camouflage. There are seven models to make: the Dart, Coaster, Bug, Mantis, Jet, Shuttle, and Glider. Follow the tips to fold the perfect paper plane, launch it, and have a successful landing. Guidelines are provided on the patterned paper, but the folding instructions for the seven plane types are located on fold-out flaps on the book cover (so you can keep on folding, even when you run out of the patterned paper). With so many patterns to choose from, you can create an entire fleet of high-flying planes! –Chad
  • Item #: 018653
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  • Item #: 012240
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95

    This fun and easy program is guaranteed to improve your typing ability. It is organized into lessons, tests, and practice material. "Next Step" lessons put you in command of the keyboard, and you use proven teaching methods, such as double and repetitive key-stroking to learn faster. It includes 10-key techniques and instructions for a split or standard keyboard. 3-D graphical hands help guide the student. Tests reinforce the skills that are practiced and provide a measurement of progress. These timed tests provide levels of advancement and make it fun by providing colorful photos and music. After completing any of the typing material, you get immediate feedback on your speed and accuracy with charts and graphs that allow you to see your progress and identify your weak areas. Multimedia presentations on the CD-ROM include the "History of Typing," which gives you a new perspective of the invention and development of typing and teaches the best hand and sitting positions. One of the awesome features on this CD-ROM is something called the Magazine Rack. It includes material from over 300 books, short stories, and articles that you can use to practice your typing with. Also, an Internet site has been designed for this product. New lessons, tests, special exercises, additional articles, and practice material are available to download when you want to use it. My favorite part of this program is the Virtual Adventures section. In this section, you can choose from ten fun games to improve your keyboard or 10-key skills. You have to type quickly and correctly to succeed in these fun games that make you forget you are improving your skills. The games include Sea Adventure, Flotsam Fighter II, Xtreme Typing, Gone Fishin', The Wild West, Tomb Typer, Cliffhanger, Diamond Glider, Typer Shark, and Erik the Viking. This program is for anyone who wants to improve their typing skills and doesn't mind having some fun along the way. Please note that this software comes in a paper sleeve, not a box. Minimum system requirements (Windows ONLY): Windows 7, Vista, XP, ME, 2000, or 98; 50 MB RAM; 580 MB Hard drive space. Rachel S.

  • Item #: 010915
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: 074069
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    This paraglider measures over 18" wide and 9.5" tall and flies over 100 feet! It launches easily with the included elastic band launcher. A tiny plastic figurine is attached in a gliding position. Colors include orange, blue, yellow, and green. Sold individually; we'll assort on orders of more than one. ~ Emily G

  • Item #: 069955
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     Simply slide the wings and tail piece into the body, add the nose clip/propeller, and you’re ready to glide! This pack includes pieces for 4 foam planes, printed to look similar to WWII fighter planes ready for a dogfight. Each plane is approximately 8.5” long. – Laura

  • Item #: 068570
    ISBN: 9781513260525
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

    Directions for plane-a-palooze; Liftoff; and Jumbo Jet themed models.

  • Item #: 068493
    Retail: $27.79
    Rainbow Price: $19.99

     We all know what it’s like to run with a kite and try to get the wind to catch it. Well, problem solved! This kite launcher makes flying a kite a breeze! This kit includes a pop-open kite, a kite launcher/flyer, and 100 feet of string on a spool attached to the launcher. To start, connect the flying string to the folded kite, then place the kite into the launcher. Pull it back and let it go! The kite’s wings expand, catching the air and then it flies attached to the string! Use the kite as a glider by simply not attaching the kite string! We’ll assort colors for orders of 1 or more

  • Item #: 067883
    ISBN: 9780794539436
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.59

       Darter, glider, drifter and swooper: these bird-themed paper airplanes will be a soaring success for your family. 100 tear-our sheets are ready to fold and include folding and flying instructions, useful tips and a variety of game ideas. Brightly colored, standard weight paper removes easily from the book and is manageable for little hands to fold. 100 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 065449
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $20.95

       Explore the milestones of flight with this kit of ready-to-assemble aircraft. Components are made from foam and plastic, with no need for cutting or gluing. The Wright Flyer, Blue Angels F/A-18 and the Space Shuttle are all gliders, while the Spirit of St. Louis has a wind-up rubber band-powered propeller. And, the foam pieces are all printed in full color!

  • Item #: 064608
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    Wind it up and let it fly! This fun, colorful bird really flaps its wings (based off the ornithopter designs by Da Vinci himself!) and can fly up to 150 feet! Simply wind the enclosed rubber band 50 times, then release the trigger under the right wing as you give it a gentle toss (Remember: it propels itself, so don’t throw it like a glider!) Once you get the hang of it, try changing the position of the tail to see what kind of interesting flight patterns this bird is capable of! The plastic construction makes it very lightweight and sturdy enough to take a rough landing. A spare rubber band is also included, just in case. Happy flying! – Laura

  • Item #: 064260
    Retail: $19.99
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    What's more convenient than going to the park and more compact and affordable than a swing set? Installing a Swing Time Swing from any tree branch, or even right inside your home! Sturdy enough to withstand years of weather and play and simple to attach.  Secure the two attached 5 polypropylene rope ends to a limb or bar and youre good to go! Non-flexible 17 bench is made from sturdy plastic.

  • Item #: 063543
    ISBN: 9781631060380
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

    Make over 180 paper airplanes! This kit comes with a 72 page full-color book with directions for 12 styles of planes to be made on 48 designs of pre-printed paper with over 180 sheets in total. Multiples of each sheet allow you to make more of that same design. Many of the sheets have pre-printed lines for easy folding, while some are just fun patterns for funky fliers. Everything fits inside the clear plastic storage box to keep your papers from getting torn or lost. Laura

  • Item #: 062622
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $8.90
  • Item #: 062614
    Retail: $49.95
    Rainbow Price: $44.90
    A 71-piece kit that includes the story of two children taking a trip and the flying machines they encounter along the way. Children can build the different aircraft as you read the story – a passenger jet, helicopter, seaplane, biplane, space shuttle, prop plane, hang glider, supersonic jet, and other airplanes.
  • Item #: 062250
    ISBN: 9781632204103
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.95
  • Item #: 056882
    Retail: $1.88
    Rainbow Price: $1.75

    I loved the smooth feel of using this funky new highlighter. It really does glide across paper easily, and it dries instantly. It won't soak through pages since it is not a wet-type marker; it is more like a crayon. Won't smear either! Be sure to recap after use and keep it away from direct sunlight. The glider is about as big around as a regular sharpie, not like a fatter marker. You turn the bottom to push out more color. In fact, I cranked it out because it is so pretty and see-through! The color stick part is about 2.25" long, overall length is about 6". ~ Sara

  • Item #: 055290
    Retail: $5.49
    Rainbow Price: $4.95

    This balsa wood airplane kit is easy to assemble and a blast to fly! Easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions are included. This jumbo glider has a 17-1/2” wingspan and a wind-up rubber band powered propeller. A wire landing gear and plastic wheels ensure the plane lands smoothly. Natural wood with painted red accents.

  • Item #: 055121
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50

    This balsa wood airplane kit is easy to assemble and a blast to fly! Easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions are included. This glider has a 12” wingspan and a wind-up rubber band powered propeller. Natural wood with painted green accents. Features a red tail streamer. 

  • Item #: 055061
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50

    This balsa wood airplane kit is easy to assemble and a blast to fly! Easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions are included. This glider has a 12” wingspan and a piggyback glider that sits on top of it. Plane can be launched using the rubber band slingshot. Natural wood with painted red accents.

  • Item #: 054226
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $2.55

    If only flight was this simple for the Wright brothers. These Tuff Birds planes are a great start to any child's exploration of flight. With their simple yet sturdy construction, they leave the hand flying fairly true and stand up to repeated tough landings. Their wingspan of just over a foot and detailed printed graphics make them impressive to look at as well. For added lift, get the biplane balsa glider that can take a bit more power from your initial launch.

  • Item #: 053812
    Retail: $49.95
    Rainbow Price: $44.90
    This kit gives kids hands-on experience with turbines, turning wind energy into electrical energy, which they can store in the rechargeable battery! 6 models include a glider, sail car, tractor and racecar.
  • Item #: 049557
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.95

  • Item #: 048212
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.95
  • Item #: 048211
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50
  • Item #: 037734
    Retail: $3.49
    Rainbow Price: $2.93

    Balsa gliders have been around for years, and new twists keep being released. This particular model is a two-wing biplane with a twelve-inch wingspan with bright Super Hero graphics.

  • Item #: 036570
    Retail: $7.90
    Rainbow Price: $3.95

    Birds keep the sun and moon company upon this green flyer picturing artwork by Tad Carpenter.

  • Item #: 036542
    Retail: $7.90
    Rainbow Price: $3.95

    Peaceful mustachioed figures populate the soft clouds on this turquoise glider with art by Maki.