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  • Item #: 000283
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $20.95

    Create your own long lasting, professional looking book! The IlluStory A+ kit contains non-toxic, washable markers, writing pages, instructions, hints, a story planner, and a postage paid envelope. Write your story, then illustrate it. When you're finished, mail it in (at no additional charge) for completion and production. They'll typeset and bind your book, returning a 7" x 9" hardcover book that even has a place for a dedication. The kit produces an 18 page book, and the author's bio can be placed on the back cover.

    Authors have the choice of either creating their book by hand using the materials in the kit, or producing their book online using the company's website. Working online allows kids to upload photos or scanned images and use digital drawing tools and effects (like speech bubbles, pre-designed backgrounds and more). Designing online also allows them to place more text on each page (there are per-page word limits for hard copy bookmaking). Planning sheets, informational sheets on types of writing and quite a few "story web" graphic organizers flesh out the contents of IlluStory A+ and may be helpful to tie the project in with your current writing curriculum. Next step, the Library of Congress! - Megan

  • Item #: 056275
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $20.95

    Graphic novels, comics, illustrated stories, cartoons call it whatever you like, after all, it's your book! Create your own comic book from a kit, send it off (postage paid) and receive a real published version in the mail that is all YOU! Detailed instructions are clear and easy to follow. There are even story ideas and writing prompts just in case you need them. If you have a student who loves to read comic books, challenge them to come up with their own. It's easier than you might think with this cool kit from Lulu Jr. You could make this a summer project. Make a book about your family or a memorable vacation, or let kids veer off wherever their imagination may take them! You could make one as part of a history study! The kit comes with directions, idea guide, a postage envelope to mail it in, 20 pages for your book and cover, a set of8 broad-line markers, a black felt-tip pen for the dialogue, 1 pencil with sharpener and a white art eraser. You even have the option to have the printer typeset the title & author's name on the cover or to use your own lettering. All inside printing will be in the student's hand. The publisher will take about 2 weeks to make your book. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 048359
    Retail: $20.00
    Rainbow Price: $14.75

    Your mission, should you choose to accept it… band together with your teammates, don your Adventurer identity, and race around a sinking island, trying to capture the hidden treasures and escape before it all disappears under the churning sea! That, in a nutshell, is the concept behind this innovative cooperative game. The game consists of 24 beautifully illustrated, double-sided island tiles, four treasure figurines, Treasure cards, Flood cards, Adventurer cards, pawns, and a water meter. To begin, lay out the 24 tiles in a group, with the treasures close by. Six Flood cards are played, and their corresponding island tiles are flooded, and flipped to their blue-shaded "underwater" side. At this point, players are randomly dealt Adventurer cards, and take the matching pawns. Each Adventurer has a role (Engineer, Navigator, Pilot, etc.), and slightly different abilities than his/her teammates. As the game begins, players (although taking turns) act as a team to accomplish treasure-gathering, shoring up flooded tiles, and (hopefully!) keeping everyone on stable parts of the island. On each turn, players can take several actions including moving their pawn, shoring up flooded tiles, giving Treasure cards to another player, or capturing a treasure. After they have completed their actions, they draw Treasure cards and Flood cards. This is the most unpredictable part of the game, as you never know when you will trigger a rising water level which increases the number of Flood cards you have to draw on every turn! Flood cards dictate which tiles on the island are "flooded." If tiles aren't shored up and a Flood card matching that tile is drawn again, the tile is permanently removed from the island… and the island shrinks. Once you begin, it's a race against time to gather the treasures (and keep the tiles that hold treasures from sinking!), and leave the island as a group. If you fail to gather one or more treasures, or you lose a teammate the game is over and you lose. You'll find your whole team strategizing together and breathlessly watching each other draw the fateful Flood cards. Truly unique, this pulse-pounding game is a bit different every time you play and a great team strategy game too! Highly, highly recommended. For 2-4 players. – Jess

  • Item #: 001150
    ISBN: 9781591747697
    Retail: $21.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.95

    The Klutz team decided it was time to see what they could do to enhance the basic LEGO® brick construction sets. After getting the go-ahead from LEGO®, they came up with a collection of LEGO® contraptions that "clanked, clunked, rolled, spun, flopped over or launched things". Newly revised, this edition now features 16 "high-performance" projects, each of which can be made with only the LEGO® parts included. While the old version featured 10 projects and required additional LEGOs® for some projects, this revision contains six more projects and is packaged with more than 100 LEGO® elements! So even if you don't own any additional LEGOs®, you can build a LEGO® Launcher, a Supercharged Speedster, or a Squeezeclaw Grabber. The step-by-step assembly instructions are are largely non-verbal and include detailed illustrations of the contraption in progress.

  • Item #: 069960
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

     This 300+ piece set makes mechanical models with parts that lift, shift, and spin. Can be used to make tractors, construction vehicles, trucks, and more!

  • Item #: 020291
    ISBN: 9780694006380
    Retail: $11.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.75

    The whole family's here - Laura, Mary, Ma, Pa, Baby Carrie, even Jack the bulldog. All dolls are made of sturdy cardstock. Several authentic 19th-century outfits are included for each character (except Jack!). There are also two pullout scenes: one of the cozy room inside the Little House; the other of the garden.

  • Item #: 073340
    Retail: $44.95
    Rainbow Price: $34.95

    Solving the age-old problem of combining plastic building bricks with electronics, this kit provides 75 adapters to attach Snap Circuit components to any brick structure! Combine the best of architecture and electronics to integrate gear-driven drawbridges, lights, sounds, and more into your favorite plastic brick structures. Includes 20 Snap Circuits, 25 each of three different brick adapters (1x1, 1x2, & 2x2), 140 building bricks, and an illustrated project manual.

  • Item #: 005584
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.50

    This woodburning kit for slightly older crafters includes everything you need to make 10 projects with wood and cork. The kit is a great deal, as it includes an electric woodburning pen with a writing overpoint and pen rest, many varied pieces of wooden slats to use in making the projects, paints and a brush, carbon paper, sandpaper, glue, a sheet of cork, double-sided tape, and design patterns. You can use the woodburning pen to burn various designs into the wood and cork. The included instruction book gives illustrated directions on how to create several projects, but there's plenty of room for adding creative details. Trace designs, burn them into wood or cork, then paint your projects, all with the supplies and directions furnished in this kit.

  • Item #: 069423
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $16.95

     3 different sized knifes and illustrated teaching booklet on grip and cutting techniques.

  • Item #: 037636
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $25.99

    This tabletop loom is the perfect introduction to a class hobby. The dowels are repositionable for weaving projects of many sizes, and removable guides help keep edges straight so weaving can be fun for all skill levels. Includes: adjustable wooden loom (16.5" x 22.75" x 9.5"), oversized wooden noodle, 91 yards of rainbow yarn, 3 picture tapestries, and an illustrated design booklet featuring 4 projects (note that there is only enough yarn for 3 of the projects, but you can supply your own yarn and reuse the loom endlessly). Some adult assembly required.

    CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 008480
    Retail: $17.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.25

    Many animals roam the forest looking for food. With this forest food-chain game, learn which animals eat other animals or just what plants they eat. Meanwhile, try to build up your stack of cards. How? By picking up your card, looking at the animal on your card, and trying to "consume" your opponent's card. But watch out! Even if the grizzly doesn't get you—death and decay might! Fun and learning rolled into one with several versions of play. For 2-6 players. Includes full-color illustrations and scorecard.

  • Item #: 022392
    Retail: $15.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    Based around the novel of the same name by J.R.R. Tolkien, this card game focuses on the battles of various members of the Fellowship and 'good' characters from the book. Players send in various people, such as Treebeard, Éomer, Aragorn, etc. to fight off evil hordes and characters from Mordor. Players will find themselves pitted against minions of differing strengths, such as various types of Orcs, Gollum, and even the Witch King of Angmar. All cards are illustrated in fully-colored lore-accurate styles. The player who defeats the most enemies at the end of the game is declared the winner.

  • Item #: 009337
    ISBN: 9780064460903
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50

    Over 100 recipes introduce the foods and cooking that Ma served up during Laura's childhood. Try one of these out on "Pa" some night!

  • Item #: 068024
    Retail: $49.95
    Rainbow Price: $39.95

     

      Skyscrapers stand tall without falling over. Bridges span great distances without collapsing. Introduce your inquisitive children to the forces of physics and structural elements that create magnificent structures. Beginning with small models, children will learn about basic structural elements including columns, beams, trusses, plates, arches, shells and catenary. Explore forces such as tension, compression, shear and torsion before moving into more complex models of trusses, roofs and small buildings. They will also experiment with different types of bridge constructions: truss, arch, suspension and cable-stayed bridges. Material strength and stiffness are investigated as they learn how structural engineers maximize safety and minimize cost at the risk of structural failure. Full color lab manual includes step by step illustrated directions to complete 20 experiments in 3 levels (easy, medium and hard), vocabulary definitions, “Did You Know” and “What’s Happening?” explanations, and more. Kit includes 323 pieces. Bring STEM alive to your children with this quality Thames & Kosmos experiment kit! ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 064349
    ISBN: 9781338037562
    Retail: $18.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.50

    Perfect for the beginner watercolorist! This set includes a pad of 18 black/white illustrations on high quality watercolor paper, loads of tips & tricks, 7 long-lasting watercolor paints, a nice brush and a mixing tray. Work on basic skills as well as some more unconventional techniques. The images are fun and funky!

  • 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 #: 001596
    ISBN: 9780763667016
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.25

    There are so many good tips and ideas for budding animators to try in this boxed set; they will be busy for hours and hours! The box itself is a two-sided set for your animation videos: one is the outside of a gloomy castle and the other is a dungeon. Sturdy cardboard flaps drop down and open to the side to expand the set, and includes a window and a door that opens. These can make for some fun lighting effects! There are also goodies in the box like a detailed handbook with step by step instructions to create several types of animation and lots of fun cardstock props. Also included are devices and props:5 speech bubbles, a zoetrope disk/drum/strip and a thaumatrope (illusion devices), lunar and tropical island props (2 sided) with a 2-sided background, press-on features for your characters, a 2-D monster puppet, a workbench prop, and 2 storyboard starters. The real meat of this set is the 32 pg. book with all of its ideas and color illustrations. Learn about creating a character, telling a story, traditional/cutout/2D/board/clay animation, complex model making, sets, props, lights, object animation, pixilation and editing. A camera or cell phone is necessary but not included. ~ Sara


  • Item #: 041509
    ISBN: 9780688088095
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    Jumping rope is more fun if you use rhymes to keep rhythm and lend some poetry and humor to the jumping, so kids will love the little ditties included here. This book by Joanna Cole includes over 100 traditional jump-rope rhymes, including counting rhymes, rhymes for jumping very fast, rhymes for jumping in and out of the rope, future-telling rhymes, and more. Most rhymes go with some kind of jumping game like when the rhyme tells you things you have to do while jumping, or you jump to find the letters that spell out your future sweetheart's name. Funny black and white sketches illustrate the rhymes in the book. 64 pages, pb.

  • Item #: 029530
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.99

    Games are the perfect format to learn geography, and this one is especially simple and effective. Similar to the Timeline games from the same company, each player holds four cards and tries to place them correctly in relation to the cards already on the table. In this edition, each card features a country. The front of the card shows the country name and a fitting illustration, the back of the card contains the same picture along with four pieces of relevant information: the country's population, pollution output, gross domestic product, and land area. Players decide which characteristic to play by, flip one card up in the middle, and then take turns trying to place their country cards correctly around the ones on the table. Once a player has selected a spot for their card, they turn it over to view the information and see if they were right. Correctly placed cards stay flipped up on the table, wrongly placed cards are discarded and players draw a new card from the deck. As you can see, the more cards that are on the table, the harder it becomes to place a new card. The first player to place all of their cards wins. A great game for learning about countries and compiling tidbits of knowledge! 2-8 players, 15 minutes playing time, and the 110 cards are packaged in a nice little tin. If you enjoy this one, try Cardline: Animals too! – Steph

  • Item #: 072136
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $69.95

    If you’ve never heard of him, Alan Turing was the “father of modern computing” and played a pivotal role in developing machine computing as we know it. I think he would be proud to have his namesake attached to such a brilliant teaching tool! Part programming and part logic puzzle, the Turing Tumble begins as an unassuming peg-board with slots for falling marbles; think “Plinko machine.” The goal is to turn the board into a simple computer using six marble-carrying analog equivalents of digital machinery: Ramps (direct balls down the board – circuits), Crossovers (change the direction of balls – also circuits), Bits (can be turned “left” or “right” – represent 0 or 1), Interceptors (prevent a marble from releasing more marbles – a “STOP” command), and Gears / Gear Bits (store information by being pointed “right” or “left” – a sort of register). When one marble reaches the bottom, it triggers either a Blue (left) or Red (right) marble to fall. The key to programming the Turing Tumble is controlling where these marbles end up!

    To accomplish this, a 60-puzzle activity book accompanies the board. Each puzzle is styled & illustrated as part of a simple computer program that needs solved: an Objective (“Let exactly 9 blue balls reach the end. Intercept the 10th.”), Required Output (a pattern of Blue and/or Red marbles), a Starting Setup (a clear picture of the parts which start on the board), and Available Parts (the parts you should use to accomplish the objective). The process begins with trial & error as kids figure out how each piece functions; but once they understand the correlation between “plastic pieces” and “programmable puzzle,” it becomes all about logic!

    Interwoven into the puzzle book is the story of a young space engineer who must escape an abandoned planet. Each puzzle brings her closer to rescue, seamlessly integrating the story and activity to help keep kids engaged. Perfect for learning logic, basic computing, and good, clean, screen-free fun! Includes 30 Ramps, 6 Crossovers, 10 Bits, 3 Interceptors, 4 Gears, 8 Gear Bits, 20 Red marbles, 20 Blue marbles, and 30 counterweights.

  • Item #: 066519
    ISBN: 9781338106367
    Retail: $21.99
    Rainbow Price: $16.50

    Introduce your younger students to the world of electricity in this hands-on, fun kit by Klutz. Mold 15 different clay projects using 5 colors of clay, 20 LEDS, a battery pack (requires 4AA batteries, not included), and over 50 punch-out paper pieces. You will get four colors of conductive clay blue, green, orange, and black; and one block of white, insulating clay. The conductive clay allows electrons to flow through, and the insulating clay is firmer and doesn't allow the flow of electrons. The kit includes a 52-page book with numbered instructions with illustrations for each clay project. Make a Rocket, UFO, Flower, Shooting Star, Jack-O-Lantern, Flashlight, Cupcake, Snowman, Astronaut, Robot, Night Window, Police Car, and Dragon all with light-up features. The book also includes a list of other things you might need for the projects (household items), LED care, cleaning up, powering up the battery pack, clay shaping basics, how to use the paper punch-outs, and explanations of simple circuitry. Jess, Ramsey, and Gemma made the dragon, and he was adorable with his light-up eyes. I think the amazing thing is that you can use clay to teach basics of circuitry in a way that really makes sense to young learners. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 040253
    ISBN: 9780794536992
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.49

  • Item #: 055054
    ISBN: 9780981924854
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $22.95

    In this adorable game, kids work together as a team to win the game. Featuring Richard Scarry's beloved characters and familiar artwork, the colorful game board is six feet long and contains tons of details in the illustrations. The goal of the game is for all the players to reach Picnic Island for a picnic before the pigs eat all of the food. Players take turns spinning the spinner and moving their character along the path. The spinner contains moving spaces, pigs eating spaces, and Goldbug mystery spaces. If you spin a "Move," simply move your pawn the number of spaces designated. When "Pigs Eat," remove one of the food tokens from Picnic Island and spin again. If the spinner lands on Goldbug, flip over the top Goldbug card and all players work together to find as many of the item depicted on the card, on the gameboard, and everyone moves that number of spaces. With sharp eyes and a little bit of luck, players can get to the picnic before the food is gone! A different game every time you play; for 2 or more players.

  • Item #: 029446
    Retail: $15.95
    Rainbow Price: $12.50
    It all looks just like I remember it! Four trees full of small, stemmed cherries, bucket spots for picked cherries, and a spinner marked with 1, 2, 3, or 4 cherries plus a cherry-snatching bird and dog, and an upset bucket. A child doesn't even need to be able to count to ten to play this adorable "first" game. Play is simple and quick (about 15-30 minutes); just spin and follow the pictures, adding cherries from the tree to the bucket or putting them from the bucket back onto the tree. First one to get all his tree's cherries into his bucket wins. Three generations and counting in our family – I wonder how many future generations will play? For 2-4 Players.
  • Item #: 072964
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.25

    How well do you know the elements? If you’re not a pro, don’t worry – these cards will get you there! The basis of this freeform game is a set of 118 element cards. Each has a crowded but clean set of “quick reference” information: name, description, melting / boiling point, atomic number / symbol, etc. But the key to each card is a cartoon illustration of the element’s purpose or identity: cadmium, for example, is used in batteries and is depicted as a battery-powered robot. Each player starts with 5 cards and gameplay progresses through a series of “mini-game” challenges like War, Go Fish, or other classic card games, but with elements – comparing highest atomic value, for example. The first player to 10 collect cards wins. Other card & trivia games can be played with the Periodyx deck as well, but the most interesting aspect is certainly the cards themselves. Once you’re finished with the games, the can be easily integrated into chemistry studies as entertaining flash cards and other reference material! For 2-10 players.

  • 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 #: 047122
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $49.95

    More advanced than the Beginner's Leathercraft Starter Kit, this kit takes intermediate leathercrafters to a new level with more stamps and equipment! Projects in this kit include a key fob, coaster, money clip, coin purse, and wallet. While the projects themselves are similar to those in the Beginner's set, the tools included in this set encourage the crafter to create more complicated designs and learn to use the tools in a variety of ways. For the money clip, wallet and coin purse, a basic outline design is included. The illustrated Leather Craft Handbook, included with the kit, shows you how to take a basic design, carve it into the leather and embellish it with the stamps provided. A dye, stain and finish are all included so when you've finished stamping your design, you can treat the leather for a nice shiny finished look. Kit includes: precut and pre-punched leather pieces, hardware and lacing supplies for the projects, wooden mallet, six stamping tools, swivel knife, tracing film, contact cement, dye, stain, finish, paint brush, sponge, jeweler's rouge, and instructions. – Jess

  • Item #: 067901
    ISBN: 9780794538033
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.74

    A charming introduction to basic sewing principles. The kit includes materials and instructions to make 7 colorful, felt stuffed animals: a giraffe, bear, owl, fox, turtle, whale and a parrot. Felt pieces are die-cut. This lets the beginner focus on learning to use a needle and thread to attach pieces together. Kit includes a lovely book with clear illustrated project directions (32 pgs, pb), brightly colored felt for the critters (fronts, backs, additions), polyfill stuffing, 2 needles, 40 red ball-head pins in a case, 5 buttons, black/blue/red thread, and a handy little needle threader/cutter. Comes in a nice box (7.5"x 9.25" x1.75") that makes for a lovely contained gift for a boy or girl. To give you an idea, the owl is about 2.5"x 3.5", the whale about 4.5"x 2.5", and the giraffe about 3.5" x5.5". Ages 7+. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 056401
    Retail: $22.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

    Learn 12 different animal sounds with "The Farmer Says" See 'N Say. This toy resembles a large clock, except there are animal illustrations where numbers would be. Point the arrow to an animal's picture, then pull the string to hear the animal's sound. Measures approx 8" x 9." Requires 2 AA batteries (included).

  • Item #: 027357
    ISBN: 9780545647960
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.25

    In true Klutz form, these felted critters are wildly colored and packed with personality. The generous swatch of wool roving features deep lavender, goldenrod, electric aqua and magenta, resulting in blue squirrels, yellow foxes, pink bunnies and purple mice. The book details five projects including a squirrel, cat, bunny, fox, and mouse (with variations on the mouse to make a hedgehog). Step-by-step, full-color illustrated instructions are provided for each project along with "finishing touches" to help troubleshoot any unfinished areas. You get enough wool to create all of the projects, plus a special 3-pronged felting needle and a foam block. If you have multiple crafters in the family, this would be a great kit to allow each child to create their own project. – Jess