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Its A Spoon Not A Shovel

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  • Item #: 009207
    ISBN: 9780395259399
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.25

    Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel Mary Anne are a remarkable team. Mike is so faithful to his steam shovel that even the new and improved gasoline, electric, and diesel shovels do not interest him. Soon, Mike and Mary Anne find themselves without work. In an attempt to prove that Mary Anne is still able to work with the best of them, Mike makes a proposal to the town of Popperville. He and Mary Anne will dig the cellar for the new town hall in one day or it's free of charge. When a glitch prevents the task from being accomplished, it looks as though Mike and Mary Anne will not get paid. Then, a clever suggestion by a little boy creates a home for Mike and Mary Anne in Popperville forever. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 031014
    Retail: $15.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.30

    Although this vehicle doesn't have a long bendable neck, it does have a "mouth" that you can either lock in an open position or fill with sand and close for transport. It also has a handle for easy grasping. The body of the vehicle is made of PP plastic while the wheels are made of phthalate free PVC. Measures 9 ½" long x 5" wide x 6 ½" tall.

  • Item #: 047063
    Retail: $6.25
    Rainbow Price: $1.95

    What is one of the phrases you hear the most often with young children? "I want to do it myself!" Well, we all know that this often leads to spills and messes, but how else will children learn? The Plate-Mate seeks to resolve this dilemma; it looks like a headband on its side that is flexible enough to fit around any 8-9.5" round plate. This way kids can use their utensils and scoop food against the side of the Plate-Mate and onto their fork or spoon instead of the table or floor! Use it at home or take it along, this handy little device is dishwasher safe, and BPA, lead and phthalate free. Comes in white, blue or pink; sorry, no color preferences, but if you order more than one, we'll assort. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 052469
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $16.95

    You have to love a game when the rules say that the youngest player goes first. Each card has a letter cluster (sl, tr, st, br, etc.) or a single letter on it and illustrations of words that begin with that sound are also on the card (sp has a spider, spade, spring, spaghetti and a spoon.) Directions are clear and easy to follow. Kids are asked questions about what they remember on the cards. I think this is a game where the younger your brain, the better you will do. Adults be warned, you may not win this one. You get a timer, die, 53 cards, and loads of fun in a little purple box. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 022639
    Retail: $25.00
    Rainbow Price: $22.50

      Use the 3 ½” x 1 ½” wooden “pickers” (resemble ceiling fan blades) to remove your red or purple berries from the wooden tree (looks a lot like a mug holder). Helps reinforce fine motor, coordination, and concentration and skills. Good for a multi-generational household! Wooden berries are two sizes: ¾” and 1” diameter. From Plan Toys, these sustainable toys are chemical-free, kiln-dried pieces made from no longer producing rubber trees using water-based, organic dyes and non-formaldehyde glue.

    CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 025621
    ISBN: 9780395840030
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.25

    Maybelle and the other cable cars are well loved in San Francisco by the locals as well as the visitors. One day, they find out that the men in City Hall are trying to do away with the cable cars, calling them inefficient and economical. The public outcry eventually causes them to put it to a vote and the cable cars are saved. Not only is this book filled with great information about cable cars (includes a page about all the different parts of a cable car) but it is a wonderful picture about how the democratic process can allow the voice of the people to be heard. This wonderful story is written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton, author of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel & Katy and the Big Snow, who actually rode the cable cars as a young art student in San Francisco. 42 softcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 003109
    ISBN: 9781250003355
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    It’s a field day frolic: a sporty exploration into words and punctuation! Get set and let’s go! This is one of many settings shown in this book. Charming, colorful illustrations and catchy read-aloud rhymes explain when to use a period or a comma (and lots of other punctuation too). The various scenarios give the reader a mental picture to recall when later they have to use proper punctuation. For example, when emptying his pockets to wash his jeans, a boy finds: some cookie crumbs, a plastic spoon, a box of old raisins, 2 gumballs and a red balloon! A colon indicates a list is to follow. By remembering the junk in the pockets, a student can picture when a colon is needed. For a child struggling with mechanics, here is a low key way to help. I love that when one way of teaching doesn’t do the trick, there is always another something to try! Poetic punctuation – why not? 32 pp, 8.5” x 11” pb ~ Sara

  • Item #: 017139
    Retail: $29.95
    Rainbow Price: $28.95

    Raising frogs from tadpoles sounds like a fun and educational experience, but if you don't have the time or desire to collect your own and make them a home, consider this kit. The kit was changed for 2015 and now includes a packet with tadpole food, nutri-sand and a postcard to request your tadpole and its new larger habitat. When you receive the packet from us, use the postcard to order the tadpole and its habitat from the supplier (no additional postage is necessary; please note that tadpoles may not be able to be shipped at certain times of the year, due to low temperatures. Cannot be shipped to Hawaii, Alaska, or Canada). The tadpoles are somewhat transparent so you can see into their bodies and even watch their heart beat. In 6-8 weeks the tadpole undergoes metamorphosis into an adult frog. The habitat and supplies provide the right balance of algae and other microorganisms to keep the frog healthy. Food is also included with a serving spoon to nourish all the way through metamorphosis. A Fun & Fact handbook gives detailed instructions, shares interesting facts about your new pet, and answers common questions. Once the frog has developed, you can send in for "stage two food" and a larger habitat if you wish. Frogs have an average life span of five years. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 031256
    ISBN: 9781940110721
    Retail: $139.00
    Rainbow Price: $138.95

    Apologia revised Exploring Creation with Astronomy in 2016, and with it came different labs and bonus activities. Apologia has now published its own science supply kit to accompany this course, and includes the materials needed for all experiments and bonus activities (minus the food items). Note: The lab kit available from Nature's Workshop includes most of the materials needed for the regular experiments, but not the bonus activities. Bonus Activities are printed in brown in the notebooking journals; instructions for doing the Bonus Activities are also included in this kit. Some materials are bagged by activity, with other items that are used repeatedly packaged in multi-use bags.

    The Apologia Astronomy Kit 2nd Edition includes: aluminum foil, aquarium rocks, astrolabe template, 2" astronauts, balloons, binder rings, birthday candle, boxes, bubble wrap, calendar template, cardboard, chenille sticks, clay, clear plastic cups, compact disc, constellation cards, construction paper, craft pompoms, craft sticks, diffraction glasses, drinking straws, effervescent tablets, electrical tape, flashlight, foam ball, foam plates, food coloring, funnel, glue, goggles, hole punch, inflatable globe, magnet, magnifying lenses, markers, measuring tape, meteor shower dates, needle, note cards, paperclip, paper cups, paper towels, pencil, pipettes, plastic bottles, plastic spoons, red paper, rubber bands, salt, scissors, star maps, star-shaped stickers, thread, Styrofoam cups, tape, thermometer, thimble, timer, toothpick, UV beads, umbrella, washers, white chalk, white paper, wooden sticks, yarn, zipper bags.

  • Item #: 009037
    Retail: $44.95
    Rainbow Price: $40.40

    You may be tempted to bypass this exceptional chemistry kit in light of the unassuming title of "first chemistry set." There is nothing babyish or fluffy about this kit. Rather, this kit introduces rock-solid chemistry to the upper elementary and middle school student. Suffice it to say, these are not childish or overly simplistic experiments. Beginning with making a plaster test tube stand, the twenty-five experiments that follow cover a wide range of concepts. Examples include dissolving salt and sugar solutions, evaporation, making crystals, acid and alkalis, and so much more. Contained within the sturdy cardboard kit are the required lab equipment and an Experiment Manual. I think you will be pleasantly surprised at the vibrant illustrations in this 8 ½" x 11 ½", 48 pg. manual. Not only is it appealing to look at, valuable content includes teaching tips, the ABC's of experimentation, basic rules of safety for the science lab, a master material list and specific experiment lists, step by step instructions for labs, explanations of chemical reactions and other interesting tidbits related to various experiments. Included science tools included: plaster, measuring spoon, 100 and 200 ml. measuring cups, label sheets, plaster mold, rubber stopper, pH step strips, magnifying lens, Petri dish with lid, pipettes, test tubes, filter paper, vial with spoon, funnel, balloon, bendable drinking straw, safety glasses, and wooden spatula. You will need to supply a variety of readily available items (contact us for a full list). Parental Supervision required. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 020028
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $144.95

    Chemistry labs can be scary and overwhelming, especially if you don't have a curriculum that lays them out for you. It can be expensive to buy the equipment and many of the chemicals are restricted and difficult to obtain.

    MicroChem Experiment Lab is a kit that takes away some of the pressure and expense of those high school chemistry labs. This kit includes scaled-down amounts of chemicals (about 1/100th the usual amount) and is enough to do experiments about 5 times. By scaling back on the chemicals and using plastic equipment (where possible) the cost is controlled a bit and there is less of a problem with chemical disposal at the end of the course. Chemicals come in dropping' bottles, so they are ready for use. No mixing and less spilling is a definite benefit to this kit. Experiments may cause for a drop' or drops' of a chemical, so the special bottles are great for dispensation.

    The kit includes a 119-page manual that contains introductory information, how to use it, and safety information. The manual includes experiments and instruction for each goals, materials/equipment needed, background information, and step-by-step procedures. Suggested answers are given for questions in each experiment, and solutions to experiments are included at the back of the manual. If you are already using a curriculum and just need labs, an included chart shows correlation to A Beka Chemistry, 2nd ed.; ACE Chemistry, 1996 ed.; Alpha Omega Publications, grade 11 Chemistry; Apologia Exploring Creation with Chemistry; Bob Jones Chemistry, 3rd ed.; Glencoe Science, Chemistry: Matter and Change; and Prentice Hall, Chemistry. If you are using a different curriculum and just need the labs, just match the labs up to the concept you are studying for a lab companion. This kit isn't a complete chemistry curriculum, so you should be using a course text for explanations; there is also an assumption that students using this kit have knowledge of Algebra.

    There is a lengthy list of items included in the kit. Call our customer service if interested in the complete list; however, the chemicals included are acetic acid, bromophenol blue indicator, calcium nitrate, copper nitrate, glycerin, hydrochloric acid, lead nitrate, nickel nitrate, phenolphthalein indicator paper, potassium hydroxide, potassium iodide, sodium acetate, sodium hydroxide, sodium oxalate, sodium sulfate, sodium thiosulfate, universal indicator paper, zinc nitrate, magnesium sulfate, potassium hydrogen phthalate, cetyl alcohol, and palmitic acid liquids are in 0.1M dropping bottles.

    As with all kits, there is always a list of items you will need to supply. Most are household items black paper, books, felt-tip pens, water soluble ink, distilled water, food coloring, graph paper, ice, matches, natural indicators, paper towels, clear tape, printed paper, scissors, shallow pan, table salt, stapler, source of heat (microwave, stove, etc.), stopwatch or watch with a second hand, table sugar, vinegar, and white paper. Another item mentioned in the experiments is a voltmeter, which you would need to provide. You can either skip those labs or a voltmeter can be purchased at a minimal cost.

    These are real chemistry labs intended for the college-prep level of learning and can be used to really beef-up your high school chemistry course. ~ Donna

    Supplies included in this kit: instruction manual, 9-volt battery, 15mL, 30mL, 150mL plastic beakers, 50mL glass beaker, Capillary tubes, Chromatography paper, Conductivity apparatus, Cotton swabs, Electrolysis device, Felt-tip pen with black, water-soluble ink, 10mL plastic, graduated cylinder, 1.0mL measuring spoon, Graduated, mini, and thin stem pipettes, Plastic toothpicks, 96-well reaction plate, 24-well reaction plate, Rubber bands, 15 cm ruler, Safety goggles, Fine sandpaper, Spring clamp, 6x50 mm test tubes, 12x75 mm test tubes, Celsius thermometer (-10° to 102°C), Washing bottle, Wire gauze, Wood splints, Lab Manual, Acetic acid, Calcium nitrate, Copper nitrate, Hydrochloric acid, Lead nitrate, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium iodide, Sodium acetate, Sodium hydroxide, Sodium oxalate, Sodium sulfate, Sodium thiosulfate, Zinc nitrate, Magnesium sulfate, Potassium hydrogen phthalate, Cetyl alcohol, Palmitic acid, Bromophenol blue indicator, Glycerin, Phenolphthalein indicator paper, Universal indicator paper, Copper, Lead, Nickel, Zinc. – all solutions are in 0.1M bottles.

    1CHOKING HAZARD (1, 4). Not <3yrs.