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  • Item #: 044921
    Retail: $18.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    If you crossed a common, ordinary pocket microscope with a Swiss Army knife, you just might end up with the X-Scope. Truly the "Cadillac" of magnification tools, this handy little pocket-size 30x microscope also includes an 8x pull-out telescope, a 9x magnifying hand lens, a clock, a whistle, a compass and a flashlight! Ok, if you aren't bedazzled with all those extra features, you will definitely be impressed with the quality of magnification and the bright, sharp viewing provided by the LED bulb. Just flip the light switch, place the object you want to observe underneath, and look through the lens on the top. Compared to other pocket microscopes in our office, this one allowed us to see all those Asian beetles in our office in much more detail! Jess

  • Item #: 071347
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    Includes cave, toadstool house, base, rainbow, watering can, 4 gardening tools, seed packet, Dahlia the Fairy, Pebbles the Turtle, and Celeste the Unicorn.

  • Item #: 062175
    Retail: $43.95
    Rainbow Price: $31.95

    Are you into robotics, but don't just want another nameless, bumbling, human-shaped thing? Perhaps you crave something that mimics nature's many wonders… like a Frilled Lizard robot. Well, amazingly, you've found that exact thing! Once assembled, this interactive robot can be set on two modes: "defense mode" and "pet mode". When set to "defense mode" this little guy will detect threats and respond accordingly by backing away, opening its mouth, puffing its frill, and running! On "pet mode" this reptile companion is a bit friendlier, albeit still cautious. It will still display its frill when feeling threatened, but when it feels safe it will follow you around adoringly. Although the recommended age range is 10 and up, it is worth noting that assembly is somewhat complex and requires time, patience, and vigilance. Instructions are diagrammed pictures, so little reading is required. However, there are some recommended tools not included. These are a diagonal cutter, a Phillips head screwdriver, a knife, and a hammer. In addition, the robot requires four AAA batteries (not included). The perfect gift for a robotics/model lover, a reptile lover, or someone looking to entertain their cats! Winner of Creative Child and Dr. Toy Awards in 2015.

  • Item #: 022690
    Retail: $99.99
    Rainbow Price: $75.00

    Classy looking red, black and gray barn is made of natural wood and features a tack room and 7-stalls to comfortably house your Stablemates horses. Roof lifts back for accessible play; windows, doors, and stall doors open and close. Set includes barn, grey Peruvian Paso Fino, red roan pony, fencing, feed bag, water trough, hay bale, and stickers. Stable measures 28”L x 16.34”W x 8.625”H when assembled.

  • 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 #: 008811
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $10.50
    Did you know that Herbert Hoover worked as a mining engineer? Or that Andrew Jackson was the first president born in a log cabin? Learn these and many other interesting facts about the presidents as you play this educational game. Each player takes a turn guessing the correct president after a random fact is read about him (some facts are more obvious than others). When a player guesses the correct president, he keeps his card and the first one to collect five cards wins the game. There are two presidential "reference" cards listing all the presidents and the dates they were in office along with dates of wars. These can be "cheat sheets" for all the players to reference before making their guess. Detailed instructions are included for individual or team play. Made in the USA. ~ Gina
  • Item #: 002388
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

    This fun-filled educational game teaches horse lovers of all ages how to recognize horses by breed, color, and marking. Three different adventures take players through a learning journey of 32 different breeds. The first is called Mustang Adventure, and players are Mustang ranch escapees trying to survive in the wild. Players compete to gather a large herd of mares and foals and keep them safe from danger. In the second adventure, Rancher's Roundup, players are on the other side of the fence as ranchers trying to recapture their horses by brand and be the first to herd them to Green Valley. The third adventure, Rancher's Revenge, is a strategy game as you round up horses by groupings including breed, color, and markings. Game contains rules for all 3 of these variations, 3 solitaire games, 55 horse cards in full color displaying the horse on the front (all have cool names like Bustin' Dust or Thunderbolt) and information about them on the back, 4 playing pieces, adventure cards, game board, die, and a booklet containing rules of play, horse information and a reading list. Whether players are ranchers or wild mustangs, they are sure to have lots of fun and learn a lot on the way! ~ Megan

    CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • 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 #: 047955
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.50

    Even young players can start identifying animal tracks with this fun game! Animal Tracks! includes 40 animal track cards and 40 animal cards. The track cards include a black print of the animal track, the animal's name, and the typical size of the track. Animal cards feature a full-color photo of the animal and its name. Directions for three games are printed inside the box lid (Yay! No papers to lose!); Concentration, Bingo, or "Guess the Tracks." If you're studying animals and/or tracking in your science curriculum, these would make nice thick flashcards as well. Any way you use them, players are sure to gain familiarity with the shape of the animal tracks and the animals that make them, while having some fun too! – Jess

  • 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 #: 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 #: 037158
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.50
    Take a look at a hidden world with Nancy B's Black Light Illuminator. This set comes with an easy-grip black light (requires two AA batteries, not included), invisible ink pen, and 22-page activity journal. Use the black light to read invisible messages and look at special features of rocks, insects, flowers, and even security features on money. The journal includes great activities like making gelatin that glows and encrypting codes. The 'detective' in your family can now spend hours revealing unseen mysteries.
  • Item #: 067642
    ISBN: 9781338106459
    Retail: $21.99
    Rainbow Price: $16.50

     Crafty, project-loving kids will love this soap-making kit! It has all the basics and more – glitter, gift boxes, and even stickers for the soap! These soaps will look cute and smell great if you add the included scent (smells heavenly!). A booklet contains safety info, instructions, science experiments, project ideas, and tidbits of science-related explanations and facts. Makes from 7-10 palm-sized soaps. Includes: 20 blocks of clear soap base (approx. 1”x0.5”), soap mold with six different shapes, coconut-papaya scent, 20 color tablets, cosmetic grade glitter, 7 skin-safe soap stickers, clear cellophane bag, purple gift box, gift tag, blue ribbon, toy fish, and 2 paper boats. Note: Some of the tablet dyes contain Yellow #5, a known irritant for people with certain allergies or sensitivities. -EmilyG

  • Item #: 062775
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.50

    How much "horse sense" do you have? You don't have to know a lot about horses to play this game - but being able to recognize a horse's body language will help! Start out by select four stunning horse photographs and place them on one of four horse stall boards. Draw a Horse Description Card. Players will then vote on these four horses according to three different categories: Horse Story, Horse Word, and Horse Award. The Horse Story is a few sentences of narration about the horse. If players come across a word they don't know, they consult the included glossary. Players vote secretly and reveal their votes simultaneously. They score points when voti for the same horse as other players. After scoring points using the scoring tokens, players secretly choose which horse they will take home and keep as their own. Players will learn about horse breeds, temperament, and vocabulary. This Ravensburger game includes a horse glossary, 100 horse photograph cards, 60 description/story cards, 1 game board, 1 die, voting tiles, and 24 scoring tokens. 3-4 players. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 018352
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50

    This classic game has entertained children (and adults!) for generations. This set contains 25 wooden birch pick-up sticks, each measuring approximately 9 ½" long and with a tapered end. Some of the sticks are natural, unstained birch, while others are stained various colors to represent different point values. An instruction card is included, and everything is conveniently stored inside a canvas pouch. ~ Lisa

  • 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 #: 005349
    Retail: $5.20
    Rainbow Price: $4.25

    Hold one of nature's most destructive force in the palm of your hand. With a small twist of your wrist a tiny realistic tornado forms from white foam clouds. Hold it in light and watch the iridescent currents swirl. Awesome science in a bottle!


  • Item #: 074077
    Retail: $30.00
    Rainbow Price: $25.50

    Picture this: you are being chased by a pack of rare carnivorous rabbits in a nature preserve in central Missouri. Hunting season is over, and the rabbits are a protected species. The nearest ranger station is a mile away. You only have 5 things with you: a ten-gallon drum of maple syrup, a magical flying dishtowel, a particle accelerator, a circus of trained mice, and one concerned parent. Which 3 will you use to engineer your escape?

    This truly is a game of extreme storytelling! Each round the Judge draws 1 Situation card while players think about how to use exactly 3 of their Resource cards to solve the scenario. When everyone is ready, players begin telling their story in the most creative way possible, revealing the resources they use as they enter the story. When everyone is finished, the Judge declares 1 story the best, and the storyteller takes the card! The first player to win 3 rounds wins. If you’ve ever played Snake Oil or Pitch It, consider this their wackier counterpart! For 4-7 players.

  • Item #: 054725
    Retail: $34.99
    Rainbow Price: $25.95

    How well do you know your birds? In this game, the fewer clues you need to figure out the type of bird, the more points you'll score. The game is composed of 300 cards (at three different levels), with each card showing a photograph of the bird on one side and five clues and the name of the bird on the other. One player acts as the reader and reads the first clue to the player on their left, who is the answerer. If the answerer can name the bird after the first clue, they receive 5 points, if they need two clues, they get 4 points, etc, down to 0 points if they can't identify it. Then they become the new reader and play passes around the table. Whoever has the most points after eight rounds wins. For 2+ players.

  • Item #: 037563
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.75

    Kiss Naturals DIY Lip Balm Instructional Video from Rainbow Resource on Vimeo.

    Includes supplies and containers for 6 lip balms.

  • Item #: 047057
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $59.95

  • Item #: 032645
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.25

    The Queen has selected her cadre of loyal ants (that’s you!) to build her a beautiful new tunnel for the colony. But beware: anteaters lurk above the surface, making it increasingly difficult to complete the tunnel! Play begins with a shuffled batch of square tiles, placed face-down for all players to use. Each turn, players draw a tile and add it to the 6x7 board, gradually creating a tunnel fit for the Queen. Most tiles contain different shapes of tunnels, but underground obstacles and the dreaded anteaters often throw a wrench into the works! The ultimate goal is to create a tunnel with 2 unblocked entrances to the surface and all 4 extra special “Ant Room” tiles. But if this becomes impossible to do at any time, all players lose! Overall, a solid game for kids to learn cooperation and a little bit of strategy with a science/nature twist. For 2-6 players.

  • Item #: 027219
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.95
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  • Item #: 073509
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

    This 60-piece specialty set includes several unique shapes for more realistic castles, towers, bridges and ships. Set includes 30 standard planks, 10 half planks, 6 columns, 6 battlements, 4 arches, and 4 portholes. All but half planks are standard length. Natural finish.

  • Item #: 074353
    Retail: $44.99
    Rainbow Price: $25.25

    12 watercolor tube paints (12 ml), 4 Black Taklon paint brushes, 1 graphite pencil, 1 sharpener, 1 eraser, 1 palette knife, 1 palette, watercolor artist pad, adjustable easel, Keep N’ Carry case, and instructional guide.

  • Item #: 069860
    Retail: $17.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.25

     Fans of the Into the Desert Game, will enjoy this fun twist that focuses on the desert ecosystem. Game follows the rules of nature: animals and plants eating, being eaten, and succumbing to the elements (blazing sun, flooding rains, deadly droughts and freezing nights) and old age, the same challenges found in nature. Includes desert fact sheet to enhance learning. Instructions for several game play variations. 1-6 players. Average play time is 45 minutes, although it is possible to play shorter rounds. Includes full color illustrations, a full color poster of the desert habitat and glossary/bibliography. Unique learning tool for understanding the desert biome. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 029906
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50

    This neat little game introduces players to 44 different knots, then tests them on tying these as quickly and accurately as possible to win points. Each playing card in the deck features a different knot, its name and use, and a point value. As soon as a knot card is turned over, players race to be the first to tie the knot and then toss it in the center of the player's circle. If the knot is tied correctly, the player wins the card. If two players "tie" (no pun intended), then the card is replaced in the deck to be used later. The small game includes knot cards, a rule card, two lengths of nylon cord and two small wooden "posts" which is enough for two players. However, you can add more players by supplying more cord and some round sticks or blocks. Several additional cards explain the importance of knots, the strengths of different knots and the parts of a rope. Although knot-tying books abound, the competition, speed, and variety of knots in this game will definitely promote memorization of the knots for practical use - or for the next round of play! - Jess

  • Item #: 029529
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.99

    What lives longer a toucan or a warthog? Like the Timeline games by the same company, your job is to place your cards correctly in relation to the cards already on the table. Each player is dealt four cards, with a beautiful illustration of an animal on the front, and the same illustration on the back along with three important details: the animal's size, weight, and lifespan.

    In Dinosaurs, players are challenged to place cards by length or weight, so this deck is compatible with Animals if you are playing with one of those characteristics. Please note that this deck includes evolutionary content.

    Players choose which of the three characteristics to play by, flip one card over in the playing area so the information is visible, and then take turns trying to place their cards on the right places around the ones on the table. Once you think you have your card placed correctly, turn it over to check if you were right. Correctly placed cards stay information side up, wrongly placed cards are discarded and players draw a new card. As you can tell, the more cards on the table, the harder it is to place new cards! The first player to run out of cards wins. Quick to learn and easy to play, you also can't help but learn some new facts! This is a great game to play with people of all ages with no big advantages to older players. We pulled this one out last time Grandma and Grandpa were here, and out of all three generations, our 7-yr old won! 2-8 people can play, rounds take about 15 minutes, and the 110 cards are packaged in a nice little tin. If you enjoy this one, try Cardline: Globetrotter for geography! Steph

  • Item #: 028122
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    Create fun soaps to keep or give to friends! Simply melt the glycerin in the microwave, add color and/or scents, pour in the molds, and let cool. Before you know it, you're ready for some good, clean fun! This kit comes with three 50g blocks of clear glycerin soap base, three 50g blocks of white glycerin soap base, 45g of purple, green, and red glycerin soap colorant (15g of each color), two stirring tools, 5 punch out and fold gift boxes, three plastic molds with 4-5 designs on each, and a directions/recipe book. Because the kit uses melt and pour glycerin, there are no potentially dangerous chemicals to work with. Each of the 50g blocks of glycerin is enough to make 3-5 soaps depending on which molds are chosen. The booklet shows how easy it is to melt the glycerin, but it also comes with lots of recipes for scents, exfoliation additives, and other ingredients to make skin healthy. While these are not included, many of them are probably available in your own kitchen if not the local grocery store. Such items include dried flower petals, cocoa butter, espresso beans, honey, Epsom salts, aloe vera, vanilla extract, and so much more! The booklet also explains the science behind how soap cleans, packaging ideas, and ideas to get you hooked. Perfect for your crafty child or as an intro into soap making. – Laura

  • Item #: 027224
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.95
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