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  • Item #: 038315
    Retail: $20.00
    Rainbow Price: $13.95

    10” x 5” x 8”. Throws anything light, round, and under 1" in diameter over 15 feet! Includes miniature plastic balls.

  • 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 #: 072923
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.25

    This colorful and stimulating teether toy has 12 bendy arms poking out from its “nuclei.” Each arm holds a ring that rattles up and down when shaken. 4.5” x 4.5” x 3.5” ~ Emily G

  • Item #: 055486
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.95

    Not only is this little logic game fun to play, but it comes in a sturdy and compact package. Brightly colored plastic pieces fit together in patterns which you try to recreate from the directions booklet. 120 possible designs insure kids will have a lot of options in their play. The pieces look like little balls that are stuck together, but as you turn them around, the configurations change. You are fitting them into holes on a 5" x 10" grid. The entire game is a compact 5.5" x 3.5" x.75", making it a good one to fit in your purse for those times you need to entertain on the go. The game is hard enough to be a challenge, yet easy enough for kids to feel smart! ~ Sara

  • Item #: 038305
    ISBN: 9781929645442
    Retail: $37.99
    Rainbow Price: $29.95
    Sudoku puzzles have exploded in popularity in recent years, and this product allows you to enjoy the logical puzzles with colors instead of numbers. Instead of using numbers from 1-9, Colorku uses nine differently colored wooden marbles on a large wooden board. The high-quality wood board measures 13.5" x 13.5" and is divided into nine rows, nine columns, and nine 3 x 3 squares. It has 81 wood marbles in 9 vibrant colors. The board and marbles are covered with a plastic tray that holds the balls on the board when storing, and flips over to serve as a ball holder while playing. The board comes with 100 different puzzle cards that come in four different difficulty levels and tell players where to place the first few marbles. The solution to each puzzle is achieved when the player ends up having one and only one of every color ball in each of the nine rows, columns, and 3 x 3 squares. Solutions are included. There's even a color conversion card that shows you how to alter any Sudoku puzzle from any book or news-paper and solve it using your Colorku board. Think the 100 puzzle cards that come with the game won't be enough? Luckily, there are a few Expansion Packs, which offer additional puzzle cards at a variety of levels. Each pack offers 100 puzzles with solutions. The Beginner Puzzles are fairly simple, the All Level Puzzles offer puzzles for four different difficulty levels, and the Advanced Puzzles will drive you crazy. The durable wooden game and fun yet challenging puzzles will be enjoyed by new and old Sudoku fans alike. ~Rachel
  • Item #: 005180
    ISBN: 9781438009087
    Retail: $11.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

      Super cute animal sculptures are possible with any skill level! If you can roll a ball, teardrop and worm out of modeling clay, you can make 46 whimsical creatures. The clean layout and simply step-by-step instruction of each project is so encouraging you want to make every one. Each animal is presented from start to finish with colorful illustrations and a final photo of the finished project. The beginning of the book offers tips and techniques when using modeling clay, plus a list of everyday items—from straws and a rolling pin to toothpicks and little sticks from the yard—to help you add character to each creation. 96 pgs, 8.875” x 10.5” pb. ~ Emily

  • Item #: 050238
    ISBN: 9780760362624
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    Billed as the world’s smallest science lab, this tiny kit contains small versions of basic science equipment. So, if you don’t have much room for science equipment and you don’t mind doing experiments on a small scale, this kit is for you. You also get a 48-page lab manual-ette that contains 20 experiments, all using common household ingredients not included with the kit. Kit includes 3 test tubes with stand, beaker, flask, graduated cylinder, funnel, petri dish & lid, balance scale w/ 3 weights, magnifier, 10 cm steel ruler, pipette and scoop, and a 5”x3.5”x2” cabinet to store it all in.

  • Item #: 052865
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95
  • Item #: 038316
    Retail: $24.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    20” x 11” x 24”. Throws small objects under 1" in diameter over 20 feet. Includes miniature plastic balls.

  • Item #: 003480
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $32.99

  • Item #: 072944
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.25

    This colorful and stimulating teether toy has 12 bendy arms poking out from its “nuclei.” Each arm holds a ring that rattles up and down when shaken. 4.5” x 4.5” x 3.5” ~ Emily G

  • Item #: 044709
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.92

    Pound four colored wooden balls through the holes and watch them roll down the ramp with this classic toy. This wooden tower measures about 8 ¾" tall x 5 ½" across, and a wooden mallet is included. Teaches eye-hand coordination, color recognition, and motor skills. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 014126
    ISBN: 9780794537296
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.24

      The child who loves to put together fun outfits will enjoy all of the fun sticker clothing and accessories in this giant sticker book! There are 27 sheets (14x11”) to decorate and 3 sheets of stickers to add, many which you can color yourself. Each page has a lovely theme with 3 models: masquerade ball, springtime walk, nautical theme, animal prints, Christmas sweaters and more! Their outfits are somewhat complete, a nice feature for the littlest designers. A suggested color palette is on each design page too if they need some inspiration! This would make a darling birthday gift for someone special.

  • Item #: 008985
    Retail: $22.00
    Rainbow Price: $17.75

    Roughly 18” x 8” x 24”. Throws small objects over 20 feet. Includes soft clay balls.

  • Item #: SSRWL1
    Retail: $264.87
    Rainbow Price: $224.95

    Considering the approach, ease of use, content, child-appeal, benefits, effectiveness and cost of all the phonics programs we were familiar with, Sing, Spell, Read & Write was our choice for personal use. We have used several programs and read about many others. Although we didn't use this program in total with our children (because we extended the spelling, used italic handwriting instead of ball and stick, etc.) we did find it the most used and useful of those we tried. AND the results were wonderful! If you're looking for something to really lay it all out for you, something that works, is easy to use, and will have your child singing the letter sounds in days, followed closely by actually reading...this is what we recommend! Here are some of our reasons:

    The "raceway" theme is very appealing and motivating to children, who love tracking their success via race car around a track as they complete the 36 steps to independent reading.

    The songs are unquestionably contagious - children will sing and sing and sing and learn their letter sounds, long and short vowel sounds, blending vowels and consonants, and digraphs almost effortlessly - and enjoy it! That is, if you can bear to listen to it sung over and over, multiplied by x times the number of children using it throughout the years.

    The 17 phonetic, full-color storybooks cover all 36 steps, providing immediate, rewarding reinforcement for the decoding skill just learned. This makes good sense.

    The games are not just fluff, but real fortification of phonetic skills. They are more fun, however, if you can play with more than one child.

    The teacher training videos included in the set will greatly aid you in understanding/teaching the phonics program - and give you the confidence to do it!

    Included is a complete, phonetic spelling program dove-tailing with the phonetic constructs being learned and a complete handwriting program (if you use ball and stick manuscript).

    thick, four-color workbooks include grammar and creative writing

    phonics songs are contained in both cassette and CD formats

    The two workbooks and the assessment book included in the set are the only consumables in the program. Replacements must be ordered from the publisher.

    To be honest, we have just a few quibbles :

    1. Some of the tapes/voices are not as clear or distinct as a perfectionist might demand. Some may go a little too "fast" for your taste - notably the ferris wheel song used to practice blending sounds smoothly. For us, this was a plus, since we kept at it until we could keep up with the song, resulting in perfect blending!

    2. The "prizes" included are...well...rather cheesy at best and who needs 4 or 5 yo- yos, several plastic magnifiers, multiple thin plastic bracelets, and numerous plastic sack puppets? When using with one child, one of each would do nicely. To alleviate this, see our special offer below.


  • Item #: 074307
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $39.99

      Take this portable soccer set anywhere! The two kid-sized goals (61”W x 35”H x 35”D) set up quickly. When the game is over, simply remove the side supports, fold up the goals, and place them in the included storage bag. The ball is lightweight with a mesh covering for easy kicking. A great way to introduce soccer to younger children without taking up a lot of dedicated space.

  • Item #: 045763
    Retail: $399.95
    Rainbow Price: $334.99

    Kit I is intended for ages 4-8, and is a complete math program for 5 years of instruction. Remember, the child sets the pace, so it can take more or less than 5 years to complete the contents of this kit. The kit includes Lesson Books 1-3, Answer Guides 1-3, Parent Guide, Volume I CD, 4" yellow foam ball, nylon bag with string tie, geared clock, assorted plastic U.S. coins, 8 crayon set, 2 standard dice, 1- and 2-cup measurers, safety mirror for symmetry work, 22"x34" cloth work mat, 3-ring binder, 0-9 set of wooden dominoes, #2 pencil, 12" clear plastic ruler, pan balance for weight comparison, set of 16 thousand cubes, set of plastic operation signs, complete number card set w/ wooden tray, base ten set, materials bank wooden tray, 8 each of 7 shape tiles, number tile set, and free downloads of consumables for 5 years. Downloads are the consumable pages for each lesson, 'Completed Worksheet' pages, and 'Review Test' scoresheets.

    CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 033509
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $32.50

    Follow Ms. Frizzle and her classroom on a thrilling journey through the human body. Packaged in your own cardboard Magic School Bus, travel through 20 experiments and activities using cling-on human body and parts stickers, human body poster, data notebook, sticker sheet, paper hinge joint model, paper, pencil, black construction paper, white chalk, glitter, clay, balloon, fastener, and suction cup; it even includes a plastic human skeleton. Make a hand x-ray, bend real bones, name parts of the skeleton, dilate your pupils, make a lung model, learn about fingerprinting, and more. Team this lab kit with the Magic School Bus books (item #013548, #060074) and DVD (#053075) for a fun human body unit study.

    ▲CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs

  • Item #: 003516
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $32.99

  • Item #: 002989
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $32.99

  • Item #: 072924
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50

    This bird-shaped teether is made of a textured, green silicone. The bird is carrying a leaf and has a heart-shaped cutout in its center for an easier grasp. 4.25”x 3” and about 1/3” thick. ~ Emily G

  • Item #: 070734
    Retail: $17.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.50

       Franklin is the official MLB distributor and they now make it easier to play ball at home. This base set can be used indoors and out and includes 3 base plates that measure 12” square, 1 diamond-shaped home plate that measures 17” wide and high, and a pitcher’s plate that is a 17”x 4” rectangle. Bases are made of heavy rubber and are weather-resistant. You don’t need to worry about them blowing away. Just throw them down where you want and PLAY BALL!!

  • Item #: 066582
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.98

       Hone your balance and hand eye coordination skills with this marble maze! Move the marble from the starting point to the finish by tilting the board, maneuvering the marble around corners and over bridges! Comes with instructions for building 7 different mazes! Plastic maze pieces easily fit into the holes of the game board. Game includes 6 marbles and 7 maze pieces. Game board measures 11.75” x 8.25”

  • Item #: 064228
    ISBN: 9781770857117
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.75

       This book is written to those kids (particularly ages 4-11) who love to stay inside. Really! 101 widely creative and fairly low prep ideas guide kids to be more active and access the potential of the great outdoors. Practical, simple and fun ideas span seasons and locales. Take a matchbox challenge - what interesting things can you find in 15 minutes that will fill a matchbox? Play shark and have a blindfold shootout with your water guns. Trail ants or build a human sundial. Make a mini solar cooker, a hanging lettuce ball or a snow labyrinth with your boots. Activities vary from single person to group; contemplative to active; little/no supplies to medium amount (but practically all are found around the home) and little/no to medium construction time. Supply lists; large, colorful, demonstrative photos and drawings and the clear directions will help all ages get outdoors. Kids can self-direct for most projects--at least an older child who can read directions is necessary. In the back is a supply resource list, a traditional index and a well-organized list that helps you find specific activities based on theme, season, location, age, or project length. 8.25x8.25”, 224 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 064087
    ISBN: 9780486799445
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

       Start a sculpting career by creating charming pieces of jewelry out of clay! What fun to combine jewelry making with clay sculpting so you can show off your fabulous mini creations or give them away as gifts. Each of the 40 whimsical projects has clear step-by-step instructions with full-color photos for each step. And each project begins with a simple guide—a clay ball size chart, how many of each, and in what color—to get you started. And if you decide to make a matching pendant to the great pair of earrings you created, just move up in size on the clay size chart. The book introduces you to jewelry and polymer clay basics, as well as tools and supplies to get started. Then try your hand at various themed charms (or beads), from tasty treats and animals to seasonal sensations and 10 types of beads. 80 pgs, 8.25” x 11” pb. ~ Emily

  • Item #: 062258
    Retail: $9.24
    Rainbow Price: $5.02

    This dotted, half line note pad is a handy tool for practicing modern-style ball-and-stick letters. Each sheet focuses on a letter with four rows: two for upper case, two for lower case. The rows are one inch tall and there’s a space for your students’ name on top. This set comes with two pads, each with 26 sheets. The backs have an adhesive like sticky notes to help keep the sheet from sliding around on the table, and then you can display your student’s progress on a wall or fridge! – Laura

  • Item #: 054571
    ISBN: 9781620932070
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.95

  • Item #: 053081
    Retail: $24.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    As three players slide colored balls in and out of this 3x3x3 cube, each attempts to form a square inside of their own color- white, red, or black. The trick here is identifying all possible angles, and to make sure you never help out an opponent! A perfect strategy game for a small group of people looking for a short game.

  • Item #: 052240
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    This figure-eight shaped toy may be irresistible to little hands. The squishable, bendable plastic base contains large flat colored beads to slide around each side. A large wooden ring and wooden balls on each side maintain the beads and the loops on the appropriate sides of the toy (unless this is some kind of logic puzzle for babiesif they can get all of the beads on one side, they have a higher IQ than I do)! Measures 6.5" x 3" x 2."

  • Item #: 050665
    Retail: $240.00
    Rainbow Price: $234.00
    Contains acetate sheets, bar magnet, 100 ml glass graduated cylinder, acrylic cube prism, adding machine tape, alligator clip, steel ball, D-cell battery with holder, bulb with holder, carbon paper, 8 ½"x 11" cardboard, 2" C-clamp, Burette clamp, modeling clay, compass, converging lens, digital pocket scale, Dynamic cart set with spring, electrostatic kit, 6"-20mm glass tube, graph paper, grooved plastic ruler, microscope slides, iron metal filings, liquid graphite, oleic acid, pen light, pipette, threaded pith balls, polarizer analyzer, protractor, ring stand with base, rubber stoppers, rubbing alcohol, semicircular petri dish, slinky, spark timer, helical spring, stopwatch, student thermometer, talcum powder, tongue depressor, tracing paper, weight set with hook. You will still need to gather some common items from around your home to use in some experiments. The curriculum for use with this kit is sold separately.