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  • Item #: 048425
    Retail: $72.00
    Rainbow Price: $70.95

    Like the other kits from Nature's Workshop Plus, this kit contains some of the harder to find items to complete the labs found in Apologia's Physical Science course (sold separately), and they are packaged according to lessons for convenience.

    This kit contains: safety goggles, baking soda, 9-volt battery, insulated wire, scissors, clear tape, yarn, pencils, antacid tablets, cotton balls, thermometer, candles, plastic bags, matches, yeast, balloon, test tubes, paper towels, Epsom salts, paper cup, comb, pens, sugar, table salt, cooking oil, olive oil, paper clip, toilet paper, dish soap, wax crayon, white cotton string, cornstarch, 1.5 volt battery, 3-inch nail, cardboard, stopwatch, measuring tape, index card, aluminum pie pan, marble, eraser, small block of wood, sandpaper, ruler, rubber stopper, aluminum foil, black marker, thread, washers, balls, Styrofoam cup lip, plastic wrap, rice, flat mirror, protractor, white paper, flashlight w/batteries, and black construction paper.

    You will still need to gather some items to round out the supply list, but this kit makes the shopping easier. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 048423
    Retail: $72.00
    Rainbow Price: $70.95
    Paper towels, aluminum foil, electrical cord, light socket w/plug, 15-watt fluorescent spiral light bulb, plastic plates, glue, herb seeds, foam cups w/ lids, small paper bags, thread, glycerin soap bar, cooking oil, craft sticks, fragrance, scissors, sunflower seeds, bean seeds, pad of paper, plastic bags, coin envelopes, clear tape, ruler, magnifying glass, white paper, clay, cotton swabs, borax, construction paper, packet of seeds, file folders, index cards, assorted nuts, six-sided die, dandelion tufts, samara, burr, colored pencils, plastic bag, clothespin, washing soda, gloves, blue food coloring, thermometer, peat pellets, pencil, black permanent marker, measuring tape, thumb tacks, pinecone, red & blue paint, paintbrush, hanging wire, yarn, cardboard, binder w/lined paper.
  • Item #: 048424
    Retail: $80.00
    Rainbow Price: $78.95

    This lab kit from Nature's Workshop Plus is designed to accompany Apologia's Exploring Creation with General Science and includes many of the harder to find items you need to complete the labs found in the text (sold separately). For ease and convenience, items are packaged according to the lessons.

    Kit contains: safety goggles, vegetable oil, corn syrup, piece of cork, blue food coloring, balloons, baking soda, funnel, pencil, sheets of paper, thumbtacks, yarn, cardboard, cardstock, paper clip, flashlight w/ batteries, spoons, table salt, scissors, facial tissue, soap bar, chewing gum, black pepper, tweezers, toilet paper, wooden ruler, bamboo skewers, alum, cotton string, washers, black construction paper, magnifying glass, sand, plaster of Paris, bowls, lima beans, paper towels, limestone rock, steel wool, foil baking pan, small shovel, modeling clay, paper plate, petroleum jelly, seashells, index cards, pipe cleaners, colored beads, rubbing alcohol, iodine, masking tape, nylon stocking, rubber bands, chicken bouillon cube, pen, crayon, yeast, plastic bags, butter knife, plastic bandage, tealight candle, vinegar, matches, mirror, straws, oral thermometers, saltine cracker, antacid tablets, stopwatch, flexible tubing, red food coloring, tea bag, coffee filter, practice golf ball, toothpicks, blindfold, and printouts.

    There are still a number of items you will need to gather from around your home, but the list will be much shorter if you use this assembled kit which will save you time, money, and gas by putting supplies at your finger tips. ~ Donna

  • 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 #: 048428
    Retail: $75.00
    Rainbow Price: $73.95
    Colored candies, white paper, paper towels, construction paper, stopwatch, animal cutouts, lemon gelatin, red, blue, green food coloring, deep bowls, paper cups, masking tape, thermometer, white and black trash bags, blindfold, masking tape, clear tape, cardboard, deer pictures, scissors, wooden ruler, cougar pictures, world map, child's goggles, breathing mask, foil baking pan, concrete mix, small board, peanut butter pack, shelled sunflower seeds, owl pellet, paper plate, bamboo skewer, tweezers, paper plate, gloves, file folder, world map, continent cutout sheets, index cards, yellow, red, blue, green colored beads, water bottle, pin, large balloon, plastic bags, cardstock, hanging wire, yarn, PVC pipe, foam board, permanent black marker, flashlight w/ batteries, foam cup w/lid, nail polish, chalk, copies of human body, shovel, oblong baking tray.
  • Item #: 065671
    Retail: $18.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.25

  • Item #: 048427
    Retail: $78.00
    Rainbow Price: $77.75
    Personal-sized fans, AA batteries, pepper packets, balloon, construction paper, glue, plastic cup, paper cup, nails, blue drink mix, yellow drink mix, spoon, cardstock, clear tape, small cups, table salt, paper clip, pencil, colored yarn, petroleum jelly, gloves, stopwatch, plastic bags, chalk, tape measure, small box, vanilla, sea shell, Cheerios, disposable containers, sand, modeling clay, black permanent marker, plaster of Paris, thermometer, wooden ruler, battery holder, insulated copper wire, electrical tape small light bulb, light bulb holder, file folders, index cards, six-sided die, sea animal game pieces, Triops, colored pencils, scissors, cardboard, sheets of foam, dropper pipette, water bottle w/lid, large & small google eyes, brown & red pipe cleaners, cotton string, red drink mix, coral specimen, plastic tubing, binder w/lined paper, toothpicks, feathers, straws.
  • Item #: 041611
    ISBN: 9780974665207
    Retail: $12.50
    Rainbow Price: $7.48

    What a fun way for kids to develop their fine motor skills! Each page of the board book has a cute little story and instructions on how to complete the picture using Wikki Stix (36 six-inch pieces are included). For example, children will finish wrapping a package with ribbon, add seaweed to the ocean floor, lace up a sneaker, and put a tail on the kite. There are 15 activities in all, and kids can press the Stix directly on the pages (Stix will attach with very little pressure, and any waxy residue can be wiped away with a paper towel). In case you're unfamiliar with Wikki Stix, they are reusable, extremely flexible pieces of wax covered yarn. For more information on Wikki Stix and other Wikki Stix products available, please see the Art section of the catalog. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 044932
    ISBN: 9781602680111
    Retail: $13.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.25

    Or, in home school language: a literature-based unit study. This one uses some of my very favorite children's picture books (see list below). For each of the 18 books, there's a story summary and a "before the story", "during the story" and "after the story" suggestion. A helpful shaded box points out themes, skills, vocabulary, and related books. This is followed by "connections" to curriculum areas including: language arts, math, science, problem-solving and social skills, fine motor, gross motor, visual discrimination, art, and creative dramatics. Reproducible activity pages are provided for some of these. This is great for preschool, as you can center one or several days around these books, themes and activities – even an entire week if you integrate the related literature selections. As an example, for If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, emphasized themes are: being a good host, patience, real and fantasy. Skills focused on are making predictions, alphabet, counting, biology, and manners. Special vocabulary is carried away, comfortable, finished, mustache, remind. Related books include If You Take a Mouse to School and If You Give a Moose a Muffin. Before reading the book, you ask your child to predict what might happen if they gave a mouse a cookie and relate that to what they do when they get a cookie. During the story, you take advantage of the many "cliffhangers" in the book, allowing children to guess at the sentence endings before turning the page. After the story, the author suggests additional readings (this is because children have such fun with the outlandish turns of events – most stories have other activities in this section). There are two Language Arts Connections; one is playing with magnetic letters on a cookie sheet (related to the drawn red letters and cookies on the book cover); the other is to make alphabet cookies (sounds yummy!). For a math activity, there's a reproducible page for children to match the chocolate chip cookies with the same number of chips. Science Connections have you researching what mice really eat. If you have access to a mouse, the book suggests experimenting with various foods. If not, you'll have to settle for using another book, using the internet, or visiting a pet store. In Problem-Solving and Social Skills Connections, children practice being good hosts or hostesses. You can play the mouse and let your child entertain you (tea party, anyone)? Then, as the mouse does in the story, children practice fine motor skills by drawing pictures of a scene from the book or of their family as the mouse does. Children practice writing their names (using tracing paper), tape it to the artwork, and then to the refrigerator, just like mouse. For Gross Motor Connections, you again mimic the mouse, this time in sweeping and cleaning (remember, the mouse got carried away and swept the entire house!). The book suggests supplementing with a little house-sweeping music of your choice. In Art Connections, children construct Barbershop Portraits as you reread the book, paying special attention to the part where mouse trims his hair. Children paste long strands of yarn to self-portraits for hair (deliberately making the hair in need of a trim). After the glue dries, children use safety scissors to "cut" their hair to a desired length. In Creative Dramatics Connections children practice proper mealtime manners. After rereading the section of the book where mouse asks for a straw and a napkin with his cookie snack, you provide yourself and your child(ren) with paper plates, empty cups and straws, and napkins. Then you pretend to be a group of mice, eating cookies and drinking milk, demonstrating how to eat a cookie over your plate, use your napkin and drink properly with a straw. If children do well, follow through with real cookies and milk then show children how to clean up after the meal. A final reproducible page has children color the pictures that show how someone in the family takes care of them (also great as a discussion starter).

  • Item #: 024222
    ISBN: 9780671664671
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    A simple and charming story written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola. Charlie is a shepherd with a cozy house, a flock of sheep and a big hat. What does not have is a cloak to keep him warm. Charlie then shears his sheep, washes the wool, cards it, spins it into yarn, collects berries to dye it, weaves it into cloth then sews the cloth into a cloak. There is some good vocabulary in here that children may not know. The drawings are simple and cleverly done as Charlie’s sheep attempt to “help” him make his cloak. Good for your emerging readers. 7.5” x 8.5”, 32 pp, pb. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 002612
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.25
  • Item #: 001354
    ISBN: 9780935278903
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.66

    Using one or four patch blocks, children learn to use a quilt plan, use a template to draw and cut the shapes, and with the skills learned in My First Sewing Book, stitch a pieced quilt with sashing strips and blocks. The quilt is finished by attaching the back with the pillow-making process. The three pieces of the quilt are fastened using yarn ties so that the quilt can be "in use" while quilting each square. Kit includes a poster board template, quilt plans to color, and ideas for more quilts. - Stephanie

  • Item #: 073381
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.95

  • Item #: 073380
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.95

  • Item #: 073379
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.95

  • Item #: 073378
    Retail: $27.95
    Rainbow Price: $21.75

  • Item #: 072947
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

    Each soft baby doll is 11.5” tall with embroidered facial features, a tiny patch of yarn or felt hair, and belly buttons. The doll clothes are removable, and each doll also includes a magnetic fabric pacifier. Includes one girl doll with a tutu, a tiara, a bag, and a pillow.  

  • Item #: 072946
    Retail: $21.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

    Each soft baby doll is 11.5" tall with embroidered facial features, a tiny patch of yarn or felt hair, and belly buttons. The doll clothes are removable, and each doll also includes a magnetic fabric pacifier. Includes one girl doll with a pink flower dress.

  • Item #: 072945
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

    Each soft baby doll is 11.5” tall with embroidered facial features, a tiny patch of yarn or felt hair, and belly buttons. The doll clothes are removable, and each doll also includes a magnetic fabric pacifier. Includes one boy doll with a dinosaur onesie, a mini coloring book, and a baby dinosaur plush.

  • Item #: 069687
    Retail: $28.95
    Rainbow Price: $21.95

  • Item #: 069686
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $10.95

     Make two colorful coasters while learning needlepoint and improving hand-eye coordination. This kit includes two 4”x4” plastic canvas coasters, lots of 100% wool yarn, a metal needle, and detailed instructions. Perfect for a beginner of any age! 

  • Item #: 069224
    Retail: $25.99
    Rainbow Price: $20.75

      Snuggle up with your doll in matching slipper socks! This kit uses super simple knitting looms to create adorable slippers in way less time than traditional knitting. The purple, blue, and white variegated is pretty to work with, and there are included soles and ribbon embellishments that are easy to sew on to your finished slippers for added durability and style. The looms are reusable with any yarn of a similar thickness, so you’ll be able to make more pairs as gifts for friends and family. – Laura

  • Item #: 068098
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $18.95

     Finished giraffes stand 12.75” and 9.75” tall

  • Item #: 068097
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $18.95

    Completed sizes:

    Larger Elephant is 8" tall, 8.5" long and approximately 4" wide. 

    Smaller Elephant is 3.5" tall, 4.5" long and approximately 3.25" wide. 

  • Item #: 068094
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.75

     Create your own yarn-wrapped wire fairy tree with a little tree house, ladder, swing and even a fairy! It’s the perfect combination of imagination and guidance to make something cute to play with. Shades of green and pink, with touches of orange and turquoise. Finished tree will be about 10” high.

  • Item #: 067644
    ISBN: 9781338158847
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $18.75

     This simple technique reminds me of a combination of rug hooking and making PlushCraft® pillows – creating soft texture with yarn loops, but by using a special tool to push the yarn through the burlap backing. The tool is like an awl with a hollow handle. Thread the yarn through, punch it through the fabric to create a yarn loop. More yarn will thread through the handle so you can keep going until it’s time to switch colors. The tool is notched so you create evenly sized loops every time.
      Everything you need to make a 9x9” pillow is included: 5 colors of super soft chenille yarn (pink, yellow, purple, green, and white), burlap, stuffing, felt, embroidery floss, a needle, 8 design templates, and a reusable frame and punch tool. Although the kit only includes supplies for one pillow, you could easily purchase additional supplies and create an endless amount of pillows. Make the first one for yourself, then give the rest as gifts to friends and family! – Laura

  • Item #: 066549
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $25.49

     This kit makes a custom, comfy blanket! Arrange the 48 fleece squares according to the directions or create your own pattern out of the teal, floral, purple, lilac, pink, and pastel pink squares. Tie them according to the directions and that’s it! You’ve created your own warm, cuddly throw, perfect for sleepovers, movie nights, and more. Finished blanket is approximately 4x5’ when arranged in a 6x8 grid. 

  • Item #: 066520
    ISBN: 9781338106435
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.25

     Make three kitties of your own color design! Kit includes starter yarn, pom pom maker, eyes, comb, ears, glue, pipe cleaners and little pom poms for the faces. There are instructions for a long & short haired kitty, a calico, tuxedo, tabby, “Tortie” and Persian! Just add more yarn to make all of the designs.

  • Item #: 066065
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $8.75
  • Item #: 065672
    Retail: $18.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.25