Best Science Toys for Kids 2011-2012

by on February 14th, 2011
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Children are naturally curious about their environment from a very young age. Once they are old enough to explore and grasp in detail how things really work these Best Science Toys for Kids for Christmas 2011 into 2012 will provide the tools.

This list of top choices was put together using the market’s current sales results for such toys and also with input by purchasers and users. Below are the top 3 picks from this list:

Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100:

An amazing kit to guide a child’s curiosity about how electricity works. They will actually build working electronic devices with the Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100. Snap Circuits comes with over 30 pieces which will create 101 different electronic projects. Pieces include snap wires, slide switches, a speaker, a music integrated circuit, an alarm circuit and they all snap together easily with no soldering. Each piece is coded by number and color and with the simple illustrated manual a child will learn to read and follow instructions. Projects begin with a simple light switch and progress to a police siren, flying saucer, two-speed fan, clap-controlled sounds and much more. This set has won numerous awards for learning and creativity. Two AA batteries will be needed, and are not included.

Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden:

Now your child can watch one of nature’s most incredible transformations up close…the metamorphosis of a butterfly. The Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden comes with a reusable, collapsible mesh habitat, a feeder and a mail-in voucher for 5 butterfly larvae and special food. Complete instructions for taking care of the butterflies through every stage of their lifecycle are included. Kids can watch the caterpillars eat, grow and form their chrysalides to begin their transformation into Painted Lady butterflies. Once the butterflies emerge, kids will love releasing them into the wild. Insect Lore assures that at least 3 of the 5 caterpillars will grow into adult butterflies.

My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope:

My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope allows the user to examine not only slides with microscopic sized specimens but also macroscopic (solid) objects like bugs, coins or stamps. The dual LED illumination lights slides from below and also will light solid objects from above. This microscope features real glass optics and comes with over 50 accessory pieces. These pieces include glass and sharp instruments, 5 plain slides, 4 prepared slides, cover glass, slide labels, plastic dropper, bottles of stain, test tube, Petri dish, a vinyl cover and manual with instructions and helpful tips. This will provide a fun learning experience for any age scientist wanna-be. It will require 3 AA batteries which are not included.

Purchasing one of the Best Science Toys for Kids this 2011and early 2012 will inspire your young, curious explorer to learn and create while having great fun at the same time.

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