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Slide 0: Smithsonian Crystal Growing Kit
Smithsonian Crystal Growing Kit
Kids will have fun learning science the fun way with this Smithsonian Crystal Growing Kit. Grow 3 beautiful crystal formations. Learn about crystalline habitats and crystals. Kit Includes: 1 pair of goggles, 2 mixing sticks, 1 magnifying glass, 1 bag of granite stones, 2 bags of chemical powder, 1 growing blister tray, and 23" x 17" color poster with instructions. Adult supervision required. Assembly requires: scissors and heat resistant 32 fl oz (946 ml) measuring cup (not included). Caution: This set contains chemicals that may be harmful if misused. Read cautions on individual containers carefully. Not to be used by children except under adult supervision. Goggles are a toy, and they do not provide protection. Intended age for use: 10+. Made in China.
Slide 1: Outer Space Shaped Puzzle
Outer Space Shaped Puzzle
A rocket-shaped space puzzle is the perfect way to explore the galaxy. Little hands can piece together a colorful scene with planets, satellites, and more interstellar excitement. When it's complete, the puzzle takes shape as a rocket ready for blast off.
Slide 2: Rainforest Fuzzy Puzzle
Rainforest Fuzzy Puzzle
Little hands will love the feel of this Rainforest Fuzzy Puzzle. The chunky pieces are kid-friendly and there are fuzzy embellishments throughout the colorful jungle scene of sweet animals, curious insects, and lush foliage.
Slide 3: TableTopics® Inspiring Women For Girls
TableTopics® Inspiring Women For Girls
125 women and girls are profiled in this set of conversation starters about inspiring women. From astronauts and adventurers to athletes, writers, and scientists, these cards contain stories and quotes from some pretty amazing role models along with questions girls will love to talk about.
Slide 4: The Mysteries of the Universe
The Mysteries of the Universe
In The Mysteries of the Universe children's book, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of space. From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, each celestial body is explored through detailed photographs and illustrations that children will love poring over as well as engaging, storybook-style descriptions of each object that allow readers to delve into myths, legends, trivia, and key discoveries about the solar system and beyond.
Slide 5: Nuestra America - English Version
Nuestra America - English Version
Nuestra America: 30 Inspiring Latinas/Latinos Who Have Shaped the United States highlights the inspiring stories of thirty Latino and Latina Americans throughout history and their incredible contributions to the cultural, social, and political character of the United States. It features a glossary of terms and reading guide created by the Smithsonian Latino Center along with beautiful portraits by artist Gloria Félix that will draw readers in time and time again.
Slide 6: Little Leaders and Little Dreamers Set
Little Leaders and Little Dreamers Set
Discover New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Vashti Harrison and bold and visionary women in history in this beautiful boxed set of Little Leaders and Little Dreamers: Bold and Visionary Women Around the World.

These beautifully illustrated books introduce readers of all ages to 80 women who changed the world. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History features 40 trailblazing black women in American history, and Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World features 40 women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists. Illuminating text paired with irresistible illustrations bring to life both iconic and lesser-known female figures of history such as abolitionist Sojourner Truth, pilot Bessie Coleman, politician Shirley Chisholm, mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, filmmaker Julie Dash, painter Mary Blair, actor/inventor Hedy Lamar, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, architect Zaha Hadid, and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu.

Also included in this must-have set is an exclusive, signed print.
Slide 7: Smithsonian Robo Spider Kit
Smithsonian Robo Spider Kit
Build your own robot spider with this Smithsonian Robo Spider Kit. Eight multi-jointed legs duplicate the walking movement of real spiders. Motorized and battery operated. Kit includes: 1 gear box with on/off switch assembly, 2 battery terminals, 1 rubber tube, 1 battery cover, 64 plastic robo spider parts, and 23" x 17" color poster with instructions. Adult supervision required. Assembly requires: scissors, wire cutters, screw driver, and 1 (1.5V) AA Battery (not included). Choking Hazard - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Intended age for use: 8+. Made in China.


Slide 8: Smithsonian Motor-Works Kit
Smithsonian Motor-Works Kit
Give a budding mechanic a model engine kit that results in a working, battery-powered four cylinder engine with real lights and sounds. Its clear body lets you watch the spark plugs fire and valves open and close. This Smithsonian Motor-Works Kit includes over 100 parts that easily screw together and detailed instructions to help along the way. The engine recalls many of the machines, motors, and other industrial items found at the National Museum of American History-Behring Center.
Slide 9: Smithsonian Glowing 3-D Solar System Kit
Smithsonian Glowing 3-D Solar System Kit
This Smithsonian Glowing 3-D Solar System Kit lets you turn your child's room into a planetarium and provides a fun way to teach them about Earth and the other planets. Planets glow super bright. Charges with any light. Glows in full spectrum color. Kit includes: Sun, 8 planets with 9 hooks, 60" (152.4 cm) clear string for hanging planets and sun, and detailed instructions. Scissors are required and not included. Adult assembly and supervision required. Intended age for use: 8+. Made in China.


Slide 10: Smithsonian 40mm Refractor Telescope Kit
Smithsonian 40mm Refractor Telescope Kit
Get your gazing on with this sleek, Smithsonian 40mm Refractor Telescope Kit with tripod! Great for star gazing, wildlife, cityscapes, sporting events and more! Kit includes: 40mm refractor telescope with Tripod, aluminium telescopic tube with high-quality optics, handy aluminium tabletop tripod, 25x and 125x interchangeable eyepieces. Caution: Viewing the sun can cause permanent eye damage. Do not view the sun with this product or even the naked eye. Intended age for use: 8+. Made in China.
Slide 11: Smithsonian Kids Space Tablet
Smithsonian Kids Space Tablet
Encourage a love of science the fun way with this sleek talking Smithsonian Kids Space Tablet with beautiful images and realistic sounds. Touching any of the 21 icons (in Discovery, Quiz, or Exploration mode) or activating one of the 4 games offers multiple learning options, while reinforcing independent play and memory and observation skills. Instructions and required 2 AA batteries included. Plastic. Ages 4 and up. Made in China.