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Water Jelly Crystals

Water Jelly Crystals

These amazing pebble-sized polymer crystals grow into huge pieces of gel-like material when you add water. Explore the science of superabsorbent polymers.
Test Tube Adventures

Test Tube Adventures

$19.99
Each of these giant test tubes holds a cool science experiment. Learn about super strong bubbles that you can touch, make and mold your own super bouncing ball, write secret messages with disappearing ink and make a batch of slimy, gooey Insta-Worms.
Test Tube Wonders Kit

Test Tube Wonders Kit

$19.99
It’s a science lab in a bag. Make up a pile of Insta-Snow, experiment with waterproof sand and explore the science of UV light as you use the sun to make white beads instantly change colors. Grow a test tube dinosaur, learn how to make water disappear and make squishy jelly crystals. Recommended for children 8 and up.

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Top 25 Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season – Smart Toys Everyone Will Love

We might like to play the same game during the holidays… Guess which toy the kids will play with the most after everything has been ripped open and the house is a disaster. That’s the criteria we used in selecting this year’s Top 25 Holiday Gift Ideas from SteveSpanglerScience.com. If you’re looking for a toy or gift that makes the person [...]

Water Wizardry Kit Earns Teacher’s Choice Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - A hands-on chemistry kit developed by Steve Spangler Science for Be Amazing! Toys won one of the most coveted awards in the educational market - the Teacher's Choice Award. The science kit called Water Wizardry teaches children how to perform incredible scientific acts with amazing polymers that defy the laws of nature. The kit includes more [...]

Water Jelly Crystals Give Lesson in Transformation and Potential

Sometimes, our students need a little reminder that if they just wait, if they just have a little patience, wonderful things can happen. Many students don't understand this concept unless they see a tangible example of it, and Steve Spangler's Water Jelly Crystals are the perfect way to show them. There is science in every subject area, and this simple experiment [...]

Top 10 Science Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Are you looking for some creative, educational and unique things to stick in their stockings this year? Did you know science comes in all shapes and sizes? Do what Santa does...give the gift of science. Our top stocking stuffers are tiny in size but big in discovery. 1. Baby Soda Bottle Test Tube Experiments $3.99 each These small, durable test tubes are made from soda bottles. [...]

Best Science Toys for Kids

Are you looking for creative gift ideas that the kids won't set aside on December 26th? What about the present that gives the gift of discovery and learning? Here are our Top 12 Picks that make great gifts that open minds and keep them engaged for a long time.   (more…)

Make a Love Connection with Valentines Day Science

Valentine's Day is a holiday known for its dedication to love, chocolate, and… science? The Science of Love of course! This year we are celebrating Valentine's Day science with a kit full of the most eye-catching, heart-grabbing, hands-on science we can find. You can use the Valentine's Day-themed activities however you want, with whoever you want, but we guarantee that the fun you'll [...]

Give the Gift of Learning this Holiday Season – Top 12 Educational Toys

Tis the season for turkey and trimmings, cornucopias and pumpkin pie and gift guides, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To celebrate the season of giving, Steve Spangler Science has compiled our list of the top 12 educational toys to give this season. Do you hate spending hours after the gifts are unwrapped undoing a million twist ties, rubber bands and tape to liberate [...]

It's Slime Time – Green, Clear, Colored, Glow in the Dark and Creepy Mix-Ins to Spice Up Your Slime Recipe This Halloween

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Halloween is less than 30 days away and we are getting fired up at the Spangler Labs. One of our most popular Halloween science recipes is for slime. We began years ago with Borax and Elmer's Glue Slime, then added Cool Slime, Green Slime, Shaker Slime, Glacier GAK, Clear Slime and Atomic Slime to our free Experiment Library. This year we've [...]