Perfect Gifts Ideas for your Science Kid

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It is that time of year again!! Before you start rushing around town trying to find the perfect gift, scroll through DAILY CRACKLE’s 2016 list of Unique Gifts for Kids!  We’ve already shopped reviews and prices on these great gifts!

STEM Robot Kit  – Buy it now for $80.99

mBot is an all-in-one solution for robotics, electronics, programming learning. Cute shape with easy assembly is our goal. Working with mBlock inspired by Scratch 2.0, connecting with computers or smart devices via Bluetooth or 2.4G (by different version), this easy-to-assemble with 10-15 minutes mBot provides infinite possibilities for you to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The new version: mBot V1.1(More powerful and wonderful)


The Magic School Bus – Jumping into Electricity – Buy it now for $14.25

Ms. Frizzle and her students take Young Scientists on a wild ride by jumping into electricity. Young Scientists generate lightning bolts, use anti-static sheets, make cereal dance, bend a water stream, create static hair, construct an electric circuit, build a light switch, experiment with insulators and conductors, design electric games, and much, much more! This electrifying kit comes with a colorful circuit board holder. Seat belts everyone! Get ready to Jump into Electricity!


Smart Lab Squishy Human Body – Buy it now for $26.29

With this hands-on kit and tour guide, kids enter the twisted world of the human body! Complete with removable squishy vital organs as well as representative skeletal, vascular and muscular systems, kids explore the complex inner workings of the human body and literally see how they all go together!

Includes: 12-inch plastic human body model
nine removable squishy vital organs
skeletal, vascular and muscular systems
forceps and tweezers
tray to organize your organs
23-page fully illustrated book


Flying Model Rocket Set – Buy it now for $26.00 

Estes, tandem x launch set, pair of high performance rockets, Amazon towers almost 3′ high, easy to assemble, Tiger striped body tube, pre-colored plastic nose cone & fins & self stick decals make building this rocket easy to do in about an hour, when flown on standard engines, this rocket can reach heights over 650′ with recovery on a 18″ preassembled parachute, the crossfire 6 rocket kit that can be built in about a day, features a streamlined shape with aerodynamic fins & nose cone, rocket length is 15,6″, when launched with standard engines, crossfire can reach heights up to 1,200′, preassembled 12″ parachute is included, launch system includes astron II launch controller & astron II launch pad.


Holy Stone Drone- Buy it Now for $39.00

With 720P HD Live Video Wifi Camera 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, Gravity Sensor and Headless Mode


National Geographic Crystal Experiment Kit – Buy it now for $26.96

Grow dozens of dazzling crystals and conduct illuminating experiments with this classic science kit.


Telescope – Buy it now for $44.99

Here is our best value, full-featured telescope. This simple to assemble and easy to use refractor telescope will amaze and astonish you with its outstanding views of the Moon, Saturn’s Rings and plenty of deep-space objects such as the Beehive star clusters, the Orion Nebulae and binary star systems. Sporting a 50mm objective lens and a long 600mm focal length, this telescope can achieve magnifications from 30x to 48x using the two included eyepieces. Also included is a full-sized aluminum tripod with an altazimuth mount, making it simple for you to “point-and-shoot” within 5 minutes of opening the box.


Hawaiian Shaved Ice Machine – Buy now for $29.99

This Shaved Ice Machine that is great for shaved ice, snow cones, slushies, margaritas, fun drinks and more. The S900A Electric Hawaiian Shaved Ice Machine is fun and easy to operate. Included with the machine are two round ice molds.


S’mores Kit – Buy it now for $32.38

Now you can bring a taste of the outdoors inside and enjoy homemade s’mores all year around! With the Nostalgia SMM300 S’Mores Maker the simple pleasure of gooey marshmallow, chocolate and graham crackers can be yours without the hassle of building a bonfire, or dealing with those pesky mosquitos! Simply plug in, turn on and roast your marshmallow to perfection. No batteries or lightbulbs needed! Perfect for guests of all ages, your family will love making s’mores anytime!


Microscope – Buy it now for $69.00

A perfect starter microscope when you do not know if the child will maintain their interest. This bundle kit features the Omano OM115LD compound microscope which offers an innovative solution to the age-old question: Low power or high power for that first microscope? While first and foremost a high power microscope, the OM115LD also includes a top light to enable viewing of macro specimens (insects, crystals leaves etc) at lower magnification levels. It comes in a bright blue color theme and includes three objective lenses (4x, 10x, 40x) for maximum magnification of 400x – perfect for that first time microscopist.


Lite-Brite – Buy it now for $36.00

Lite Brite Create With Light 150 Peg, 4 reusable template toy offers kids ages 4 and older the ability to create their own endless designs. This version offers 4 light effects. If there is no trigger 5 minutes after turning on the Lite-Brite, it will turn off to help save battery life. Three (3) AA batteries required are not included.


Lego Creator – Santa’s Workshop – Buy it now for $69.95

Enjoy the magic of Christmas with Santa’s Workshop, a festive addition to the LEGO Winter Village Series! Gather your family around the Christmas tree to build this enchanting winter wonderland. Help the elves make the toys, feed the reindeer and help Santa load up his magical sleigh. Santa’s wife has baked cookies and the clock tower shows it’s nearly time for Santa to deliver the presents-all at the most wonderful time of the year! Includes 6 minifigures: Santa with red gift sack, Mrs. Claus with cookie tray and 4 elves with pointy ears and hats.


DIY Liquid Kaleidoscope – Buy it now for $48.98

Create beautiful kaleidoscopes and mix your own magic wand;Customize with your favorite colors and shapes;Includes wand with holder, beads, foil shapes, soybean oil, mirrors, supports, foil sheet, rubber rings, stopper, tube, eye piece and end cap;Recommended for children 8 years of age and older


Globe – Click on links below to buy now (both are around $50)



Back to the Future Gift Set – Buy it now for $59.96

Great Scott! For the first time ever, Back to the Future: The Complete Adventures pairs together the original beloved trilogy starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd along with the complete TV series. Join Marty McFly, Doc Brown and time traveling DeLorean for the adventure of a lifetime as they travel to the past, present and future, setting off a time-shattering chain reaction that disrupts the space-time continuum!



4M Science Kitchen Kit – Buy now for $12.99

Teach children about the value of recycling in a fun and creative way with 4M Eco Science Toys. This science kit recycles everyday household waste to create a variety of cool toys. Make up to seven different toys, including a race car, a gravity-powered walking robot and a tornado inside a bottle. The kit contains all the necessary parts; just add common household items to complete the designs. A color booklet with detailed instructions and fun science facts is included. Recommended for ages 8 years and up.


Eco Science Toys – Buy now for $12.99

Convert your kitchen into a science lab with the 4M Kitchen Science Kit. Perform six different science experiments using common kitchen ingredients. Generate electricity using a lemon, launch a rocket with vinegar, write invisible messages, and more. This kit is ideal for science enthusiasts of all ages. Complete instructions for each experiment are included with the kit. Recommended for ages 8 years and up.


Magformers – Buy now for $29.99

The basic set of MAGFORMERS in Rainbow colors complete with 18 squares and 12 triangles. This is MAGFORMERS award winning 30 Piece Rainbow Set with a beautiful variety of colors included in just one (1) set. Perfect for those days when building with 2 colors just isn’t enough. A great set for the beginning user. Rainbow colors build eye catching designs that appeal to boys and girls of all ages. Only the best materials are used, High Quality ABS Plastic and 1/3″ rare-earth NEODYMIUM magnet on side of the shape.


Magic Plant Grower – Buy now for $16.49

Stand out with your secret holiday gift or give to a child as an educational eco gift that will cultivate some fun. You can have fun styling and trimming the grass as it grows to produce a hairstyle, or simply let it grow and grow.



Lego Chain Reaction Book – Buy it now for $12.42

LEGO Chain Reactions is packed full of ideas, instructions, and inspiration for 10 LEGO machines that spin, swing, pivot, roll, lift, and drop. Each machine alone is awesome, but put them together and you get incredible chain reactions. Then, combine the machines in any order you like to create your own chain reactions. Our team of experts worked with educators and 11-year-olds to invent the machines, then wrote a book that teaches the skills (and some of the physics behind the fun) kids need to create their own amazing chain reaction machines.

Our book includes 33 special LEGO elements that combine with basic bricks from your collection to make your machines go. But don’t worry that you won’t have the right bricks; we worked with the folks at LEGO to make sure you’ll need only the most common bricks, and that there are plenty of substitutes. The result is a chain reaction of fun, as one thing leads to another… and another… and another.


Physics Workshop – Buy now for $42.82

Almost everyone has heard of a chemistry set. But until this kit was introduced, a physics set was almost unheard of. Physics is an essential science for everyone, and this kit provides a comprehensive explanation of mechanical physics. Through building 36 models and conducting subsequent experiments with the models, you will learn the fundamental laws of mechanical physics.