Best Toys and Gifts for 5‑Year‑Olds
Hands-On Art & Science Kits For Kids
Most kids will start school at age 5. Help bridge the gap between education and fun with toys that both teach and entertain!
Each set comes with a build-it-yourself project kit and a fun magazine to keep the reading and education going after the toys are made.
Build a spinning kaleidoscope, mirror book, and a travel pouch for your mirror! Explore angles and patterns.Get It »
Create a color-mixing light jar, project colorful shadows, and play with rainbow glasses to learn about rainbow optics!Get It »
Moving with Muscles
Build a soccer player with a leg that mimics muscular movement. Then craft your very own bow and arrow set to learn how your arm muscles work.Get It »
Build a periscope to see around things. Use secret agent tools such as spy glasses, a UV pen, and a briefcase for secret messages.Get It »
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