Patail Enterprises 


8-12  $24.00  800-990-0869

Light Show Lamp 

The child can have fun and learn while creating a lamp for their room. There are two cylinders, an ocean and transportation. The cylinders revolve, casting images across the screen, and different patterns. The heat generated by a small 40-watt bulb rises and turns the fan-shaped top of the art cylinder. A scientific principle is explained with the instructions. Child 8 and up can assemble, but adult supervision recommended. 



6-12  ($25.00)  800-779-2205

Perfume Creations 

A unique activity product that will enchant children to understand how to make and enjoy perfumes. Essence of oils include lavender, rose, jasmine, sandalwood and orange blossoms. Plus the set includes eight eye droppers, blotters, glass perfume bottles and directions on how to make perfume. Follow the directions. Add the essence to the bottle or blended to provide different smells. The quality of the essences and the 16-page booklet are excellent with clear instructions. A great item for children to make gifts for others, to learn to develop their sense of smell and appreciate perfume. A science and an art this is an interesting project.




6-12  ($34.99)  212-242-3020


A unique robot that walks backwards, forwards and watches movements. The robot's eyes feature four LEDs which illuminate to four different flashing light patterns. Your child can put together his own robot combination and watch the gears as each one comes alive. This product is a new introduction of Capsella products. For the older child who wants a challenge this summer, this is a terrific product - fun and scientific as well. It requires three AA batteries (not included)


Pockets of Learning 


2-6  ($35.00)  800-635-2994

Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly 

"Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly" will delight your youngster while they are traveling. A favorite song comes to life for interactive play. Carefully stitched farm barnyard scene opens up with each flip of the pages. Easy to open and close Velcro pieces will keep everything intact as the child learns the words to the song and moves the soft sculpted animals. Safe velcro fasteners and handles are easy to grip and carry along. There are plenty of choices available from this company of soft sculptures, travel bags and cloth books.