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ToyDirectoryŽ - Snap Circuits Arcade from ELENCO,
Snap Circuits Arcade
From: ELENCO


Specialty: Yes (as of 2015)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Electronics
Science & Nature
Educational
 
With this kit, kids can create an arcade out of electrical circuits - and then have fun playing with their creation! It's like two toys in one. Combining lights, sound, and motion, this is the most elaborate Snap Circuits kits yet!


Featured in:Our Top Ten Toys of 2015 (10/1/2015)
March Staff Picks (3/1/2015)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37228      (added 2/14/2015)

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MSRP: $79.95
Age Range: 7 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Educational
Construction
 
The multi-model cabability of ENGINO TOY SYSTEM is proportional to the number of parts contained in the sets. The inventor pro series is the ultimate range more suitable for intermediaste and advanced users who literally "play to invent" ! The models created with these sets are bigger and more elaborate and can move with the new compact dual output motor. The series starts with the 40 models set and goes all the way to the 100 models set which has 2 motors and extra gears for even more complex builds. Each set contains printed instructions for selected 10 models while the rest can be downloaded free from engino's website.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36883      (added 7/31/2014)
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MSRP: $34.95
Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Educational
Kits
 
Build this Strandbeest kit yourself! It has a very interesting mechanism: blowing into the fan makes the animal start walking against the wind. The wind power is conveyed to the legs by 2 gears. The 28-page science guide gives you the history of the real Strandbeest that Theo Jansen started building in1990. The guide also includes easy-to-follow assembly instructions.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36874      (added 7/31/2014)
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MSRP: $34.95
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Electronics
Educational
 
Contains over 40 parts. 165 experiments can be completed using the kit, like a spinning lighted fan, a small RC car that moves forward and backward, and more. It stimulates the mind and teaches kids about electrical engineering, gears and rations in a fun and educational way.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Top Toy Debut Award

ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36592      (added 2/26/2014)
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MSRP: $22.99
Age Range: 5 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2013)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Kits
Educational
 
See inside the wonderful world of worms. Learn about their fascinating life style and their valuable contribution to the world we live in. Provides hours of fun and fascination. Features: Plastic worm housing, Tunneling material, Shade, Illustrated instruction manual, Worms not included.

Featured in:Christmas 2013 Hot Toys Unveiled (12/1/2013)
October Staff Picks (10/1/2013)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36325      (added 9/26/2013)
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MSRP: $84.95
Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2013)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Electronics
Science & Nature
Educational
 
Keyboard with optical theremin. Echo effects. Voice changer; Record voice or music and play it back at different speeds. Sound energy demonstration. Color changing light. Connect to your smart phone and analyze sounds with apps.

Where to buy:
SOUTH
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36324      (added 9/26/2013)
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MSRP: $19.99
Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Educational
Construction
 
Leonardo da Vinci improved upon the already-established catapult design when he introduced his own vision the the age-old military launching device. This design uses a double leaf spring to produce a great deal of energy in order to propel stone projectiles or flammable materials over large distances. A hand crank on the side of the catapult was used to load the spring. The scientific genius of Leonardo da Vinci is brought to life through these 10 articulated models. The inventions that inspired these snap-together replicas are taken from the pages of Da Vinci’s priceless and awe-inspiring notebooks. All models are made of plastic and require no special tools. Manuals are very educational and teach how these inventions have evolved into what they are today.
— Priscilla Moore, owner of Mr. Fub’s Party/Toys and More in Yellow Springs, Oh., told TDmonthly in a late Summer 2012 survey that this catapult is one of their best selling Science toys.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34884      (added 8/29/2012)
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MSRP: $75.00
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Educational
General Toys
 
Snap parts together to build different circuits, and watch the different pieces light up. Includes fiber optics over a light organ that can be connected to an iPod; the lights will flash to the beat of the music. Includes strobe lights with different plates so kids can experiment with strobe patterns, white LED lights, glow in the dark and lighted fan blades, a light up egg, and more.
Awards: 2013 TDmonthly Seal of Approval

Where to buy:

NORTH EAST
SOUTH
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34362      (added 5/25/2012)
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MSRP: $99.99
Specialty: Yes (as of 2012)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Electronics
Science & Nature
Educational
 
Kids can build and program their own computer. As easy as snapping together the circuits and downloading Elenco’s programs. Kids can write their own programs using Basic commands or flowcharts. Includes over 100 projects and over 50 parts. A great introduction to microcontrollers and how they are used in the world around us. Requires 3 "AA" batteries.
Awards: 2013 TDmonthly Seal of Approval
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34124      (added 4/24/2012)
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MSRP: $94.95
Age Range: 8 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
 
Snap Circuits allow children to create electronic projects including AM and FM radios, digital voice recorders, burglar alarms, doorbells and more. All pieces are mounted on plastic modules and snap together with ease. This Pro version contains over 75 parts and an illustrated manual for building over 500 experiments. The set uses four AA batteries.
— In late summer 2010, six of 43 retailers named Snap Circuits a science and nature best seller.
— In August 2010, Jim and Retha Davis, owners of Kid’s Center in Tucson, Ariz., told TDmonthly their store sells “about 100 (Snap Circuits) a month.”
— In a late Summer 2012 survey, four out of 12 retailers said that Elenco was one of their best selling Science & Nature toy brands.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 30502      (added 9/9/2010)
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MSRP: $119.95
Age Range: 12 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Electronics
Educational
 
Beyond the basic motion detector or potato clock, Elenco's Snap-Micro I Standard kit allows children to learn about the theory and application of micro-controllers while building their own complex projects. A variety of components and software included in the kit guide children through the basic commands and flow charts required to assemble and operate the micro-controller, which can then program more than 25 different projects. 
― “Snap Circuits do well,” said Sherry Phipps, owner of School Crossing in Williamsburg, Va., during a summer 2010 survey of top-selling electronic toys.
― Two of 40 retailers told TDmonthly in June 2010 that Snap Circuits are their best-selling electronic item.

Featured in:Top-10 Most-Wanted Electronic Toys (8/1/2010)
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29638      (added 7/21/2010)
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MSRP: $119.95
Age Range: 8 and up
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Kits
Electronics
 
The 44 pieces in this kit from Elenco Electronics include a miniature motor and a working solar panel. Children can assemble six different machines and watch their creations come to life while learning how the energy in sunlight converts to powerful electricity. A detailed instruction manual is included with the kit.
― “I can't keep those in stock,” remarked Casey Sartain, buyer for Tutoring Toy in Salt Lake City, Utah, of Elenco's 6-in-1 Solar Kit. Sartain listed the 6-in-1 Solar Kit as his best-selling activity kit during an April 2010 survey of 48 storeowners.
— In a Fall 2013 survey, Kim Emigh, manager of e-commerce at Growing Tree Toys in State College, Pa., told TDmonthly that this solar kit is one of their best-selling science toys.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28662      (added 5/26/2010)
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