10 weird, but essential, additions to any survival kit

Stowing some everyday items in your kit could save your life. (Apaha Spi / Unsplash/) This story was originally featured on Field & Stream. If you fire up your favorite search engine and hunt for a list of survival kit components, you’ll find that most of them repeat the same things over and over. Knife, […]

The best science kit gifts for kids

If you’ve got a little scientist on your hands, look no further for the best science kits this holiday season. Live Science has gathered a group of the most incredible science kits you can buy right now. Is your kid fascinated by the weather? There’s a science kit for that. Do they want to know […]

Give the gift of Bill Nye with his virtual reality science kit

This year, you can give your kids the gift of science with fully immersive VR experiments from the scientist generations have grown up with — Bill Nye.  Bill Nye’s Virtual Reality Science Kit ($59.99) includes VR goggles and a free mobile app that can be used on any smartphone to make kids feel like they’re […]

The best science kit deals for Black Friday

If you have a child who loves to dig up bugs, build rolling robots, or is just curious about how things work, one of these science kits may be for you. Here’s a look at what is on sale for Black Friday. Crime Catchers Spy Science Kit: $22.00 $15.99 at Amazon Embrace your inner 007 […]

Save 53% on AncestryDNA testing kit for Black Friday

Need a gift for a special someone who seems to have everything? Or perhaps a friend or partner who is interested in their ancestors or just in history? AncestryDNA may be the perfect holiday present. And right now, Amazon is selling the kit for $47.00, which is 53% off the normal list price.  The kit […]

The best Osmo kit deals

Osmo kits are add-ons for iPads or Amazon Fire tablets that turn screen time into tactile time. These kits use manipulables — numbers, shapes, coding instruction squares — that let kids translate something they’re doing in the physical world to action on a screen, and back again.  To get started, you’ll need an Osmo base […]

Kids can watch colorful crystals grow with this NatGeo kit, on sale for Prime Day

NatGeo Mega Crystal-Growing Kit

For the earth-loving child (or dirt-digger) in your life, this crystal-growing set might be just the thing to keep them learning and having fun. National Geographic’s Mega Crystal Growing Lab lets kids prepare and grow six vibrantly colored crystals in just three to four days. The kit includes a light-up display stand, so your child […]