Call The Toy Chest directly at (908) 459-0494 to schedule a curb-side pick-up or check-out right here at thehopetoychest.com to have your items shipped. We truly appreciate your business!

    You have no items in your shopping cart.

Science / STEM

3D Glow in the Dark Solar System Model Making Scie $24.99
Teach children about the wonders of the solar system with the 4M 3-Dimensional Glow-In-The-Dark Solar System Mobile Making Kit. Create a glow-in-the-dark mobile of the solar system measuring 29.5-inches across. The kit includes a full set of snap-together planets, hanging frame and string, two strips of paint, two glow paints and a paint brush. Full assembly and painting instructions are included, as well as a poster with fun solar system fact. The mobile is suitable for hanging in a bedroom, or used as a static display. Recommended for ages 8 years and up. Create a glow-in-the-dark mobile of the solar system measuring 29.5-inches across. The kit includes a full set of snap-together planets, hanging frame and string, two strips of paint, two glow paints and a paint brush. Full assembly and painting instructions are included, as well as a poster with fun solar system fact. The mobile is suitable for hanging in a bedroom, or used as a static display. Recommended for ages 8 years and up. Age: 8 and Up
$24.99
Ant Mountain Tunneling Kit $24.99
Take Ant Observation to new heights with Ant Mountain! Learn all about ants and how they live with our NEW, escape-proof ant-tunneling kit. Our Ant Mountain has a fascinating inside/outside design which allows kids to watch their busy ants work cooperatively to tunnel, explore and forage throughout their rugged environment. Now anyone can become a myrmecologist (a person who studies ants) with Ant Mountain! When Ant Mountain arrives, redeem the enclosed certificate to receive your ants. Please note that Insect Lore does not supply the ants for Ant Mountain. Instead, send your certificate to our partners at Life Studies (490 S 400 W, Hurricane Utah, 84737). Your vial of 25 (or 50) harvester ants will arrive at your door within 2 to 3 weeks. Your ants will love tiny bites of celery, carrot or apple (about the size of a popcorn kernel) every three days. They also need a couple of drops of water every third or fourth day. Ant Mountain Includes: Two-sided viewing habitat with safe and escape-proof, locking lid Special “easy dig’ sand Sand rod to get the tunneling started Certificate to redeem your supply of 25 harvester ants by mail. An additional $4 fee ($5.00 Canadian) for shipping and handling your vial of ants is required when you redeem your certificate. Your ants are guaranteed to arrive alive. Or, you may choose to redeem your certificate for a Super Supply of 50 harvester ants. An additional $6 fee ($7.00 Canadian) for shipping and handling of your vial of ants is required when you redeem your certificate.
$24.99
Extreme Secret Formula by SmartLab $19.99
Sold Out
Kids try their hand at mad science using a beaker, funnel, mix-and-measure scoop, squishy-lidded bubble test tubes, and an abundance of glow-in-the-dark powder to concoct 20 experiments that glow, ooze, and stink up the kitchen. From glow-in-the-dark alien blood to scratch-and-sniff stickers, young scientists will never have so much fun with custom-designed tools and commonly found household ingredients! Components: A Mad Lab Journal to brew up 20 concoctions Beaker Funnel Test tube stand Mix-and-measure scoop 8 g glow-in-the-dark powder Mixing bowl 2 test tubes with squishy lids Eyedropper Sticker sheet
$19.99
KidzLabs Cosmic Rocket by 4M $11.99
Powered by vinegar and baking soda, this cosmic rocket flies up to 50 feet! This science kit is designed for the whole family and comes with a booklet of fun rocket science with detailed launching instructions. Please note: Vinegar and baking soda not included. Rocket colors may vary. Contents of Cosmic Rocket Science Kit: 1 Transparent Rocket Body 3 Rocket Fins 1 Connecting Ring 1 Launching Station Pad 1 Measuring Spoon 1 Fun Rocket Science Booklet with Detailed Launching Instructions. Kit includes rocket components, graphics stickers, launch pad and instructions. Assemble your own 6” rocket. Fuel it with vinegar and baking soda and watch it blast off! Kit includes rocket, launch pad and instructions. Great gift idea for the whole family. 4M offers a wide range of toys and kits to let you build a clock, crochet a placemat, or turn your room into a planetarium--all in the name of making learning fun. Recommended for ages 7 and up
$11.99
KidzRobotix Dragon Robot by 4M $16.99
Sold Out
Watch out for the fierce Dragon Robot! A fun science kit that lets kids build their very own dragon robot, which can crawl across the floor, opening and shutting it's fierce, fiery jaws. A fantastic way to encourage children's science skills, this kit is also lots of fun, combining imagination with education. Age 8 years and up Item no: 03381 Approx package dimensions: 24 x 16 x 6 cms Contents: 1 dragon body, 1 gearbox cover, 1 tail, and other accessories Robot crawls across floor, opening & closing jaws once complete
$16.99
Ladybug Land Hatching Kit $24.99
Insect Lore's Live Ladybug Land® allows you to see ladybug larvae transform into Adult Pink-Spotted Ladybugs in this special domed habitat! There is something really special about ladybugs. They're cute, colorful and friendly, and so helpful in the garden. Children will love to watch their very own ladybug larvae explore the paths and mountains of the Live Ladybug Land. The larvae will grow and molt several times, pupate and then emerge as adult ladybugs. Watch them for a few days, then set them free! Manufacturer's Suggested Age: 4 Years and Up Grade Level: Kindergarten, Preschool, 6th Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, 1st Grade Educational Focus: large motor skills, Teaching Aid, Science Number of Players: 1 or More Players Material: paper, plastic Battery: no battery used
$24.99
Live Butterfly Garden Hatching Kit by Insect Lore $24.99
Description During this time of year, it is important to monitor weather conditions in your area. Daytime temperatures should be over 55 degrees Fahrenheit to safely release your butterflies. Watch Them Grow, Then Let Them Go! Get ready to watch an incredible metamorphosis with the best butterfly kit on the market. Created in 1969 by the originators of the Butterflies-By-Mail concept, the Butterfly Garden has helped teach thousands of children the incredible butterfly life cycle. The kit comes with 5 larvae and all the food they need to become butterflies. See your little caterpillars grow, pupate, and emerge as beautiful Painted Lady butterflies, then release them into the great outdoors! It's a fun learning experience you and your children (or students) will never forget. Happy Growing! This item comes with a voucher to redeem your caterpillars online at Insect Lore.com when you are ready to begin your project. The caterpillars are not included in the box. What's in the box? A voucher to redeem 5 baby caterpillars. Please note that an additional $7.95 shipping fee is required when redeeming your voucher. Pop up, reusable 11.5 inch tall mesh habitat, perfect for butterfly watching! Feeding Pipette Caterpillars to Butterflies Instruction Guide Insect Lore guarantees that 3 out of 5 caterpillars will grow into adult butterflies. We'll get your caterpillars to you in 2 to 3 days (if you choose Priority Mail), and the project takes about 3 weeks. Please note: This kit does NOT contain live insects. Shipping: Live caterpillars are shipped to destinations within the Continental USA and Alaska. We cannot ship live caterpillars to Hawaii. Manufacturer Recommended Age: 4 and up Warning: Choking Hazard. Small parts. Not recommended for children under 3 years.
$24.99
Nova Electronic Perpetual Motion by Westminster $14.99
Sold Out
You just can't beat perpetual motion. The Jupiter will keep you and anybody else who watches it mesmerized for hours. Once started, it keeps going until you stop it. This is a classic desk toy here, folks. Pick one up for yourself or for anyone in need
$14.99
Smart Circuits Games & Gadgets Electronics Lab $34.99
Build Sophisticated Games and Gadgets! Smart Circuits comes with snap-together base boards, light and sound modules, a microprocessor, and 31 jumper wires that allow budding engineers to build unlimited projects. Once kids are familiar with how each module works, they can design and create their own custom games and gadgets using the modular base boards and powerful microprocessor. Unlimited Projects and 3D Builds! Smart Circuits comes with a powerful microprocessor that lets kids build complex electronic projects with lights, sounds, and sensors. Create fun interactive games like Full-Tilt Baseball and Color Trap It, and then wire up gadgets like the Magic Message Wand, Electronic Rooster, and DJ Light Show. Design your own games and gadgets for endless fun! STEAM Focus: Technology and Electronics Our tech-forward STEAM toys are both fun and educational! This kit includes an illustrated 48-page manual that provides step-by-step instructions for 50 different projects while also explaining the scientific principles behind each one. Young scientists will learn about electric currents, resistors, conductors, computer programs, light waves, and much more! Making Science Fun! Since 2004, SmartLab Toys has been a leading designer of educational toys for children ages six through fourteen. We believe children learn best through hands-on exploration and discovery. That's why we embrace the STEAM approach by producing innovative toys that provide experiences and experiments in chemistry, measurement, engineering, electronics, and physics. Our toys allow children to add their individual insights, problem-solving skills, divergent thinking, and perseverance to their play as they learn and practice real-world skills and concepts.
$34.99
Space Shuttle Electronic Perpetual Motion Westmins $14.99
Sold Out
Space shuttle executive desk toy. Great conversation piece. Space shuttle program ending soon. Availability limited. Space shuttle Executive desk toy Battery operated
$14.99
Spicebox 4D Chemistry $39.99
Immerse yourself into Professor Maxwell’s 4D lab, and dive into the wonderful world of Chemistry! Learn fundamental lessons like Density, Oxidization, pH Levels, Magnetic Forces, Surface Tension, Carbon Dioxide (CO2), and more as Professor Maxwell walks you through each of the projects with step-by-step instructions as the pages come to life in Augmented Reality.
$39.99
Squishy Human Body Anatomy Kit Smart Lab $24.99
Squishy Human Body Exploring anatomy with squishy parts and pieces Take a journey into the science that really goes inside - anatomy! Designed in a way that encourages learning through play, the SmartLab Squishy Human Body will take kids on a journey through the human body, picking up cool facts and tidbits along the way. The hands-on fun continues as you take apart and re-assemble the 12" human model with the squishy organs, fitting in the bones and muscles - and then proudly displaying your human body model on the included stand! Contents includes: 9 Squishy Organs; 12 Bones and Muscles; Plastic Tweezers and Forceps; Organ-izer Poster and 24 Page Book; Human Body Model & Stand and Instruction Sheet. STEM: Science STEM toys are Science, Technology, Engineering and Math based products that are geared towards developing useful skills in all areas of learning. This product focuses on the core subject: science.
$24.99
That's Gross Science Lab Kit Smart Lab $24.99
Chemistry has never been this gross--or fun! Featuring a motorized toilet bowl mixer with real flushing sounds and a gross-tastic lab book packed with 26 super gross experiments--including "Foaming Flush," "Snot Slime," "Potty Putty," and "Stink Bubbles"--the gross-out fun will last for hours! But there’s more to this chemistry kit than just cheap, gross-out, laughs. As you craft these disgusting experiments, you’ll learn about the chemical reactions that make the awesome gross-ness happen. Plus, you’ll get the scoop on polymers, diffusion, and gas expansion, and how those factor into the fun! STEM: Science STEM toys are Science, Technology, Engineering and Math based products that are geared towards developing useful skills in all areas of learning. This product focuses on the core subject: science. Batteries Included This item comes with batteries included.
$24.99
Ultimate Secret Lab Formula Lab Smart Lab Toys $39.99
Sold Out
Amaze Your Friends and Family with Science! Pump It Up! Mix and move concoctions with the one-of-a-kind pressurized valve and plunger system. This unique secret formula lab includes a base station complete with plungers, cylinders, valves, and a spill tray, plus the chemicals needed to conduct 40 amazing science experiments at home. For added fun, supplement the kit with common kitchen supplies. The Pressure's On! Conduct 40 epic experiments that fizz, change color, crystallize, and defy gravity using the chemicals provided in this kit. Investigate fluid dynamics and chemical reactions with experiments like Pop Push Challenge, Spud Bubbles, Visible Vapor, and Foaming Pink Volcano. But don't stop there! Develop your own labs and tricks to perform with the custom Experimentation Station. STEAM Focus: Chemistry Get pumped up for science! This STEAM kit includes an illustrated 32-page lab book that guides kids through 40 amazing experiments. The pressurized lab provides for a unique learning experience. As young scientists experiment with the pressurized valves and plungers, they will learn about chemical reactions, fluid dynamics, pH balance, the states of matter, and much more! Making Science Fun! Since 2004, SmartLab Toys has been one of the leading designers of educational toys for children ages six through fourteen. We believe children learn best through hands-on exploration and discovery. That's why we embrace the STEAM approach by producing innovative toys that provide experiences and experiments in chemistry, measurement, engineering, electronics, and physics. Our toys allow children to add their individual insights, problem-solving skills, divergent thinking, and perseverance to their play as they learn and practice real-world skills and concepts. Explore the secrets of science with 40 epic experiments! Use the unique pressurized valve and plunger system to transport and mix liquids, and observe amazing chemical reactions like a real scientist. The 32-page lab book includes detailed instructions for conducting over 40 experiments that teach chemistry, fluid dynamics and pressure. Experiments include: the amazing breathing Marshmallow, a Co2 detector, crystal splinters, and many more. Science has never been cooler!
$39.99
Uncle Milton Original Ant Farm $19.99
Get a peek into the amazing underground world of ants with the classic toy thats delighted generations of families since 1956! Break Resistant and Escape Proof! Order live harvester ants online! *Postage and handling fee required. Ants shipped only within continental limits of USA. Ages 6 & up. Measures 9" x 14.25" x 1.5" WARNING: CHOKING HAZARDSmall parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
$19.99
    1 2 
17 Item(s)