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Kids loved these; 6 and 3 year old were able to use with mom's assist for the boiling water and stirring. Pretty and fun....
NSI The Smithsonian Electronic Crystal Growing Set
- Grow your own amazing large crystal with a Smithsonian electronic crystal growing set
- Activity set lets you grow crystal clusters and crystal geodes
- Sports accessory lets you grow 'citrine', 'emerald', 'amethyst' and more
- Includes crystal growing chemicals
- Crystal and geode growing cup molds
- Casting compound
- Safety goggles
- Changing display base and detailed instructions
- Recommended for ages 10 years and up
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The package, when opened, appeared to have been tampered with. One of the dye packets was leaking and almost caused severe damage to the granite countertops in the kitchen. Overstock was receptive and quick to issue a return and refund.Read More
Kids loved these; 6 and 3 year old were able to use with mom's assist for the boiling water and stirring. Pretty and fun.Read More
It looked like an educational project and my grand daughter is very smart and likes nature.Read More
This came very quickly, even though it was during the holiday rush. It is fun, educational and a great interactive experience for the whole family. I bought it for my boyfriend's son and he loves it!Read More
Now, I have to wait for CHRISTMAS to see if it is a BIG hit! But, it all came, as promised, and looks like an excellent gift for my 8-year-old daughter.Read More
Exactly what any 10 year old wold want as a gift. Perfect for boys and girls.Read More
very ineresting project for my grandsons I would order other products by SmithsonianRead More
Grandchildren enjoyed the experience and fun growing the crystals, which were a Christmas present. Now they have them to enjoy. Colorful, assorted shapes. Fun!Read More
Incredible last minute choice for the grandchildren for the holidays. They were so enthused about getting this for Xmas they IGNORED the things they'd asked for to inspect and try it. Not pseudo-scientific but the real thing, and the kids were knocked out. Best money I ever spent at Overstock! They are going to keep me posted as to how the crystals are growing!Read More
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I purchased this as a present for my 12 yr. old granddaughter. I thought it looked cool & maybe something she could have some fun creating something & watching it grow.
nice indoor activity for rainy days, educational
the wonder it creates in a childs mind
Is this an appropriate gift for a ten year old or too juvenile?
Its recommended age is 10 and up. So yes it is appropriate.
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