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Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection

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Product Description

Inquisitive young scientists will enjoy learning about bugs with this Edu Science 12-piece insect collection, a Toys 'R' Us exclusive. The kit features 12 interesting insects including a stag beetle, dung beetle, chu ki, bark scorpion, blister beetle, Oriental red & black roach, orange-wing cicada, frog-legged leaf beetle, field cricket, lychee stink bug, flower beetle, and paper wasp. Each bug is encased in a clear resin block, making it easy for your entomologist to inspect each one with the plastic magnifying lens. The included booklet offers plenty of information about bugs, with pictures identifying the ones in this collection. This unique and fun learning tool can also be displayed in your child's room.

Sold only at Toys'R'Us, Edu Science educates you in the science of saving money by providing quality telescopes, microscopes, chemistry and science kits for kids that are fun! By offering a wide array of value-driven learning and educational science toys, with Edu Science you don't need grant money to set up your own science lab. Whether you want to explore all of the natural sciences or focus on Botany, Astronomy, Chemistry or even alternative energy, Edu Science has a science kit for you exclusively at Toys'R'Us.

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Features

  • Learn about the natural world by observing insects up close
  • Use the magnifying glass to see the insects in detail
  • Collection is great for display
  • Kit includes 12 real bugs encased in resin blocks, a plastic magnifying lens, and an information booklet

Additional Info

966220

704AF01E

811170010115

ED289K

1.4 pounds

10.0 x 9.9 x 1.8

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Average Customer Rating:

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Toys 'R' UsEdu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection
 
4.8

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (13)
  • Educational (13)
  • Engaging (11)
  • Lots of fun (9)
  • Interactive (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Young children (9)
  • Older children (8)
  • Entertainment (6)
  • Indoor (6)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (10), Stay at home parent (5), Working parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4), Yes (4)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Very neat, we will be giving these as gi

I'm so glad I "discovered" this. I went to my local Toys-r-Us to use a gift card we'd received for my son's birthday, and since he already has so much, I...Read complete review

I'm so glad I "discovered" this. I went to my local Toys-r-Us to use a gift card we'd received for my son's birthday, and since he already has so much, I thought I'd use the gift card to buy Christmas gifts for other kids. I wasn't looking for anything for my son but stopped by the science section anyway (he loves science stuff) and this caught my eye. It was so cool, I bought two, one to gift as a gifts (they had a buy one, get one half off sale).

As neat as they looked from the outside, the bugs were even nicer when we had the resin blocks in our hands. We could look at them under a microscope or magnifying glass, or even just hold them up to the light. The bugs are in perfect shape (intact), enabling you to see great detail. On a whim, we decided to stack the blocks "pyramid" style and realized that would be a nice way to display them.

We are so delighted by this product I am going to buy a few more to give as presents and to donate one to my son's classroom.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Great bugs, guide could be better

My 7 yr.old niece who is facinated by insects really loved this. Having priced other offerings of insects embedded in resin, this was a wonderful deal. Most of the insects are not native...Read complete review

My 7 yr.old niece who is facinated by insects really loved this. Having priced other offerings of insects embedded in resin, this was a wonderful deal. Most of the insects are not native to the US, but they are colorful and in great condition. My only disappointment was in the accompanying guide. First, I had hoped there would be more information on each insect. Second, the information was written for a much older child. Third, the only diagram was a bit ambiguous on the classic insect parts. If I had known all of this ahead of time, I'm pretty sure I could have put a better guide together myself (and wished I had). One wonders if the whole guide had been in English if it might have been more comprehensive.

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5.0

my two year old son loves this!

By Tracy

from Tampa, FL

About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Entertainment

      Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

      My two year old son is obsessed with catching frogs, lizards and insects so he was very excited to receive this set!

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      4.0

      Great for bug lovers

      By mom

      from Washington

      About Me Parent Of Multiples (Twins etc), Working Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Educational

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertainment
        • Indoor
        • Young Children

        Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

        great item, great idea for little bug lovers, it would be great to have a carrying case for these items is the only criticism

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        Very neat, we will be giving these as gi

        By Mom in VA

        from Northern Virginia

        About Me Education Oriented, Working Parent

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Educational
        • Engaging
        • Interactive
        • Lots of Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Older Children
          • Young Children

          Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

          I'm so glad I "discovered" this. I went to my local Toys-r-Us to use a gift card we'd received for my son's birthday, and since he already has so much, I thought I'd use the gift card to buy Christmas gifts for other kids. I wasn't looking for anything for my son but stopped by the science section anyway (he loves science stuff) and this caught my eye. It was so cool, I bought two, one to gift as a gifts (they had a buy one, get one half off sale).

          As neat as they looked from the outside, the bugs were even nicer when we had the resin blocks in our hands. We could look at them under a microscope or magnifying glass, or even just hold them up to the light. The bugs are in perfect shape (intact), enabling you to see great detail. On a whim, we decided to stack the blocks "pyramid" style and realized that would be a nice way to display them.

          We are so delighted by this product I am going to buy a few more to give as presents and to donate one to my son's classroom.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

           
          5.0

          The kids love it!

          By Liz

          from MA

          About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Educational
          • Engaging
          • Interactive
          • Lots of Fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Entertainment
            • Older Children
            • Travel
            • Young Children

            Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

            I find it interesting as well!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            GREAT educational toy

            By amybee

            from Oxford, MS

            About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Educational
            • Engaging
            • Lots of Fun

            Cons

            • Not enough info included

            Best Uses

            • Homeschool
            • Indoor
            • Older Children
            • Young Children

            Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

            GREAT toy! I gave this to my 4 year old for christmas and he screamed when he opened the package. We have spent a lot of time looking at the bugs and looking at videos of the bugs on the internet (looked them up ourselves) while we learn about them. It would be a great home school toy for a curious learner :) My only suggestion is that I wish the book that came with the bugs had more information about the bugs. We had to look up the information online to learn more. Would be nice if it came with

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Wonderful- museum quality!!!!

            By SciMom2001

            from New York NY

            About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Educational
            • Engaging
            • Interactive
            • Lots of Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

                Perfect for the young insect fan! Insect specimens are in great condition and the resin blocks allow for very clear viewing! Nice assortment of bugs. Definitely museum quality- they are just like the bugs in the children's Discovery Room of the museum!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                We all LOVE this Item!! :)

                By Mom of Three!

                from Moscow, Pennsylvania

                About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Educational
                • Engaging

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Entertainment
                  • Indoor
                  • Older Children
                  • Young Children

                  Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

                  I bought this for my 7 year old daughter for Christmas because she and my eight year old nephew always like to look for bugs and worms. We all love it! My 3 year old and I like to match the bugs to the pictures on the box too! I like that they can be put back in their own spaces and stored in the original box. I actually just came to the sight to see if they came out with a second set yet (of different bugs) I would definately buy it. A set of Worms or a set of butterflies would be great too! It doesn't matter that all the bugs aren't native to the U.S., They're just cool!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  3.0

                  Great bugs, guide could be better

                  By Mom

                  from Ann Arbor, MI

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

                  My 7 yr.old niece who is facinated by insects really loved this. Having priced other offerings of insects embedded in resin, this was a wonderful deal. Most of the insects are not native to the US, but they are colorful and in great condition. My only disappointment was in the accompanying guide. First, I had hoped there would be more information on each insect. Second, the information was written for a much older child. Third, the only diagram was a bit ambiguous on the classic insect parts. If I had known all of this ahead of time, I'm pretty sure I could have put a better guide together myself (and wished I had). One wonders if the whole guide had been in English if it might have been more comprehensive.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                   
                  5.0

                  GREAT

                  By connorsmommy

                  from utah

                  About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Educational
                  • Engaging

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoor
                    • Older Children

                    Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

                    very educational,5 year old son has a fear of bugs , so i bought these to educate him, he loves looking at them, very interested even 14 year old brother found them interesting, most of bugs are from asia,not bugs you would see here in the states

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    My son LOVES it!

                    By Bug buying mom

                    from Indiana

                    About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Educational
                    • Engaging

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science 12 Real Insects in Resin Collection:

                        Just bought this for my son's 5th birthday this month. He is all into bugs these days. He ABSOLUTELY LOVES this gift. The bugs are easy to see through the plastic with lots of detail. I wouldn't say that the magnifying glass magnifies significantly, but it magnifies enough to see the detail on the bugs. Love it, would definitely buy again. It was his favorite birthday gift.

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