Gifts for Scientists & Explorers

Apartment Therapy Gift Guide 2012

Little ones have a natural curiosity and desire to explore and learn about the world around them. Peeking under rocks, studying bugs, and hiding out in tents are favorite pastimes of little boys and girls alike. Here are thirty lovely gifts in all shapes, sizes, and prices that will encourage your budding scientists and explorers.

1. Tunnel Town Ant Farm ($14.95, Imagine Childhood)
2. Bug & Reptile House Kit ($21.95, Vibrant Trains)
3. Sunprint Kit ($4.95, Discovery Corner)
4. Handmade Wooden Boat ($25.00, Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.)
5. Molecule Building Set ($79.95, Ferm Living)

6. Vilac Petitcollin Teepee ($98.81, Smallable)
7. The Botanist's Suitcase ($53.31, Smallable)
8. Solar Robot ($16.95, Science Store for the Stars)
9. Eye Patch ($20.00, Oeuf NYC)
10. Robobox Stencil Kit ($9.95, Stubby Pencil Studio)

11. Butterfly Mask ($52.00, Oeuf NYC)
12. Cardboard Rocket ($42.35, Smallable)
13. Pet Rock ($4.00, House 8810)
14. Wooden Castle ($135.00, Manzanita Kids)

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1. Charley Harper Wooden Peg Puzzle ($12.95, Charley Harper Art Studio)
2. Anne-Claire Petit Knitted Hobby Horse ($83.00, Alex and Alexa)
3. Dino Rubber Stamps ($24.95, Wee Gallery)
4. PIrate Sword & Pouch ($42.00, Wovenplay)
5. Light the Way Head Lamp ($9.95, Land of Nod)

6. Good Night Moon Knitted Rattle ($42.00, Colette Bream)
7. Brainstorm Eureka Space Torch ($7.50, Alex and Alexa)
9. Wood Magnifying Glass ($24.00, Fitz & Su)
10. Featherband ($52.00, Wovenplay)

11. Glow-in-the-Dark Moon ($4.99, BeWild.com)
12. Moulin Roty Gardener's Suitcase ($53.21, Smallable)
13. Dumpling Dynasty Stargazer Kit ($21.00, Alexa and Alexa)
14. Personalized Teepee ($64.00, aBaby.com)
15. FAO Schwarz Wooden Doctor Kit ($39.99, Amazon)
16. Dinosaurs Fingerprinting Set ($12.95, Land of Nod)

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