I love a great microscope, but most of the kids' versions I've seen are either heavy and expensive, or lightweight but weak. This one is just right -- a very lightweight model that retails for around $10. But it's surprisingly powerful! The best kids' microscope for backyard exploring I've ever seen. Via NPW , available at major toy stores.
an uber-designed kindergarten which stands as a prototype for 21st century education. the design philosophy for the space was that the environment children grow up strongly reflects how their sensibilities develop and that childhood should be celebrated.