Special Collections

The Strathmore Municipal Library is pleased to offer a variety of unique items for loans.  From educational children's kits to borrowing a unique piece of equipment, our special collections give library members the opportunity to borrow unique items without a financial investment.  All you need is a library card. 

These items were purchased thanks to a grant from the United Way Strathmore & Area.

Who can borrow the special collections

Items can be borrowed from patrons who reside in Strathmore, Wheatland County, Siksika, and Rockyview County.

IMPORTANT: Checking out and Returning Items

All items must be picked up and returned to the Strathmore Municipal Library.  As per our TRAC interlibrary loan agreement, special collections are NOT allowed to be sent through the interlibrary loan system.  

Placing Holds in TRACpac (online catalogue)

Patrons can now search and place holds on all of the Strathmore Municipal Library's special collections.  All items are sorted into a collection records. Attached to those records are item records for the individual items.  Below is an example of how the records are catalogued.  

Collection Record Name: Strathmore Game Collection

Item Record Names:

  • Bananagrams
  • Blink Blink
  • CROKINOLE
How to Place a Hold on an Item Record 

1. Search collection name.  Note: Below we have included links to each collection.

2. Once you find the collection, click on the title to open the record.  DO NOT use the "Place Request" button.

3. Scroll down the record and find the item you want to place on hold. 

4. Select the icon direct to the left of the item title. 

 

5. If you are signed into your account, you can proceed with your hold.  If not, you will be prompted to sign in with your barcode and password (last 4 digits of phone number). 

6. Change Pickup Library.  If you are not a Strathmore Municipal Library patron, you will need to change your pickup location to the Strathmore Municipal Library.

Strathmore Audio Visual Collection

CD Boombox with Kid's Headphones 

3 Available

Green Screen

Backdrop Stand 6.6 x 9.8ft / 2 x 3 m. Portable adjustable backdrop support stand kit for photographers of all levels from amateur to professional.  

Mini Projector with projection screen. 

UNAVAILABLE - Watch movies, take online classes, study the solar system on your roof, or assist with your next mural art projector.  This mini projector has it all!  Compatible with HDMI, VGA, AV, USB, TF, and PS4.

Mini Projector with Mount

HD Bluetooth Mini Projector with mount. Compatible with computer, laptop, SD cards, PS4, and Xbox. 

Projection Screen

72" wide large hanging projection screen.  Stand not included. 

Karaoke Machine

Singing Machine Home Karaoke System.  Bluetooth for wireless digital audio streaming from compatible devices.  Works with all music and karaoke apps. 

Strathmore Game Collection

Bananagrams

The Anagram game that will drive you bananas. The award-winning word game that needs no pencil, paper, or board. Fast and fun. Players race against each other to build crossword grids and use all their letter tiles first. Great for travel.

Blink

BLINK Card Game is the World’s Fastest Game. Blink is the lightning-fast game where two players race to be the first to play all of their cards. 

Crokinole Game

Crokinole is a dexterity traditional game.  Crokinole is played on a circular wooden board, with wooden circular disks as playing pieces.

Giant Jenga

UNAVAILABLE - The giant stacking games comes with 60 pcs Pine Block,1 pcs Dice, 1 pcs Durable Carrying Bag, 1 pcs White Scoreboard and 1 pcs Marker Pen. Each timber block measures 6*2*1.3 Inches.  The tower starts off at about 2.2 Ft and can go as high as 5 Ft while played.

Giant Snakes and Ladders 

Garden Games takes the traditional game of Snakes and Ladders into a totally new dimension. This giant version puts you right in the heart of the game, where you act as the counter and move up the ladders and down the snakes. 

My Feelings Game 

  • The My Feelings game is a fun, family-friendly way to help kids understand and express their feelings, and to cope with them in socially appropriate ways. What we love most about this groundbreaking game is the fact that it gives parents, teachers and clinicians valuable insight into what kids are really thinking and really feeling. And it gives kids insight into what the grown-ups are feeling, too! 

Penguin Bowling

Strike out with the coolest flock of waddling tuxedoes in the alley! Whether you need to chill out at the office or knock down some spare time, this icy hot kit provides surefire entertainment.

Phase 10

Phase 10 is the rummy-type card game where players compete against one another to see who can complete 10 varied phrases first.

Shut the Box

Shut the Box is a dice game that’s been around for over 250 years. Until today it continues to provide endless family fun. It’s one of the classic pub and bar games and great for parties or a day in with friends who like dice games.  Not only is Shut The Box great for family time, but it’s a fantastic way for kids to practice simple math. It’s a great dice game for kids to get ahead of the curve - and keep your own brain sharp.

Skip-Bo

Skip-Bo is the ultimate sequencing card game from the makers of UNO! Players use skill and strategy to create stacks of sequentially numbered, ascending cards (2,3,4…) until they have no more left to play. Once everyone is dealt their own personal stockpile of cards, play begins by drawing from a central pile and building up to four “build” piles. The Skip-Bo “wild” cards break up static situations and may be played as any number. Use these cards wisely, for they can really help you beat your opponents! The first player to deplete all of his or her Skip-Bo stockpile cards is the winner!

UNO

UNO® is the classic card game that’s easy to pick up and impossible to put down! Players take turns matching a card in their hand with the current card shown on top of the deck either by color or number. Special action cards deliver game-changing moments as they help you defeat your opponents. 

UNO Flip

Brace yourself for the next iteration of classic UNO: UNO FLIP!. It's the matching game you know, plus exciting new twists -like a double-sided deck, special FLIP card and tougher penalties -that give classic gameplay a competitive edge. There is a "Light Side" to the deck, which plays like classic UNO, and a "Dark Side" where penalties are super-tough.  

Strathmore Garden Tool Collection

Thank you to Communities in Bloom and Strathmore FCSS for funding our new garden tool collection! 

Cultivator

Rotary Garden Cultivator

Garden Tiller

 6" Cordless Garden Tiller - 20 Volt. Includes: 1 Tiller, 1 Battery, 1 Battery Charger, 1 Carry Bag

Garden Tool Set

Includes: 1 Weeder, 1 Hand Trowel, 1 Pruner, 1 Hand Cultivator, 1 Steel Garden Knife (with protective cover), 1 Transplanter, 1 Moisture Meter

Hedge Trimmer

 22" Cordless Hedge Trimmer - 20 Volt.  Includes: 1 Trimmer, 1 Saw Cover, 1 Battery, 1 Battery Charger, 1 Carry Bag

Lawn Chipper/Shredder

15 Amp Electric Lawn Chipper/Shredder with 45L Collect Bin. Includes: 1 Chipper/Shredder, 1 Collection Bin, 1 Black Plunger, 1 Instruction Manual.  1 Extension Cord. 1 Carry Case.

Lopper

25" Powergear 2 Bypass Lopper

Shears

Extendable Hedge Shears

Shovel

41" Pro Round Point D-Handle Shovel

Tree Pruner

14 Foot Extendable Tree Pruner.  Includes: 1 Instruction sheet, 1 Saw Blade, 1 Pole

Turf Edger

32.5" Steel Turf Edger

Strathmore Hobby Collection

Bird Watching Kit

Take your bird watching on the go with this fun bird watching kit.  The kit includes 1 set of binoculars with smartphone adapter and 1 Birds of Alberta book.  Carry it all with a handy backpack!

Cake Decorating Kit

Includes: 1 Instruction Sheet, 2 Piping Bags, 4 Tips, 2 Couplers, 1 Cake Pan, 9 Cake Pan Inserts, 1 Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating Book, 1 First Time Cake Decorating Book

Cricut Explore Air 2

Cuts 100+ materials from cardstock, vinyl & iron-on to glitter paper & bonded fabric.  Includes: 1 Cricut Explore Air 2 machine, 1 Fine-point blade, 1 fine tweezers, 1 hook tweezers, 1 classic weeder, 1 piercing tool, 1 hook weeder, 1 small scraper, 1 XL scraper, 1 pen, 1 (12x24) cutting mat.  Patrons will need to provide their own vinyl. 

Dinosaur Cake Pan

Dump Truck Cake Pan

French Knitting Bee Kit

2 Available.  Kit includes 1 knitting bee, 1 awl, 1 instruction sheet, and 1 practice ball of yarn.

Ghost Hunting Kit

1 Ghost Trackers Book, 1 Camcorder, 1 Voice Recorder, 1 EMF Reader, 1 Infrared Thermometer, 1 Journal, 1 set of Instructions, 1 Carry Case

Learn to Burn Kit

Learn the art of pyrography with this handy kit.  Kit includes: Learn to Burn Book, 1 Plastic Tool Case, 1 Instruction Manual, 1 Burning Pen, 36 Tips, 1 Alphabet Stencil, 1 Plier, 1 Guide Book 

Metal Detector

This metal detector can detect metals including iron, aluminum, gold, bronze, silver and their articles in all-metal mode. Just press the button, you can simply set the target range (Up to 7.1’’ inches deep).  Includes a folded spade to help dig up your treasure. 

Pirate Ship Cake Pan

Round Loom and Pompom Maker Kit

Kit includes 4 round looms, 4 pompom makes, 1 Round Loom Book, 1 Hook, 1 Needle, instruction sheets, and 2 balls of practice yarn. 

Scrapbooking Kit

3 acrylic blocks, heat tool, trimming/scoring board, 2 stamp pads, instruction sheets, adventure stamp set , Capital Letter Stamp set (38pc), bag of embossing powders, package of cardstock, stamp cleaner 

Spool Loom Knitting Kit 

3 Available - Kit includes 1 spool loom, 1 awl, 1 instruction sheet, and 1 practice ball of yarn.

Telescope (Coming Soon)

Celestron 21049 PowerSeeker 127EQ Telescope. 

 

Vlogging Kit

Ordro Smartphone Video Microphone Kit with Adjustable Tripod, LED Light, Microphone, Phone Holder, Portable Lightweight.  

 

Strathmore Inclusive Activity Collection

Dementia-friendly inclusive activity kits focused on enhancing family connections and activities for all ages and abilities. Thank you to Strathmore FCSS for funding the Inclusive Activity Collection with the support of the Rural Development Network and their ABCD pilot project. 

Life of a Kitten Puzzle

Fond memories of past pets and their antics are sure to surface when piecing together this playful puzzle for people with dementia.  The larger pieces, approximately 10cm in width, are all unique in size and shape and are easy to handle for people with dexterity difficulties. The box is designed to assist and encourage individuals to complete the puzzle independently; it perfectly frames the assembled puzzle and features the final image printed on the inside lid. High contrast colours and a clean and uncluttered picture with one main focal point, are additional details successfully tested alongside people with mid-stage dementia.

Summer Birds Puzzle

An idyllic country scene with vibrant birds comes to life in 13 pieces. Designed for people with dementia, this popular puzzle is sure to make hearts sing.  The larger pieces, approximately 10cm in width, are all unique in size and shape and are easy to handle for people with dexterity difficulties. The box is designed to assist and encourage individuals to complete the puzzle independently; it perfectly frames the assembled puzzle and features the final image printed on the inside lid. High contrast colours and a clean and uncluttered picture with one main focal point, are additional details successfully tested alongside people with mid-stage dementia.

Animal Bingo

Animal Bingo, a game designed for people with dementia, takes you to the farmyard and into the wild! Gather a team of up to eight, plus a caller to play the animal sounds, until the first person with a full house cries “Bingo”! Ideal for a family affair, Animal Bingo is a game everyone is sure to love including children!

Designed and researched alongside people with dementia, this card game features authentic animal sounds and beautifully illustrated cards instead of numbers, so that it’s accessible for people in the later stages of dementia. It’s the little details that have the biggest impact.

Snakes & Ladders

Bring together family and friends for double the fun with these two classic board games. Adapted for people with dementia, both Snakes & Ladders and Ludo are bound to bring out the competitive streak in all. The aim of the game is to make it to the finish line before your opponent!

Every detail of this product has been carefully considered and researched alongside people in the mid-stages of dementia. The paired back design of the board combined with high color contrast and guiding elements provides a clear journey around the board for people with visual and cognitive impairments, meaning less stress and more fun! Additionally, we have ensured the time to completion is optimum for focus and engagement. Large numbered cards provide an easy-to-handle alternative to dice for players with dexterity and visibility difficulties.

Early Stage Activity Kit #1

Includes: 1 (35 Piece) Jigsaw Puzzle, 1 (63 Piece) Jigsaw Puzzle, 1 Hobbies Conversation Game (24 Tiles), 1 Get To Know Your Grandparents Cards, 1 Dog Picture Book, 1 Bag of Stacking Blocks (32 blocks in pouch), 1 Top Tips Sheet

Early Stage Activity Kit #2

Includes: 2 (63 piece) Jigsaw Puzzles, 1 Singing Around the Birdhouse Jigsaw Puzzle (1 puzzle tray, 1 discussion guide, 1 puzzle picture, 35 puzzle pieces), 3 Golf Greens, 4 Bean Bags, 1 (40 piece) Wooden Puzzle Board, 1 Top Tips Sheet

Early-Mid Stage Activity Kit

Includes: 2 (35 piece) Jigsaw Puzzles, 1 Animal Album Reminiscence Cards (15 cards), 1 Jobs Conversation Game (24 Tiles), 1 Match the Suit Game (2 decks of cards, 4 Suit Cards, 1 Instruction Sheet), 1 Spot the Difference Book, 1 Top Tips Sheet

Mid Stage Activity Kit

Includes: 2 (13 piece) Jigsaw Puzzles, 1 (35 Piece) Jigsaw Puzzle, 1 Animal Snap Card Game (48 cards), 1 Match the Suit Game (2 decks of cards, 4 Suit Cards, 1 Instruction Sheet), 1 Top Tips Sheet

Mid-Late Stage Activity Kit

Includes: 1 Marble Maze, 2 Jigsaw Sequenced Puzzle (Each includes: 1 puzzle tray, 1 discussion guide, 1 puzzle picture, 35 puzzle pieces), 5 Fidget Widgets + Instructions, 1 Baking Magnet Board (15 magnets), 1 Handyman Magnet Board (18 magnets), 1 Sensory Pad

Strathmore Literacy Kits
  • Monster Literacy Kit - books, dinosaurs, caterpillars, monster hand puppet with removable pieces, and song sheet.
  • Bear Literacy Kit - books, bear drum and drumstick, ear puppet, story glove, instruction sheet.
  • Shapes Literacy Kit - books, giraffe hand puppet, flash cards, shape sorting toy, tower, instruction sheet.
  • Truck Literacy Kit - books, turtle hand puppet, wooden trucks, transportation puzzle, instruction sheet.
  • Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Literacy Kit - books, train set, owl puppet, vehicle counters, song and rhyme sheet. 
  • Itsy Bitsy Creepy Crawly Literacy Kit - books, ladybug puppet, caterpillar, bug counters, song and rhyme sheet.
Strathmore Medical Supply Collection

Life Source Blood Pressure Monitor (Regular Cuff)

The Premium Blood Pressure Monitor with Pre-Formed Cuff from LifeSource is designed to make taking your blood pressure at home easy. The cuff is pre-formed so you can put the blood pressure cuff on your arm with one hand, even if you have struggled with other blood pressure cuffs, helping you get the most accurate results possible. Fits arms from 23 - 43 cm (9" to 17").

Life Source Blood Pressure Monitor (XL Cuff)

Finally, an accurate upper arm blood pressure monitor for home use that is designed for people with larger arms. The Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor with XL Cuff from LifeSource by A&D Medical empowers you to comfortably and reliably take your blood pressure at home. Easy-to-use, this blood pressure machine can be used by bariatric patients and others with a larger arm circumference, like weight lifters and football players. Standard BP cuffs usually have a range of 23 to 37 centimeters (9 to 17 inches), but this cuff fits 42 to 60 centimeters (16.5 to 23.6 inches) arms. 

 Wheelchair

The 18" Silver Sport 2 Wheelchair with Detachable Full Arms and Swing Away Footrests comes in an attractive, easy to maintain, powder coated, silver vein finish, and a steel frame for durability. The urethane tires are mounted on composite wheels to provide durability and a smooth ride over most surfaces. The embossed, nylon upholstery is durable, lightweight, attractive and easy to clean. The carry pocket on the backrest provides an easy and safe way to transport personal items. Comes standard with swing away footrests, padded detachable Full arms, push to lock brakes and plastic footplates.  Max. 300lbs.

Walker

The Trillium Series is the most comfortable walker on the market today. With the new quilted padded seat cushion and wide back strap pad, users can sit in comfort and walk in style. The Trillium comes with an all-new cable-free braking system, allowing for effortless handle height adjustment and easy maintenance. Trilium Regular: 21 inch seat height, handles adjustable to 31.5 - 34.5 inches, 300 lbs weight capacity 

Adult Crutches

5'2 to 5'10

Youth Crutches

4'6 to 5'2

Infrared Non-Contact Thermometer

Digital Forehead Non-Contact Infrared Measurement with Color Backlight for Kids Children and Adults

Magnifier Reader

Hands free full page sheet magnifier.  Specially designed with four foldable legs, good for both use and storage.  With a hang rope, you can hang it around your neck for convenient operation.

Strathmore Musical Instrument Collection

Casio Electronic Keyboard

Wherever you are on your musical journey, and no matter your budget, you don’t have to compromise on sound quality. Meet the CT-X700, the new standard for value in portable keyboards. Its modest price makes it the right choice for casual or beginning players, and its stunning sound makes it a must-have for keyboardists of any level who need a portable instrument.

Guitar

41 inch Spruce Top Acoustic Guitar Full Size Beginner Adult Folk Guitars 4/4. 

Kalimba

Kalimba is also called Mbira and Thumb Piano.  Kalinba is mainly used for accompaniment singing. When the thumb is pressed down and released, the steel plate will vibrate and make sound. Includes: 1 Kalimba, 1 tuning hammer, 1 instruction book, 1 cleaning cloth, 1 cloth bag 

Ukulele

Concert (24 in) is the most popular & has wider spaced frets. Concert is recommended for most adults & children age 9 & up. Includes: 1 Ukulele, 1 hard pick, 1 leather pick, 1 strap, 1 tuner with instructions, 1 carry bag.

Strathmore Outdoor Activity Collection

Archery

Practice your archery skills with this fun soft archery set! Set includes: 1 Target, 1 Bow, 4 Arrows, 2 Brackets 

 Badminton Set

This set is super easy to set up and makes a great addition to any outdoor party. Pegs not included.  Set includes: 1 Badminton Base & Net, 2 Rackets, 2 Birdies 

Bocce Balls Sets

Bocce, also known as Italian lawn bowling, is one of the most widely played games in the world. It is one of the oldest lawn or yard games.

Camping Stove

Coleman classic 2 burner propane stove.  Propane not included. 

Cornhole Set

3 x 2 Foot classic wooden cornhole boards with 8 cornhole bean bags and carrying case. 

Croquet Set

Six player croquet set with premium pine wooden mallets, coloured balls, wickets, stakes, and carrying case. 

Disc. Golf Set

2 Available.  Beginner disc golf set with 3 discs.  Comes with a handle carrying case. 

Kubbs Set

Develop your strategy skills and throwing precision with this traditional Scandinavian game, designed for having fun with friends and family.

Lifejacket - Adult

4 Available.  Universal Three-Belt PFD is Department of Transport (D.O.T.) Approved.  Three adjustable 1" (2.5 cm) quick-release buckles

Lifejacket - Child

2 Available.  30 to 60 lbs.  Outbound Infant PFD with an ultra-durable neoprene outer shell.  Oversized armholes for increased mobility.  Quick release buckles with adjustable belt.

Lifejacket - Infant

2 Available.  20 to 30 lbs.  Infant Fluid Evoprene PFD features a full length front zipper closure for a secure fit.  Two extra wide straps with buckles for a snug and secure fit.

Lifejacket - Youth

2 Available.  60 to 90 lbs.  Youth Fluid Evoprene PFD features a full length front zipper closure for a secure fit.  Two extra wide straps with buckles for a snug and secure fit.

Pickleball Set

Set includes 2 Pickleball Racquets, 4 outdoor & indoor balls, and 1 carry bag. 

Snowshoes - Adult (without poles)

Size & Weight Capacity:30 inches (160 - 210 lbs. / 72.57 - 95.25 kg ).  Featuring black and orange color, ergonomic and streamlined design and a slightly upturned rounded tail, the snowshoes ensure a comfortable and easy walk for your hiking and climbing.  Need poles? Consider borrowing our set of trekking poles with the snowshoes. 

Snowshoes - Adult (with poles)

Size & Weight Capacity:30 Inches:180 - 250 lbs / 81 - 114 kg.  Ergonomic and streamlined design and a slightly upturned rounded tail, the snowshoes ensure a comfortable and easy walk for your hiking and climbing. Meet max floatation and fast movement in heavy snow condition.

Snowshoes - Juvenile (with poles) 14"

Size & Weight Capacity: 14 Inches:30 - 70 lbs.   Made of lightweight and strong aluminum frame , the snowshoes feature an ergonomic design to ensure comfortable and easy walk. With upgraded double ratcheting bindings, it's easily adjust to your footwear. And the one-buckle tightening mechanism coupled with TPE heel strap provides efficient support.  Goggles not included. 

Snowshoes - Juvenile (with poles) 17"

Size & Weight Capacity: 17 inches.  60 - 100 lbs / 27 - 45 kg.  It's easy to put on and take off your winter boots with the fast pull binding buckles. The heel bindings allow you climb hills easily and comfortably and the aluminum alloy teeth can increase traction and grip to the snow. 

Tetherball Set

The mast base can be weighted with water (16 L).  Great for outdoor family fun!  Includes: 1 Tetherball Base & Post, 2 Rackets, 1 Ball 

Urban Poling Trekking Poles

2-section collapsible poles, adjustable to user's heights of 4'2" to 6'2".  Anti-vibration features and secure locking system

Washer Toss

GoSports Premium Birch Wood Washer Toss Game.  Includes 2 Targets & 8 Washers (fully assembled)

 

Strathmore Stamping Collection

We are pleased to now offer a large selection of stamps perfect for your next scrapbooking or card making project!  

Details and images to be released soon. 

Strathmore STEAM Collection

Ages listed for items are for information.  They are not lending limitations. 

Circuit Maze Board Game

Your logic skills and sequential reasoning will light up with Circuit Maze! Your goal is to arrange tokens and create a real circuit to light up the Beacons. Circuit building while solving challenges provides a boost of brainpower and a fun education in electronics. With 60 challenges, ranging in difficulty, this logic game will provide budding electrical engineers with hours of electrifying fun and intense learning.  Ages 8+

City Engineering & Design Building Set 

Encourage an early love of STEM learning with this one-of-a-kind City Building Set. Your little engineers can create their own skyscrapers, cranes, bridges and more with 89 easy-to-assemble pieces. Use the included activity cards to complete design challenges, or create your own city. It’s a unique way to challenge logic, problem solving, and engineering skills.  Ages 5+

Contraptions Construction Set

Encourage an early love of STEM learning with this one-of-a-kind City Building Set. Your little engineers can create their own skyscrapers, cranes, bridges and more with 89 easy-to-assemble pieces. Use the included activity cards to complete design challenges, or create your own city. It’s a unique way to challenge logic, problem solving, and engineering skills.  Ages 5+.  

Dive into Shapes: A "Sea" & Build Geometry Set 

Splash into geometry! Combine sticks in 3 sizes, along with curves for making circles and cylinders, with 2 different types of connectors to build 2-D shapes. Then, combine them to make new 2-D shapes or even 3-D shapes! Child-friendly set features durable sticks, curves, and connectors.  Ages 6+

Gravity Maze 

The towers in this game can be arranged in a variety of structures but, for each challenge, you'll have to to build a path that will carry your marble to its target. This game is just as fun for a single player as it is for small groups.  Ages 8+

Math-U-See Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit

Combined with the integer blocks, the Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit is used to teach decimal and algebra concepts.  This kit includes 20 red hundredths blocks, 4 red snap-in squares, 4 green snap-in squares, 15 blue snap-in strips, and 15 gray snap-in strips.

Math-U-See Fraction Overlay Kit

Used when teaching fractions in Epsilon, the Fraction Overlay Kit includes clear lined vinyl overlays that portray the denominator and colored vinyl pieces that represent the numerator. This kit allows students to easily represent halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, sixths, eighths, tenths, and sixteenths. 

Math-U-See Integer Block Set

These color-coded blocks allow students to visualize math operations and demonstrate concepts.  This 133-piece set includes 20 ones and tens, 13 fives, and 10 each of twos, threes, fours, sixes, sevens, eights, nines, and hundreds blocks.

Microscope Set

Young thinkers can design unbelievable ball track structures via simple, stacking planks. No glue, no connectors-just loads of constructive fun! The 50-Plank Set helps kids get things rolling with two balls and an instruction book detailing how to build a "Shooting Gallery," "Turbine," "Step Curve" and more.  Ages 3+

Pendulonium STEM Challenge

This hands-on activity set challenges kids to send the included launch balls flying toward goal cups and targets with the help of a three-piece adjustable pendulum. What seems like a collection of simple tasks will actually challenge each child’s engineering, problem solving, and critical thinking skills as they play around with early physics concepts such as force and momentum in search of the ideal solution. In addition to using their brains, kids will also have to make careful use of their muscles—the pendulum in the Pendulonium STEM Challenge is completely kid-powered, and helps build hand-eye coordination and muscle control without the need for extra batteries, springs, or rubber bands. Each activity set comes with a full-color booklet filled with easy-to-build challenges, which also ramp up in difficulty to encourage leveled play and continued development. Ages 5+

Playground Engineering & Design Building Set

Encourage your child to come up with their own designs or they can follow the Challenge Cards, which include how to build different pieces of equipment on a playground (a twisty slide, a swing set, a seesaw, and more). Reproducible worksheets based on the engineering design process are included in the Guide.  Ages 5+.

Robot Mouse Coding Activity Set 

Build your maze, and then use the coding cards to create a step-by-step path for the Programmable Robot Mouse. Program the sequence of steps, and then watch the mouse race to find the cheese! This deluxe set includes 30 double-sided coding cards, 10 double-sided Activity Cards, cheese wedge, and Activity Guide to provide the perfect hands-on introduction to coding concepts. Create endless maze path possibilities with 16 maze grids, 22 maze walls, and 3 tunnels. Ages: 4+           

Rocktopus

Who's ready to rock? This musical octopus sure is! With three ways to play, Think & Learn Rocktopus helps kids explore a variety of musical styles while learning about different instruments, rhythmic patterns, and more. Rocktopus comes with 15 musical instruments for preschoolers to mix (and remix) and let their creativity flow Ages: 36 months to 6 years

Snap Circuits Kit 

Batteries required.  Let your little one have fun learning to build circuits with these colorful Electronic Snap Circuits. Each one features more than 60 parts that easily snap together. The snap circuits toy can be used to make interesting circuits, encouraging educational play that teaches your little one about electricity. All of the parts have colored graphics that represent their real electronic names and symbols. This educational toy comes with a complete instruction manual and project guide that helps you to guide your child through exploring over 300 experiments. Some of the projects include making circuits for doorbells, radios, alarms, flash lights, laser light, street lamps, a lie detector and a fan modulator. This kids' snap circuits toy runs on four.  It is ideal for children age 8 years and older.

Spirograph Set

 

Originally developed by mechanical engineer Denys Fisher for use as a drafting tool, the Spirograph's distinctive wheels and rings cleverly combine the principles of art and mathematics in a way that has inspired and delighted generations. Now you can create your own cool designs and awesome pictures with this fun Spirograph Design Set, Tin.

Wooden Tetris Puzzle

Awesome wooden intelligence puzzle for kids, and great fidget toy for adults. The simple design and bright colors are perfect for sparking any imagination, and it feels great to challenge kids with this tangram jigsaw puzzle but also to just take on an easy challenge that you can complete differently every time.

Strathmore Storytelling Kits
Each Storytelling Kit comes with 1 book, 1 lapboard, 1 instruction sheet and an assortment of stuffed storyboard toys.
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See by Bill Martin Jr.
  • Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
  • The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Shirley Neitzel
  • No David by David Shannon
  • The Was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly by Lucille Colandro
  • Napping House by Audrey Wood
  • Pete the Cat: Rocking in the School Shoes by James Dean
  • Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Snowy Day by Ezra Keats
  • It Looked Like Split Milk by Charles G. Shaw
  • The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Strathmore Tool Collection

Automotive Scanner

The FX2000 is not an entry-level engine diagnostic device, but a four-system diagnostic scanner. Given the high labour and diagnostic costs, it is a godsend for anyone who wants to perform advanced fault diagnosis on their vehicle. It can clear a warning light or perform a performance evaluation at the touch of a button. With this device you can retrieve and analyse the codes of the various modules of the engine, ABS, the airbag and the transmission system of your vehicle.

It displays live data, freeze frame data, etc., and even has manufacturer-specific diagnostics. It helps its users avoid blind maintenance by displaying fault codes using the elementary code reader. The FX2000 saves you a lot of time and money, as it is one of the most affordable diagnostic tools on the market and can perform system te

Dewalt DCD710S2 12 volt 3/8 inch Clutch Drill/Driver Set + Drill Bits

UNAVAILABLE - Includes: 1 Carry Case, 1 Clutch Driver/Drill, 1 12V Battery, 1 12v/20V Charger, 1 Drill Bit Case (13pieces), 1 Instruction Manual

DEWALT DCF885C1 20V Max 1/4" Impact Driver Kit + Bits

UNAVAILABLE - Includes: 1 Carry Case, 1 Cordless Impact Driver, 1 12V Battery, 1 12V/20V Charger, 1 Wrench Bit Case (34Pieces), 1 Instruction Manual

DEWALT DCS310S1 12-volt Max Pivot Reciprocating Saw Kit

UNAVAILABLE - Includes: 1 Carry Case, 1 Cordless Pivot Saw, 1 12V Battery, 1 12V/20V Charger, 1 6TPI Blade, 1 18TP Blade, 1 Instruction Manual

Everyday Tool Kit

The tool box for your everyday jobs around the home.  2 (8") Adjustable Crescent Wrenches, 1 Small Measuring Tape, 1 (100') Measuring Tape, 1 Crowbar, 1 Plaster Gun, 1 Hammer, 1 Combination Angle Square, 1 Ratchet Set, 5 Flathead Screwdrivers, 8 Phillips Screwdrivers,  6 Wrenches

Mastercraft Socket & Tool Set

Includes: 41 Pieces + 1 Carry Case

Wet/Dry Shop Vac

CRAFTSMAN 60 Litre (16 Gallon) 6.5 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vac with Detachable Leaf Blower, Heavy-Duty Shop Vacuum with Attachments

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