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Sciency stocking fillers for an 11 year old boy

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LePetitMarseillais Sat 29-Nov-14 21:50:54

Any ideas?

traviata Sat 29-Nov-14 22:13:33

Aha - I can help on this one, as I have assembled some bits for my sciency DS.

A prism although this one came from China so watch delivery date
Some things from here Grand Illusions
some bits from I want one of those
a small book of optical illusions
rubiks cube knickknack
3D puzzle

GerrardWinstanley Sat 29-Nov-14 23:40:34

Does he have a microscope? You can get prepared slides from Amazon for around a tenner

Caramelkate Sun 30-Nov-14 07:33:30

Mentos and a bottle of coke.
Small crystal growing kit
Litmus paper
Pen style microscope
Sharks teeth
Rocks and stones

BrieAndChilli Sun 30-Nov-14 07:39:04

Science museum has lots of bits and think you order on line
Ds has lots of science experiment books.

spottymoo Sun 30-Nov-14 13:00:41

Dss stocking has

David beckhams spray
Thermo travel mug for hot drinks
Gun shape comb
Stress ball
Simpsons DVD
Football team wrist band
Hair wax

msb123 Sun 30-Nov-14 13:12:21

my ds is obsessed with his dads soldering iron, so i've ordered this to keep them both busy on christmas day!

Thanks for all the other great ideas smile

BikeRunSki Sun 30-Nov-14 13:13:44


unclerory Sun 30-Nov-14 17:19:46

Gemstones, fossil sharks teeth, kite, magnifying glass/bug watcher kit, compass, Usborne spotters guides or equivalent, rubiks cube, magnets (my much younger DDs have just spent an hour playing with their magnet set).

Leeds2 Sun 30-Nov-14 18:07:04

A slinky!

Horrible Science book, or 2014 annual.

Bright Minds has a lot of good ideas, although they might be too expensive for stocking filler things.

Starfishiecloverhv Sun 30-Nov-14 19:28:57

Science Museum Science Putty (amazon have for £4.99)
Horrible Science Explosive Experiments kit (£14.99)
Horrible Science books (amazon have the 10 book boxset for under a tenner)
Horrible Science Volcano Kit - £5.99
Science Museum Science box kits - Under £10
Periodic Table mug
Fun Snaps
Electronics type kit from maplins
Space Top Trumps

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