12/11/12

Hands-On Discovery Lab - Review


Kids love science! Grown-ups hate messes! With the Hands-On Discovery Lab from Learning Resources, kids can love messy science and grown-ups can breathe easier. This see-through plastic box has a removable lid for easy filling or emptying, plus rubber gloves that attach to the front side so the entire mess stays in the box. It's a fabulous idea and I love this product!
My preschoolers spied the Hands-On Discovery Lab sitting on the shelf and practically came unglued waiting until all their friends arrived so they could try it out. I have so many ideas for this box and thought we'd start with something not too messy so the children could learn the rules (for example, only the teacher gets to open the lid!). I filled it with popcorn kernels and let them take turns playing with it.
Then I added water to it so we could see whether popcorn kernels sink or float (the answer is: some sink, some float) and they each waited patiently for more turns to explore the water and popcorn kernels together. I love the way the gloves are attached to the box and I love that the lid actually sits inside the lip of the top of the box. The kids and I are currently working on a list of gooey combinations we want to try in the Discovery Lab. This would be an awesome holiday gift idea!
Disclosure: I received this product at no charge in exchange for my honest review.

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49 comments:

  1. thats for giveaway????

    how can i get it?

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    1. You can purchase one at learningresources.com or enter to win one by filling in the rafflecopter contest form above. Good luck!

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    2. oh.
      i think its free.
      hahahaha.

      if its free, i will join :p

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  2. i love the smart snacks alpha pops, too cool

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  3. Gears! Gears! Gears!® Lights & Action Building Set would be perfect for my son who loves to be hands on and loves to build:)

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  4. My kids would love the Pretend & Play school set

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  5. Smart Snacks Alpha Pops are pretty cool.

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  6. My kids would love this: http://www.learningresources.com/product/gears!+gears!+gears!--174-+movin--8217-+monkeys-trade-.do?sortby=ourPicks&sortby=&

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  7. Gears Gears Gears Robot! My son would love it! Sacha Schroeder sschroeder@windstream.net

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  8. I think this would br great for the classroom Now You See It, Now You Don't See-Through Compost Container - by Educational Insights®

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  9. Easi-Speak™ PRO USB Recorder my lil 1 would love this! shes a mini ghost hunter!

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  10. I would like to get the Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope.
    martywayneharris@gmail.com

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  11. we would like Word of the Week, Grade 4-5 - by Educational Insights

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  12. The Pretend Playschool Set . Thankyou, Ken pohl19@comcast.net

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  13. I like the Froggy Feeding Time

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  14. Butterfly net and observation set

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  15. I think she would like the Gears! Gears! Gears!® Movin’ Monkeys™

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  16. the teaching cash register debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

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  17. Smart Snacks® Mix & Match Doughnuts

    becky barrett beitzel

    hiccupapparel at yahoo dot com

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  18. My kids would love the Talking Electron Microscope

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  19. Math Mat Challenge™ Game

    eg kaufman

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  20. Big Cat Math Early Operations Game

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  21. I like the Hands-On Standards® Science Grades 4-5

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  22. i would love http://www.learningresources.com/product/new+sprouts-trade-+serve+it%21++my+very+own+dish+set.do?sortby=ourPicks&sortby=&

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  23. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    Letter Box Activity Set

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  24. I like the smart snacks count em popcorn

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  25. I like the Handheld microscope.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  26. Encyclopedia of Science Blackline Masters

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  27. My son would love the Gears Gears Gears Robot.

    rsbryswrrl at gmail dot com

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  28. I like the Munch It play food!

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  29. I like the New Sprouts™ Fix it! My very own tool set
    Jennifer Rote
    wildnmild4u at yahoo dot com

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  30. GeoSafari® Talking Telescope™
    seyma_bennett@hotmail.com

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  31. the butterfly observation set

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  32. My boys would like the Jumbo Jungle Animals
    marypopmom (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  33. My son would love POP for Addition & Subtraction™

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  34. my son would love the prentend and play school set

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  35. Froggy Feeding Fun
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  36. Word Whiz Electronic Flash Card™
    Thank you!

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  37. The Pretend and Play Doctor Set!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

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  38. The Talking Electron Microscope™ - by Educational Insights® is awesome!

    sherri419 at gmail dot com

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  39. the mircroscope is very cool

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  40. The Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin’ Monkey looks fun

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  41. I like the Primary Science Magnet Set

    lanalbradstream(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  42. New Sprouts™ Serve it! My very own dish set

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