Learn how detectives identify suspects and record important clues found at the scene of crime.
The kit has a magnifying glass, ink pad, record cards, dusting powder and brush, as well as a cool international detective ID card. Collect fingerprints from friends and family on the record cards for filing in your own fingerprint database. Examine the unique print patterns with the magnifier and use the brush, dusting powder and dusting pad for latent fingerprint development games. You could even investigate and find out who ate the last doughnut!
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