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Mesmerize your eyes and your hands with the original wooden Jacob's Ladder.
Simply hold the colourful top block by the edges to produce the totally fascinating cascading action. Each time you move the block 180° a cascade of apparently moving blocks will flip to the bottom. Made of colourful, durable wood with a fabric ribbon, the movements are visually mesmerizing. A great sensory gift that performs tricks and optical illusions with every turn of your hand.
Fantastic puzzle, brilliant in it's simplicity - baffle your friends!£4.95
Squishy squashy coloured play foam for mess-free shaping fun.£21.95
Trumps with a difference - a perfect blend of science and yuck-factor.£6.95
Eight year olds like more challenging stuff and adventures. Try the Walkie Talkies or the Slingball Challenge for outside. Anything involving potential explosions or high speed makes a good present. Or anything they can throw or shoot at someone else.