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My First Backyard Explorer Kit

Regular Price $22.99 Special Price $10.97

See the world through a bug's eye! You don’t have to travel very far to become an explorer. There are all sorts of exciting creatures and things to discover right in your own backyard or nearby park. All you have to do is step outside to get up close and personal with nature--as seen through a microscope. There's no limit to the adventures you'll have and the fascinating things you'll learn about the world around you from the Backyard Explorer kit.

Make a Sundial and experiment with shadows! Catch live bugs! Build a worm motel! Identify a tree by its leaves! And more activities. For ages 4 and up.


  • 4 Sticks
  • 2 Rubber Bands
  • 1 Bug Net
  • 2 Pieces of Chalk
  • 1 Collecting Case
  • 1 Crayon
  • 1 String
  • 1 Pair of Tweezers
  • 1 Two-Way Viewer
  • Activity Guide