In addition to their popular kid’s monthly subscription boxes, KiwiCo also offers their own line of kid-friendly Chemistry Crates that explore the amazing science behind chemical reactions.
There are currently 5 different chemistry-focused crates available: Colorful Chemistry, Fire Lab (reviewed here), Vortex Lab, and Glow Lab (reviewed here), and the crate that I’ll be reviewing today — Crystal Chemistry Garden. Each crate comes complete with all of the materials needed, easy to follow step-by-step instructions, and explanations as to how each of the experiments work. The Fire, Vortex, and Glow Lab Crates are designed for ages 14 and up, as they include “big kid” materials like chemicals and fire-making components. Colorful Chemistry and Crystal Chemistry Garden are appropriate for ages 5+. [read more…]