THE FINALIST FRONTIER: ASTRA TAPS SCIENCE-ART FUSION SPACE KIT AS CANDIDATE FOR BEST TOY!
Spotlight On 2016 Election Now On Toy Retailers! Stop By Young Scientists Club Booth 318 And Meet “Candidate” Running For Best Toys For Kids
May 31, 2016
Jamestown, RI (May 31, 2016) – Specialty retailers will be casting their vote in June for a different kind of election --- choosing the 2016 ASTRA Best Toys For Kids. One of the finalists on this year’s ballot is a kit from industry favorite, The Young Scientists Club. Retailers can stop by their ASTRA Marketplace Booth 318 and discover Science-Art Fusion Space ($19.99). The kit stretches the studies of STEM to STEAM with a sprinkling of art projects about space. Youngsters who make gravity art or construct a space rocket – it’s all in the kit -- absorb basic scientific concepts and begin a lifelong love for science exploration. Read more ...
SCIENCE/ART FUSION SERIES WINS CREATIVE CHILD 2016 TOY OF YEAR AND CREATIVE PLAY OF YEAR!
Wahoo! Magic School Bus Human Body & Space Lab Plus Six Science-Art Kits Total Eight Honors For The Young Scientists Club
May 13, 2016
Jamestown, RI (May 13, 2016) – Everything really is rainbows and lollipops (aka rock candy crystals) when The Young Scientists Club kits are opened and explored. There is SO much for kids to discover that the perennial Creative Child Magazine awarded them a whopping eight honors for its newest science kits. The Science/Art Fusion Series -- with themes like bubbles, crystals, explosions and yes, rainbows -- wowed the judges. The result was not one but double honors: Creative Child 2016 Toy Of The Year and Creative Child 2016 Creative Play Of The Year Awards. Read more ...
AMERICA’S LEADING PARENT ADVOCACY GROUP RATES SIX SCIENCE-ART FUSION KITS AS PRICELESS!
The National Parenting Center Awards Its 2016 Spring Seal Of Approval To The Young Scientists Club For Sparking Science Then Displaying It As Art
April 27, 2016
Jamestown, RI (April 27, 2016) – Typically when a mom or dad needs some guidance, they ask … another mom or dad because Fathers know best, as do Mothers! That handed-down wisdom is the premise behind The National Parenting Center. They just released their 2016 Spring Seal of Approval awards and its no surprise The Young Scientists Club has won, again. This season it’s kudos for its six intriguing Science-Art Fusion Series themed kits ($19.99). Now kids can have their science and display it too! Read more ...
YOUNG SCIENTISTS DISCOVER THAT MAKING ART IS A GREAT WAY TO LEARN SCIENCE IN 2016
Science-Art Fusion Series Makes Debut At Toy Fair Booth 5618 With Themes Of Bubbles, Sculptures, Explosions, Rainbows & More!
November 18, 2015
Jamestown, RI (November 18, 2015) – Would you consider innovators Leonardo daVinci and Steve Jobs to be scientists or artists? It’s a debate in which you just can’t pick one field. These two thinkers embraced all the principles of STEM but added the beauty of art, now known in education circles as STEAM. The Young Scientists Club leaps into 2016 with this fusion of fields and launches a gallery of six new kits at their Booth 5618 at The American International Toy Fair. Be inspired to create an explosion or a rainbow with one of their Science-Art Fusion Series six themed kits ($19.99). Read more ...
WAHOO! YOUNG SCIENTISTS TO EXPLORE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS SPACE & HUMAN BODY LABS IN 2016
Visit Toy Fair Booth 5618 To Peek Inside Two New Lab Kits Featuring Whimsical Ms. Frizzle & Her Curious Students
November 18, 2015
Jamestown, RI (November 18, 2015) – Do phrases like dilating pupils and night-vision flashlight make you think of a doctor or an astronaut? These are actually two experiments scientists as young as 5 will discover in the upcoming batch of 2016 Magic School Bus™ lab kits created by The Young Scientists Club. Be the first to open the yellow bus-shaped boxes at their Booth 5618 at The American International Toy Fair. Read more ...
NEED PROOF OF THE PERFECT PRESENT? YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB KITS BOAST 11 AWARDS!
Parents’ Choice, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Mr. Dad & Creative Child All Adore Magic School Bus and Clifford Themed DIY Experiments
October 16, 2015
Jamestown, RI (October 16, 2015) – Any of this year’s products from The Young Scientists Club -- such as The Magic School Bus Science Explosion game ($29.99) – will make a perfect present for a boy or girl. The proof is not in the pudding but in the words of four prestigious panels that judge toys. Parents’ Choice, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Creative Child and Mr. Dad have observed and concluded that these kits are not only fun but “wahoo” as Magic School Bus’ Ms. Frizzle says. Read more ...
YOUNG SCIENTISTS GET INSPIRED BY CELSIUS THE SCIENCE BUG AND ITS HANDS-ON SCIENCE KIT GROUP CURRICULUM
Introduce & Engage STEM Learning Via 36 Award-Winning Kit Topics Ideal For After-School Clubs, Scouts, Sleepovers, Home Schoolers
September 12, 2015
Jamestown, RI (September 12, 2015) – Not surprising, STEM learning has been elevated to hands-on fun beyond the Monday to Friday classroom. That’s because Scout leaders and after-school activity planners have been inviting Celsius The Science Bug, the captivating mascot of The Young Scientists Club, to woo kids to grow crystals or create a tornado in a bottle. Their popular Group/School packs are perfect for up to 30 children in grades K-6. The wide-eyed expressions on their faces tells the whole story that science is exhilarating! Read more ...
YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB ADVOCATES SPROUTING A CHILD’S LOVE OF SCIENCE WITH AN EXPLOSION
Science Explosion From The Young Scientists Club Is The Perfect Game For Back-To-School Excitement Or A Holiday Shopping List Must-Have
August 10, 2015
Jamestown, RI (August 10, 2015) – Back to school season means reading, writing and ‘rithmetic. Parents know these are all necessary subjects but kids want a little fun. That’s where science comes in! The Young Scientists Club, with an emphasis on young, advocates clearing the kitchen table to make way for some scientific fun. An introduction to science for tots ages 5 and up should be fascinating, amusing and fearless. The love of science can begin before their first tooth falls out! New this season is The Magic School Bus Science Explosion ($29.99). Read more ...
LIFELONG LOVE OF SCIENCE CRYSTALLIZED AS KIDS GROW ROCK CANDY, A CRYSTAL GARDEN AND MUCH MORE WITH MS. FRIZZLE
Wahoo! Kids Take A Wild Ride On The Magic School Bus With The Young Scientists Club’s Newest Kit: Growing Crazy Crystals
May 7, 2015
Jamestown, RI (May 7, 2015) – Introducing children as young as 5 to the fascinating world of science is as close as the kitchen cupboard. Everyday items like salt and sugar and baking soda become ingredients for thought-provoking science experiments. The Young Scientists Club, makers of entertaining, informative kits, suggests crystallizing a lifelong love with science with their newest offering, The Magic School Bus™ Growing Crazy Crystals ($19.99). Read more ...
ABRACADABRA! 2015 SCIENCE KITS EXPLORE THE SCIENTIFIC MYSTERIES OF MAGIC AND WATER
The Young Scientists Club Celebrates 16 Years Of Introducing Kids To The Excitement Of Science, Math & Engineering
February 22, 2015
Jamestown, RI (February 22, 2015) – Now you see it, now you don't. The science behind magic, water and crystals is the focus of The Young Scientists Club's 16th season of whimsical lessons in science, math and even engineering. With the help of Scholastic's Clifford The Big Red Dog®, kids are eager to discover basic science principles as they graduate from preschool to kindergarten. Read more ...
ABRACADABRA! 2015 SCIENCE KITS EXPLORE MAGIC, CRYSTALS, WATER, AND END WITH AN EXPLOSION!
Visit Toy Fair Booth 5223 As The Young Scientists Club Celebrates 16 Years Of Introducing Kids To The Excitement Of Science, Math & Engineering
November 21, 2014
Jamestown, RI (November 21, 2014) – Now you see it, now you don't. The science behind magic, water and crystals is the focus of The Young Scientists Club's 16th season of whimsical lessons in science, math and even engineering. With the help of the popular Scholastic franchises, Clifford The Big Red Dog® and The Magic School Bus®, kids are eager to discover basic science principles as they graduate from preschool to elementary classes. In 2015 a new board game, Science Explosion ($29.99), Young Scientists learn all about the different fields of sciences by playing two exciting games. The games end with a volcanic eruption! See the four new kits at Booth 5223 at the North American International Toy Fair®. Read more ...
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS ENGINEERING LAB HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GOLD STAR TOY AWARD FROM SCHOLASTIC PARENT & CHILD® MAGAZINE
Engineering Lab Will Be Included in Magazine’s November Holiday Gift Guide Issue
October 28, 2014
Jamestown, RI (October 28, 2014) – Who offers an educational adventure that lasts a lifetime? Since 1999, The Young Scientists Club has enthused children with unlimited possibilities, parents with age appropriate (and fun!) learning tools and toy industry judges with phenomenal products that empower children to explore and wonder. Those efforts have been awarded time and time again and The Young Scientists Club’s latest Math and Science-based offerings are no different. The Magic School Bus Engineering Lab is one of only 24 toys to receive the Scholastic Parent & Child® Magazine Gold Star Toy Award. The Engineering Lab will be featured in the holiday gift guide in the November issue of the magazine and online at www.scholastic.com/goldstarwinners.Read more ...
THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB ADDS CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG™ SCIENCE KITS AS SUBSCRIPTION OPTION FOR THOSE COMMITTED TO S.T.E.M. LEARNING LONG AFTER SANTA RETURNS TO THE NORTH POLE
Clifford Science Kits Are The Gift That Keeps On Giving For Months After Christmas
August 24, 2014
Jamestown, RI (June 6, 2014) – Children are naturally curious about the world around them and how it works, but often lose interest as they grow up. Stimulating a curiosity in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - at a young age can make sure the world of the future is filled with little Elon Musks, ready to build the next Tesla or perfect the colony plans for Mars. But how do you spark that innate curiosity in kids as young as 3 and make sure it lasts long after Christmas? With a Clifford the Big Red Dog science kit subscription, of course! Read more ...
OPPENHEIM & CREATIVE CHILD TINKER WITH FOUR S.T.E.M. KITS FROM MATH EXPLOSION TO FOOD SCIENCE THEN AWARD THEM EIGHT HONORS
The Young Scientists Club Wow Toy Judges Again and Again With Amazing Kits That Earn 2014 Game of the Year, Product of the Year & Gold Seals
June 6, 2014
Jamestown, RI (June 6, 2014) – Every year The Young Scientists Club rolls out amazing new science experiment kits that get tykes as young as 3 years intrigued by science, technology, engineering and math -- known collectively as S.T.E.M. And every year judges from the toy industry are impressed with the clever kits that have kids doing kitchen table experiments from math explosions to electrical engineering! This summer an impressive eight honors -- including two Product of the Year nods-- have been awarded by Oppenheim Toy Portfolio and Creative Child magazine to The Young Scientists Club's four new ensembles.
MATHEMATICS FACTORS INTO THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB 2014 ROSTER WITH DEBUT OF MATH EXPLOSION
Visit Booth 5222 For The Magic School Bus™ Math Explosion Kit That Fosters Kids To Pursue All The Topics Of A STEM Education
November 21, 2013
Jamestown, RI (November 21, 2013) – Quick, name three things that start with the letter "M" that kids like. How about magnets and marshmallows? And of course, math. Yes, arithmetic! Kids are discovering that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing are really fun when they involve an erupting volcano! That kind of out-of-the-box thinking is what has made The Young Scientists Club so successful. The company that started in 1998 with phenomenal products that empower children to explore science has factored in math with their newest product, The Magic School Bus Math Explosion ($29.99). Visitors to their Toy Fair Booth 5222 will be the first see "lava" flow as they review their own math skills!
MATH & ENGINEERING JOIN THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB IN 2014 AS THEY FOSTER S.T.E.M. EXCELLENCE IN KIDS
Discover The Magic School Bus™ Math Explosion & Engineering Lab Plus Clifford The Big Red Dog® Animal & Food Science Kits At Booth 5222
November 21, 2013
Jamestown, RI (November 21, 2013) – Who offers an educational adventure that lasts a lifetime? Since 1999, The Young Scientists Club has enthused children with unlimited possibilities, parents with age appropriate (and fun!) learning tools and toy industry judges with phenomenal products that empower children to explore and wonder. To celebrate its 15th anniversary (1999-2014) the "Club" is adding something new -- math and engineering themed kits! After all, S.T.E.M. education is the new buzz word in schools for even the youngest learners. Look for four new kits featuring The Magic School Bus and Clifford at the American International Toy Fair Booth 5222.
PARENTS' CHOICE AND ACADEMICS' CHOICE JUDGES EXPERTLY EXPLORE THE WONDERS OF THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB
May 22, 2013
Jamestown, RI (May 22, 2013) – The Young Scientists Club is all about the exploration of new concepts and new things to ponder. When Parents' Choice Foundation Spring 2013 Award judges needed to explore the best new toys on the market, it was no surprise that they discovered the "wow" factor again and again with science kits designed for ages 3 and up.
TILLYWIG JUDGES EXTEND THREE PAWS UP TO YOUNG SCIENTISITS CLUB'S THREE CLIFFORD KITS
May 2, 2013
Jamestown, RI (May 2, 2013) – In judging circles, two thumbs up is as good as it gets but when it comes to Tillywig Toy Awards, anything can happen so its's not surprising that the Young Scientists Club was just given three paws up! With a new license from The Big Red Dog®, the science adventure company launched its Clifford series of bubble, rainbow, and kitchen experiment kits earlier this year. Tillywig's Spring 2013 Brain Child Award recognized all three Clifford kits.
YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB ENLISTS CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG™ TO TEACH NEW TRICKS TO KIDS
January 4, 2013
Jamestown, RI (January 4, 2013) – Toy buyers and retailers may be surprised to learn that although you can't teach an old dog new tricks, a big red dog will be teaching science "tricks" to youngsters in 2013. The Young Scientists Club has enlisted -- through a new licensing agreement -- a beloved literary character, Clifford, to guide kids to discover bubbles, rainbows and experiments by the kitchen sink in three new kits! Perennial favorite The Magic School Bus returns in the form of two new science toys with a focus on weather and nature. Visitors to The Young Scientists Club's Booth 5508 at the American International Toy Fair will get the first peek at these five fabulous kits that get kids as young as three excited about the world around them.
COVETED PARENTS' CHOICE FALL 2012 GOLD TO GOOEY SLIME & POLYMER LAB FOR ITS WOW FACTOR
October 23, 2012
Jamestown, RI (October 23, 2012) – Who knew that slime, goop and glue were educational? They are when you create them in easy-to-follow science experiments. Leave it to Ms. Frizzle of The Magic School Bus world and the folks behind The Young Scientists Club to create a self-contained science lab that wows parents, students and toy industry judges with gooey substances. The prestigious (and hard-to-win) Parents' Choice Foundation Fall 2012 competition praised The Young Scientists Club beautifully crafted The Magic School Bus Slime and Polymer Lab with a coveted Gold Award.
BETTER THAN CANDY SALES OR CAR WASHES, SLIME, MAGNETS & VOLCANOES PUT THE FUN (& PROFITS) IN FUNDRAISING THIS SEASON
October 12, 2012
Jamestown, RI (October 12, 2012) – If you live near families with young children, your doorbell rings with eager youngsters selling coupon books, raffle tickets, gift wrap, candles and lots of things that you really don't want, but, it's for a good cause. This season, smart fundraising chairpersons will offer something to really get excited about purchasing: slime, goop and magnets! It's all part of The Young Scientists Club new initiative to give science kits for the holidays while giving back 20% cash to a worthy organization.
SLIME, POLYMER & MAGNETS ATTRACT FIVE TOP PRIZES FROM CREATIVE CHILD AWARDS & FATHER'S DAY '12 MR. DAD & GREATDAD RECOMMENDS
June 8, 2012
Jamestown, RI (June 8, 2012) – If you are a young scientist, discovering "proof" that something really works is amazing! If you are a parent of The Young Scientists Club fan, proof that these kits are incredible gets proved every year by such prestigious competitions as the 2012 Creative Child Awards. They just bestowed their trifecta of accolades -- Kids Product of the Year, Toy of the Year and Preferred Choice of the Year to all three new The Magic School Bus™ kits, where kids get to handle polymers, magnets and slime. Want more proof? The big guys from this year's Father's Day 2012 Mr. Dad Seal of Approval and GreatDad Recommends awarded two top honors to The Magic School Bus™ -- in its Elementary School category -- after getting slimed and testing three delivered-monthly-to-home Science Club kits.
YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB'S 2012 SCIENCE KITS EXERT INVISIBLE POWERS
February 12, 2012
Jamestown, RI (February 12, 2012)–If you find yourself with metal in your pockets at this year's American International Toy Fair in New York City, then don't be surprised when you get sucked into Booth 5214. What's the attraction? Well, besides their personal magnetism, the scientists at The Young Scientists Club will be showing some new Magic School Bus science kits, including "Attracted to Magnificent Magnets."
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS™ ADDS YOUR CHILD’S HOME TO ITS ADVENTUROUS BUS ROUTE
January 5, 2012The Magic School Bus™ Science Club Delivers Kits Directly to Children’s Homes
Jamestown, RI (January 5, 2012)–Any child who’s enjoyed the brilliant, entertaining and wacky Ms. Frizzle take her students on magical scientific bus rides wishes they could get picked up by her every morning. It’s no wonder, really. Ms. Frizzle and her fictional students have been exciting kids’ imaginations and curiosity by showing how incredibly fun science can be for 25 years.
THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB GOES 5 FOR 5
June 15, 2011All Five of the Company’s New 2011 Products Named Creative Child Winners
Jamestown, RI (June 15, 2011) –The Young Scientists Club is batting a thousand this year with Creative Child. For any non-baseball fans out there, that means that every single one of the company’s new products was a hit with the judges, which is saying a lot.
THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB CELEBRATES THE 25th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS™ WITH FIVE NEW KITS
February 13, 2011See What’s New At The Young Scientists Club Toy Fair Booth 5233- Including The Introduction Of A New Lab Series And Appearances By The Beloved Ms. Frizzle!
Jamestown, RI (February 13, 2011) – In 2011, the kids will cheer as The Young Scientists Club rolls out its newest science kits to explore and experiment with volcanoes, electricity, chemistry, and microscopes while taking an imaginary ride with Ms. Frizzle on board The Magic School Bus. Visitors to the American International Toy Fair Booth 5233 can peek inside four new Magic School Bus science kits from the award-winning toymaker.
YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB’S “TRACKING EXPEDITION KIT” FORCES SANTA TO RELOCATE HIS WORKSHOP
October 7, 2010The Young Scientists Club’s “Science on a Tracking Expedition Kit” Keeps Kids On Track With Nature
Jamestown, RI (October 7, 2010) – In a report just intercepted from the MythNet (a secret network used by myths and legends), Santa Claus has relocated his workshop to a new undisclosed location. The apparent reason for this surprise action was that a 7-year old child, using the brand new, award-winning Science on a Tracking Expedition kit from the Young Scientists Club to track a flying reindeer, stumbled on the original secret workshop location by mistake.
PARENTS’ CHOICE TOP PRIZE HAS YOUNG SCIENTISTS SINGING 'HERE COMES THE SUN'
July 7, 2010Magic School Bus Solar Energy To The Rescue' Kit Wows Industry Judges
Jamestown, RI (July 7, 2010) – When The Beatles sang 'Here Comes The Sun' they scored a No. 1 record. John Denver rode to the top of the charts with 'Sunshine On My Shoulders.' There's something about solar energy that makes everyone a winner. The Young Scientists Club entered their sunshine-y kit on solar energy, and naturally, they won a spot from Parents' Choice Foundation's ultra competitive Spring 2010 Awards. Their Magic School Bus Solar Energy To The Rescue science kit earned a Parents' Choice Recommended Seal.
CREATIVE CHILD REVEALS THAT YOUNG SCIENTIST’'S CLUB USES NATURE "TO" NURTURE
July 7, 2010The Young Scientists Club Receives Creative Child's 2010 Toy Of The Year Award
Jamestown, RI (July 7, 2010) – When it comes to our children's development the "nature vs. nurture" question looms as large as the biology's, "chicken before the egg," question. But for The Young Scientists Club, the important thing is to have smart, imaginative children who question the world around them. And because of how creatively the company’s science kits use nature to nurture, Creative Child has awarded its 2010 Toy of the Year Award for Educational Science Kits, to Science on a Tracking Expedition. This marks the second consecutive year that The Young Scientist's Club has taken away the top honor for one of its kits.
YOUNG SCIENTISTS CLUB REVEALS 2010 THEMES: SOLAR ENERGY, ANIMAL TRACKS, AND DINOSAURS
February 14, 2010The Young Scientists Club’s Science Kits Receive Three Mr. Dad and Great Dad 2009-2010 Holiday Seals of Approval
Jamestown, RI (February 14, 2010) – Ever wonder what the mothers of little Albert Einstein [future Nobel Prize winner] or little Valerie Frizzle [future Magic School Bus teacher with the moniker Ms. Frizzle] gave to their brainy kids to satisfy their growing curiosity beyond their school lessons? They would have craved the award-winning collection of science kits created for budding (dare we say) Einsteins. The Young Scientists Club is delighted to announce its newest releases for 2010 with solar energy, animal tracking, and dinosaurs as themes.
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