Toys for Springtime Discovery

Presenter: Dani Weigand, Marketing Manager, Clark Planetarium


Estes Rockets

The Planet Fun Store carries a large selection of Estes Brand Ready-to-Fly Rockets. We know parents today are looking for activities to do with the kids, but are starved for time. These Rocket kits come with everything you need to go out and launch a rocket!

Price: $16.95 to $49.95.

Especially cool is the “Hydrogen Rocket” kit that works on tap water and provided hydrogen tablets for a safe, easy, and fun launch! Can be reused 100’s of times with materials provided!

Price: $50.95

The Wizard Poi

The Wizard Poi is a fun and easy to use toy that comes from the Oriental Arts. The Poi is two weighted pouches with streamers attached mounted on strings you attach to your fingers. Anybody from ages 2 to 102 with no training or juggling skills can pick them up and do amazing and beautiful tricks right away! This is a great toy to keep everybody in the family outdoors and active!

Price: $18.95

Stomp Rockets

What kid doesn’t like to stomp stuff? Our “Stomp Rockets” set lets them stomp on a pump that launches a foam rocket 100 to 200 feet in the air! Bonus! The “Stomp Rocket Junior” is for smaller kids and shoots rockets up to 100 feet into the air. The “Stomp Rocket Ultra” is for the bigger kids and will launch foam rockets up to 200 feet in the air. These toys have won many awards including “Dr. Toy” and “iParenting Media Award.”

Price: $9.95 – 11.95

X-treme Wings Gliders

Tired of flying the same old kite? Try the awesome new “X-treme Wings Gliders” from The Planet Fun Store. These awesome stunt gliders are made of durable nylon with a graphite airframe that adjusts for stunts. Easy to assemble and fly with cool Fractal and Flame designs the kids are into!

Price: 35″ wingspan model is $19.95 and the 50″ wingspan model is $29.95.

Star Rocket and Meteor Rocket

These classic baking soda & vinegar powered rockets are a blast! Both are easy to build and launch and can be reused forever! These science kits have won numerous awards such as “Dr. Toy,” “Parent’s Choice,” and “100 Best Children’s”. The Meteor Rocket blasts 100 feet into the air, and the Star Rocket travels up to 300 feet into the air.

Price: $19.95.


Find these toys and more science-themed gifts at the
Clark Planetarium Planet Fun Store.
110 South 400 West Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-1145
801-456-STAR (7827)

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