A toy by Clementoni makes it possible to create your own crystals in custom colors and shapes. The crafty product does not only engage kids on an accessible scientific level, but it also taps their creative side.
Ideal for children eight years and up, the kit contains moulds of different animals and "nature-inspired shapes." All tools and safety equipment that is needed for you to create your own crystals is also included in the pack -- from safety goggles and latex gloves to alum sachets, beakers with lids, and test tubes with stoppers. Naturally, Clementoni also includes an illustrated manual to guide children in their quest for custom, sparkly crystals. Backed by the Science Museum, Clementoni's product is an exploration that will result in unique custom decor.