Thursday, January 10, 2013

The Discovery Box For Kids - The $289 Dollar Box

The Large Discovery Box is a beautiful, furniture-quality product constructed of durable birch wood and finished with a smooth varnish. It has 12 small drawers and 2 wide drawers. The box dimensions are approximately 29" wide x 10.5" tall x 11.5" deep.

A starter set of collectible items is included with the box. The set includes 50 items of more than 20 different varieties of rocks, fossils, shells and insects.

Also included with the Discovery Box is an Information Guide that describes the natural items with photos, descriptions and "fun facts". In addition, an Activity Guide gives adults ideas on fun Discovery Box activities for kids.

Click on photo for larger view. The starter set in the photo is a close representation but may not be the exact set you receive. Additional collectibles are available in the catalog.

The typical collection includes:

  • Long Horn Beetle
  • Orb Weaver Spider
  • Trilobite Fragments
  • Petrified Wood
  • Gastropod Fossils
  • Pelecypod Fossils
  • Amethyst Cluster
  • Amethyst Points
  • Snowflake Obsidian
  • Pyrite
  • Agate Slabs
  • Mini Cut Geode
  • Polished Gems
  • Pink Murex Shell
  • Murex Virgines
  • Murex Turnispina
  • Snipes Bill Murex
  • Sundial Shells
  • Babylonia Spirata
  • Distorsio Reticulata
  • Purple Turretella
  • Purple Top Tiger
  • Sand Dollar
  • Sea Sponge
  • Sea Urchin
  • Sea Star
  • Small Shell Mix

1 comment:

Belle said...

I would have loved this as a kid. I was thrilled to find broken toys outside or anything weird, like a spent shell. I didn't collect anything normal.