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Kaleidoscope 9

Kaleidoscope 9″
Toysmith

December 4th, 2013







Price: $17.13 ($33.33)

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Category: Prisms & Kaleidoscopes

Rating: 4.3 / 5.0 (27 votes)

Released: 2013-07-28

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Kaleidoscope 9″ by Toysmith

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Product Details

Manufacturer
Toysmith
Recommended Age
0.33333333333333 years and up
Brand
Toysmith
Model
2310

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Features

  • Colors vary.
  • Rotate these optical toys to produce a succession of designs and patterns that will amaze your senses.

Description

This jumbo-sized kaleidoscope comes with a double-color glitter wand. Both of the colors creat fun “slow-motion” images.

Editorial Review

In 1816, while experimenting with prisms and optical tools, Sir David Brewster of Scotland created a tube-like instrument that contained loose pieces of glass and other objects reflected by angled mirrors. The tube displayed various symmetrical patterns when viewed through one end. He dubbed his wonderful invention the “kaleidoscope,” from the Greek words meaning “beautiful form to see.” Kaleidoscopes are still created much the same way they were almost 200 years ago, with some variations here and there. This glass-tube kaleidoscope from Toysmith has spiraling blue-and-red bubbles and spangles suspended in liquid. When you look through the viewing hole, you see a circle of intricate, iridescent, slowly flowing particles. The results are so beautiful your kids will have trouble wresting the kaleidoscope away from you. –Lisa Whipple

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