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Cyber Monday Toy Deals: The Best Science Toys for Kids

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If your little one (or not-so-little-one) is an aspiring paleontologist, star-gazer or chemist, one of these science-inspired toys may be right for your child. Here's a look at some of the best Cyber Monday deals for young science enthusiasts. 

Volcanic Eruption & Lava Lab Science Experiments Kit

Watch the fun erupt! This 22-piece kit is perfect for experimenting with mineral science. The kit provides all the tools and ingredients you'll need for concocting an erupting volcano, and experimenting with gasses, fizzing mineral pools and lava "bombs." 

Price: $19.95 (60% off list price)View Deal

Large Toy Dinosaur Figures with Movable Jaws

Chomp! Realistic dinosaur figures made of non-toxic plastic will provide hours of enjoyment for your young paleontologist. The four-piece set includes a mix of carnivores and herbivores: Tyrannosaurus rex, Stegosaurus, Spinosaurus and Diplodocus. Snap up these dinosaurs on Cyber Monday, figures measure between 5 inches (13 centimeters) and 10 inches (25 cm), and are recommended for age 3 and up. 

Price: $12.99 (28% off list price)View Deal

Super Cool Space Facts: A Fun, Fact-filled Space Book for Kids 

Blast off into an out-of-this-world adventure with dozens of facts about planets, moons, black holes, exploding stars and more! Written by a planetary scientist and educator, "Super Cool Space Facts" is recommended for grade levels 1 to 4. 

Price: $7.99 (20% savings off list price)View Deal

Compact Binoculars for Kids

Focus on nature with Amazon's Cyber Monday binoculars deal. Durable, shockproof and waterproof rubber-coated binoculars are perfect for small hands and cushioned for comfort, providing 8x magnification for birdwatching or observing wildlife from a distance. 

Price: $10.04 and free one-day shippingView Deal

Kidzlane Microscope

Curious preschoolers can get a closer look at wonders of the natural world with this child-friendly microscope, featuring 8x magnification and a built-in light. Recommended for ages 3 and up, it requires 3 AAA batteries (not included). On Cyber Monday, Amazon is selling this toy microscope for $16.99, a 15% savings off the list price.

Price: $16.99View Deal

Science! STEM Sticker Adventure

This activity book is packed with stickers celebrating women in the sciences. Over 150 stickers accompany activities to intrigue and delight young minds, featuring experiments and projects that will introduce kids to scientific disciplines such as marine biology, geology, astronomy, botany, chemistry, medicine and paleontology. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. Stick around for Amazon's Cyber Monday deal: The sticker book is on sale for $11.94, a savings of 12% off the list price.

Price: $11.94View Deal

Dinosaur Skeleton Kit

Youthful paleontologists can learn about the anatomy of a Tyrannosaurus rex while assembling this scientifically accurate scale model of a T. rex skeleton. The model measures 26 inches (66 cm) long, and is made up of 20 plastic pieces that snap together. A full-color, 8-page manual includes instructions for building and mounting this "king" of the Cretaceous. 

Price: $19.72 (34% off list price)View Deal

Mindy Weisberger
Mindy Weisberger is a senior writer for Live Science covering general science topics, especially those relating to brains, bodies, and behaviors in humans and other animals — living and extinct. Mindy studied filmmaking at Columbia University; her videos about dinosaurs, biodiversity, human origins, evolution, and astrophysics appear in the American Museum of Natural History, on YouTube, and in museums and science centers worldwide. Follow Mindy on Twitter.