Holiday Gift Guide: Toys, Books, and More From Our Discovery Store!

November 15, 2023

With the holiday season approaching, searching for the perfect fun and engaging gifts can be challenging. The Lawrence Discovery Store has your back with a curated selection of items to excite the young scientist in your life. Because we know what engages children, we’ve put together a list of science experiments, toys, and more that make excellent gifts or stocking stuffers.

“Like all products in the Discovery Store, our holiday gift guide was curated with items that provide that perfect balance of education and fun!” said Retail Manager Amy Kitsner. “These books, crafts, and science kits are sure to engage your kids long after the wrapping paper is ripped off.”

When you shop at our Discovery Store in-person or online, each purchase supports The Lawrence and our mission to inspire and engage through science discovery and learning in ways that advance equity and opportunity. Do your holiday shopping knowing that you’re supporting a good cause and helping provide quality science learning experiences to kids and schools in need. 

Outdoor Nature Lab Program Lead Chris Ziska with his staff pick Nature’s Best Hope
Outdoor Nature Lab Program Lead Chris Ziska with his staff pick Nature’s Best Hope

If you’re shopping online, place your order before Wednesday, December 13, to ensure your gift will arrive before Christmas. And don’t forget, Lawrence Hall of Science Members always save 10% in our store!

Nature’s Best Hope by Douglas W. Tallamy is so motivational and provides wonderful information on how to help improve the planet, one backyard at a time,” said Outdoor Nature Lab Program Lead Chris Ziska. “The importance of native gardens and helping the species that call your backyard home is a focal point of this informative and engaging book, and everyone will be able to walk away learning something.” Visit our Store Staff Picks page for more staff favorites.

This is just a selection of our curated holiday gift guide. Visit the Discovery Store online to see the full list!

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