If you've got a lil explorer who plays with rollie-pollies, catches caterpillars and snatches up snails, The Discovery Channel Store has a few finds that your bugger will love.
- Ant Gel Habitat ($20) — Forget the dirt filled ant farm, based on the design used by NASA to study ants in space, this nontoxic nutrient-rich gel serves as a place for harvester ants to burrow and build. The set includes an ant catcher and magnifying glass.
- Butterfly Canopy ($25) —Kids can watch caterpillars, spin cocoons and become butterflies in this collapsible habitat that comes with a feeder.
- Dissect a Frog ($25) — Aspiring veterinarians can practice their skills on this plastic frog. The set comes with an extra set of realistic looking organs, dissection tools, an x-ray and an anatomy guide.