Kids toys, games and educational activities
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We received a new shipment of puzzles! Come in to see our selection! We have puzzles for all ages!
Activities for Kids
If you want to be able to relax, you'll need to keep the kids busy on a project that will captivate their attention. Why not make sure that while they're having fun, that they're also being creative. We have some suggestions below, and there are many more ideas in the store. Shop instore or use our curbside service.
Create with Clay Dinosaurs
Comes with everything you need to create 3 dinos! Combine the fun of arts and crafts with science and learning to create the perfect STEM experience.
How to draw faces
Learn the classic art of portraiture with premium quality Faber-Castell World Color EcoPencils. This progressive learning guide will help young artists build creative confidence at every step.
Coloring with Clay
Blend, marble, roll and arrange your clay to create works of art with texture and depth. Clay sticks to the board. Each kit includes 4 display easels.
Kobi Yamada introducing his books Trying and Maybe
The staff at our Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop store in Monroe, WA were so happy and honored to host New York Times best-selling author Kobi Yamada for a virtual book signing on Fri. December 4, 2020. Koby shared his thoughts and inspirations about his books "Trying" and "Maybe". Watch the videos listed below to hear his incredibly inspiring message. He also signed our entire inventory of his MAYBE books! Yes that’s right, when you purchase his Maybe book here, it has been personally signed by Kobi Yamada! Both books are available for purchase in the store (or via curbside pick up). While supplies last.
"Maybe" book intrduction video: https://youtu.be/XsP7AbJKu8U
"Trying" book introduction video: https://youtu.be/vEvAdLxC3YI
Canvas Art Painting Kits
Many designs to choose from.
Poke-A-Dot Books by Melissa & Doug
Kids will love to poke the irresistible click-to-count buttons to hear satisfying "clicks" and "pops" as they count all the amazing creatures in the sea! This sturdy 20-page interactive board book invites kids to pop along as they explore and learn fun facts along the way! Poke-a-Dot® books help encourage language development, counting, and fine motor skills. Patented Pop-a-Tronic technology lets kids discover different popping sounds by poking the dots from the front or the back, with pages raised or flat!
Diamond Dotz Dotzies Kids Activity Sets
Create stunning designs using the Diamond Art Kits! Designs are printed on high-quality polyester fabric. The areas to be worked with diamonds is printed in the form of a chart similar to a counted cross-stitch chart.
KLUTZ Book & Maker Kits
Latch Hook Kits for Kids
Melissa & Doug Reusable Sticker Books
Includes your favorite themes: safari, fairy, pirate and more!
Melissa & Doug Wooden Construction Site Vehicles
It's time to get constructive fun rolling with these sturdy wooden vehicles! The eight-piece set includes a steam roller, cement mixer, forklift, dump truck, front loader, crane, and backhoe, each approximately four inches long, and a construction piece to lift and load. All are brightly colored with lots of moving parts that are fun for kids three and older to grasp and maneuver. Designed to play perfectly with Melissa & Doug Activity Rugs, the construction vehicles store conveniently or can be displayed in the compartmentalized wooden tray.
Melissa & Doug Activity Rugs
Come in to see what styles are available.
Now available at Ben Franklin in Bonney Lake, WA! Come in to see our entire selection.
Breyer Red Stable Set and Accessories - Stablemates
Metal Earth Model Kits
Metal Earth is made from high quality steel sheets. Each model features amazing detail with parts cut from one or more 4" square steel sheets. Easy to follow instructions are included with each kit and NO GLUE OR SOLDER REQUIRED! Simply snip out the pieces and bend the tabs through corresponding connection points.
Ty Flippable Beanie Boos
Pet the sequins to make the color change!
They come in medium & small sizes. Great selection to choose from!
Jurassic in a Can
Includes 6 dinosaurs and 1 off-road vehicle.
Finger puppets are a great way for kids to entertain themselves for hours! (selection may vary)
S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. toys encourage kids and individuals of all ages to identify their passions in the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
STEM Activity Kits
These small kits contain everything they need for their discovery!
4D Science or 4D Chemistry: Learning kits for kids. Add the novelty of augmented reality to classic experiments to raise your child's interest level in science and chemistry. Using the viewer and the free app downloaded to your smartphone, Professor Maxwell comes to life on your experiment book to explain how to do the experiments and the principles behind them.
Invent Flying Machines Kids Kit: By Creativity for Kids. With over 150+ pieces including a wind-up propeller, sturdy building sticks, straws, nylon and plastic paper, patterned papers, foil stickers and more, you can create multiple flying machines, each with its own unique design.
Science Wiz Kits
Science Magic Kits
Alex Spa DIY Bubble Bars
ALEX Spa DIY Bubble Bars lets kids create a fun, foamy and fragranced tub time experience. Mix chemicals, colors and scents to create a powdery mix that you shape with plastic cookie cutters and layer to create adorable soap pieces.
Alex Spa DIY Bath Bomb Donuts
ALEX Spa DIY Bath Bomb Donuts lets kids create a fun, fizzy and fragranced tub time experience. Mix chemicals, colors and scents to create a powdery mix that hardens in a donut shaped mold. Top off your creation with soap sprinkles and dunk it in the tub.
Shrinky Dinks Kits
Toys for the younger kids
Toys: Soft Baby Photo Albums with attached toy
Melissa & Doug Wood Magnet Sets
Toys: Marble Fun Run Building Block Set
Klutz Activity Books
Plus Plus Blocks - multiple kits available!
Tubes contain blocks to make a specific design.
Melissa and Doug On-The-Go Watercolor Games
Melissa and Doug Art Pads
Coloring, painting and reusable sticker books.
Melissa and Doug Stamp Sets
Mix and match the detailed stamps to create hundreds of beautiful scenes. All the pieces, including the 2-color inkpad, store in a sturdy wooden box. Washable, non-toxic kid-friendly ink.
Melissa and Doug Decoupage Made Easy Craft Sets
Creating the perfect patchwork pal has never been so fun, fast, and easy! Pre-cut round stickers in different sizes and eight coordinating patterns are mess-free and simple to press onto the adorable paper-maché animal figure. Overlap to create one-of-a-kind designs, then use the foam craft brush to coat with glitter decoupage glue. Finish with a ribbon "collar" and expressive sticker eyes! Figurine stands 5" high.
Melissa and Doug "Created By Me" Figurines
The only difficulty with this craft set will be deciding which of the two ready-to-decorate solid resin pet figurines to paint first! 6 pots of colorful, non-toxic paint and an easy-clean paintbrush are all included.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Play Sets
The wooden blocks are brightly decorated on one side and are great for stacking, sorting, counting, and building, as well as being designed to play perfectly with Melissa & Doug activity rugs. This set is a perfect way for kids three and older to develop fine motor skills, and encourages storytelling and imaginative play.
Make it yourself using our great selection of supplies!
Grafix Inkjet Shrink Film, Shrink Film and The Shrinky Dinks Book by Klutz
Create, then bake your art and watch it shrink. Great for jewelry, kids crafts, paper crafts (great card making possibilities), home decor and more! Perfect for all ages.
Mad Libs Books
Klutz and Melissa & Doug On-The-Go Activity Books
Our Melissa and Doug art supply selection is at its best!