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Wizard Mountain

Wizard Mountain

Spring 2014 Toys
Ages: 8 & Up
Manufacturer: DuneCraft, Inc
Price: $29.99

Wizard Mountain is a gardening kit that has everything needed to create the type of garden that a wizard would grow. Five seed packs to grow plants with a variety of special properties and uses—aloe, eucalyptus, hyssop, sage, and the sensitive plant—are included with a sturdy, plastic Mountain Planner, two germination disks, glow-in-the-dark gravel, a germination bag, rubber band for sealing the germination bag, a small plastic wizard, and illustrated instructions to put it all together. The easy-to-understand, illustrated instructions include plant descriptions, growing information, "Fun Facts" for each plant, and sections on Wizard Lore, Wizard Facts, and Types of Wizards. Not only does the kit teach beginner gardening skills, but its wizard-theme resulted in children's desire to read books about wizards.

Sharon Heuscher   ©2014 Parents' Choice
Sharon holds B.A.s in English Literature and Ancient Studies as well as a B.S. in Psychology. She is currently a masters-level trainee in Clinical Psychology specializing in neurodegenerative diseases. For the past thirteen years, Sharon has focused primarily on raising, educating, and nurturing her five children who range in age from three to thirteen.

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