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Flights Of Fancy

Flights Of Fancy offer a range of gifts with a Nature, Educational & Nostalgic theme. In today's technological age, many have lost sight of the simple things that used to give so much pleasure. To redress the balance, Flights of Fancy have tried to recreate a few of the best ideas, they are made using supply chain assured wood, supporting better management of the worlds forest for the future generations.

 

Flights of Fancy Animal Tracks

Animal Tracks £4.00

The Animal tracks kit from Flights of fancy is a great way of letting children learn all about animals commonly found in Britain. The Flights of Fancy Animal Tracks Casting kit made in the UK, is an educational children’s activity kit supplied in a colourful tube packed with information.

The kit contains everything you need to start you collection of Animal tracks, plaster powder, an information sheet and an identification chart of a wide range of Mammal tracks. 

Features

  • Animal tracking kit to learn about wildlife
  • Informative guide on tracking
  • Identification chart
  • Plaster for casting
  • Kit made using recycled paper and card
  • Made in the UK


Flights of Fancy About Birdwatching Kit

About Birdwatching Kit £9.00

The About Birdwatching Kit from Flights of Fancy is a great introduction to bird watching and identification, it has everything needed for the beginner birdwatcher.  Made in the UK, is an educational children’s activity kit supplied in a colourful tube packed with information.

There are 72 images of common British and European birds on 24 identification cards, a pair of folding binoculars, a notepad and pencil for field notes, bird feeding recipes to make, a guide on ways to simplify identification and loads of information on what to do to be a successful birdwatcher.

Features

  • About Birdwatching Kit introduces children to the wonder of birds
  • 24 identification cards with 72 images of common British and European birds
  • Folding binoculars
  • Notepad and pencil for field notes
  • Bird food recipes
  • A guide simple methods of bird identification


Flights of Fancy All About Bugs kit

About Bugs Kit £9.00

The Flights of Fancy All About Bugs kit offers and informative introduction to commonly found insects in Britain and Europe. Made in the UK, is an educational children’s activity kit supplied in a colourful tube packed with information.

There are 24 bug identification cards with excellent illustrations and lots of interesting facts, a cloth net for capturing creepy crawlies, a magnified collection jar for examining them and a notepad and pencil for recording findings. Also included are full instructions.

Features

  • Animal tracking kit to learn about wildlife
  • Informative guide on tracking
  • Identification chart
  • Plaster for casting
  • Kit made using recycled paper and card


Flights of Fancy About Wildflowers Kit

About Wild Flowers Kit £9.00

The Flights of Fancy About Wildflowers Kit let children learn common wild flower plant names.   Made in the UK, this educational children’s activity kit is supplied in a colourful tube packed with information.

There are 24 identification cards showing 48 colourful flowers, a small wooden flower press, tweezers and wild flower seeds to start your very own meadow, notepad and pencil to record flowers spotted and lots of information on how to identify the different flower types.

Features

  • About Wild Flowers Kit introduces children to the wonder of free growing flora
  • 24 identification cards with 48 images and information on commonly found wild flowers
  • Small wooden flower press and tweezers
  • Wild flower seeds for to have a go at growing your own
  • Notepad and pencil for field notes
  • An identification guide


Flights of Fancy Pond Dipping Kit

Pond Dipping Kit £9.00

The Flights of Fancy Pond Dipping Kit introduces children to learn all about pond life and that of streams and rivers too. 

Made in the UK and supplied in a colourful tube packed with information. There are 24 pond life identification cards with images and facts about the creatures, insects and plants to be found, a magnified collection jar, cloth fishing net, notepad and pencil plus full instructions.

Features

  • Pond Dipping Kit introduces children to a watery world
  • 24 identification cards with images and facts on common creatures and plants found in ponds, rivers and streams
  • Cloth fishing net for capturing specimens and magnified collection jar for examining and identification
  • Notepad and pencil for field notes
  • A guide to successful pond dipping


Flights of Fancy About Trees kit

About Trees Kit £9.00

The Flights of Fancy About Trees kit gives a beginners insight into commonly found trees in Britain.

Made in the UK and supplied in a colourful tube packed with information. There are 24 tree identification cards with illustrations of the tree bark and leaves as well as a fully grown tree, a handy tree height measure that requires no climbing, a skeleton leaf to examine the structure of a leaf in detail and lots of information on trees such as what happens to a tree when harvested.

Features

  • About Trees kit introduces children to the wonder of trees
  • 24 identification cards with images and information on commonly found trees
  • Tree measure and skeleton leaf for field research
  • 3 tree seeds to have a go at growing your own
  • Informative guide

 



Flights of Fancy About The Seashore nature kit

About The Seashore Kit £9.00

The Flights of Fancy About The Seashore nature kit allow children to learn all about the seashore, rock pools and beaches. Made in the UK and supplied in a colourful tube packed with information.

Included in the kit there are illustrations of shells, sea animals and more plus loads of interesting facts, a cloth net for collecting specimens, a magnified collection jar for examining them and a notepad and pencil for recording all those impressive findings. Also included are full instructions on successful scavenging! 

Features

  • Help children learn about the wildlife on our seashores
  • Educational nature kit for holidays and family walks
  • 24 seashore identification cards
  • Cloth net, magnified collection jar and notepad and pencil included
  • Excellent illustrations and loads of facts



Morse Code kit from Flights of Fancy

Morse Code Kit £15.00

With the Morse Code kit from Flights of Fancy children can make their own morse code set. This educational activity toy allows the user to learn all about the fascinating history of Morse Code and how Morse Telegraphy was the very start of global communications.

The Morse Code Kit comprises of a wooden key, buzzer, bulb holder with bulb and wire and battery box to build you very own practice set.

Features

  • Make your own morse code set
  • Fun science kit for kids
  • Ideal way for kids to learn about the start of the global communications explosion
  • Informative booklet on the history of morse code and instructions
  • Comes with wooden key trapper, sounder, bulb holder with bulb and wire and battery box


Flights of Fancy Paper Making Kit

Paper Making Kit £18.00

The Flights of Fancy Paper Making Kit is a great way to introduce children to the art of making paper in a traditional way The boxed kit comes with a 24 page booklet giving the history of paper plus fully illustrated instructions on how to use the included paper press.

The A5 paper press is a high quality, wooden variety with a frame, deckle and press and the kit comes with the materials needed to have a go with an added touch of some dried flowers too. 

Features

  • Educational craft kit for children
  • Learn how to make your own paper
  • Traditional wooden frame, deckle and press
  • 24 page book on the history of paper making and full instructions
  • Boxed set which is an ideal gift for children
  • Recycle paper from around the house
  • Materials needed plus added dried flowers


Flights of Fancy Pinhole Camera Kit

Pinhole Photography Kit £20.00

The Flights of Fancy Pinhole Camera Kit allows you to build a camera, then take and develop photos.

Pre grooved squares of wood slot together to form a tight, light box, attach the shutter cover to the front, assemble the black out box from the pre-folded black card and insert, create the pinhole and you are ready to go out an take images.

When you have taken your images it is time to get back to a dark room to develop the picture using the developer and fixer fluids provided.

Features

  • Build a working pinhole camera kit
  • Everything needed in the box to develop your own original black and white snaps
  • Unique slot together wooden camera
  • Photographic paper, developer and fixer, tweezers, gloves and more
  • Clear, concise instructions
  • Fun science kit which educates kids into the photographic process
  • Fascinating facts book which explains the history of photography
  • All wooden elements in kit from FSC sources in the UK


Flights of Fancy Crystal Radio Kit

Crystal Radio Kit £20.00

The Flights of Fancy Crystal Radio Kit provides everything you need to make and listen to a working radio (medium wave AM channels) and requires no electricity or batteries - you just have to earth it to a radiator and use the other wire as an aerial.

The kit includes easy, illustrated, instructions.  Everything needed is in the box

The Flights of Fancy completed crystal radio measures 18 by 14 by 10cm; box dimensions 15.5 x 24 x 5.5cms.

Features

  • Build a working radio
  • No batteries or electricity needed
  • Everything needed in the box
  • 24 page booklet includes history of the radio
  • Tunes into medium (AM) wavebands
  • Great science kit for kids
  • Wooden radio components sourced in the UK from FSC


Flights of Fancy Three Flying Owls

Three Flying Owls
Three Flying Owls - Short-Eared Owl, Tawny Owl And Barn Owl Presented In Gift Box. They Have An Impressive 54 Cm Wingspan.
£6.00

Three Dimensional Card Birds. Simple To Make And Realistic In Detail, You Just Cut Them Out, Crease Along The Dotted Line And A Couple Spots Of Glue, Thats It!



Flights of Fancy About Birdwatching Kit

Three Birds Of Prey
Standing Barn Owl, Flying Tawny Owl And Flying Peregrine Presented In Gift Box.
£5.50

Three Dimensional Card Birds. Simple To Make And Realistic In Detail, You Just Cut Them Out, Crease Along The Dotted Line And A Couple Spots Of Glue, Thats It!



Flights of Fancy Popular Garden Birds

Six Popular Garden Birds
Blackbird, Wren, Chaffinch, Robin, Sparrow And Goldfinch Presented In A Gift Box.
£5.00

Three Dimensional Card Birds. Simple To Make And Realistic In Detail, You Just Cut Them Out, Crease Along The Dotted Line And A Couple Spots Of Glue, Thats It!



Flights of Fancy Popular Garden Birds

Six More Popular Garden Birds
Greenfinch,Thrush, Bullfinch, Nuthatch, Starling And Blue Tit Presented In A Gift Box.
£5.00

Three Dimensional Card Birds. Simple To Make And Realistic In Detail, You Just Cut Them Out, Crease Along The Dotted Line And A Couple Spots Of Glue, Thats It!



Flights of Fancy Small Wildlife

Small Wildlife
Otter, Hedgehog, Rabbit, Red squirrel, Mouse and Frog..
£6.00

This set includes 6 small wildlife: otter, hedgehog, rabbit, red squirrel, mouse and frog.



Flights of Fancy Three Flying Sea Birds

Three Flying Sea Birds
Black-Headed Gull, Gannet And Puffin Presented In Gift Box. They Have An Impressive 54 Cm Wingspan.
£6.00

Three Dimensional Card Birds. Simple To Make And Realistic In Detail, You Just Cut Them Out, Crease Along The Dotted Line And A Couple Spots Of Glue, Thats It!



Flights of Fancy Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs
Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptor, Stegosaurus, Iguanodon, Deinonychus.
£6.00

This set includes 5 dinosaurs: Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptor, Stegosaurus, Iguanodon, Deinonychus.



Flights of Fancy Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs
Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, Spinosaurus, Pteranodon, Parasaurolophus.
£6.00

This set includes 5 dinosaurs: Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, Spinosaurus, Pteranodon, Parasaurolophus.