Building a model airplane can prevent the kind of boredom that leads young children to glue their siblings into geometric shapes. Avoid brother octagons with today’s deal: for $10, you get $20 worth of toys and hobby supplies at HobbyTown USA in Delafield or Germantown.
HobbyTown USA occupies hands and stimulates minds of all ages with shelves of games, models, paints, educational toys, and other hobby supplies. The yarn-constructed shop assigns junior pilot licenses with the model F-14 Tomcat Black Bunny Jet, a sleek built-up die-cast fighter ($14.98). Hobbyists can sharpen skills and hot-dog-hunting sticks with a 10-piece carving-knife set ($4.95) or colorize model planes and other projects with an eight-color, gloss-enamel paint set ($12.49). The balsa fins and molded plastic nose cone of the 17-inch Aerospace One Fighter Escort Rocket kit ($15.99) can soar up to 500 feet when strapped to an A6-4 single rocket motor.
HobbyTown USA’s selection of educational toys, puzzles, and games make establishing new neuron connections entertaining. Learn about solar energy while constructing battery-less toys with the 6-in-1 educational solar kit, which asks children to snap in place 21 separate parts to construct six working models, from an airboat and a windmill to a puppy and an airplane ($19.99). The classic ant farm ($15.49) puts a slice of nature in the home, teaching valuable lessons about teamwork and moving chunks of large sand. Keep rainy days productive with a 1,000-piece Asian Rainforest puzzle, a colorful depiction of fantasy art set on thick green board backing ($14.49).