WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With the holidays approaching, parents are searching for gifts that are not only fun, but educational. Horizon Group USA, a dynamic leader in the creative D.I.Y. marketplace, offers a variety of products that are ideal for gift-giving and introduce STEAM concepts to children in a fun, engaging way.

STEAM concepts are brought to life through the Horizon’s Discovery, YOUniverse, Project MC2 and ThinkBox lines. Each product line features items that allow children to put real-world science theories to the test while learning fun facts along the way.

«Children should be encouraged to endlessly explore their creativity,» said Evan Buzzerio, CMO of Horizon Group USA. «We develop products with that adventure in mind. Kids must be given an outlet to discover more through creative play.»

STEAM concepts are brought to life through the company’s Discovery, YOUniverse, Project MC2 and ThinkBox lines. Each product line features items that allow children to put real-world science theories to the test while learning fun facts along the way.

Kits from Horizon Group’s STEAM-focused brands include:

  • Project MC2 Lip Balm Lab – Create single-layer or multiple-layer lip balms with the MC2 Lip Balm Lab Activity Kit. It includes three different flavors, glitter, five lip balm tubes and all of the ingredients required to make your very own balm. Kids can decorate the finished product with science themed stickers so they can label each one with whatever name they choose. This kids’ activity kit allows little scientists to start creating and it makes an ideal gift. Ages 6+; MSRP $12.97; available at Walmart and other fine retailers
  • Discovery Extreme Chemistry Set – Transform your kitchen into a scientific laboratory with the Discovery Extreme Chemistry Set! Explore 40 fun experiments and simple chemical reactions for a fun, hands-on, interactive learning experience. From creating temperature reactions to testing your taste buds to extinguishing fires with gas…this will be nothing short of an amazing experience for you and your child to do together! Join in on the fun and create liquid ice, work through color-changing litmus experiments, create creepy, crawly, slimy worms and more. Children will be amazed how connected to chemistry the world around them truly is. Ages 12+; MSRP $19.99; available at Michaels and other fine retailers
  • Think Box Glowing Science – Illuminate your child’s knowledge by combining simple chemistry with glowing power. Let them create their own glow-in-the-dark toys and science experiments from molding bouncing balls to watching the pressure build in erupting colors! Explore the basics of chemical compounds and reactions with this hands-on Glowing Science Lab! This kit includes a ball mold, glow-in-the-dark power ball crystals, zinc sulfate, baking soda, citric acid, guar gum, sodium tetra borate, resealable bags, glow-in-the-dark paint, a mixing stick and a fun poster with instructions! Ages 10+; MSRP $14.99; available at Target and other fine retailers
  • YOUniverse Galactic Bath Bombs – Make bath time memorable by creating glittery Galactic Bath Bombs! Mix together compounds, add color and shimmer, and create a molded bath bomb in the shape of your choice! Once you have made your creations, pop them into the bath tub and watch as they fizz and bubble! Ages 6+; MSRP $12.97; available at Walmart and other fine retailers

These items are available now online and in-stores at various retailers.

ABOUT HORIZON GROUP
Horizon Group USA is today’s dynamic leader in the creative D.I.Y. marketplace.  With a wide range of activity kits, fashion-forward impulse products and crafts for all occasions, Horizon fuels creative hands every day with quality, trend-right products. The original roots of the company date back to 1912 as a supplier to the decorative trim markets just outside of New York City.  In 2003, Horizon transformed from its beginnings to evolve as the leader across many of the creative craft activity and impulse markets. Today Horizon custom designs, develops and distributes a wide array of award-winning national brands and programs.  Horizon is well-known for its inspiring consumer packaging, quality trending content, retail execution and leadership in the creative activity industry. Our products reach people of all ages in the United States and over 24 countries across the globe. As Horizon’s business continues to increase, new innovation and category growth is everywhere!  The energy of our teams continues to grow as we successfully provide trend-right brands for a great value.  We aim to provide what families need for creative expressions in their everyday lives.

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