About the Chad Valley Crystal Growing Kit
Find out about developing your own one of a kind precious stones with the Chad Valley Crystal Growing Kit. The pack contains everything youngsters need to develop diverse hues of precious stone. The natty gritty guideline booklet contains captivating tests and clarifies how the precious stones were created when the Earth cooled many moons ago.
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Rating: 4.5 stars, based on 62 reviewsHAVE YOUR SAY
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5/5 Dottie65 'I bought this as a gift. He loved it. Staff were pleasant and friendly.'
3/5 Hayley 'Was a bit disappointed we had to buy extra stuff like Epsom salt and hunt around for empty jam jars but it was fun. We needed it for a school project and only had a weekend to do it, so our crystals were only small. You need a few days to keep growing them.'
4/5 MumOfa6yearold 'Good size for the price, the utensils could be a bit better quality and it would definitely be much more educational if there was some sort of a fact book included as the information in the instruction booklet is not very generous. Instructions are easy to follow with the help of an adult. We only grew one so far and have to say it did not come out great, but it was growing in the tiny mould so i guess we should not have expected much.'
2/5 Mummy 'My daughter was very excited when she got this to make all the crystals shown on the box, the instructions are very hard and so far we have not been able to make any crystals at all, she is disappointed and lost interest.'
4/5 Bumblesquat 'Bought for my granddaughter as a birthday present, she's very creative and loves chemistry, so the crystals was an ideal present , even though she's only 9'
5/5 Cfree253 'Brought as a gift. Looked great.'
4/5 Alii 'My daughter was very excited about getting the set but wasn't as fun as we thought. Definitely need an adult to help and results tale longer than expected'
5/5 Mum 'The kids enjoyed it.'
5/5 Emo 'My daughter loved this gig it for her birthday'
5/5 Stitch 'A really good kit which my children, aged 7 and 8 are enjoying very much. Good experiential learning for both of them and with a reward after each experiment, a crystal!'
5/5 Dancerx 'Great set, my daughter had this on the top of her Christmas list. It does require adult assistance as it is a bit tricky to use but overall a fab buy for a creative kid.'
4/5 Thingy 'Needs supervision for younger age groups'
5/5 Kate 'Great gift and really kept my nephew entertain, educational and fun'
5/5 Mj85 'Well recommend to all young children'
4/5 Gill77 'My daughter got this for christmas and the set looked amazing in the box. Lots of tubs of chemicals, goggles, Petri dish. Could have done with more sealable tubes. The crystals are quite small that we have made so far - it's a long-term kind of toy and has taken up the whole of my dining room table since Christmas.'
5/5 Steve 'Bought as a present for a 9 year old , i was very happy with the size and contents of this kit, much bigger than i thought, great value for money and she loves it'
3/5 Jo 'A bought this for my 9 year old. Very confusing instructions and difficult to understand how to grow the crystals as not explained well. Very hard for a 9/10 year old.'
5/5 SA 'My grandson was delighted with this. Instructions are easy to follow and produced quick results.'
4/5 Smurf 'Good , creative, interesting.'
5/5 S2243 'Alot alot to read and take in, what you have to put in what, theres alot more to it than you think got for my 6year old as she loves science things, weve only done one lot and she loved it theres alot more to do aswell value for money would defo recommend'
4/5 T2005 'Lots of fun , very in enjoyable'
5/5 Gudge 'Good quality and value for money. Plenty inside the kit for kids try.'
4/5 Phil 'Bought this for my 9yr old daughter. Better value than other sets on the market and good selection of activities. Remember that you will have to find or buy a few other bits and pieces for some of the experiments to get them going but these are not hard to find in the shops.'
5/5 Jen84 'Great fun. Big kit so lots to do. Fun way to introduce science to kids!'
5/5 Essi 'Great price easy to order on line and collect at my local argos'
5/5 Stacey16 'Bought for Xmas present not opened yet.'
5/5 Catboogaloo 'Great set...good quality and fun...would definitely recommend.'
5/5 Hooch 'Absolutely great'
2/5 Kay 'Bought for my son.instructions are not very clear. Once the liquid it made and left takes a long time to dry- we had some really hot weather and got lucky dried in 6days,when it did it was not stuck together was smaller pieces - colour gets on everything,even touch it while the crystals are wet . I got glue and stuck all the small pieces together to make one crystal - I even topped up the liquid as it dried so it would have more pieces in it - looks nothing like picture- disappointed'
5/5 Em 'My 8 year old god son loves anything science based and this is a really cool way for them to observe growing crystals.'
4/5 CaptainKat 'Bought this as a gift. It's a great, fun and creative present.'
5/5 Rizu 'We bought two set keep the kids busy they love it hours of fun. I would definitely recommend it.'
4/5 Zulfi 'Hi, I bought this crystal growing kit for our son who always have a great interest in chemical reactions. The only thing this kit is missing, is it lacks of sufficient instruction to do all experiments.'
5/5 Amc3996 'My son was given this for his 9th birthday. Great instructions, easy to follow and lots of different experiments to do.'
4/5 AAhej 'Bought as a present for a 5 yr old who loves making potions. A larger kit than I expected, with everything included. (Some of the science kits need lots of extra ingredients and equipment). The recipient has thus far really enjoyed the mixing and making, but has slightly less patience for the growing!!'
5/5 Andrew G 'Bought for Granddaughter. She likes making things and she is really enjoying this.'
4/5 Alan TLJ 'My 8 yr old is a budding little scientist and she already has 3 crystals on the go. Easy for kids (and adults) to understand and something to keep as an end result. Some adult supervision is advised for younger children.'
1/5 Jo 'I bought this for a gift and upon returning home discovered not everything you need is in the box and you had to buy plaster of Paris separately. Disappointing and I ended up buying another gift as I couldn't find plaster of Paris easily.'
5/5 Kerrybella 'Got this for my niece and Nephews for christmas 12 & 14 they love it and couldn't wait to get started,'
5/5 BustedBiker 'I bought this for my daughter's 20yr old boyfriend as he really wanted a crystal making kit and he loves it!'
5/5 Joanne77 'Daughter was over the moon'
5/5 Dee33 'I bought this kit for my niece as a Christmas present. She has shown a great deal of interest in science. She absolutely loves the kit and hasn't stopped playing with it. Fun, creative and excellent value for money. Would definitely recommend it.'
5/5 Anna 'My daughter was very happy with these'
5/5 Tasha 'Brought for my son for Christmas, but he loves things like this so know he's going to enjoy it'
5/5 Mazza! 'My friend recommended this product, it's a Christmas present for my granddaughter. Looks good and am looking forward to setting up, something different.'
5/5 Nuttynana14 'It is a Christmas gift for my youngest granddaughter she will love it. The size of the box and the items it holds are really good value for the price.'
5/5 TayJay 'I bought this as a Christmas present for my younger brother, he loves science so I thought he would love this so I can't wait to see his face on Christmas Day. I also had one of these sets when I was young and I loved making all the crystals, the crystals you make are so cute to display and look at and they are also very fun to make. I highly recommend this product'
5/5 Melissab 'Very pleased with ite,'
5/5 EW 'Niece is over the moon with this, she loves to be creative, so was an ideal gift for her.'
5/5 Hairy Foot 'This was an excellent learning tool through fun and my daughter is thoroughly enjoying it.'
4/5 Rugby Mummy 'My kids love that they made these, fun for all.'
5/5 Wassy83 'I brought this for my daughters birthday all of the items inside were really good quality, full detailed instructions with plenty of choice, she loves it, overall very happy with this item!'
5/5 Brian 'My granddaughter loves this set.what a great way to introduce a child to science.money well spent'
4/5 Holly 123 'My child is very much interested in crystals so I bought her this for Christmas. At first not a lot was happening when we made the solution but when we tried some more of the activities and the end result was amazing'
2/5 VNC '...so you mix the various coloured salt crystals provided with water to form solutions - Leave the solutions to dry in various growing conditions for example covering the small stones provided or with a string suspended in it. -- wait a few days and guess what -- you end up with crystals, the same colour as the original salt crystals used but fractionally bigger if you are lucky!!'
4/5 Bea 'Great product for inquisitive minds! Better then your standard, boring 'princess' stuff.'
1/5 Nat 'Really bad instructions. no luck growing anything sofar.'
5/5 Klw 'Much bigger than expected. A great intro into discovery science.'
4/5 Kay 'This was a great buy my daughter loves it.'
5/5 DavidW 'Every aspect of this item was how I wanted and mapped to the Argos description perfectly. I am a very happy customer.'
5/5 Franny 'My granddaughter has been having tremendous fun growing crystals. I bought this for her birthday and thought it would be creative for her and educational. Great product.'
5/5 JulieB 'Brought for my daughter for her birthday. She loves it :-)'
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