It's a gift;Equipment and resources news

29th May 1998 at 01:00
If you will soon be looking for some end of term gifts for the children in your class you may find the Hawkin's Bazaar catalogue useful. Packed into 47 pages there are masses of inexpensive but quite original items for children.

The bendy pencil, which measures 15 in, is flexible, can be tied in knots, and yet can be used and sharpened as an ordinary pencil, price pound;1.59; Colour-Change Discs change colour for no obvious reason - if you don't know about the hidden magnets - and cost pound;1.95; Flicker Rulers, measuring 30 cm, allow the dinosaurs pictured on them to move and the wheels to spin as light reflects at different angles, price pound;1.85 per pack of six.

* For a catalogue and further information contact Hawkin amp; Co., St. Margaret, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 0PJ (01986 782536, fax 01986 782468).

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