What's new in 97

28th February 1997 at 00:00
* Pilot Pens has a wide range of new products that can be tried out at the Education Show. These include: a ballpoint Correction Pen, Pounds 2.49; BRGP-10R Super Grip Retractable Ball Pen, Pounds 1.25; H-185-SL Super Grip Mechanical Pencil, Pounds 1.25; and the gold or silver ballpoint pen G-1, Pounds 1.25. The Pilot Pen Company (UK) Ltd, Hi-Tec House, 122 Malton Avenue, Slough, Berks SL1 4DE. Tel: 01753 822995. Stand F50.

* Eureka!, the interactive children's museum in Halifax, West Yorkshire, is launching two new workshops at the show. Exploring the Jungle, for three- to five-year-olds, is a one-hour supervised workshop which gets children to use musical instruments to investigate the multi-sensory exhibits in the jungle area. The Special Groups Package, for five- to 11-year-olds, focuses on developing skills such as safety in the home or craft making. Eureka!, The Museum for Children, Discovery Road, Halifax, HX1 2NE. Tel: 01422 330069. Stand SJ33.

* Active Designs, specialists in interactive products, has two colourful new items. Aimed at key stage 2, Operation Planet Spot gets children to help an astronaut work out the location of the nine planets in relation to the sun, earth and moon (Pounds 79.95 + VAT, inc pp). Insides-Out Baby Grow is an impressive way for children of nine to learn how the foetus grows at two, five and nine months (Pounds 69.95 + VAT, inc pp). Active Designs, 85 Halse Road, Brackley, Northants, NN13 6EQ. Tel: 01280 701657. Stand B19.

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