A lot of kids enjoy learning about science and the world around them. If they enjoy the field of chemistry in particular, then you can get them a gift related to this fascinating subject for Christmas of 2010. Try one of the following ideas.
There are many different kits on the market that give children an active role in conducting an experiment in chemistry. A lot of them are fun, and most are educational. Some popular ones include and Kosmos Chemistry Chem C500, Explorer's Mind Blowing Science Kit for Young Scientists, Explorer's Tasty Science Chemistry in the Kitchen Kit. You will find many different kits at websites such as www.amazon.com. Make sure that you get something that is at the appropriate level for the child.
Book on chemistry
A child may enjoy reading a book that is related to chemistry. You want to be sure to purchase a book that is useful for the age of the child. Some books will tell the child how to do fun experiments while others will explore different subjects within chemistry. Some books that you can consider include VanCleave's Chemistry for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments that Really Work by Janice VanCleave, Science-4-Kids Chemistry Pre-Level I Student Text by W. Keller and Janet Moneymaker, and (DK Eyewitness Books) by Newmark.
A child who enjoys chemistry may enjoy learning about it in some sort of experience. There are many science museums that explore chemistry. You can look at the museums local to you and take the child there or give him or her a membership to such a place for their 2010 Christmas gift. Also, some museums and other organizations offer camps that are related to science and chemistry. It may be a day camp or something that is longer. One of these may be very appealing for a child with such an interest.
A child can also learn about chemistry by watching a DVD in which this field of science is explored. You could consider SCIENCE - CHEMISTRY EXPER. (MOVIE).
There are many great chemistry gifts that you can purchase for a child for Christmas of 2010. You can also combine several of the above ideas to put together a chemistry gift basket. For instance, you could give him or her a book, a DVD and a kit. Otherwise, he or she may like one of the above presents.