Cool Gifts for Kid Explorers

As a dad of three young kids, I'm always on the lookout for fun, educational toys that encourage my kids to explore.  
This Christmas I did some searching and found a few cool potential gifts for the young explorers in your family.  Below is a link to the items with a quick blurb from me about each:


I'll let you know how the kids react to the gifts. Oh, and in case you're wondering, the photo above if for multiple kids and will be split between Christmas and birthdays.