Thames & Kosmos Master Detective Tool Kit

Thames & Kosmos Master Detective Tool Kit

Regular price $89.99

Thames & Kosmos Master Detective Tool Kit

Grab this briefcase full of investigator’s tools and use forensic science to track down some crooks! This kit contains 26 experiments for you to learn about gathering and analysing crime scene evidence.

Discover the techniques used by real forensic scientists and develop your own observation and problem solving skills as you:

  • Set up your detective’s office and organize your tools
  • Hone your observation skills
  • Learn how to secure a crime scene
  • Gather and document evidence, including fingerprints, footprints, tire tracks, hair, fibers, counterfeit currency, and soil samples
  • Learn how to analyse your evidence
  • Decipher codes, write messages with invisible ink, and communicate with secret symbols
  • Use your new skills to solve the mock crime presented in the manual.

This German-made kit from Thames and Kosmos is an inventive, engaging way to learn real science through roleplaying in imaginary adventures. The 32-page, full-color experiment book guides your investigations with rich illustrations and step-by-step instructions. 

Age: 8+

What You Get

One Master Detective Toolkit.

Kit includes:

  • Barrier tape
  • 2 prong fastenes
  • Sticker sheet, fingerprint stickers
  • 10g fingerprint powder
  • Invisible ink pen
  • 200g plaster powder
  • 3 wooden spatulas
  • Sheet of profile cards
  • 5 plastic bags
  • Magnifying glass
  • Measuring tape
  • Measuring cup
  • Petri dish with lid
  • Brush
  • Forceps
  • 2 screw-top tubes
  • 2 screw-top canisters
  • Blue and red chalk
  • Die-cut cardboard
  • Ink pad
  • Crime scene notepad
  • Ultraviolet torch

Box Dimensions: 33cm by 25cm by 8cm.


  • Observation skills
  • Laboratory techniques
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. STRANGULATION HAZARD - long bands and tapes may become wrapped around the neck. Not for children under 3 years. For use under adult supervision. Read the instructions before use. Contains a device that emits ultraviolet radiation.