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Microscope day in science class is always fun for kids, but it's even better when microscope day can be every day—especially since science class is happening at home these days.
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There's a cool USB Microscope by Plugable that you can buy on Amazon that gives your kids the chance to explore whatever they want, whenever they want, at super close range. They can look at leaves, sand, candy, toys, tech, hair, or literally anything that can fit under the lens.
The microscope is compatible with Mac computers operating OS versions 10.4.2 and above, Windows, and Linux. Simply plug the digital USB microscope into any monitor that uses standard webcam software, and your kiddos will be able check out any item on a larger screen at 2.0 Megapixels and up to 250x magnification.
The Plugable Microscope is available for $35 on Amazon.