Buy the Perfect Gift! 15 Educational Gifts Children Will LOVE
Finding gifts that are fun and educational is possible for every age! Check out these great suggestions to keep your child entertained and learning.
Kids Under 5
Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Piggy Bank – This piggy bank is bright, colorful and teaches early counting and adding skills. Plus it has over 40 songs!
LeapFrog Fridge Phonics Magnetic Letter Set – A perfect early letter recognition set, kids love the classic songs like the Alphabet Song and The Wheels on the Bus.
Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit – This kit is taking the toy world by storm, providing endless opportunities to make letters, shapes, and more. Osmo works with iPad, providing the perfect marriage of tactile learning and the electronics kids love.
Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Peg Puzzles – For some screen free, non-electronic fun, these classic puzzles stand the test of time and help kids with spatial awareness, fine motor skills and learning new things. Perfect for kinesthetic learning!
Magna-Tiles – Fun for kids (and adults), these seemingly magical tiles are a great foundation for learning shapes, colors and more. With Magna-Tiles, kids can be creative and learn!
Orboot Augmented Reality Interactive Globe – Endless learning opportunities about the world we live in are discovered with this interactive globe. The perfect STEAM gift, kids will love virtually traveling the globe and learning all along the way!
Rush Hour – A classic game of problem solving and spatial awareness, kids can play this on their own and work up to increasingly challenging situations. Sliding the car out sounds easy, but it takes more thinking than you realize!
Lego – A favorite toy on every list, lego has something for every kid. They learn to work through directions, sorting, planning, and assembling to create new masterpieces every time.
Marble Run – Imagination and fun abound with every marble run creation. Kids won’t even know they are using strategies like planning, problem solving, and predicting to create their epic marble runs.
Speak & Spell – Go old school with this electronic favorite from years ago. With 80’s graphics, kids will have fun working on their spelling as they spell words and play games. Easy to take with you, kids will play this without even realizing they are improving their spelling.
Blink – A fast-moving card game that sharpens kids classification and recognition skills, all while trying to beat their partner. Definitely a favorite.
Qwixx – Simple and portable, this dice game requires strategy without being frustrating. Plus, they practice quick addition skills with every turn. Kids and adults will love playing this.
Choose Your Own Adventure Books – While this is technically a book, it feels like a game as the reader gets to choose what happens throughout the story. With multiple possibilities kids read and discover they can create the story they want to read.
Blurt – A fun family game, Blurt will have everyone making their best word guesses every turn. The best part? Kids have no idea they’re practicing vocabulary!
Lego Architecture – A unique line of Lego products that will challenge older kids, Lego Architecture has tiny blocks that come together to form some of the most iconic buildings in the world. Older kids will practice dexterity and motor skills as well as planning as they build.
No matter what your child has on his or her wishlist, these gifts are sure to delight and inspire!
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