2015 Gift Guide: Educational Toys
Who says learning can't be fun? These great gifts are at the top of the class!
Transform screen time into learning time! Introducing the first finger puppet that controls touch screens. DigiPuppets are finger puppets with a twist - bringing educational apps to life.
DESIGN & DRILL BRIGHTWORKS
Design & Drill Brightworks allows your little designer to use a power drill to create cool designs with color and light. Kids can follow patterns or create their own glow-in the dark creations. But shhh... don't tell them they're learning... using hand-eye coordination, matching, working with patterns and problem solving.
A tablet designed just for kids 3-9. The Leapfrog Epic Tablet offers a one-of-a-kind world for exploration, play and learning. It's Leapfrog's most advanced 7" tablet with powerful quad-core processor, innovative OS based on Android 4.4, 16GB memory cameras and more. Plus, it includes more than 20 apps from games and e-books to a kid-safe browser.
SCHOOL ZONE LITTLE SCHOLAR TABLET
Little Scholar is designed to teach kids 3-7 the essential skills needed for school and is the only tablet that comes fully-loaded with 200+ uniquely fun apps, books, songs, and videos (a $390 value). Parents also love the A+ app that allows them to track progress and guide their child's learning
MASTER CHEF JUNIOR PLAY SET
From pizza and burgers, to breakfast and holiday baked goods, kids will be cooking up a storm with the MasterChef Junior line of kid-friendly cooking accessories available exclusively at Walmart Stores. Not only will they learn culinary skills but they'll make real food! Learn to measure, cook and enhance reading comprehension skills with included recipe cards. Season Four of Master Chef Junior is coming soon to FOX!
NANCY B's BLACKLIGHT JOURNAL
It's a science sleuthing activity kit! Find and observe rocks, insects, and flowers that glow under black light, make gelatin that glows, and learn counterfeit money detection, encrypting codes and ciphers, and more. Includes 22-page activity journal and black light illuminator invisible ink pen to write secret messages, too!
Can you make a spaceship or reading glasses in 60 seconds? How about a house? Give it a try and stretch your imagination with the RiddleCube game. Race your way through this rapid, shape-shifting game of 200 mind-bending picture and word puzzles. Perfect to build problem-solving skills and encourage sportsmanship!
LEARNING RESOURCES GEARS SWEET SHOP BUILDING SET
Build your own tasty creation of spinning sweets and twirling treats. This set includes brightly colored lollipops, cupcakes, ice cream cones, and stickers. Watch as the delicious treats all spin when you twist the gear handle. Have fun with the endless combinations and designs.
This app-enabled toy teaches children programming skills by allowing them to plan out code using the Play Tray and 22 unique programming tiles called Puzzlets. Players download compatible games on their personal device and the Play Tray syncs wirelessly (or can be connected via USB) to allow kids to control when characters progress through the code they have laid out on the Play Tray. Includes 22 programming Puzzlets, Cork the Volcano game download, rechargeable Play Tray and USB Cable.
TUMBLE TRAX MARBLE MAGNETIC RUN
They're squiggly, straight, short, long... and magnetic! Check out the Tumble Trax Marble Magnetic Run by Learning Resources. Create your own unique zig-zagging marble run.. Or put the marble to the test with special "challenge cards". It's a game of physics and fun.