Melissa & Doug USA Map Floor Puzzle (amazon.com) $13
Younger children will enjoy putting together this oversized jigsaw puzzle and won’t even realize that they’re getting a jump-start on learning about the 50 states. The pieces are sturdy and extra-thick, just right for little hands to hold.
Jumbo Bananagrams Game (amazon.com) $15
Water resistant tiles pack neatly into a banana-shaped tote so you can take this popular crossword puzzle game with you to the park, on trips, or other adventures. Your children will have so much fun with this game that they won’t even realize they’re learning to spell!
Educational Insights – GeoSafari My First Microscope (amazon.com) $18
Kid-friendly, with features such as extra-large eye pieces and easy-to-use, colorful design, your little scientist will enjoy getting a closer look at leaves, flowers, shells, rocks and more with this cute magnifier.
Stop-Motion Animation Kit (uncommongoods.com) $60
This set is perfect for introducing stop-motion photography to your creative child. It includes pieces needed to build crazy fun characters, a camera, and the software needed to produce animated films. So great!
Magformers Hi-Tech Walking Robot – 45 piece set (amazon.com) $69
This is not your average set of blocks! These magnetic kits are great for the development of spatial understanding. Young builders can create eight different colorful characters that come to life via an engine block and walking accessories. What a fun way to learn engineering!
Technology Will Save Us Mover Kit (barnesandnoble.com) $75
What a fun way to learn coding! This brilliant wristwear reacts to different movements with brilliant multicolored lights. This watch can be coded in infinite ways and easily fits onto a wrist via a fun slap band.
LeapFrog Epic Tablet (amazon.com) $83
With a shatter-proof screen for young fingers, this tablet has challenging apps that increase in skill level as your child’s learning level increases. Your child will love the different games and activities on this LeapFrog Android based tablet.
Anki Cozmo Robot (amazon.com) $153
This adorable little robot is kid-friendly, capable of recognizing it’s owner, and ready to play games. Powered by artificial intelligence, this critter is able to express feelings and has tons of personality. Wow!