Christmas is around the corner and for me it is hard to narrow down the toy(s) that my grandchildren would like. I tend to go more on the educational/learning end of things, age appropriate and cost.
I did a little research and came up with some great Christmas gift ideas.
Educational and fun Toys and games for age group 2-4
LEAPFROG LEAPSTART INTERACTIVE LEARNING SYSTEM
Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten- This is an interactive learning system designed to help build key skills and will get your kids excited about everything from counting to problem solving.
Now this toy looks like a lot of fun even for me. Kids improve their core strength stability, balance, coordination and gross-motor skills.
HUNGRY HUNGRY HIPPOS This was one of my kids & favorite toys when they were growing up. This toy was first introduced in 1978 and I am so happy that it is still around. Hungry Hungry Hippo is a tabletop game made for 2-4 players. This is Great Family fun.
IMAGINEXT DE SUPER FRIENDS BATCAVE
Kids will learn strategies to help Batman and Robin fight crime from their secret command center equipped with the Batcomputer, secret walkways, a Batwing, elevator and more.
Educational and fun Toys and games for age group 5-7
LEAPFROG WORD WHAMMER
Word Whammer gets kids jamming on phonics skills as they spin, push and twist the handles to identify letters and build words.
LEARNING RESOURCES ABC/123 ELECTRONIC FLASH CARD
This game boost alphabet skills as children match uppercase and lowercase letters. It can also help kids learn numbers. They fill in the missing letter or number in a sequence and pair up numeric.
This board game is another oldie but goodie. “Sorry” has been round for a very long time and continues to be revised regularly. Another all-time favorite and it also, can be a great family game. This is a board game where players try to travel around the board with their pieces faster than any other player. It’s Challenging and fun.
CLASSIC JENGA GAME
This game uses wooden blocks that are stacked and then removed one at a time without the tower falling down. This game will challenge kids’; mental and physical skills.
Educational and fun Toys and games for age group 8-12
SNAP CIRCUITS JR. SC-100 ELECTRONICS DISCOVERY KIT
This toy has more than 100 exciting projects. Kids can build working models of a photo sensor, a flashing light, and an adjustable-volume siren. This toy provides hands-on experience designing and building models of working electrical circuits.
LEGO STAR WARS AT-ST Walker 75153
Legos are always on top of my list! This Lego set develops perception and a love of learning. Good for developing instruction-reading and building skills. Kids learn and develop while building the Star Wars saga’s coolest vehicles.
RAZOR RIPSTIK RIPSTER
The concave riding deck on the Razor Ripstiks creates stability and helps kids learn faster and stay confident.
THE AIR HOGS STUNT DRONE
This is a remote control Drone that rolls on the floor, up walls and even across ceilings. Anyone can master the Hyper Stunt Drone in no time and then tackle the more advanced moves. The quick stunt button makes it easy to perform awesome stunts anytime — including front flips, back flips, barrel rolls and more!