Educational Gift Ideas for Kids



My favorite types of gifts to give children are fun and educational gifts because a love of learning is a gift that keeps on giving. With the majority of children behind in school due to the pandemic, it is imperative that we give them gifts they can enjoy while getting them caught up. This list is aimed at elementary and preschool aged children, but please feel free to list any educational gifts ideas that you have for older children in the comments below.


Smart Teddy

A connected soft toy that allows parents to personalize the perfect friend for their child to help them as they begin developing habits like potty training, brushing their teeth, washing their hands, and more! With the Smart Teddy operating system, parents are able to monitor and adjust the teddy bear to their specific child’s needs. All you need is Wifi and Smart Teddy can become the newest addition to your family!
Available at Amazon.com | MSRP: $199.95


MEandMine

Social-emotional learning kits that can help young children make sense of their feelings and manage their emotions. Back with new and improved kits this season, MEandMine now offers an unmatched subscription service that allows you to design your own plan, discover a box of wonders each month and enjoy the power of play!
Aha! Emotion Science Available on Amazon | MSRP: $29.95






Pinxies

Through the enchanting world of Pinxies, kids will learn to expand their imagination, play creatively, solve problems, and hone early construction skills with the new Pinxies Butterfly Hot Air Balloon and Pinxies Star Wish Tower creative building sets. They'll join adventurer and expert builder, Koral, as she navigates her way through the Pinxies' world, where discovery and making new friends is just the beginning.
Pinxies Butterfly Hot Air Balloon and Star Wish Tower retail for $29.99.
Available on lukilab.com and amazon.com
 



Dexor

The new brand Dexor invites kids to enter the world of 10-year-old Derek, a regular kid who has a secret life as a young inventor! Not only does he love to design and build robots, but he also uses them to save his town from one disaster after another. When Derek is in the cockpit of his robot creations, he becomes Dexor, where he must save the world while also finishing his homework on time!
Kids can help Derek transform into Dexor with three action–themed building sets: Robot, T-Rex and Mini Jets. The Dexor figure from each set also fits inside the completed build's hatch for added play and storytelling, and all sets are compatible with one another for even more fun.
Dexor Robot and T–Rex retail for $19.99 and Dexor Mini Jets retail for $17.99.
All sets are available on lukilab.com and amazon.com.


The Wiggles - Super Wiggles CD and DVD

Calling all superheroes! In Super Wiggles, your friendly neighborhood Wiggles — Anthony, Lachy, Simon and the new Yellow Wiggle Tsehay — have joined forces with the Fruit Salad TV Wiggles — Evie, Kelly, Caterina, and John — to celebrate the everyday heroes in our community, with a new album of 22 original songs, Super Wiggles.
The Wiggles, who are touring Canada this fall and will be coming to the U.S. in 2023, continue to thrill their millions of fans of all ages and persuasions with their irresistible music and performance style.
The album has received awards, critical acclaim, and international radio play this year.
Check it out HERE


BlueOrange Burger ASAP Game

Burger ASAP! In this fast-matching game, take your set of double-sided ingredient cards and start making burgers! Race to flip the cards and arrange them in the proper order to recreate the recipes one at a time and earn points based on their difficulty level. This brain teasing game is a fun way to test your speed, memory, and logic skills!
This game is recommended for Ages 7 and UP, 2-5 Players
Purchase at BlueOrangeGames.com




MAGNETIC BLOCKS TOUGH BUILDING TILES

Coodoo Magnetic Blocks have been finished the 3rd generation updating – that’s stainless-steel security for both the magnets and plastic housing structure, which can effectively protect the contact surfaces from corrosion by magnets friction, and prevent the magnets coming out by possible crack, thus extend the tiles’ use-life and avoid kids’ accidental swallowing. So, our magnetic blocks are much safer than others.
Purchase on Amazon

Step2 Adventure Camper™

Explore the great outdoors with this play camper. The Adventure Camper is loaded with engaging pretend play activities, perfect for social development. Featuring a molded-in kitchen area with large sink, stovetop with clicker knobs, and plenty of storage space. Other realistic features include a skylight, doorbell and decorative wheel.
Purchase at Amazon.com



Kwik Stix

Tired of the endless mess of painting? Fear not! Kwik Stix Tempera Paint sticks take the mess out of painting while keeping all the fun! Simply uncap, twist and paint! Kwik Stix have a fast-drying formula that allows them to dry in 90 seconds while still leaving a paint-like finish! No cups, smocks, water, or brushes are required. Kwik Stix comes in assorted vibrant colors with coverage that won't crack. Great on poster paper, cardboard, wood, and canvas.
Purchase at thepencilgrip.com



Teach My Busy Board ~ Montessori Toys

MONTESSORI TOYS FOR PRESCHOOLERS: Montessori is an educational method that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning, and collaborative play. The Teach My busy board is a perfect Montessori toy for toddlers.
Montessori busy boards can teach your child how to dress, strengthen hand-eye coordination, and develop problem-solving skills through play.
The busy board is a sensory toy to help kids learn basic fine motor skills. Perfectly designed as a handbag, making it easy to carry and the perfect gift. The busy board is a great holiday gift.
Purchase on Amazon.com


SimplyFun Games

SimplyFun has always had a passion for playtime. Starting in 2004, we developed traditional board games and saw the joyful effect they had on children.
Since then, it’s been their mission to help children at every skill level develop their unique gifts using the power of play. Their games are educational yet fun to play and help kids unplug.
Purchase at simplyfun.com

Readyland Books

Jack and the Beanstalk, A Playdate with Rosie and Ricky, Three Little Pigs
Readyland is a library of printed books that come to life with innovative voice technology, creating a whole new category - Alexa Interactive Books - where screen-free reading meets audio entertainment. Using an Alexa-enabled device at home or the Alexa smartphone app, kids explore books in a new way with engaging dialogues and interactive games revealed each time they turn a page.
The ability to talk to the book’s characters. Expressive character voices engage in dialogues with the reader and play games such as I Spy and Name that Tune. The characters listen and respond to the reader’s voice, giving kids control of their experience.
New surprises every time. With hundreds of recorded phrases in each book, the reader’s responses and choices create new ways to explore each storyline and activity. For example, in Jack and the Beanstalk, the reader’s choices to create the magic spell on one page will change the story outcome on later pages. These surprises keep kids coming back again and again.
Screen-free, interactive fun. The books are highly interactive, with no screen required! The stories are brought to life, bursting with surprises, sound effects and songs to delight young readers and take their attention away from screens and into the books.
Encourage literacy and comprehension. Readyland books make reading more fun, encouraging children to read, listen and respond. The engagement with storylines helps develop important language and comprehension skills.
Ages 3+ | MSRP $14.99 | Amazon





UpRoar

UpRoar is the game of silly sounds, where mooing like a confused cow can win you the game!
Take two cards, spot the matching pair of words, and first to sound them out wins the cards.
Whoever has the most cards at the end of the game is the winner! Easy … or is it?
This award-winning party game is perfect for adults, grannies, grumpy uncles, trendy teens, and kids aged 7 years plus. If you can read, you can play.
UpRoar is 100% plastic-free, biodegradable, compostable and carbon neutral, making it light on the environment, but heavy on the laughs.
Ages 7+ | MSRP: $9.99 | Amazon




Feltman Brothers heirloom doll

Feltman Brothers heirloom doll with a matching holiday outfit so your little one and her friend can shine in their matching outfits. The Feltman Brothers hand embroidered holiday loungewear collection pays tribute to a long-standing tradition that many families share, choosing and bringing home the Christmas tree. Perfect for opening gifts under the tree, holiday photoshoots and creating special family memories.
Since 1916, Feltman Brothers has been providing the world with timeless, authentic clothing for little ones in classic tradition using hand embroidery and hand detailing. Feltman Brothers' use of hand detailing is a skilled craft and trade, one that Philippine mothers pass down to their daughters, working on machines that are almost 100 years old. This long-standing tradition provides fulfilling work for this Philippine community of mothers.
Purchase at feltmanbrothers.com

What are some of your educational gift ideas? What is your favorite item we have featured?




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9 comments

  1. They would love the game beagle or bagel

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  2. Battle Sheep looks like fun.

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  3. I would love the Tongues Out game because pugs are the cutest!

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  4. What fun options! Uproar sounds like a funny game my girls would love!

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  5. What fun options! Uproar sounds like a funny game my girls would love!

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  6. they kid i am trying to win this for would love the burgers asap game that is so darn cute.

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  7. I would like Clouds for my youngest grandchild

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  8. clouds is perfect for my grandchildren

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  9. We would love tongues out!! We love blue orange games

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