Every child learns at different speeds and has different strengths and weaknesses. It is important that when choosing an educational toy that you keep in mind the areas in which your child will need help and development the most. Here are our recommendations for the best educational toys for kids across 10 different study areas:
Tender Leaf Ladybug Teaching Watch
Our recommendation for the best educational toys that teach time is the Tender Leaf Ladybug Teaching Clock. This watch will help children know the time and understand how it works. Mount it on their wall to teach them how to recognize time and numbers using dots, numbers and magnets.
ThinkFun Zingo! Word Builder game
Aussie Animals Memory Match
This 20-piece Aussie Animals Memory Match game is perfect for improving, planning, and visualizing small memories. The set is handcrafted in Australia and features a variety of native Australian animals – which makes it great for learning and storytelling too!
Handmade wooden bow and arrow
This handcrafted wooden bow and arrow is handcrafted in Tasmania and is great for practicing coordination and dexterity. The arrowheads are soft felt balls so they can be used indoors and outdoors, and they are really easy to pick up and play with. With practice, your child will impress their friends with their bullseye meet-up skills!
It’s probably no surprise that we recommend an abacus as our top list of the best number educational toys. But this Djeco abacus is a practical way to not only learn math, addition and numbers, but also to test colors, shapes and sorting at the same time. Numbers learning is fun with activity cards that inspire your child to count!
Bigjig’s Dinosaur Train Set
The Bigjigs Dinosaur Railway Set is an ideal first train set for aspiring railway enthusiasts! Trains are a great way to stimulate creative thinking and imagination, so that kids can build a railroad with an exciting dinosaur theme at will.
Djeco 12 colored pencils for toddlers
Easy to hold for toddlers, these 12 toddler flower pens from Djeco are the perfect start to their artistic journey. Pens and brushes can be difficult to use for small hands, so these fun shapes are a great way to practice hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
Djeco Friends lacing cards
Djeco’s Friends lacing cards are a great way for preschoolers to learn to lace and develop their hand-eye coordination. With four designs, four strands of wool, and step-by-step instructions, these lacing cards encourage patience and dexterity as they teach younger children the basics of sewing.
Djeco dinosaur origami
Teach your child the ancient Japanese art of paper folding with this dinosaur origami set from Djeco. Origami is a great way to inspire kids’ creativity while improving their skills, with levels of difficulty for everyone. The set includes 3 copies of each dinosaur so your child can perfect their folding before moving on
These folk manis dolls are ideal for practicing stage, theater, storytelling, and role-playing skills. Get a couple of these for you and your child and see where their imagination goes!
Do you need a personal recommendation from one of our psychologists? Contact us and we will help your child find the right toy for their developmental needs. Looking for more educational toys, shop in our online store!