Children have endless excitement and creativity to learn when they are young and and it’s up to us, as parents, to foster that creativity in unique and fun ways. We’ve chosen Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids because making sure kids are having fun and sparking their creativity will help mould a child’s brain for years to come.
In order to be a Parents’ Picks Award Winner, these products go through a rigorous approval process with over 50 criteria, including thinking skills, character building, engagement, ease of use, innovativeness, quality, durability, and creative thinking. These products come highly recommended and we hope you will love these award winning elementary school products as much as we do. With over three hundred applications, we took extensive time with each product to whittle it down to our top picks. Here are our 2018 Parents’ Picks for the Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018
NOTE: THESE ARE LISTED IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER. ALL PRODUCTS ARE FANTASTIC.
The Computer Kit Complete is a portable computer anyone can make, like LEGO. You build and code it yourself. It’s a fun way to make, play and express your creativity with technology, and not just consume it. Learn to code in simple steps, use 100’s of third party apps like YouTube and Wikipedia, and so much more. The Complete Kit also includes an HD screen, battery, and sound sensor, all in one backpack friendly design. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
How to be a Good Kid in a Rotten Apple World – It’s hard to notice all the good happening in our world today, when we’re surrounded by so much bad. There’s war, bullying, drugs, violence, and more that kids, pre-teens, and teenagers are often exposed to at an early age. They generally know ‘right’ from ‘wrong’, but what does it really mean to be “good”?
Longmeyer connects with readers by giving strategies and real-world examples on ways to avoid conflict, skip the drama, stay away from trouble, and help others in need. She goes on to detail the traits and characteristics of good people and how they’ll impact your future.
How to be a Good Kid in a Rotten Apple World includes various checklists and worksheets that help readers recognize their “good kid” standing and offers tips, tricks, and secrets to being a good kid! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
PicassoTiles Jump & Slide & Dunk Bouncing Playhouse – The PicassoTiles Inflatable Bouncing Playhouse provides children and families varieties of entertainments and bonding time together, which features extended size slide, advanced basketball rim for dunking, and retractable shade on 10x 3 feet play area. This bouncing playhouse is also easy to set up and transport; hence, your kids can get tons of fun anytime, anywhere. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Traveling Animals is an exciting new wildlife conservation board game for families and animal lovers alike! Players choose an animal guide token and trek actual global migration paths collecting animal cards featuring spectacular original artwork! Fun and learning for the whole family using strategy and knowledge with three simultaneous levels of play.
How the game works: Each player selects an animal guide token and an individual level of difficulty. Players then roll the die and travel the board collecting animal and world cards by successfully answering the animal conservation questions on the back of each card. The first person to reach the Global Animal Congress with at least 5 cards wins the game. Players can use strategy by choosing different paths to take advantage of Bonus and Jump spaces while trying to avoid hazards. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
MICKEY MOUSE READY-TO-PLAY TRAIN SET – All aboard the Mickey Mouse Express! Help with Mickey’s special delivery and join Mickey, Minnie, Donald Duck and Goofy to spread the Christmas spirit in this present filled Disney set! Bring a dose of holiday cheer to your track layout with these iconic characters dressed in their Christmas best!
With this Ready-To-Play set comes an exclusive track system which allows you to create; a circle, a rectangle or an oval layout!
Battery-powered General-style locomotive driven by Mickey, Present filled tender with Donald Duck, Boxcar, Center-cupola caboose, 24 curved and 8 straight plastic track pieces & RC remote control. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
The Evo bot, a first-of-its kind smart and social robot, empowers gamers and learners to better connect, explore, collaborate, and share at home, in the classroom, and on-the-go. A pocket-sized coding robot with proximity and optical sensors, a built-in speaker, and Bluetooth® Smart capability, Evo comes to life with the push of a button. The latest evolution of the Evo comes complete with three new right out-of-the-box tricks, Follow, Music and Escape, which allow players to create both games and songs and inspire them to teach Evo new tricks with OzoBlockly programming. An Experience Pack is also included in the new sku which give a step by step instructional on how to code. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Highlights Magazine Amazon Alexa Skill – Open a Whole New World of Highlights Fun! The classic children’s magazine is the basis for a new Alexa skill for Amazon Echo devices. Kids and parents will laugh at family-friendly jokes, terrific tongue twisters and mind-bending brainteasers. Inspire new dinner table topics with poems, BrainPlay questions and the good and bad behaviors of Goofus and Gallant™. Kids can also listen to stories about animals, friendship, sports and more, plus hear the timeless advice of Ask Arizona®. Plus, you can now watch charming animated video stories for your Amazon Echo Show, so you can watch as well as listen. It’s all possible when you enable the skill and say, “Alexa, open Highlights!” This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Imaginology Kit – Designed by award winning educator Vivian Belmont, THE IMAGINOLOGY KIT is THE ULTIMATE CREATIVE DISCOVERY KIT. Winner of four toy awards, Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Award, Tillywig Best Creative Fun Award, Child Magazine’s Product of the Year and Preferred Choice Award, this STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) kit is child-directed, open-ended, and specifically designed for endless possibilities. Children define and regulate their own experiments, establishing the foundation for lifelong curiosity and a strong sense of accomplishment. Over 175 pieces support exciting discoveries and inventions. Materials and tools are contained in a durable, easy to carry, take-a-long storage case, with secure latches and a lock lid of exclusive design. Perfect for vacations, play dates, sharing, and visits to relatives. Skills developed and supported include: critical thinking, fine motor skills, sensory processing, creativity, social skills, cooperation, collaboration, organization, classification, problem solving, initiative, academic success, self confidence and of course … imagination! Hand assembled in USA. Recommended for Ages 5+. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Rival 5 was designed by a teacher in a classroom of adult learners for the purpose of refining their basic computational skills. Both children and adults love this brain training game of strategy, skill and chance for ages 9-99. The game is simplistic but challenging. It uses 12 sided dice and players compete to creatively manipulate numbers 0 – 12 to align their chips while blocking their opponents. Surprisingly, both math lovers and math haters love this game. RIVAL 5 is a “smart” game that is superbly fun to play. Families reported that the replay factor was off the charts. Each time was a different experience and just as much fun as the last. – The National Parenting Center. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Crayola DJ – Create great sounding music with Crayola DJ! Mix loops, add fun sound effects, then take your beats to the dance party! Play with tracks in different genres, including dance, pop, and hip hop. Then perform for an audience and earn points for mixing and scratching your music! Your color-coded music creates an exciting color and light show. Save your music and share with friends and family! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
THOMAS & FRIENDS READY-TO-PLAY TRAIN SET – Join Thomas & Friends on an adventure through Soder Island in this new Thomas & Friends Ready-To-Play set. This set includes all the track you need with 3 interchangeable Thomas Faces, moving eyes and authentic Thomas sounds! With this Ready-to-Play set comes an exclusive track system which allows you to create; a circle, a rectangle or an oval layout! SET INCLUDES: Battery-powered Thomas steam engine, Annie passenger car, Clarabel passenger car, 24 curved and 8 straight plastic track pieces, RC remote control (requires three AAA batteries, not included). This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Get Qurious is a the first AR monthly subscription box for kids. Get Qurious is subscription startup creating a new way for kids (ages 6-9) to play by merging monthly STREAM creativity boxes with Augmented Reality apps, teaching kids to build, discover, explore, and create with a hands-on brains-on approach. This monthly subscription is a great way to incorporate Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art & Math (STEAM). Kids can build-a-story and read along with the animated screens, put on a mask and record their own versions of a story, create many different, colorful 3D animations with their puzzle selections, and play 3D discovery and adventure games in brilliant 360° worlds! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
The award-winning Droid Inventor Kit is bringing coding to littleBits’ consumers for the first time ever through an easy-to-use drag and drop coding canvas built off of Scratch Blocks. With invention at its core, the Droid Inventor Kit fosters STEAM, creativity, and problem-solving skills. In-app challenges encourage kids to reconfigure the littleBits technology in unique ways, in combination with household items, so they can create their own custom Droids such as a cookie delivery Droid using a servo, a room guardian using a proximity sensor, and more. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Matific is an award winning app featuring hundreds of fun math games covering maths skills from kindergarten through sixth grade.
With a strong pedagogical background, and through playful interactions, Matific Galaxy is designed not only to reduce kids’ math anxiety but also to improve math scores, ensuring that children can master necessary topics, from addition and long division to fractions and elementary level statistics.
Fully aligned to the national math curriculum, Matific Galaxy can boost children’s math performance at school and is perfect for homeschooling.This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Make and code dazzling lights. Build your own games, animations, art. The Pixel Kit is a 16×8 RGB LED programmable lightboard. With it, you can make and code dazzling lights, build your own games, create animations, paint with light, make sound visualizers and check out and remix endless community creations. Step-by-step challenges show you how. Connect blocks, light it up live, see the effects instantly side-by-side. Simple for beginners, expansive for experts. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Reading Eggs 200 Essential Reading Skills Workbook for grade level K to 5th grade. Mathseeds 200 Essential Math Skills Workbook for grade level K to 2nd grade. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Brain Freeze – Like Guess Who or Battleship meets sudoku, Brain Freeze is a super fun strategy game of secret sweet treats where two players race to correctly guess the opponent’s secret square! With exciting back-and-forth action, kids love playing this super fun strategy game of secret sweet treats! Using strategy, memory, deduction, and logic, kids race head-to-head correctly guess the secret sweet treat that the other player has chosen before their square is guessed. Guess right and win, but guess wrong and …you’ve got a Brain Freeze! Ages 5 and up.
Brain Freeze is receiving rave reviews from the board gaming community:
“I really, really like this game. Highly recommended.” – Tom Vasel, The Dice Tower
“Brain Freeze is one of the best games I have ever seen to teach kids logic and deduction.” – Dan King (Game boy Geek)”
This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
The simplest coding kit, for movers, shakers and makers. Make music and games, controlled by waving and swiping your hand. Learn to code with 30 step-by-step challenges, and play with endless community creations. To start, open the box and take out the bits. Connect the sensor, sucker and cable. Follow the book, all by yourself. Plug it into your computer, play with code and learn as you make. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
The Ant and the Grasshopper – While a little fun is essential for a happy life, wise individuals know that prosperity begins with hard work. Gary and the other grasshoppers want to play all day, and they cannot understand why the ants work so hard and miss all the fun. Alex and the ants know they must work during the spring to have food for the winter.
Sure enough, when winter arrives early, the lazy grasshoppers have nothing to eat. Passage of a new law that requires the ants to share their food with the grasshoppers transforms the whole community into a fun-loving crowd.
Will the grasshoppers learn the meaning of hard work before it is too late? This retelling of this famous Aesop’s story highlights the importance of diligence and a good work ethic. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Subitizing: Laying the foundations for number sense – While it is known that we are born with the ability to tell at a glance how many there are in a small group, many children reach school age without being able to ‘subitize’ – to suddenly know how many in a group. This book and its accompanying apps and slideshows introduces the first stages of subitization in ways that engage the learners (and amuse the parents). Given that later success in and confidence with mathematics can be shown to have roots in subitizing, this publication really ought to be the pick of every parent … well we think so and feel sure that you will agree once you get going with it and your child. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
NORTH POLE CENTRAL READY-TO-PLAY FREIGHT SET – Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas! Celebrate the wonder of the season with this North Pole Central Freight Set and bring the goods from Santa’s top-secret location to your layout! With this Ready-To-Play set comes an exclusive track system which allows you to create; a circle, a rectangle or an oval layout! SET INCLUDES: Battery-powered General-style locomotive and tender, Gondola with crate load, Center-cupola caboose, 24 curved and eight straight plastic track pieces
and RC remote control. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Challenge Island – Franchise 500 Ranked International educational enrichment program with 80 locations in the USA and Worldwide. Founded by award-winning educator, author, and parenting/education journalist Sharon Duke Estroff, Challenge Island® is grounded in cutting edge educational thought and at the forefront of S.T.E.A.M. Education and 21st Century Learning.
Wrapped in whimsical trimmings (headbands, facepaint, and the beat of the tribal drum), the Challenge Island program features an unmistakable spirit and flair. A sense of anticipation fills the air as tribes of kids enter new worlds of adventure and imagination through Challenge Island afterschool classes, in-school field trips, camps, birthday parties, family fun nights and much more. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
MathOnline is an interactive online math curriculum used by over 210,000 students. Provides over 57,000 interactive questions and over 1,367 animated lessons. Our goal is pretty simple. To have a positive impact on as many families as possible through the enjoyment and understanding of math. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Helio is an award-winning light projector that emits educational and entertainment based imagery through a series of interchangeable discs. Children can learn a wide range of topics including sight words, states, animals, geography, science, languages, time, and more. Before bed is one of the best times for children to learn and retain information, and Helio takes advantage of this with its soothing light projector system. This brilliant spin on bedtime night lights offers five different base colors, and each unit comes with five entertaining discs that include the solar system, ocean scene, and animals! Helio also can be portable after a charge, for up to 18 hours! This means you can learn things you didn’t know with the help from Helio on the go! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Centsables Dash for Cash
The Centsables Dash for cash is for children ages 5-10. It combines fun with financial literacy, encouraging players to calculate currency in order to meet increasing goal amounts, while avoiding obstacles in their path. After successfully completing each board, players discover a fun fact about money. The game begins with coins and bills descending from the top of the board. Players must grab the correct amount of currency required by each level while avoiding robbers who pop-up from below or parachute down to steal from them. The game is based on the Parents Choice Award Winning TV show currently airing on Fox Business Network Saturdays at 11am. This app is completely free and contains no ads. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Night has come and the puppies have wandered off. Our job is to find and bring home the Lost Puppies. Working together will allow us to rescue as many as possible for the happiest outcome! In this cooperative game, all players must work together to return each puppy to its home before night falls. The board is composed of a quality illustrated board featuring six houses (three on each end) and 22 squares on a track around and through the town and leading to each door. To begin, the cards/tiles are shuffled and placed face down, one on each square and one on each home. The cards are composed of night cards, flashlight cards, take-a-peek cards and puppy cards. On each turn a player may do one of the following – turn over a card, move a puppy, take a sneak peek at a face-down card, or remove a night card with a flashlight card. The night cards, when overturned, are placed on specific places on the board, even possibly covering a card already in that spot. Puppies can be moved as far as they can go towards home, until they hit a space with a card on it. Without working together, players won’t stand a chance in this cute and fun strategy game. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Mathseeds teaches kids aged 3-9 the core math and problem solving skills needed to be successful at school with fun, highly interactive and rewarding lessons. Mathseeds combines highly structured lessons with fun motivational elements that keep children engaged and keen to learn. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Scribfolio®is a scribble play activity that sparks imagination, enhances creativity, builds conversations and nurtures century skills. Remember when you used to look up and see things in the clouds? Well, Scribfolio® is much like that, with endless possibilities found. It starts with a scribble and imagination is key. Look from every angle. What do you see? Add lines, shapes, eyes, hat or sky. Give Scribble art a try. Title your work and sign your name. It’s super fun for your brain. Imagine, Create, Discover and Play when you do a Scribble everyday.
It’s amazing what a Scribble can turn out to be.
The big question is…What do you see? This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Forbrain – Forbrain is a unique bone-conduction headset, with a patented dynamic filter, which helps your brain to process sensory information more effectively. By correcting the perception of your voice, the way you speak is corrected naturally and without conscious effort. This is known as the audio-vocal loop effect. Forbrain works simultaneously on all parts of the audio-vocal loop, and gives the nervous system an excellent sensory workout. Speech, attention and memory can be improved using Forbrain. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
The innovative design of the Newméro bricks helps children to solve the problem and find the solution. These bricks offer a tactile approach to understanding the decimal number system, including identifying and building numbers, sorting and adding. The Newmero bricks also get parents and children to play together. These bricks are great for both children that are curious and children that are not so interested in numbers or have problems with math. It can be difficult for children to understand numbers when they are simply written on a piece of paper. Children need to feel and experience numbers by themselves to learn numbers and basic math in a more creative way. These bricks help them understand numbers and how the number system works. This set makes learning simple, fast and fun.This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Get some friendly advice from a talking Jewish grandfather. The follow-up to the hit Ask Bubbe, if you’ve got a question, you can now Ask Papa! Plush, talking papa doll, with 14 hilarious phrases, complete with humor, love and plenty of chutzpah. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
This incredible building set enables children to improve hand-eye coordination, gain strong sense of color, counting, sorting, attention and focus by using their hands to foster Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills. The set comes with blocks, wheels, anchors, bolts noise making ratchet. DREAM BIG & BUILD BIG – No limitations, scalable to build as big as desired by adding more pieces to create the master piece. As a parent, you can encourage creativity for STEM education which is the key factor to success in today’s ever-changing environment. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Addition Blocks is an award-winning, fast-paced, addictive puzzler that will test your addition speed and skills. Simply tap on connected digit blocks to sum to the falling target block. Addition Blocks is a true game, not speed drills dressed up in an app. The simple, single-tap game play is ideal for tablets and smart phones to pick up and play at any time. The multiple speed, difficulty, and play mode allow for instant differentiation for any skill level. Plus the award system and unlockable blocks common to many games will keep your children engaged. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Far Out Bubbles has taken bubble fun to the next level! We match our quality hand-crafted wooden wands with our specially formulated bubble mix, and together they make “the best bubbles ever!” This kit includes 1 wand and bubble mix. The 8 ounce bottle of bubble mix makes 1/2 gallonof bubble solution. The bubble wands are 18″, available in 7 fun colors, and are topped with a natural wooden bead. Make your playtime, Far Out Bubble time… at the beach, cookouts, parties or simple backyard fun! Great Outdoor Play for ALL ages! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
This Math, Science, and Art All in One Set enables kids to learn by playing. This 136 piece educational kit features 16 Craft Arts, 2 Car Trucks, 2 LED lights, 14 Symbols (23 Styles), 26 Alphabets, 10 Numerals, and 66 Frames, to be used either as a stand alone magnet tile set or in conjunction with other PicassoTiles magnetic building blocks as add-on pieces. Immerse your kids with the nonstop fun of learning! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
IdentiToy Mixed Reality Toy Brick Baseplate and App
The IdentiToy Crystal Clear Toy Brick Baseplate is designed for use with the free IdentiToy App . Images generated on the screen to shine through the baseplate and form a background landscape. The images augmented with sounds, enhance the toy brick building experience.
The App allows custom landscapes to be built.For example, to create a beach scene, users can place toy brick palm trees, beach huts and toy brick figures in beach apparel on the baseplate. The scene is then created with seamlessly tileable background images such as sand and flowing water, a foreground image such as fish, and sounds, such as wave sounds. The baseplate is then placed on the screen for an immersive audio, visual and tactile experience.
This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Tanya Designer Doll – Tanya is a 20-inch all vinyl, child-like ethnic doll with realistic facial characteristics. This beautiful mix race doll comes with an illustrated storybook of friendship and growing up in America with friends from different cultures. She is one of Marus’ best friends. The real life story takes on the adventure of growing up in America and learning a new language. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Bullying is a huge problem for young children today. Give your kids the advantage of proactive social skills tools to help them reject bullying. With award-winning music, fun characters and activities, kids are engaged as they learn they can be both kind and cool. The Kit includes the award-winning Cool Kind Kid CD, 17 original songs, each teaching a different social skill. It also includes a picture book and handbook, both with music downloads, wrist bands, Magic Words chart, and flash & game cards. All can be worked with parents or with kids on their own. We have seen positive behavior changes as kids gain confidence about how to get along with peers and establish healthy relationships. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Hue Animation Studio – HUE Animation Studio contains everything that a budding animator needs to create stop motion animation videos. For use at home or for school projects, this is a creative and educational pastime that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
This perfect gift for kids encourages creativity and imagination. Whether you are making a LEGO® brick film; animating your own characters with claymation or capturing a flower as it blooms using time-lapse photography, you can bring anything to life in minutes with the easy-to-use software.This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
News-O-Matic – News-O-Matic is the first daily newspaper just for kids. Every weekday it publishes brand-new stories from around the world. Each article is written at multiple levels for readers of all abilities from Kindergarten through grade 8. Parents and teachers can download the News-O-Matic app to give students a rich nonfiction literacy experience.
Their multimedia platform includes videos, games, and interactive maps. Comprehension quizzes tie into state and national standards. Kids can listen along to every story read out loud by a literacy expert. Their articles are even translated into Spanish and French and read aloud by native speakers in those languages.
Whether kids love sports, science, politics, or arts, News-O-Matic delivers what’s making the news. It offers a window to the world and beyond. Their goal is to inspire students and empower them to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and global citizens, and they’ve done just that.This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
With the award winning Enchanted Wonders A-Z cards, you and your child will embark on a journey that will be as exciting and varied as your child’s imagination. Each card combines a yoga pose with creative language, colorful illustrations and carefully crafted questions that inspire hours of exploration, movement and creative play. Whether it is playing memory games, creating yoga dances, or building stories around the shapes and words on the cards, your child will love diving into this colorful world of self-expression. The tried-and-tested Enchanted Wonders yoga alphabet leads to a different set of experiences every time. Suitable for ages 3 – 10. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Wrap -n- Snaps bracelet – As a former elementary teacher, Sam saw firsthand that young students need outlets to express their diverse passions. Sam also observed that students do best when they are meaningfully engaged in hands-on activities that they can relate to. The Wrap -n- Snaps custom bracelet system provides a gender neutral, interactive, educational opportunity for kids to reveal their passions.
Wrap –n– Snaps encourages the healthy expression of individuality through a silicone bracelet with interchangeable snaps. They are simple bracelets and also something more, they are one-of-a-kind statements of self. They are tactile, safe and provide a fun platform for self-expression and peer-engagement.
Aside from pure fun, Wrap –n– Snaps encourages fine motor control and works as a fidgeting aid and positive motivational behavioral tool.
That’s a wrap, because being you is a SNAP! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Sketch Kit – Sketch Kit, an accessory for Wonder Workshop’s iconic Dash and Cue robots, brings kids’ imaginations to life with the ability to create artwork by programming robots. The robotics and application software for the robots use sensor data to move the robot precisely, accurately reproducing the art the user programs the robot to draw. Sketch Kit also enables the robots to pick up and place the pen tip on command, resulting in unlimited design capabilities. As the robot draws code-based pictures that kids create, it transforms into a new learning experience that will spark imagination and creativity, all while teaching invaluable critical thinking, spatial reasoning and STEM skills. Sketch Kit comes with six dry erase markers, a set of project cards and an optional whiteboard drawing surface. Sketch Kit for Dash and Cue robots is a unique product that combines art, math, computer science and robotics for children and adults alike. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Endangered Species Have Feelings Too – Endangered Species Have Feelings Too is a coloring book with encompassing and enchanting illustrations, specifically designed to educate young readers about the current condition of endangered species in our world, as well as empower and inspire them to take action. Emotional literacy is an added benefit. Each of the twenty-six endangered species is presented in first person narrative that is set within two succinct paragraphs. One captures their distinctive qualities, the other describes how they and their habitat have been and continue to be abused by humankind. An activity book to be utilized in countless ways in the school environment for compassion training and emotional awareness. Equally as critical for parents to become enlightened and together with their child, doing something to make a difference. Will aid to transform the world’s children into nature stewards for the future. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Piccoli Horses – Piccoli Plush Toy Horses are handcrafted in high-quality fabric, exceeding USA and EU standards. Plush horses are non-electronic and loved by children of all ages. Machine washable, air dry. Each horse comes with a code, which is linked to a unique name. The horses are designed to pair with Piccoli Zoo app. Children enjoy a delightful zoo adventure, tapping and swiping with their fingers, while they jump and move their whole bodies. The app is extremely intuitive and easy to use. (Parents, get an instruction guide just in case.) Language develops when children speak their words aloud and move their whole bodies. Piccoli Zoo app makes learning languages a fun adventure. Beginning with English and soon adding others, children learn little words in many languages. It’s a fun introduction to foreign languages, beginning at home and then the world. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
New Social Story Book (Revised & Expanded 15th Anniversary Edition) – This 15th Anniversary Edition of her best-selling book offers ready-to-use stories that parents and educators have depended on for years—with new sections added! Additions include how to most effectively use and apply the stories, how to improve the lives of younger children, and Social Stories for teens and adults with autism. Developed through years of experience, these strategically written stories explain social situations in ways children and adults with autism understand while teaching social skills needed to be successful at home, school, work, and in the community. Ages pre-school through young adult. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Cup a Cup – “Fast hands and quick minds think alike! It’s all cup for grabs as players race to catch the cups in this fun family game. Roll the dice, quickly identify the missing colored shape, then try to be the first to grab the matching cup off the table. But be careful … no cup is safe! On the next player’s turn, if another player holds the matching cup, anyone can grab it to complete the set. First to collect three cups wins.
Fun for kids and adults alike! Sharpens skills of logic and analytical thinking, pattern recognition, memory, deduction and reaction speed. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Zendoway Cubes – Roll these soft, colorful cubes for simple suggestions to nourish your mind and body throughout the day and squeeze them for stress release! Uses include classrooms, counselors, family fun, kids yoga classes and daily reminders. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Fanapeel/Gameface Waterless Peel & Stick Temporary Tattoos – Waterless Peel & Stick Temporary Tattoos are made with 3M Medical adhesive and work like a skin sticker. No Water to apply, No rubbing or alcohol to remove – just peel and stick. Immediate use product that can be used on any surface and no hassle removal makes this product the best and safest on the market.
Printed with a patented Digital print process you won’t find a more vibrant and long lasting, easier to use temporary tattoo on the market. Parents no more peeling ugly tattoos, no more scrubbing your kids raw. Great for sports teams and other outdoor activities for kids to get them up and moving. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
The Urban Playset – 3-D foldable playset powered by imagination! No assembly required, vibrant artwork, and great for a variety of toys! These sets have incredible detail with vibrant artwork. Easily folds up for quick and easy storage, and is Eco-Friendly and made of 100% recyclable materials. Made in the USA and great for imaginative play for any age! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
“Stop Think Choose” Character Education Book & CD – “Stop Think Choose” the Creative Character Education Series’ – Volume One Book and CD helps train elementary school students in ten important life skills that they will need to succeed in school and life: Responsibility, Impulse Control, Anger Management, Empathy, Self Esteem, Stress Relief, Persistence, Shyness, Competitiveness and Bully Prevention. Each module starts with objectives and materials needed, and consists of a theme-specific story, call and response lyric/poem, activities, assessment questions and reproducible artwork to demonstrate the importance of that character trait. A fantastic series for any child and parent to have in their home. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
KidsErgo – The revolutionary KidsErgo is the safe, stable and healthy way to sit. Children are happier and learn better when they can sit actively and “work out the wiggles.” Teachers report that students sitting on KidsErgo often improve significantly in posture, concentration, participation, and behavior. Moving and stretching addresses key aspects of UDL (Universal Design for Learning), including enhancing self-regulation through stress reduction, decreasing hyperactivity, and increasing focus.
Children love KidsErgo’s friendly shape and its rainbow of bright colors. And sitting on KidsErgo is just plain fun! The patented KidsErgo, made of recyclable technopolymer. Winner of the Good Design Award and the Edison Award. Proudly made in the USA. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
This revolutionary fun backpack for football, baseball and hockey fanatics young and old is the perfect gift or school supply. One of the coolest backpacks we’ve ever seen, kids were going crazy for the design and the fun that the backpack provided.
Attitudes, Beliefs and Choices – Our attitudes, beliefs and choices are the foundational core for a life of awareness, contentment and wisdom. This healing and enlightening book is a collection of true short stories relating to 75 different feelings that will be read and re-read for it’s insights and compassion–its wisdom is timeless. Laughter as well as tears will be expressed while reading this 500 pages resource book, loaded with experiences most people will easily relate to. It offers an opportunity to heal the past by letting go of sabotaging beliefs, worry and stress over the future and support the reader in living a full, vital and magical life, realizing how very precious each day is to feel it authentically. An opportunity for bonding is offered as “Reflection Time” at the close of each chapter, available for personal, partnership or family interaction. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Roominate® is an award-winning and customizable line of wired building systems that inspire open-ended, hands-on play. Using circuits, motors and modular building pieces, girls can build and create their own unique and original structures or vehicles that can be joined together or taken apart and remade into something completely new and different. Roominate inspires the next generation to have fun with STEM, and to help develop hands-on problem solving and boost self-confidence, all while turning girls into creative engineers! This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
Magna-Tiles® are designed to hold a child’s interest and attention, build critical developmental skills, and promote imaginative play and creativity. Their translucent magnetic tiles give children a fun way to explore geometry concepts…as they build! The plastic tiles have magnets built right in, so they stick together from every side—as kids explore symmetry, area and perimeter, angles and more. Large squares measure 6″. This product is truly where math, science, and creativity meet. This product is one of our Best Educational Products for Elementary Aged Kids in 2018.
We hope you’ve enjoyed learning about each of these amazing products. From building kits, to imaginative play, to character education and apps, these products are sure to get your kids excited about learning a new skill and being a better, more well rounded individual.