The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

It is challenging to identify a single “most crucial” age for children, as child development is a continuous and complex process that unfolds over time. Different developmental milestones and critical periods occur at various ages, and each stage of childhood has its unique significance. At Parents’ Picks Awards, we understand the need for learning, play, social and emotional development, and more. This year, The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024 is focusing on products and services that help children in the following ways:

  1. Foundation of Academic Skills: Elementary school provides the foundation for the development of academic skills in core subjects such as reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. These foundational skills form the basis for further learning and academic success in later years.
  2. Social and Emotional Development: Elementary school is a critical time for social and emotional development. Children learn to navigate social relationships, interact with peers and teachers, and develop important social skills such as cooperation, communication, and empathy. They also learn to manage emotions, develop self-awareness, and build resilience.
  3. Cognitive Development: Elementary school promotes cognitive development by challenging children to think critically, solve problems, and develop cognitive skills such as logical reasoning, analysis, and synthesis. Children also learn to apply knowledge and skills to real-life situations, fostering their cognitive growth and development.
  4. Building Independence and Responsibility: Elementary school provides opportunities for children to develop independence and responsibility. They learn to manage their time, follow routines, complete assignments, and take ownership of their learning. These skills are essential for their future academic success and personal growth.
  5. Exposure to Diverse Learning Experiences: Elementary school exposes children to a wide range of learning experiences, including classroom instruction, hands-on activities, group projects, and extracurricular activities. These experiences broaden their horizons, encourage exploration and discovery, and help them identify their interests and talents.
  6. Development of Study Habits and Learning Skills: Elementary school helps children develop study habits, organizational skills, and effective learning strategies that are crucial for their academic success in later years. They learn to manage their assignments, develop study plans, and engage in self-directed learning, which sets the stage for lifelong learning.
  7. Formation of Positive Attitudes towards School and Learning: Elementary school plays a crucial role in shaping children’s attitudes towards school and learning. Positive experiences in elementary school can foster a love for learning, promote curiosity, and build a solid foundation for a child’s educational journey.
  8. Physical Development: Play allows children to engage in physical activities such as running, jumping, climbing, and playing sports, which promotes the development of gross and fine motor skills. Physical play also helps develop coordination, strength, and balance, and encourages a healthy and active lifestyle.

All of winners of The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024 match one or more of these categories that we believe are essential to a child’s development.

NOTE: Winners are listed alphabetically.

A Bunny in a Basket – Santa has his Elves and the Easter Bunny has A Bunny in a Basket. An interactive book/toy kit that allows your Bunny Helper to travel back and forth from your home to Easter Island. Comes with a plush bunny, a magical basket and a book that tells the story of the Easter Bunny and the bunny helpers.

A Bunny in a Basket won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

All-in-One Homeschool Curriculum – This award-winning digital solution for K-12 homeschooling is our favorite homeschool curriculum we’ve ever reviewed. Their curriculum is comprehensive and provides everything you need to educate your child from the comfort of your own home. With engaging lessons, interactive activities, and teaching guides for parents, it is the most cost-effective way to a fantastic education for your kids. For just $19.99 per grade (when on sale), it is a fantastic solution for parents that are looking for a complete curriculum without breaking the bank. The course work can be completed on a computer, tablet or by printing the lessons for your student. Learn more at

All-in-One Curriculum won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Bababoo and friends® Tree House Garden Party Story Puzzle – Attractive story puzzles with glow-in-the-dark effect, encourages role play and promotes find motor skills and creativity. 16 Piece puzzle includes two wooden play figures and reusable high quality packaging box for storage.

Bababoo and friends® Tree House Garden Party Story Puzzle won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Bedtime Stories for Kids, from Stories to Grow By – Stories to Grow By is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the best treasury of stories that are kid-tested and provide children with meaningful experiences that will last a lifetime. These short bedtime stories for kids are exceptional. 5-10 minute bedtime stories including fairy tales, online story books, audio stories, and more. Their FREE Bedtime Stories for Kids are praised and recommended by: Scholastic, USA Today, The New York Times, Education World and now Parents’ Picks Awards!

Bedtime Stories for Kids, from Stories to Grow By won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Biome by Missing Piece Press – All you want to do is play your cards. BUT…you can’t just play SOME.  So, let’s say you have a 3-same card and 3 DESERT cards. Well, that works because you have the 3 card and 3 Desert cards but…you also have in your hand 1 Tundra card, 1 Forest card and a 4-different card.  And…you have to be able to play them ALL! You see, the NUMBER card has to be paired with THAT number of cards!

Once you are able to play your hand that at LEAST equals a value of 7 – you get to move your playing piece on the POINT CARD. Then you, or your teammate, can play any number of points to keep your game piece moving. You STILL have to be able to play ALL of the cards in your hand. Be the first player or team to reach 50 to WIN.

The company Missing Piece Press won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Brave Knights Kit – The Brave Knights Kit brings sleep, builds confidence, and sprinkles a little magic when children need it the most. The three products were all designed by an exhausted mama who used her master’s degree in psychology to come up with a solution to the age-old fear of the dark. Each night children give up their worries to their Brave Knight and he stays on guard to protect the little Prince or Princess. Next, the storybook tells the tale of the Brave Knights and even has a personalized Knighting ceremony to help bond the little one to their new forever friend. Lastly, comes the magic! The projecting flashlight shines 8 different images on the walls, under the bed or in the closet, clearing the room of anything scary. When their Brave Knight is near, they have nothing to fear. Sleep is just a click away. Great Days Start with Brave Knights.

You can choose a blue or pink flashlight with your purchased kit.

Brave Knights Kit won the award for The Best Educational Products in the World 2024.

Challenge Island STEAM Programs – Challenge Island is the World’s #1 STEAM Program. They offer over 150 locations in 35 states across the USA.  They have served 5 million children and worked with 15,000 schools and community organizations.  Challenge Island STEAM programs provide award-winning STEAM Enrichment classes, camps, field trips, family events, birthday parties and scout workshops. They even have a bestselling STEAM book series.

The company Challenge Island and their STEAM Programs won the award for The Best Educational Products in the World 2024.

Colors of the World from Crayola – Color your way across the globe with the Colors of the World coloring products. The markers, crayons, paint, colored pencils, colored paper and coloring books celebrate the people and places that make up this rich, culturally diverse world of ours. Makes a great birthday or holiday gift for girls and boys. Also great for classrooms and craft rooms.

Colors of the World from Crayola won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Common Sense Science from Common Sense Press – Designed for single-level or multilevel classrooms, homeschools, co-ops, or science clubs, Common Sense Science is for grades 3 through 6, with activities for 1st and 2nd grades to facilitate multi-level teaching. The scripted lessons include vocabulary, research prompts for digging deeper, instructions for constructing 3D Graphic Organizers, and labs that use common household items.

The lessons in each unit include foundational content appropriate for first through sixth grade students. All activities are coded by ability levels. This enables you to teach all your children at the same time using one curriculum.

Graphic Organizers help students of all levels better understand concepts by taking complicated information and breaking it down into visual parts. Graphic Organizers allow students to see and touch content, increasing understanding and retention. This hands-on approach to science makes complicated material easy and fun to learn.

Common Sense Science from Common Sense Press won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Connecting Home & School Parent Guides from Blue Star Education – These guides help families engage in their children’s education. They provide specific activities that families can share to help children achieve academic success. With high-interest topics and projects to share, they bring writing, math, social studies, science, and more to life for the whole family. The guides empower parents through active involvement in their children’s learning and also support social-emotional learning! Perfect for back-to-school, open house, and parent-teacher conferences. These guides are excellent for parent engagement and are available in both English and Spanish.

Connecting Home & School Parent Guides from Blue Star Education won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Crazy Yoobbles Bubbles from Wishbone Products Inc. – If you’ve never seen a bubble float on water—or the joy on your child’s face when they see bubbles float—it’s time to try Crazy Yoobbles Bubbles. Crazy Yoobbles Bubbles are strong enough to stick to objects, and float on water. Works perfectly with the Bubbles in Bubbles Blower or Crazy Ice Bubbles Blizzard Blower. Fun for the whole family and safe for kids of all ages, and makes hundreds of bubbles with just one dip.

Crazy Yoobbles Bubbles from Wishbone Products Inc. won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Cubles – CUBLES are paper craft poseable character kits made for explorers at heart ages 6+. (Note: Advanced CUBLES are recommended for 10+)

  • Brain Boosting: Inventive thinking & problem solving to activate young minds as they bring CUBLES to life, piece by piece.
  • Mess-Free Making: Precision-cut pieces connect together with no scissors or glue. No messy clean up.
  • Tactile & engaging.
  • Creativity Inspiring: A gateway to boundless imagination and play.
  • Eco-Friendly and Durable: Crafted from sustainable paperboard. Sturdy and 100% recyclable.
  • Travel Friendly Packaging: Flat & Compact for easy portability.

And fun!

Cubles won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Davids Natural Toothpaste – Davids’ Kids+adults premium toothpaste is packed with all of the natural goodness that Davids is known for, but enhanced with tasty watermelon and strawberry flavors that will leave your mouth feeling refreshed and clean. This high-performance, fluoride-free toothpaste uses naturally sourced and derived ingredients to whiten teeth safely and effectively, remove plaque and freshen breath. Davids was inspired to create kids+adults, as it’s estimated that 15% of adults purchase kids toothpastes for themselves because they don’t like ‘adult flavors’ and now they can enjoy a mouthwatering toothpaste with none of the guilt.

Davids Natural Toothpaste won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024


FootFidget® Classroom Seating Solutions, LLC and their FootFdget® product line – FootFidget® products provide an improved learning experience – allowing students to both fidget and focus while they work.  Can be used sitting or standing. Great for classroom, in-home and office use.

Designed & manufactured in the U.S.A. by a woman-owned physical therapy company. All FootFidget® products provide:

  • Mild resistive movement with feet, legs and core provides sensory input; improves focus, attention, memory.
  • Reduces excess ‘fidgety’ energy; helps calm, reduce anxiety-greater awareness, learning.
  • Increases circulation for better health, can burn more calories.
  • Positioned in a ’90-90-90’ ready to learn posture, stay on task longer
  • Ergonomic Positioning with foot in the middle of the desk space for improved posture, comfort.
  • Height adjustable. Sturdy, quiet, discrete device, non-distracting to other students.

Three student models offered:

  • FootFidget® 2.0 – Attaches to all 4 desk legs
  • FootFidget® 2.0 Standing Desk Conversion Kit – Recycle students’ desktop into a standing desk, includes the FootFidget® 2.0
  • FootFidget® Portable – Lightweight Metal Frame, use at a desk or table

FootFidget® Classroom Seating Solutions, LLC and their FootFdget® product line have won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Gummy Bears 100 Piece Puzzle Snaxfrom WerkShoppe – 100 piece jigsaw puzzle. Assembled size – 8 inches wide x 10 inches high. Ribbon cut pieces. ESKA® 100% recycled board & non-toxic vegetable-based ink. Screen free boredom buster. Comes in a resealable pouch for easy storage. Recommended age:  5+ years. All of the WerkShoppe puzzles originate from original works of art created by their extremely talented network of emerging and established artists. Each puzzle purchase supports their global community of artists with a percentage of proceeds donated to art education and enrichment programs and initiatives.

Gummy Bears 100 Piece Puzzle Snax from WerkShoppe won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Happy Kids – HappyKids, powered by Future Today, is an AVOD kids and family-themed channel. Over the last two years, HappyKids’ has seen record-breaking growth and momentum, reaching over 25 million global downloads. With this engagement, complemented by a content library boasting over 80,000 curated videos, HappyKids has solidified its pioneering role as the dominant player in its market. HappyKids strives to provide free, quality content by expanding its already impressive catalog. Titles range from baby (Cocomelon) to elementary (Lego, Mattel) all the way to tweens (Total Drama). HappyKids is brand-safe and suitable for kids, families, and advertisers, 100% compliant with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and KidSafe certified. Additionally, HappyKids’ newly updated, sophisticated parental controls empower families to granularly curate their viewing experience – by topics, interests, themes, age group, and more – enhancing brand safety and suitability alignment for advertisers.

Happy Kids won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

HeartMath from HeartMath Institute – WiseHeart: Joyful, engaging, innovative, wide-ranging, and skill-based, this delightful online program for schools, homes, and children’s groups has something for everyone. Research-based practices will improve focus, self-regulation, and decision making while lowering anxiety, frustration and conflict. There are five easy-to-use units of instruction in the WiseHeart™ program that offer an abundance of engrossing and fun activities. Entertaining 3D animation videos; colorful, infographic articles; numerous online activities; drumming and rap song videos; word clouds; Kids Talk; and pre- and post-trackers will keep both adults and children engaged and motivated. Adults and children will be able to intuitively navigate with ease through this online program. A Leader’s Guide along with instructional narration coaches users on how to participate in each activity.

HeartMath for Parents:  HeartMath has created proven techniques to reduce and prevent stress overload, and the constant anxiety and energy drain that can come with family life. Users will learn how to: Manage feelings of overwhelm and worry about your children’s safety and well-being,  support your child’s mental health and ability to express emotions in a healthy way, and reduce feelings of impatience, frustration and anger, allowing for deeper communication and connection. This self-paced program includes: -15 “bite-sized” chapters to ensure retention and easy navigation to revisit and review.  Six HeartMath techniques with downloadable audio guides makes learning easier and more accessible. Practical advice from 10 parents who use HeartMath in their daily lives, which includes tips and stories that inspire and motivate. Interactive activities designed for parents and children to help internalize and master new heart-based skills. A collaborative forum for parents to share their successes, connect with like-minded individuals, and network with others with common interests and goals.

HeartMath from HeartMath Institute won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Homeschool Languages –  Finally, an open and go foreign language curriculum! For ages 4-10. Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese. The first 2 weeks of this award-winning program is free to download on their site!

“The new language is presented in a way that it really sticks and my little one feels really confident using it.”- Elizabeth K.

Homeschool Languages won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

HUE Animation Studio – HUE Animation Studio is a Authenticated™ movie-making starter kit for children aged 7+.

It contains everything budding animators need to create stop motion movies, including:

  • A flexible, HUE HD camera with integrated microphone (available in red, green or blue).
  • A 64-page, animation book with instructions, tips and ideas.
  • Easy-to-use animation software for Windows and macOS.
  • Downloadable storyboards, backgrounds, tutorial videos and music.

Complete beginners can start animating in minutes to bring favorite toys to life, create LEGO® brickfilms with lasers and explosions, reshape reality in claymation movies, or capture flowers blooming with time-lapse photography.

Recommended by child development expert, Dr. Amanda Gummer, this fun, educational kit fosters creativity, collaboration and critical thinking while bringing hours of enjoyment to young film directors as they learn how to make movie magic.

Perfect for homeschooling, class projects and family fun.

$69.95 from and Amazon.

HUE Animation Studio won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

iHuman Fantastic Friends app – iHuman Fantastic Friends is a fun reading experience that features an original new series Fantastic Friends by the beloved Oxford Reading Tree author Paul Shipton. All vocabulary and language are carefully leveled to facilitate learning high-frequency words, useful sentence structures, and key grammar points. Each book appears as an animated story with Chinese and English instructional voiceovers that support early reading up to fluent, independent reading. At the end of each book, after-reading activities and games help promote reading comprehension, enhance word recognition, and build phonological awareness.

iHuman Fantastic Friends won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

iHuman Fantastic Friends physical books – Fantastic Friends is an original 9-Levelled graded reading series for children ages 4-12. Developed by iHuman in partnership with Oxford University Press and written by beloved Oxford Reading Tree Author Paul Shipton. The series comprises engaging fiction and non-fiction books with popular sci-fi topics that include time travel 3D printing, VR goggles, Mars rescue missions, and more, Vocabulary and grammar are finely levelled throughout to promote reading development.

iHuman Fantastic Friends physical books won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Kids Create Absurdity – Kids Create Absurdity is a fun, fill-in-the-blank card game with crazy questions and silly answers.  For ages 6-99 years old – this game encourages laughter and interaction across generations – and is perfect for family game night.

Kids Create Absurdity encourages reading, creativity, storytelling and social interaction. Gets the kids off of technology and back to basic fun and games.

Kids Create Absurdity won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Klone It! by Missing Piece Press – Another MATCH Game? Oh, no, no, no. This one gets the WHOLE family engaged! Why? Because it’s always changing.  Just when you think you can match it…you are one card short!

Just match the cards in your MATCH Line to be the same as all the cards in the KLONE IT! line. But here is the twist – if you have a PAIR of cards in your hand, you can play one to the Klone It! line and one to your MATCH Line. See, that way you ALREADY have a match for that one in the KLONE Line! and it forces the opponent to need one! Oh…it’s FUN.  Match all the cards and you move the same number as the cards in the lines – and THAT can be a LOT!

Get a FREE Bee card if you are 2 or more zones behind an opponent.

 The company Missing Piece Press won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Know Your Body 6 Book Bundle This new 6 book series, Know Your Body allows your child to delve into  and understand the workings of his/her body.  Each book contains 64 pages of age appropriate, solid science introduction to the Circulatory System, Respiratory System, Nervous System, Digestive System, Renal System and Skeletal System. This series is filled with engaging activities that enhance learning retention through matching games, word searches, checks for understanding, drawing, fill in the blank, and much more.

So easy to learn, it just about teaches itself!

Know Your Body 6 Book Bundle won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Large Geometric Climbing Dome from gobaplay – gobaplay’s Large Geometric Climbing Dome offers a safe, exhilarating, and fun experience all at once. At 7.5 ft tall and wide, and made from sturdy non-slip powder-coated steel with attractive molded climbing grips, kids will have fun climbing for hours. A worry-free experience for every adventurer, the Climbing Dome helps your child develop strong muscles and coordination. This product is built with quality in mind and includes a 2-year warranty which is double industry standard. It includes three sleek anchors for extra stability or areas with high winds. Quality, versatility, and great aesthetics – the full package. Suitable for ages 3-10 with a weight capacity of a maximum of 150 lbs per child (maximum of 6 children). Neutral gunmetal base color blends seamlessly with landscaping. Real rock climbing hand grips, textured for non-slip climbing. Low maintenance, weather, and rust-resistant.

Large Geometric Climbing Dome from gobaplay won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024


Look! Books: Beginner Biographies from Red Chair Press – A child’s role model may be a parent, grandparent or sibling. Some people who do things that make life better for others can be a role model. And some people are role models because they show us how to overcome challenges. Covers important figures of Women’s History, and under-represented populations in U.S. history: Native Americans, Asian-Americans, African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans.

Ages 6 to 8    Grades K-2   Reading Level 1  24 pages   8″ x 8″

Books feature:  TOC, Glossary, Index, “Good to Know” higher level facts, Timeline, Additional Resources

Look! Books: Beginner Biographies from Red Chair Press won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Lullaby Earth Dream Easy Kids Mattress – Put your kiddo to bed with less mess – and no toxic chemicals! Our Dream Easy™ Non-toxic Kids Mattress features seamless waterproofing for those unpredictable potty-training nights plus a supportive innerspring that will last for years to come. (That means NO polyurethane foam and NO latex since you may not know yet if your child is allergic.) Lullaby Earth has also included a cozy-soft breathable, waterproof, machine washable pad – added comfort for kids, added convenience for you.  Mattress comes in twin and full sizes.

Lullaby Earth Dream Easy Kids Mattress won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Medium Round Springfree Trampoline – Established in 2003, Springfree Trampoline is committed to crafting trampolines that prioritize safety, quality, and innovation, bringing joy to families worldwide. Rooted in a father’s pursuit of a safer trampoline, the brand is dedicated to providing lasting and secure enjoyment for families.  Their trampolines and accessories encourage imaginative play, laughter, and smiles, emphasizing family well-being. Engineered to be the world’s safest, Springfree incorporates a patented safety system, reducing product-related injuries by 90%. Notable features include the FlexiNet®, hidden frame, SoftEdge™, enclosure rods, and a springless design using composite rods for child safety. Acknowledged for safety, design excellence, and customer service, Springfree Trampoline provides a 10-year warranty on all components, assuring durability and peace of mind for families prioritizing the best for their kids. The Medium Round Trampoline, a staple for any household, offers 79 square feet of jumping freedom, making it an ideal fit for mid-sized yards and jumpers of any age.

Medium Round Springfree Trampoline won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Minute of Fun, Home Edition from Funwares™ – Home Games Expansion Pack turns everyday items into thrilling competition tools. From toilet roll tosses to balancing act challenges, these indoor games provide endless fun for all ages, boosting physical activity, hand-eye coordination, and strategic thought. Perfect for family showdowns or indoor workouts, Home Games delivers hours of captivating entertainment.

Minute of Fun, Home Edition from Funwares™ won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024


Music Lessons or Piano Lessons from Creative Soul Music School – Creative Soul Music School was Voted Fort Worth’s Most Loved Music Lessons 5 Years in Row 2018-2022 and is  North Texas’ largest family owned music school in the DFW area, having taught nearly 13,000+ students since opening in 2006.

With five music schools in Texas – in Southlake GrapevineFort WorthKeller Watauga, and Bedford Hurst Colleyville  and Lewisville Carrollton, Creative Soul Music School provides a fun, supportive creative community for quality instruction in an inspiring, unique atmosphere which includes trophies and wristbands for achievement, unlimited makeup lessons, legendary recital experiences and family first safety plan for all of their students.

They offer lessons in piano, guitar, drums, voice and more.

Music Lessons or Piano Lessons from Creative Soul Music School won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024


My Crumby Guide to Baking and Friendship Making Baking Box Set – Embark on a delightful journey of friendship, connection, and resilience with ‘My Crumby Guide to Baking and Friendship Making” – the interactive baking box set designed especially for children. This magical culinary experience not only introduces the joy of baking but also weaves in heartwarming lessons about the importance of friendship and the strength found in resilience.

Join the lovable characters, Penelope Pumpernickel, Rachel Rye, Samantha Sourdough, and Whitney Wheat, and their diverse group of friends, as they take you on an adventure through the enchanting world of baking. In the pages of this interactive book, you will find delicious recipes that introduce you to the art of baking AND stories that emphasize the values of connection, kindness, and overcoming challenges. Accompanying the book is a set of color-coded coordinating measuring cups and spoons (featuring the Breadcrumbz) to assist younger bakers with precise measurements, and an apron and chef’s hat so your baker will look the part.

Each character in ‘My Crumby Guide to Baking and Friendship Making’ possesses unique backgrounds that contribute to the overall success of their friendships and provides insight into the history of the breads baked in the book. Through their adventures, children learn valuable lessons about embracing differences, celebrating diversity, and appreciating the strengths of those around them.

“My Crumby Guide to Baking and Friendship Making” Baking Kit is not just a book or a set, it is a journey that combines the sweetness of baking with the warmth of friendship.

My Crumby Guide to Baking and Friendship Making Baking Box Set won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Patrick Adams Books & Music – Patrick Adams Books & Music is a multi-media company dedicated to family entertainment including children’s music, children’s books, a podcast dedicated to family friendly musicians and consulting services to help other independent artists.

His debut children’s travel adventure, Lisa Goes to England, was released in May 2015. The story and “Amazing Lisa” series was inspired by his own children and especially his daughter Holly’s vast imagination and love of her stuffed animals. England was the first of many travel adventures, followed by FranceAustraliaIndia, JapanBrazil and Italy. Each story features exploration, mischief and magic in the most enchanting places around the world.

A second series called “Rhythm’s World” debuted in February 2017, featuring his daughter, Rhythm, and the first book called The World of Rhythm taught young children about the world of music. The second book, Rhythm’s Fantastic Friends!, highlights special people in the life of a child, especially Rhythm. A series within a series called Rhythm’s World Tour saw the first two books about North America and Europe released.  Rhythm Meets Lyric was released in 2021, celebrating Rhythm’s new sister, Lyric.

In 2021, his debut children’s music album “Amazing World” was released and he launched a podcast celebrating other children’s musicians called Kindie Rock Stars.  Five subsequent albums have been released, including The Friends EPTravel Time with PatrickKindies Do the 80’s Volumes 1 and 2 and Adventure Time with Patrick.

The company Patrick Adams Books & Music won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Prickly Path from SimplyFun – Join the coyote for a stroll through the desert to admire the beautiful groups of wild cacti in bloom. In Prickly Path, players take turns rolling the dice and counting spaces to place their cactus pieces on the gameboard to form groups of the same type. The more of the same type you group together, the more points you score. This strategy and decision-making game can be played by 2-4 players ages 8 and up in 20 minutes.

Prickly Path from SimplyFun won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Princess Charming – From debut author Zibby Owens comes Princess Charming, a lovable and empowering new character. Princess Charming can’t quite seem to find her “thing.” She’s tried everything from cooking to hip-hop, and hasn’t been able to perfect either. Even her cartwheels are subpar. But when the castle hosts a superstar for a special event, Princess Charming finally finds her time to shine.

Princess Charming is about a brand-new princess character filled with fun, humor, and girl power.

With a modern look and can-do attitude, Princess Charming is the perfect gift for all young readers who never give up

Princess Charming won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Purple Ladybug – Purple Ladybug creates fun for your family with their craft kits. As a family-run business, their kids are their inspiration and Purple Landybug is committed to making products that delight and inspire not just their own families, but yours too. Their award-winning products are safe, fun, and simple to use. Their promise to you is that within every Purple Ladybug box, a world of creativity and enjoyment awaits.

Purple Ladybug craft kits encourage open-ended creativity and provide an outlet for screen-free fun. Crafting is a superb way to develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, creative expression, self-awareness and confidence. When kids complete a craft, they feel a sense of accomplishment and pride. Kids express themselves while exercising critical thinking and reasoning skills as they work through how to create their crafts.

Purple Ladybug craft kits includes creative and functional water bottlesSunGemmersfun craft kits including glitter and glamour craftsscratch paper artstickers and much, much more.

All Purple Ladybug craft kits come with clear, easy-to-follow instructions, making them perfect for all types of kids, even those who are just starting out with crafting. Purple Ladybug craft kits are also third-party tested and meet international toy safety standards. When you choose Purple Ladybug, you’re choosing craft kits that are fun, safe, educational, and crafted with care.

The company Purple Ladybug and their products won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Smart Sudoku – Smart Sudoku is an innovative handheld Sudoku game that offers engaging and accessible gameplay for players of all skill levels. It features 2500 paperless puzzles across 5 difficulty levels that can be solved on colorful 4×4 or 6×6 grids. The interactive grid provides instant answer checking, auto-timing and connective battle functions to enhance the puzzle-solving experience. User-friendly features like hints guide players of all ages in developing problem-solving, logic and persistence through challenging puzzles. The product eliminates the need for paper puzzles through its portable all-in-one design. Its interactive mechanics such as instant checking and hints make it easy for players to enjoy Sudoku immersively while improving their skills.

Smart Sudoku won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Squid Squish by Funwares™ – Squid Squish is a fun, educational game for kids aged 4-8. This color-matching adventure features 30 vibrant game cards across three difficulty levels, each showing a unique combination of colored balls. The game’s star, the Squid Squish, is a clear plastic dome that ‘captures’ these colored balls when pressed down. The objective? Be the first to collect the right combination of balls as per your game card. Easy to reset and endlessly entertaining, Squid Squish turns learning colors and counting into a squishy, squashy blast!

Squid Squish by Funwares™ won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

StickyLickits – StickyLickits is the only all natural edible stickers that kids put on fruits and veggies to help them eat more. They are sugar free, tree nut, peanut, soy and gluten free. They are vegan and kosher. And full of fun. StickyLickits has licensed cartoon characters (Paw Patrol, SpongeBob and more) because studies have shown that when kids see well known characters, they are more likely to choose healthy over processed foods. The goal of StickyLickits is to make the next generation healthier than the present one.

StickyLickits won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024


 TekFun Nanodoodle™ –  Clip-on and take creativity anywhere. The TekFun NanoDoodle™️ is a portable clippable doodle tool which empowers kids to unleash their creativity wherever they please. It attaches easily to car seats, desk chairs, backpacks, suitcases and more.

Effortless erasing: A single tap and the TekFun NanoDoodle™️ self-cleans, eliminating the need for erasers or wiping.

Durable and long-lasting: Crafted from robust materials, the TekFun NanoDoodle™️ Series offers over 100,000 reuses for active kids.

Mess-free fun: Kids can draw, doodle, and write without paper or messy art supplies, ensuring a clean and eco-friendly experience.

The TekFun NanoDoodle™️ enables children to express themselves creatively and helps kids cultivate imagination. Moreover, its captivating design marks a distinctive and stylish feature among children.

TekFun Nanodoodle™ won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

The Cookie Cups Unicorn Cookie Cup Baking Kit – This unique kit is ideal for kids & families who love baking. Complete with a unicorn mold – you can create your own chocolate unicorn horns to complete your treats. It’s a great way to spend time with your loved ones and create unforgettable memories. With pink sprinkles, chocolate chunks and marshmallows to make your own marshmallow fluff, the Unicorn Cookie Cup Kit is a great way to encourage creativity and imagination in children.

The Cookie Cups Unicorn Cookie Cup Baking Kit won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

ThinkStretch Summer Learning – ThinkStretch products are a complementary academic system that gives students a proven edge in education. Born from deep research, featuring engaging content, with a rewards based approach and material that aligns with curriculum, ThinkSTretch Summer Learning gives students a leg up over the summer, over long breaks, and over the long haul.

ThinkStretch is more than a workbook. It’s an outcome-driven system that incentivizes students to maximize their school experience. Simple to start and easy to use, it’s equipped with everything you, your school, students and parents need to be successful.

ThinkStretch Summer Learning won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Tick Tock Naturals Mosquito & Tick Repellent – Introducing the TICK TOCK NATURALS ORGANIC INSECT REPELLENT FAMILY SET – the ultimate bug repellent that works against ticks, mosquitoes, fleas, flies and spiders. Say goodbye to pesky bugs and hello to long-lasting protection for your entire family. This concentrated formula goes above and beyond the competition, providing up to 4-5 hours of effective bug bite prevention. Whether you’re swimming, exercising, or exploring the great outdoors, this repellent has got you covered. Plus, the product is cruelty-free, PETA-certified, and eco-friendly, so you can feel good about using it. With no synthetic chemicals, this biodegradable formula won’t harm fish or wildlife, making it perfect for any adventure.

Tick Tock Naturals Mosquito & Tick Repellent won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Tilli Learning Kit and Tilli App – Tilli is a life changing learning tool for 5-10-year-olds, that uses the power of behavioral sciences and the joys of play to build 8 essential life-long Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) skills during the single most crucial development window in a child’s life. Tilli was built at the Stanford School of Education with rigorous user-testing and SEL research to ensure that SEL was delivered effectively and measurably. Globally recognized by Lego and Playful Minds as one of the most innovative learning tools defining the “Future of Play” and by GSV Ventures (the largest venture fund for Edtech) as one of the world’s most innovative startups for 2022. Tilli is also a UNICEF Innovation Fund portfolio company. Tilli was recently awarded the ‘Launch Competition Award’ and the ‘Impact Award’ at the prestigious SXSW Edu 2023.

Tilli Learning Kit and Tilli App won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

The Animation Course – Chad Stewart, former Disney animator and veteran home school Dad, offers a 12-week LIVE – online Animation Course (ages 11-18). Each assignment is given a review by a professional animator/artist with feedback for the individual learning of each student. The Animation Course is both a school and a community created spcially for school-aged kids.

See all courses here.

The Animation Course won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Troomi Samsung A14 5G – Safe Smartphone for Kids – Troomi is the safe kids phone that prevents problems before they happen. With Troomi, prevent problems by keeping kids away from pornography, predators and the dangers of social media. Troomi provides parents with the option of adding a safe browser and third-party apps that have been curated for safety. Give them the tools they need to safely thrive while preparing them for the future. Parent-approved contacts. Safelisted websites. Safe apps for school, music, and hobbies but no porn, predators, bullies, or social media. It doesn’t get any safer than that. Simplify your child’s safe phone with one service that does everything you need. Pay for your safe phone and phone service in one place, with no extra subscriptions required. The Troomi mission is to provide kids with guardrails for safety and opportunities for growth, learning, personal discovery and preparation for the future.

Troomi Samsung A14 5G – Safe Smartphone for Kids won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Waffle Time from Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) – It’s a wonderful lazy morning and your stomach is grumbling. What’s that heavenly smell coming from the kitchen? It’s Waffle Time!

Draft combinations of fruit toppings and whipped cream to load up your waffle. Create patterns to spread syrup for scoring points. What you draft not only affects your score, but also your turn order and how much syrup you can use. After eight quick rounds, the player with the highest scoring waffle is the winner.

Waffle Time from Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

Yugo: A Yoga Game – Yugo, priced at $24.95 on Amazon was developed by yoga therapist Ali Popivchak to help kids, teens and young adults learn yoga in an interactive way. Featuring 40+ playful poses and movements designed to impart both energy and relaxation, Yugo serves as a mental health tool for all ages. The game introduces children to yoga at their own pace, promoting self-regulation through accessible poses along side kid-friendly characters like Chase the Cheetah and Rita the Rabbit. Ali Popivchak has utilized Yugo in group therapy sessions at hospitals, community classes, and her private practice. She is a dedicated advocate for children and created Yugo to foster a friendly and welcoming environment for engaging with yoga principles while emphasizing fun and connection.

Yugo: A Yoga Game won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

ZMLM Scratch Paper Art Set– ZMLM Scratch  Paper Art Sets feature bright colors and patterns hidden beneath a matte coating, plus wooden stylus to reveal them with just a simple scratch. Package includes: 50 sheets black scratch rainbow art paper & 5 wooden stylus & 4 colorful stencils & 1 brush. For Halloween, party games, birthdays, holiday gifts and more.

ForZMLM Scratch Paper Art Set won the award for The Best Products for Elementary Kids 2024

We hope you enjoyed reading about the Best Products for Elementary Kids of 2024.

Please check back as we will continually add additional products throughout 2024!

You can view other Elementary award winners here: