Educational Toys and Puzzles
Looking for educational toys? We know that any toy can be educational, but here you'll find a variety of toys designed to help children learn specific subjects and skills. To sort these toys by subject, use the menu on the right. When you're done looking here, be sure to check out some fun educational board games.
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Play the role of archaeologist as you explore The Secrets of the Pyramid and the treasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to decipher the secret to unlocking the pyramid, use tools and techniques similar to those of a real archaeologist to carefully excavate a sarcophagus, death mask, and four canopic urns from inside. Open the sarcophagus, and you will discover a model mummy preserved within.
Engino® Education has developed a series of mechanical science models that deal with 8 core subjects: Levers, Linkages, Gears, Wheels & Axles, Inclined planes & Wedges, Pulleys, Cams & Cranks and Screws. The kits include activity books that follow the most up-to-date Design and Technology curriculum and STEM methodologies and include theoretical information about the different machines, with many full color images, drawings and interesting facts. Various experiments and activities are presented and your child can complete tables and record results and conclusions in the book. There are also building challenges and quizzes. Ages 6 and up.
The Geosafari Talking Globe is packed with more than 10,000 questions and features that will help your children learn and retain geography facts and information. The interactive geography quiz game can be played with up four players and you can choose the quiz categories (USA/Canada, World, or both) and answer response times. It's an effective teaching globe, as well as a fun quiz machine.
Build an entire year with LEGO® bricks! Create the calendar you need with colorful bricks labeled with the days of the week, months and numbers 1–31. Follow the building instructions to rebuild the Brick Calendar every month! Includes 2 mini figures and features labeled LEGO® calendar bricks: 12 months, 7 days and numbers 1–31. Colorful LEGO pieces make counting and learning the calendar fun! Ages 6 and up.
Build an architectural replica of the majestic 6-story White House, includes booklet with facts on its building, construction and history. Ages 12 and up.
Go on a pretend shopping spree with this grown-up Cash ’n’ Carry® Wallet filled with 30 bills, 40 coins, pretend credit card and bank card. Made of nylon-like fabric with Velcro® close. Features window for photo identification, zippered coin compartment and suggested activities. Ages 4–8.
GeoPuzzles are jigsaw puzzles that make learning United States and world geography fun! The pieces are shaped like individual countries, states, and provinces, so children learn as they put the puzzles together. There are many different puzzles to choose from. Our favorite!
Ready for a little outdoor fun? Inflatable globes are perfect for tossing around. Toss and identify continents, countries, bodies of water, capitals, physical features, and more. When you're done, hang it in your homeschool room for display. Available in a variety of sizes.
Something for the older kids! Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s innovative vision by creating this real-world replica of Fallingwater®, his architectural masterpiece. Ages 16 and up.
Lock It In!™ Electronic Math Challenge tests your child's number knowledge inside and out with over 15 different kinds of problems. Engaging play features 4 games with 3 levels each, keeping kids on their toes as they rise to the challenge. Helps children learn number values, place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ages 6–10.