Make the most of learning from home. These educational activities ensure your kids get the important practice they need to keep pace with development. Each kit applies school lessons geared for ages 4 to 5 through hands-on, screen-free play.
Curated from MindWare’s collection of go-to toys for teachers, this bundle develops skills in:
• Letters, phonetics and early reading
• Numbers, measuring and early math
• Pattern matching and spatial reasoning
• Animal identification and life science
• Healthy eating habits
• Creativity and imaginative thinking
Parents can play Brain Box: ABC with kids to build vocabulary and early reading skills. Children study the pictures-and-words side of each card, then see how many questions they can answer from memory. Includes 55 cards, sand timer and a die.
In Q-Bitz Junior, players race to reproduce a design card with four pattern cubes. Play solo or with siblings and parents! Includes 60 design cards, 4 wooden cube-and-tray sets and a parent guide. 1-4 players.
Kids excavate 12 animal pods with Dig It Up! Discoveries: Wild Animals. Using the safe blunt-edge chisel, kids build hand strength for better pencil grip as they dig. Read the excavation guide to learn fun facts about each animal. Includes a bonus build-your-own-diorama activity!
Kiddos practice number and color recognition with Rainbow Fish Shimmer Mosaics as they match the geometric magnetic pieces to the watercolor pattern cards. Blank background scenes inspire creative play. 20 cards and over 300 magnets store neatly in the case with built-in easel.
So much can be learned from cooking and the Playful Chef Baking Kit teaches these important lessons in a safe and fun way. While following directions, measuring ingredients and baking delicious recipes, kids learn about fractions, practice math skills and observe the magic of chemistry. Color-coded recipes mean even non-readers can cook! Includes 5 healthy recipes and kid-sized, highest quality utensils.