Educational Ideas

Let it fly! 7 awesome toys that teach about flight

1. Ultralight Airplanes Gliders Building Science Kit 8 years + With plastic and bamboo parts from this Thames & Kosmos’ project kit construct ultralight model gliders and learn the basic information about flight, gravity and principles of physics. Develops skills: flight, physics, science, experimental skills, observation skills, building skills, pretend play 2. Strato Slam Rocket Battle Blast [...]

Travel through times building your own History Timeline

The closet needs to be organized to be able to find two socks in the morning. Two similar looking socks. The kitchen cabinet needs to be organized to find some forks for dinner. The messy hall drawer needs to be organized to find the car keys. The History Timeline helps us organize EVERYTHING THAT WE [...]

10 playthings that ease math learning

Learning math concepts can be frustrating for both children and parents. Find the toys that help understanding mathematics. Approved by teachers and parents, these learning playthings will teach kids in the best way – by playing. 1. Geometric Shapes 3D Building Set 5 years + Build 2D and 3D shapes with this geometry learning construction toy! Develops [...]

SCENTsational activities to develop sense of smell

Numerous researches show time after time that engaging all kids’ senses helps their brain development. And their curiosity! There are so many toys that offer bright colors, wild sounds, interesting textures… and we have the whole kitchen pantry to taste. It is the smell that usually goes forgotten and ignored. It is no less important. [...]

Educational visit to the park: 12 things to learn

Learning doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t have to take place at the desk with a book. Outside is a perfect place to be learning a tons of fascinating topics! No one is too young to learn. No one is too old. Searching for new things to learn and new things to share with [...]

Our kids toy favorites for understanding calendar and time

Understanding world time-lines starts with understanding your own one.  What is time?  What is today?  What was yesterday?  What are seasons, years, months, days?  The easiest way to help little ones figure it all out – is to let them feel it, touch it, almost smell it!  How do you touch “seasons” and “years”?  We [...]