Individualistic Play

Relying less on schools, parents turn to solo educational toys

Implications - The classroom environment is heavily focused on the whole rather than the individual, which is having parents look for outside options to effectively help children learn on their own. Products designed with the solo child in mind are helping to effectively teach about science through play without the need for formalized lessons.
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Mild Top 6 Examples: 10,550 Total Clicks Jul 13 - Apr 15
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Educational Robot Toys - Codie Takes a Simple Gaming Approach to Teaching Coding to Children
SCORE: 6
Warm 3,977 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 15
Educational Robot Toys
Codie Takes a Simple Gaming Approach to Teaching Coding to Children
If you were wondering about teaching coding to kids, this robotic toy is the answer. Currently engaged in a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, Codie is a toy robot designed to teach children... [More]
Robotic Learning Apps - LEGO EV3 Programming App Takes the Stage at SXSWedu
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 937 Clicks Pub: Mar 11, 15
Robotic Learning Apps
LEGO EV3 Programming App Takes the Stage at SXSWedu
If you’ve ever doubted the entertainment and education value of toys, the LEGO EV3 Programming app demoed at SXSWedu 2015 would definitely change your mind. The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3... [More]
Chemistry Table-Teaching Apps - Toca Lab Helps Kids Learn the Periodic Table in a Fun Way
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 1,898 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 13
Chemistry Table-Teaching Apps
Toca Lab Helps Kids Learn the Periodic Table in a Fun Way
Toca Labs is a new app from Toca Boca, designed to help kids learn the periodic table. Alike any of its other apps, it is colorful, whimsical and fun. Ech of the elements has a unique personality,... [More]
Informative App-Connected Teddy Bears - Kids Can Get Answers to Their Questions From the Wikibear
SCORE: 3.1
Mild 1,340 Clicks Pub: Feb 19, 14
Informative App-Connected Teddy Bears
Kids Can Get Answers to Their Questions From the Wikibear
With kids connected more than ever to their smartphones, the Wikibear is a stuffed toy that will have kids wanting cuddly toys again. Although this 11-inch toy looks like just your average teddy a... [More]
Kinetic Spelling Games - Spelling Stomp Has Kids Step on an Interactive Mat to Learn Words
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Mild 1,048 Clicks Pub: Feb 2, 15
Kinetic Spelling Games
Spelling Stomp Has Kids Step on an Interactive Mat to Learn Words
While there are plenty of spelling games that have kids interact with the screen of a mobile device or computer, this concept gets young ones up and moving. As well as having on-screen components,... [More]
DIY Robotic Spider Kits - This Educational Toy Kit Lets You Build, Learn and Play
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Untested 1,350 Clicks Pub: Jul 24, 13
DIY Robotic Spider Kits
This Educational Toy Kit Lets You Build, Learn and Play
This educational toy isn’t for everyone, especially not for those who are afraid of spiders. The 6-legged robotic spider is now available for purchase as a DIY kit. This design by Canadian... [More]