From Interactive Teddy Bears to Constructible Kid Computers

By: Katherine Pendrill - Nov 26, 2015
These educational gifts are perfect for children and adults alike. Although there are a number of toys designed to help children learn valuable skills, there are also products for adults who just as curious. These gifts are ideal for the person on your list who is eager to learn something new.

As programming becomes a more useful skill, many parents are eager to give their children the opportunity to learn basic coding principles early on. As a result, there are a number of toys designed to give children a leg up when it comes to learning about programming. These kid-friendly coding gifts include preschooler programming toys, spider-like DIY robots and code-teaching kids' books.

Of course, learning new skills is a lifelong process that continues well into adulthood. As a result, there are a number of educational toys aimed at curious adults who are eager to continue learning. For instance, there are personal desktop biolabs that can be used to experiment with genetic engineering, as well as electrical music kits that teach users about the science behind sound.