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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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9 Featured, 78 Examples:
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Date Range:
Jul 13 — Apr 15
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Featured Examples

Educational Robot Toys
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
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
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
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
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
play_circle_filled DIY Robotic Spider Kits
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
play_circle_filled Multilingual Teaching Toys
Multilingual Teaching Toys
'DipDip' is a Plush Panda Capable of Teaching Nine Different Languages
‘DipDip’ is the world’s first multilingual teaching toy designed to help children learn new languages with ease and confidence. The adorable plush panda uses fun interactive games... MORE
Talking Galactic Mat Toys
Talking Galactic Mat Toys
These Talking Planetary Mats Teach Kids Fun Facts About Space
These Talking Planetary Mat toys are the perfect way to get kids interested in learning about space. Featuring illustrations of eight planets plus the moon, this mat delivers fun verbal facts about... MORE
Multilingual Youth Games
Multilingual Youth Games
Monki Home Teaches Language for Kids with Familiar Scenarios
Monki Home is an educational app that teaches multilingual language for kids through experience-based learning. Geared towards kids between the ages of two to six, the app is makes it easy to... MORE

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