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60 Educational Toy Gifts

From Interactive STEM Education Storybooks to VR Cooking Toys

— December 8, 2018 — Tech
For kids eager to learn and adults who can't help but continuously encourage them, this list of educational toy gifts is the holy grail of holiday catalogs. A strong focus of the examples here falls on programming, engineering, STEM research, cognitive development and even cooking. From Makeblock's Codey Rocky Robot that teaches entry-level STEM and its Neuron Explorer Programming Kit to Megahouse's 3D Pig Dissection Puzzle and Clara Fessler's sustainability-teaching Fytó, the possibilities are virtually endless as the festive season reaches full swing.

Entertainment is a potent and enjoyable aspect of everyone's life. However, there is immense value to be found in child-focused products that infuse playtime with a productive, knowledge-based feature. Thus, educational toy gifts are definitely going to be an interesting and worthwhile investment.
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AR Coding Robots
AR Coding Robots
Pai Technology's Augie Robot Encourages Creativity and Teaches Kids How to Code
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Superhero Coding Kits
Superhero Coding Kits
The Avengers Hero Inventor Kit Helps Kids Make a Unique Power & Identity
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Interactive Digital Playmats
Interactive Digital Playmats
Microsoft's Project Zanzibar Brings All Objects into a Digital Space
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Screen-Free Coding Robots
Screen-Free Coding Robots
Botley Teaches Children How to Code Through Fun Immersive Activities
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Educational Hanukkah Plush Toys
Educational Hanukkah Plush Toys
The 'Mensch on a Bench' Teaches Children About Holiday Tradition
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Playful Engineering Kits
Playful Engineering Kits
Electric Motors' Catalyst Box Challenges Kids to Build and Create
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Empowering STEM-Building Sets
Empowering STEM-Building Sets
Wonderhood Toys Encourages Young Girls to Learn About Engineering
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Educational Entertainment Child Laptops
Educational Entertainment Child Laptops
The Tanoshi 2-in-1 Computer for Kids is Intuitive to Use
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Educational Dancing Robots
Educational Dancing Robots
The New Kamigami Educational Robots Hope to Teach Basic Coding to Kids
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Mythical Girl-Focused Robots
Mythical Girl-Focused Robots
The JIMU Robot Mythical Series: UnicornBot Kit is Highly Customizable
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Educational Technology Building Blocks
Educational Technology Building Blocks
The iBrics Imagination Kit Offers Hands-on Learning
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Interactive Child-Focused Tablets
Interactive Child-Focused Tablets
The 'Squaggle' Educational Tablet Offers Kid-Friendly Games
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Low-Cost DIY Robot Kits
Low-Cost DIY Robot Kits
The UBTECH JIMU Robot BuilderBots Series: Overdrive Kit is Interactive
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Smartphone-Powered Educational Robots
Smartphone-Powered Educational Robots
The 'Robobo' Helps Anyone Learn About Programming Robots
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Heroic Kids Games
Heroic Kids Games
Cyberhero League Toys and Games Help Kids to Make Real Global Change
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Artist-Designed Card Games
Artist-Designed Card Games
Dodgy Dogs by Jean Jullien is a Simple and Family-Friendly Game
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Educational Sculpting Games
Educational Sculpting Games
Sculptapalooza Challenges Players to Make Foam Masterpieces
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Screenless STEM Toys
Screenless STEM Toys
Robotix's Taco Playbits is a Tangible Toy That Teaches Coding to Kids
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Child-Friendly VR Headsets
Child-Friendly VR Headsets
The 'Beyond VR' Headset Makes the Technology Accessible for Kids
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Empowering Engineering Playsets
Empowering Engineering Playsets
This Story-Driven STEM Kit Follows "Pepper Mint" on an Adventure
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Robotics Engineer Barbies
Robotics Engineer Barbies
Barbie has Partnered with Tynker to Teach Kids About Coding
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Autonomous Toy Cars
Autonomous Toy Cars
This Raspberry Pi DIY Toy Car Kit Teaches Programming and Robotics
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DIY Coding Tablets
DIY Coding Tablets
The 'MakePad' Tablet Teaches Children How to Code as They Play
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Educational RC Racers
Educational RC Racers
'RaceYa' Turns a Classic Toy into a Creative and Educational Endeavor
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Educational Changemaker Kits
Educational Changemaker Kits
littleBits' Inventor Kits Inspire Kids to Change the World with STEM
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Social STEM Robots
Social STEM Robots
KD Group's 'My Loopy' Uses AI and Sensors to Interact with Kids
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Digitized Mathematics Devices
Digitized Mathematics Devices
The iBrain Digital Abacus Teaches Math, Coding and More
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STEM-Encouraging Robotic Dolls
STEM-Encouraging Robotic Dolls
Smartgurlz Robotic Dolls Teaches Young Girls About Coding Basics
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Customizable Character Coding Robots
Customizable Character Coding Robots
The Ozobot 'Bit' Offers STEAM Activities Right Out of the Box
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Cultural Education Subscription Boxes
Cultural Education Subscription Boxes
The 'Worldwide Buddies' Box Hopes to Fight Otherism
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Interactive Education Plush Toys
Interactive Education Plush Toys
The 'FroggySMART' Toy Teaches Math, Plays Music and More
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Musical Pod Toys
Musical Pod Toys
Fisher-Price's 'Think & Learn Rocktopus' Lets Kids Mix and Match Sounds
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Engaging Music Education Systems
Engaging Music Education Systems
The 'Soundbops' Music Building Blocks Encourage Creativity
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Interactive Education Speakers
Interactive Education Speakers
The 'Yoto' Speaker Allows Children to Play and Learn
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Anatomic Heart-Shaped Plush Toys
Anatomic Heart-Shaped Plush Toys
The 'I Heart Guts!' Heart is the Perfect Gift for Valentine's Day
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Educational STEM Robot Toys
Educational STEM Robot Toys
The 'ROBOPAL' Teaches Kids About Programming in an Entertaining Way
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Practical Programming Kits
Practical Programming Kits
Makeblock's Neuron Explorer Kit Teaches Apple's Programming Language
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Prehistoric Snack Bowls
Prehistoric Snack Bowls
The NACHOsaurus Bowl Makes Eating Fun and Educational for the Whole Family
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Entry-Level STEM Robots
Entry-Level STEM Robots
The 'Codey Rocky' Robot Teaches Kids About Coding and AI
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Electricity-Teaching Toys
Electricity-Teaching Toys
Marvel's 'Electro Hero Kit' is a Fun Way to Teach Electricity Basics
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Stacking Educational Coding Robots
Stacking Educational Coding Robots
The 'TacoBot' Lets Kids Create and Code in a Fun Manner
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Low-Tech Robotics Kits
Low-Tech Robotics Kits
Thames & Kosmos' Coding & Robotics Set Teaches without Mobile Devices
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Educational DIY Robot Kits
Educational DIY Robot Kits
The 'MoonBot' Robot Kit Teaches Kids About AI and Modern Robotics
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Sushi-Building Children's Toys
Sushi-Building Children's Toys
Toyella Created a Skill-Developing Sushi Maki Puzzle Game for Kids
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Artistic Educational Drawing Robots
Artistic Educational Drawing Robots
The 'WeDraw' Robot Teaches Users by Drawing Out Lessons
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Educational Toy Rental Services
Educational Toy Rental Services
'STEMtrunk' Lets Parents Rent New STEM Toys for Their Young Ones
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Programmable Education Robots
Programmable Education Robots
The Cue CleverBot Lets Kids Learn, Program and Play
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Braille-Teaching Toys
Braille-Teaching Toys
The BecDot Helps Blind and Visually Impaired Kids Learn Braille Early On
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Sustainability Focused Table Games
Sustainability Focused Table Games
The 'Labyrinth' Educational Toy Teaches Players About Recycling
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Development-Supporting Storyteller Robots
Development-Supporting Storyteller Robots
The 'Codi' Robot Teaches, Entertains and More
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Education 3D-Printing Pens
Education 3D-Printing Pens
The 3Doodler Start STEM Kit Includes Educational Builds
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Architecture-Themed Kids Toys
Architecture-Themed Kids Toys
Areaware's New Blockitecture Tower Set is Both Fun and Educational
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Wooden Triangle Block Toys
Wooden Triangle Block Toys
Areawear's New Geometric Snake Block Toys are Both Fun and Educational
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Interactive STEM Education Storybooks
Interactive STEM Education Storybooks
The Discover Wonders Talking Books are Fun to Use
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Screenless Coding-Teaching Toys
Screenless Coding-Teaching Toys
The MangoBot Toy Helps Children Three and Up Learn STEM Skills
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Interactive Programming Toys
Interactive Programming Toys
The 'KicoBox' Helps Anyone Get Started with Coding
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Whimsical Family-Run Kid Shops
Whimsical Family-Run Kid Shops
Treehouse Offers Eclectic Collections and Creative Spaces for Kids
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VR Cooking Toys
VR Cooking Toys
'4D Chef' Shares Interactive Recipes in Augmented and Virtual Reality
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3D Swine Anatomy Puzzles
3D Swine Anatomy Puzzles
The Megahouse 3D Pig Dissection Puzzle Teaches Animal Anatomy and More
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Interactive Kids Composting Units
Interactive Kids Composting Units
The 'Fytó' Teaches Food Waste Awareness for Young Ones
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