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The Best Learning Toys and Games for Young Kids

The Best Learning Toys and Games for Young Kids

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With only one week until Christmas day, I am sharing a round-up of learning toys and games for elementary-aged kids.

Whether you are a last-minute shopper looking for helpful gift guides or a mom who is looking for the best learning toys for your children, I think you will enjoy this list.

Because I don’t prefer to have a ton of novelty toys in our home, I am always looking to make the most of all of our toy purchases by getting toys and games that encourage learning and skill-building of all sorts.

Here is a roundup of learning toys and games that are our favorites or currently on our wishlist! The toys on this list encourage imagination and pretend play, cognitive development, problem-solving and more. They are highly rated for quality and serving their purpose.

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Learning Toys & Games

STEAM-Related Toys

Pretend Play

Magnetic Toys

Magnets are a great option if you have a child who enjoys building things. I've noticed that they definitely encourage curiosity about the physical world around my children. With magnets, children can build flat or 3-D objects.

Learning toys and Educational Games


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adriana

Saturday 22nd of December 2018

These are all such awesome gift ideas for the kids!

Kaycee

Friday 21st of December 2018

I don’t have school aged kids, but these toys look awesome! I love toys that are also good “learning” games.

Becky @ Disney in your Day

Friday 21st of December 2018

These are great! I don't have kids but I work with them (I'm a children's librarian) and we have a small selection of STEM toys. We have those snap circuits and the kids love them - plus it's amazing to see all the things they can do with them!