Toys That Will Help Your Kids Prepare for Back to School

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School starts back up in September, which means now in addition to back to school shopping you also must make sure that your kids are prepared as well. If you haven’t really been too strict about education time during the summer break, these toys will help you get your elementary school-aged kids back into daily learning mode. The best part is it won’t feel like they’re doing anything educational at all.

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Design & Drill® Space Circuits

Introduce your children to the exciting land of STEM with this creativity kit. It consists of a toolbox, including a circuit board, battery pack, a power drill designed for kids, and a variety of connectors and bolts.

Your kids will able to take on 20 different space-themed challenges. They’ll be building circuits using the challenge cards provided.

These challenges will stretch your kids and force them to think. This STEM set will get them ready for the school year ahead!

Hot Dots Jr., Featuring Pete the Cat

Hot Dots have been a staple in our learning center for years. I love how this is a brand that has products that grow with your child.

This Hot Dots Jr set is aimed at kindergartners. It features more than 200 lessons on math, science, reading, and more.

If your kids love Pete the Cat, they’ll love that he is the tool that decides whether answers or right or wrong.

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STEM at Play MAGNETS! Super Experiment Kit

Connect your kids to the wonderful world of magnetic science. Teach them all about magnetic forces as they take on nine experiments and 20 authentic lab tools. They’ll feel like a real scientist as they conduct experiments with their colorful lab guide.

The lab guide will take them beyond the basic activities so they can learn new concepts and solve problems.

Tinkering Labs Electric Motors Catalyst, Robotics STEM Kit

Want to introduce your kids to STEM in a cool way? This Tinkering Labs kit will allow them to build a variety of items ranging from electric cars to robots.

This STEM kit provides everything that you need to do to get to work on building a new creation. It also works as a great family activity during evenings and weekends during the school year.

PBS KIDS PlayTime Pad

The PBS Kids PlayTime Pad is a modern tablet that’s designed for kids. It’s perfect for your third or fourth grades as it functions as an adult tablet but has a range of different educational apps, games, videos, and more.

My middle son received this for his 8th birthday and he loves it. While you do have to connect it to Wi-Fi the parental controls allow you to make sure nothing inappropriate can be accessed. The best part is it comes with a silicone case so it can be protected.

These Toys Will Have Your Kids Prepared for Back to School

Your kids may not be thrilled about going back to school now since summer break brought some amazing memories. However, these toys will show them just how fun it can be to learn. They all will engage their imagination while allowing them to work at a self-paced time.

What activities do you do to get your elementary school-aged kids prepared for back to school?

 

 

Toys That Will Help Your Kids Prepare for Back to School

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