Products and Toys that Teach

Products and toys that teach emphasize logical thinking, encourage children to explore the world around them, or help children understand new ideas in ways that are fun for them.

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space age ant farm

Topic: science
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
fun and fast strategy game

Topic: math
Age Level:
You'll use it: weekly
best way for baby to amuse herself

Topic: health
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
geometric designs for all ages

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
fun learning phonics

Topic: language arts
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
calorie builder

Topic: health
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
add and subtract to find the result

24 Game Add/Subtract Primer

None

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
connect the common factors

24 Game Factors/Multiples

None

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
reach the target number

24 Game Multiply/Divide Primer

None

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
make 24 with fractions

24 Game: Fractions/Decimals

Suntex International Inc.

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
make 24

24 Game: Integers

Suntex

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
perfect game for practicing math skills in the car

4 Way Countdown Wooden Game

Cadaco

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
need some extra work on addition?

Addition Wrap Ups

Learning Wrap Ups

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
practice reading while you play

Animal Crossing

Nintendo

Topic: language arts
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
marching one by one

Ants

Lyons / Hit Ent.

Topic: music
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
laugh, laugh, and laugh some more

Apples to Apples Kids

Out of the Box

Topic: language arts
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
play cards with the impressionists

Art Game: The Impressionists

BIRDCAGE/JOHN N. HANSEN

Topic: art
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: occasionally
a must for days at the beach

Athena Diabolo

Goudurix

Topic: games
Age Level: secondary
You'll use it: occasionally
Create structures with color!

BRIO Colored Blocks - 50 pcs

BRIO

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
create a masterpiece

BRIO Natural Blocks - 50 pcs

BRIO

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
energetic classics for kids

Baby Dance: A Toddler's Jump on the Classics

Erato

Topic: music
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
quiet, soothing masterpieces

Baby Sleep

Erato

Topic: music
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
sink the ships

Battleship

Hasbro

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: occasionally
blink and the game will be over!

Blink Game

Out of the Box

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
colorful, playful, pattern recognition game

Catch The Match

Playroom Entertainment

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly

Civilization IV

Aspyr Media

Topic:
Age Level:
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tangrams with a twist

Classic Tangoes

REX GAMES

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally
soma cube in color

Color Cube - Crafted in the USA

Maple Landmark

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: monthly
4D bubble adventure

Crazy Bubbles

Zome

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: occasionally
division skill work

Division Wrap Ups

Learning Wrap Ups

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
math fun with Donald Duck

Donald in Mathmagic Land (Disney) [VHS]

Buena Vista Home Ent

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: occasionally
more alphabet amusements

Dr. Seuss ABC

The Learning Company

Topic: language arts
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
piece the dragonfly together

Dragonfly Crepe Rubber Puzzle

Lauri

Topic: science
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
electronic flash cards

Educational Insights MathShark

Educational Insights

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
lessons from the stargazers

Galileo & the Stargazers

Greathall Prod

Topic: science
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally
fun game to build math skills

Gopher It

Playroom Entertainment

Topic: science
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
loving logic

Gridworks

ThinkFun

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: daily
most used math manipulative in our home

Hands-On Soft Base Ten Starter Kit by Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
Topic: music
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
complete metamorphosis

Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden

Insect Lore

Topic: science
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
connecting cubes

Interlocking Unit Cubes (1 cm) (500 units)

World Class Learning Materials

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
musical fun for kids

Joe Scruggs in Concert

Big Kids Productions

Topic: music
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
design, build, & program your own robot

LEGO Mindstorms NXT

LEGO

Topic: science
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: daily
design, build, & program your own robot

LEGO Mindstorms Robotic Invention 2.0

LEGO

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: daily
new designs every time

Lacing Beads in a Box

Lights, Camera, Interaction

Topic: art
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
name that shape

Large Shapes Jumbo Knobs

Melissa & Doug

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
now I know my abc's

Large Wooden See Inside ABC 26-piece Puzzle

Melissa and Doug

Topic: language arts
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
Chuga Chuga Choo Choo!

Lauri Toys Number Express

Patch Products

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
1-2-3 pegs

Lauri Toys Number Puzzle Boards and Pegs

Patch Products

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
sort, stack, and count

Lauri Toys Tall-Stacker Pegs and Pegboard Set

Patch Products

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
Tangrams by Lauri

Lauri Toys Tangrams Plus

Patch Products

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
touch and feel geometry

Learning Resources Attribute Blocks Desk Set in Tray (LER1270)

Learning Resources, Inc

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
practice math on the move

Learning Resources Math Mat Challenge Game

Learning Resources

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
move with days, months, and seasons

Magnetic Calendar

Melissa & Doug

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
easy entertainment in the car

Manhattan Toy Car Seat Gallery

Manhattan Toy

Topic: health
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
crack the code

Mastermind

Pressman Toys

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
build an empire

Mayfair The Settlers of Catan Board Game

Mayfair Games

Topic: history
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally
next time won't you sing with me

Melissa & Doug - Alphabet Sound Puzzle

Melissa and Doug

Topic: language arts
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
geometric design for all ages

Melissa & Doug Pattern Blocks and Boards

Melissa and Doug

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
place the pieces over and over and over again

Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Cube

Melissa and Doug

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
that looks like nebraska!

Melissa & Doug USA Map Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle

Melissa & Doug

Topic: history
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
big A little A

Melissa & Doug Upper & Lower Case Alphabet

Melissa and Doug

Topic: language arts
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
multiplication practice

Multiplication Wrap Ups

Learning Wrap Ups

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
fun introduction to music theory

Music Ace Deluxe

Harmonic Vision

Topic: music
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
What number is this?

Numbers Sound Puzzle

Melissa & Doug

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
patterns, perimeter, and area

OVERHEAD COLOR TILES 52/PK 1

LEARNING RESOURCES

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
designs of color and shape in nature

PUZZLE NATURE 4-PK INCLUDES 2146

LAURI

Topic: science
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
fun phonics learning

Reader Rabbit's Interactive Reading Journey

The learning Company

Topic: language arts
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
art fun with the masters

Renaissance Art Card Game

BIRDCAGE/JOHN N. HANSEN

Topic: art
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
Which way should I go?

Right Turn, Left Turn

Playroom Entertainment

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
rummy tiles

Rummikub

Pressman Toys

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
stack them up, knock them down

SASSY Stacking CUPS BABY TOY LEARNING interactive NEW

Sassy

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
don't tell them it's math

SET Game

SET Enterprises Inc.

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
sing and see number, grammar, history facts

Schoolhouse Rock! (Special 30th Anniversary Edition)

Walt Disney Video

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
memory in motion

Sherlock

Playroom Entertainment

Topic: math
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
conquer the world

Sid Meier's Civilization IV

2K Games

Topic: history
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
time to review subtraction skills

Subtraction Wrap Ups

Learning Wrap Ups

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
200 problem cards for grade 2

Techniques of Problem Solving Level 2

Dale Seymour Pubn

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
200 problem solving cards

Techniques of Problem Solving Level 3: Deck A

Dale Seymour Pubn

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
200 problem cards for grade 4

Techniques of Problem Solving Level 4: Deck B

Dale Seymour Pubn

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
200 problem cards for grade 5

Techniques of Problem Solving Level 5: Deck C

Dale Seymour Pubn

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
200 problem cards for grade 6

Techniques of Problem Solving Level 6: Deck D

Dale Seymour Pubn

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
200 problem cards for grade 7

Techniques of Problem Solving Level 7: Deck Aa

Dale Seymour Pubn

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: daily
200 problem cards for grade 8

Techniques of Problem Solving Level 8: Deck Bb

Dale Seymour Pubn

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: daily
fun with factors

The Iguana Factor Multiplication Game

Learning Resources

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
math problems for every day of the year

The Mathematics Calendar 2006

Wide World Publishing, Tetra

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: daily
math problems for every day of the year

The Mathematics Calendar 2007: Discovering the Beauty, Intrigue and Influence of Mathematics

Wide World Publishing, Tetra

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: daily
take the soma cube challenge!

ThinkFun Block By Block

ThinkFun

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: monthly
solitaire challenge

ThinkFun Rush Hour

ThinkFun

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
washable, portable, musical activity gym

Tiny Love Gymini Deluxe - Noah's Ark

TINY LOVE

Topic: health
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
post-impressionist fun

Van Gogh & Friends Art Game

Birdcage Press

Topic: art
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
Hands on Science: Recycling, Measurement, Magnets

Young Scientist Series - Set 1: Recycling (Kit 1) - Scientific Measurements (Kit 2) - Magnets (Kit 3)

Young Scientist Club

Topic: science
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
Topic: science
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
Hands on Science: Minerals, Crystals, Fossils

Young Scientist Series - Set 3: Minerals (Kit 7) - Crystal (Kit 8) - Fossils (Kit 9)

Young Scientist Club

Topic: science
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
hands on science: bacteria, measurement, acids and bases

Young Scientist Series - Set 4: Bacteria and Fungi (Kit 10) - Weight and Volume (Kit 11) - Acids and Bases (Kit 12)

Young Scientist Club

Topic: science
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
make a model

Zometool Advanced Math Creator Kit

Zometool

Topic: math
Age Level: secondary
You'll use it: weekly

Zoombinis Island Odyssey

The Learning Company

Topic: science
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
save the zoombinis!

Zoombinis Logical Journey

The Learning Company

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
lead the blooies home

Zoombinis Mountain Rescue

The Learning Company

Topic: math
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly

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