Saturday, October 16, 2010

Five Educational Toys That Will Actually Educate Your Child

by Tracy Hall
Guest post for

Educational toys are all over the market, claiming to help your child grow into an intelligent young adult. But which ones are really the best? Here are five educational toys that have been proven to have significant benefits to your child’s learning.

1. Inchimals – A Mathematical Safari Adventure
Inchimals won a Learning Magazine 2011 Teachers' Choice Award, and for good reason. Inchimals consists of twelve wooden blocks ranging from one inch high to twelve inches high. Each block has precise inch segments, dot equivalents on the ends, and correct numbers. They are ideal for a wide range of ages, and even come with 100 math puzzles for your eager child to solve.

2. LeapFrog Scribble and Write
LeapFrog Scribble and Write is ideal for children over three years of age, helping your child to learn to progress from drawing simple shapes to writing the alphabet. Parents can get involved with this toy also, by visiting the LeapFrog Learning Path online for learning ideas and insights to go along with their wide range of educational toys.

3. Dado Cubes
This toy has won a wide variety of awards, including the 2008 Toy of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine and the 2008 Exceptional Parent Symbol of Excellence. Dado Cubes combine art and science, allowing your child to explore architectural principles such as color, structure, proportion, and balance. Dado Cubes isn't like regular building blocks, as the slits on each cube can interlock to create hundreds of 3-D structures that your kids will love building.

4. Melissa & Doug Deluxe Classic Peg Puzzle Bundle
This puzzle bundle includes three different wooden puzzles that can help your children learn the alphabet and numbers while having a blast at the same time! The puzzles are recommended for children three years old and older. And when you children lift up the puzzle pieces, they'll be greeted by unique surprises! Use the puzzles' images to play guessing games, tell stories, or find hidden pictures.

5. Snap Circuits Jr.
This educational toy was the Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products Winner! Snap Circuits Jr. is perfect if your child is interested in electronics and the way things work. Your child will love playing electronic games and using electronic gadgets to create circuit assembly in a simple, fun way. Snap Circuits Jr. is perfect for the novice engineer and will help that interest in engineering to grow.

These are just five educational toys that are sure to help your children develop into well-rounded, intelligent young adults.

Tracy Hall is a guest writer and blogger for eDrugstore.MD, a leading safe U.S. online medication facilitator since 2001 where customers can purchase Viagra online. Read more than 200+ health articles at eDrugstore.MD to learn health and wellness tips.


  1. I am really impress of Dado Cubes. It is really work for learn educate easily. I am agree with your all Five Educational are very useful for our kids.
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  2. It is very interesting for me to read that blog. Thanx for it. I like such themes and anything connected to this matter. I definitely want to read more pharmacy


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