Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht joined Fox & Friends to show off some of the best new educational toys for kids as they head back to school. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
One of the earliest computerized learning systems, the Speak & Spell helps kids learn to spell using a speech synthesizer. Multiple play modes and challenge levels help kids have fun and learn at the same time.
Kids can discover their inner architect by snapping together rods and connectors to build designs including the Golden Gate Bridge, the Eiffel Tower, and the London Eye. Each set comes with historical information about the landmark and detailed easy-to-follow, step-by-step building instructions.
This line of kid-friendly, 3D, circuit-building sets allows kids to match the conduits with simple markings to make custom builds with lights, sounds, and motion. These connectable circuit pieces are simple and durable, so kids can play independently.
The 3Doodler’s Create+ “Learn from Home” kit provides a creative outlet for at-home learners to make art, design objects, and build real, working models that demonstrate their understanding of STEAM concepts. This open-n-go set was designed to be a flexible solution to keep kids learning in any learning environment. It includes a Create+ pen, more than 200 strands of colorful Doodling material, a Doodle Pad, 9 Challenge Cards of varying difficulty level, and an easy-to-clean carrying pouch. The new physical Challenge Cards provide guided activities to extend learning as kids create atoms, bridges, and real-working engines. Don’t forget to check out the 3Doodler mobile app to access the latest learning resources, additional stencils and tutorial videos to supplement each of the Challenge Cards!
Teens can build a beautiful, library-worthy globe full of amazing details and fun surprises! This D.I.Y. experience is a thrilling introduction to the amazing history of cartography. It features all the Earth's continents presented in relief and engraved with the names of all the capital cities. The sides of the base feature stunning renditions of the eight wonders of the world and the stand is engraved with latitudinal degrees. Two secret compartments in the base slide open freely, while a third is securely locked. Turn the dials to line up the astrological symbols with their matching constellations to unlock it! Includes 567 laser-cut wood pieces to build the globe.
Assemble this cyborg hand using more than 200 plastic pieces, then wear the hand to pick up objects using hydraulic power. Adjusts to fit almost all hand sizes and both left and right hands.