Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht joined Toronto’s CP24 to talk about the smartest new toys for kids as they head back to school. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
The Explore and Write Activity Desk features an interactive desktop and five pages to explore that are filled with engaging content including letters, numbers, music, colors and more. The writing pad with light-up display lets kids practice writing by tracing letters, numbers and shapes with a stylus. The desk transforms into an easel and chalkboard with plenty of storage space for art supplies.
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.
Experience the magic of the LeapStart 3D Interactive Learning System and get kids excited about learning with 3D-like animations that magically bring the activities to life. Perfect for visual or auditory learners, the touch and talk activities enhance learning with interactive animations to help kids build math, reading, problem-solving skills, and more. The LeapStart library of 25+ books (each sold separately) covers a variety of preschool through first grade subjects for 2-7 year olds with more than 30 activities in every book. Many replayable activities have two levels with 50+ key skills per grade level, so kids can play and learn at the level and move up when they're ready. A total of 400+ activities across the LeapStart library help kids build tomorrow's skills today.
This kit includes materials to build eight robots powered by the sun. A compact solar panel harvests energy from the sun and powers an electric motor to move a drummer robot, an armadillo robot, and more.
This set includes four Suncatcher horses and one Suncatcher foal. When painted with the special paints, these horses have a beautiful, translucent finish that catches the light! Includes six paint pots, one paint brush, and five Stablemates Suncatchers.
Kids can use the resin-inspired compound to create original jewelry creations with a jelly-like texture in just three steps: mix, mold, and wear. Jelli Rez jewelry can be customized to match individual styles and tastes.