Parents and Grandparents seem to always be on the lookout for gifts for their children or grandchildren that make a difference in their learning. Launching Success Learning Store in Bellingham is devoted to helping find these kinds of gifts for children of all ages. Some items adults may even find stimulating and challenging. Here are few suggestions:
Teaching Cash Register
The Teaching Cash Register is an LCD screen displays the tally, a scanner "speaks" prices, plus therea re 4 math games, credit cards and more! The coin slot reads plastic and real coins to inspire savings. A great toy for teaching money management, or just having some plain old fun! 3-9 years.
Learn the art secrets of the masters! Master Kitz(R) Starry Night and The Tree of Life gives young artists special tools and information to recreate and reinterpret the amazing masterpieces by van Gogh and Klimt. Kit includes kid-friendly paints, a special texture roller, stencil, paper, and more. Finished pieces fit in a standard 16" x 20" frame. 4-12yrs.
For younger ages, the Take-A-Part Airplane and Take-A-Part Crane (sold separately) are a good choice. They are easy to break down, check out, and rebuild, again and again. Each includes a battery-operated drill with 3 bits, plus a wonderfully large vehicle to work on. These vehicles are a great way to work on fine motor skills, and to encourage an interest in construction. 3-6 years.
Animal Pattern Blocks is a toy that teaches! Match the shapes to crate the animals on the board. Great for hand-eye coordination, pre-reading skills, shape recognition, and just plain fun! 3-5 years.
PathWords is the exciting new word search game for the whole family. Simply choose the challenge level that's right for you, set the corresponding puzzle pieces and search forwards and backwards for words. Includes 40 challenges from beginner to expert. It's exercise for your brain! 12+
Winner of many awards, including ASTRA's Best Toys for Kids 2010, Education.com's A+ Awardy, and Dr. Toy's Best Green Product, Snap Circuits inspire today's whiz kids. Step-by-step manuals help them conduct 100s of power and electronics experiments, including an AM radio, doorbell, burglar alarm and more! The modules snap together with no tools. 8-12yrs.