Archive for December, 2009

Educational Toys To Help Your Youngsters Discover The World This Christmas

Educational toys are one of those  essential factors to consider for the development of your child's mental faculties, and therefore they are a perfect concept for Christmas gifts this year. There are a number of wonderful toys that have an educational part to them, and good eductaional toys mean that the kids rarely notice that they are being taught constructive lessons that will help them become a more rounded, well adjusted and knowledgeable person.

There are educational toys that can do everything from helping kids to learn about colours, sounds and textures at an early age to the fundamentals of the many scientific components of the planet available to them as older children. There are merchandise and toys based  on film and TV properties, like Star Wars or Star Trek for example, however these, often ingenious, toys are wonderful enough on their own and do not actually need a brand name to help them. There are chemistry sets suitable for youngsters to use, along with electronic devices which will help them get to grips with using digital media, which is an ever present part of modern life.

There also are toys and play sets that teach youngsters about the changing environment around us, and show them about living in a good green ecologically good way for the benefit of everyone.  Educational toys are very good ideas for children's gifts this Christmas, as they have a value way beyond just gratification. This makes them very suitable concepts for Christmas presents for children.

They'll enhance and develop a child's life through a better understanding of the technicalities of the world around them, making them feel pleased with their achievements and spurring them on towards more. Educational toys show that you just understand the significance of a child's developmental stages and their eager interest to find out exactly how things work and what the world is made up of. A good range of the top educational toys can be found right here.

Magic School Bus World of Germs Science Kit

The Magic School Bus:  The World of Germs
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WH-925-1123 Features: -Grow bacteria and fungi, test antibiotics, make a fungus bubble, explore antibiotics, grow mold, wake up fungi, cultivate bacteria in yogurt, use yeast to inflate a balloon, and much, much more.-Ages 5 and up. Specifications: -2009 Winner of Creative Child Awards, Parents' Choice Foundation, National Parenting Center and a Museum Store Association Buyer's Choice awards!. Dimensions: -Dimensions: 9'' H x 10.5'' W x 2.5'' D.

EyeClops Mini Projector

EyeClops Mini Projector
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Eyeclops T28625 Portable Mini Projector with Built-In Speaker and Powerful LED Technology

Snap Circuits SC-300

Snap Circuits SC-300
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This educational kit is loaded with more than 300 projects to build. For example, kids can learn how transistors and capacitors function, and how to make time-delay circuits. In addition, this version includes circuits showing how oscillators and photo sensors work. Projects involve an AM Radio, Burglar Alarm, Radio Announcer and more. Contains over 60 parts. Requires 4 "AA" batteries, not included.

EyeClops Bionic Eye Multizoom, Green

EyeClops Bionic Eye Multizoom, Green
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Get up close and personal with virtually any item! The Eyeclops is a handheld bionic microscope meant to be used as a fun toy - not as an educational aid. Simply plug it into any TV, turn it on and magnify any object up to 200 times its normal size. The image projects onto your TV. It's a cinch to use as there are no complicated instructions to understand, software to install or system requirements necessary. Requires 5 "AA" batteries, not included. Measures 14" x 4.25" x 12.

EyeClops Night Vision Infared Stealth Goggles V2

EyeClops Night Vision Infared Stealth Binoculars
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Powered by Real Night Vision Technology, EyeClops Night Vision is the real deal! Invisible infrared illumination means you see them.. but they can't see you.

Eyeclops Bionic Eye SE

Eyeclops Bionic Eye SE
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Get up close and personal with almost anything. The Bionic Eye SE plugs directly into your Television, so you can see what things really look like at intense magnifications.
Get up close and personal with almost anything. The Bionic Eye SE plugs directly into your Television, so you can see what things really look like at intense magnifications.
Magnify up to 200x
Smaller, sleeker design
The Bionic Eye series has won multiple awards
Easy to use
Plug N Play Technology
11 x 3 x 11 inches - 1.4 pounds
Manufacturer Recomended Age: 8 - 15 years

EyeClops Bionic Eye Multizoom, Green

Eyeclops Bionic Eye Multizoom, Green
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See your world as never before with the EyeClops Bionic Eye! With this fun and easy-to-use electric magnifier, kids six and up can view everyday objects at up to 400 times their regular size. The simple, hand-held bionic "eye" displays magnified images on any TV, providing hours of fun entertainment for the entire family. .caption { font-family: Verdana, Helvetica neue, Arial, serif; font-size: 10px; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; } ul.indent { list-style: inside disc; text-indent: -15px; } table.callout { font-family: verdana; font-size: 11px; line-height: 1.3em; } td.think { height: 125px; background: #9DC4D8 url(http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/electronics/detail-page/callout-bg.png) repeat-x; border-left: 1px solid #999999; border-right:[Read More]

Scientific Explorer’s Tasty Science Chemistry in the Kitchen Kit

POOF-Slinky 0SA248 Scientific Explorer Tasty Science Kit
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The POOF-Slinky 0SA248 Scientific Explorer Tasty Science Kit will satisfy your little chef’s sweet tooth and feed their brain all in the name of science! Use their skills of observation and their stomach to experiment like a real food scientist. If you have a child that loves to help out in the kitchen, this tasty science kit is the perfect way to let them cook and learn a little chemistry along the way. Packed with ingredients, recipes, activity cards and a test tube laboratory, they will create delicious, creative and edible concoctions from the comfort of your kitchen. Your child[Read More]

LeapFrog Adventures Across America 41 pc Wood Puzzle

LeapFrog Adventures Across America 41 pc Wood Puzzle
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Preschoolers can learn all about the different states with Tad, Leap and Lily. Decorated with bright colors, the Adventures Across America Puzzle features more than 41 pieces with removable stickers. Kids can learn the states and even chart their own adventures and family vacations. Includes fun facts for each state. Measures 16" x 11.8" x .4".