The CLAW is a tool that can be used to teach kids the tripod grasp, also known as, the pencil grip. This grip is necessary for everyday skills like properly holding pens, pencils and other writing utensils. The CLAW design consists of cups that determine finger position so that kids have a guide for perfect practice. The cups allow kids to properly position their fingers in the tripod grasp while the pencil, pen or other writing utensil is fitted into the sling in the middle of the CLAW to hold it all in place. The CLAW comes in 3 sizes to fit a variety of finger sizes.
This plush puppy uses Smart Stages™ technology to grow with your child. Smart Stages™ technology gives the puppy three different stages, “explore,” “encourage” and “pretend,” each one growing upon the last to advance with the child as they progress through milestones. The puppy accomplishes this through interactive elements on his ears, paws and belly so children can use the different sensors to explore various outcomes and interactions.
Sensory Shapes Ball is made of durable foam with 6 two-sided puzzle-like inserts. These pieces fit flat into the ball creating a smooth, round surface. Each insert contains different numbers, letters, and textured designs for kids to explore. Grooves cover the surface of the ball creating a variety of areas for hands to grasp as kids play.
Each of the Happy Heart Kid Activity Kits focus on a different social/emotional skill—empathy, generosity, grit and manners. The kits are packed full of activities, games and arts and crafts to help kids develop skills to explore and understand their character and the character of others.
The Budding Reader eBook series allows children to practice and enhance literacy skills by scaffolding learning. Each book set – one for each short vowel sound - begins with a wordless book and then gradually adds new vocabulary. By retelling the same story and repeating vocabulary, Budding Reader eBooks build confidence and prevent children from being overloaded by a slew of unfamiliar vocabulary words.
IKOS is a three-dimensional puzzle unlike many others. Fully assembled, the IKOS pieces come together to form a sphere, but that is just the start of its endless number of creations. The puzzle allows children to employ their creativity to make new and unique creations with the three-dimensional puzzle pieces without explicit instructions. The pieces are paintable and interchangeable for many adaptations through play for people of all ages and abilities.
A matching game that pairs together fun and education! Miniland Educational has developed a new “Learning Values” edition to the Pair Game. With 12 different activity cards that range from “friends of the world” to “traffic safety,” it is a new game each time kids play. Pair Game: Learning Values goes beyond a simple memory and matching game, introducing kids to a variety of social and emotional concepts such as race, anatomy and good behavior.
A new spin on the traditional “piggy” bank splits the Money Savvy Generation banks into four different sections: save, spend, donate and invest. The banks allow kids to begin their personal finance education at a young age by learning the different and important roles of money. Each bank comes with a guide for expanded financial education.
uKloo Riddle Edition Treasure Hunt Game takes kids on a reading adventure by solving riddles! Game play is similar to a scavenger hunt and turns the house into a game board. Cards are hidden enticing kids to read the first clue card, solve the riddle and locate the surprise at the end. When kids get stuck on a riddle, the hints provide assistance to solve. If the clue is not enough, the secret answers booklet provides the solution through mirror reflection. This game is beneficial for a wide age range and helps kids build confidence and independence as they learn to read.
Tiggly apps are dedicated to helping parents introduce their children to the digital world in an easy yet educational way by allowing kids to directly interact with their lessons. The Tiggly Shapes set is composed of a collection of three digital applications, and 4 silicone Tiggly Toys that complement and interact directly with the apps on the tablet. The suite of apps is composed of three applications, each teaching a separate concept: Tiggly Safari (shape recognition), Tiggly Stamp (storytelling), and Tiggly Draw (creativity).