Learn At Home Toys And Games
Educational toys and games are a great way to learn when you’re based at home. Here’s our pick science and maths toys and games for kids of all ages. If you’re interested in any of these products, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure].
Educational Toys – Science MAD Chemistry Lab
Voted Best Educational Toy in the BlogOn Toy Awards 2019. Great learning set which includes more than 100 experiments for the budding scientist. For ages 10+.
Educational Toys – Power Tracks
Power Tracks set in the Action Science range from John Adams. Teaches the first steps of coding and circuit building. Includes Volty the easy to code robot. For 5+.
Frightful First Experiments
Includes lots of ‘proper’ science kit like test-tubes and goggles for 18 experiments. Great learning toy from Horrible Science.
Horrible Science Explosive Experiments
Explosive science learning set. Create a rocket, erupting volcano, lava lamp and slime.
Educational Toys – Primary Science Lab Set
Hands on science set designed for small hands. Real science experiments. Suitable for ages 3+.
GALT Magnetic Lab
Five glittering science projects to do at home including Lava Lamp, bath bomb and grow your own crystal necklace. Good gift for anyone who likes a bit of sparkle.
Educational Toys – Really Gross Science
Ten extremely gross science projects in this set from John Adams.
Classic illusion tricks. Twenty fun activities with the science explained too.
Nat Geographic Volcano Science Kit
Includes everything you need to create a volcano, paint it, and even make it erupt!
Brainbox Science 10 Minute Challenges
Visual memory game focusing on science.
Microscope With 30 Experiments
A 23cm microscope with lenses, colour filters, three magnifications. Includes 30 scientific experiments with full instructions.
Educational Toys – Worm World
See inside the world of worms. Find your own or order them from the manufacturer, order form included. Great STEM present.
Crystal Growing Experimental Kit
For teenagers. Features seven crystal growing experiments. They literally grow in front of your eyes!
Earth And Constellations Globe
Educational Toys – Squishy Human Body
Great way to discover the science of the human body. From the Smart Lab brand. Brilliant STEM toy.
Gravitrax Starter Set XXL
Educational Toys – Geomag Confetti
STEM magnetic construction set for ages 3+. Watch out because it does have small parts.
Tested and recommended by us. Helps children visualise the concept of fractions and see mathematical models. Great educational gift for maths learners.
Educational Toys – Abacus
One of the most timeless educational toys. Helps teach maths skills, patterning and colour recognition. A present that is not only educational but looks good too.
Educational Toys – Orchard Toys Bus Stop Game
Educational STEM game that uses simple addition, subtraction and counting. Orchard Toys games make great presents.
Educational Toys – Quirkle
Times Tables Placemat
Tried and tested by us. This is a thing that really works. Put their times tables in front of them at every mealtime!
Educational Toys – Sum Swamp Game
Addition and subtraction game. Award-winning game for ages 5+.
Counting Three Bears
Set of 96 bears in three different sizes and weights. Ideal for early counting. Good for colour recognition. For school age children.
GALT Tell The Time Set
For ages 3-6 years. The award-winning listening game that is different every time you play!
See more educational toys and games including art and crafts sets on our dedicated STEM page. Download science activity packs on the British Science Week website. There are also good learning resources on the Eden Project website.
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