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Educational Toys

Educational Toys are a useful resource for home-learning and home-schooling.

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Children learn important skills and knowledge through play. These toys are often referred to as STEM toys or STEAM toys – the extra A is for art. These toys all have an educational side related to one or more of these areas of learning. Some examples of STEM Toys range from slime making kits to solar robots.

Why are these toys important?

In the 21st Century, we live in a world dominated by technology and science. So, helping our children learn to innovate will aid their future success. One way to do this is to make learning fun and engaging with educational toys. This encourages children to explore and experiment. Furthermore, STEM toys help develop important skills like problem-solving, creativity and critical thinking.

Why are STEM and Eduational toys so popular?

There is a trend towards toys and games that contribute to children’s physical and mental development. With rising obesity concerns and increased urbanisation, parents are constantly looking for physical development toys. Recently, science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) toys have been favoured by parents who want to ensure that their child will be competitive academically.

Are these these toys anything new?

There are have always been educational toys like chemistry sets, construction sets, computer/technology games and toys, maths learning games and craft sets for children. Now, we call them STEM toys to demonstrate how innovations are dependent on all these subjects for success. Finally, you may have already noticed many classic toys given an educational aspect that may not have been there before.

Science Sets

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Educational Toys

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