Bring all the fun from the classroom home this holiday season! Your preschoolers will love playing with these educational and innovative toys by themselves and in groups.
A version of this article appeared in our November issue with the headline "Toy Guide: Preschool," pp. 104-105.
Comes with a set of 30 plastic chips that Cogsley uses to teach his little human friends letters, counting, words and even manners! He sings and dances too.
"Perfect for family game night!”
~ Tammy, mom of four kids, ages 1-6
“This comes with a great instruction book with lots of building ideas.”
~ Kim, mom of Evan, 4
Learning Resources, $40
Lights up and makes sounds as Spider-Man saves the world.
Talks, roars and transforms into a car too!
“This became a staple in our puppet shows.”
~ Dimi, mom of Yianni, 6
Educational Insights, $9
By day she's a princess in a long skirt, but by night she's a rock star with a funky oufit and pink hair.
Your kid will stretch the boundaries of their imagination with this playful "Build a Bunch" which allows for limitless combinations and fun.
Make some scary, crafty puppet friends.
Alex Toys, $12
"Great for the car."
~ Tammy, mom of Lincoln, 4
The bad guys are going to run when they see Batman coming in this! Attack armour snaps on and off.
The perfect little patient, she says "ahhh" for the tongue depressor, her head glows red when she has a fever and she kicks when you check her reflexes.
"Awesome for creative play. He loves building things, and this has a lot of fun configurations."
~ Heather, mom of Elliot, 3
Manhattan Toy, $55