Cultivating Our Future: Educational Gifts For Kids

It’s that time of year again – the house is decorated, the kids are pinning for snow, and signs of the Holidays are everywhere. The kids crayon inscribed holiday wish list is being tweaked and prodded, and now we’re counting down the days until Christmas.  I can’t help but become overwhelmed by a healthy mix of joy and stress. Between finding great gifts for all our loved ones and plans to host Christmas day, it’s a whirlwind of to-dos.

The good news is that we have another great holiday gift list to share.  As I could be raising a potential future stunt double or an aspiring novelist, I want to continue to motivate and inspire our children’s passions through learning. So, here’s a peek at some of our favorite holiday educational gifts.

the best educational toys

1. The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids $21.95

Recommended for: future artists
Ages: Ages 2–12

2. Zycom Cruz Scooter $69.99

Recommended for: future stunt doubles
Ages: 3–8

3. Maker Studio: Winches Set $19.99

Recommended for: future engineers
Ages: 8+

4. Build & Imagine StoryWalls $49.00; prices vary by set

Recommended for: future novelist
Ages: 4–8

5. New Sprouts Stir Fry $24.99

Recommended for: future chef
Ages: 2+

6. Clifford Water Science $19.00

Recommended for: future scientist
Ages: 3–10

4. Guidecraft PowerClix Organics 74 Piece Set $109.95

Recommended for: future architect
Ages: 5+

8. Zoomer Kitty $99.99

Recommended for: future vet
Ages: 5+

9. LeapFrog Epic $139.99

Recommended for: future filmmaker
Ages: 3–9

Looking for an educational toy for your kiddo? Check out this toy guide created by Noodle and Parents’ Choice Foundation.