35 Toys & Games That Will Help Develop The Genius In Your Kids
In a world where digital games are the mainstream, it is sometimes difficult to engage your child to play with educational toys and games.
So, how will you entice them? Simple - check out the 35 genius-enhancing toys on our list below.
There are fun board games, logical maze games that your kids can play with their friends, toys and science kits that will unleash their inner scientist, DIY toys for the engineers-to-be, and other award-winning and highly rated toys and games that will tickle their curiosity and build their brain cells!
Learning Math And Words Will Never Be The Same With This Genius Starter Kit
A fun-filled & award-winning learning game! Kids learn faster when they can play hands-on, and The Genius Starter Kit for iPad includes everything your child needs to experience hands-on learning and digital fun in five different ways through 5 games. Your children interact with actual hand-held pieces & an iPad, bringing the learning of math and words to life!
Spice Up Family Fun Time With This Star Puzzle Game
This is a brain teaser puzzle game in which you must be fast and smart. The aim of the genius family game is to complete the “STAR” with the colored shapes after the position blockers have been placed at the start. And there are 165,888 possible solutions in the 48 triangle spaces grid. It is the advanced version of "The Genius Square"... and is a great way to challenge your kids and even yourself to develop the ability of fast problem-solving!
Your Kids' Will Learn Quick With This Outdoor Game
Find and Seek Scavenger Hunt is a fun activity game for the whole family to play both indoors and outdoor. This set includes 35 Find and Seek cards, 2 instruction cards, and 1 drawstring bag making this game perfect for road trips and travel! Take along to the park, the beach, camping, or the backyard.
Supercharge Their Writing Skills With These Fun Writing Mats
A highly engaging dry erase educational game designed for kids ages 3 years old and up, this product uses silly characters to help children learn to write letters, numbers, shapes, animals, and basic addition and subtraction. The Learning Enhancement Guide expands the mats to over 45 available activities, including early STEM concepts like critical thinking, creative storytelling, and spatial orientation making learning to write significantly more engaging than writing out words on a page.
Encourage Their Inner Explorer With These Kidnoculars
The only binoculars made specifically for preschoolers. Kidnoculars are designed to encourage exploration and discovery anytime, anywhere. An extra-large eyepiece enables kids (even toddlers) to see the world around them magnified 2x larger. Perfect for backyard explorations, trips to the park, playground, campsite, or travel. You can ignite your child's interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), and the world around them with this cute Kidnocular!
Help Them Master Gravity With The Marble Runs Building Game
This is a fun and well-loved play set that can be enjoyed by young kids and adults, too. This vibrant marble run comes with 85 translucent pieces that allow you to see the marble action from top to bottom as the 15 glass marbles make their way down the set. Marble Runs allow for almost infinite possibilities for assembly from the very simple to the extremely complex, helping enhance your kid's ability to master the effects of gravity!
Award-Winning Educational USA Map
A beautifully illustrated large floor or wall map for kids that’s great for interactive lessons in school or at home. It includes the national anthem, capital cities, largest cities, climate, and fun facts. Your kids will learn over 500 amazing facts and quizzes about all the states and can explore and discover the USA at their fingertips.
A Scavenger Hunt With A Learning Twist? Found It!
Found it! is an exciting game that helps children learn as they go with prompts like: can you find.."something with a pattern? Something smaller than your palm?” etc. Players must shout "FOUND IT!" as soon as they get their hands on the object. The first one to win 7 cards wins the game. Perfect for boys and girls ages 4 to 7, this super fun game keeps kids engaged for hours and boosts their observation & logical reasoning skills.
Learn Engineering Concepts With These Colorful Magnetic Blocks
This magnetic tiles set consists of 70 pieces of magnet building shapes in beautiful bright colors. All shapes have strong magnets that aid in the construction of large structures. It's good for developing kids' color and shape recognition, creativity and imagination, and practical design ability.
Sharpen Their Linguistic Skills with Plugo Letters
Plugo Letters is an AR-powered word-building kit that combines the goodness of hands-on learning and healthy screen time. This educational toy helps children to spell new words, grow their vocabulary, and improve their grammar. The story-based games customize the levels according to your child's grade from pre-K to Grade 4.
Build Their Motor Skills The Zebra Way
This beautifully made, wooden zebra wall panel features 8 hardwood, geometric shapes which nest within their corresponding brightly colored circular cut-outs. This helps your kids build motor skills, hand-eye coordination, descriptive language, counting, color, shape, space, and reasoning skills in an entertaining way.
Satisfy Your Little Scientist's Thirst for Knowledge With The Genius Lab
This kids' chemistry set is your young scientist's chemistry lab with 55 fun experiments to explore! The selection of fun science activities caters to kids from 5-12 years old - with varying difficulty levels that your kids can choose from. Your kids can either work alone or with assistance using the easy-to-follow manual and tutorial videos.
Nurture Their Creativity Genius With This Clay Kit
This kit comes with 36 polymer clay blocks in 12 different colors, a roller, a cutting tool, and instructions. Your kids can make 3-6 handprint bowls that they can display in their rooms or they can give as a gift to their friends or siblings. With all the different colors, every piece is personalized and one of a kind!
Learn ABCs Faster With This Interactive Wall Chart
The interactive educational features of this alphabet chart will help your little one to develop new memory skills, spelling, and logic abilities needed for preschool and beyond. Simply hang it on a wall using the complementary hook and let your kids sing along and dance to nine popular children’s songs.
Sharpen Their Aim & Dino Knowledge With This Throwing Game
The kids’ dart board presents a classic target pattern on one side and a popular cute dinosaur pattern on the other. This design is purposed to improve children’s math skills, hand-eye coordination, and concentration while educating them to recognize different types of dinosaurs.
Give Them The Ultimate Brain Workout
Kanoodle Genius is a puzzle game that includes 7 puzzle pieces, 202 advanced puzzle challenges, an 84-page puzzle book, and a carrying case. This puzzle game will sharpen spatial reasoning and critical thinking skills not just for your kids but also for the adults in the family.
Bring Out Their Inner Sherlock Holmes With The Osmo Detective Agency Kit
Let your kids put on their detective hats and get ready to solve the case! Travel to six famous cities, inspect hundreds of clues with a magnifying glass, and learn about geography and landmarks around the world. This game will enhance your child’s critical thinking, listening, and observational skills while solving mysteries.
Become a Robotics Genius With This 12-in-1 Robot Kit
This solar powered robot kit comes with 12 different building options for robots which can move on land or water with two levels of building complexity. They teach children how to engineer a robot that uses solar power while helping to develop manual dexterity, and problem-solving skills, improve logical thinking, and promote the importance of teamwork & collaboration.
Encourage Their Inner Comedian With This Funny Card Game
Kids Against Maturity is the perfect parental tool to approach playtime and family time. One game set includes 600 question and answer cards and a handy box to store it all. With limitless, hilarious card combinations, poopy fart humor, and oodles of layered innuendos, this card game will have kids and adults alike rolling with laughter.
Master Business Concepts With This Pizza Co. Game
Give your kids a taste of how to run and grow a business. This game will quickly cook pizza and calculate change using toppings & money tiles. Your kids can invest their profits to upgrade their shop as they bake their way to becoming “the big cheese”!
Teach Them How To Read With These Interactive Wooden Reading Blocks
The wooden blocks are 4 sided with letters to build the word to match the flash cards. It comes with 66 different basic words that are easy for toddlers’ early years of learning. You can also play the game using words you make up yourself.
Enhance Their Balance and Coordination With These Turtle Stepping Stones
A perfect toy for both indoor and outdoor play that will get your kids moving around an obstacle course and jumping from one stepping stone to another. This is not just an enjoyable toy but it will also help your kids develop their motor skills…
Kids Will Become Experts On The Human Body With This 100-Piece Puzzle
Assemble an accurate cross-cut of the entire human body with this human anatomy floor puzzle! The Dr. Livingston Jr 4 ft jigsaw puzzle is a life-size human body model for kids to learn anatomy at their scale.
Accelerate Your Toddlers Logical Thinking With This Adorable Block Puzzle
This 31-piece geometric block set in animal shapes brings an entire zoo to your home and helps your toddler to learn about the colorful outside world. This classic game will spark imagination in your kid and will develop their logical thinking skills while putting the puzzle into place.
Let This Robot Teach Them How To Write & Draw
This educational robot can draw pictures on different flat surfaces! Eggy - the robot - will help your kids learn how to draw, write and even solve mathematical problems. A perfect companion for your child’s learning journey.
Bring Out The Scientist In Them With This Beginner Microscope Kit
This is the ultimate microscope for kids. It is ready to use right out of the box and comes with 49 accessories. Give this as a gift to your scientist-to-be kids to help them develop their love for the microscopic world and enhance their knowledge of science.
This Logical Marble Maze Game Will Help Skyrocket Their Reasoning Skills
This award-winning learning toy is a combination of a logic game, marble run, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). It's one of the best gifts you can buy for your kid. It comes with a challenge card that your kids can use to strategically place towers and create a path for their marble to reach the target. This maze game will build their reasoning skills and visual perception, and the best part? It’s ridiculously fun to play!
They'll Master Words With Ease Playing This Zingo Bingo Game
It’s not just bingo. It’s Zingo!, a matching game that encourages pre-readers and early readers alike to match the pictures and words to their challenge cards. The Zingo! Zinger dispenses tiles as young minds quickly race to be the first player with a full card and yell “ZINGO!” With two levels of play, this matching game builds language skills through fast-paced play.
Level Up Their Technical Skills With This Machinery Drawing Kit
Designed for budding young engineers, this machinery drawing kit will help your kid see and understand the structure of the electronic circuit while enjoying building it themselves. Compared to traditional DIY toys, this kit advances in terms of creativity and technicality. The curious ones will definitely want to get their hands on this gem!
Bring Out Their Artistry with This Sand Art Painting Kit
If your children are on the artistic side, get them this sand painting kit that will enable them to express their creativity in a new, fun way. These colored sand craft kits come with 12 color sand markers, 4 drawing cards, 1 peeling stick, 1 mess prevention tray, and 4 nice frames to display the finished artwork paintings.
Challenge Their Building Skills WIth This Cool RollerCoaster Set
In this thrilling engineering challenge, your kids get to build their very own roller coasters! They start by choosing a challenge card and setting up the pieces to match the building conditions from the challenge card. This Roller Coaster Challenge incorporates elements of a logic puzzle, while also allowing for the creativity that stems from free-form building. Once they get their hands on this, they will never look at roller coasters the same again!
Unleash The Inner Musician In Them With This Piano Learning Kit
Learn to play piano, get friendly with musical notes and build their musical intelligence! Plugo Tunes is a music learning kit where your kids will learn all their favorite rhymes, jingles, and carols. Buy them this one and you may discover the next pop icon in your own kid.
Let Them Become a Genius Software Coder
Meet Botley, the robot that will teach your kid how to code! Botley teaches the basics of coding through active play and is completely screen-free. It has an easy-to-use remote programmer, which transmits your commands - and off he'll go!
Help Them Excel In Geometry
This toy will help your kids explore geometric concepts, the appearance of letters and numbers and encourage their imagination, creativity, and coordination. It’s a classic wooden toy that any child will enjoy playing with especially if they love making shapes.
The Fun NatGeo Kit To Help Them Become An Expert In Geology
With more than 15 experimental activities including building an actual erupting volcano, this science lab allows kids to conduct multiple experiments and is great to share with friends or classmates. It has clear, easy-to-follow instructions allowing your child to develop a deep, lasting understanding appreciation for a variety of Earth sciences.