Hanukkah starts in less than two weeks. My husband is thinking about getting a wii for the family. I worry it's just gaming and not good for their brains! Any ideas on good educational presents for kids? I am in a rush!
Discussion started by ErinTM , on 30 November 07:14 PM
We've moved the conversation over to Facebook. Lots of folks sharing ideas, tips, and their school experiences. Hope you'll join us!
So what do you all think about electronic toys vs. toys that, as they say, are just powered by the kids' imagination? I keep being drawn to electronic toys because they're cool, and have to remember that kids can have a lot of fun with toys that don't require batteries.
Love the talking globe idea, Cole! Personally, I think the best educational gift ideas are books that expose your kids to something new: like different cultures or art. Our blogger, Connie McCarthy recently posted some great gift suggestions for kids ages 4-8 here: http://www.schoolfamily.com/blog/2009/11/30/kids-holiday-gifts-give-the-gift-of-learning ... There are some other good suggestions for educational gifts here: