Every holiday season I rack my brain to think of educational gifts I can get my kids. Something that will help them grow as learners as well as be fun for them. It’s not easy! We’ve put together an Educational Gift Guide to help fellow parents find products and services that are educational, fun and will help their children grow. If you are looking for gift ideas for kids, you’ve come to the right place.
We hope this list of gift ideas for kids will help you through the holidays and beyond. As a homeschooling mom, 1/2 of my child’s presents each year are curriculum and/or supplements and 1/2 are fun toys and games they can play with immediately. After talking with hundreds of other homeschool moms over the last few months, it seems like this is the norm. Whether you are a homeschooler or not, I hope this list helps you find some great gifts that are both educational and fun for your kids.
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American Heritage Education Foundation (AHEF) – Provides free K-College homeschooler/teacher units, lesson plans, course guides, and more on America’s philosophical heritage and founding principles for Social Studies, US History, US Government, Civics, Humanities, and Bible. AHEF uniquely focuses on the Judeo-Christian, Bible-inspired roots of America.
Learn more here: http://www.americanheritage.org
BrackItz – Unleash your child’s creative power to play, learn, and grow! Brackitz Driver Set includes building pieces, wheels, and axles to let children create vehicles that move, providing a unique and fun toy building experience where kids can create, build, and engineer anything they can imagine.
Beautiful Feet Books – Beautiful Feet Books is pleased to offer three family read-aloud packs that will draw you and your children together over great stories, wonderfully told. Choose from the D’Aulaire Biography Pack, the Ralph Moody Pack, or the Billy and Blaze Pack. Take an additional 10% off our already discounted prices with coupon code “gift2017″. Use these books to connect through the lives of some famous, and some not-so-famous, people who both triumphed and failed and lived fascinating and admirable lives. A gift the whole family can enjoy!”
Beebliome – Beebliome ebooks offer well-told stories, often about a fictional teen involved with historically interesting people accurately portrayed, giving readers a fun way to learn about history and cultures through the ages!
Download here: http://www.beebliome.com
Beestar Education – Beestar.org provides innovative online math and reading exercises for kids.
It has helped thousands of students achieve academic excellence.
Beestar gives motivational recognitions every week that bring a lot of fun to learning.
Learn more here: http://www.beestar.org
Carole P. Roman Books – Carole P. Roman is the award-winning author of over fifty children’s books. Whether it’s pirates, princesses, or discovering the world around us, her books have enchanted educators, parents, and her diverse audience of children.
Buy here: http://www.caroleproman.com
Carson-Dellosa Publishing Group – Carson-Dellosa Publishing proudly provides teachers, parents, and children around the world with the best possible educational materials including interactive digital resources; supplemental books for math, science, social studies, language arts, and early childhood; classroom decoratives; pocket charts; and games and manipulatives for prekindergarten through the eighth grade.
Buy here: http://www.carsondellosa.com
Classroom, Inc. is a nonprofit that helps students in high-poverty communities develop literacy and leadership skills through its program titled Read to Lead. By offering digital learning games and curriculum set in the professional world and supporting educators in creating student-centered classrooms, Read to Lead invites students to take charge of their learning.
Learn more here: http://www.classroominc.org
Color the Classics – multi-sensory approach curriculum to expose children to the great musicians from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras. We aspire to impress young minds with the sense that there is a God-given purpose for music, thereby planting the seeds of appreciation for this music that has been around for centuries.
Buy here: https://www.colortheclassics.com/
Cultured Owl – Discover the world, one country at a time, with Cultured Owl’s Country Kits. With each Country Kit, children journey to a new land, learning about its people, culture, and way of life. Available in bundles of 1, 3, 6, or 12 countries. Begin your tour today!
Buy here: http://www.culturedowl.com
Dibbers & Doodads – Libby has a secret box, can you guess what’s inside? This short story for children creates fun conversations about cooking, saving for the future, and the value of helping others, even those who don’t know they could use a little help. This book is available in paperback or digitally on amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com. For kindle unlimited users, the download is free.
Read more on Amazon.
Dinah.com is your home for brain-friendly 3-D, hands-on interactive notebooking strategies and manipulatives which can be used with any curriculum for your PK-college student. Many budget-friendly downloadable materials are available in English, Spanish, or Dual English/Spanish and print beautifully in color or black and white.
Learn more here: http://www.dinah.com