Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog

According to Learning Resources, “Through practice and repetition, children can develop their fine motor skills to help refine movements and hone precision.  Fine motor skills allow children to perform actions with the small muscles in the hands, fingers, and wrists.”  If you’re looking for a toy to practice fine motor skills on, look no further than […]

Mental Blox Game

Looking for a fun game to practice critical thinking and problem-solving?  Look no further than the Mental Blox Game from Learning Resources.  Mental Blox is a “brain-boosting, block-building, make-you-think game.” This brain-boosting game for ages five and up includes 20 blocks in 4 different shapes with 3 different attributes.  There are also 20 double-sided cards […]

Double Duel Homophone Game

Learning and practicing homophones is often challenging.  Learning Resources offers a fun game, called Double Duel, that encourages children to practice their homophones!  It is a high-speed homophone game that requires active listening and vocabulary skills. The Double Duel game engages players with four buzzers that each make a different sound: boxing bell, doorbell, honk […]

Melissa & Doug School Time! Classroom Play Set

Melissa & Doug is a company that makes toys and other products that offer countless ways to play  They believe the best playthings are “often simple concepts that inspire children to come up with their own twists.”  The husband and wife team has been making toys that spark imagination and curiosity since 1989.  One of […]