Cognitive

Cognitive development relates to a child’s ability to process information, reason, remember and express emotions. Through learning and play, growth and regeneration occur.
Tieramid Circle Set

Tieramid CircleSet

This brightly colored 22 piece wooden block set consists of six stackable disks. Each of the disks is made up of various curved shapes. Included with the blocks are a set of 48 picture cards which depict diagrams of different objects that can be constructed with the blocks, thus extending traditional block play. These picture cards are coded in order to delineate differing levels of play and difficulty. Every picture card is multilingual, having the title of each picture card appear in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish translations. 

 

BANANAGRAMS

Bananagrams

This game includes 144 letter tiles of the same size and shape. Players each receive the same number of letter tiles and must create their own crossword using all of their tiles and the tiles in the “bunch” before the other players. Players will shout “peel” and “dump” when they are out of tiles or need a swap. This game promotes word recognition and pre-literacy skills while inspiring laughter and socialization. 

PAIRSinPEARS

PAIRSinPEARS

PAIRSinPEARS is a game that can grow with the entire family! It consists of 8 educational and fun activities for pre-readers to beginning readers and 2 games that include many levels of play. Each set of PAIRSinPEARS includes 4 full alphabet tile sets in with letters in black, polka dot, stripes and outline, which add texture and fun to play. PAIRSinPEARS incorporates learning into a fun game all zipped up in one pear-shaped bag!

JUMBO Bananagrams

JUMBO Bananagrams

The bigger Bananagrams game! JUMBO Bananagrams are made of durable, water resistant rubber tiles that are wipeable and perfect for indoor or outdoor use. The game includes 144 game tiles with various quantities of each letter of the alphabet to create individual crosswords. Players can spread out their “bunch” of tiles on the floor, table or even on the grass to “split”, “peel”, or “dump” tiles to create connecting words in the hilarious game of JUMBO Bananagrams! 

Okideoke

Okideoke

This hand-held plastic microphone records and plays back a child’s voice and contains eight pre-recorded songs to sing along with. Volume and tempo are adjustable.  It requires 3 AAA batteries. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Whacky Ball Activity Center

Whacky Ball Activity Center

The B. Whacky Ball Activity Center contains a maze, four balls and a hammer that squeaks. The activity center provides opportunities to strengthen motor and learning skills.  Children’s auditory and visual senses are stimulated when playing with this toy.  The activity center can be used independently or in cooperation with others. To expand play, the balls and hammer can be used separately in other play activities. BPA-free and lead-free.

Critter Clinic

Critter Clinic

This child-sized veterinarian’s kit encourages active exploration.  Individual, key-operated compartments encourage finger dexterity, spatial orientation and directionality as children use problem-solving skills to manipulate the various pieces of child-friendly medical equipment and brightly colored stuffed animal “patients.”  Play can be extended into imaginative role-playing as children engage in solitary or group activities as animal doctors. BPA-free and lead-free.

Pop Arty

Pop Arty

This 500 piece creative play set contains a large variety of snap-together beads in different colors, shapes, sizes, and textures to make bracelets, necklaces, rings, and more.  Includes six bracelet and twelve ring forms and all store in an easy-to-carry container. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free. 

Sugar Chute

Sugar Chute

Press or turn one of the three levers to release a ball from this pretend gumball machine. The levers release one ball at a time. It rolls down to the clear-hinged door at the bottom of the machine. Lift the hinged door to retrieve the ball and then put it back in the top for continued play. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Fish & Splish

Fish & Splish

Plastic paddle boat with a full removable top that includes 12 accessory pieces: captain, life preserver, fishing rod with hook, four fish, three nesting cups, an octopus comb and a whale nailbrush. The paddle on the back can be wound up for self-propulsion in water. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

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