Edwin is more than a rubber duck; Edwin is a smart duck. Just like classic rubber ducks, Edwin is bright yellow, he floats, he is waterproof, and kids love him. However, Edwin can also interact with smart devices, read stories, sing lullabies, turn into a nightlight, and play a child’s favorite music. Edwin is equipped with a waterproof speaker inside, colorful LED light, and his very own charging nest, meaning that you will never need to buy batteries.
Miniland Educational’s Emotiblocks are colorful blocks that assemble into different characters that can represent 6 different emotions. With the different hair, face, and body pieces that come together to form the complete figure, there are over 100 different character combinations that can be made. Emotiblocks come with a guide as well as activity cards to prompt playtime when needed.
Relish the Moment is a game full of games. Inside the relish bottle includes a deck of cards with pass cards, action cards, and question cards. The point of this group card game is to be the one with the most pass cards by the time the deck runs out. Win an action card game and receive a pass card. The action cards include 13 common childhood games that will get kids interacting with one another such as 20 questions and a rhyming challenge.
Catch Up is a card game that revolves around getting to know one another. Played by a minimum of two players, the point of the game is simply to roll the die and get through the entire deck of cards, while answering the question prompts along the way. The die dictates which questions get asked with the options of easy, hard, all, or choose.
The Multiples are a series of dishes that promote numeracy—the ability to understand and work with numbers—through exposure and social learning. Each plate, bowl or cup includes a selection from a diverse cast of animal characters as well as number sets. The sets are separated into three levels: early years, middle years and later years. This tiered system allows children to be exposed to new sets of numbers as they advance with age and progress their skills. When combined, all of the pieces cover multiplication tables from 1 to 12.
Memory Cab is a customizable, interactive flashcard application available for mobile devices. Providing an interactive way to learn, Memory Cab allows users of all ages to study flashcards with a matching game followed by a review with either a spelling or multiple choice test. While Memory Cab comes with 7 preset flashcard sets, by simply taking a photo with the IPad or IPhone’s camera, naming the item, and uploading it to the app, you can have a new custom set in no time.
“Maya Makes a Friend” is an illustrated book where a young girl has an afternoon at the park learning lessons of friendship, inclusion, and accepting others who are different than herself. This book teaches kids of all abilities about others and provides a platform for conversation with caregivers about being kind and respectful to everyone. “Maya Makes a Friend” stems from a collection of books that written specifically about disabilities that can be personalized for each individual.
The CLAW is a tool that can be used to teach kids the tripod grasp, also known as, the pencil grip. This grip is necessary for everyday skills like properly holding pens, pencils and other writing utensils. The CLAW design consists of cups that determine finger position so that kids have a guide for perfect practice. The cups allow kids to properly position their fingers in the tripod grasp while the pencil, pen or other writing utensil is fitted into the sling in the middle of the CLAW to hold it all in place. The CLAW comes in 3 sizes to fit a variety of finger sizes.
This plush puppy uses Smart Stages™ technology to grow with your child. Smart Stages™ technology gives the puppy three different stages, “explore,” “encourage” and “pretend,” each one growing upon the last to advance with the child as they progress through milestones. The puppy accomplishes this through interactive elements on his ears, paws and belly so children can use the different sensors to explore various outcomes and interactions.
Each of the Happy Heart Kid Activity Kits focus on a different social/emotional skill—empathy, generosity, grit and manners. The kits are packed full of activities, games and arts and crafts to help kids develop skills to explore and understand their character and the character of others.