What are the best educational toys for 6 year olds?

In the process of preparing for your child’s first day of school, educational toys are especially important! The best way to prepare them is by giving them some fun learning games before their big day. This will give both parents and children an opportunity to spend quality time together as well as help with communication skills in preparation for the new class environment. The best educational toys for 6 year olds are those that encourage creativity. When choosing an engaging toy, parents should look for a balance between the level of challenge and their child’s skills or interests to ensure they find fun in learning new things. Games such as books can be great educational tools because children will learn while also being entertained with exciting stories!

How to choose a toy that’s appropriate for your child’s age and interests?

This is a question for which there is no one suitable answer. What’s important is to talk with the individual child, take into account their interests and age level and get a sense of what they want. Balancing activities they enjoy with materials that stimulate both their creativity and motor skills are generally good standards by which to choose toys – two areas of development children in this age range often lag behind in. Asking them what they want will work best, but then you need to be able to provide some examples of resources within your budget and area where you can find these items if necessary.

What are some of the benefits of playing with educational toys in early kindergarten development?

Playing with educational toys in early kindergarten development helps the child to learn and master important skills, like cause-and-effect relationships. Playing pretend can also teach children that everyone has different opinions, feelings and points of view by showing them what it looks like when they are on the other side of a disagreement. Plus it teaches kids to be flexible in order to get their way. They learn they don’t always have things their way by being stubborn or using force. In addition, playing games can help the child build his/her numerical proficiency as well math problem solving skills. While exploring these games – sometimes against adults, sometimes against peers who are closer in age – children work hard; but above all else they have fun with people (sometimes these people are teachers!) they feel comfortable with. Playing “games” teaches a child about being part of a group; there’s an element of cooperation and following the rules involved.

Have Fun Playing!

A toy is one of the most influencing tools for your child development. Do you think you are buying just a toy? You are setting up your child’s personality, intellect, learning and social skills. Educational Toys Planet offers cool educational toys for every 6 year old boy or girl: high-tech or low-tech, classic or innovative, all with one thing in common: lots of play value for your six year old!

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Speak & Spell Electronic Game - Educational Learning Toy, Spelling Games, 80s Retro Handheld Arcade, Autism Toys, Activity for Boys, Girls, Toddler, Ages 7+
  • Retro Play: Relive the classic fun of the 80s with Speak & Spell! This toy may be new, but it has all the iconic graphics, sounds, and gameplay you remember!
  • 5 Play Modes: Enjoy hours of educational fun with 5 Play Modes! Spell, Mystery, Say It, Secret Code, and Letter—which game will you play today?
  • Multiple Challenge Levels: Ready to up your game? Choose from different challenge levels as you learn and play! Can you reach the highest level?
  • Great Gift For Kids: Speak & Spell makes a fun, educational gift for kids ages 7 and up!
  • A True Classic: Speak & spell was the first educational toy designed to help children learn to spell over 200 commonly misspelled words using a speech synthesizer.
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Doctor Jupiter My First Science Kit for Kids Ages 4-5-6-7-8| Birthday Gift Ideas for 4-8 Year Old Boys & Girls| STEM Experiments| Learning & Educational Toys
  • ✅ A SCIENCE KIT THEY’LL LOVE: Help your kids foster an early love for science with our innovative kit with 100+ mind-boggling experiments that will spark their interest, captivate their minds and encourage them to become problem solvers.
  • ✅ STEM LEARNING MADE FUN FOR KIDS: Allow your kids to actively explore and apply STEM concepts designed to promote critical thinking by challenging them to ask questions, make observations & discover the world around them whilst having a lot of fun.
  • ✅ THE PERFECT GIFT: Gift your child 50+ days of screen-free fun with this fantastic science kit specially curated for birthdays, holidays or any other occasion. Both Girls & Boys will feel like real scientists by uncovering a world of magical experiences like Water Fireworks, Walking Water, and many more. Combine with other Doctor Jupiter Science & Electricity Kits for even more experiments.
  • ✅ EASY TO FOLLOW ALONG: This science kit includes instruction manuals that are well-illustrated in a step-by-step format, ensuring a seamless experience for both children and adults to understand and successfully perform all the experiments.
  • ✅ HIGHEST STANDARDS IN TOYS: This kit meets all the U.S. safety standards of ASTM F963-17. Doctor Jupiter takes utmost pride in making highest quality of science kits & other learning toys backed by years of research & development. With premium equipment, innovative tools and comprehensive instruction manuals we are sure to provide a perfect experience for you & your child. If you are still not satisfied, we will refund you 100%, without asking any questions!
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Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope Featuring Bindi Irwin: Microscope for Kids, STEM & Science Toy, Interactive Learning, Ages 3+
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  • GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope features the voice of Bindi Irwin, Wildlife Warrior from Australia Zoo. 4-7 years.
  • Introduce children to a real scientific toy that provides visual detail and information about animals, plants, and everyday household items. The perfect Easter Toy for boys and girls! Toddler Easter basket stuffers can be difficult to shop for. Add to a kid's Easter basket for a fun spring time Easter gift, or use any time of year!.
  • No need to close one eye: 5x magnification with kid-friendly focus free dual eyepieces.
  • Packed with photo-quality images: Includes 6 beautiful full-color slide images and over 1 facts and quiz questions about animals, plants, and everyday household items.
10 in 1 STEM Toys for 5 6 7 8+ Year Old Boy Birthday Gifts Building Kids Ages 4-8 5-7 6-8 Educational Stem Activities Robot Toy Boys 4-6 4-7 Build and Play Construction Set Creative Games
  • 10-in-1 Ways to Play - Total 167 pieces toy building sets can be built into 10 different models, including Tower crane, crane, forklift, catch car, rocket car, plane, racing car, UTV car, robot, helicopter. Including a step-by-step guide booklet for kids easy reference to build a variety of patterns.(Notice: one model at a time.) Best robotic toys & birthday present for 5 6 7+ year old boys.
  • Educational STEM Toys - Our kids learning toys is a perfect hand-on stem toys for 5+ year old. It can foster your kids’ imagination and creativity by building up different kinds of structure and enhance your kids' Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills. Great erector sets STEM activities for kids boys ages 5-7 8-12, educational building games for kids ages 4-8, boys toys age 6-8 8-10 years old.
  • Creative Interactive Toys - The building blocks encourage kids and families to work together as a team. Spend time with your kids and teach them how to assemble parts, how to read instructions, how to work together, and build different things! Perfect toys for 5+ year old boys, autism sensory toys for kids 5-7 8-12, kids toys for boys age 4-5.
  • Safety & Easy to Storage - The kids building kit construction engineering toys are easy to wash and come with a sturdy storage box for quick and convenient cleanups. All building blocks for kids ages 4-8 are bright, colorful, non-toxic that safe for kids to play! Great stem kits bins for kids age 6-8, steam toys ages 4-7.
  • Wonderful Gift - The stem kit is perfect STEM toys to get kids interested in STEM subjects early. Great creative kids games, indoor recess games for classroom, erector set building toys for kids ages 4-8 6-8 8-10, stem projects science kit for kids ages 8-12, stem toys for 5 6 7+ years old boys and girls. Christmas Birthday gifts for 4 5 6 7 8 9 year old boys. Valentine gifts or Easter basket stuffers for kids. Hours and hours of FUN!!
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Light-Up Terrarium Kit for Kids - STEM Science Kits - Gifts for Kids - Educational DIY Kids Toys for Boys & Girls - Crafts Projects Ideas for Ages 6 7 8-12 Year Old Age
  • What is a Terrarium? It is a miniature garden within a container that simulates a natural environment. So, let your child discover the beauty of nature by creating their own beautiful terrarium with this all-inclusive kit. Watch as it grows by day and glows at night with the innovative LED light under the lid.
  • Grows by Day - Glows at Night: Beneath the lid, there is a built-in innovative LED light that transforms the experience into something magical. At night, just hit the small switch to turn on the light and watch how your terrarium turns into a gorgeous illuminated tabletop garden. You have to see it to believe it! The light can easily be recharged with the included Micro-USB cable.
  • Kit Includes: Terrarium jar (4"x6"), light-up jar lid, Micro-USB charging cable, clear and easy step-by-step instruction booklet, vermiculite soil, blue sand, river rocks, wheatgrass and chia seeds, small bunny and mushroom miniatures, removable stickers for decoration, spray bottle, and wooden stick to aid in planting the seeds. The ultimate arts and crafts for kids & Stem projects for Kids
  • A Fun & Educational Gift for All Ages: It's not often that a science project can be fun and engaging, but this terrarium kit achieves both! It fascinates children as soon as they pull it out of the box. With the freedom to layer the rocks, sand, soil, and stickers as they please, every child is guaranteed to have a blast.
SpringFlower See & Spell Matching Letter Toy,Learning Educational Toy For 3 4 5 6 Years Old Boys And Girls,Preschool Learning Activities,Shape & Color Recognition Game,Cvc Word Builders For Kids,80Pcs
  • What's inside? 28pcs Double-sided Letter puzzle Flash Cards--which provides huge variety, and important CVC words.Size 8.27*3.15‘’, made by heavyweight card stock with Laminating finish.52pcs sturdy Wooden Alphabet Blocks--contains 26*2 ABCs Alphabet. Size 1.42*1.26''-Which is solid and easy to maneuver, even for little hands. 1pcs storage bag--Help your children develop a good habit of packing toys. Easy to travel and store.
  • Develops multiple skills: This set develops sight-reading vocabulary, spelling, and fine motor skills, color sorting, letter recognition, word association, building sights words, and matching; it’s an easy and exciting toy that multiple children can play with at once, helping them develop important social skills.
  • Builds self-confidence: Encourage kids to discover the 56 most commonly used CVC sight words with this fun and early learning toys. There is nothing better than learning thru play, SpringFlower see& Spell educational toys make the learning process easier, helped Kids with learning to read, when kids spell a word on his own, you will see their face light up with the feeling of accomplishment and pride.
  • Quality Time:SpringFlower see& Spell learning toys is great for those parents who want their children to be ahead of the curve and have their children have fun while learning. Enjoy sitting with Kids and assembling words out of letters, have activities and plays that are really meaningful, and would help kids' brain development.
  • Gift for kids 3 to 6:This puzzle set makes an exceptional gift for kids ages 4 to 6.Perfect option for Teacher Supplies Materials/Classroom game/Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten, Homeschool.1st/2nd/3rd Grade. Round out the hands-on play experience and give kids another engaging option for screen-free fun.
Learning Resources Math Island Addition & Subtraction Game, Elementary Math, Teaching Toys, Children’s Math Games, Educational Indoor Games, 8 Pieces, Age 6+ Gifts for Kids
  • The Fun Way to Learn Math: Designed for 2-4 players, this fun, fast-paced math game for kids challenges players to escape Math Island using only their elementary math skills!
  • Add, Subtract, Win!: Moving around this children’s math game is easy—just roll the equation dice, solve the addition or subtraction problem that follows, and move that many spaces on the board!
  • All-Out Math Mayhem: Watch out for the Math Island’s many obstacles, including an erupting volcano that sends dice flying and players scrambling!
  • Ages and Stages: Specially designed with little ones in mind, this smart game for kids helps students as young as 6 build school-ready addition and subtraction skills!
  • Give the Gift of Learning: Whether you’re shopping for holidays, birthdays, or homeschool kindergarten supplies, toys from Learning Resources help you discover new learning fun every time you give a gift!
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Skillmatics United States Map Puzzle - 75 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle, Educational Toy, Geography for Kids, 250+ Facts About The States of America, Gifts for Boys & Girls Ages 6 to 12
  • EDUCATIONAL UNITED STATES MAP PUZZLE: Assemble our 75-piece United States of America map puzzle and embark on an educational journey! With 50 state cards included, discover and learn all about the States of America and their capitals, and uncover over 250 fun facts!
  • INCLUDES: 75 State-Shaped Puzzle Pieces, 50 State Cards, Reference Sheet and Instruction Manual
  • ASSEMBLE & LEARN: Spread out the state-shaped puzzle pieces on a flat surface and let your child assemble the puzzle. Once completed, use the state cards to learn all about the 50 States of America and thier capitals!
  • COLOR-CODED FOR EASY LEARNING: The states on the map and the corresponding state cards are color-coded, making it easy for children to locate and learn about the States of America and their capitals.
  • 250+ FUN FACTS: The state cards offer an entertaining and educational experience with fun facts about the States of America, including their capitals, landmarks, and interesting cultural and historical facts. This can stimulate a child's curiosity about their country and its diversity.
HopeEye Unicorns Kindergarten Preschool Learning Activities Math Counting Matching Letter Toys - Toddler Educational Toys for 3 4 5 6 7 Year Olds Girls Birthday Gift Games for Kids Ages 5-7 3-5
  • Unicorn Balance: Unicorn toys is made of high-quality ABS non-toxic thick plastic and passed the US CPC test, which is friendly to the health of children. Package contains: 1 unicorn balance, 10 colorful digital weights, 20 small unicorn weights, 32 picture cards (64 words with 3,4 and 5 letter words),10 letter cubes, 20 number blocks, 5 mathematical symbol blocks.
  • Learning & Education Toys:Children can make their study more interesting through numerical cognition, simple arithmetic, word spelling and color studying, children can improve their memory, visual and spatial processing ability while playing games.
  • Montessori Toys: Children can play alone, cooperate with their friends, and can also parent-child interaction. The father gives out number-shaped weights on one side, and asks the children to give the corresponding number of unicorn-shaped weights on the other side, so that the balance can reach balance. More ways to play are waiting for children to develop.
  • Great Gift:The toy adopts a large-size and three-dimensional design. The shape of the unicorn is very popular among children and can easily attract children's attention. It is a nice gifts for 3-7 year old girls and boys. It is also a perfect holiday gift for birthday, friends' party, Tanksgiving and Christmas.
  • Ideal Teaching Tool: If you are still worrying about learning words and arithmetic for children, this toy will be tailor-made for your children. It can make arithmetic simple through balancing games, and let children learn some common words through word spelling games.It is very suitable for mothers who don't know how to tutor their children.