Homeschooling Gift Ideas
If you want to know what real homeschoolers who love this site are getting their kids for Christmas, here is a list taken directly from my Amazon sales reports.
Fast forward your play into the next millennium with Tegu’s FUTURE sets. Fully compatible with ALL other Tegu Magnetic Wooden Blocks.
Brilliantly simple and premium heirloom-quality toy that will last for generations.Curiously attractive and perfect for those seeking toys supporting open-ended and unscripted play.
Naturally safe: no lead, no plastic, non-toxic, water-based lacquer finish, no small parts.
Tegu supports a child’s development over time through play: enhanced fine motor skills, pattern recognition, balance, sense of scale, imaginative play, problem-solving, storytelling.
Recommended ages: 1 yr and up
Building blocks only made from high quality and non-toxic materials; Durable, BPA free and safe, best toys for age 3+ boys and girls.
Unique groove design ensuring firmer construction; never worry about building blocks falling apart. Best decoration for your kiddos’ room.
Playing the building games inspired children’s potential. Creativity, Hand-eye Coordination, and Engineering Ability improved during funny playing time.
Snowflake x 360pcs(colors are random), Storage bag x 1, Instruction booklet x 1.
Recommended ages: 3yrs and up
Suitable for indoor or outdoor use / 1 YEAR WARRANTY !
Assemble in a minute – No bungee cord and the mat is already pre-assembled / Free storage bag included!
Helps promote active play in children and improve motor skills, confidence, coordination, sensory processing.
All US safety standards approved, including ASTM CERTIFICATIONS & HR4040
Adult supervision required.
Recommended ages: Age 3+ up to Max 150 pounds.
Homeschooling Gift Ideas for Children in the Middle Years, 6-12
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set, 83 Pieces
This coding set for kids turns coding into a hands-on analog activity for tactile and visual learners
As kids learn to program they build key skills that include critical thinking, problem-solving, sequencing, and programming fundamentals
Colby lights-up, makes sounds, and features 2 speeds along with colorful buttons to match coding cards for easy programming and sequencing
This coding set includes 16 maze grids, 22 maze walls, 3 tunnels, 30 double-sided coding cards, 10 double-sided activity cards, cheese wedge, and activity guide to provide a hands-on introduction to coding concepts
Included 16 maze grids create a 20″ x 20″ maze board and Colby the mouse measures 4″L and requires 3 AAA batteries (not included).
Recommended ages: 5yrs and up
Move fast when the colors flash!
Set out the targets to design your own course however you want!
Use the tagger to choose from 3 game modes: beat the clock, target tally and relay race!
Whatever color your tagger flashes, race to that color target and “tag” it; tagger detects targets and scores on accuracy!
Includes electronic tagger with fun sounds and lights, 5 targets, rules; for 1 or more players in teams.
Gameplay cues are all visuals and sounds–no language barriers
Recommended ages: 6yrs and up
Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
Award-winning: Winner of 6 toy awards, including Good Housekeeping & TTPM.
Complete Droid Kit: Includes all electronic blocks, Droid parts, 9V battery, and free app.
Missions & challenges: 16+ missions come in the app so kids can teach their Droid new skills.
Customizable: Missions help kids get creative, inventing new Droids & giving them personality.
No grown-ups necessary: Kids can easily assemble with step-by-step, in-app instructions.
Inspires invention: All electronic blocks can be rearranged so the Droid can perform new tasks.
Recommended ages: 8yrs and up
Build your video games with a mix of physical and digital tools that include designs to help get you started creating your first game.
The Toy Insider STEM 10 winner. Get into the game — hands-on video game development — with Bloxels video game creation platform.
The Bloxels Builder app is free to download to your compatible device (apple, android, and kindle).
Create game rooms, characters and game art using the 13″ x 13″ Gameboard and 320 blocks in eight different colors,
When creating game rooms, each color in your design represents a different element, like green for terrain, blue for water or red for a hazard. When working on art, the color blocks represent the pixel art.
Recommended ages: 8-13 yrs
Inspiration Play Double Ditto Family Party Board Game
Creative Child Magazine: GAME OF THE YEAR Award 2016! Pick a card, read it out loud, and then quickly write down 2 answers you think other players will also write. Laugh or cry as you discover whether you were able to match any answers with other players. Find out whose mind is in sync with yours. It may not be who you expect!
Simple, Hilarious FUN! Easy to learn–begin playing right away. Answers can be as creative as player’s desire, making this game customizable for any gathering of family, friends, co-workers, and more.
A perfect party game for family night, birthday parties, holiday gatherings, vacations, etc. Multi-generational fun for kids, teens, and adults. Great for large or small groups. Fast-paced, continuous play. Answer topic cards such as: “Foods That are Slimy,” “Things Found in a Glovebox” and “Hobbies for Rich People.”
Comes with 400 category cards, a 15-second timer, score sheets, and instruction card.
Players: 4 – 10 or more; Play Time: 25 minutes.
Recommended Ages: 10 yrs and up (**8 and 9-year-olds with strong reading and writing skills may also enjoy playing)
Gift Ideas for Homeschooling Teens
Have a bird’s-eye view with this flying drone. Armed with a WIFI HD camera, you’re in total control and can take any photos and videos you’d like.Then share them to your favorite social network in real time for the world to see!
Worried about controlling or losing the drone? With headless mode, you completely avoid these problems as you don’t need to tell the orientation of the drone during the flight
Under headless mode, click the function button for once, the drone will return automatically, making control more easily for beginners
Stun your friends by performing 360° flips in all directions. Just click the function button on the 2.4GHz controller and watch your drone’s death-defying stunts
There are two speed modes you to choose from, for beginners and experts. This not only lets you fly both indoors and out but also allows you to practice flying skills and quickly move from beginner to expert
Recommended ages: 14yrs and up
Made from natural birch ply. Safe materials and all pieces are recyclable.
Connect pieces without glue or other harmful chemicals. Toothpicks and/or rubber bands are used to connect all wooden parts.
Details are cut. Just read and follow the step-by-step instructions and you are good to go!
Functional prototype with movable parts and mechanisms.
Whether it is for keeps, for kids or friends, this is an ideal gift for everyone who loves creating, building & collecting toys!
Recommended ages: 14yrs and up
Small Enough to Go where the Fun Does, Yet Features a Comfy 3.97” LCD Viewfinder Touchscreen, Making it a Breeze to Frame & Shoot Anything Memorable
Print Your Polaroid POP Pictures on the Go, With No Computer Needed; Just Aim, Shoot & Print, & Enjoy Beautiful 3.5 in. x 4.25 in. Polaroid White-Border Prints
The White-Border Polaroid Prints From Your Polaroid POP Are Craving Your Creativity; Use Our Celebrated Polaroid App to Add Stickers, Borders and More
Step Out From Behind the Camera & Jump Into the Fun Yourself! The Polaroid POP’s Self-Timer Lets You Strike a Pose For the Perfect Selfie or Join in the Group Shot
From 1080p Video to Photo-Booth Mode to Image Stabilization & Built-In Flash, Your Colorful Polaroid Pop Comes Loaded With All the Features You Expect in a Modern Digital Camera
Available in other colors.
Recommended ages: teen and up