Looking for something a little different this Christmas? Check out these 9 unique gift ideas for the kids…
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Is your child interested in traveling? Does your child love learning about other cultures? Give the gift of learning a new language!! Choose from six different languages – English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, German or French. With PetraLingua’s program, children will learn how to talk about everyday topics. Kids can also learn on-the-go with access to Petra’s program on tablets and mobile devices!
History should be FUN! Give your kiddo the opportunity to travel back into time! Each month will feature a different time and place in the ancient world with hands on crafts, activities, and art so that your child can learn about history in a memorable and exciting way.
I really enjoyed History Unboxed. My children, especially my oldest son, loved “The Rose Slippers”. History Unboxed is the first subscription box that I have found for kids, that exposes them to history. On a personal note, I have really been impressed with History Unboxed and their communication. The owners really seem passionate about their box and they listen to feedback. – Subscription Box Mom
Have you ever wanted to learn about the wonders of the world without leaving your house? Well, now you can! With each Kiwibop postcard, your child will learn all about exciting places from tropical rainforests to the far reaches of space. The membership comes with an initial welcome kit including four postcards, stickers, and a fun activity. Your little learner will receive four exciting postcards every month. This gift idea is best suited for developing and independent readers ages 5 to 10.
See also: Ready-to-go Geography Lessons
Sometimes all you need to get the imagination going is a little spark… Story Starters is perfect for helping get the creative juices flowing for children ages 5 to 9. Along with a notebook and pen, the Story Starters set comes with four “story cubes” that help supply the who, what, when and where of a story, leaving the child to figure out the why.
“What’s great about this resource is it can be used for many years. The quality of the hand-stamped images on each die, topic suggestions and tin box makes the Mama May I Story Starters capable of encouraging creative writing from preschool years all the way to high school.” – Teri via Mommy Wife Life
Cooking isn’t something many people get experience with until adulthood. It can be overwhelming to dive in without any knowledge, so why not start children earlier? Ages eight and up can get a jump on developing cooking skills with Your Kids: Cooking! Not only does the book teach delicious, easy-to-make recipes, it also helps teach kids what they should be eating more and less of.
The Honey and Zip DigiPuppets Bundle combines technology and finger puppets to create a unique learning experience. Pre-K and kindergarten-aged children will love playing these informational and fun games with some real life puppet pals. The bundle comes with two stylus-like puppet pals and app store downloads for iPad and Android tablets.
One of the best parts about America is each of our states’ unique identities. Learning all 50 states can be tough, but with the Grand Tour Bronze, you can teach your child all about the wonders of America. The kit comes with 34 books, each written and illustrated by teachers and students living in all 50 states.
This is a unique gift that is as practical as it is crafty. The Mini Hand Soap Making Kit is an awesome DIY project for children of all ages. The set comes with enough supplies to make six small soaps or one large bar. Maybe with this ti will even be easier to encourage children to wash their hands.
Developing social skills are just as tricky as developing other educational skills, and this kit can help. The Being Kind to Others Play Kit encourages children with special needs or learning disabilities to learn how to play well with others through fun activities. The kit includes make-a-puzzle kits, thank you notes, crayons, and a copy of Boom Boom! Cards.
Can’t find the perfect gift? Check out Educents for more terrific discounted gift ideas for kids:
- Life of Fred – kids actually want to read these math books!
- Life of Fred Language Arts books for middle to high school learners
- Life of Fred Complete Beginner Reader Set
- Educational Stocking Stuffers
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More Educational Christmas Gift Ideas:
- Cool Thinking Games and Brain Toys
- Thinking Games to Challenge the Mind
- Scientific Board Games
- Smart Games for logical thinking and problem solving
- Elenco Electonics Snap Circuits
- Little Bits – LEGO for the iPad Generation
- Engino Engineering Toys for Budding Engineers
- Engineering for Girls – Goldie Blox and the Spinning Machine
- Magformers – Creative STEAM Education
- Tegu – Creative Blocks Play
- LEGO Mindstorms
- The Magic School But Science Kits
- 4M Science Kits
- Edu-Science Kits
- National Geographic Science Kits
- Science Kits by Science Wiz
- Ein-O Science Toys and Games
- Toys for Programming and Teaching Code
- Best Holiday Toys List
- STEM Toys for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math