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Learning Toys and Educational Games Gift Guide 2017

Cozmo

Price Tier: Under $200
Age: Elementary and Jr. High
Summary: The most personality you’ll find in a toy robot.
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Wonder Workshop Dash Robot

Price Tier: Under $150
Age: Elementary
Summary: Teaches creativity and coding to your younger kids.
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Wonder Workshop Cue Robot

Price Tier: Under $200
Age: Tweens and Teens
Summary: Sassy dialog and advanced coding for your older kids.
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LEGO Boost

Price Tier: Under $200
Age: Elementary and Jr. High
Summary: Introduction to coding for LEGO fans.
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Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

Price Tier: Under $100
Age: Elementary and Jr. High
Summary: Simplified electronics in a fun Star Wars package.
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Ozobot

Price Tier: Under $100
Age: Elementary
Summary: Cute, simple robot at a low price.
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LEGO Mindstorms EV3

Price Tier: $350
Age: Tweens and Teens
Summary: The pinnacle of LEGO robot sets for future engineers.
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Kano Computer Kit

Price Tier: Under $150
Age: Elementary and Jr. High
Summary: A nicely packaged introduction to “real” programming with Raspberry Pi.
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Osmo Genius Kit

Price Tier: Under $100
Age: Elementary
Summary: Our favorite tangible game series for the iPad.
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KLUTZ Circuit Clay Science Kit

Price Tier: Under $50
Age: Elementary
Summary: A creative way to teach simple circuits.
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Snap Circuits 3D M.E.G. Electronics Discovery Kit

Price Tier: Under $100
Age: Elementary
Summary: Advanced 3D building using the proven Snap Circuits system.
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Kids First Automobile Engineer Kit

Price Tier: Under $50
Age: Elementary
Summary: A miracle of mechanics that teaches pre-engineering.
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Gravity Maze

Price Tier: Under $50
Age: School-age kids and adults, too
Summary: Start thinking in 3D and learn logicl problem solving.
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Spot It

Price Tier: Stocking Stuffers
Age: School-age kids and adults, too
Summary: Fast pattern recognition even young kids can enjoy.
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Qwirkle

Price Tier: Stocking Stuffers
Age: School-age kids and adults, too
Summary: Beautiful tile game that’s enjoyable for adults and kids.
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Blokus

Price Tier: Stocking Stuffers
Age: School-age kids and adults, too
Summary: A classic family game that makes you think.
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No Stress Chess

Price Tier: Stocking Stuffers
Age: School-age kids and adults, too
Summary: The best way to learn chess.
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Snap Circuits Jr.

Price Tier: Stocking Stuffers
Age: Elementary
Summary: The simplicity of building blocks for teaching electronics.
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Swish Card Game

Price Tier: Stocking Stuffers
Age: School-age kids and adults, too
Summary: Innovative transparent card stacking game.
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Set

Price Tier: Stocking Stuffers
Age: School-age kids and adults, too
Summary: The best brain-training card game there is.
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