Written by Patricia Yap
Photos by Kim Lim
If there is one thing kids can’t resist, it’s toys. And why not? They’re fun, entertaining, and they keep children’s imagination alive. Bonus points if they’re also educational!
So, if your child has been good lately, why not reward him or her with something to play with? And if you’re worried about giving them mindless fun, don’t worry ’cause all the toys we have here aren’t just fun, but also educational!
Check out these 4 gift ideas that any parent and their child can surely enjoy together.
4. Puzzle Doubles Glow in The Dark Puzzles by The Learning Journey
No kid can resist the fun of puzzle making—especially when the pieces are giant sizes of 3″ x 2″ that they can piece together on the bedroom floor. Parents don’t have to worry about unwanted ingestion and young kids can have an easier time finishing the puzzle.
What makes this toy more unique is the fact that it’s glow-in-the-dark! Surprise your kid at night by turning off the lights and telling them there’s a “night-light” on their floor. Kids can choose from many designs such as dinosaurs, planets, or sea creatures.
Ayesha with the Puzzle Doubles Glow in The Dark Puzzles (Php 899.75)
3. Techno Gears Remote Control Monster Truck by The Learning Journey
For very hands-on and educational toys, we found this do-it-yourself monster truck to be the most enjoyable. With the monster truck, parents can help their child assemble the truck from scratch, and kids can add their own designs to it with the stickers included in the set. After having a fun time assembling, just pop in a few batteries into the remote control and watch your truck drive!
Andrej with his Techno Gears Remote Control Monster Truck (Php 2,199.75)
2. Magnetic Activities My Daily Calendar by Melissa & Doug
With this magnetic daily planner, parents can teach their kids to be organized at an early age. Start your kid’s day right by helping them assign the date of the week, weather, holidays, and tasks in this playful magnetic daily calendar.
As a bonus, the calendar also acts as a mood board. This helps you communicate with your child more and helps them to be more outspoken about their feelings—certainly a toy that goes beyond fun!
The magnetic daily calendar can be hung or propped up anywhere for easy access for you and your child.
Andrej with the Melissa & Doug Magnetic Activities My Daily Calendar (Php 1,599.75)
1. Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Tub Play Set by Crayola
This one is probably our favorite—even us adults enjoyed it!
Have fun with your kids by customizing adorable animals with vibrant colors and funky patterns. The reason why we love this toy is because the animals are made out of soft felt and the colors are washable! You and your child can create endless designs because of this.
The set comes with a “tub” and brush where you can wash the animals in. The tree at the top acts as a “shower”. Just fill the tub with water, press the button, and watch the water shower down as you give these animals a bath. There are a total of 4 animals and 6 washable markers included.
Ayesha with the Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Tub Play Set (Php 1,999.75)
Truly, when it comes to bringing joy to the ones we love, nothing is greater than spending quality time with them. With technology taking over our children’s minds and time, parents now have to be extra smart about the toys they give their children. We don’t want to lose precious bonding moments with them! But through these educational and interactive toys, you can now spend quality time together over activities that are fun for you both.
Get these toys at Ogalala World through the details below.
Do you have other gift ideas perfect for kids? Let us know in the comments!
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