writes copy 15 Nov 2019

10 of the best educational and developmental toys in the UK

Sponsored Content

Anyone with any experience of attempting to raise a child will know all too well how difficult it is to engage them in educational play. When they aren't glued to a screen for hours on end, they somehow end up covered in mud with some worrying bumps and bruises. 

We're not saying that a little screen time is a sin, and we're definitely not suggesting that a roll around in some dirt doesn't have its benefits, but a little more time spent learning and developing new skills probably wouldn't go amiss. 

SEE ALSO: The best LEGO sets for hardcore fans in 2019: 'Star Wars', 'Harry Potter', STEM, and much more Read more...

More about Tech, Lifestyle, Science, Toys, and Educational
IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR SPELLING

Orchard Toys Match and Spell Game

Develops reading and spelling, and encourages matching and memory skills.

£7.73 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR INTERACTION

GILOBABY Smart Robot Toy

Provides hours of fun and gives your kids some experience with robotics and advanced technology.

£23.99 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR TELLING TIME

Peppa Pig Wooden Puzzle Clock

Movable hands and number pieces encourage children to count, sort, and place the shapes in the correct order.

£14.99 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR STEM

GraviTrax Starter Set

Kids build impressive tracks and set the spheres rolling to learn about basic engineering concepts.

£31.97 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR CODING

Sphero BOLT Robotic Ball

Get creative and have fun by driving and coding this app-enabled robotic ball.

£149.99 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR MATHS

BrainBox Maths

Fast and fun memory game based on maths concepts taught in years 3 and 4.

£11.99 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR SCIENCE

National Geographic Fossil Dig Kit

Dig for dinosaurs, brachiopods, mosasaurs, ammonites, and more with this dig kit.

£29.99 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR CREATIVITY

Lego Movie 2 Movie Maker

Build a movie stage with two interchangeable background images, an adjustable smartphone stand, and much more.

£44.99 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR MUSIC

Baby Einstein Magic Touch Piano

Empowers young musicians to create their own tunes with real piano sounds.

£35.78 from Amazon

IMAGE: Amazon

BEST FOR MOTOR SKILLS

Melissa & Doug Wooden Latches Board

Entertaining and educational activity board that helps kids develop dexterity.

£17.99 from Amazon

Read the Original Article