Educational Gifts for Kids That Are Anything but Boring

Sometimes it may seem like holiday shopping for kids is the easiest kind out there. Toy stores beckon. User-friendly technology gadgets abound. Letters to Santa were composed weeks ago, so you’ve got your list, but you’d better check it twice.

With the fantastic variety of kid-friendly and kid-designed toys and games available on the market, you have important choices to make. Choose from our comprehensive list of toys for tots (and school-aged children too), all of which contain a certain educational slant–without zapping the fun out of the season.