As kids, we all looked forward to this time of the year. With delightful decorations, scrumptious delicacies, lit up Christmas trees, Santa Claus and jingles, the occasion is all about the spirit and vibe. This Christmas, let your authoritative self take a break and focus on providing avenues for your kids to unleash their real self. Be the Santa of your little ones and gift them toys that not only act as an amazing means of engagement but also help them widen their learning scope.
Make the most of the festivity and choose amongst these top four toys:
Tacto by PlayShifu
This Christmas, gift the first-ever phygital board games to your kids. The new range from PlayShifu offers four innovative products Tacto Chess, Tacto Classics, Tacto Coding, and Tacto Laser that help merge essential STEM skills with playtime. Tacto turns your tablet into an interactive game. Each Tacto set is priced at INR 1,999 and comes with a unique set of figurines that children strategically use to solve puzzles and challenges on screen. All four gaming sets are compatible with a range of tablets (iOS and Android) and work with the free Tacto app. Globally present, PlayShifu is carving a niche by helping children build a complete spectrum of foundational skills, through the #PowerofPlay
Miko My Companion 2 by Miko 3
Another one, Miko, is an advanced consumer robotics innovation lab passionate about bringing the best of technology to young learners. It’s Miko 2, a playful STEM robot which makes learning fun through conversations as this toy is loaded with News updates, Academic syllabus, Facts about the world and much more. Equipped with an emotional intelligence machine, Miko 2 identifies, recollects and remembers the child’s mood and helps you stay connected with them anytime, anywhere through video calling, and remote navigation. It costs INR 19,999 with data encryption and strict privacy norms, so the child’s data remains secure.
Pinball Machine by Smartivity
World’s finest STEAM education construction toy company Smartivity has a variety of toys amongst which Pinball Machine toy kit is one of the popular one. It contains all the parts needed and step – by – step instruction to build a fully functional machine. It transforms the energy in a child and keeps the momentum active through its gaming style. This toy costs around INR 1,499 with an illustrated instruction manual and a learners activity sheet which helps motivate your child to play. Such toys make STEAM learning help them develop the soft and hard skills and empower them to be curious learners.
Mechanix – Robnotix -2 by Zephyrtoys
Zephyrtoys offers a variety of fun and interesting game sets that impact STEM skills in a child. This Mechanix Robotix set comes with a lot of goodies. The kit comes with all tools and parts to build 8 different models, one at a time. This Mechanix system helps the child to bring some ideas or thoughts into reality. It inculcates curiosity to learn ability and confidence to build something with real life tools. It’s an important skill that helps in being able to think out of the box and builds your cognitive skills. The Robotix-2 set costs INR 1299 and teaches a child about friction, gears, motion and other STEM concepts.