Get your child ahead of her class with this gigantic workbook that helps her prepare for the second grade. It’s a good way to keep her skills sharp during the summer break. With over 300 pages, it covers many subjects from social studies to math. She’ll learn how to approach math problems and reading comprehension that will make 2nd grade a breeze.
Brain Quest has a great curriculum for second graders both in workbook and flash card forms. The workbook is great when she has time to sit down and do the exercises, but the flash cards are great because you can take them wherever you go. Each card has multiple questions on it and the answers are printed on the back. It’s a great way to reinforce the concepts she is learning in school.
When the she is out of school, this book is a good way to keep her skills sharp before she enters into the third grade. It helps her reinforce the skills she already learned in the previous year and lets her get a jump start on the skills she is learning in the 3rd grade. Each exercise takes only 15 minutes to complete so she can go outside and play when she is done.
Math can be very abstract; many times it helps when children can visualize the concepts. Mathlink Cube are building blocks like Legos but they come in only one size. What’s great about them is that you can not only build with them, but use them to illustrate mathematical concepts like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Before there were electronic calculators, there was the abacus. While a calculator will give you the answers, it won’t help you understand the concepts. With the help of an abacus, kids can simply slide the beads to learn many fundamental math concepts. It’s ancient, but still a great tool for young kids.
Math Dice Jr turns learning about math into a fun dice game. The game is designed to drill your 7 year old in addition and subtraction, which is something she will be learning in the second grade. The game is simple. After the target number is identified, the 5 colored dice are rolled and players have to use addition and subtraction to make the target number.
Here’s a fun game that helps children learn about money. It’s ideal for 7 year olds, because they have to understand how to count coins. When players roll the dice, they have to count the coins using different coins based on the number that they land on.
Speak & Spell makes its big return in 2019! Speak & Spell was the first educational toy designed to help children learn to spell more than 200 commonly misspelled words. The new and improved version features an enhanced speech system, which is vastly easier to understand than the original. Featuring various play modes and challenge levels, kids will have fun while learning to spell. Parents who previously owned a Speak & Spell as a child will most likely want to share this experience with their children, as it’s a useful educational tool for developing your child’s spelling skills. Build the Spelling Bee champions of tomorrow!
This demonstration clock is a great way to teach your little girl to tell time. The plastic hands are moveable so she can practice telling time to each whole hour, each half hour, each quarter hour, each 5 minute interval, and each minute. She can even use the dry erase marker to write in the time and practice as many times as she needs to.
The LeapReader reading system from LeapFrog is amazing. You buy specially designed books and you download the book to the pen. When she touches the pen to the pages, the pen can recognize the words and pictures in the book. It can read the book to them and even allow them to play games. It’s neat but limited by the selection of books available for the system.
Designed for kids ages 4-8, LeapStart Go is the newest member of the LeapStart family. Fully compatible with the complete LeapStart library as well as the new deluxe activity sets, the Go is a wireless and compact device for taking the learning fun on the go. Its built-in LCD screen provides an engaging audio and video experience. By reinforcing activity lessons, the video function promotes advanced learning. Complex content is now easier for kids to understand thanks to the screen. Discover a world of learning beyond the basics with the LeapFrog Go.
Get ready for a whole lot of ‘oohs’ and ‘ahs’! View Master Classic brings back the fun of 3D viewing and learning with a new model for a new generation of kids to experience. It features bigger and brighter 3D images to make learning engaging and fun. This model features 2 Discovery Kids Endangered Species reels so kids can learn all about endangered species like the Bald Eagle, African wild dog, Bengal Tiger, and more. Fun facts are also included to complement the 3D images. Push the lever down to advance to the next image. Each reel contains 14 beautiful images and the unit is compatible with other reels.
Want to learn math in a fun way? Meet the Monster Math Scale, which includes 10 large weights and 10 small, soft weights kids can use to learn simple addition and subtraction. Young kiddos will learn concepts of measurement, balance, and weight.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, The Learning Journey introduces Super Telly Teaching Time Clock, an updated version of Telly the Teaching Time Clock. It helps kids tell analog and digital time in 2 modes. In learning mode, Super Telly teaches time in 5-minute increments. When you move the hands, the LCD screen updates. In quiz mode, Super Telly instructs your child to move the hands on the clock to match the displayed time. This new version is a real working clock and alarm clock with the added benefit of offering a comforting night light.
Classic toy Slinky celebrates its 75th anniversary with this special anniversary edition of the Slinky. It comes in retro packaging inspired by the original. It’s a metal toy that bounces and walks down steps while making that iconic Slinky sound. It’s classic wiggly jiggly fun. Discover the toy that has entertained generations of children. This bundle includes 3 Slinky toys.