Christmas Gift Guide for Kids: 5 Awesome Presents that Will Actually Teach Them Something

Over the years, these have, by far, been some of my children's favorite toys that have taught them something.
I am one of those parents who love when my kids receive gifts that have an educational element to them. Those little minds need to get stimulated! It can be difficult finding toys that educate these days.

Over the years, these have, by far, been some of my children’s favorite toys that have taught them something.

5 Awesome Presents that Will Actually Teach Them Something

1. The Ready Nutrition™ Little Gardeners Starter Kit

Our Little Gardeners are the future of food! Give your little ones something truly wonderful to do this season with the Ready Nutrition® Little Gardeners Starter Kit!
Give your little ones something truly wonderful to do this season with the Ready Nutrition® Little Gardeners Starter Kit!

Kids will learn some of life’s most valuable lessons, including basic concepts of agriculture, self-reliance, and fostering a relationship that’s more in tune with their environment.

Everything your budding agriculturalists need to begin their very own garden is included inside! Here’s what you get:

  • 1 compostable egg carton made from 100% recycled post-consumer material
  • 6 individually packaged heirloom seed varieties (carrots, tomatoes, squash, eggplant, green beans, lettuce)
  • 12 fertilized soil pods
  • 6 wooden ID stakes
  • Grown in the USA
  • Pesticide-free
  • GMO-free

2. Illuminated World Globe for Kids

Geography isn’t always on the list of priorities at schools, yet it is such an important subject. Give your kids the gift of worldliness with the illuminating globe. This 8-inch interactive globe is detailed and colorful to keep your child’s attention. With easy-to-read details, your child will learn about deserts, capitals, continents, and states. For such a simple gift, your child will see how large our great world really is.

3. Butterfly Growing Kit

Witness one of nature’s most spectacular transformations up close with this reusable, collapsible habitat. Fine, transparent mesh lets you see butterfly metamorphosis up close. The product includes easy-to-use feeder and complete instructions for habitat. Butterfly larvae with food shipped directly to your home. The habitat collapses for storage when not in use. You can adopt and raise a handful of caterpillars, watch them transform into painted lady butterflies, then lift the garden cover to release your beautiful specimens into the wild. This exciting habitat makes a fabulous introduction to the miracles of nature.

4. KidzLabs Weather Lab Science Kit

Enjoy hours of fun and learning with the 4M KidzLabs Weather Lab Science Kit. Build a mini weather station to record everyday weather changes with this kit. Conduct experiments to discover the science and facts about climate change, the water cycle and other weather phenomena. With a variety of weather measuring equipment, record and measure wind, rainfall, and the temperature outside. In addition to the weather, learn about topics like acid rain, the greenhouse effect, and the water cycle with these experiments. This set includes a weather journal to get started and is recommended for ages 8-15.

5. Model Airplane

Made in the USA, this model airplane is great for your future pilots or those interested in aerodynamics. This easy-to-assemble model recreates the single most important aircraft in the history of air transportation, the DC-3. Series 800 kits are truly model building worthy of the time and effort and contain the best quality materials and instructions. And – don’t forget the aviator’s hat to bring on the imagination!

 

Over the years, these have, by far, been some of my children's favorite toys that have taught them something.

The Prepper's Blueprint

Tess Pennington is the author of The Prepper’s Blueprint, a comprehensive guide that uses real-life scenarios to help you prepare for any disaster. Because a crisis rarely stops with a triggering event the aftermath can spiral, having the capacity to cripple our normal ways of life. The well-rounded, multi-layered approach outlined in the Blueprint helps you make sense of a wide array of preparedness concepts through easily digestible action items and supply lists.

Tess is also the author of the highly rated Prepper’s Cookbook, which helps you to create a plan for stocking, organizing and maintaining a proper emergency food supply and includes over 300 recipes for nutritious, delicious, life-saving meals. 

Visit her web site at ReadyNutrition.com for an extensive compilation of free information on preparedness, homesteading, and healthy living.

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Originally published December 10th, 2018
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