Goodminton

Don’t worry about balls in the house when your kids play Goodminton! The two-paddle game comes with two different speed birdies and is great for indoor fun.

Get it on Amazon, $12.99.

PicassoTiles

Let little imaginations soar with STEM-friendly magnetic tiles. The multi-colored tiles let kids learn with their hands and get a grasp on 3D forms.

Order a set here, $49.99

Pretend Camping Set

So you’re stuck inside? Bring the outdoors in with this adorable camping set. It comes with a tent, faux fire, canteen and other camping supplies your little will need to survive the great indoors.

Buy one here, $32.98

Richard Scarry’s Busytown Eye Found It Game

Richard Scarry’s classic world is brought to life in this Busytown Eye Found It Game. Fun for kids of all ages, as well as adults, teams must work together to meet their goal on this six-foot-long board game.

Get it on Amazon, $27.38

Fashion Plates

You kids may not be able to strut their stuff because they’re stuck inside, but they can still dream up dressy duds. Classic Fashion Plates come with 15 interchangeable plates for countless outfits, plus paper, crayons, drawing tablet and more.

Grab it here, $20.96

Eat2Explore Box

Each box from Eat2Explore transports you to another country, with three unique recipes and essential spices and sauce mixes. Help your kiddos experience the great world with recipes that feed four each and include a shopping list. Choose from destinations like Greece, Brazil, China, India and Japan, to name a few.

Available on Amazon, $17.45.

Head-to-Toe Human Body Science Lab

We’re all learning a lot about the human body and now your kids can, too! This fun kit comes with a six-page illustrated storybook lab guide, eye chart, eye patch, tooth chart, toothbrush, stethoscope, dry erase marker, magnifier, washable ink pad, slime, red foil confetti, blue foil confetti, white foam balls, and mixing container. Kids will learn from 10 activities all about science and first aid concepts.

Find it on Amazon, $31.25

Discovery Kids Planetarium Projector

Discovery Kids Planetarium Projector is double sided and comes with two different modes: stationary and moving. Settle down for a night of looking at the stars with 32 different images!

Order it here, $24.99.

Jumbo Chess & Checkers Set

Use indoors now, then save for summer! This oversized chess and checkers set makes the kids a little more excited to learn and play, and even comes with a storage bag.

Available on Amazon, $79.98.

Marble Genius Marble Run Super Set

Learn STEM skills, but more importantly, have fun! This 100-piece set comes with plenty of glass marbles, funnels, wheels and more to make an epic marble run.

Order it here, $44.99.

Arts & Craft Jar

This 1000+ piece set is bound to keep the kids happy for a while. Choose from pipe cleaners, pompoms, sequins, googly eyes, foam letters, flowers, plastic beads, wooden sticks, paper scroll and more––all in a handy plastic bucket.

Find it on Amazon, $14.99.

Made By Me Create Your Own Window Art

Make up to 20 gorgeous pieces of window art that will make the world a little brighter. Each set comes with suncatcher shapes, cords and suction cups to hang your work with pride.

Find on Amazon, $10.97.

Tabletop Pinball Set

Since you won’t be going to the local arcade for a while, why not invest in this fun family game from Brio? This tabletop version of pinball is easy for kids as young as six to play, and it’ll be fun once this period of social distancing is over.

Buy one here, $59.99.

For Older Kids:

Creatto Moonlight Elephant Safari | Light-Up Crafting Kit

Creatto kits require only two building components, but countless results. The beautiful sets not only put your creative juices to good use, but also doubles as a work of art to keep on display!

Available on Amazon, $9.95.

smArt Pixelator

Steam learning and creativity come together with the smART Pixelator. Kids can learn to pixelate any design and build 2D and 3D projects using Bluetooth connectivity, lights and creative tools. Start out with the included 50 step-by-step designs!

Available on Amazon, $33.10.

BIC BodyMark Temporary Tattoo Marker

For kids 13 and older, BIC BodyMark Temporary Tattoo Markers promise hours of entertainment. The cosmetic-quality markers come with broad and thin tips and wash off with purposeful scrubbing.

Find a set on Amazon, $22.90.

GraviTrax Marble Run

The marble run of the modern age, this incredible STEM toy from Ravensburger will keep the kids entertained while they learn a little something, too. There are 122 pieces included in the starter set, which makes it possible to design unique marble runs, which in turn helps kids learn about engineering, gravity, magnetism and kinetics. A 2019 Toy of the Year finalist, Ravensburger just released a new line of accessories for the tracks, including a double trampoline!

Buy a starter set here, $59.90.

––Karly Wood

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