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Educational and Fun Toys Perfect For Fall

These picks are perfect for kicking back the summer slump and transitioning back to school since learning is more fun when accomplished through play. Check out some of our favorites, as we have toys that fit all budgets!

 

Tech Toys That Teach

Pixicade is as simple as Draw, Snap, and Play with their exciting new app-based video game design system that provides a unique play experience for kids to turn their artwork into playable video games and then share them. Families will love that it was developed in part by an NYC public school teacher; that the three colorful interactive books have over 100 game examples and 30 learning activities for hours of fun instruction offline; and there are seven game types teaching a variety of skills, including literacy, problem-solving, rapid prototyping, and logic. $24.99

Inspire a Rainbow of Creativity with Toys

Rainbow High Art of Fashion Doll Collector’s Edition features Jett Dawson, a fashion major at Rainbow High, with her first couture fashion design. Kids will love creating their own fashion institute at home with Jett and her two complete one-of-a-kind doll outfits, trendy shoes, fashion trunks, and collector fashion accessories. To add more endless hours of creative play, families will love the Rainbow High Deluxe Fashion Closet that includes a rainbow of beautiful doll clothes and accessories that kids can mix and match to create 400+ glamorous looks. Kids will love that it’s not just a closet for storing; it’s also a fun Playset that includes a Vanity Chair & Mirror. And Jett and friends can pull up to Rainbow High in style with the Rainbow High 8-in-1 Light-up Color Change Car. It’s fashion-forward fun! Starting at $49.99

 

 

Green Games

Family-owned Adventerra Games teach kids real-life tips for how to help our environment with fun and engaging games like Hungry BinsRecycle RallyPowerHausWaterGame, and Global Warming. Families will love that they are made from eco-friendly products and teach about the environment through play! Kids will love learning while having fun through STEM games like PowerHaus that teaches kids they have real power to fight climate change by moving through the game and deciding which habits to change and which appliances and home improvements are better for your wallet and the world. $19.99

Fun and Game Toys

Throw Throw Avocado is the standalone sequel to the Throw Throw Burritothe world’s first dodgeball card game. Families will love that Throw Throw Avocado can be played on its own or combined with the original game to create an all new combo game. Just like the first game in the Throw Throw franchise, it provides a unique twist to traditional gameplay by combining dodgeball and card-based play and giving players of all ages the chance to dodge squishy avocados at their friends and family. $24.99

We have some new, favorite games from the hit game creator of Exploding KittensExploding Minions, the Minions-inspired edition of the original Russian Roulette-style game, and Exploding Kittens: Recipes for Disaster, the ultimate Exploding Kittens collection in one, customizable box. Exploding Minions includes new card types and fun illustrations of Minions as imagined by The Oatmeal. It’s easy to learn, quick to play, and fun for kids and adults to enjoy together. Recipes for Disaster combines 121 of the best cards from the Exploding Kittens and players can use the game’s 13 Recipe Booklets to create their ideal game experience by altering the level of competition, number of opponents, and more. Starting at $19.99

For the full list of toys, visit NewYorkFamily.com.

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