The Best Educational Presents For Christmas

The Best Educational Presents For Christmas

The holiday season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to turn your attention towards finding the perfect gift for your loved ones. Educational presents are a great gift for children at Christmas, but finding the right toys for kids with dyscalculia or dyslexia can be tough.


Having been supplying the very best dyslexia resources to parents and teachers for over a decade, here at The Dyslexia Shop, we know how challenging it can be. That is why to help you; we thought we would take a look at some of the best Christmas presents for your loved ones.


Things to consider before purchasing dyslexia gifts

Before we take a look at some of the best educational presents for Christmas, it’s first important to understand what makes a great gift. The first consideration is its overall purpose; for example, is it to help with a specific topic or just as a fun way to boost their education.


You will also want to consider how easy the gift is going to be for the child to use. You want to make sure that you are selecting a toy that is not only suitable for their age range but also their abilities. You should also think about whether they will be able to play with the toy themselves or whether it is a present that will require adult supervision any time it is in use.


The best educational presents this Christmas

Now you know what makes a great educational present for children with dyslexia or dyscalculia, we have put together a selection of gifts that every kid will love:


Every child loves a spot of magic, and this wonderful game will help to capture their imagination while boosting their literacy skills. Suitable for children aged between five and seven, the spellbinding game helps to develop letter recognition and spelling skills in a fun and captivating game that the whole family can join in on.


Another fantastic literacy game, Sight Word Swat, is an incredibly easy game to play and helps to boost their education while at home. Aimed at children between the ages of four and eight, this captivating game features 300 high-frequency words that have been taken from the Government’s Letters and Sounds phonic framework.


To play, the words should be placed face up and spread apart, and children will need to swat the corresponding word when it is called out. Regularly using the game helps to develop a child’s reading skills, phonics and vocabulary.


Does your child love to be creative? Then the 50 Link Cube Activities set is a fantastic Christmas present. With 50 double-sided activity cards, this fun game helps to improve a wide range of numeracy skills, including counting, addition, multiplication, fractions, shapes and lengths.


The colourful building blocks are also a great way to help improve a child’s dexterity and focus.


If you have a budding scientist in the family, then the Ultimate Inventor Toolkit will help them on their way to a career in science! With over 240 pieces, the kit comes with everything your loved one will need to complete ten engaging STEM challenges that will get their mind thinking.


Even once they have completed those tasks, there are still plenty of supplies left over that will allow them to experiment and create their own unique builds.


Every parent will know the challenge of getting children to read, and if that sounds like your loved one, then why not jump on the World Cup fever with this great book. The book tells the story of Elsie and her dog Pickles as they go on a mission to save the World Cup!


Suitable for all ages, Qwirkle is one of the most popular games for children for a reason. This strategic and exciting game helps to reinforce problem-solving skills and boost strategic thinking and comes in a very handy travel bag to ensure kids can take it with them wherever they go.


Want to find the perfect Christmas gift?

 If you are looking for the ultimate educational gift for your child or a close friend’s kid this Christmas, then The Dyslexia Shop is packed with fantastic options for you. From resources and products to games, if you are stuck, check out the full range today or get in touch with our team, who will be happy to help.

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