The Best Craft & Educational Play Sets for Indoor Play
With families around the world staying home due to social distancing, it’s never been more necessary to find things to keep our kiddos entertained. As lovers of activities that allow our children to express themselves creatively while supporting the development of fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and critical thinking, we couldn’t be more thrilled to find these craft and educational play sets!
If you’re like us – mentally on Day 2,300,678,910 of social distancing – then you’re probably desperate for activities that your kids can do regardless of the weather. You’re also probably after something that is both fun and educational. May we suggest one of the below craft and educational play sets?
All tried and trusted by parents at The Tot, there’s something on this list for all ages. The best part: every single material and ingredient is non-toxic and safe for little hands to hold and lungs to inhale. While it’s not suggested that ANY of the materials go inside your tot’s mouth, you don’t need to worry if they take a sneaky lick or chew!
Looking for safe, fun and educational toys and activities? We’ve got you covered. Together with expert early learning educators, we’ve curated the tools you need to help your child reach important milestones, learn important life skills, build confidence and most importantly, have fun! Each Play + Learn Set includes detailed, teacher-recommended activities and tips to aid your child from infancy to early Kindergarten in achieving developmental and educational milestones.
Filled with over 1000 pieces including pom poms, pipe cleaners, sequins, and googly eyes, this jam-packed library is suggested for kids age 8 and up.
Shopping for someone a bit younger? Designed for kids age 3 and up, this sweet library box is just the thing they need to sharpen those fine motor skills and wow you with their creations!
Exclusively available at The Tot, this heavenly scented 12 pack of playdough is 100% non-toxic and 100% a must-have for your craft shelf. Recommended for kids age 2 and up!
While we usually say don’t enter a restaurant or airport without this wonder backpack, now we say don’t self-isolate with kids without it! Filled with stickers, crayons, coloring-in sheets and alphabet cards, it’s fun for kids to do on their own, but can be used as an educational tool for parents. Age recommendation: 3 years +
Just like their Forest pack, this fairy version is every bit as magical when it comes to entertaining your kids and helping their little minds grow, wonder and learn! Age recommendation: 3 years +
Going back to school will be so much cuter with this t-shirt stamp kit! Machine washable once inks have cured, there are sizes 3Y to 8Y.
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Available in sizes from 2Y to 8Y, the Selfie Clothing Co Color In Top is something your tot will be proud to wear! A great activity for honing fine motor skills, it’s a top that will be worn again and again.
Would your tot prefer a prehistoric adventure? Try Selfie Clothing Co’s Dinosaur illustration instead.
Fantastic for sensory play, the Tessa Bunny Organic Slime Kit is eco-friendly and non-toxic. With many mainstream slime recipes and kits containing harmful ingredients like boric acid, you can rest easy knowing your tot isn’t at risk!
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