Holiday Gift Guide 2012: 10 Educational & Inspiring Toys for Kids

Laura Cochrane

I'm a DIY editor at Instructables and I used to be an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, rock climbing, and etymology.

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By Laura Cochrane

I'm a DIY editor at Instructables and I used to be an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, rock climbing, and etymology.

677 Articles

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Rubik’s Cube; image used under Creative Commons, by Flickr user Doug Aghassi

The other day I published the STEM Toys for Kids gift guide, focusing on toys that teach skills or concepts in the field of science, tech, engineering, and math. I came up with so many awesome toys researching that list I decided to make another gift guide, for toys that are generally inspiring or educational in some way. Please add your own favorites in the comments below.

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