Social Studies / History / Geography Toys
Looking for educational toys? We know that any toy can be educational, but here you'll find a variety of toys designed especially to help teach geography and the social sciences, including history, physical and human geography, politics, and economics. The toys listed here will not only educate, but keep learning fun. When you're done here, be sure to check out some fun educational geography and social studies games.
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Play the role of archaeologist as you explore The Secrets of the Pyramid and the treasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to decipher the secret to unlocking the pyramid, use tools and techniques similar to those of a real archaeologist to carefully excavate a sarcophagus, death mask, and four canopic urns from inside. Open the sarcophagus, and you will discover a model mummy preserved within.
The Geosafari Talking Globe is packed with more than 10,000 questions and features that will help your children learn and retain geography facts and information. The interactive geography quiz game can be played with up four players and you can choose the quiz categories (USA/Canada, World, or both) and answer response times. It's an effective teaching globe, as well as a fun quiz machine.
Build an architectural replica of the majestic 6-story White House, includes booklet with facts on its building, construction and history. Ages 12 and up.
Learning about the United States is interactive and fun with this fold-out color chart. This kit features state facts, brainteasers and a picture hunt that help kids develop a deeper understanding of the United states. Ages 6 and up.
GeoPuzzles are jigsaw puzzles that make learning United States and world geography fun! The pieces are shaped like individual countries, states, and provinces, so children learn as they put the puzzles together. There are many different puzzles to choose from. Our favorite!
Ready for a little outdoor fun? Inflatable globes are perfect for tossing around. Toss and identify continents, countries, bodies of water, capitals, physical features, and more. When you're done, hang it in your homeschool room for display. Available in a variety of sizes.
Ten wooden Land and Water Form Cards illustrating the different land and water form shapes (bay-cape, strait-isthmus, archipelago-chain of lakes, peninsula-gulf, and island-lake). These cards match the land and water form trays, and can be used for the abstraction and naming of the land and water forms.