Our top picks of educational games and jigsaws are perfect to support children who have recently started or gone back to school.
A challenging, beautifully illustrated 150-piece jigsaw puzzle where you will discover and learn about interesting objects, animals, dinosaurs and more in this trip to the museum! Enjoy a visit to the mighty Vikings, discover amazing dinosaurs, explore the depths of space, uncover the ancient Egyptians, learn about Human Biology and Battle with the Romans - all at the end of your fingertips! At the Museum comes with an amazing 16-page fact book inside to check out key facts and find out more! PLUS, it includes a poster to help aid completion and display at home.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
Children will learn their first words as they match the stickers and practise writing by tracing the letters! Each word features a bold and friendly illustration, which can be coloured in after learning the word as a reward. Includes 81 colourful letter stickers!Our colouring books have been designed with education in mind, helping to improve hand eye co-ordination and encourage creativity with clear educational goals. Each of the books features bold, age-appropriate pictures of familiar Orchard Toys characters, plus fun step-by-step activities to reinforce early learning skills. This colouring book is suitable for children ages 4 and over. To see our full range click here.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
Match rhyming pairs to make silly sentences, then feed them to the slime monster in this fun rhyming game. Players start with a selection of five green slime cards. Taking it in turns they choose a purple slime card - if the card rhymes with one of the cards in front of them, the player must think of a silly sentence using the two words. Once they have a rhyming sentence they spin the spinner to find out in what style they must say their silly sentence in: whilst either holding their nose, with their teeth together, or in a squeaky voice!Once they've said their funny sentence, they post their cards into the 3D slime monster. The winner is the first player to post all their green cards into the slime monsters mouth.A fun, yet educational game, perfect for at home or in the classroom.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
This fun multiplication game will help children practise their times tables from 2-12. With two games in one - Hero City board game and Multiplication Bingo - times table practise will be filled with fun! In the Hero City Board Game players move around the board by spinning the spinners and solving multiplication sums. If a player lands on a shield square they have to use their imaginations to help their superhero defeat the disaster - they'll need to defeat the evil unicorns, outwit the zombies or even escape the giant slugs! Times Tables Heroes also includes a colourful times tables checker, which can be used with or outside of the game to extend learning.When the game is finished players can turn over the board for a fast paced game of Multiplication Bingo! Using the cards and spinners from the board game, players race to be the first to get 3 in a row. This will be especially helpful for encouraging children to recall their times tables quickly.Times Tables Heroes is designed to help parents and children prepare for the multiplication tables check (MTC), which is compulsory nationwide in primary schools for children in Year 4 from June 2020.Contents:1 jigged double-sided board21 shield cards4 character playing pieces4 character stands3 spinner boards3 two-part plastic spinners1 times tables checker4 superhero reference cards1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
The perfect introduction to addition and subtraction. Number Bears is a combined learning activity and game in one. Players must get their bear safely home to their cubs by turning over number cards and solving mathematical problems in this fun number bonds game. But, be careful the bear doesn't get distracted by the yummy pot of honey or you'll have to miss a turn!! Featuring competitive gameplay, fun bear characters and a broad range of simple and challenging sums, this number bonds game is suitable for players 5+ and can be played with up to 4 players.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
The race is on to play all of your cards in this brainteasing literacy game for players 6-adult!Players use their worm cards to add to the wiggly line by joining heads with tails to spell words. Not only are the cards double-sided to maximise the number of combinations, they also feature hilarious characters that children will love! There's sailors, superheroes, and even a punk, to name just a few!Children will be able to practise spellings they already know as well as learning new words. You might need a dictionary to hand too in case you need to check a players word..! Contents:45 double-sided worm cards1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
Speed Spelling is a fast-paced literacy game for children age 5-8! This fun, educational game with unique and engaging gameplay is sure to make spelling practice fun.Players take turns to spell words before the timer runs out - if the timer runs out midway through spelling a word they have to pass it on to the next player to complete! The game is filled with anticipation and can change quickly - children will enjoy racing against time and pinching words from other players! For younger children the game can be played without the timer to allow them to concentrate on each word.Speed Spelling can be used to develop letter recognition skills before developing into a fun game. Once the game is complete children can be encourage to talk about the words in front of them.Speed Spelling is an exciting redesign of Pass the Word game.
A fun literacy version of Orchard Toys' bestselling Magic Maths game for 5-7 year olds.Race to find the letters with the magic wand before the timer runs out in this magical spelling game! Self-checking word cards feature a rub and reveal coating to magically check your answer.Once you’ve correctly spelled a word, add a yucky ingredient to your spell book – will you choose a monster’s eyeball or the witch’s fingers?! The first player to collect all their ingredients and cast their spell wins the game! Contents:4 spell book boards20 spell ingredient cards36 word cards36 letter tiles1 magic wand1 sand timer1 cauldron spinner1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
A fun and colourful introduction to counting. Piece together the numbered street from 1 to 10, then find the corresponding number of friendly animals for each house.This first puzzle is a great way to develop hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills for young learners. Also includes a fun learning guide and a giant poster, perfect for any bedroom or playroom.Continue to learn numbers with our Number Colouring & Sticker Activity Book. Trace and colour the numbers from 1-10.Puzzle/poster size 86 x 29 cm
Big Alphabet Jigsaw helps children learn the letters of the alphabet in a fun and engaging way. This giant, colourful puzzle promotes learning and discussion through its quirky illustrations which match to the correct letter. Includes a full size poster of the jigsaw for use as a learning guide.Big Alphabet also includes a fun learning guide on the back of the box, which features different discussion points to talk about once the puzzle has been completed. This includes questions to encourage observation, teach letter recognition and promote discussion e.g. Can you find the letter z? What does a nurse do?Continue to develop a child's literacy skills with our First Words Colouring & Sticker Book. A 24-page colouring book with lots of words to trace and learn.Puzzle size 61 x 42cm approx.
A bold and colourful jigsaw, designed to encourage number recognition and counting skills from 1-20. This fun number jigsaw is suitable to play on a table or on the floor and is full of characters and objects for children to count and discuss. Includes a full size poster of the jigsaw for use as a learning guide.Big Number also includes a fun learning guide on the back of the box, which features different discussion points to talk about once the puzzle has been completed. This includes questions to encourage observation, enhance counting skills and teach number recognition e.g. How many mice can you see? Can you find the number 9 on the puzzle?Continue to learn numbers with our Number Colouring & Sticker Activity Book. Trace and colour the numbers from 1-10.Puzzle size 61 x 42cm approx.