TDmonthly Magazine!
Sign Up Your Account Login



Educational
Most-Viewed and Related Articles:
Educational
 

Most-Viewed Articles (last 3 months)

1.AHREN A. HOFFMAN JOINS ASTRA AS DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
ROLE WILL EXPAND ASTRA’S PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION RESOURCES TO STRENGTHEN MEMBERS’ BUSINESS PERFORMANCE  Chicago, Illinois (April 7, 2016)–Children’s play and adult education specialist Ahren A. Hoffman has joined ASTRA as Director of Education, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) announced today. Hoffman will lead...

4/1/2016






Most-Viewed Articles (last 12 months)

1.Top-10 Most-Wanted STEM Toys
These STEM toys will set kids up for success in their science, technology, engineering and math curriculum...

1/1/2016



2.Top-10 Most Wanted Educational Toys
These educational toys help kids have fun while learning - and according to specialty retailers interviewed by TDmonthly, they're flying off store shelves...

12/1/2015



3.Toys to Talk About: Educational
These educational toys are worth a second look...

10/1/2015







Additional Articles (from most recent)

1.AHREN A. HOFFMAN JOINS ASTRA AS DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
ROLE WILL EXPAND ASTRA’S PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION RESOURCES TO STRENGTHEN MEMBERS’ BUSINESS PERFORMANCE  Chicago, Illinois (April 7, 2016)–Children’s play and adult education specialist Ahren A. Hoffman has joined ASTRA as Director of Education, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) announced today. Hoffman will lead...

4/1/2016



2.Top-10 Most-Wanted STEM Toys
These STEM toys will set kids up for success in their science, technology, engineering and math curriculum...

1/1/2016



3.Top-10 Most Wanted Educational Toys
These educational toys help kids have fun while learning - and according to specialty retailers interviewed by TDmonthly, they're flying off store shelves...

12/1/2015



4.Toys to Talk About: Educational
These educational toys are worth a second look...

10/1/2015



5.Top-10 Most-Wanted STEM Toys
We love the current focus on STEM toys in the specialty market, and it looks like your customers like STEM toys too!...

2/1/2015



6.Top-10 Most-Wanted Educational Toys
Long days snowed-in at home are the perfect time to take out one of the fun educational toys below...

12/1/2014



7.Yamie Chess Makes April Fool-Proof
Math phobias plague both kids and adults, and can even trigger areas of the brain associated with physical pain and instinctive risk reduction, according to a study from the University of Chicago...

4/1/2014



8.Yamie Chess Builds Kids' Brains
Developed by math and science educators and engineers from MIT and other top universities* in collaboration with Jennifer Shahade – two-time United States Chess Champion and Women's Grand Master, the new game Yamie Chess(R) meets kids 5 to 14 years at their own level, drawing them into an imaginary conflict between King Tigermore and the Mind Angels(R) and the King Vigdor and the Chromemunchers(TM) that is enacted on a chess board...

3/1/2014



9.Top-10 Most Wanted Educational Toys
Science kits, puzzles, and games all made the cut in this month's Top-10 Most-Wanted Educational Toys list...

12/1/2013



10.Top-10 Most-Wanted Science and Nature Toys
For most retailers TDmonthly surveyed in September 2013 about their best-selling science and nature toys, listing their top-sellers was a snap...

10/1/2013



11.Children Sad That Parents Won't Sit Down and Play
Looking at a display of dolls, puzzles, and balls, most people simply see toys. But what your customers might not realize is that for children, toys and play are serious business...

8/1/2013



12.Q&A with Debbie Sterling, creator of GoldieBlox
Stanford University-educated engineer Debbie Sterling was frustrated by how few women pursued careers in engineering. In a toy store, when she noticed a glaring lack of science and math-based toys made for girls, she knew it was a gap in the toy industry she was destined to fill...

2/1/2013



13.Q&A With Matthew Hiebert from Aroundsquare Ltd.
TDmonthly loves hearing the stories behind the toys. So, we were excited to speak with Matthew Hiebert from Aroundsquare Ltd., the creator of the wooden block toy Twig...

1/1/2013



14.TDmonthly Seal of Approval - Educational / Science
See the TDmonthly Seal of Approval winners for the Educational / Science Toys category...

1/1/2013



15.Top-10 Most-Wanted Educational Products and School Supplies
In a Fall 2012 survey about educational products and school supplies, specialty retailers told TDmonthly Magazine that Hot Dots from Educational Insights and BrainQuest from Workman Publishing were their top-2 best sellers in the category...

12/1/2012



16.Q&A With Julia Pimsleur Levine, creator of Little Pim
For Julia Pimsleur Levine, founder of LITTLE PIM, multilingualism has always been an important part of life. Daughter of the creator of the famous Pimsleur Method for learning foreign languages, Julia wanted to make sure her own child, and other kids, had the opportunity to learn a second language from a young age...

12/1/2012



17.Q & A: Global Game Changers
Jan and Rachel Helson are a mother-daughter team on a mission: they want to "Ignite Good" in kids from a young age...

11/1/2012



18.Q&A With CEO of Kent Displays/Improv Electronics
Dr. Albert Green, CEO of Kent Displays/Improv Electronics, spoke with TDmonthly Magazine about their product, the Boogie Board LCD eWriter. This year specialty retailers have named the Boogie Board a Top-10 Most-Wanted Tween Product, Top-10 Most-Wanted Novelty Toy, and a Top-10 Most-Wanted Travel Toy...

11/1/2012



19.SCHOOLS GET AUTUMN BOOST FROM SPECIALTY TOYS
Reports from the first educational giveaways in TDmonthly’s “2012: A Year of Charity” suggest that the toys are making an even bigger impact than expected...

11/1/2012



20.Educational Toys That Promote Literacy
Reading is an essential tool for students as they move through school, and developing their literacy skills at home can be made easier with educational toys...

10/1/2012



21.Q&A w/ Neil Kay, Creator of Digi-Piggy®
Today's kids are digital natives growing up in a down economy. Cisco Sales Corp, creators of the Digi-Piggy®, recognized the unique need for a product that satisfied the modern child's digital aesthetics, while teaching them the increasingly important skill of saving money...

10/1/2012



22.Parents: Please Discipline Your Kids So We Don't Have To
Everyone knows about bullying; we all know what it looks like, with recent documentaries of bully behavior, and kids being driven to suicide. There are many of us who are fed up with it, and we are sick of parents sticking their heads in the sand and ignoring what their kids are doing...

9/1/2012



23.Q&A w/Yvette Garfield from Handstand Kids
Yvette Garfield, creator of Handstand Kids, recently spoke to TDmonthly Magazine about how she came up with the idea for her product, why she thinks cooking can bring the world together, and how her company reaches out to charitable organizations...

9/1/2012



24.Educational Toys and Games
Check out these recently added specialty and mass-market educational toys...

8/1/2012




Since 02/01/05 people have visited this page.
Advertisement:

Advertise on TDmonthly


Recent Products

CCRY - Candy Crystal Growing Kits
By GEOCENTRAL
» More Information

ICAN - I Can! Discover & Learn
By GEOCENTRAL
» More Information

Geek & Co Space Farm
By THAMES & KOSMOS
» More Information