Kid-tested, kid-approved

Toys can be tricky gifts, but the Children’s Museum has taken the guess-work out of which toys your loved ones will enjoy.

Boy testing a toy race track

Education is at the forefront of the top five toys listed below.

Screenshot via the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

The Children’s Museum invited Hoosier kids to test out a number of new toys for 2022, and the children have spoken.

Here are the top five to add to your shopping list:

🏎️ Micro Slot Racing Set
The STEM-building toy encourages children to hone in on the cars’ speed and make predictions.

🦖 Roboraptor
Got a dino-lover in your life? The remote control is a great tool for teaching kids about tech.

👹 Giant Pancake Monster Game
A jack-in-the-box for the modern age, this toy has the potential to “swallow an arm.”

🖼️ Magnet Picture MagPad
Help your kiddo develop their fine motor skills and dexterity.

👅 Tongues Out!
Children can work on their memory, counting, and social skills with this game.

You can see which games were runners-up on the Children’s Museum’s website.

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