***Disclosure: I received complimentary samples to facilitate my review. No other compensation was provided, and all opinions are 100% honest and have not been influenced in any way.***
This year, since we're homeschooling our daughter, I am really focusing on giving the kids quality gifts that encourage learning and creativity. They are both getting educational games and tablets, and we're also giving art and dramatic play related presents. There is something magical about a child's imagination, and I am a huge fan of creative play.
One company that offers about a zillion educational and imaginative products is Lakeshore Learning. This company has been around since 1954, and provides wonderful, engaging products to schools, daycares, and homes nationwide.
While there is online ordering available, Lakeshore Learning also offers brick and mortar locations from coast to coast that offer free children's crafts, teacher's workshops, and more!
We received the oh-so-beautiful Castle Blocks from Lakeshore Learning to check out for ourselves. This set of blocks is anything but ordinary, too!
These enchanting hardwood blocks let kids create a fascinating fortress, spacious palace & more! The durable, stackable blocks come in 12 unique shapes & are printed on every side with a fun medieval theme—so kids can construct castles from all directions! Set of 60 blocks; largest is 6"
These blocks are incredibly durable, and are also very smooth. There are no splinters or sharp edges at all, which is a huge plus in my home.
But the best part about these great Castle Blocks? Their gorgeous design, of course! These blocks are absolutely stunning, and feature medieval touches like crests, flags, ivy-covered walls, and even vibrant stained glass windows.
There are several different shapes included in this set, allowing kids to easily create the castle or fortress of their dreams. Since the blocks have designs on all sides, the finished project will be incredibly majestic, no matter that angle you're looking from.
Sophie and Xander absolutely LOVE their Lakeshore Learning Castle Blocks. They spent most of the afternoon building their castle, storming the castle with superhero dolls, and then rebuilding all over again. These blocks definitely encourage kids to use their imaginations, and also help with fine motor skills and critical thinking, too!
So if you're looking for educational gifts that also encourage kids to have fun and just be kids, definitely check out what Lakeshore Learning has to offer. In addition to amazing Holiday gift ideas, they also offer classroom supplies for your teachers or even homeschool classrooms!
Connect With Lakeshore Learning :
You can check out the awesomeness that is Lakeshore Learning on their website.
For a limited time, you can enjoy a whopping 20% off your Lakeshore Learning purchase! CLICK HERE to enjoy these savings. This coupon is valid until 12/31/15.
How cool is that?!
You can also connect on Facebook and on twitter to stay on top of their latest products and promotions!
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