After a difficult year, kids (and parents) are definitely in need of a break. And luckily, spring break is hitting the region this week. Instead of letting your kiddos stare at a screen all day, grab one of these fun educational activities from a local boutique.
Let your little one start their own garden and view the seeds throughout the sprouting process. // Root Viewer, $46; Wee Chic
Sneak in a lesson (or three) as you try out almost 80 different experiments with just one bottle. // Pop Bottle Science, $17.99; Pink & Brown Boutique
If your children are STEM-obsessed, this electronic kit is the way to go. // Elenco Motion Detector, $27.75; Kinder Haus Toys
Chemistry is a big part of baking and cooking. This experiment kit lets your kids make sweet treats while brushing up on the science behind it. // Candy Chemistry, $34.99; Child’s Play!
As you go on your next family walk, take along this book to play I-spy with the animals you see on your trek. // 1001 Animals to Spot, $9.99; Doodlehopper 4 Kids
This puzzle will help your kids work on problem solving skills and learn about different species during play time. // Beautiful World 100 Piece Puzzle, eeBoo, $18; Red Barn Mercantile
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