The NAPPA Awards (National Parenting Product Awards) celebrate and showcase the best in toys, baby and family products. Here’s our NAPPA Awards Roundup!
Step A Trails
Colorful stumps and logs (three of each) made of durable molds that are strong enough to support an adult. Create a fun steppingstone/balance experience indoors or out. Great for developing motor skills and balance. $59.99, ages 18months+, edxeducation.com/portfolio-item/step-a-trail-63093/
Math Wizard and the Magical Workshop
An addition & subtraction adventure. Brew potions with dragon claws and magic sparkles to master place value on a magical quest. Then add and subtract balloons to help dragons fly. Part of the Osmo Math Series for first- and second-grade math curriculum learning. $59/each, ages 6-8, playosmo.com
A cuddly creature kids can create with. Kids can mix and match the 11 easy-stick pieces as they explore their creativity through imaginative play. Comes with an activity guide for parents with story starters to enhance vocabulary and fine motor skills. $24.99, ages 2+, educationalinsights.com/mixarootm
Ultimate Back-to-School Combo
Kit includes all the durable, waterproof labels needed to keep your kid’s things out of the lost and found. Waterproof, dishwasher-safe, microwave-safe and laundry-safe. $41.50, ages 3+, mabelslabels.ca/en_CA/ultimate-back-to-school-combo.html
Design & Drill® Bolt Buddies™ First Responders
Preschoolers learn the basics of construction/engineering while building fine motor skills. Use the kid-friendly power drill to snap the pieces together, then race into endless pretend-play fun with a fire truck, police motorcycle or rescue helicopter! The sustainable packaging transforms into a reusable playset. $21.99 – $39.99, ages 3+, educationalinsights.com/
Create healthy back-to-school habits with this brush with games built right in, including the famous ELMO Brushy Brush song and other activities that offer live tips to encourage proper brushing. $19.99, ages 3+, britebrush.com/
Learn more about the NAPPA Awards here!
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