Junior jet setters can explore the world with Wildlife Warrior Bindi Irwin and the GeoSafari Jr. Talking Globe ($129.99, educationalinsights.com, ages 4-7). This hands-on introduction to geography features continents, U.S. states, animals and nature and more than 10 hours of interactive audio.
Leap Into Phonics
Tad’s Fridge Phonics ($19.99, leapfrog.com, ages 2+) takes learning the alphabet off the page, introducing children to letters and the sounds they make. Place musical letter tiles into the slot for three modes of play with letter names, phonics and word skills.
She Makes Sleepy Sounds
The Lulla Doll ($69, lulladoll.com, ages birth-4) is an adorable, soft sleep companion for preemies, babies and toddlers. Her real-life breathing and heartbeat sounds will soothe little ones to sleep.
Get Skills With Quills
Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog ($14.99, learningresources.com, ages 18 months+) is more than just a cutie. He can help build your child’s hand muscles and fine-motor skills, and is great for practicing counting, sorting and color identification.
This Spin’s Super
Get ready for spinning fun with the Super Spinner ($49.99, playmonster.com, ages 3+). Its adjustable double-braided ropes, weather-resistant clips and round curved seat will give your kids a safe, comfy spin. Install it on a tree, play set or secure structural beam.
This month’s products promise spins, quills, fridge phonics, sleepy dolls and a talking globe.