CARSON, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- From an earthquake simulator for budding seismologists to an ingenious design kit for young fashionistas, Lakeshore's 2016 Gifts for Growing Minds holiday collection invites kids to imagine, create and discover a world of learning. Packed with over 200 items for ages 0-11, this assortment of one-of-a-kind gifts offers parents and families a fun and innovative way to bring education into the home.
This year's collection features the debut of 30 new items—each designed by Lakeshore's world-class team of educational experts who apply years of classroom experience to every product they create. Here are a few highlights from this exclusive collection:
My First Fashion Designer – Unleash your inner fashion designer! Our kit lets kids create their own outfits without sewing or cutting—so they can mix and match fabrics, ribbons and buttons again and again…creating tons of runway-ready styles. $19.99 Ages: 4-11 yrs.
Cardboard Creator Tool Kit – If you can imagine it…you can create it! Our tool kit comes with a detailed guide, plus kid-safe tools and hardware—like saws, hinges and rivets—so kids can transform cardboard into a car, a house…and much more! $24.99 Ages: 4-11 yrs.
Survive the Quake Engineering Kit – Put your building skills to the ultimate test! Our earthquake simulator creates quakes at 5 levels of intensity…and comes with 30 building bricks in a variety of shapes and sizes—so kids can test tons of different structures to see if they topple or stand strong! $29.99 Ages: 4-11 yrs.
The Maze Cube – Kids can't resist our amazing maze cube! Twists, turns, traps and more make completing this maze a nonstop adventure! $19.99 Ages: 4-11 yrs.
Today more than ever, Lakeshore is focused on helping children discover the magic of learning both inside and outside of the classroom. "Enriching the educational experience is our goal at Lakeshore," said President and CEO Bo Kaplan. "Gifts for Growing Minds allows us to build on that mission by offering products that help kids put into practice at home what they learn in school—and have a great time doing it!"
The Gifts for Growing Minds collection is available now at LakeshoreLearning.com and at Lakeshore Learning Stores nationwide. And now through the end of the year, Lakeshore will donate $1 from every Gifts for Growing Minds order to DonorsChoose.org, an award-winning nonprofit that supports classrooms in need. To view the complete collection, visit LakeshoreLearning.com.
About Lakeshore—Built by Teachers, Loved by Kids
Lakeshore Learning Materials is a leading developer and retailer of top-quality materials for early childhood education programs, elementary schools and homes nationwide. Since 1954, Lakeshore has offered innovative learning materials distinguished by their quality, educational merit and safety. To learn more, visit LakeshoreLearning.com.
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