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COUNT ON ME These stackable blocks will have your mini math whiz learning to count in no time.
Mega Bloks Building Basics Stack & Learn Math, Mega Bloks. $19.99, fisher-price.mattel.com
SWITCH HITTER She’ll mix and match switches and action tops to safely create a working fan, light and siren.
Start-Up Circuits, MindWare. $19.95, mindware.orientaltrading.com
BRAINS IN BLOOM Get your tot’s wheels turning with these sweet gears that’ll develop his fine motor skills.
Flower Garden Build & Spin, Learning Resources. $19.99, learningresources.com
RAD SCIENTIST Aspiring lab rats can get a head start on their first big invention with sensory tubes, a magnification ViewScope, funnels and more.
Primary Science Deluxe Lab Set, Learning Resources. $49.99, learningresources.com
UP TO CODE They’ll bug out while arranging this motorized bot’s path with easy-to-connect pieces that determine direction.
Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar, Fisher-Price. $49.99, target.com
GET A GRIP Connect soft magnetic rods filled with sensory beads to explore kinetic energy, sound and engineering.
Guidecraft Grippies Shakers 30 Piece Set, Guidecraft. $59.95, guidecraft.com