At Explore & More, our Gift Shop features educational toys for children 6 months old and up. During your visit to our museum, be sure to check out our Festive Fun for Little Ones $10 gifts and under table, and our free holiday gift-wrapping with any gift shop purchase. Donations for gift-wrapping are appreciated and all funds will help to give the gift of play to families in need through FISH of East Aurora. Here are a few of our featured toys that make great gifts this holiday season:
Hape Double Bubble – $23
6 months +
Double Bubble by Hape is a wire bead maze that has a wooden base with four sturdy suction cups that can hold this toy to smooth surfaces. This portable and engaging toy provides your child with stimulating interactive play.
Hape Architetrix Constructor Set – $23
97 Pieces, Ages 7+
The Architetrix Constructor Set by Hape, includes 97 bamboo rods and plastic connectors to build shapes and structures that start flat and build dimensions. Your child can build 3D structures like rocket ships, and houses while developing fine motor skills. This set is similar to the Polysticks that can be found in our “Inside Architecture” exhibit at Explore and More.
Melissa and Doug Catch and Count – $25
Catch and Count 10 magnetic fish with this wooden fishing set from Melissa and Doug. Use the 2 wind-up fishing rods to match, sort and count the fish, or use the spinner to play as a game! Find the fish and fishing poles in our “Food for thought” exhibit at Explore and More!
Hape Fix-it Tool Box – $25
17 pieces ages 3+
Little builders can practice their tinkering skills with the Fix-it Tool Box from Hape. This toolbox includes a hammer, wrench, screwdriver, nuts, bolts, and other wooden tools to practice building skills. Fix up little projects and also build structures to encourage children to develop hand-eye coordination skills, and also teaching them basic building techniques.