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Learning Tools & Toys for Life

The purpose of the Learning Tools and Toys for Life component is to help enhance all of other components of the Education for Life Program. We started researching and creating a collection of these learning and teaching tools and toys in 2008. They now include puzzles, games, memory aids, educational books, music, and anything else that can be used as an aid to learning.

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  1. Effective
  2. Diversely applicable
  3. Stimulating for the imagination

 

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Open source sharing our constantly evolving list of learning tools and toys is purposed to help others interested in finding new and creative educational tools and toys for use in any learning environment. This list will expand indefinitely as we find, apply, and integrate new tools and toys as part of the teaching strategies and lesson plans.

 

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For easier understanding, the tools and toys have been organized here into their respective room colors:

 

RED ROOM

The red room stands for life, vitality, strength, and physical nature of all things. This themed area will include a climbing and exercising component, percussion instruments, and animal pictures and elements. The subject of Health will also be a focus of this room. See these curriculum sections for ideas related to this room: Mindfulness and Fun, and Interconnectedness and Our Relationship to All Things. See also: Health

 

The primary subject for the Red Room is Health, so any toys, tools, and/or learning aids related to exercise, playing sports, and/or nutrition would fit well in this room. Cost and investment will depend on your budget and choices and can/should include all ages.

Open:Close Open/Close Practice
Cost: $24 (link to buy)
Why: Exercise fine motor skills
Age: 3 and up
Active PlayLink to Source Site Active Play Toys
Cost: $7-$500
Why: Exercise fine motor skills
Age: Depends on item – ranges from 2 and up
 Farming ToysLink to Source Site Farming Toys
Cost: $3-$600
Why: To expose children to where our food comes from, promoting connectedness.
Age: Depends on item – ranges from 3 and up
And Jennifer Zhou (Web Designer) helped create all these images for what will be organized sections on the Learning Tools and Toys page. Learning Play Tools (Includes Montessori)
Cost: $1-$1330
Why: An assortment of educational toys/tools, including authentic Montessori material that are self-correcting, require little adult intervention, and are self-directed. Most authentic materials are within the subjects of sensory and math.
Age: Depends on item (typically 3-6)
Push Cart Push Cart
Cost: $55 (link to buy)
Why: Great as balancing, standing, and walking aid. Learning through play by allowing a child to mimic parents (i.e., shopping at a grocery store).

Square Platform Trestle

Square Platform Trestle
Cost: $299 (link to buy)
Why: Serves as a component to creating obstacle courses, which contributes to creativity and development of motor skills through balance, climbing, and jumping. When done in groups, obstacle courses promote taking turns, negotiation, planning, and leadership.
Kitchen Kitchen
Cost: $126.79 (link to buy)
Why: Learning through play by allowing a child to mimic parents (i.e., cooking in the kitchen). Also promotes organization and motor and social skills.
Wooden Kitchen Wooden Kitchen
Cost: $129.99 (link to buy)
Why: Learning through play by allowing a child to mimic parents (i.e., cooking in the kitchen). Also promotes organization and motor and social skills.
Cost/investment will depend on your budget
Why: Could be a good option to include for older students training for specific sports. Trampolines, exercise balls, and other easy to use equipment can be good for all ages.

 

ORANGE ROOM

The orange room represents emotional growth and development. It is about understanding and exploring our feelings and responses to experiences and each other. It is also about learning to express feelings through language, art, and dance. The subject of English will also be a focus of this room. See these curriculum sections for ideas related to this room: Diversity, Differences, and Similarities, and Communication and Language Skills. See also: English

 

The primary subject for the Orange Room is English, so any toys, tools, and/or learning aids related to learning languages, reading, spelling, etc. would fit well in this room. Cost and investment will depend on your budget and choices and can/should include all ages.
ReadingLink to Source Site Reading
Cost: $5-$65
Why: An assortment of tools to promote exploration through reading.
Age: Depends on item (ranges from 2 and up)
LanguageLink to Source Site Language
Cost: $8-$50
Why: An assortment of tools to promote exploration through language.
Finger Painting Finger Painting
Cost: $20 (link to buy)
Why: Allows child to explore art in a very connected fashion, touch goes into the creation.
Sandpaper Letters Sandpaper Letters
Cost:$48.99 (link to buy)
Why: Adds tactile sense to help child learn the alphabet.
Magnetic Numbers, Magnetic Letters, Magnetic Words Magnetic Letters, Magnetic Numbers, Magnetic Words
Cost: $19.97, $9.96, $24.95 (link to buy)
Why: Tangible, magnetic letters promote learning the alphabet by using multiple sensory modalities.

Colored Pen Set for Dry Erase Board

Dry Erase Board (2×3 ft): $47
Cost: Magnetic Dry Erase Board(2x3ft): $154 (link to buy)
Why: Allows children to explore their creativity. Also promotes thinking out loud and group problem solving using the board as a thinking pad.
PuppetLink to Source Site Puppets
Cost: $8.95 – over $100
Why: Promotes imagination, self-expression, and vocalization.

 

YELLOW ROOM

The yellow room is about peaceful leadership, sharing, self esteem, respect for others, self-control, self-discipline, calmness, and initiative. This room will contain collaborative and cooperative tools, toys, and games. The subject of Math will also be a focus of this room. See these curriculum sections for ideas related to this room: Knowledge and WisdomCollaboration and Cooperation, and Sharing, Giving, and Receiving, and Honesty and Integrity. See also: Math

 

The primary subject for the Yellow Room is Math, so any toys, tools, and/or learning aids related to learning numbers and all aspects of mathematics would fit well in this room. Cost and investment will depend on your budget and choices and can/should include all ages.
Science Technology Engineering and MathLink to Source Site Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)
Cost: $7-$400
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Logic:StemLink to Source Site Logic/STEM
Cost: $8-$50
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Age: Depends on item(ranges from 3 and up)
And Jennifer Zhou (Web Designer) helped create all these images for what will be organized sections on the Learning Tools and Toys page. Learning Play Tools (Includes Montessori)
Cost: $1-$1330
Why: An assortment of educational toys/tools, including authentic Montessori materials that are self-correcting, require little adult intervention, and are self-directed. Most authentic materials are within the subjects of sensory and math.
Age: Depends on item (typically 3-6)
Abacus Abacus
Cost: $13.33 (link to buy)
Why: Initially used to develop fine motor skills, then to count and ultimately as a calculating tool for development of mathematical skills.
Age: 3 and up
Blank White Dice Blank White Dice
Cost: $0.26 to $8.45 depending on size and number of sides. $13.99 for industrial sharpies (12 pack) (link to buy)
Why: Can be used across subjects for creating games and other mathematical activities.
Age: Great for ages 4 and up.

Multicolor and Denomination Dice

Multicolor and Denomination Dice
Cost: $2.99 (link to buy)
Why: Can be used across subjects, from creating games to mathematical activities.
Age: Great for ages 4 and up.
Wood Brain-Bending PuzzleLink to Source Site Wooden Brain-Bending Puzzles
Cost: $11.59
Why: Puzzles like these develop, sharpen, and foster problem solving skills and promote patience and ingenuity.
Tools Tools
Cost: $36 (link to buy)
Why: Learning through play by allowing a child to mimic parents (i.e., fixing something broken or creating something useful). Also develops motor skills.
Traditional Legos Traditional Legos
Cost: $3-$500 (link to buy)
Why: Legos aid in the development of motor skills, as well as promote lateral thinking, learning how to following instructions, problem-solving, organizational skills, creativity, and the ability to construct.
Wooden Legos Wooden Legos (Natural)
Cost: $22.80-$42.90 (link to buy)
Why: Legos aid in the development of motor skills, as well as promote lateral thinking, learning how to following instructions, problem-solving, organizational skills, creativity, and the ability to construct.
Wooden Blocks Wooden Block
Cost: $48-$220 (link to buy)
Why: Promotes imagination, creativity, general understanding of the physical world and its limitations, and helps develop problem solving and reasoning skills.
Drafting Kits Drafting Kits
Cost: $40.78 (link to buy)
Why: Helps kids learn about a career in architecture and engineering. Applies mathematical skills, creativity, focus, and an understanding of the physical world.
Marble Run Marble Run
Cost: $49.99 (link to buy)
Why: Allows child to explore the laws of the physical world and use creative problem solving to manipulate the physical world to make marble take the route of interest.
Geoboard Geoboard
Cost: $31.50 (link to buy)
Why: Helps children develop and refine fine motor skills and explore creatively.

 

GREEN ROOM

The green room is about nature, ecological systems, and our interaction and connection with both. It is also about our connections to one another as parts of the human ecological system, and how these systems are interdependent. The subject of Science will also be a focus of this room. See these curriculum sections for ideas related to this room: Interconnectedness and Our Relationship to All Things and Love, Connection, and Compassion. See also: Science

 

The primary subject for the Green Room is Science, so any toys, tools, and/or learning aids related to learning about the sciences would fit well in this room. Cost and investment will depend on your budget and choices and can/should include all ages.
Easel Easel
Cost: $165.78, $119.99 (link to buy)
Why: Allows children to explore their creative side through art using chalk and markers. Also promotes thinking out loud and group problem solving using the board as a thinking pad.
Age: 3 and up
Science Technology Engineering and MathLink to Source Site  Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)
Cost:$7-$400
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Logic:StemLink to Source Site Logic/STEM
Cost: $8-$50
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Age: Depends on item (ranges from 3 and up)
ScienceLink to Source Site Science
Cost: $5-$300
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of science.
Age: Depends on item (ranges from 2 and up)
Microscope Microscope
Cost: $179-$269 (link to buy)
Why: Makes the unseen world accessible, allowing children to think beyond what is readily visible. Promotes exploration and satisfies curiosity.
Spring Scales Spring Scale
Cost: $48, $15.90 (link to buy)
Why: Provides a hands-on way to assess an important element of the physical world. Can be used to show how two very different things can be equal in weight, but differ in size. Shows how the physical world can be measured using springs.
Two Pan Scale Balance Two Pan Scale Balance
Cost: $45 (link to buy)
Why: Provides a hands-on way to assess an important element of the physical world. Can be used to show how two very different things can be equal in weight, but differ in size. Can be used for cooking, to show equivalence, and science experiments.
TOOB Animals TOOB Animals
Cost: $13.03 (link to buy)
Magna Morphs Magna Morphs
Cost: $14.99 (link to buy)
Why: Allows child to creatively explore millions of combinations that can be made by mixing and matching legs, wings, heads, tails and bodies of different animals. Promotes thinking beyond the tangible observations.
Bloco Toy Bloco Toys
Cost: $10-$55 (link to buy)
Why: Helps child create toys they can use in imaginative play. Exercises the skill to follow directions.
Physics Set Physics Set
Cost: $99-$129 (link to buy)
Why: An assortment of experiments to promote fun exploration of science.
Magnets Magnets
Cost: $13.99, $38.93, $16.99 (link to buy)
Why: Exercises skills in math, science, creative thinking, and coordination skills. Playing with magnets is open-ended, with endless manipulations.

 

BLUE ROOM

The blue room stands for communication, empathy, feelings, and the ability to express oneself. This room (along with the indigo room) will contain computers, tablets, and other technology for accessing the internet and multi-media creation. Learning aids and books in this room will focus on communication and multi-media expression. The subject of Technology and Innovation will also be a focus of this room. See these curriculum sections for ideas related to this room: Communication and Language Skills and Community, Family, and Social Skills. See also: Technology and Innovation

 

The primary subject for the Blue Room is Technology and Innovation, so any toys, tools, and/or learning aids related to computers, software, lateral/creative thinking, and complex problem solving would fit well in this room. Cost and investment will depend on your budget and choices and can/should include all ages.
Erector Set Erector Set
Cost: $32-$400 (link to buy)
Why: Erector set aids in the development of motor skills, as well as promote lateral thinking, learning how to following instructions, problem-solving, organizational skills, creativity, ability to construct, and an understanding of the the physical world.
Age: 10 and up
Lincoln Log Lincoln Logs
Cost: $19.99-$109.99 (link to buy)
Why: Promotes spatial awareness, helps child learn how to follow written instructions, and allows child to practice problem-solving skills.
Age: 3 and up
Creative ActivitiesLink to Source Site Creative Activities
Cost: $4-$130
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of art and creativity.
Age: Depends
Technology and EngineeringLink to Source Site Technology & Engineering
Cost: $10-$330
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Age: Depends

Building BlockLink to Source Site

Building Blocks
Cost: $7-$400
Why: Promotes imagination, creativity, general understanding of the physical world and its limitations, and helps develop problem solving and reasoning skills.
Age: Depends
Science Technology Engineering and MathLink to Source Site Science Technology Engineering
Cost: $7-$40
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Logic:StemLink to Source Site Logic/STEM
Cost: $8-$50
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Age: Depends

 

INDIGO ROOM

The indigo room represents global and historical perspectives and celebrating diversity. This room (like the blue room) will contain computers, tablets, and other technology for accessing the internet. Learning aids and books in this room will focus on history and different cultures and cultural practices. The subject of Social Science will also be a focus of this room. See these curriculum sections for ideas related to this room: Contribution, Global Perspective, and Social ScienceDiversity, Differences, and Similarities, and Freedom and Celebrating Other Perspectives. See also: Social Science

 

The primary subject for the Indigo Room is Social Science, so any toys, tools, and/or learning aids related to learning about politics, history, culture, and geography would fit well in this room. Cost and investment will depend on your budget and choices and can/should include all ages.
Easel Easel
Cost: $165.78, $119.99 (link to buy)
Why: Allows children to explore their creative side through art using chalk and markers. Also promotes thinking out loud and group problem solving using the board as a thinking pad.
Age: 3 and up
Map of the World Floor PuzzleLink to Source Site Map of the World Floor Puzzle
$14.95
This is a large 24″ x 36″ floor puzzle of the world.
3 and up
Map of USA Map of the USA
Cost: $11.95 (link to buy)
Why: A puzzle that gives children a geography lesson of the USA and includes national landmarks.
Age: 4 and up
State the Picture Board Game State the Picture – Board Game
Cost: $19.95 (link to buy)
Why: Geography games that teaches about the 50 states. Includes creativity, drawing skills, memorization and imagination.
Age: 8 and up
Explore the World Board Game Explore the World – Board Game
Cost: $18.95 (link to buy)
Why: Interactive game of country facts, traditions, and geography. exciting travel, trivia and activity.
Age: 7 and up
Globe Globe
Cost: $69.50 (link to buy)
Why: Visual learning aid for global understandings with images of people, landmarks, animals, and more.
Age: 5 and up
Social SciencesLink to Source Sites Social Sciences
Cost: $6-$40
Why: An assortment of toys and tools to promote fun exploration of the social sciences (history and geography).
Age: Depends on item (ranges from 3 and up)

 

VIOLET ROOM

The violet room represents imagination, self-expression, and personal enrichment. Learning aids in this area will include a stage, costumes, and props. Books in this area will revolve around theater, arts, music, different trade skills, and self development. The subjects of Arts/Music and Trades and Values will also be a focus of this room. See these curriculum sections for ideas related to this room:  Mindfulness and Fun and Collaboration and Cooperation. See also: Arts/Music and Trades and Values

 

One of the primary subjects for the Violet Room is Arts/Music, so any toys, tools, and/or learning aids related to learning about music and instruments would fit well in this room. Cost and investment will depend on your budget and choices and can/should include all ages.
The other primary subject for the Violet Room is Trades, so any toys, tools, and/or learning aids related to learning about trades and professions would fit well in this room. Cost and investment will depend on your budget and choices and can/should include all ages.
Easel Easel
Cost: $165.78, $119.99 (link to buy)
Why: Allows children to explore their creative side through art using chalk and markers. Also promotes thinking out loud and group problem solving using the board as a thinking pad.
Age: 3 and up
Finger Painting Finger Painting
Cost: $20 (link to buy)
Why: Allows child to explore art in a very connected fashion, touch goes into the creation.
Age: All ages
Instrument With Green Tones Instruments for kids
Cost: $44 (link to buy)
Why: An assortment of musical tools to explore sounds and create rhythm.
Age: 3 and up
Costumes Costumes
Cost: $25-$55 (link to buy)
Why: Expands imagination. Can be used for dress-up and pretend play.
Colored Silk Squares of Different Colored Silks
Cost: 35×35 inches $14.95 (link to buy)
Why: Promotes imagination. Can be used for dress-up and pretend play.
Modeling ClayLink to Source Site Modeling Clay
Cost: 16 oz is $1.94
Why: Promotes self-expression and creates a connection between tactile and visual senses.
Colored Pen Set for Dry Erase Board Colored Pen Set for Dry Erase Board
Cost: $17.47 (link to buy)

 

TOYS AND TOOLS FOR ALL

Here is a list of tools, toys, and learning aids we feel have the broadest application. Almost all of these are included above also. This simplified list is provided in order to reference many of the alternative-educational sources for the ideas and to share those items that have demonstrated to be most useful during Jae’s experience homeschooling with his own son.

CLASSROOM LEARNING TOOLS
  • Dice for everything (math, reading, spelling, storytelling, colors, fractions, drawing, and dice that can be written on for whatever)
  • Simple and basic instruments (anything works) plus use of our body (hands, fingers, feet, voice) (Idea source was Orff Schulwerk)
  • Child-size and age appropriate versions of building tools and other daily life implements (Idea source was Montessori)
  • Natural objects as toys – stones, feathers, branches, earth, sand, leaves, pinecones, etc. (Idea source was Waldorf)
  • Open Ended/Gender Neutral Toy: Push Cart, Play Stand/Trestles, (submit ideas) (Idea source was Waldorf)
  • Dress-up clothes/costumes near a mirror (see Ultimate Classroom design). (Idea source was Waldorf)
  • Sandpaper Letters as a tactile way to enjoy introducing sounds of letters. (Idea source was Montessori)
  • Microscopes always available for open use to explore anything children want (Idea source was Reggio)
  • Modeling clay always available to present key ideas and processes (Idea source was Study Tech)
  • Open Ended/Gender Neutral Toy: Squares of different colored silk (Idea source was Waldorf)
  • Wooden brain-bending puzzles with solutions always available (we have over 100 of these)
  • Caretaking of animals inside or outside the classroom (Idea source was Multi-Intelligence)
  • Magnetic words, letters, and numbers for reading, writing, and math
  • Legos – TONS! Also legos with letters, words, time, money, etc.
  • Enough wooden and bamboo building blocks for a whole class
  • Drafting set of drawing guides, pencils, tools and templates
  • Spring scale and balance scale with standard weights
  • Small plastic animals with names on them (100’s)
  • Morphs Interchangeable Animals (complete set)
  • Dry erase board and complete set of colored pens
  • Blocko foam creation toys (complete set)
  • Marble run gravity creation sets (x4)
  • Plastic/Wood Food & Cooking Stuff
  • Puppets (two full bins of them)
  • Physics sets good for all ages
  • Anything from ThinkFun
  • Magnets (100’s)
  • Geoboards
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INDIVIDUAL LEARNING TOOLS
  • Specifically focusing on the senses as a tool connecting self with world. (Idea source was Montessori)
  • Every child has access to an iPad or other learning tablet for:
    • Journal to record learnings after each lesson (Idea source was Waldorf)
    • Camera to document life and learnings (Idea source was Reggio)
    • Learning games specific to each subject
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SUMMARY

teaching tools, teaching toys, learning tools, learning toys, educational toys, educational tools, toys to learn with, toys to grow with, math toys, science toys, social sciences toys, classroom toys, classroom tools, english toys, art toys, music toys, health toys, writing toys, reading toys, reading toolsThis page will develop indefinitely as an open source and globally collaborative archive and source of information regarding the best teaching and learning tools and toys we can find and incorporate into the Education for Life Program. These tools and toys are meant to be used to teach and learn the Curriculum for Life by combining them both with the Teaching Strategies for Life to create endless “Lesson Plans for Life.” Our goal with this system and site is to grow and evolve what we feel will be the most comprehensive, effective, and diversely applicable free-education program and resource archive in the world.

 

FREQUENTLY ANSWERED QUESTIONS

Q: What are your criteria for teaching tools and toy selection?

  1. Effective
  2. Diversely applicable
  3. Stimulating for the imagination

Q: How do I submit and idea or resource for this list?

Use our Suggestions Page.

Q: Will you be developing beyond what I see on this page now?

Yes, we will eventually develop this page to include links to suggestions for implementation as well as videos of the various tools and toys being used by the children in the Education for Life Program at One Community.

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OPEN SOURCE TEACHING METHODOLOGY SUMMARIES

Montessori | Waldorf | Orff | Reggio | Multi-Intelligence | Bloom's Taxonomy | Study Tech | I-WE

 

INDEX OF ALL THE ONE COMMUNITY OPEN SOURCE LESSON PLANS
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