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Save up to 58% on Toys for Learning With This Back to School Sale

With discounts on Osmo, National Geographic, Snap Circuits and more, you can grab a toy (or several) to make learning more fun and engaging.

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It's back-to-school season and that means a ton of educational items, including toys, are on sale. These educational toys are designed with exploration in mind to help children learn about science, math and other subjects in a fun and engaging way.

Amazon has toys discounted by up to 58% from Osmo, National Geographic, Snap Circuits and more. There are more than 80 toys on sale today. These offers end tonight.   

If you want to incorporate tech into your child's playtime, consider games from Osmo. The games require an Apple iPad or Amazon Fire tablet, but the idea is that children will interact with handheld pieces to learn about shapes, colors, letter formation, phonics and more while watching them come alive on the screen. The Little Genius starter kit is for ages 3 to 5 and is discounted by $40 today, bringing the price down to $80. There's also a Creative starter kit for ages 5 to 10 that focuses on drawing and word problems. It's 50% off, bringing the price to $35. 

The Smartivity Globe Explorer is a STEM learning toy designed for kids ages 8 and up that gives kids the opportunity to build their own globe, putting the wooden model together piece by piece and explore the concepts of geography, language, culture, art, trade and more along the way. There's even a free Globe Explorer app to allow kids to discover more about certain locations once it's assembled. It normally costs $53, but you can snag it for $28 right now.

For older kids, you can grab the Thames and Kosmos Physics Pro 2.0 science kit. It is designed for kids ages 10 and up, and it comes with 31 experiments to help pre-teens explore mechanical engineering though models and devices such as wind tunnels, hydraulic lifts and more. This $100 kit is marked down by 43% right now, bringing the price to $57. Through the experiments and models, kids will be introduced to advanced topics including fluid dynamics, energy, oscillation and pneumatics. 

There are lots of other options, too, including this Butterfly Garden kit for $30 that includes live caterpillars that you and your children can watch grow and transform into butterflies, this build-it-yourself interactive AI robot for $32, this Motors and Generators science kit for $18 and the 3D Ubongo geometric puzzle game for $25. Check out the entire sale selection at Amazon to find the perfect fit for your child's age and interests.