One of our favorite animals to read about and visit when we go to the zoo is the elephants. World Elephant Day is on August 12. What better way to raise awareness of the importance of protecting these endangers animals, than by teaching kids a love for them early. As parents we want to take every opportunity we have to turn simple things into a teachable moment. When JDub asks for a stuffed animal or a new toy it usually sparks a discussion about something educational. Is the animal big or small, what color is it, what sound does it make, what is the ASL sign for it? Here are a few awesome products that can spark a learning moment with your little ones.
Perfect for little one’s whose love for elephants starts early! Made from food-grade, soft and stain resistant silicone. The built-in crumb catcher makes sure your baby’s clothes stay clean. It makes clean up easy, simply give it a quick rinse with hot soapy water or put it in the dishwasher for even easier cleanup. Marcus & Marcus baby bibs are molded from BPA-free, PVC-free and phthalate-free materials.
Designed to teach shapes, colors and logic, this awesome toy als introduces toddlers to one of the most interesting animals on the planet. The shape sorter is perfect for toddlers, while the brightly colored and numbered shapes are a great counting toy for pre-schoolers.
The adorable large stuffed elephant pillow with big ears design will support more sense of safety for children and open the curiosity for animals.This stuffed baby pillow’s coziness, warmth and comfort will make your little boy or girl feel safe, relaxed, and right at home. They will happy to take it everywhere with them and have a restful sleep or nap.
In this intimate account for preschool through elementary readers, find answers to questions such as: What do newborn elephants look like? How big are they? What threatens them in the wild? Do they bully each other? Are they stalked by lions? What happens if they don’t get enough food or water? Are they at risk of extinction?