Gift Ideas for Mini Artists and Scientists 🎁
There are just over 2 weeks until Christmas, but you might still have some space left under the tree for the little people in your life. Perhaps they like science? Drawing? Books? Animals? We’re lucky enough not only to be working on some awesome kids’ tech, but also to work next to the wonderful Flying Eye Books – we’ve got you covered!
1. Careful what you wish for, Morris!
One of our favourites from our sister company this year has been their festive picture book, ‘Morris Wants More’ (What do you mean, ‘that character looks familiar’?). The bold illustrations are perfect for younger readers, the words are funny and wonderfully rhythmical – we love this twist on the traditional ’12 Days of Christmas’.
2. Walking through a Winter Wonderland in Artie’s World…
Our dot-to-dot drawing app just turned 1 – hooray! Artie’s World allows kids to explore different habitats from all over the world. Then, little explorers will learn to recognise the animals by drawing them, learning their spelling, and interacting with them. Perfect for younger children who are developing their fine motor skills, Artie is (in our opinion) the cutest companion to learning how simple shapes make up the world…
3. You can learn a lot in ‘One Day’
The ‘One Day On Our Blue Planet’ series is one of our absolute favourites from the Flying Eye Books roster, and ‘In the Antarctic’ was made for this time of year. You can read our full book review here, but here’s a short excerpt to give you an idea – ‘We dived right into the wintry wonderland of the Antarctic, following this baby penguin as she frolics with family, feathered and fishy friends, searches for food and escapes the predators that lurk in the freezing southern seas!’
4. Family (screen) time!
We couldn’t resist including our earlier release this year too – it was such fun to create and we’re all still debating who was best at each mini game… Galactic Genius with Astro Cat is our second app featuring the smartest cat in the alley, and it’s ideal for those pauses throughout Christmas Day while the kids are waiting for dinner, or in quiet moments in the afternoon. 300 levels across 6 mini games should keep little geniuses busy!
These are just a few of our favourites this year, and we hope they inspire you to put a creative or scientific spin on the kids’ indoor entertainment this winter… Happy Christmas!