Editor’s Picks for July 2021

Here's what we're loving for you and your family this month
Pop2play Rainbow Slide

WowWee Pop 2 Play

WowWee Pop 2 Play

Your child can zip down a rainbow slide, drive a race car or become a chef virtually anywhere. Easy to assemble and to store, these pop-up playsets are made from durable cardboard that can hold up to 50 pounds. $25-$40, ages 2+, wowwee.com

Battery Operated Steaming Train

Brio Battery-Operated Steaming Train

Brio Battery-Operated Steaming Train

Upgrade your child’s train table with an engine that looks like it’s steaming as it chugs along the tracks. The safe-to-touch steam effect uses water to create a cool vapor. $40, ages 3+, amazon.com

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SimplyFun Shore Seekers

SimplyFun Shore Seekers

This educational board game features a turtle migration theme to help engage kids across numerous math concepts, from addition to early multiplication. Ideal for grades 1 and 2, each game takes about 30 minutes to play and can be modified for children with disabilities. $36, ages 7+, simplyfun.com

Smart Games

SmartGames IQ Circuit

SmartGames IQ Circuit

Multiple levels of brainteasing fun packed in a portable travel case! Players are tested to fit all of the double-sided black and gold pieces into a grid to create circuits. $11, ages 8+, fatbraintoys.com

Playmobile Large City Zoo

Playmobile Large City Zoo

Playmobil Large City Zoo

Take an imaginative adventure to the zoo and visit giraffes, penguins and more. This 213-piece set includes all of the accessories your child needs to replicate a day of family fun at the zoo. $70, ages 4+, playmobil.us

A2play Jigsaw Puzzle

A2Play Jigsaw Puzzle

A2Play Beginner Jigsaw Puzzle

This innovative 48-piece puzzle system includes a “treasure map” to help kids understand the stages and methods of puzzle building. Available in four colorful scenes, including rainforest and space. $17, ages 3-5 years, getsplashez.com

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John Deere Build-A-Buddy Value Bundle

John Deere Build-A-Buddy Value Bundle

Little hands will have a blast using the included screwdriver to take apart and put back together vehicle friends Johnny, Bonnie and Corey. The three-in-one set also comes with barn and farm animals for pretend play. $36, ages 3+, amazon.com

Elena Epstein is the director of the National Parenting Product Awards. For more product reviews, visit nappaawards.com.

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