Design & Drill by Educational Insights
The Design and Drill line of toys bring so much enjoyment and learning value to a child’s playtime that is a pleasure to recommend them. There is a wide variety of options available that makes it easy to find one to appeal to your child’s interest. The Design & Drill Activity Center demonstrates its value as the winner of eleven prestigious awards. This and the other Design & Drill toy sets serve to power up your child’s imagination while building hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. The activities help a child explore early childhoold learning concepts including patterning, matching, and counting. using their own original designs or the colorful easy-to-follow activity cards provided. These are great toys for Children with Special Needs, and the activities incorporate S.T.E.M. principles, adding even more learning value.
Components vary from set to set but include combinations of some the following…a reversible power drill, a screwdriver, 3 drill bits (Phillips, socket, flathead), and a combination wrench for tiny hands, and chunky, colored plastic bolts. The components are built tough to hold up to use by active children three years and older. Drills are sold separately for other members of the family or if a replacement is eventually needed. Awards for the Activity Center include: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award 2003, National Association of Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) 2003, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award 2004, “Learning Magazine 2004 Teachers’ Choice Award – For the Family“, and U.K.’s Good Toy Guide 2007 Best Toy Awards – Gold.
Design & Drill Kits are available at Special Needs Toys Online store.