30 Fun and Educational Gifts for Homeschool Kids

When it comes to gift-giving, practical gifts are often appreciated. Homeschooling families, in particular, will appreciate the thought of choosing gifts that are geared toward learning or that simply make the homeschool day a bit easier.

Gifts for Homeschool Kids

From microscope to musical instruments, this list of gift ideas for homeschool kids cover a variety of items that both the kids and parents will love. Keep reading below to find the perfect gift for the homeschooling child in your life.

Best Educational Gifts for Homeschooling Kids

1. Echo Dot with Smart Plug

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Amazon’s Echo devices featuring Alexa offer a number of tools for busy homeschoolers. Use timers, routines, and schedules to add structure to your day. Look up information and enjoy plenty of learning apps on the device, as well.

2. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Break Open 10 Geodes Kit

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Break Open 10 Premium Geodes - Includes Goggles and Display Stands - Great STEM Science Kit, Geology Gift for Kids, Geodes Rocks Break Your Own, Toys for Boys and Girls

Learn more about geology with this geodes kit that allows you to break open geodes. 

3. Shifu Orboot (App Based): Augmented Reality Interactive Globe For Kids

PlayShifu Educational Globe for Kids - Orboot Earth (Globe + App) Interactive AR World Globe | 400 Wonders, 1000+ Facts | STEM Toy Gifts for Kids 4-10 Years | No Borders, No Names on Orboot Globe

Use this smart globe to get an inside peek at worldly experiences just by using your smartphone. 

4. Light Up Terrarium Kit

Light-Up Terrarium Kit for Kids (Old Version)

Learners can enjoy learning about plant life with this light up terrarium kit.  

5. Beginner’s Microscope

AmScope 120X-1200X 52-pcs Kids Beginner Microscope STEM Kit with Metal Body Microscope, Plastic Slides, LED Light and Carrying Box (M30-ABS-KT2-W),White

Get a closer look – literally. This powerful but easy to use microscope will be well-loved for all types of different homeschool science studies.  

6. Plugo Slingshot Catapult Kit

Plugo Slingshot by PlayShifu - Fun Catapult Kit | 5-10 Years Educational STEM Toy | Interactive AR Games | Learning Toys for Boys & Girls Gift (App Based)

Kids can get learn some hands-on physics principles with this fun catapult kit

7. Giantmicrobes Themed Box – Sick Day

GIANTmicrobes Sick Day Themed Gift Box – Learn about these common germs with this 5 piece Box Set of 3' Keychains, Uniquely Educational Gift for Families, Pediatricians, Teachers and Students

These educational plush toys show the structures of different microbes that cause the common cold, cough, ear ache, sore throat, and cavity in fun and colorful ways.  

8. Table Top Robot

4M 5576 Table Top Robot - DIY Robotics Stem Toys, Engineering Edge Detector Gift for Kids & Teens, Boys & Girls (Packaging May Vary)

Learners can experiment with coding and electronics with this cool table top robot

9. Beginner’s Telescope with Phone Adapter

Telescope, Telescopes for Adults, Telescope for Kids Beginners 70mm Aperture 400mm AZ Mount, Fully Multi-Coated Optics, Astronomy Refractor with Tripod, Phone Adapter, Backpack

Look to the heavens with this beginners telescope with a phone adapter that helps you navigate. 

10. Magnetic Science Kit

hand2mind Magnetic Science Kit for Kids 8-12, Kids Science Kit with Fact-Filled Guide, Make Magnets Float and Build a Compass, STEM Toys, 9 Science Experiments

Learn about magnetism with this fun science kit.  

11. STEM Physics Science Kit

Teenii STEM Electricity & Magnetism Kit - Electromagnetism Experiments for Kids Age 8-16

Your kids will learn the basics of circuits and magnetism with this science kit.  

12. 3D Printer

3D Printer with Heated Bed for Home Use 2.8' Touch Screen Filament Sensor Open Source Marlin2.0 Semi-Assemble DIY 3D Printer Kit 220x220x250mm XVICO X3S

This 3D printer is relatively inexpensive compared to professional models and is perfect for beginners. 

13. 2020 World Book Encyclopedia

The World Book Encyclopedia 2020 – Hardcover - 22 Volume Set - Over 17,000 Articles

While it’s definitely a larger investment than the other gifts featured here, the latest set of World Book Encyclopedias is a classic. The set features over 17,000 articles and would make a great addition to any homeschool library. 

14. World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021

Get the latest fun facts and world themes with the latest World Almanac

15. Osmo – Genius Starter Kit for Fire Tablet + Family Game Night

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With 7 educational games in one, the Osmo Genius Starter Kit makes a great gift for a homeschooling family.  

16. Natural Wood Percussion Instruments Toy for Kids

Ehome Musical Instruments for Toddlers 1-3, Wooden Percussion Kids Instruments, Musical Toys for Kids, Baby Musical Instruments for Boys Girls Birthday Gifts with Storage Bag

Spark a love of music with this beautiful starter set of different classic instruments.   

17. Kids Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones with Microphone

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A lot of homeschooling families will tell you that we go through headphones like water. Well-made headphones are always appreciated! 

18. Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet

Fire HD 8 Kids tablet, 8' HD display, ages 3-7, 32 GB, includes a 1-year subscription to Amazon Kids+ content, Blue Kid-Proof Case, (2020 release)

The Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet offers a ton of apps for homeschoolers. 

19. 145 Piece Wood Art Set

145 Piece Deluxe Art Set with 2 x 50 Sheet Drawing Pad, Art Supplies Wooden Art Box, Drawing Painting Kit with Crayons, Oil Pastels, Colored Pencils, Creative Gift Box for Adults Artist Beginners

This beautiful set of classic art supplies has everything needed to create artwork – all contained in a sturdy wooden case. 

20. Endless Creativity Art Set

FUNZBO Arts and Crafts Supplies for - Kids Age 4-8, 4-6, 8-12 with Glitter Glue Stick, Pipe Cleaners Craft & Craft Tools, DIY School Supplies Kit, Girls Toys

This art set contains craftier supplies to create new and different types of pieces. 

21. LapGear Designer Lap Desk with Phone Holder and Device Ledge

LAPGEAR Designer Lap Desk with Phone Holder and Device Ledge - Gray Damask - Fits up to 15.6 Inch Laptops - Style No. 45424

Learners can work comfortably with this smartly designed lap desk.  

22. Snap Circuits Electronic Exploration Kit

Snap Circuits Pro SC-500 Electronics Exploration Kit | Over 500 Projects Full Color Project Manual 73 + Parts STEM Educational Toy for Kids 8

Understand how electricity works and make your own creations easily with Snap Circuits

23. Learn to Juggle Kit

Juggling for the Complete Klutz 5.5' Length x 2.5' Width x 8.5' Height, Red, White

Learn a fun new performing arts skill with this fun juggling kit from Klutz. 

24. Dress Up Trunk for Ages 3-7

Born Toys Dress Up & Pretend Play Kids Costumes Set Ages 3-7, Washable Kids Dress Up Clothes for Play

Featuring 3 versatile costumes, little learners can have fun with pretend play as they dress up with this costume set.  

25. Mobile Two Sided White Board

VIZ-PRO Double-Sided Magnetic Mobile Whiteboard, 48 x 36 Inches, Aluminium Frame and Stand

This large white board makes it easy to share information with homeschool learners. 

26. Educational Magazine Subscriptions

National Geographic Kids
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Titles like National Geographic, Zoobooks, and more are fun and educational. Your kids will look forward to getting these magazines in the mail every month!

27. Laminated Alphabet, Sight Words, and Phonics Flash Cards for PreK-Kindergarten

Think2Master Premium 186 Laminated Alphabet, Sight Words & Phonics Flash Cards for Pre K & Kindergarten. (Bonus: 2 Dry Erase Markers, 5 Rings). Learn to Read, Write, Count, Add & Subtract Numbers.

These sight words and phonics flashcards are flexible and let littles practice handwriting with the included dry erase pens. 

28. Field Trip Diary for Homeschoolers

Field Trips Diary: A Writing Journal for Recording Your Homeschool Travel Adventures

Treasured memories can be recorded in one place with this beautiful field trip diary designed specifically for homeschoolers. 

29. Cursive Handwriting Workbook

Cursive Handwriting Workbook For Kids: Cursive for beginners workbook. Cursive letter tracing book. Cursive writing practice book to learn writing in cursive

Keep those cursive handwriting skills on point with this handwriting workbook.

30. Infinity Cube Fidget Toy

Infinity Cube Sensory Fidget Toy, EDC Fidgeting Game for Kids and Adults, Cool Mini Gadget Best for Stress and Anxiety Relief and Kill Time, Unique Idea That is Light on The Fingers and Hands

Learners can wind down with this complex infinity cube fidget toy


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