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An option for SEL learning is the Worry Stone Pals Sensory Wristband. Kids read character cards and express their traits.

Kristie Reeter and

News 12 Staff

Aug 23, 2023, 2:26 AM

Updated 246 days ago

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With school starting back up soon, toy review company The Toy Insider is pulling some toy options to make sure kids are ready to learn.
Toy experts say social emotional learning, or SEL, is a big topic right now in the toy industry.  One option for SEL learning in toys is the Worry Stone Pals Sensory Wristband. This interactive wristband for kids helps them read character cards and express their traits. 
Another big trend among the latest toys for kids is STEAM: science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Toy experts say the Trainbots: 1-in-1 Steam Maker Kit teaches kids about steam, literally!


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