Toys That Are Educational and Fun

These finds at metro Detroit stores have just the right amount of both, making them ideal picks for your little one


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1. Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe, $13, at The Book Beat, Lincoln Shopping Center, 26010 Greenfield Rd., Oak Park; 248-968-1190; thebookbeat.com
2. Lego Duplo Number Train kit, $20, at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 396 John R Rd., Troy; barnesandnoble.com
3. Playforever Car, $42, at Scout, 508 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak; 248-548-1065; scoutroyaloak.com 
4. Wood recorder, $9, at Rail and Anchor, 502 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak; 248-397-8985; railandanchor.com
5. 4M Recycled Paper Beads Kit, $10, at Barnes and Noble Booksellers 
6. Doodling Robot, $17, at Barnes and Noble Booksellers 
7. music box $26, at Rail and Anchor
8. Constellation Blocks, $21, at Scout
9. Zodiac Blocks, $26, at Scout
10. Twoolies stuffed lion, $42, at Scout
11. Big Bear, prices vary, at vermontteddybear.com

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