Best Educational Products: Lakeshore Learning Materials

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
2148 Polaris Pkwy., Polaris, 614-846-1710,

Who said learning was all work and no play? Certainly no one who has ever stepped foot in Lakeshore Learning Materials. Whether you're a teacher or parent, this educational superstore has everything for the little inquisitive minds in your life.

With thousands of curriculum-based products for infants through age 6, Lakeshore offers fun ways to help kids learn about reading, math, music, science, art and play. From specialized literacy-activity boxes, bilingual integration cards and volcano kits to dress-up clothes, painting easels and storytelling puppets, there are millions of ways to make your classroom, or home, a place that sparks a lifelong love of learning.

Runners-up: United Art & Education, Star Beacon Products