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18 Rockin’ Toys that Start with R

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Last year, I started my series of posts on show and tell items from A to Z to help parents (like me) who were scrambling to find a show and tell item for their kids at the last minute. I included foods from A to Z, books for each letter of the alphabet, and toys for every letter as well. I decided to dive a little deeper and create move comprehensive lists for toys that start with each letter from A to Z – and here I am sharing the list of toys that start with the letter R!

Whether you’re looking for toys that start with R for show and tell, you’re a teacher who likes to have letter-themed toys for your alphabet lessons, or you’re looking for a gift that starts with R for a special reason (maybe you’re shopping for gifts that start with the same letter as your child’s name), this list is a great way to get started!

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Toys that Start With R

1. Robot

Kids are so into technology, I guarantee they will have a blast playing with their own robot friend. This robot is very easy to use. Not only does it have a remote with simple commands, but the robot even understands some hand gestures, such as stop, move forward and backup. Your child can program this robot up to 50 actions to do at one time. 

2. Race Car Track

This race track is perfect for anyone age 3 and up, even adults. This track is made with electric cars that have metal brushes on the bottom which keeps them attached to the track. The remotes control how fast the cars go, and two cars can race at a time. The cars have the option to have a speed boost, but be careful not to boost at the wrong time, or your car may fly off the track and you lose. A very exciting addition to any game room.

3. Rocket Toy

Encourage outdoor play and exercise with this Stomp Rocket. No batteries required and this toy comes with 8 foam rockets, so multiple kids or adults can play along. See who can launch their rocket the highest or the furthest. You can adjust the angles to make the rocket go in whichever direction that you choose. Very fun and safe for anyone to use.

4. Ring Toss

Bring the family and/or friends together with a fun game of ring toss. This can be played indoors or outdoors. The set includes the wooden base that has 5 target poles, each with a different score. The object of the game it to toss your rings and land them around the poles with the highest amount of points. This game teaches hand eye coordination and precision of aim. Great for any party, backyard fun or beach trip.

5. Radio 2-Way

Growing up, before I had a cell phone, I was allowed to use the two-way radio. It’s a kids version of a phone! And super fun! My kids love to play with their two-way radios. This is a three pack and in a neighborhood, these radios can reach each other from a mile away. Further if you are to go hiking in the mountains. Two-way radios are always a great idea to keep around, not just for fun, but safety reasons. You never know when towers will go out, and these radios also have multiple weather stations that they can connect to, and long-lasting rechargeable batteries.

6. Roller Skates

Let me just say, roller skating is one of the top voted activities by my kids. Classic fun that has never gone out of style. Great for exercise, even better for a good time. I would suggest elbow and knee pads, just in case, but even without them, these kids do not stop or give up when it comes to skating. If you don’t have pavement for them, go to a skating rink. Cheap fun and priceless memories. I guarantee the whole family will have a blast.

7. Ride On Car

Kids constantly are looking for ways to be more like their parents. What better way than to give them their very own ride on car? Not to worry, if you aren’t quite ready to let them venture out without your 100% protection just yet, this model of toy vehicle is designed where you can operate it from where you stand, and your child can simply ride. However, when you feel comfortable to let them drive on their own, switch the mode to manual. They can hook up their favorite music or story time to the bluetooth or USB port. 

8. Road Mat

For the smaller toy cars, this carpet, non slip road mat is great for indoor fun. Your little ones can gather up their favorite match box cars and ride around the city. This mat is large enough for multiple children to play.

We have a similar play mat with a farm scene, and this brand is amazing quality. Hypoallergenic and non-toxic too! A perfect addition for any home, church or school classroom.

9. Railroad track

This wooden railroad track is an awesome way for you child to show how creative they can be. Allow them to build their own railway with loops and a bridge. This set not only comes with a freight train, but also a three car passenger train to educate the children that trains aren’t just used to transport goods, but also people. Three figures also come included in this set. Also, this railroad is compatible with other popular wooden tracks and magnetic cars, so expanding is possible. 

10. Remote Control Car

It seems that every kid is so excited when they get a remote control car. The downside to most is the play time versus the charge time. With this remote control car, the charge time it only up to 1.5 hours instead of four hours. So they can play more through the day. Another awesome feature that this remote control car has is that it flips over and still can drive. This toy is not over priced making it a great choice.

11. Recycle Truck

Help teach your children the importance of recycling with this toy recycle truck. It comes with three different trash containers so you child can learn that different materials go into different containers. This toy is also made to be taken apart and comes with its own screwdriver. Not only does this toy teach about taking care of the environment, but it also helps with cognitive thinking.

12. Rescue Bots

Rescue Bots are super cool. Each toy is two toys in one. They are an action figure and a toy vehicle. In this 4 pack, there are four robots. Each robot turns into a rescue vehicle. One police car, one fire truck, one helicopter and one bulldozer. This it like a mixture of Paw Patrol and robots. No mission is impossible with this team. They come together and can tackle the most difficult tasks. 

13. Rainbow Lab

Help encourage early STEM learning with this Rainbow Lab. This is a fun and educational activity that is perfect for a school activity or at home. With this Rainbow Lab, children can make jelly like crystals and create their own rainbow in a tube. Let them experiment with scientific formulas to create the crystals and look through the rainbow glasses to see the enhanced colors. This kit also comes with a 24 page lab book that contains 12 experiments to keep the kids learning.

14. Rubik’s Cube

The rubiks cube is a classic brain teaser that takes skill to match the colors on each side of the cube. This pack includes four different levels of the rubik’s cube. The rubiks edge where you only have 2 nig sides to complete, once that is mastered, the rubiks mini, which only has 4 squares per side, then move on to the classic 3×3 rubiks cube, and then finally the 4×4 rubik’s master cube. This set is sure to keep the kids busy for hours.

15. Rock Art

Painting is a great activity that helps relieve anxiety and stress. This Rock Art Kit is great for any school, home or church activity. Painting rocks to give as gifts or just for fun. This kit comes with 12 smooth white rocks and 12 different colors of paint, 6 of which are metallic. The kit also has googly eyes and sticky gems to make the activity even more fun.

16. Rain Showers Splash Pond

Water toys are always a hit, especially during the hot months of the year. This Rain Shower Splash Pond is large enough for multiple kids to play at a time, encouraging socialization. This pond comes with 13 fun tools to play with. The kids can pour water on the top and it rains down making a soothing waterfall. The side has a catapult to launch the plastic balls up in the air. This pond is easy to drain and easy to clean.

17. Rocking Horse

Every child should have the joy of riding their own horse. A rocking horse, of course. Much less maintenance than a real one, but as a baby, these rocking horses are just as fun. Before your child can even walk, as long as they can balance, they can enjoy rocking on this singing, neighing rocking horse. Once they can walk, you can easily convert this rocking horse into a rolling horse, and your child can ride like a cowboy or cowgirl all over the house. 

18. Rope Ladder

Do you have a very active child that is full of energy? Are they constantly climbing on the couches or chairs? This rope ladder will encourage them to not climb on the furniture, but to climb this instead. This rope ladder can be attached to a tree, a jungle gym or a tree house. This rope can hold up to 600lbs, so no worries that you children will rip it. 

Check out our list of 130+ Show and Tell Ideas from A to Z here!

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