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Smithsonian Kids Interactive Animal Cubes

Smithsonian Kids Interactive Animal Cubes

The Interactive Animal Cubes include five cubes with real life photos from the Smithsonian. Each cube is a different category related to farm animals, sea animals, pets, wild animals and insects in bright colors of orange, red, blue, yellow and green. Children have the opportunity to learn about 30 different animals and hear their sounds. The Interactive Animal Cubes can be switched from exploratory play to game mode which will “quiz” the child on the different cubes animals and sounds. 

Rainbow Magic

Rainbow Math 1, 2 & 3

Rainbow Math is a system of educational games that includes many variations of game play allowing kids of all abilities and math levels to play together. Kids have the opportunity to learn new concepts while mastering old concepts. Rainbow Math is a formula for learning that is fun—the games promote math concepts and skills, problem solving and critical thinking while delivering social interaction. System supports Common Core learning. Note: Rainbow Math games 1-3 were evaluated in this AblePlay report-- Fantabulous Forest (1), Broken Treasure (2) and Pirate Adventure (3).

Glide Bikes

Glide Bikes

The Glide Bike is a two-wheeled bicycle without pedals.  Children propel forward using their feet to push off the ground and coast, gaining practice in balance and coordination needed to ride a traditional two-wheeled bicycle.  The frame is lightweight metal alloy, has a low center of gravity and optional feet rests.  It has BMX-style handlebars for ergonomic seating position.  The handlebars and seat are adjustable.  It has one hand brake.  The tires are foam and do not require pumping and therefore are never at risk for flats.

Magic Moves

Magic Moves

The Magic Moves wand provides 90 fun commands, 26 musical tunes and incorporates light shows that flash to the beat of the music. The Magic Moves wand also surprises you with actions like, “Freeze,” “March,” and “Let’s Dance” in between actions. Fundamental learning is provided through auditory, visual and kinesthetic stimulation during play. Includes 3 AAA batteries.

 

Crayonball

Crayonball

Sphere, cone, cube and pyramid shaped crayons enable a child to use a whole-hand to grasp, draw and color. They also prepare the child for the traditional tripod hold that is necessary for writing. Each crayon is approximately 2” in diameter. Crayonball™ Shapes Multi-Pack and Crayonball™ Spheres Multi-Pack are available and sold separately.

Okideoke

Okideoke

This hand-held plastic microphone records and plays back a child’s voice and contains eight pre-recorded songs to sing along with. Volume and tempo are adjustable.  It requires 3 AAA batteries. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Whacky Ball Activity Center

Whacky Ball Activity Center

The B. Whacky Ball Activity Center contains a maze, four balls and a hammer that squeaks. The activity center provides opportunities to strengthen motor and learning skills.  Children’s auditory and visual senses are stimulated when playing with this toy.  The activity center can be used independently or in cooperation with others. To expand play, the balls and hammer can be used separately in other play activities. BPA-free and lead-free.

Toulouse LapTrec Main

Toulouse Lap-Trec Magnetic Sketcher

Magnetic drawing board that includes an attached stylus pen and four animal shaped stampers.  A child can create, erase with the slide lever eraser and recreate over and over. A soft cushioned back supports lap play. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Sugar Chute

Sugar Chute

Press or turn one of the three levers to release a ball from this pretend gumball machine. The levers release one ball at a time. It rolls down to the clear-hinged door at the bottom of the machine. Lift the hinged door to retrieve the ball and then put it back in the top for continued play. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

Jungle Jam

Jungle Jam

This colorful, unique set of instruments has a jungle theme.  Giraffe maracas, tribal hand drum, snake drumsticks, bird and antelope whistles, alligator clapper, and leopard drum with a tambourine top are included.  Children can create their own beats and music as they play the instruments together in a group or by playing each instrument individually. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.

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