Textured cloth toy box cube with an “X” slit on one side that contains eight soft sculpted objects for simple in-out play and exploration.
Object Recognition & Identification
This Mozart Magic® Cube is a symphony of sound in a one-piece unit. Each side of this electronic music cube has one large button. When pressed, the instrument pictured on that side plays a classical Mozart melody and a light flashes to the beat. Add different instruments to the composition by pressing buttons on the different sides of the cube. The five instruments (flute, violin, piano, harp and French horn) can be turned on and off by pressing the corresponding button. An orchestra button will play all the instruments when pressed.
The Backyard Barbeque Get Out ‘n Grill set comes with an upright grill, grilling utensils and pretend foods. Imagination and creativity are used as children pretend to have a cookout and fix a hamburger and hotdog for their friends. Children practice fine motor skills as they turn the grill knobs, open and close the grill lid and cabinet, use tongs to place the hotdog in the bun and use the spatula to flip hamburgers.
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 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).
This child-sized veterinarian’s kit encourages active exploration. Individual, key-operated compartments encourage finger dexterity, spatial orientation and directionality as children use problem-solving skills to manipulate the various pieces of child-friendly medical equipment and brightly colored stuffed animal “patients.” Play can be extended into imaginative role-playing as children engage in solitary or group activities as animal doctors. BPA-free and lead-free.
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.
Plastic paddle boat with a full removable top that includes 12 accessory pieces: captain, life preserver, fishing rod with hook, four fish, three nesting cups, an octopus comb and a whale nailbrush. The paddle on the back can be wound up for self-propulsion in water. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.
Set of 26 soft, colorful blocks that are easy to grasp and are safe for children who mouth toys. Each block is deeply embossed with a letter and a corresponding animal. Several different shapes enable children to build architectural masterpieces. The blocks easily fit into the included carrying case which zips closed. Phthalate-free, BPA-free and lead-free.
A ping-pong ball is blown on a game board and played like bingo. Each child takes a turn and when the ball lands on an animal, that animal is covered up on the child’s game board. The first person to cover her board wins.