Wednesday, October 12, 2011
About Learning Resources®
Learning Resources® is a leading manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational materials for classrooms and learning toys for the home. For more than 25 years, the company has been a trusted source for educators and parents for quality, award-winning educational products. Headquartered in Vernon Hills, IL with a European office based in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England, Learning Resources markets and distributes its products in over 80 countries around the globe.
The Company’s diverse product line of over 1300 proprietary products serves children and their families, kindergarten, primary, and middle school markets focused in the areas of mathematics, science, early childhood, reading, Spanish language, English language learning and teacher resources. Many of these proprietary products are protected by international patents, trademarks and copyrights. Among the Company’s brands are Gears! Gears! Gears!®, LR Interactive Electronics, Math Rods®, Pretend & Play®, Rainbow Fractions®, Reading Rods®, Reading Rods® en Español, Smart Snacks® and Smart Splash®.
Since its founding in 1984, Learning Resources’ continues to be guided by its mission to develop quality educational products that make learning exciting for children of all ages and abilities. The Company strives to create hands-on products that build a concrete foundation of skills through exploration, imagination and fun. Its steadfast adherence to this mission is evidenced by hundreds of award-winning products and the thousands of children, teachers and parents who enjoy them.
Learning Resources products are sold through a worldwide network of educational dealers and representatives, toy and specialty stores, direct mail catalogs and its Website www.LearningResources.com . In addition, Learning Resources specializes in custom development and production of educational products for other manufacturers, governments, Ministries of Education and international educational funding sources. Through its custom development division, the Company provides creative idea generation, product safety review, sourcing and manufacturing, quality control, packaging design solutions and competitive pricing.
I love educational toys. We buy them for our boys all the time.
Ben and Doug each have laptops that teach them learning games, colors, shapes etc. They use them all the time.
When Learning Resources gave me the chance to try their Electronic Word Whiz handheld Flash Card, I was giddy!!! I knew that Ben would love it.
Guess what, he does!!! He uses it all the time to learn how to spell words he doesn't know yet.
Build as many 3-, 4- and 5-letter words as you can in 60 seconds!
Encourages children to practice word building as they combine beginning letters and blends with word families
Challenges children with three skill levels
Features handheld size, simple operation, immediate feedback and volume control
Measures 5"L x 4"H
Requires 3 AA batteries, not included
Ben has soo much fun competing with his Dad and I to see who can spell the most words in x amount of time. He always wins!!!
With Christmas right around the corner, this would be the perfect gift for your little one!!
Learning Resources has been generous enough to give one of you your own Word Whiz.