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Let's Play 2008: Educational Toys

One, Two, Tie My Shoe
ALEX

Four chunky foam shoes to lace and learn to tie. Includes four lacing shoes, four printed laces and a shoelacing lesson card. "Good for physical therapy." Encourages use of motor skills and daily living skills and promotes tactile exploration.
$9.99 / For ages 3 years+ / HI, LV, DD

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Comfy Keyboard System
Comfy North America

This "easy to use" system includes a specially designed keyboard for toddlers, helping to build developmental skills. Includes bonus "First Step" CD (additional software sold separately). Comfy Keyboard System creates a rich and exciting learning experience, inviting your toddler to actively participate in touching, exploring and discovering through fun play. Connects to home PC with USB cord. Monitor not included. Special Guide Booklet of Comfy Keyboard System for Children with Special Needs also available. Encourages use of daily living skills.
$59.99 / For ages 1 - 5 years / PI, HI, DD

Animal World
Comfy North America

This interactive software, to be used with the Comfy Keyboard System, offers a creative way for children to learn about animals and their surroundings. Kids will adventure through Earth, Forest, Water and Snow environments while developing cognitive, emotional, language and creative skills. Stimulates imagination.
$19.99 / For ages 3 - 5 years / PI, HI, DD

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Let's Imagine
Comfy North America

This interactive software, to be used with the Comfy Keyboard System, offers toddlers hours of delight while developing creative skills. Didi, Boo and their amusing friends introduce toddlers to the world of animals, shapes, objects and body parts, while developing their language skills and helping them to solve problems. Introduces cause and effect, promotes awareness of sounds and stimulates imagination.
$19.99 / For ages 1 - 3 years / PI, HI, DD

World of Colors
Comfy North America

This interactive software, to be used with the Comfy Keyboard System, exposes toddlers to the wonderful world of colors in a mystery to find Jumpy's lost bone. Children learn how to name colors, to compare objects and to fit colors to specific objects, all while enhancing their observation and visual perception skills. "Great for stimulation." Promotes creative experimentation.
$19.99 / For ages 3 - 5 years / PI, HI, DD

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Interactive Lia
Corolle

Corolle's new 17" multi-lingual baby doll communicates her delights and discomforts in French, English, Spanish or Italian. Through a simple, well-hidden and secure battery system, her language skills can be activated using one of three included charm bracelets. Also comes complete with bib, plate, bottle, spoon and potty. Encourages use of daily living skills, introduces cause and effect and stimulates imagination and available hearing. Promotes tactile exploration and awareness of sounds. Requires 3 AAA batteries, not included.
$90.00 / For ages 3 years+ / PI, HI, B, LV, DD

Dress-A-Pillar
Edushape Ltd.

Lace it up, snap it shut, zip it tight and hug it with love! This cuddly caterpillar makes a game of getting dressed. Children will attach a hook and loop strip, buckle, zip, button, tie and snap, then undo them all to gain entry into 6 little pockets. Excellent tool for developing fine motor skills, color recognition and dressing dexterities. Promotes tactile exploration and stimulates available vision.
$19.99 / For ages 3 years+ / B, LV, DD

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Fun 2 Learn™ Learning DJ™
Fisher-Price, Inc.

Music can make it easier (and more fun) to learn—especially with a cool friend who sings and dances along! Sing along and learn along with numbers, letters, colors, shapes—even musical instruments. Promotes awareness of sounds, introduces cause and effect and stimulates available vision and hearing. Requires 3 C (LR14) alkaline batteries, not included.
$29.99 / For ages 2 - 6 years / B, LV, DD

Laugh & Learn™ Song & Story Learning Chair™
Fisher-Price, Inc.

This charming chair and side table come to life with fun activities that set the stage for learning. Has both learning and Music Fun modes for children to learn a variety of skills. Introduces cause and effect and stimulates imagination, available vision and hearing. Requires 3 AA batteries, included.
$34.99 / For ages 1 - 3 years / PI, B, LV, DD

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Storytime Bear
Gund, Inc.

A 16.5" storytelling bear recites the Christmas classic Twas the Night Before Christmas. His head and mouth move when you press the paw. Promotes awareness of sounds and stimulates available hearing. Requires 3 AA batteries, included.
$40.00 / For ages 3 years+ / PI, B, LV, DD

Teach Me To - Boy
Gund, Inc.

A 17" bear dressed in khaki overalls, striped shirt, red shoes and blue cap is ready to teach the children how to button, tie, buckle and fasten. Promotes tactile exploration and encourages the use of daily living skills.
$37.00 / For ages 12 months+ / PI, HI, B, LV, DD

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Teach Me To - Girl
Gund, Inc.

A 17" bear dressed in a pink outfit with flower accents on the shirt and hat is ready to teach the children how to button, tie, buckle and fasten. Promotes tactile exploration and encourages the use of daily living skills.
$37.00 / For ages 12 months+ / PI, HI, B, LV, DD

My First Story Reader™
Publications International

Turn the pages to hear a friendly narrator, fun sounds, and lively music make the words come to life! The last pages of each book feature a beloved nursery song. Press the three big buttons to answer simple questions about colors, shapes, and more! "Kids are entranced with this book." Promotes tactile exploration, encourages use of motor skills, stimulates available hearing and introduces cause and effect. Requires 3 AAA batteries, included.
$19.99 / For ages 6 months+ / HI, LV, DD

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Story Reader™
Publications International

A narrator magically reads the book as each page is turned, while Story Reader™ adds sound effects and music. This "very fun" book helps "to enhance reading skills." Introduces cause and effect and promotes awareness of sounds. Requires 4 AAA batteries, not included.
$19.99 / For ages 3 years+ / PI, LV, DD

Talking Dictionary
Publications International

Enter letters to spell words from the dictionary. English, Spanish, and Definition modes. Introduces cause and effect. Stimulates available vision and hearing. Requires 3 AAA batteries, included.
$19.99 / For ages 4 years+ / PI, HI, DD

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The SENSEsational Alphabet Book
SENSEsational Alphabet

The SENSEsational Alphabet is a completely interactive ABC picture book focusing on integrated sensory methods to learning. The book incorporates visual stimuli, movement, touch, smell, sound, Braille and Sign language, with each colorful page having a unique feature. Promotes awareness of available vision and hearing. Introduces cause and effect. Requires 3 AG-13 DC 1.5 volt standard watch batteries, included.
$29.95 / For ages 12 months+ / PI, HI, B, LV, DD

Elmo's Fishing For Letters
Techno Source

Elmo comes to life in this electronic game with big, bold graphics, engaging phrases and playful sound effects. Go fishing with Elmo, reel in letters, and learn about sea creatures. This handheld LCD fosters letter recognition and learning the alphabet. The rod features a turning reel and realistic cranking sound effects! Promotes awareness of sounds. Requires 2 AAA batteries, included.
$12.99 / For ages 3 years+ / DD

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Elmo's My First TV Fun & Games
Techno Source

Kids will have hours of fun playing games and learning through matching shapes, letters and numbers with their favorite Sesame Street friend Elmo. The game includes five exciting activities with Elmo and Dorothy. Encourages social skills and creative play. Requires 4 AAA batteries, not included.
$12.99 / For ages 3 years+ / HI, DD

Elmo's Snapshot
Techno Source

Have a blast taking pictures with Elmo and even review them in the digital photo album. This handheld LCD promotes classification and reasoning skills through letter, shape, and object identification. Pretend picture taking is a classic play pattern that fosters fun and creativity. Stimulates imagination and available vision and hearing. Introduces cause and effect and encourages use of motor skills. Requires 2 AAA batteries, included.
$12.99 / For ages 3 years+ / DD

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New V.Smile™ TV Learning System
VTech®

The new, enhanced V.Smile™ includes a sing-along microphone, writing stylus and joystick that can be adapted for leftand right-handed players alike. Kids can sing along with their favorite songs or skillfully navigate writing games. Includes the Alphabet Park Adventure Smartridge. Pink version also available. Encourages social skills and use of daily living skills. Introduces cause and effect. Requires 4 AA batteries, not included.
$49.99 / For ages 3 - 6 years / PI, HI

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