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Toy Fair Booth #2107
Contact: Kim McLynn
At Toy Fair: 1-262-496-4665
After Toy Fair: 1-800-222-3909 ext. 289
kmclynn@learningresources.com         

Learning Resources® Highlights Science Toys at Toy Fair

NEW YORK, Toy Fair; February 9, 2007 — Schools will begin administering No Child Left Behind-mandated science assessment tests annually beginning with the 2007–08 school year. To help parents prepare their children for these tests, Learning Resources®, a leading manufacturer of educational toys, is introducing a number of science toys at this year’s American International Toy Fair.   
            “Science knowledge is cumulative, and is built on what we already know,” said Carl Benoit, editorial director at Learning Resources and a former science teacher. “For this reason, it’s important that children start building their science background knowledge early. Parents can help by encouraging questions and helping their children appreciate the value of science.”
                        Among the new science toys Learning Resources is introducing are:
Spill Your Guts™ Human Body Game, Ages 7+, retail price: $26.95
Kid surgeons try to assemble all the patient’s organs — without spilling his guts.

Solar System Foam Floor Puzzle, Ages 4+, retail price: $24.95
Detailed artwork captures the wonder of space on this 3'L x 2'H floor puzzle. Planets are labeled on the reverse side.

Inflatable Parts of a Skeleton, Ages 4+, retail price: $26.95
Life-size inflatable skeleton lets kids explore the human body through hands-on play. Features 15 major bones that connect and pull apart with snap fasteners.

Caught in the Web™ Insect Game, Ages 7+, retail price: $21.95
Players answer true/false questions about insects, steering clear of the deadly spider web.

Five Senses and Human Skeleton Bingo Games, ages 7+, retail price: $7.95
Children learn about the five senses or the human skeleton by playing bingo.
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For more information about these and other new products from Learning Resources, visit Toy Fair booth #2107 or call 1-800-222-3909 for a catalog.

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About Learning Resources

Learning Resources, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational materials for classrooms and learning toys for the home. For more than 20 years, educators and parents have trusted the company as a source for quality, award-winning educational products that teach language, reading, math, science and early childhood skills. Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Illinois, Learning Resources markets and distributes its products to over 80 countries around the globe. For more information about Learning Resources, visit http://www.LearningResources.com.
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