Learning Resources Puts Fun and Learning into Summer Travel
Vernon Hills, Ill., June 21, 2007 — To help cut down on the “Are we there yet?” chants of anxious children traveling, Learning Resources, a leading manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational toys, has developed several new toys that keep kids engaged during long trips while reinforcing learning skills.
Prepare kids for real summer trips or pretend ones with Pretend & Play® World Traveler. A world of adventure comes packed inside a sturdy suitcase, including play camera, binoculars, passport, maps, postcards and write-and-wipe crayon pen to write home. The kit teaches about diverse cultures, natural wonders, geography, architecture, languages and more. Ages 3+. Retail price: $32.95.
Young kids will be preoccupied building their own unique animals when playing with Smart Snacks® Animal Crack-Ups™. Color-coded pieces let kids mix-and-match animal parts to create a dorse (duck + horse), pog (pig + dog) or any animal of their making. Ten different two-piece puzzles help children learn to recognize colors and animals while developing fine motor skills. Ages 2+. Retail price: $15.95.
Stringing together a little sweet talk will keep kids entertained. Smart Snacks® Sweet Heart Sayings™ are lacing hearts that feature a word or picture on each side. Kids can create colorful designs and cute messages while improving fine motor skills. Set includes 28 plastic hearts that lace together vertically and horizontally, three laces, scoop and storage jar. Ages 2+. Retail price: $15.95.
Smart Splash® Color Play Penguins™ and Sail Away Shapes™ can be a car, plane, train or water toy. Each Color Play Penguin sports a patterned top hat that matches one of the 6 removable inner tubes. Kids learn colors and shapes and practice fine motor skills. Sail Away Shapes include a colorful set of eight sailboats. Each detachable sail features a uniquely shaped mast that fits only in the boat of the matching color. Sail boats float alone or can be linked together. Ages 2+. Each sold separately. Retail price: $15.95 each.
These and other Learning Resources products can be found at toy specialty stores nationwide and at www.LearningResources.com
About Learning Resources
Learning Resources is a leading manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational materials for classrooms and of 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 in language, math, science and early childhood. Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., 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.