In Honor of Star Wars Day – May the 4th Be With You

Star Wars Light Sabers
Star Wars Light Sabers

Star Wars Light Sabers

May the Fourth Be With You

Star Wars Day was created by fans to honor and celebrate the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas. May the 4th is considered a holiday by Star Wars fans to celebrate the franchise’s films series, books and culture. The date was chosen as “May the 4th” due to its sounding similar to the series’ phrase “May the Force be with you”.

Star Wars Light Sabers made entirely from Laser Pegs.

Laser Pegs Educational Series Earns Academics Choice Award

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Academic Choice Toys

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The Laser Pegs Educational Series Earns the Spring 2014 Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Award for Mind-Building Excellence, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys. The independent Academics’ Choice Awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers and educational institutions as a mark of genuinely effective learning tools that stimulate the mind, and provide potential for the student to fully develop higher order thinking skills.

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The Academics’ Choice Advisory Board consists of leading thinkers and graduates from Princeton, Harvard, George Washington University, and other reputable educational institutions. Product-appropriate volunteer reviewers, combined with the brainpower of the Board, determine the coveted winners. Entries are judged by category (i.e. mobile app, toy, book, website, magazine, etc.), subject area, and grade level, and evaluated based on standardized criteria rooted in constructivist learning theory. The full list of winners is posted online at AcademicsChoice.com.

The hundreds of submitted products that are not chosen by the Academics’ Choice Awards team (and many that are chosen) are donated to a variety of worthy charities and other organizations across the globe. About Academics’ Choice™: Academics’ Choice™ helps consumers find exceptional brain-boosting material. Academics’ Choice is the only international awards program designed to bring increased recognition to publishers, manufacturers, independent authors and developers that aim to stimulate cognitive development. A volunteer panel of product-appropriate judges, including parents, educators, scientists, artists, doctors, nurses, librarians, students and children, evaluate submissions based on educational benefits such as higher-order thinking skills, character building, creative play, durability and originality. Only the genuine “mind-builders” are recognized with the coveted Academics Choice Award.

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Looking for a fun way to teach reading, writing and arithmetic? Check out the light up Laser Pegs® Educational Blocks. The kit comes with 12 Letter Blocks, 12 Number Blocks, 12 Word Blocks and a 3D Lite Board. Each block contains an LED that illuminates when connected to the 3D Lite Board. Combine and stack the blocks any way you can to make different words, sentences and equations. All of blocks are compatible with the other Laser Pegs® construction kits so you can build and learn at the same time.

Laser Pegs Educational SeriesWith more than 35 fun games included for the beginner or advanced pupil, these blocks are a great way to get kids exited about reading, writing and arithmetic. The letter blocks can be used in a light up spelling bee (word list included), or to explore sounds and memory. Build and swap the word blocks (four words per block) into sentences. Teach balancing equations, order of operations, solving for variables, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with the number blocks. When the school day is over, you can even play three easy board games or use the Xs and Os to play tic-tac-toe.

To play, just install 3AA batteries to power and cycle through 4 light settings: Slow Flash, Fast Flash, Solid Light, and off. The board also acts as a storage bin to hold all your pegs when play is done. Laser Pegs® is a green, 100% recyclable product.

This is an excellent multi-discipline game – great for all ages. My family used it for word building, short poems, sentences and math problems. It was also great for creative games of many kinds. My children added blocks to a growing tower as each correctly answered a spelling quiz. I recommend it to family and friends.
We loved playing with this!

Laser Pegs Have Won Two Tillywig Toy Awards!

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Our Helicopter and Power Block Laser Pegs were among the Tillywig winners.

Every day, we here at Laser Pegs get to hear from wonderful parents and children about how Laser Pegs have made a big impact in their lives. Whether our light up Laser Pegs kits allow them to come together for family play time after school, they have improved a child’s motor and sensory skills, or they are helping a child to do better in school, we are so happy that many families around the world have made our Laser Pegs toys some of their favorites!

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Toy Story

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Jon Capriola’s creation, Laser Pegs, a toy now sold in 1,100 stores in every state in the U.S. and in several other countries, has been heralded as one of the top new toys in the country this year by ABC News, Long Island Newsday andThe Sacramento Bee. AOL’s ParentDish website says it’s the sixth-best toy for grade school kids, and Woot.com calls it “the world’s coolest nightlight.” All this in the last two months—and Laser Pegs is just getting started.

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Request Laser Pegs At A Specialty Shop Near You

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Seek out a fun way to enjoy Laser Pegs and support your local specialty toy shops.

It is no secret that, when it comes to choosing a new toy for your child, you have an overwhelming amount of options. Whether your child likes to play with action figures and dolls, puzzles and board games, or even building toys like Laser Pegs or Legos, the fact that they have all of these different options for play is a great thing for parents, toy manufactures and toy shops. In the end, more options for play means more options for learning, which is what everyone wants!

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Laser Pegs Can Help Children With Special Needs Learn And Develop

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This fun toy does more than just entertain for many children!

It is no secret that kids love Laser Pegs. These fun, light up toys offer a unique way to be imaginative and build a custom creation from the ground up, all on your own. Plus, with their one of a kind light up abilities, creating a flying, soaring helicopter or magical, mystical dragon has never been more exciting.

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Indoor Play for Bad Weather Days

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Kids. What are the words that come to mind when we think of kids? Play, laugh, cry, innocence, fun, toys, games…to name a few.

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Laser Pegs iPad App Isn't Just For Kids!

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Laser Pegs FREE iPad App is Reviewed by Tech Tools 4 Mom.
Read the original review HERE and register for the giveaway to WIN a Laser Pegs kit!

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Bring Home the Perfect Christmas Toy

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There is no doubt in saying that ‘play’ is an essential part of a child’s life that helps in their overall development. Through play, children can trigger thinking, imagination and creativity. They engage their senses in learning new skills, which them grow their minds.

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