Laser Pegs Educational Series Earns Academics Choice Award

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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!

Light Up ABC Blocks Help Teach Kids The Alphabet

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Play fun alphabet games with your children using the Laser Pegs ABC Blocks.

One of the most important lessons that we learn early on in our childhood is our A-B-C’s. Learning the alphabet is the first step towards learning how to write, learning to construct sentences, learning your consonants and vowels, understanding grammar, and so many other important English elements that are essential for both school and life. All of these different important essentials begin with the A-B-C’s, and therefore, it’s very beneficial to reinforce them in your own home with your own children.
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Research Shows That Playing Educational Games Together Increases Learning

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Playing cooperatively may actually increase a child’s eagerness to learn.

Every child and parent knows the joy and fun that can come out of play time. Taking a few hours each day to play with toys or build new creations out of building blogs or puzzle toys can help to encourage imagination in children and can help with cognitive development. However, if you have ever had to pull your child away from their favorite toys or play time activities in order to convince them to do their homework, you can now rest easy when it comes to worrying about their education. New research has shown that playing, especially when it includes group or pair playing, can actually increase a child’s eagerness to learn!
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Laughter and Learning: Using Laser Pegs In The Classroom

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This fun and creative building toy can also encourage learning at school!

It is no secret why kids love playing with toys―whether they are building or creating something completely new from their imagination, acting out a lively scene with stuffed animals and action figures, or opening up their minds to something new, such as science experiments or puppet show, toys provide children with a creative, stimulating outlet that they cannot get anywhere else. Plus, there is just nothing better than watching a child’s imagination run wild as they create and build things all on their own.

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Helping Children with Autism Learn Social Skills through Play

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Most parents know that they need to help their kids learn how to walk, talk, read books and master the fine art of potty training. If you’re a parent of a child with autism, you have probably discovered that your child also needs to learn how to play, unlike other children who learn how to play naturally.

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How To Get Your Child Back To School Ready

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Summer is a special time of year for children. They have the privilege of staying up as well as sleeping in later than usual, having and going to sleepovers, going camping, swimming, eating tons of ice cream, seeing those action-packed summer movies, and not to mention the best part of all-no school! With so many different things bringing them joy and excitement, it can be easy to see why it’s a struggle for most parents to get their kids ready for school once summer starts coming to an end. If you’re just not sure how to ease your kids back into school mode without lots of whining and hassle, read our simple tips below!

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Balancing A Child’s Work And Play During School Season

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How to ensure that your child gets a healthy mix of work and play this year.

It seems as though kids these days have more and more priorities each and every year that they have to balance. Between soccer practice, homework, participating in clubs, playing with friends and spending time with family, it can seem nearly impossible some days to try and fit it all in. Sooner or later, you may even feel as though you need to start sacrificing some activities over others in order to have a more manageable schedule. But is it fair to your child to start cutting the fun activities out of their life in favor of more time for school work?

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Why Parents Should Supply Their Children With Educational Toys

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Give your children toys that will help them grow and learn while playing.

As a parent, it is your responsibility to educate your children and ensure that they are on the right track with development and learning. Sure, going to school and attending helpful preschool classes will help to make sure that they are on point with learning that is suggested for their age group, but this learning should also be reinforced and encouraged in the home, as well as in school.

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Group Play Among Children Leads To Many Developmental Benefits

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Playing alongside other kids could offer your child many benefits.

It is easy to get lost in an imaginative play world when it comes to toys. A world where princes come to life and slay the scary dragon, where the battles of pirates vs. ninjas can be lived out in front of epic castles, and your best friends are stuffed bears and dinosaurs. It is these creative story lines which kids imagine in their heads that keep them distracted for hours in their own magical little worlds.

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