Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EDUCATIONAL INSIGHTS HOT DOTS PEN AND ILLUSTRATED LEARNING CARDS REVIEW

I love trying new products that are fun and that I know our children would enjoy. Thank You Educational Insights for letting review the Hot Dots Pen and Learning Cards. We are very thankful:)
Our children love when they don't have to use the traditional way with sit down and workbooks. When I received the Hot Dots from Educational Insights they sat for an hour working on the human body learning cards. All you have to do is read the questions on the card and then use your learning tool to press lightly on the card to see if you got the answer right or wrong. You can always keep trying until you get the correct answer. Mistakes are opportunities to learn which I heard from the Sequential Spelling book.

This was are first time using the Hot Dots from Educational Insights and I'm very impressed with everything about the product. 








An interactive way for individual students to learn and practice key science concepts and vocabulary on their own. Six different science sets available. Grades 2+
 
Includes:
36 double-sided illustrated cards (4.875” x 5.375”)—72 questions each!
Reinforces science concepts and vocabulary

Sells for $14.99

Here is an example of one of the illustrated cards






Here is an example of one of the illustrated cards:

I love the colorful illustrated cards that engage the children while learning. Children need to see realistic pictures, Hot Dots pictures are pretty close to being realistic which I love. On each card there multiple choices answers which builds independence and fun learning. 






The Hot Dots pen works with dozens of Hot Dots card sets, providing instantaneous visual and audio feedback. Simply press the pen to choose an answer on any Hot Dots or Hot Dots Jr. card for an immediate response—cool, kid-friendly phrases for correct answers and gentle redirection for incorrect responses. Grades K+

Requires 2 AA batteries (not included)
Sells for $10.99



 All you have to do is read the questions on the card and then use your learning tool to press lightly on the card to see if you got the answer right or wrong. You can always keep trying until you get the correct answer. Mistakes are opportunities to learn which I heard from the Sequential Spelling book.


    Supports students as they practice noting and recalling details in interactive electronic activities
    Includes 50 leveled, pressure-sensitive Activity Cards (10 cards in each of 5 levels) in a storage box
    Offers paragraph-length text on the front of the cards and 4 multiple-choice comprehension questions on the reverse side; cards feature text in multiple genres
    Provides feedback with lights and sound effects when students self-check with Talking Hot Dots Pen (EI-2770, available separately); answer key included so students can self-check without pens
    Grades 2-6
    Sells for $15.99



You can incorporate Hot Dots when you are on the road,vacation or just into your everyday homeschooling week. Also you can use Hots Dots when your children come home from school to add some fun into there day. Our children LOVE Hot Dots, how about trying them for your own children or grandchildren. 

8 comments:

MikiHope said...

I definitely think that this is a great way to teach children without them becoming totally frustrated--which could lead to them not wanting to learn!

Danielle Royalegacy said...

I love interactive toys. This really will help. I am going to have to get this for my future grandchild.

Kim Croisant said...

This sure makes learning fun!! Love new products too!

JDaniel4's Mom said...

This looks like a really fun learning tool.

Just Short said...

These look like a great learning tool. Thanks for the very in depth review.

LOVE MELISSA:) said...

What an awesome way to do some learning! Great learning tool!

Melissa Campeau said...

This looks like a really really neat game! The fact that it is so interactive is genius and great for the kids and their learning process

Alaina Bullock said...

This is a great way to teach! Having fun while learning!