Alex Panline USA - Water Wonders (7-12 $20) 800-666-ALEX. Ten experiments demonstrate science and art of water such as bubbles follows guided discoveries.
Didax Educational Resources - Ready for Math Kit (4-8 $19.95) 800-458-0024. 100 interlocking counting cubes and useful activity book.
Educational Insights - Cosmic Observer Telescope (8-12 $35) 800-995-0506. 60mm glass lens that allows child to learn first hand about the earth and stars with planet guide, and 32-page activity guide.
Fisher-Price - Electronic Discovery Desk (9 mos.-3 yrs.$54.99 800-432-5437. Telephone rings and answering machine sends 40 friendly messages.
Knowledge Adventure - Jumpstart First Grade (5-7 $40) 800-542-4240. Software,CD teaches by use of games, puzzles and animation.
Leap Frog - Phonics Learning System (3-8 $49.95) 800-701-5327. Complete basic reading center with phonic sounds as letters are pressed.
LEGO Dacta - Early Simple Machines (5-12 $75) 800-527-8339. Duplo pieces with 8 activity cards to show 12 models including a phone, robot, car, truck and more.
Playskool - All-In-One Fun Learning Center (2-6 $70) 800-PLAYSKL. Easel converts to desk, alphabet pegboard or drawing board with electronic learning for different skills.
SEGA - PICO-Berenstein Bears-A School Day (3-6 $60) 800-USA-SEGA. Software of a typical school day teaches the alphabet, sorting, matching shapes and more.
Team Concepts - Comquest Junior (5-12 $70) 800-486-0898. Laptop computer helps child learn basic learning skills.
(c) l995, 1996 Stevanne Auerbach, PhD San Francisco, CA.
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