2/26/12

Mix and Measure Set - Review

Learning Resources understands the importance of providing children the best tools for learning. Best of all, they know their educational toys must be fun or children won't play with them. This Primary Science Mix and Measure Set simply calls out to children. This box sat on my upper shelf for one day and I got at least 50 questions about it. Since I have a home daycare full of preschoolers, I had intended to have a whole day of planned activities with this product, but the children did not want to wait.
That natural curiosity is exactly what Learning Resources uses to fuel new product development. If this new 2012 learning toy is any indication of what's to come this year, I'm absolutely thrilled. There are three measuring spoons - a tablespoon, a teaspoon, and 1/2 teaspoon. Notice the yellow measuring spoon: it visually represents half of a teaspoon (the orange measuring spoon). There is a 1 cup measuring cup. Then there is also 1/2 cup measuring cup and two 1/4 cup measuring cups; the extra thought put into that is fabulous, so that children can see that those three pieces together make a full cup.
There is also a tall 2-cup pitcher a short 2-cup pitcher and a 4-cup bowl with a lid. This Mix and Measure Set also comes with a scale and 10 laminated activity cards with all kinds of activities and ideas for using these wonderful tools. I poured a bag of dry rice into a large bin and turned the kids loose to explore this new science kit.
They had so much fun pouring and scooping and measuring and weighing. They worked together, planning and discovering. They shared the tools, discussing the differences in the sizes. They even learned that a dustpan and handbroom are great for cleaning up small items. They asked me questions about the names of the different pieces and learned several new words. After about an hour of exploratory play, we had to clean up for snacktime, but they continued to talk about it well into the afternoon. This was also the first requested activity the next day. This Mix and Measure Set gets FIVE STARS! You can purchase this set and many other wonderful learning toys online at Learning Resources website, plus connect with them on Facebook and Twitter!
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Disclosure: I received this product at no charge in exchange for my honest review.
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84 comments:

  1. We would love their handheld digital microscope!

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  2. I like the fill my plate, healthy helpings game.

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  3. i would love the New Sprouts™ Cure it! My very own doctor set

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  4. I would also love the Fill My Plate Game
    Patricia Collins trishc43@hotmail.com

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  5. Would love New Sprouts™ Fix it! My very own tool set

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  6. We would love to try the Crocodile Hop game
    Kims2312@verizon.net

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  7. The Grill and Go Camp Stove is wonderful!!

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  8. I work with toddlers and I would love to have the Gator Grabber Tweezers.

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  9. The fix it kit or gator grabber would be my don's favorite

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  10. Cookie Jar looks cool. Christy E

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  11. My daughter would love the Human Body Anatomy Model, she wants to be a doctor when she grows up!

    Thanks for the chance to win
    Kelly (at) mysimplewalk (dot) com

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  12. Little Bit would love the Pretend & Play® Service Station!

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  13. Anything that's a Reading Rockets Product. ---Jane D.

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  14. I would get the Super sorting pie and the Healthy helpings my place game!!

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  15. The Jumbo Endangered Animals!
    radeeolover at yahoo dot com

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  16. Healthy Helpings™ MyPlate Activity Mat

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  17. My child would love the Pretend & Play® Animal Hospital.

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  18. I love the Pretend & Play school set

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  19. I like the Gator Grabber Tweezers
    sandy1955 at comcast dot net

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  20. The Go to Press! A Grammar Game looks fun.

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  21. Gears! Gears! Gears!® Lights & Action Building Set looks like fun
    Danielle S

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  22. Jumbo Endangered Animals

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  23. Oh I've been wanting to try the my plate. that would be awesome!

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  24. Danielle Davis/Grady2/27/12, 3:15 PM

    Teaching Cash Register!
    Thank you!
    Suchaproudmama @ yahoo.com

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  25. My daughter would love the Radius® CD Card Set Math: Addition & Subtraction Grades 1-2.
    ohsopetite1@yahoo.com

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  26. I also like the Pretend & Play® Calculator Cash Register!

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  27. We would like the croc hop floor game or grocery checkout set. Thank you. Laurie Adams,adamsfamily@peak.org

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  28. My son says he wants to be a vet so I would love to get him the Pretend & Play® Animal Hospital!!

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  29. The Pretend & Play® Animal Hospital.

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  30. fill my plate game..my kids would love it

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  31. The pretend and play service station is super cute!
    onecheaplady@yahoo.com

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  32. I love the Smart Snacks Stack & Count Layer Cake!

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  33. My kids would like the Rainbow Fraction Tiles.

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  34. My kids would like the Let's Pretend ™ Grill-and-Go Camp Stove - by Educational Insights.

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  35. The soft magnetic letters would be fun.

    longshaw4735@hotmail.com

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  36. I like the
    Place Value Tabletop Pocket Chart

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  37. healthy helpings my plate

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  38. They'd like the Inflatable Butterfly Life Cycle. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  39. I would love the New Sprouts™ Serve it! My very own dish set
    So cute!
    Connie Gruning
    CGruning at aol(dot)com

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  40. my daughter would love the healthy plate game. They're learning about nutrition in kindergarten.

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  41. My oldest daughter would LOVE this giveaway...
    She'd also like Zoomy™ Handheld Digital Microscope, Twist™ Flexible Digital Microscope, & Erupting Cross-section Volcano Model.

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  42. This looks like so much fun! I think my daughter would also like the Magnetic Elapsed Time Set, she has a bit of trouble with analog clocks still.

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  43. Write-On / Wipe-Off Clock Classroom Set

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  44. my children would love the New Sprouts™ Cure it! My very own doctor set.

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  45. I would enjoy playing The Life Cycle Game with my twin nephew & niece. Thanks for a great giveaway:)
    Kathleen Quinlan

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  46. I like the Sentence Buildings. They would be great for teaching a young child

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  47. Crocodile hop or word whiz, both look like FUN!

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  48. my kids would love the Gears! Gears! Gears!® Dizzy Fun Land™ Motorized Gears Set, that would be awsome
    wdionisiolover@aol.com

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  49. My daughter would love the GeoSafari Talking Telescope!

    cherriesjessilee at gmail dot com

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  50. The Smart Splash Letter Links Crabs looks fun

    marypopmom@yahoo.com

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  51. Catch 'n' View
    Thanks for the contest.

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  52. I would really like this set for my boys but I also saw the human anatomy figure and thought that it would be pretty cool.

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  53. I think my granddaughter would love the Pretend & Play® Supermarket Set

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  55. I like the Time Equation Solver
    alsmalu at hotmail.com

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  56. I like the Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Set.

    Thanks!
    Jayme
    jaymee76 at gmail dot com

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  57. Primary Science Mix & Measure Set

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  58. I like the Primary Science Magnet set, and my grand daughter would love it too!

    tannerboyle12@hotmail.com

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  59. My sons would love the Smart Splash® Shape Shell Turtles!
    Gena

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  60. Flip4Science Weather looks great, so does Gears! Gears! Gears! Lights & Action Building Set (and lots of other things!)

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  61. alicia zirjacks3/7/12, 2:15 PM

    My son would love the
    Anatomy Models Set

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  62. I like the teaching cash register. Rita Spratlen rjspratlen@gmail.com

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  63. The digital microscope.

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  64. Grill and Go Camp Stove

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  65. Farmer's Market Color Sorting set

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  66. Jumbo Endangered Animals

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  67. Grill and go camp stove...we are camping this summer!

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  68. amy miller- lynn
    lifeowork2005@yahoo.com


    -MeCorder™, Mini Video Recorder


    -HearALL™ Assessment Recorder

    just to name a few

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  69. I like the Primary Science Magnet Set
    thanks for the giveaway

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  70. Jeanette Mays3/9/12, 9:04 PM

    I think my daughter would love the Giant Inflatable Solar System she loves to go outside at night, and look at the stars and moon. Thank you for the chance.

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  71. The New sprouts Munch It, my very own play food set would be a hit with my son.

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  72. I'd love to try the sentence builder.

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  73. the MeCorder
    monicaandrew25@hotmail.com

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  74. Candy Coordinates Floor Game.

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  75. How cool is this?!?! I love everything on the site. My son is totally into science so we would love the Spill Your Guts™ Human Body Game

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  77. -They would love Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope

    Email: starseeds88 (at) yahoo dot com
    THANKS!! :)

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  78. Geo Safari

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