Design and Drill Tool Kit and Geo Safari Jr. Talking Microscope {Giveaway}

I learn something new everyday being the mom of two boys.  One thing I know that is true about boys (at least mine) is that they really love hands activities and learn better that way.  They definitely have a ton of energy, but this goes beyond them having energy.  Whenever they are putting things together and using their mechanical skills I can see the wheels spinning in their minds.  I am amazed at the way they already have such engineering minds.  I believe in finding your child’s learning style and making the most of it.  Davis is definitely a Kinesthetic learner (hands on).  Graham could easily fall under Kinesthetic or Auditory (listening).  I’m sure as Davis grows I will notice that he has more than just one learning style.

design and drill tool kit

Taking learning styles into consideration, it is important to also focus fun activities that encourage learning.  After all, the youngest kids learn by playing!  So, when Educational Insights contacted me about reviewing a few of their items I was thrilled to not only experience well researched toys with my boys but also to share with you a few items that go above and beyond the usual.  You know me and my quest for something more (in every sense of the word).

Design and Drill Tool Kit

Whether you are going on a road trip or just playing at home the Design and Drill Tool Kit is a MUST for your Christmas list!  No kidding.  It isn’t often that I recommend a product as a must but this is definitely one.  Both boys really enjoy this kit and spend a lot of time with it during the day.  Davis (2 years old) loves it the most and is really good at using it.  Of course, he doesn’t necessarily create designs, but he loves to drill the screws in and out of the case.  This is such a great way to help develop fine motor skills, color recognition, and pattern recognition.  The Design and Drill Tool Kit comes with one battery operated screwdriver with 3 bits.  Each of the bits works on all of the screws so you don’t have to worry with that frustration.  The screwdriver will allow the child to reverse or go forward.  Pack the drill bits and screws inside the kit when you are on the go.  The only thing that would make this toy perfect would be if the screwdriver fit inside.  Davis loves to use the handle to carry it around to different areas of the house.  $29.99.

design & drill tool kit


GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope

I remember my very first microscope.  I enjoyed finding every day objects and looking at them in detail (ok, and the occasional dead bug).  The GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope is a lot like my very first microscope but with so many more details and features.  This has been perfect for Graham (age 5).  Unlike my old microscope, the GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope actually offers fun facts about what your child is viewing on the 12 already prepared slides.  It also challenges your child to remember the facts with fun quizzes.  I appreciate that this microscope provides a light which makes viewing your prepared slides easy.  The magnification is 5X which is enough for your younger elementary aged child.  Who wouldn’t love to receive this as a birthday or Christmas present?  I also like that the price is not outrageous for what you are getting.  $39.99.

geosafari jr talking microscope

If you have never visited the Educational Insights website I would highly encourage you to take a look.  You will find so many unique options that will be played with time and time again instead of finding their way into the toy box after day one.

Now one lucky Go Graham Go reader will win both the Design and Drill Tool Kit and the GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope!  Here’s How:

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This product was provided free of charge by Educational Insights. These are my honest opinions on the product. I do not post reviews on products I can not stand behind. Please see my Terms of Use for more info.

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Felicia Carter is founder and managing editor of Go Grow Go. Her philosophy is to simplify, save, grow and go! Her home is generally full of DIY projects, crafts, yummy baked goods and lots of love. Felicia is also a wife, mom of 2 boys and nationally certified counselor. You can always find her near the chocolate or the coffee pot.

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  1. Cassandra Eastman says:

    I would also love the Hot Dots® Jr. Card Set Patterns & Sequencing for my 3 1/2 year old!

  2. Thao Nguyen says:

    I’d love to have the Teaching Tiles™ Early Learning Tiles Beginning Reading Center

  3. I like the Rockin’ Math game.

  4. I really like Number Balance set.
    Thank you for the giveaway.

  5. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I also like their GeoSafari® Vega 600 Telescope.

  6. I like the play Money Bills. Perfect for teaching.

  7. thank you thank you thank you! i’ve been eyeing the drill kit for a while now for my son. i also like the Hot Dots® Laugh it Up! Vocabulary Development Cards Bundle

  8. Classroom Café Dining Play Set

  9. I love the geo safari telescope!

  10. I like the Versa Pegs Activity Mat

  11. Rebecca Orr says:

    I also like the Pretend & Play!® Multicultural Play Foods. Thanks for the chance.
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  12. Phonics Firefly

  13. I like the Hot dots laugh it up!

  14. OH boy, Caden would be in heaven.

    Cole would love the MathShark®
    Handheld game quizzes students on 7 different math skills.

  15. Jessica Beard says:

    Pots ‘n Pans is another item I would like.

  16. space faces

  17. I love the Picture Perfect and think that my daughter would love it too!!!

  18. I like the sneaky snacky squirrel game.

  19. I like the GeoSafari® Jr. Laptop

  20. I like the money bills.


  21. My girls would love the GeoSafari® Omega Reflector Telescope.

  22. I want Classroom Jeopardy

  23. I like the GeoSafari Talking Globe.

  24. I love the Picture Perfect Mosaic tiles too!

  25. I like the light writer. Thanks for the chance.

  26. I like the Hot Dots Jr. Card Set Beginning Phonics . Thanks!

  27. Stephanie Phelps says:

    I also love the VersaPegs™

  28. Carmen Van Deursen says:

    I like the teaching cash register.

  29. april yedinak says:

    Hot Dots card sets

  30. Love the Puppet on a Stick Set!

  31. The Dog Ate My Homework is pretty cute!

  32. I like Hot Dots® Jr. Getting Ready for School Set

  33. Natalie Finch says:

    I would love the “Pots ‘n Pans” set for my son, he loves to pretend too cook!

  34. I like the jumbo alphabet stamps.

  35. i like the phonics firefly

  36. christine jessamine says:

    i love the phonics pad

  37. I like Hot Dots

  38. I like the Magnetic AlphaBoard

  39. String-Along Lacing Kit and Pattern Cards

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  41. I iike the Motorized Solar System.

  42. I like the neat set of 50 of Smencils Colored Pencils

  43. I also like the Everyday Uses Rock & Card set


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