Toy Review – Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z
New Toys for Christmas 2014:
PlanToys makes sustainable and environment-friendly toys that promote learning and child development. One of these toys is the Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z, a 26-piece set that teaches the alphabet and the letters’ counterparts in American hand sign language.
Who Is This For?
Learning one’s ABCs can be quite a challenge, but with the right tools, children can pick up on them easily. Parents will want the process to be as painless and, if possible, fun and enjoyable. With the Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z set, they can take on the task of teaching their children the alphabet even at a very early age of 2. Those who are also engaged in early learning and education will see this set as a very useful tool inside a classroom.
2-15, with supervision for kids under 3 (choking hazard).
Things We Like
No doubt about it, the Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z is an attractive set. The design is simple and kid-friendly, both colorful and playful. There are no hard edges or plastic-feeling texture to the pieces, so kids can handle them without getting hurt.
Of course, the fact that the set makes use of sustainable and environment-friendly materials is also a great thing. It is made from solid rubber wood, combined with PlanWood, which is a safe and child-friendly material developed exclusively by PlanToys.
Even the way the letters and the hand signs are presented on each of the pieces is nicely done. Since they are impressed, the colors won’t be easily erased, even with frequent handling. The hand signs are also clearly illustrated so they are easy to follow and imitate.
These days, toys and learning tools that can accomplish more than one task at one time are greatly appreciated, since they save money and time. In the past, parents would have to buy a separate hand sign language set. Now, they just have to buy the Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z from PlanToys and they can teach their children the alphabet as well as the American sign language!
Things We Don’t Like
Each piece measures 2.6 x 3.2 x 0.4 inches. Many would find these dimensions to be a quite small, and can pose a choking hazard. Parental supervision is still advised, especially when used by children as young as 2 years old.
The Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z set costs $30.00.
PlanToys has not give any information regarding product guarantees and/or warranties for the Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z.
Is It Worth The Money?
A two-for-one learning and development kit is always worth investing in, and if it is something as attractive and effective as the Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z, this is one purchase you won’t regret.
Where Can I Buy?
PlanToys has made the Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z available in its online store. However, you can also find this set at online stores such as Amazon.
Spice up your kids’ learning process as they learn their ABCs, and even learn about the American hand sign language at the same time! With the Hand Sign Alphabet A-Z set, they will be well on their way to being prepared for school.