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Magnetic Playcentre - Blue

product code: 137251

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Magnetic Playcentre - Blue
Magnetic Playcentre - Blue
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Learn to spell and recognise different letters with the Magnetic Playcentre. Your little one can make up words, sentences or even simple maths equations, using the symbols.

There is a box of chalk included in the set so your child can start practising writing the letters and numbers or they can draw pictures onto the board.

When it is time to pack away, all of the pieces fit into the case, ensuring they do not get lost.

Quick Facts:
Portable with a carry handle
Great for practising spelling and letter recognition
Write on the board with chalk or stick on the magnetic letters
Everything packs away into the case
Suitable from 36 months

The set includes:
1 x Magnetic Playcentre
40 x Upper case letters
40 x Lower case letters
10 x Numbers
7 x Signs
1 x Box of chalks
20 x Sheets of paper
1 x Eraser

How does this help my child ?

  • Creativity
    Creativity

    This toy enables your child to express themselves artistically.

  • Hand to Eye Coordination
    Hand to Eye Coordination

    This toy helps your child to develop good reflexes.

  • Learning to Read
    Learning to Read

    This toy helps your child start to read for themselves.

  • Problem solving
    Problem solving

    These toys teach your child to work things out for themselves.

Specification

  • Weight: 1.83 kg

Magnetic Playcentre - Blue reviews verified by Reevoo

(6.8 out of 10)
Fun Factor
8.0
Durability
4.7
Value for money
6.0
Overall rating
6.8
Scores 6.8 out of 10 based on 9 reviews
(2 out of 10)

Lou81

Epsom, Surrey GB
It is such a shame that ELC have allowed this product to be produced using plastic which is lesser quality to temporary packaging. we paid the full £20 for this item and are disappointed.
The blackboard/magnetic board barely stays put where it should and the idea it can also carry paper underneath is good in principle but as the plastic tray is such poor quality the reality is you spend your time encouraging your child not to touch and lift it.
Sadly this is another example of ELC scrimping on quality and charging a premium.
Published on: 15 January 2014
(2 out of 10)

chegirl

GB
I bought this for my soon to be six year old because he is enjoying developing his spelling and reading.
He is the fourth of my five children and his older siblings have all owned a version of this toy.
I was therefore confident that this toy would be suitable for my son.

I was very disappointed and so was he.
The desk lid is poorly designed and broke on opening. My son is generally careful with his toys and when I looked closely at the desk I was shocked at its shoddy quality.
As well as the desk lid the chalkboard is flimsy and hard to keep in its place (it is designed to be removable but won't stay put when needed).
The tray that is supposed to hold the magnetic numbers and letters is made of the sort of plastic found in packaging so not fit for purpose. It bent and ripped very quickly.
The desk is meant for a younger child so I would not recommend it. It is supposed to be portable but one drop and it would probably break.

It is a shame that ELC has allowed such a classic, traditional toy to e made so badly and sold in it's stores.

I will be seeking a refund.

N.B. I have tried to upload a photograph but the site keeps timing out.
Published on: 31 December 2013
(10 out of 10)

Rogern

South Coast UK GB
Very good at helping in the early stages of reading
Published on: 31 December 2013
(4 out of 10)

Ken42

Edinburgh GB
My daughter has just started school and I was looking for something fun for her to practise her word building. I came across one of these in our dentist waiting room so ordered it for her Christmas. When she opened it today I was very disappointed at the poor quality. I can only assume that it is now being produced much more cheaply than the earlier model I came across as the case is much less sturdy, the handle does not feel strong enough to take the weight of the case and the plastic tray insert is more like a disposable food tray than something you would design to withstand the play of young children. I don't expect it to last very long. I am glad I bought it on sale but I would rather have paid a bit more and had better quality.
Published on: 27 December 2013
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Normally delivered within 7 working days (exclusions apply including postcode restrictions and extended timescales)

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