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Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen

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Product Description

Ace lights up learning! He barks, talks, and laughs with excitement. Ace works with all Hot Dots and Hot Dots Jr. card sets, providing instantaneous visual and audio feedback. Simply press the pen to an answer on any Hot Dots Jr. card for an immediate response - fun, motivating phrases for correct answers and gentle redirection for incorrect responses.

The Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen Features:

  • Pens measure 6 inch length

  • Ages 3 and up

  • Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog lights up learning, bringing Hot Dots Jr storybooks and card sets to life!

  • Simply press Ace to an answer dot on any Hot Dots or Hot Dots Jr. card or storybook for an immediate response!

  • Ace offers affirmative "ruffs" and encouraging words for correct responses and provides gentle redirection for incorrect responses

  • Perfect for independent learning

  • Provides all the feedback your child needs to work through hundreds of Hot Dots Jr. early learning activities

  • Requires 2 AAA batteries (not included)

  • Not compatible with Hot Dots Tots activity sets

Features

  • Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog lights up learning, bringing Hot Dots Jr storybooks and card sets to life!
  • Simply press Ace to an answer dot on any Hot Dots or Hot Dots Jr. card or storybook for an immediate response!
  • Ace offers affirmative "ruffs" and encouraging words for correct responses and provides gentle redirection for incorrect responses
  • Perfect for independent learning; Provides all the feedback your child needs to work through hundreds of Hot Dots Jr. early learning activities
  • Requires 2 AAA batteries (not included); Not compatible with Hot Dots Tots activity sets

Additional Info

848144

DF24A14A

086002023506

2350-TRU

2 AAA batteries are required (not included)

0.3 pounds

6.0 x 3.1 x 1.4

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Average Customer Rating:

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Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen
 
3.5

(based on 55 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (14)

72%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (32)
  • Lasting fun (12)
  • High quality (10)
  • Easy to assemble (9)
  • Colorful (7)

Cons

  • Poor design (6)

Best Uses

  • Home (19)
  • Travel (19)
  • Young children (15)
  • Outside (7)
  • School (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (31), Educator (14), Education oriented (10), Thrifty (6), Parent of two or more children (5)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (28), Yes (19)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great for Classroom Centers!

I use these pens in a Literacy Workstation in my Kindergarten classroom and they have been going strong for a month now! The kids enjoy the buzzes and noises, and it has built their...Read complete review

I use these pens in a Literacy Workstation in my Kindergarten classroom and they have been going strong for a month now! The kids enjoy the buzzes and noises, and it has built their fine motor skills by having them click on the bubble beside the correct answer. I will be using these in the word work center all year! The noise is quiet even at it's maximum - which is a good thing!!

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Ace does not work on big kids cards

Ace DOES NOT work on the "Big Kid" cards. I have tried at three to confirm this. It would be nice if the manufacturer would state this plainly somewhere.

Ace DOES NOT work on the "Big Kid" cards. I have tried at three to confirm this. It would be nice if the manufacturer would state this plainly somewhere.

Reviewed by 55 customers

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5.0

Would highly recommend

By Valued

from undisclosed

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Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

Great learning tool for toddlers

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5.0

love

By Jacqueline

from undisclosed

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Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

love it my son is 3 and learning alot from these

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5.0

I would recommend this.

By Valued

from undisclosed

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Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

So cute!

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1.0

Defective pen

By Ginny

from Naperville IL

About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

Pros

    Cons

    • Cheaply Made

    Best Uses

      Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

      Pen stopped working and says all correct answers are wrong. I changed batteries but still doesn't work. It is only a few months old.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Cheaper online!

      By Dynamite

      from Fort Worth, TX

      About Me Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Colorful
      • Easy Storage
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Young Children

        Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

        I ordered this online and my grandson loves it!

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        So inspirational!

        By Smart shopper

        from Florida

        About Me Educator

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • School

          Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

          My students love working with these Hot Dot Pens. Their phrases of praise or encouragement makes the students want to work more and harder.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          1.0

          Good if you can get it to work

          By Sad Mommy

          from NASHVILLE

          About Me Education Oriented, First Time Parent, Working Parent

          Pros

          • Educational

          Cons

          • Flimsy
          • Poor Design

          Best Uses

          • Young Children

          Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

          I saw this and thought how engaging! My two year old was excited to get this home. We opened and he did about 20 flash cards without being bored. Overall it's a very educational item...if it works. Day 3 of trying to use "doggy" he started telling my son all his right answers were wrong
          I took the pen away which caused a melt down, but I didn't want you son confused. Changed batteries, did research and nothing. The pen is just defective and at this point I am not willing buy another one just to waste money. Wish they could ensure a better pen then the product would be great

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          3.0

          cute but broke

          By Mstev

          from St. Augustine Fl

          Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

          Hi there
          I bought a set a and an extra pen for my pre-k class. They loved them and so did I! Sad to say both pens stopped working within two months of buying them. I was very bummed! I changed the batteries and no luck:( I was told that the children had to be gentle with them which they were. What else can I try?

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great learning / teaching product

          By Coush01

          from Cape Cod, MA

          About Me Parent

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Colorful
          • Easy Storage
          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • School
            • Young Children

            Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

            My son loves this product! We use it together with the Dots cards, and he gets so excited when he gets his choices right, and the dog praises him! He laughs and laughs! And wants to do more cards! I'm very pleased with Educational Insights, and plan to buy more ! Thank you for making such a great product!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Have several

            By Mom of 3

            from Alberta, Canada

            About Me Parent

            Pros

            • Colorful
            • Easy to Use
            • Good Variety

            Cons

            • Bulky

            Best Uses

            • School
            • Young Children

            Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ace - The Talking, Teaching Dog Pen:

            WE love the idea behind using these, we had some older products, a set of card and the kids broke the "pen" that came with that. WE have 3-4 of these kicking around now and it's nice to have some extras as the cards are useless without them. It's really nice to be able to set them up with the work and then let them work through it on their own or while you are doing your stuff. They can practice it as much as they want. Unlike workbooks they aren't "used up" and my next child, and next child can use it too.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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