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Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set

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Everything young builders need for construction play! Strap on the handy tool belt, and grab the battery-powered drill-there's building to do! This 2-piece set features a wood board with specially-sized bolts for drilling. Everything stores in a sturdy 12 inch x 14 inch x 3.5 inch carrying case. Drill requires 2 AA batteries, not included. Ages 3 and up. 20 Pieces.

The Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set Features:

  • Contains everything young builders need for construction play

  • Introduce children to skilled trades while showcasing how math and science are involved in real-world applications

  • 20-piece set includes durable plastic hammer, saw, tape measure, screwdrivers, nuts, bolts, wood board for drilling, battery-powered drill, handy tool belt, and sturdy carrying case

  • Part of the Pretend & Play line that fosters healthy early childhood development by helping kids interpret and imitate the world around them

  • Durable and engaging, the extensive collection of Pretend & Play products will last through years of play

  • Drill requires 2 AA batteries, not included

Features

  • Contains everything young builders need for construction play
  • Introduce children to skilled trades while showcasing how math and science are involved in real-world applications
  • 20-piece set includes durable plastic hammer, saw, tape measure, screwdrivers, nuts, bolts, wood board for drilling, battery-powered drill, handy tool belt, and sturdy carrying case
  • Part of the Pretend & Play line that fosters healthy early childhood development by helping kids interpret and imitate the world around them; Durable and engaging, the extensive collection of Pretend & Play products will last through years of play
  • Drill requires 2 AA batteries, not included

Additional Info

504944

07C09565

765023091304

2.5 pounds

14.3 x 13.1 x 3.5

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Average Customer Rating:

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Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set
 
4.4

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (7)
  • Fun (7)
  • Educational (3)
  • Entertaining (3)
  • Interactive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Imaginative play (5)
  • Motor skills development (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Stay at home parent (4), Education oriented (3), Parent of two or more children (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great gift!

I gave this as a gift to a 5-year-old, and she absolutely loves it! She said that they have Gears! Gears! Gears! sets in her classroom, so she instantly knew how...Read complete review

I gave this as a gift to a 5-year-old, and she absolutely loves it! She said that they have Gears! Gears! Gears! sets in her classroom, so she instantly knew how to construct with this set. I have watched her be entertained by all aspects of this set (the building, creativity and playing). Her mother loves that her daughter gets so engrossed with this set that it keeps her engaged for a very long time, and the set is educational without her daughter knowing it!

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Keep looking!

After having this item for one day, the pliers keeps falling apart, the latch on the tool box has fallen off and the tool belt does not stay latched so it does not stay...Read complete review

After having this item for one day, the pliers keeps falling apart, the latch on the tool box has fallen off and the tool belt does not stay latched so it does not stay on. Also, the little board it comes with doesn't have any legs so when he drills, he has to hold it up for the drill to go thru the holes. Very disappointed in the poor quality.

Reviewed by 13 customers

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4.0

Interesting

By Ant Ann

from Massachusetts

About Me Educator

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Can Withstand Use
  • Easy To Play
  • Educational
  • Entertaining
  • Fun
  • Interactive
  • Thought Provoking

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Children

    Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

    I had to order a second set because the first set was missing several pieces including the very important monkeys. As customer service couldn't find any information on my original order they gave me a discount on the second one. It was kind of a pain to have to buy another set but the kids like them.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Hours of fun for years to come

    By Emma

    from Cambridgeshire

    About Me Education Oriented, Stay At Home Parent

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Entertaining
    • Fun
    • Interactive

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Creative Development
      • Imaginative Play
      • Indoor

      Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

      We got this set in June and and have now played with it many times and created lots of different scenes. It was slightly challenging at first to work out how to make the gears perform different tasks, but we followed the instructions in the book to set it up like the one on the box and started to get the hang of how it works. Now we make our own creations.

      Like all other items we have from Learning Resources the quality of this product is excellent. The colours are great, the ideas and level of creativity it inspires is awesome and it really makes you think. We have had this out on play dates and now three of our friends have bought it for their children too, which gives you some idea that it is loved by parents and children alike.

      Would definitely recommend this. My son is only three and he can build things but requires an adult to play with him and help him sometimes, an older kid would likely be happy playing this alone for hours - if they get the chance... Every adult we know always want to have a go too!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      Fun construction set for hours of fun!

      By star100

      from Devon, UK

      About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Entertaining
      • Fun
      • Great Value
      • Interactive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Creative Development
        • Family Time
        • Group Activity
        • Indoor

        Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

        This great construction building set from Gears! Gears! Gears! is a fun way to learn. The instructions are clear and easily followed to build an entire jungle scene using all the pieces. I found to build the whole set was a bit of a challenge for my 6 yr old that she thoroughly enjoyed although did require some assistance and guidance.
        The pieces slot together firmly so it stays together quite well when built and it all seems durable. It's great that you can build any design that you want, big or small. My daughter enjoyed just building a small tree design with gears that she could turn and just hang 1 or 2 monkeys from.
        When the whole set is put together it really does come to life and is magical seeing all the gears turning together. There is lots going on to look across the scene. My children enjoyed finding different places to hang the monkeys to watch them twist and spin or even hanging a couple together from the same tree - definitely a fun element of this construction set!

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        • No

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Safe and Accurate

        By Jubilee Reviews

        from Lexington KY

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Durable
        • Easy to use
        • Educational
        • No Pinch Points

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Learning To Measure

          Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

          This was a great tool to teach my 5 year old about measuring without worrying about his getting cut or pinched with adult tape measures.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great for Little Hands

          By Second Time Around

          from Salt Lake City, UT

          Pros

          • Big
          • Durable
          • Educational
          • fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Imaginative play
            • Learning
            • Measuring

            Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

            My 2 little boys love this toy! My 5 year old has had so much fun measuring. It's easy for him to use and it's been a great teaching toy. I have been able to teach him about inches, centimeters, meters, and feet. It's great for comparing what is bigger or smaller and taller or shorter.

            My 15 month old has gotten his little hands on it too and it's even easy for him to play with and has withstood his rough playing. So to me, that makes it very durable since my little one is rough with toys. It's a great educational toy and also great for imaginative play.

            **I received this product free of charge to review on my blog, Second Time Around. My thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.**

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            • No

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            4.0

            Quality tool set

            By Erin

            from Canada

            Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

            The toolbox has a good variety of tools. My 3 year old just got it for his birthday and plays with it daily. My only complaint is the tool belt doesn't snap closed so he can't wear it..which allow more pretend play. And the 'wooden' plank is a great idea, though I would have like to see it up on supports so the kids can put the screws in all the way.

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            5.0

            Great for Doers!

            By Erin from Connected2Christ

            from Oregon

            Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

            The Learning Resources Tape Measure is a must have learning tool for young children. It's perfect for reinforcing early math and science skills. This measure is largely sized but not overly making it ideal for little hands to control and use. The tape measure has a soft-grip handle as well as a manual wind up crank. The crank is great for little ones to practice and master fine motor skills by reeling it back up. The colors are of green, purple, and yellow making making it gender neutral i.e good for either a girl or a boy.

            The tape displays inches & feet on one side, centimeters on the other! It also features a double-sided tab for easy use. Frustration Free! It's simple, straight forward, and the perfect measuring tape for children who want to measure everything they come across!

            My daughter age 4 1/2 has gotten a lot of use out of the Simple Tape Measure. We've used it for our homeschooling as well as for pretend play. She learns the best from doing something herself so any sort of manipulative activity. One activity that we did together with the measuring tape was to measure various items around the house. I laminated a sheet of items that could be found around the house, had her locate these items, and then measure them! She had a blast and was learning how to compare, contrast, and estimate!

            Both my children ages 4 1/2 & 2 1/2 years old had no problems using tape measure. There's been no fear of getting pinched or cut by retraction. The winding it back up came easily to my son and daughter. My kids can safely learn & play imaginatively to their hearts content! This product has been wonderful and it's held up great use after use.

            This product will be getting ton more use in our home and I can't see my kids excitement of using it faltering any time soon. Highly recommended and perfect for children age 3-6 years old!

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            4.0

            Excellent tool all around!

            By Stuff Parents Need

            from Chattanooga, TN

            Pros

            • Easy to use
            • Kid-friendly

            Cons

            • Can break

            Best Uses

            • Math Lessons
            • Measuring

            Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

            First and foremost, let's talk about the bad news. We did have trouble with the tape measure getting off track in its wheel house. This was easily fixes by unscrewing the toy and re-looping it, and it actually provided yet another lesson for our child, as she got to see exactly how a tape measure works on the inside.

            Our 3 1/2 year old absolutely loves this thing. Right now we are working on very basic things like longer and shorter, and working on the feet designations (for example: find something that is more than 1 foot long).

            I can see this product also being useful for teaching fractions later on. Highly recommend!

            I was provided with this product free on charge and am giving my honest opinion here.

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            5.0

            Favorite

            By smcg

            from utah

            About Me First Time Parent, Stay At Home Parent

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Imaginative Play
                • Motor Skills Development

                Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

                I ordered this for my 18 month old and he absolutely LOVES it! the drill and the wood is the coolest thing. The way that the wood is meant to look like you've drilled a hole into and opens up- is the best! I am very pleased with this set. would recommend it over the cheaper sets any day! we took away the small choking hazard pieces. My son hasn't put the toys down for 3 days! his favorite and I love that it gives me a minute to do what I need to while he's drilling "holes" into the wood. very cute and sturdy toy. I havent' even tried the belt on him yet. Not really a concern of mine.

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Not perfect, but A Very Good Set

                By kamariden

                from San Diego, CA

                About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Fun
                • Realistic
                • Really Works

                Cons

                • Batteries Not Included

                Best Uses

                • Imaginative Play
                • Motor Skills Development
                • Older Children
                • Young Children

                Comments about Learning Resources Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set:

                Bought this set a couple years ago as a present for my then 3yr old. He's 5 now and he and his almost 3yr old younger brother are still playing with it, with no end in sight. So the age range on this toy is clearly GREAT!
                Pros:
                *comes with it's own tool (aka storage) box!
                *the variety of tools
                *the fairly realistic way they look and work
                *the great drilling action complete with drill sound!
                *not too many tiny pieces to get lost
                *no annoying music
                *encourages imaginative, independent & cooperative play!
                *tools are mostly very durable (see cons)

                Cons:
                1)The tool belt was disappointing out of the box because the plastic it's made out of makes it difficult to snap on (my boys have to ask me to put it on them)and it's smallest possible diameter is still a little large even on my 5 yr old. We solved this by putting it on sling style. The stiffness & size of the belt also makes it a bit tricky to put back into the tool box, but it's still definitely doable and by the time he was 4 my biggest boy had no problem doing it on his own.

                2)Just a couple weeks after opening it, my rough boys pulled the cloth measuring tape apart from it's wind-up case. The measuring tape got tossed, but my boys still play with the case. (but my boys can be pretty rough on things, so not sure if that's a product problem or not)

                I noticed another reviewer mention that the "wood" for drilling doesn't have legs. This is true, but has never been a problem for my boys. They either held it while drilling without problem or they just set it on the carpet and drilled into that. I suppose it might be a tiny issue if you only have hard wood floors, but then you could use a furniture cushion instead. The drill wouldn't hurt it, that's for sure.

                Bottom Line:
                My boys have used this set to "fix" things all over the house for years now. I would definitely recommend this to friends.

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