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Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen

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Product Description

This interactive two-book set with included Hot Dots Pen provides children with 100 lessons on a variety of beginning reading skills appropriate for preschoolers, including letter recognition, matching uppercase and lowercase letters, phonics, sight words, and comprehension. Fifteen of the 100 lessons are challenge activities that prepare children for skills at the next grade level. Includes two 50-page books, total of 100 lessons, and Hot Dots pen. Requires 2 AAA batteries (not included).

The Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen Features:

  • Help your little one hone their beginning reading skills with this fun, interactive 2-book set and Ace - the Talking Teaching Dog pen

  • Provides preschoolers with 100 lessons that cover letter recognition, reading readiness, phonics, and more!

  • Press Ace to an answer dot - he offers affirmative "ruffs" and encouraging words for correct responses, and gentle redirection for incorrect responses

  • Helps develop critical early learning skills and encourages self-paced independent learning

  • Also includes 15 challenges for next-level skill prep!

  • Includes 2 spiral-bound card sets with 100 lessons and Ace - the Talking, Teaching Dog pen. Pen requires 2 AAA batteries (not included)

Features

  • Help your little one hone their beginning reading skills with this fun, interactive 2-book set and Ace - the Talking Teaching Dog pen.
  • Provides preschoolers with 100 lessons that cover letter recognition, reading readiness, phonics, and more!
  • Press Ace to an answer dot - he offers affirmative "ruffs" and encouraging words for correct responses, and gentle redirection for incorrect responses.
  • Helps develop critical early learning skills and encourages self-paced independent learning. Also includes 15 challenges for next-level skill prep!
  • Includes 2 spiral-bound card sets with 100 lessons and Ace - the Talking, Teaching Dog pen. Pen requires 2 AAA batteries (not included).

Additional Info

512580

9D2C9079

086002023902

2390

2 AAA batteries are required (not included)

1.3 pounds

9.1 x 8.4 x 1.9

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Average Customer Rating:

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Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen
 
4.7

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Educational (32)
  • Engaging (30)
  • Interactive (28)
  • Lots of fun (22)
  • Durable (15)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Young children (28)
  • Entertainment (20)
  • Indoor (15)
  • Travel (15)
  • Special needs (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (21), Education oriented (12), Stay at home parent (12), Working parent (5), First time parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (17), No (6)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great for home or on the road

This set was a gift for my 4 y.o. She really likes Ace, the cute dog stylus that accompanies the Hot Dots Jr. Pre-K Reading set. He has 23 fun phrases and sound...Read complete review

This set was a gift for my 4 y.o. She really likes Ace, the cute dog stylus that accompanies the Hot Dots Jr. Pre-K Reading set. He has 23 fun phrases and sound effects to help let the user know how s/he is doing. My daughter laughed the first time she realized Ace would vibrate after she answered three questions in a row correctly. One thing I appreciated about Ace was that he has a mute option.

There are two books included in this set and they cover the following topics: Letter Recognition (A-Z, upper/lowercase), Sequencing (before/after), Story Sequence (Which picture completes the story?), Rhyming Words, Color Words, Letters and Words (Find letters that are in the word), Upper and Lowercase Letter Matching, Word Recognition (Match photo/word to a list of words), Letter Sounds, and a Challenge section that asks the child to find the letter that makes the beginning/ending sound of the item pictured.

This set is a good fit for children interested in learning letters and their sounds. It is a good start towards reading mastery.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

My girls loved it BUT....

Both of my girls loved this when it was working. The light up eyes and noises were great. Stopped working about 2 and a half months after we opened it. Changed batteries, wiped...Read complete review

Both of my girls loved this when it was working. The light up eyes and noises were great. Stopped working about 2 and a half months after we opened it. Changed batteries, wiped the tip, still nothing. Of course it being a gift,the purchaser couldn't remember where they bought it or if they had retained a receipt. Wasteful, I have the books but nothing to use them with. Very dissappointed

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1.0

Great when it works, but breaks quickly

By Mom to many

from Colorado Springs, CO

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

Pros

    Cons

    • Flimsy
    • Poor Design

    Best Uses

      Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

      We got this for my daughter for Christmas. She loved it, but just a couple of months later it began to say that every answer is wrong. Very frustrating. Certainly wouldn't have bought it if I knew it was only going to last 2 months.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      4.0

      My 3 Year Old Hot Dots Jr.

      By JRDPA

      from Pittsburgh, PA

      About Me First Time Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Educational
      • Engaging

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertainment
        • Indoor
        • Young Children

        Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

        My 3 year old enjoys doing these. I bought a set for both his cousin and his friend for Christmas this year. The first set we ever bought he plowed right through the first book, but the second one takes him longer and he keeps getting it out himself even after buying him a second set. I like that the pen has volume control, but wish it had an off switch so you don't have to worry about storing it and it going off (it hasn't yet, but I do anyway).

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Like it

        By HB

        from Indiana

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

        My 3.5 year love to practice reading. This is a perfect supplement to what we are doing

         
        5.0

        Hot Dots "Aced" reading

        By YAYA

        from Peabody, MA

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great for road trips
        • Great Grip

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

            Ace has made interactive reading loads of fun with the flashing eye for right or wrong answer and gives child praise when answered correctly. This interactive learning toy has made learning fun!!!! Remember to purchase AA batteries!!!!

             
            4.0

            Love this product!

            By Celina

            from Minneola, FL

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

            My daughter loves Hot Dots and enjoys the immediate feedback that the pen gives. She enjoys trying to do her best to get the right answer to see the green light or hear the words of encouragement.

             
            5.0

            Good learning tool, would buy again at another level.

            By Nana

            from Tupelo,ms.

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Educational
            • Engaging

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Travel
              • Young Children

              Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

              My granddaughter really enjoyed everything about it

               
              5.0

              I love this

              By Ashley

              from Ky

              About Me Working Parent

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Educational
              • Engaging
              • Interactive
              • Lots of Fun

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Entertainment
                • Indoor
                • Travel
                • Young Children

                Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

                My 4 year old loves this

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                4.0

                Great idea but, Ace doesn't work right

                By Andrew in Georgia

                from Kingsland, GA

                About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

                Pros

                • Educational
                • Engaging
                • Interactive
                • Lots of Fun

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Entertainment
                  • Indoor
                  • Travel
                  • Young Children

                  Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

                  We bought this and some extra books for my son for Easter. He loved using them all! Today, we went to use it and the pen says that everything, even my hand, is the right answer. I even tried removing the batteries and that didn't work. Now my son is upset that he can't use it any more.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect for prek

                  By sheryl

                  from Nashville, TN

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

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Educational
                  • Engaging
                  • Interactive
                  • Lots of Fun

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertainment
                    • Travel
                    • Young Children

                    Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

                    We received this set several months ago and my 5 year old still loves to play with it. She likes the immediate reinforcement of the sounds and enjoys working through the book independently. I hope to buy more hotdot books and use them as she advances through PreK and K skills.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    Educational and Fun! Great Product!

                    By MV

                    from Michigan

                    About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

                    Pros

                    • Educational
                    • Engaging
                    • Interactive

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Continue Learning At Home

                      Comments about Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set with Ace Pen:

                      My 4 1/2 year old son loves these! He picks it up on his own and flips through the books to do the activities. He loves the positive reinforcement and the challenge. It's such a clever way for him to learn but have fun at the same time. And I'm really glad that we can buy other books as he continues to grow. Great product!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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