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Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game

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It's a showdown in a bowl! Grab a spoon and watch as it magically changes color. Then, dig into the cereal-serving bowl and scoop up pieces of that color. Cross your fingers for a color flash free-for-all and collect two pieces at a time. During this all-play game, quickly collect the most cereal pieces to win! Practices color recognition, builds fine motor skills, develops hand-eye coordination, promotes sportsmanship and social skills. Cut to the Chase: A fast-paced preschool color-matching game where two players compete for the most cereal pieces. Game components can also be used for pretend play. Quick, fun game that takes less than five minutes to play - once you're done, battle again!

The Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game Features:

  • Think (break) fast and fill your bowl first using an amazing, color-changing spoon!

  • Turn on your spoons and watch for the color change

  • Scramble to pick up the pieces that match your scoop - collect the most and you win!

  • Includes 2 electronic light-up spoons, 1 cereal serving bowl, 2 player bowls, and 45 cereal pieces

  • Requires 2 AAA batteries (not included)

Features

  • Think (break) fast and fill your bowl first using an amazing, color-changing spoon!
  • Turn on your spoons and watch for the color change; Scramble to pick up the pieces that match your scoop - collect the most and you win!
  • Includes 2 electronic light-up spoons, 1 cereal serving bowl, 2 player bowls, and 45 cereal pieces
  • Requires 2 AAA batteries (not included)

Additional Info

315408

6C03BCB1

086002034458

3445

2 AAA batteries are required (not included)

1.2 pounds

10.5 x 7.6 x 2.4

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game
 
4.7

(based on 90 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (63)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Engaging (73)
  • Educational (71)
  • Lots of fun (70)
  • Interactive (68)
  • Durable (58)

Cons

  • Small pieces (3)

Best Uses

  • Young children (61)
  • Entertainment (58)
  • Indoor (57)
  • Special needs (15)
  • Older children (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (55), Stay at home parent (36), Education oriented (31), Working parent (16), First time parent (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (42), Yes (32)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great Kid Appeal, Fast Paced

Educational Insights Crazy Cereal is fast paced electronic game. Upon arrival, my son and daughter ages 7 and 4 were drawn to the cheerful illustrations covering the box. I have to applaud the...Read complete review

Educational Insights Crazy Cereal is fast paced electronic game. Upon arrival, my son and daughter ages 7 and 4 were drawn to the cheerful illustrations covering the box. I have to applaud the box design. It mimics an actual cereal box quite well with nutritional information, a maze to do on the back, and so on. My children couldn't wait playing this game as it promised laughter and fun!

Before play, a parent, teacher, or guardian will need to locate 2 AAA batteries and install one each into the game spoons per the instructions given. This step only takes a few minutes. A normal sized Phillips head screwdriver sufficed in the installation process. The batteries are solely needed for the LED color changing lights which match individual pieces of cereal. Each of the spoons has an auto-shut off mode which saves batteries and the sheer wonder if everything was turned off after game play.

This two player game focuses on matching and color recognition skills. It's a fast paced and is usually is over in about five minutes. Whoever has the most pieces of cereal in their bowl at the end wins. There's a bit a variation to the game to keep things interesting. Skill is required in scooping up one piece of cereal and then two at a time into their own bowls with only using one hand. This game can help with sharpening motor skills and hand-eye coordination. It provides a challenge and also can be used as an aid to teach patience and good sportsmanship with others.

Aside from playing the game as instructed, the game pieces can be used as an aid in teaching or pretend play. The cereal pieces designs are a circle loop, star, and a waffle type square. The colors of each are red, orange, yellow, green, and blue. The high quality pieces can be used to create patterns, practice motor skills without the speed of the game, and as math manipulatives.
My son and daughter seemed to find this game fun. Their only disappointment was that it was over somewhat quickly. To expand game play we decided they would play three rounds. I had to remind them the first few times about the only picking up the cereal using the spoon and not their other hand. I really like that this game provides challenge. At the end of each round, I had the kids count the pieces they collected in their bowls. They were enjoying themselves so much that I bet they didn't realize they were learning and developing important skills too!

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

A Fun Game, Best Enjoyed in Small Servings...

As an EI Insider, my girls occasionally receive toys from Educational Insights for review, and this was one of them...

Crazy Cereal is a simple concept and a fun game,...Read complete review

As an EI Insider, my girls occasionally receive toys from Educational Insights for review, and this was one of them...

Crazy Cereal is a simple concept and a fun game, but perhaps a bit too simple in its gameplay. Made for two players ages 4+ (the "cereal" pieces are small, so this isn't for the really young), the game begins with all the cereal in one large bowl. As one player signals "go," each player turns on their lighted, LED spoon and begins taking cereal pieces one at a time from the large bowl, placing them into their bowl. If the LED's start flashing, it's "Crazy Mode" time, and that means you can take two pieces at a time, regardless of color. At the end, it's the player with the most pieces in their bowl that wins.

While the game is cute and well-made, there isn't a lot to it, and that might make for an issue of attention span for some players. One or two rounds, and it's onto the next thing, so parents will want to keep that in mind. Crazy Cereal is best enjoyed in small servings.

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4.0

Fun game for my kids

By kati mendez

from Fort Worth, TX

About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Entertainment
    • Indoor
    • Young Children

    Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

    This game was one I hadn't seen before and thought it would be perfect for my 4 year old. I was right -- she loves playing it! She loves how real the cereal pieces actually look, and she loves scooping them out of the big bowl and into the smaller bowl. The lights change color slower than I thought, but then I realized that it's a good speed for her age -- I was scooping too fast :) A good game for her to play with her 7 year old sister and her 12 year old brother even joins in every once in awhile. A great purchase!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Fun, educational game!

    By BoyMom

    from Baltimore, MD

    About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Entertainment
      • Indoor
      • Young Children

      Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

      This game can be played by my 3 year old and my almost-5 year old. It's as competitive as you make it. Helps with color review, sorting and hand-eye coordination.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      ASD FRIENDLY GAME!!!

      By Closetblondemom

      from Joplin Missouri

      About Me Education Oriented, First Time Parent, Stay At Home Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Educational
      • Engaging
      • Lots of Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertainment
        • Indoor
        • Special Needs
        • Young Children

        Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

        I have a two and a half year old little boy with autism level 3 and a sensory processing disorder as well as nutrition and feeding issues. Because of his diagnosis this experience with this product is that he's having a hard time realizing how to match the colors but once he does he's getting it. One step at a time. The other great thing about this is that he has issues with using utensils and by making it a gameand the cereal not being a big mess if he spills it it is teaching him how to keep something on this spoon as well!!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Love this game

        By Diana

        from Staten Island ny

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Educational
        • Lots of Fun

        Cons

        • Small pieces

        Best Uses

        • Special Needs
        • Young Children

        Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

        This game is good for children to learn the colors and shapes, children can learn to sort by color and shapes.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Grandchildren loved it!

        By Nana B

        from Charlottesville, Virginia

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lots of Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

            Laughed and had fun

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Pre school aged kids!

            By Mom of 3

            from Rochester NY

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

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Entertainment
              • Young Children

              Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

              My 4 and 5 year old have loved playing this game. Everytime the "crazy mode" comes on all you hear is giggling as they try to get the cereal. They love to yell out what color the spoon is before getting their cereal piece.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Havent Tried The game Yet but looks Cute!

              By ZJ's mom

              from Connecticut

              About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Educational
              • Engaging
              • Interactive

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Young Children

                Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

                I have not given this game to the intended children as they are xmas gifts for this year. ( I am an early shopper!). The game looks super cute and educational and I purchased one for my niece and one for my daughter, both are 4 years old!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                4.0

                GREAT

                By TO

                from Miami, FL

                About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Entertainment
                  • Indoor
                  • Special Needs
                  • Young Children

                  Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

                  Excellent product. The spoon could be bigger or adapter to enlarge for children who require more time.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Crazy Cereal game is a big hit with Autistic son.

                  By El Boz

                  from Jacksonville, FL

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Small pieces, follow the safety guidelines

                    Best Uses

                    • Cognitive abilities
                    • Fine motor skills
                    • Reaction time

                    Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

                    First came across this product online but when shopping with my wife at the local Toysrus we saw the game on clearance. Perfect opportunity to pick it up. My son is on the Autism Spectrum and it was perfect for getting him interested in eating cereal with milk and not just plain. Another plus is it helps with fine motor development.

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Preschool + game

                    By emmabryon2009

                    from Illinois

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game:

                    This is a very fun game. All of my kiddos 5, 6, and 9 like to play.

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