My son has reached the curious about everything stage, especially how things work. He LOVES taking stuff apart and trying to put it all back together! So we were very excited when this fun new toy showed up on our doorstep.
The Think and Learn Code-a-pillar by Fisher Price is a learning toy that encourages kids to test their problem solving skills by connecting segments and creating paths. By rearranging the segments they can make the Code-a-pillar come to life and follow directions, with flashing lights and fun sounds along the way.
Each box includes 8 segments, a motorized head and 2 destination targets. Three segments move forward, two turn right, two turn 90 degrees, and one segment is for sound activation. The segments are sturdy and easy to connect an pull apart. Brady could connect and disassemble all by himself easily and quickly.
Right out of the box he was instantly curious about how to make the Code-a-pillar work. We worked on putting the segments together to guide the toy to his destination and Brady loved seeing the Code-a-pillar in action. He spent well over an hour creating new combinations for his new toy.
Also important,I love that the Code-a-pillar engages fine motor skills as your child configures new ways to assemble and disassemble the segments. Hands on learning is so important for little learners in the do-it-myself stage.
I'm excited that Fisher Price's line of Think and Learn toys focuses on introducing young children to technology and coding concepts in a fun, interactive way. The toys are bright and colorful and built just right for little hands.
The Code-a-pillar is the perfect toy for preschool age kids and would make a great gift for the 3 to 6 year old range. Teachers would also appreciate using this toy to explain coding and cause and effect.
You can find the Code-a-pillar at Best Buy stores or buy it online.