REVIEW: Learning at Home with Lakeshore Learning

IMG_1076Lakeshore Learning is highly regarded in the teaching community for providing high quality educational materials for the class room and they’ve just introduced a fun new line of educational toys for the home! From cool building sets and discovery toys to hands-on educational games, Lakeshore’s Learning at Home products get kids excited about learning!

aa658_lJust in time for back to school, my kids got a chance to check out the Let’s Play School play set.  My kids love school, especially when they’re the teachers!  It’s got tons of realistic teaching tools like chalk and chalkboard, an American Flag, puzzle map of the US, report cards and even a Hall Pass!  The hand bell and report cards were a real hit, not to mention the reward cube full of prizes for the best student!  While playing school is fun, its built in with tons of actual playful learning.  Included is a guide filled with ways to turn play into education.  The spelling test sheets and calendar have special write and wipe surfaces that can be used over and over again.  Children can learn to recite the pledge of allegiance. has lots of free resources to extend play with the Let’s Play School play set.  The site has free printables, worksheets, alphabet books, number writing, sight-word books and much much more.  They’ll have so much fun playing school, they won’t even realize they are actually learning.

The Let’s Play School play set is geared towards ages 4-10 and retails for $49.99.  Available at Lakeshore Learning Stores across the country, as well as online at

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