Vtech Sort and Discover Activity Cube

Younger children need learning toys that offer plenty of options, and have designs that will make the children want to play with those toys. The VTech Sort and Discover Activity Cube makes use five of its six sides to deliver interactive learning activities your child will enjoy for hours.

When parents first look at the VTech Sort and Discover Activity Cube, it can seem like it offers information overload to a young child. But a child looks at a toy like this one side at a time, and that is what makes this toy so effective.

A child can learn the lessons on one side of the cube, and then move to the next side without losing a beat. Children are not necessarily looking for challenges at their young ages, but they are looking for toys like the Discover Activity Cube that can keep their imaginations in high gear.

Basic Features of the Activity Cube

The VTech Sort and Discover Activity Cube is a larger toy that has fun activities on every side. It has a story book on one side, and a clock with moving hands on the other. Children can use the Activity Cube to learn about animals, colors, letters, numbers and sounds. With all of the buttons to press and knobs to spin, there are a lot of reasons for children to love the Activity Cube.

This toy also has blocks that go into specially shaped holes that your children must line up properly. This is a toy that not only helps to educate your child, but it will also help develop their hand-eye coordination, their understanding of shapes and their ability to learn new lessons.

With just a little urging from mom and dad, the Activity Cube could be the ultimate learning toy for any child.

The online retail price for this toy, minus applicable sales tax and shipping charges, is $29.99. The manufacturer recommends that this toy is best used by children ages nine months to three years old.

Detailed Features of the VTech Cube

There are a lot of interactive features on this toy, and those features include:

  • A small story book made of durable plastic and contains a sound box that tells your child short nursery rhymes
  • Two rows of flipping blocks with different images on each side
  • Three dials with images on them that generate sounds
  • Five buttons children can push to play piano notes
  • A dial on top that lights up and can be used to point at animal pictures
  • Three different slider characters on one side
  • Four shaped holes with blocks to correspond to each shape
  • A music maker that plays tunes and talks short phrases

This toy appears to be designed with nothing but interactive features, but there is one feature that is only for show. There is a small teddy bear character over top of the talking nursery rhyme book that does not light up or offer any interactive features at all.

Parents will be relieved to know that this complex looking toy requires no assembly at all. This toy even comes with all of the decals already in place. The Activity Cube takes two "AA" batteries and the packaging comes with two demo batteries as place holders. Parents are encouraged to install fresh, new batteries before allowing their children to play with the Activity Cube.

Products Similar to the VTech Sort and Discover Activity Cube

The VTech Move and Crawl Baby Ball is essentially the global equivalent of the VTech Sort and Discover Activity Cube. The Baby Ball is loaded with interactive features, and is made of durable plastic to protect against any inevitable damage your little ones may try to cause. The Baby Ball offers songs for your children, and has a friendly hippo character to interact with on its top.

Kids Destiny has a completely analog toy called the Learning Bead Maze Cube Activity Center. This toy is made primarily of smoothed wood and offers interactive games that are very similar to the VTech Sort and Discover Activity Cube. The big difference between the two toys is that the Kids Destiny toy does not light up or make any sounds.

If you want to keep your child busy for hours, then get the VTech Sort and Discover Activity Cube. It is a six-sided activity center that has plenty for your child to do and learn.

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