The Learning Journey. High Quality Award Winning Educational Products for Children!
If you have been keeping up with the Momma Bacon’s family, you will know that my oldest daughter is a first grader who is reading! Yay! It sometimes surprises me that she can read as much as she does, so there is no more ‘pretending to write’ or ‘spelling things out’ with daddy because it doesn’t work on her anymore. We read and spell together a lot in the car on our commute to her school. She reads all the street signs on the way and has learned to read all the traffic signs (“Mom, it’s 30 mph here!”), that DR means ‘drive’ and LN means ‘lane’, and yesterday she made me laugh when she read a sign that said, “Just Roll With It!”. During her reading assignments last year, it could be a bit of a struggle to get through a long word, but now she actually enjoys the challenge and will sit and figure out words because it is FUN. She has weekly spelling bees at school and the focus this year has been on the short versus long vowel sounds and being able to spell based on those rules. She’s very good at it! I think it is wonderful to supplement her learning at home with additional learning activities to help her on her road to literacy and I found the perfect game by The Learning Journey called Grab It! Spelling Bee for that reason.
Grab It! Spelling Bee is a wonderful way to help kids love to learn new words with this action-packed game. The cards have a colorful bee theme – get it?! – and there are theme cards and dispensers that kids will push, launch, GRAB and match the letter to the word. To play, you simply launch the letter discs from the dispenser and when your letter comes out, GRAB IT!, and place it on the corresponding spot on your game board. The first one to fill their board wins the game! It’s simple enough so that my three year old can match the letters and a lot of fun for my six year old to read out the words on her playing board. We’ve actually added to this game by making our own word boards to add to the fun using words that are on Brooke’s spelling tests each week. I highly recommend doing that! It’s simple to do and it feels like an awesome game although it’s really a way to help Brooke memorize/learn new words. This game can be played with up to four players and geared towards ages 3+. Grab It! Spelling Bee is a 2016 National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) winner and a Mom’s Choice Best Product in the Toys, Games and Puzzles category for 2016. Awesome and well deserved honors!
- disc dispenser
- 24 game discs
- four playing boards
Scoop! The Learning Journey is coming out with some new titles of Grab Its for 2017, so be on the look out for them soon!
About The Learning Journey: The Learning Journey is a Phoenix, Arizona company that has been designing and manufacturing an exclusive line of award-winning children’s interactive educational products. The products they design encourage learning and developing confidence to enhance a child’s potential. Their products build on the skills necessary for children to be prepared for school and beyond.
List Price: $ 14.99