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Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears!
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- Different every time you build, this versatile, interconnecting gear set fosters imagination and provides opportunities to experiment with simple mechanics and science.
- Supports STEM by introducing children to sorting, grouping, counting, designing, constructing, and putting physics into play with spinning gear movement. Learning gets more intricate as children’s abilities advance.
- Boost fine motor skills while promoting reasoning and problem solving as children create moving experiments with spinning, colorful action.
- 96-piece set includes 48 uniformly-sized gears in six colors: red, orange, yellow, green, and purple, 8 interlocking square base plates, 19 square pillars, 8 pillar extenders, 12 six-way axles, and Activity Guide.
- Winner of 4 awards
- Ages 3+
- Gears! line of construction sets that builds confidence, perseverance, and self-esteem, arming kids with the real-world, early STEM-supporting skills necessary to prepare them for future success.
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Turning, spinning fun!
When kids build with Gears! Gears! Gears! they get so much more out of the experience—learning about cause and effect, engineering, mechanics and more! The gears connect in countless ways to produce fascinating chain reactions of spinning, whirling and twirling.
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GEARS! GEARS! GEARS! Beginner's Building Set
Vibrant, spinning gears set imaginations in motion. GEARS! GEARS! GEARS! is a child's introduction to the world of construction and movement. Bright colors and easy-to-assemble pieces encourage children to create moving masterpieces. There are so many ways to build and open-ended components mean there are no wrong ways to build. The set contains 95 sturdy pieces that snap together, challenging your child's creativity. Children discover something new every time they play.
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Boost fine motor skills and encourage engineering skills and reasoning as children create moving experiments with spinning, coloful action. The turning gears in this colorful set offer hundreds of 3-D construction possibilities. All pieces in the set are compatible with all GEARS! GEARS! GEARS! building sets, allowing you to easily add on for your child over time.
Encourage Problem Solving and Perserverance
This engaging set features plastic gears, cranks, connectors and interlocking base plates for endless construction possibilities! The included Activity Guide covers building basics that lay the foundation for basic cause and effect. Children can then create a crawling catterpillar and a souped-up race car, or engage in some fun ex-gear-iments! GEARS! GEARS! GEARS! provides many opportunities for young children to experiment with simple mechanics and science. The included experiments encourage them to notice interesting movements and connections, and explore the fascinating action that can be created with gears.
Set Learning in Motion
GEARS! GEARS! GEARS! - also a great tool for mastering basic skills. While your child engages with his favorite construction toy, he's developing hand-eye coordination and handwriting muscles. He thinks he's playing but he's also learning colors, cause and effect and the concepts of push and turn.
What's in the Box?
- Interlocking base plates
- Activity guide
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Top Customer Reviews
I bought these gears activity with the same thougt.
The box and pack is pretty adequate. It mainly consists of 4 parts , a gear, a small connector , a large connector and connectors that let you connect the gears on the sides or vertical of the building tower you make. It also comes with 1 small handle which will help you rotate the gears.
The whole concept is your kid connects these gears to work on tandem such that when they rotate that 1 mother gear to which you connect the handle knob all the gears connected to each other mover as well.
My kid who is almost 3 years old loved the concept, he was quick to understand the concept and was already joining all the gears towers ans connectors within minutes. He loves to see all the gears move together after he has fixed a number of them.
Pros: fun activity a big change from building blocks, it helps kids understand the concept of cause and action.
I have a 9 month old and i feel safe around these as the pieces are not literally small for her to swallow or get stuck, ofcouse she is being watched around this but she is fine.good quality looks good.
Cons: once the kid gets a hang of the concept there is nothing much he can do, i mean its not like he can get innovative and create something, the whole concept revolves around joining the gears and rotating them. Once my kid did it a couple of times he was kind of bored and was like all it does is spins. Also there are a ton of gears, like with any other toy because it has so many pieces it makes a mess and clean up takes time.
All in all a good product , nothing extraordinary but good to have change, im sure your kid will love it.
A bad review is like baking the perfect cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it!
I did NOT receive this item free or at a discount
So when we got home I ordered a set for my son because of how much fun we had with it.
When it came we did the same thing. We opened the box and began going through all the things that we could make. But, I found one problem. I wish there was more! The set I feel falls a little short. It only has one crank handle. There should be more. Because if we both make two things one person has to crank things by hand while the other gets the handle. I don't mind this for myself, I'll use my hand. But, the thing is.. it limits what you can do. I also wish there were more connector pieces. The pieces that go between the gears. Because it would be nice to build bigger things. You almost need to order a couple sets at once.
However, with the one set that we have, we have created some fun stuff. Getting around the lack of extra handles and lack of connector pieces. We have had a great deal of fun with these. I love watching my son build cars and trucks with wheels and other moving parts. He has a lot of fun with them and I think they are great busy toys especially for boys with those building minds. My son is always building things, and this was perfect for him.
I wish that there had been more than one turner. This limits the toy to one structure at a time. Often our granddaughter wanted to play alongside an adult, but she wanted to make her own creation. Two or more turners would facilitate this.