Reviews Discovery Animal Scanopedia
Animal Scanopedia; Discovery Kids Toys, Jakks Pacific Recommended
age 3+, MSRP. $39.95 USD.
This is one of the coolest toys we've come across this year. It
incorporates imaginary play, kid's innate affection for all things
animal, and educational information. To us, this is a beautiful
Discovery Kids Smart Animals Scanopedia electronic talking animal
encyclopedia can be used on its own, with the included glossy
paper, interactive poster, or with Smart Animals figures. The
scanner comes with an exclusive white Bengal tiger figure but
there are 90 other smart animals to collect.
The crew basically loved every thing about this. The older kids
liked the collectable aspect of the animals and the full color
poster. The younger kids liked the play-ability of the animals.
They didn't just have to sit them up on a shelf and admire them
from afar, and they actually got to play with them. All the kids
(and parents) loved the hand held scanner. It gives you so much
information and was so fun and easy to use, that the kids kept
coming back for more.
You scan the logo on the Smart Animal figure to hear facts and
information about that animal and it makes some cool sound effects
(like growling or snorting) associated with the specific animal
With each new Smart Animal you unlock more of up to 2,500 unique
sound effects, facts, and questions. Smart Animals come in sets
like Grassland animals, Jurassic dinosaurs, and Cretaceous dinosaurs.
too! We were equally excited. The scanner uses 3AA batteries,
which are included.
The huge, three foot, colorful poster that is included features
over 200 scanable animal images to learn about, and the easy-to-use
Stylus scanner unlocks sound effects, facts and questions and
keeps kids engaged.
the Author: Mary Rose is a Mommy, a writer and an early childhood
educator who believes in learning through play and the value of