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DiscoverSounds Shape, Sort & Scatter

DiscoverSounds Shape, Sort & Scatter
Item Number: 627521
Age: 9 + months
There are three modes for babies to learn as they grow! Mode one is just right for infants to learn about shapes and color, mode two is just right for toddlers to place blocks into their respective shape and mode three is a race against the clock game that is just right for preschoolers!
$29.99
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Features

Fun and games await your baby with this talking three stage shape sorter with blocks. The stimulating bright colors will keep your baby's attention along with the dropping of the blocks!

Features:

  • Three fun stages to grow with baby
    • Stage One- Free-Play Shape Sorting: Helps infants learn about shapes and colors. When a block is placed into the respective shape hole the toy will "talk" and say the name of the block and color that was inserted. Collect all the shapes inside the toy; the bottom will then drop out and scatter to play again.
    • Stage Two- Directed Shape Sorting: Learning mode for toddlers. The toy will ask the child to find a certain block, color or number. If the child inserts the correct piece the toy will show a green light; if the wrong piece is inserted the bottom of the toy will drop and the blocks will scatter.
    • Stage Three- Game Play for Preschoolers: Preschoolers who have learned their shapes and colors can race against the clock!  As the toy calls out shapes or colors the child must find the respective block and insert it before time runs out. 
  • Pick the stage to play by lining up the star to the stage number 1, 2 or 3 on the blue base
  • Volume control on bottom of the base
  • On/off switch on the bottom of the base
  • Three languages:  English, French and Spanish
  • Language selection switch is on the bottom of the base
  • 6 accessories included
  • Requires 4 "AA" alkaline batteries (included)

Dimensions

Product Size: 6.75''L x 8.00''W x 12.25''H --- Weight: 1.70lbs.
Box Size: 11.00''L x 6.50''W x 13.00''H --- Weight: 3.30lbs.



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The Little Tikes CompanyLittle Tikes DiscoverSounds Shape, Sort & Scatter
 
2.9

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

38%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Colorful (4)
  • Interactive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Infants (4)
  • Toddler (4)
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    • First time parent (4)

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1.0

Doesn't work.

By 

from Wyoming, MI

About Me First Time Parent

Pros

  • Colorful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Toddlers

    Comments about The Little Tikes Company Little Tikes DiscoverSounds Shape, Sort & Scatter:

    I knew my daughter would love this because of the bright colors and lights and sounds, so we got it for her first birthday. I was right, she opened it and that's all she wants to play with. Except it doesn't work. It continuously says 'push the button to begin'. Every once in a while it will actually continue and do what it's supposed to. Disappointing and such a waste.

     
    1.0

    Poorly made

    By 

    from NC

    Comments about The Little Tikes Company Little Tikes DiscoverSounds Shape, Sort & Scatter:

    This product has potential to be a fun toy. If it worked. Unfortunately, I have one that has the problem others have reported--it doesn't recognize one of the shapes, and so it becomes impossible to play the games beyond simple shape sorting. I do expect better quality from Little Tikes. Very disappointing.

     
    2.0

    Poor quality, quality control

    By 

    from Scotland

    About Me First Time Parent

    Pros

    • Colorful

    Cons

    • Scratch or Break Easily

    Best Uses

    • Infants

    Comments about The Little Tikes Company Little Tikes DiscoverSounds Shape, Sort & Scatter:

    Same problems as below - batteries were of poor quality so unit did not function properly, lights just flickered, it made an irritating ticking sound and the base would not stay up. Had put it in the trash as was a gift so no receipt to return it - I fished it out (if you pardon the pun) and replaced the batteries after reading these comments.

    Still doesn't work properly though - red heart doesn't register when putting it through the correct hole so kind of makes the whole game pointless as it's impossible to complete it on sort or beat the clock mode. It's colourful and makes sounds though so it will keep my 9 month happy, but it's a poor quality product so as a result it doesn't do what it's supposed to do.

     
    4.0

    Same problems as the rest of the reviews!

    By 

    from Pittsburgh, PA

    About Me First Time Parent

    Pros

    • Clean Easily
    • Colorful
    • Durable
    • Easy to Handle
    • Great Size

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Infants
      • Toddlers

      Comments about The Little Tikes Company Little Tikes DiscoverSounds Shape, Sort & Scatter:

      After reading the rest of the reviews, I figured out the fix (thanks Brad's Mom!) My son LOVES this toy. He plays with it all the time. Not long ago, however, it stopped dropping the shapes out of the bottom, and would just talk and make the bubbly noise. I tried resetting it by removing the batteries and putting them back in, and that worked--at first. I replaced the batteries after reading these reviews, and that worked. We love the product!

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      5.0

      Brad's Mom is Spot On!! Replace the Batteries!!

      By 

      from American Fork, UT

      About Me First Time Parent

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Toddlers

          Comments about The Little Tikes Company Little Tikes DiscoverSounds Shape, Sort & Scatter:

          My review is very long in the hopes of being thorough. If you want the shortened version read Brad's Mom's review from 1/28/15. Her review is what solved my problem.

          My short version: If you think this isn't working just replace the batteries.

          My long version: My son received this as a birthday present for his 1st birthday. He played with it all.the.time. and by himself which was so nice! It didn't take long for him to figure out what to do and to push the button twice to get the shapes to drop. As I've said, he loved it. However, after exactly 1 month, it started to get finicky. When you push the button once it makes a bubbling sound. When it works, if you push it a second time the shapes drop. Well, all it would do was keep making the bubbling sound. It wouldn't drop the shapes. I'd turn the toy off and back on and that would work some times. Other times, it would work on it's own just fine. However, it's now to the point where he screams and gets so mad when he hears the bubbling because it means it's not working, which is all the time now. I loved this toy so much and was going to come on here after owning it for a week and tout how amazing it was. I'm glad I procrastinated because now I can tell you how it stops working after just a month of use. So disappointed because my son and I really enjoyed playing with it together and I love that it has 3 different settings so it could potentially challenge him as he grows....not anymore. Hopefully I can talk to Little Tikes and see if they'll do anything since my son got it as a gift.

          Update: I just got off the phone with Little Tikes customer service and told them what was happening. They were very friendly and helpful. They said with their products, sometimes if you take out the batteries and let it sit for a minute it will reset the toy and help. They suggested that but said that if it doesn't work, call them back and they will start an report and send us a replacement toy for free. I am so happy about this and with how much my son loves this toy and how easy and understanding customer service was I give this toy 5 stars after all.

          Update 5/20/15: Customer service was really great to work with and sent me a replacement in no time. Unfortunately the replacement started doing the same exact thing shortly after. I then put the two I now had away in a closet. Well, the other day I pulled them out and thought I'd see if other people were still having the problem or if a solution has been found. Here I found Brad's Mom's review. She had the exact same problem it sounded like so I did what she did and completely replaced the batteries instead of taking theirs out and putting them back in. Lo and behold it worked, on both toys!!

          Thank you for providing your review, Brad's mom. It was very helpful!

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