Play Desk

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  • Play is Fun With the Play Desk

    Mar 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Variety of activities keeps kids busy and interested
    Cons: Small pieces are included.

    Summary: Each of my children has spent countless hours playing with this toy. We originally purchased it about sixteen years ago, when my oldest child was just two. All these years later, it has gone through four children and is still in excellent condition. ... read more

  • this is cool !

    Aug 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: There are nothing but pro's
    Cons: none...maybe too small...could be a bit bigger.

    Summary: I love this toy! You get to learn the alphabet, you get to learn what you can do with magnets ( because the letters have magnets in them ) , you can chalk a picture, play school and do all sorts of fun things. This is educational, hours of fun and very ... read more

  • A B C D.........................

    Dec 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A great teaching toy
    Cons: none yet

    Summary: We bought this Fisher-Price, Play Desk for our son hoping that he would be interested in it. So far, he shows a great interest in most learning toys, which means a lot to us because he is only 2 1/2. This Play Desk is no exception. He really seems to ... read more

  • Simplicity works...

    Oct 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: portable, convenient storage, educational
    Cons: none so far

    Summary: Forget high-tech learning gadgets and stick with the basics. Good old-fashioned chalk and magnets still work for me! When my 2 year old daughter starting showing an interest in letters, I looked around for a toy that would help her along. I looked at ... read more

  • Mama...how do you spell "Pidgeotto?"

    Aug 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Portable, durable, large storage compartments
    Cons: Magnetic board too small, not enough letters, cardboard cards not durable

    Summary: My 4 1/2 year old son asked me this question this morning when he was playing with the Fisher Price Play Desk. "I don’t know, honey. Wouldn’t you rather learn how to spell "tree"; or "bike"; or some other real word?" ... read more

  • Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It's off to draw we go

    Jun 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: comes with all supplies, light weight, self storing,
    Cons: odd shape stencil word cards, all upper case letter features

    Summary: I have a chalk addicted toddler. Actually, I have a toddler who just loves to draw, with anything. I however prefer the chalk because it is easier to clean than other drawing tools. During the summer we take frequent car trips, and I needed something ... read more

  • ABCs for the Next Generation

    Apr 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: portable, promotes learning, long lasting
    Cons: none

    Summary: I recently discovered this toy at the bottom of a toy box in my daughter's room. I had bought this many years ago for my 11 year old daughter when she was probably 2. Now that more children have been added to the fold, I thought they would enjoy ... read more

  • Great educational toy

    Feb 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational value, durability
    Cons: Word cards can be easily torn

    Summary: This desk is great! Included are a set of the magnetic letters, plus extras of the most used ones, and several three and four letter word cards that have the letters cut out so that the magnetic letters can fit into them. (Hope that made ... read more

  • Learning can be so much fun!

    Feb 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: This toy helps teach your preschooler the alphabet in a fun way.
    Cons: The small magnetic letters can get lost easily, and the paper cards can easily be ripped by young children.

    Summary: The Playskool Fisher Price Playdesk seemed like an excellent choice to help my class of three year old preschoolers learn the alphabet. I needed something to help them learn, and to write their letters without wasting lots of paper. The Fisher Price ... read more

  • We still have this desk!

    Jan 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun for children, great educational toy!
    Cons: Absolutely none!

    Summary: I almost forgot about this product! We have the Fisher Price Play Desk - and have had it for almost 9 years! My daughter received it as a gift for her 2nd birthday. The desk comes with magnetic letters, activity cards with words & ... read more

  • Chalk Time

    Jan 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very educational
    Cons: None

    Summary: My 2 1/2 year old daughter received this as a gift this past Christmas. She thinks it is great. She loves playing teacher by writing on the chalk board with the chalk & using the eraser. The cards & magnetic letters are a hit too! The words ... read more

  • Let's play School!

    Jan 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: educational; promotes imagination; easy to carry
    Cons: messy chalk!

    Summary: My daughter received this as a birthday present for her 2nd birthday and despite the fact that the manufacturer recommends this for children ages 3-7 years, she has enjoyed playing with it from day one! As of December 2000, I'm revising this review and ... read more

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