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Learning Resources Pretend & Play Teaching Cash Register

Learning Resources Pretend & Play Teaching Cash Register
From Learning Resources

List Price: $40.95
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Average customer review:
(1768 customer reviews)
It's educational!

Product Description

Practice coin identification, addition, subtraction, and place value while playing 4 fun games that increase in difficulty. Great for imaginative role play and learning basic math skills. Includes play money, coupon, and pretend credit card. Requires C batteries, not included.


Product Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #6155 in Toys & Games
  • Size: -
  • Color: Red/Blue
  • Brand: Learning Resources
  • Model: LER2690
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 8.20" h x 14.60" w x 10.10" l, 5.00 pounds

Features

  • FRUSTRATION FREE PACKAGING: This version comes in a brown corrugate box. Easy to recycle and great for the environment!
  • Talking, interactive cash register with four built-in learning activities
  • 73-piece set helps children practice early math and money skills through pretend play
  • Features a built-in scanner, scale, lights, sounds, voice messages, and coin slot
  • Includes actual-size play money (coins and bills), credit cards, and coupon card

Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com
Ring up the fun with the Teaching Cash Register! A perfect addition to any pretend store, this talking cash register helps teach basic math and money skills through creative play. Filled with engaging activities and a drawer stashed with life-size (make-believe) cash, the Teaching Cash Register helps kids make sense of currency with a coin reader that identifies both real and plastic coins. Other features include a generous LCD screen that shows transaction values in large, easy-to-read numbers, a working scale, and a scanner for pretend coupons and credit cards. Four interactive learning games take kids through multiple levels of play, increasing in difficulty as players advance their math skill levels. Large buttons help little fingers total up the orders, while lights and sounds capture the imagination. Winner of numerous awards, including an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, the interactive Teaching Cash Register develops logic, reasoning, and coin recognition skills, and helps animate lessons about addition, subtraction, counting money, making change, and decimal usage. Measuring approximately 14 by 9-3/4 by 9 inches, the Teaching Cash Register requires 3 C batteries (not included) to power its playful "ka-ching!" --Heather Lyndon

Troubleshooting:
RESET – If the register begins to behave erratically, press the RESET button located just above the battery compartment on the bottom of the unit. Use the tip of a paperclip or pen to depress the button. If this doesn’t solve the problem, please refer to the USE AND CARE section of this manual.

From the Manufacturer
Learning money and basic math skills comes to life with this talking, interactive cash register. Students will have fun practicing coin identification, addition, subtraction and place value as they play four featured games that increase in difficulty as players advance their math skill levels. Also great for pretend play exercises and learning basic calculator skills. Transactions are rewarded with lights, sounds and voice messages built-in games teach coin identification, addition, subtraction and place-value coin reader identifies real and included plastic play coins checkout scanner with sound real working scale large lcd screen shows real-life transactions with big, easy-to-read numbers check coin total the automatic shutoff saves on batteries and reminds students to come and play again! Requires 3c batteries, not included. Ages 3 to 12


Customer Reviews

Most helpful customer reviews

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
1Worked only one day
By KateKates
I was hesitant to buy this cash register because of the negative reviews, but decided to give it a try. It was a mistake. The cash register worked for one day, then began to malfunction. The cash register began to constantly beep and chirp and the lights flickered. When a button was pressed, it would start to talk, but then become garbled and start the beeping and flickering. The batteries were brand new and I tried using the reset button, but it didn't make a difference. It is now packaged back up to be returned. I've purchased many toys by this brand before and have not been disappointed, but I guess I'll try to find a different brand cash register.

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
4Great toy!
By Sarbear04
So far we love this cash register. We play hours of grocery store!
I gave it only 4 stars because our scale won't stay on and because I strongly dislike toys that continuously remind the kid to play with it. This toy says "let's play" over and over when left untouched for a period of time.
Over all, I recommend this cash register to any one in the market. It will definitely grow with my children. We do basic things in it now like scanning and pressing numbers but once they are older it's a great tool to encourage math and money management & the games will help them learn.

475 of 502 people found the following review helpful.
2Beware - Design Flaw and only 30-DAY WARRANTY!
By Jeremy K.
Having had this item for about a year I would have rated it 5-stars until last weekend when it broke. My 3 1/2 year old has thoroughly enjoyed it and the functionality of the toy is great for this age. However, it recently stopped working and simply said 'DRAWER OPEN' no matter what we tried to do. After trying to reset the register (didn't work) I researched the manufacturer's warranty and learned it was only 30-days. 30 days? Seriously? Pathetic... Being fairly handy I decided to tear it apart and try to fix it. What I found was a small contact switch that was broken on the back of the cash drawer. This switch makes contact and closes to make a connection when the drawer is closed. The problem is this switch was built using two less than paper thin pieces of metal and it simply won't stand up to the repeated opening/closing that any child will surely impose upon the unit.

I see two serious design flaws here. First, this thin metal switch (designed to flex every time the drawer is opened/closed) is easily the most 'exercised' piece on the machine and it was clearly under-engineered for the job. Second, when this piece breaks (inevitable in my opinion) the register doesn't simply quit 'dinging' when the drawer is opened/closed it completely locks up, displays 'Drawer Open' and becomes non-functional. This is inexcusable and a severe design flaw.

To fix this register, I ended up building my own contact switch using some leftover electronic parts/wires so that when the drawer is closed it will complete the circuit and re-enable the register's operating function. My kid was happy, my Saturday morning was wasted (almost two hours), and this review is the resulting outcome.

This design flaw notwithstanding I really like this product. However, anything that doesn't last can only be so good...

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