Giveaway: Educational Insights Watch-It Elapsed Time Clock Review

by Tracy on September 12, 2012 · 44 comments

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I just love being able to work with Educational Insights!  Educational Insights is a wonderful place for parents and teachers to find toys that engage children’s minds while still having FUN.  My mom is a teacher and she is constantly reminding me that kids learn better if they are actually having FUN and enjoying what they are doing. Educational Insights embraces that and gives our children products that they can enjoy and learn from in many different ways.

They also offer us FUN savings and they recently launched a Fundraising program! It’s super easy and better yet — it’s FREE! From your classroom supplies fund to the American Cancer Society, get 20% cash back on all purchases made by you, your friends, family, and colleagues at EducationalInsights.com to share with the cause of your choice. It’s really easy – just sign up, get a special promo code, and start fundraising!

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My new favorite product is the Watch it! Elapsed Time Clock. I like it for several reasons… Steven is in 2nd grade and he is consistently working on math so this clock actually gives him opportunities to work on subtraction and addition. AND, he is great with telling time on a digital clock, but I really like that he is working on a clock with “hands.” It is the simplest, clearest way to teach elapsed time, this geared non-electronic set features two analog wristwatches with correlating digital clocks underneath. Just move the minute hand on the first watch to the desired start time and the minute hand on the second watch to your finish time — the digital clocks underneath will automatically adjust! How FUN is that?! You can slide open the cover on the answer window to see the elapsed time or keep it closed to give quizzes. This is a FUN idea for teachers AND parents…

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On another note – Sadie is in Kindergarten, so you can imagine this is a great tool for her as well for all the obvious reasons. BUT, I have also started using it for SHOWING her the concept of time. For example, if I want her to clean her room for 15 minutes – I can SHOW her what 15 minutes looks like on a clock. She also has a hard time staying in her bed all night, so I use the clock to show her what time she goes to bed and what time she usually wakes up and she is see the elapsed time that she SHOULD be in her bed ;)

Where do you get the Watch it! Elapsed Time Clock for your home, classroom, or for your favorite teacher? Right online at EducationalInsights.com.

Want a chance to WIN one? Of COURSE you do!

Here’s how to enter:

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I was provided with the product above for review. The company will also supply the prize to my winner. All opinions are 100% my own. No other compensation was received.

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{ 44 comments… read them below or add one }

1 nxr013 September 12, 2012 at 6:54 pm

This is so cute!

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2 rainadelrio September 12, 2012 at 7:05 pm

Educational toys are important because kids use them since they are “toys” but they are also learning at the same time (a win-win situation!)

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3 JenniferHearn September 12, 2012 at 7:42 pm

Educational toys are important for learning because it gives children hands-on real world learning that will stay with them for life.

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4 VikkiBillings September 12, 2012 at 8:01 pm

Educational toys are good for kids because it helps them learn while they play.
vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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5 Melissa_holske September 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm

educational toys are to make learning easier by making it fun

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6 mommat69 September 12, 2012 at 8:23 pm

My 4-year-old son has Autism and I have seen first hand how various toys can help break through learning barriers that other educational tools cannot.   They teach in a fun and unintimidating way and most of the time the kids just think they are playing for the fun of it.  Sort of like sneaking veggies in the pizza sauce!  :)

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7 AlmaKingsley September 12, 2012 at 9:03 pm

Would love this to use in my future classroom. Going to be graduating next year and teaching in 2013!
 

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8 debbie jackson September 12, 2012 at 9:48 pm

educational toys are important because children learn most while playing

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9 HeatherLoftus September 12, 2012 at 10:03 pm

to help kids learn that its fun and cool to learn!

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10 4kids4us September 12, 2012 at 10:40 pm

Educational toys are a must, because if learning is fun they won’t want to stop learning.  Amy W.

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11 DawnSchmidt September 12, 2012 at 11:28 pm

I think they are essential because they encourage children to think and develop those skills

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12 EugeniaE September 13, 2012 at 7:30 pm

This would be a great help for my boys!

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13 sheetu September 13, 2012 at 9:22 pm

great product for my girls.

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14 ChristinaHall September 14, 2012 at 7:42 pm

They make learning fun.

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15 RachaelHenzman September 14, 2012 at 8:19 pm

I think educational toys are important because they teach things to children in ways they can understand, through toys.  Thanks for the giveaway!

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16 NicoleSender September 14, 2012 at 9:31 pm

Experiences teach children. Playing with educational toys teaches kids while they are having fun!

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17 fernpep September 15, 2012 at 7:46 am

Educational toys are just fun ways to learn thru discovery and play.

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18 AnnaFrugal September 18, 2012 at 1:34 pm

You can get teaching and play in at the same time! Fun for the kids!

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19 1955nursehjc4me September 20, 2012 at 12:49 am

Educational toys are so important, because the child learns that learning itself can be FUN!!!(Holly) Thanks for the chance….

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20 okasanbear September 21, 2012 at 8:14 pm

I love it that kids can “play” and learn at the same time…what an awesome way to learn!!!
Educational toys are the best!!!
 
sistermomy at hotmail dot com

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21 JamesTheresaG September 21, 2012 at 10:19 pm

This would be a great Christmas Gift.

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22 JamesTheresaG September 21, 2012 at 10:21 pm

This would be a great Christmas Gift.  Fun way for the little ones to learn.

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23 LizaVladyka1 September 21, 2012 at 11:18 pm

so they lear while having fun

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24 tigers4sue September 22, 2012 at 12:53 am

I think educational games are good for kids because they continue to learn at home as well as school. It’s a good idea because their brains are like sponges and it’s fun to learn. Thanks for the cool giveaway!  :)

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25 Gladys88 September 22, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Knowledge is so important and to combine learning with having fun is just great!!

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26 Austieb7 September 24, 2012 at 2:50 am

I think educational toys are important because they promote learning with kids and at the same time allow them to have fun!

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27 bkwrms78 September 24, 2012 at 9:06 am

Children can have just as much fun using educational toys. I think it’s important to let them know learning can be fun.
 

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28 SeymaDorisBennettShabbir September 25, 2012 at 9:11 am

for children to grow and be creative.

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29 ThRansom September 25, 2012 at 1:08 pm

I think if it is fun, kids will want to learn more.

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30 kellywcu8888 September 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm

Educational toys make learning fun, and less of a chore.
kellywcuATyahooDOTcom

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31 KimReid September 25, 2012 at 11:47 pm

Because kids learn while having fun, Thanks!

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32 jennifersdeals67 September 26, 2012 at 8:31 am

Educational toys are great because it makes learning fun! (Jennifer Clay)

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33 MaggieAnnTrueArmstrong1 September 26, 2012 at 9:15 am

Educational toys make learning fun… And encourage children to study and learn.

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34 Erinn A September 26, 2012 at 9:40 am

Educational toys make learning fun. Learning needs to be fun when you are young…Erinn A

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35 Brittany C September 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

Educational Toys are very important for kids because kid’s learn by playing! Thanks for the giveaway!

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36 Callee September 26, 2012 at 12:08 pm

I think anything that is engaging helps our kids. anything we can do to help them learn something is great! so i love the idea of educational toys!

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37 PamelaHalligan September 26, 2012 at 1:02 pm

I think educational toys are important because they help make learning fun.  Kids can play without even realizing that they are learning, too. Thanks for the giveaway.

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38 DanaVaughn September 26, 2012 at 1:40 pm

They are important because kids don’t even realize they are learning because they are PLAYING! :)

danav27 at gmail dot com

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39 Fiona N September 26, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Educational toys are great because they help the kids get more skills and creative!
Thanks!!!

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40 darleneowen September 26, 2012 at 6:48 pm

Children need all the help they can to get a good education

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41 jenniferpeaslee September 26, 2012 at 7:57 pm

I think educational toys are important because some of the most important ‘learning’ takes place outside of the classroom!

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42 jules1968 September 26, 2012 at 9:49 pm

the toys are important because they bring out the creative thinking in kids and they need the fun to:)

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43 Amy B September 26, 2012 at 10:48 pm

it’s important for kids to play and learning through play with the help of educational toys makes it fun and educational!

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44 bigred_413 September 26, 2012 at 11:09 pm

It’s never too early to learn

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