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Osmo - Genius Kit Educational Play System (iPad Base Included)-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 247 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good learning technology for early learners

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    GCar
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    It is important to monitor your child’s progress per level as he/she could eventually just guess by picking one number at a time, for instance, to arrive at the correct answer. With no manipulative guidance as to why, for example, 12 + 13 = 25, other than memory, a child would not be able to fully grasp reasoning of solution. I suggest progressive improvements at a moderate pace as child will plateau if completing levels too fast.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Base needs wider slot for otterbox

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    Regall
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    This came recommended by my OT therapist so i knew it had value for my children. However for it to truly work the slot where the iPad sits on the base needs to be wider. My iPad is in a Otterbox for protection and it won’t fit in that slot unless I take it out. That’s why I’m giving this product 4 stars instead of 5. I would recommend it as well but at your own risk.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for kid learning

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    BigKidAtHeart
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    My daughter gets very involved with this and likes because she thinks it is a game. When we have dinner she tells me 'll about it. One thing I can't stand about this is they claim it works with iPad mini. This is true but not as well as regular iPad. It also won't work with iPad pro 12.9.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    overall educational and fun

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    Jennifer
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    I love the product and what it does but I hate that I have to remove my ipads protective case to use it. Makes me bring it out a lot less. I also wish there was a case for it and all of the pieces to fit in for safe keeping.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent learning toy!

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    Kevin
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    Setup was quick and easy...just download the apps, place the iPad in the base and go from there. Only con so far is that the base is so narrow that it will only hold an iPad that is not in a case.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Idea. A Little Buggy

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    Sk226
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    Got this for my 6 yr old daughter for Christmas. The shape game wouldn't recognize that the shapes had but placed in the right pattern. Eventually, I cleared the entire table and had her start over. It finally worked. Other games have not had the same problem. Good interactive learning tool/toy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product could be better

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    Spamoose
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    This seems to be a great product, although there isn't very good set up/user directions to really navigate the applications and start up. The mirror and base and the pieces played with could be set up better, you need a good amount of space to use it as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A Fun Way to Learn

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    investigate84
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    If you own an iPad, you need to get this Osmo kit. It really brings a fun way to work the brain and learn all sorts of things like tanagrams, math, and all spelling. Its very intuitive and easy for children and also fun for the adults.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great interactive learning tool

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    Krystal
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    it's a great accessory for the iPad. My 8 year with developmental delays loves Mo the monster. My only complaint is that there are not any instructions that I could find for the number game and it took awhile to figure it out.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great product for children

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    Janice1
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    Bought this for my 8 year old granddaughter for Christmas and it was a hit! She was so excited when she opened the package and saw what it was. She has played with it every day since she received it. She loves it!,!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fun way to learn

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    Dingodog
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    We bought this to learn spelling words. It works well for spelling words that match an object since a picture is required, but for words like them they there at it doesn't work well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great with adult facilitator

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    Bestbuycustomer315
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    My 5 year old will engage in this when I "play" with her. This is not an independent activity for her. However, I like the academic-ish skill development that occurs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Hands on puzzles with new age technology

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    Linadaeus
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    I gave this to my niece in thr hopes that it will help transition to their coding games. The one downside is the recognition isnt 100% effective sometimes you have to adjust the ipad or the tiles.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    lots of fun

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    gimpyjones
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    lots of fun. A little too easy for my 6 year old. You need plenty of available memory on the ipad to load all the apps. And I got it on sale for $70. Still lots of fun. We like it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for coding and creativity

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    Vests
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    Bought this for our six year old daughter who loved to code using basic web sites and apps. She loves the creativity pack and coding, unfortunately doesn't use the words or numbers at all.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good compact fridge

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    Truth
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    Nice fridge, works very well but they could have found a better way to stabilize the fridge instead of using these little black twisting legs at the bottom.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Students love it

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    Mike
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    My students love using the OSMO in my resource class. I just need to figure how to make it more effective for them by giving them practice with specific skills in reading or math.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Kids like it

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    PGGG
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    My 6 year old really enjoys it. It has scaling difficulty which is great as they get more advanced

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Kids Used it for a few months

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    Blue122
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    Product is great and the kids loved it! But like with everything else the got bored with it and now it sits on a shelf.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    very costly for simple piece

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    sloya
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    Great tool, but too costly. They are simply charging for app which they are suppose to offer for free!

    I would recommend this to a friend