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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Hot Dots Jr. Review and Giveaway!

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.  
My daughter Shari, is in Kindergarten and it has been so much fun watching her learn new things and grow in her skills and understanding. It has also been fun discovering new tools for learning and watching the joy that spreads across her face when I bring out something new.


One of the products that we have been having fun with lately is called, "Hot Dots Jr." We have had the chance to try out both the math and the reading sets, which has been really great!

These sets come in a box with two books in each. Each also comes with one "Ace" - the talking, teaching do. A wonderful aspect of this is that Ace from one set will work with the books from another set. This came in handy when my daughter misplaced one of them!

"Ace" The Talking, Teaching Dog

The Reading Set covers concepts all the way from beginning alphabet to consonants, vowels to sight words. At the end of the second book is a "Challenge" that is preparation for 1st grade level work. I love that this set offers that transition, making this a great set for use throughout the school year, or as a summer refresher activity for getting ready for the next grade level.

The Math Set is my favorite of the two! Our focus this year with Shari has been mostly on reading, so I felt like we had been slacking a bit in the math department. This Hot Dot's Jr. set has helped us to get where we need to be, going over number words, counting, paterns, shapes, addition, subtraction and even some very basic statistics! That was just book one! Book two goes more in depth with many of the basic skills and even introduces fractions. There is the "Challenge" at the end of this set as well, which is so great!

One lucky reader is going to win a set of their own! The winner will be able to choose either a Reading or Math set for their child from Pre-K all the way up to Grade 3. All residents of the U.S. 18+ are eligible to enter. One entrant per household, please!

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84 comments:

  1. I like the nowhere to go strategy game.

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  2. I also like the Dino Construction Company™–Spike the Ankylosaurus Steam Roller .

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  3. I also like the Shelby's Snack Shack Game!

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  4. Hot Dots® Let's Master Grade 3 Reading would be great to have.

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  5. Kat"— the Talking, Teaching Kitty™

    Purrrfect for preschoolers!

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  6. These are awesome! I would pick the Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading pack for my daughter!

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  7. I would love to have Hot Dots® Let's Master Grade 2 Reading for my son!

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  8. I would love the Science Club Aqua Scope & Underwater Wonders Activity Journal. This would be perfect for my kids to go exploring by the lake.
    Beth Clark bclark103@yahoo.com

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  9. The Nancy B binoculars and journal set! nixon_family4@yahoo.com

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  10. I liked the interactive storybooks. Lots of fun for the kids exploring different choices. carlscott(at)prodigy(dot)net(dot)mx

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  11. The Name That State Game looks cute!

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  12. Chet the Cat™ and Friends Cooking Set

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  13. My three year old would love the Dino Construction Co. Wrecker the T-Rex Skid Loader. He loves dinosaurs!

    Erin K.(erinknack08@yahoo.com)

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  14. Another great item is the Ten Frame Treasures.

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  15. Hot Dots® Jr. Let's Master Kindergarten Reading

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  16. i like the Dino Construction Company™–Wrecker the T-Rex Skid Loader

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  17. I think the new Pass The Peas game would be a hit with the kids!

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  18. The beginning science card set. We have science Saturdays, and that would be a help!

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  19. I like the Design & Drill® Power Tool Workshop

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  20. I like the Chet the Cat™ and Friends Baking Set

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  21. I like the Grill and Go Camp Stove

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  22. Hot dots jr beginning science card set.

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  23. I would love the Let's Master Grade 2 Reading Set for my daughters!

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  24. I like the smencils and I know the kids would love them too.

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  25. I like the AlphaMagnets® & MathMagnets Multicolored Combo Set.

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  26. The Interactive Storybook Set looks great.

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  27. Gears! Gears! Gears! Lights & Action Building Set.

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  28. I also like the GeoSafari SeaScope.
    savewish@yahoo.com

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  29. I like the Hot Dots® Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Math.

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  30. I would also like the Sprout & Grow™ Greenhouse with Wonder Soil™.

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  31. I have always liked the
    GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Globe™ Jr.

    My daughter would love a globe!
    kayleefaith1228@aol.com

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  32. I like the Hot Dots® Let's Master Grade 2 Reading.

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  33. I like the Hot Dots® Jr. Beginning Science Card Set

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  34. I like the name that state game.

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  35. I also like: Shelby's Snack Shack Game™

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  36. I like the Design and Drill Screwdriver!

    Angela Newsome
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  37. melissaandkeith millerDecember 30, 2013 at 9:38 PM

    Hot Dots® Jr. Beginning Science Card Set

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  38. I also like teh GeoSafari Vega 600 Telescope.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  39. I like the interactive story books

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  40. We have the HotDots cards for learning to tell time and we love them. The kids think it's cool the pen is so "smart". I would really like to get the Hot Dots Jr. Phonics Fun Set for my youngest.
    wendishiffletteatyahoodotcom

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  41. I also like the Hot Dots® Jr. Let's Master Kindergarten Reading

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  42. I like Kat-talking,teaching Kitty.
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  43. GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Microscope™ looks fun

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  44. I also like the Number Beanbags, I think that would be a great teaching tool for the younger kids.

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  45. I like the Dino Construction Company™–Spike the Ankylosaurus Steam Roller and the Dino Construction Company™–Wrecker the T-Rex Skid Loader. My grandson would have so much fun playing with these.

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  47. I think the GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Globe™ Jr. would be nice

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  48. I love Quiz Shark. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  49. I like the Hot Dots® Jr. Interactive Storybooks - 4 Book Set with Ace Pen.

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  50. I would like this.....http://www.educationalinsights.com/product/hot+dots--174-+let%27s+master+grade+2+reading.do?sortby=bestSellers&sortby=&

    My son needs all the help he can get with reading!

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  51. Shelby's Snack Shack Game is probably just the right age for my child.

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  52. I like the You're bugging me color matching game.

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  53. I love the Chet the Cat™ and Friends Cooking Set

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  54. I like the Hot Dots® Jr. Beginning Problem Solving Card Set

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  55. I like the Math Shark electronic game

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  56. Kat the talking teaching kitty my daughter would love to learn with her

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  57. i would also love the "Kat"— the Talking, Teaching Kitty™

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  58. The GreenThumb Classroom Greenhouse looks very nice!

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  59. I like the Hot Dots® Jr. Beginning Science Card Set

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  60. I also like the name the state game :)

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  61. I also like Hot Dots® Jr. Interactive Storybooks - 4 Book Set with Ace Pen
    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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  62. I also really like the Presto Change-O™ Game.

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  63. The Lets Master Kindergarten Reading would be perfect for my soon to be kindergartener!

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  64. I like the Hot Dots Jr. Interactive Storybooks - 4 Book Set with Ace Pen.

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  65. I like the hot dots jr. interactive story books wilcarvic
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  66. I like this http://www.educationalinsights.com/product/my+body+wall+chart.do?sortby=bestSellers&sortby=&

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  67. I love how the hot dots have different levels and how they break down the reading to make it easy for

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