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SWON Tech to Lend: Code-a-Pillar
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Cost: free for Supporting/$15 Geographic*
Ages: 3+

Description: Code-a-pillar™ inspires little learners to be big thinkers by encouraging preschoolers to arrange (and rearrange) the easy-to-connect segments in endless combinations, sending Code-a-pillar™ on his path. This learning toy encourages experimentation while developing important skills like problem solving, planning & sequencing and critical thinking. There's no end to the combinations kids can make – mix up the segments and put them back together to send Code-a-pillar™ in a different direction every time!

Every time kids change and rearrange his segments, Code-a-pillar™ takes a different path. Every time – with cool sounds and lights wherever he goes! Includes 1 sound segment, 3 straights, 2 right turns and 2 left turns to send the learning fun in endless directions! Kids can even configure the segments to make Code-a-Pillar™ reach targets they set up throughout the room.

Features:
Motorized heads and easy-to-connect segments for endless combinations!
Kids connect the segments to make Code-a-pillar™ go forward, left, right or wherever they choose.
Each segment lights up as the action happens!
Motorized head segments features lights, fun character sounds and blinking eyes to bring Code-A-pillar™ to life!
Can you reach the target? Challenge kids to configure the segments so Code-a-pillar™ can get to the targets and each their goals.
Helps develop skills like sequencing, critical thinking, reasoning, discovery, memory, problem solving and experimentation.
Gives fine motor skills a good workout.
Kids discover that their actions make things happen (also known as cause & effect)!
Requires 4 AA alkaline batteries and a small screwdriver, included in SWON's kit.

Resources:
Included with all SWON Tech to Lend are online resources, including manuals, instructions, lesson plans, & curriculum, which can be found through Google Drive here

To borrow, please check the calendar below for open dates and then go to our Tech to Lend page to register for your items.

*Terms

  • For Supporting Members, items are always FREE to borrow & pick up.
  • For members in our Ohio Service Area ("Geographic Members") pick up is free. Lending fees vary per item.
  • Delivery & return is billed at the federal mileage rate
  • Items can be reserved for 4 weeks & can be renewed if no one else has requested them.

 


 

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