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First impressions of this were that I was disappointed with the lid of the jar. It doesn't click shut, it just sits on the top of the jar, which is not great for storage as the cookies are often falling out. Other than that I am happy with the quality of the cookies and the cards supplied.
There are games included with this - such as missing letter in a CVC word, ordering letters and a basic find the letter game, but there are lots more things you can do with this set if you use your imagination.
My 4 year old has taken more of an interest in letters since we got these, I think just because he likes the novelty of the cookies.
Like all Learning Resources products this is on the pricey side for what it is, but (lid aside) you do get good quality and I can see these lasting for years to come.
The letter-cookies in this are great - really solid, chunky pieces that are almost indestructable. The storage jar really lets it down. The lid doesn't screw or lock into place, it just sits on top of the jar and falls off with the slightest touch. This is a game with a LOT of small pieces, aimed at very young children - it really needs good storage to keep it together. The deck of cards don't come in a box or bag, so once you unwrap the cellophane they are loose in the jar and likely to get creased amongst the letters. This is more of a toy than a game - there are some suggested games included but they are all very basic (essentially variations on 'find this letter') and not likely to hold a lot of interest. That's not necessarily a problem, though, as the pieces are fun and appealing and it's easy to make up your own activities using them. Overall a nice toy for children just getting to grips with recognising letter shapes but I don't see it getting used past that point.
Very very happily surprised! Based on other reviews I was wary but these are amazing! Really sturdy, weighty letters (made of some sort of rubber I think?) washable, with lots of games & the jar to keep it all together. Yes the jar isn’t solid and is a thin plastic, but it’s not part of the games anyway & does the job. My child loves them and we can’t wait to play!
Really disappointed I brought this product and it has cookies missing there is no s and t in my pack. So sad that this item was not checked before being sent to me. I am a teacher and was going to use this with my class. If all the set was there I would have given a very good review as the quality of letters are very good.