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Learn the letters of the alphabet in this fun lotto game!
Choose which side of the board you play on and try to be the first player to find all the cards that match the letters, or pictures, on your lotto board.
453 of 840 people found the following review helpful:
We love alphabet lotto!
My daughter (nearly 3) loves playing with this.
I'm very happy that it's supporting her learning in a fun way.
The game is excellent quality and great value for money. Can't fault it!
419 of 785 people found the following review helpful:
I was lucky enough to win this game for my grandchildren.They are 4 (boy) and 7 (girl) and step grandson (9). All 3 joined in playing with me, and although, below his age range, even the eldest engaged well. Easy to play, eat box to store when not in use,and with change for £10, a product which I'd recomend for fun and learning alike.
255 of 498 people found the following review helpful:
Versatile and fun!
We bought this for our son's fourth birthday, seeing as how much he adores the Shopping List game. He loves it and it's great that there are a variety of ways to play it, according to mood/age/ability/attention span! The pieces are hard wearing and I'm sure we will have equal hours of fun with this one!
63 of 124 people found the following review helpful:
Lots of ways to play
This is such a versatile game. There are 4 ways to play this bingo style game. We even played it as a memory game. You can match by animals or letters. It's great for teaching young children the letters in the alphabet and some of the phonetic sounds like SH and WH.
134 of 269 people found the following review helpful:
Great educational game!
I am really pleased with this game. I am planning on home educating my daughter and this game is a great educational tool. We played the lotto, discussed the pictures and phonemes...she identified the letters that she already knew and guessed at others. We then played a game whereby we lined up a number of picture cards and then told a story incorporating each picture in the order that we had picked them. We had great fun. We might even play a memory game with the pictures and letters too...
243 of 495 people found the following review helpful:
Brilliant learning tool
Alphabet Lotto is one of their excellent bingo style games but this is one has a differentiated twist to it with four different ways to play. In the sturdy box are five lotto boards, each one a different colour, and double-sided with six spaces. One side has pictures with the object's name written underneath (the letter or phoneme is highlighted more prominently) while the other side has the corresponding letters. This piqued my teacher interest straight away, how very clever of them to have written the word underneath, but highlighting the first letter/phoneme is really genius and allows for a lot of expansion and teaching through this game.
The third and fourth ways of playing this lotto game come through the lotto cards. There are two sets: one of letters and one of pictures, each have thirty cards in the set. Yes I know there are 26 letters in the alphabet but I did mention phonemes didn't I? They have chosen four of the most common ones and have cards for 'th', 'sh', 'wh' and 'ch'. The lotto cards are not double-sided, I don't know if that was a conscious decision or not, it might have helped to connect the sound with the image more easily, but on the other hand it provides another use for them as the children can then match the sound up with the pictures which creates a fifth game! I've put the letter cards in a plastic wallet out of the way for the moment, because obviously at two years old The Boy is too young to use them.
We don't play lotto yet in a conventional way yet, he's just that bit too young to understand about taking turns although we will soon be working on it with him and this is an excellent way to promote it. Instead, he helps mummy and daddy to find the (face-up) cards on their boards. This is an excellent way to help develop his matching skills (pre-maths skills) and the recognition of images is so important (pre-reading skills). He loves it and finds it great fun!
I would thoroughly recommend Alphabet Lotto for any child who is approaching nursery or reception to help develop their understanding of letters and sounds. I would also thoroughly recommend this for anyone who just wants to have fun with their child!
171 of 350 people found the following review helpful:
A fantastic educational game!
I have had a few Orchard Toys products before, so was very excited to get in the box. I have always found Orchard Toys make strong, durable and educational games... so I was keen to see if this game would follow suit!
Watch the video review to find out just what we thought...
The Boy's Score: 10/10 - they loved playing it!
Mummy's Score: 10/10 - another winner! I LOVE the educational value of this game, coupled with the fact it is well made! I can see this is going to be well played!