Get a head start on reading with the ABC Phonics Word Builder™! The innovative sound slider feature helps children understand what letters sound like and how sounds blend into words. Practice phonics skills, spelling and vocabulary while exploring 250+ words. Games and activities bring the concepts to life through entertaining play that reinforces learning. Three double-sided activity cards can be inserted into the word builder to learn about vowel sounds, consonants and words. Watch words turn into lively animations when kids sound out the word correctly! Slide into spelling with this unique learning tool. All activity cards attach to the toy with the included strap. Includes volume and screen contrast controls. Intended for ages 3+ years. Requires 2 AA batteries. Batteries included for demo purposes only. New batteries recommended for regular use.