A piece of nostalgia that is still just as useful!
First your child will enjoy it as a toy. Rotating the hands on the face, winding it up and watching storybook pictures rotate, and playing the sweet cheery tune again, again, and again.
Then, you'll find it's perfect for teaching your child how to tell time!
Introduced in 1968, the Music Box Teaching Clock has made learning to tell time fun for generations of children. It still plays the original melody, "Grandfather's Clock", a catchy, uplifting tune. Children wind it up time after time with renewed delight!
Just like the 1968 version - except for minor changes due to product safety requirements since that time.
Retro Fisher Price Teaching Clock
A classic toy first introduced in 1968
Learn to tell time
Encourages fine motor skills, cause/effect understanding, concept of telling time
Timeless storybook graphics
Plays "Grandfather's Clock" a 1876 folk song
Hour hand moves every time minute hand makes a revolution manually
Wind from the back
Retro design, plastic clock body
Slight variation from original to meet current day safety standards
Quality construction; a family favorite for generations
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A Fond Childhood Memory Relived
Posted 4/1/2014 by JILL EDMUNDSON
Although I have 4 children, I must admit I selfishly bought this product for myself. As I walked through the aisle of Fatbrain Toys my eye was immediately drawn to the bright red clock I remember playing with in my childhood; but upon hearing the chime this toy plays, memories flooded my mind and I knew I had to have this piece of nostalgia for myself. I love it every bit as much today as I did back then.
A rating of Retro Fisher Price Teaching Clock
Posted 11/21/2013 by Lou LaBelle
Brings back memories! Love the item. I am concerned about the body. Seems like a frail box. I have changed to limiting the use of the toy and tend to watch the grandchildren when playing with it. They love it. It does make a slight knocing noice towards end of play, hoping that is normal.
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