28 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

GreatShield Chalkee Kid Friendly Stylus for Touchscreen Devices (Pink)

I thought this would be a good idea for my husbands smaller students. Turns out, not so much.

First: It is too much like sidewalk chalk. The students (Kindergarten and 1rst Graders) would hold it like a stick instead of like a pencil (or normal stylus). They ended up pushing very hard.

Second: Turns out, the above is why you no longer see the big pencils in classrooms. Better to use standard sized pencils and styluses to build fine motor skills.

Third: The rubber tip tore by the end of the 4th day. Luckily my husband noticed before it was scratched across his tablet by a hard working 1rst Grader.

Overall: 2 stars. It looks and feels just like it is supposed to. It just doesn’t seem to be a good idea in practice.

Description:
Let your kid explore with the greatest of ease

The GreatShield Chalkee Stylus for kids is designed to make learning with touch screen devices fun and easy. Made with a comfortable soft touch design that allows kids to easily handle and hold the stylus while having fun. The Chalkee is well balanced and thicker than most styli to make gripping easier for young learners. The stylus is extra sturdy and has a durable soft rubber tip which helps to prevent scratches, fingerprints and other damage to your touch screen device. The GreatShield Chalkee Stylus is the perfect stylus for your kids to play with while learning to use touch screen devices.

• Compatible with most tablets, touch screen learning devices and smartphones
• Works with millions of Apps
• Helps young learners to write, draw, drag and point
• Chalkee size is 4 inches long & 3/4 inch thick

WARNING!
• CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts
• Not for children under 3 yrs.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

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