VTech Winnie the Pooh - Play & Learn Laptop User`s manual

User’s Manual
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Based on the "Winnie the Pooh" works,
by A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard.
All rights reserved.
Dear Parent,
At VTech® we know that a child’s imagination is a truly wonderful
thing and needs to be developed and nurtured. That’s why we
created the Winnie the Pooh® electronic learning series™ of
interactive learning toys to stimulate children’s imaginations, while
also teaching vital preschool concepts such as the alphabet,
numbers, shapes, colors and objects.
Through the use of unique technology and engaging child-directed
role-play scenarios, Winnie the Pooh® characters magically come
to life to guide children through learning activities. These engaging
characters foster children’s critical reasoning skills, enhance their
fine motor skills and engage them in exciting role-play activities
for endless hours of learning fun.
At VTech® we know that a child has the ability to do great things.
That’s why all of our electronic learning products are uniquely
designed to develop a child’s mind and allow them to learn to the
best of their ability. We thank you for trusting VTech® with the
important job of helping your child learn and grow!
Sincerely,
Your Friends at VTech®
To learn more about Winnie the Pooh® electronic learning
series™ and other VTech® toys, visit
www.vtech.com
INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the VTech® Winnie the Pooh Interactive Computer
learning toy!
Volume
Control
Switch
Repeat
Button
On/Off
Button
Card Slot
Introduction
The VTech® Winnie the Pooh Interactive Computer introduces children to
a world full of fun learning. With 20 double-sided activity cards your child
will learn the alphabet, numbers, colors, logic and much more. Winnie
the Pooh and his friends will make your child’s learning experience friendly
and fun!
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Incorrect
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20 Double-Sided Activity Cards
Card Storage Compartment Underneath
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INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
• One VTech® Winnie the Pooh Interactive Computer learning toy
• 20 double-sided activity cards
• One instruction manual
WARNING: All packing materials such as tape, plastic sheets, wire ties
and tags are not part of this toy, and should be discarded
for your child’s safety.
GETTING STARTED
1. Make sure the unit is turned OFF.
2. Locate the battery cover at the bottom of the unit. Use a
coin to loosen the screw and open the battery cover.
3. Install 3 new “AA” (UM-3/LR06) batteries as illustrated.
(The use of new, alkaline batteries is recommended for
maximum performance.)
4. Replace the battery cover and tighten the screw to secure.
BATTERY NOTICE
• Non-rechargeable batteries are not to be recharged.
• Rechargeable batteries are to be removed from the toy before being
charged (if removable).
• Rechargeable batteries are only to be charged under adult supervision
(if removable).
• Different types of batteries or new and used batteries are not to be
mixed.
• Only batteries of the same or equivalent type as recommended are to
be used.
• Batteries are to be inserted with the correct polarity.
• Exhausted batteries are to be removed from the toy.
Getting Started
BATTERY INSTALLATION
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• The supply terminals are not to be short-circuited.
• The toy is not to be connected to more than the recommended number
of power supplies.
• Do not dispose of batteries in fire.
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THE USE OF RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES.
PRODUCT FEATURES
ON/OFF BUTTON
Product Features
Turn on your VTech ® Winnie the Pooh Interactive
Computer by pressing the On/Off Button located on the
left-hand side of the unit. Press the button again to turn
the unit off.
VOLUME CONTROL SWITCH
To adjust the volume, slide the Volume Control Switch
located on the left-hand side of the unit. Slide up for
higher volume and down for lower volume.
REPEAT BUTTON
Press the Repeat Button to hear an instruction or question
again.
ANSWER CORRECT AND INCORRECT LIGHTS
When in Quiz Mode, the Tick
and Cross
Lights will
flash to show whether your answer is right or wrong.
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CARD STORAGE
COMPARTMENT
CARD FORMAT
CARD NUMBER AGE
ACTIVITY TITLE
LEARN MODE
QUIZ MODE
Product Features
All 20 double-sided activity cards
can be conveniently stored in the
special compartment located at the
bottom of the unit.
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AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF
To preserve battery life, the VTech® Winnie the Pooh Interactive Computer
will automatically turn off after several minutes without input. The unit can
be turned on again by pressing the On/Off Button.
ACTIVITIES
Press the Learn Mode icon
or any star on the card to begin
playing in Learn Mode.
Press the Quiz Mode icon
to begin playing in Quiz Mode.
Activities
• Press the On/Off Button to turn the unit on. Pooh will sing a song and
ask you to choose a card.
• Press a letter on Pooh’s tummy to hear it identified. Press a second time
to hear the picture identified.
• Choose a card and insert it under the slot on Pooh’s tummy.
Note: Please make sure that the card is fully inserted. If the activity is not
working properly please remove the card and re-insert it in the
correct position.
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Opening Song
Opening Song
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CARD ACTIVITIES
There are two modes on the 20 double-sided activity cards.
Learn Mode
Quiz Mode
In Learn Mode , press any star to begin play. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you a question related to the activity. Press a star to input your answer.
When a card is inserted, Learn Mode is activated automatically.
Card 1
Activity Title: Capital and Small Letters ( A - M )
Curriculum:
Alphabet (A - M)
Age:
4-5
Description: Teaches capital and small letters. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will
ask you to find one of the letters.
Card 2
Card Activities
The two modes are not available for the music activities - Cards 31 and 32.
Activity Title: Capital and Small Letters ( N - Z )
Curriculum:
Alphabet (N - Z)
Age:
4-5
Description: Teaches capital and small letters. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will
ask you to find one of the letters.
Card 3
Activity Title: Counting
Curriculum:
Math
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches counting. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask related
questions.
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Card 4
Activity Title: Time of the Day
Curriculum:
Time concepts
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches time concepts. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask related
questions.
Card 5
Activity Title: Find It
Curriculum:
Shapes and Colors
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches colors and shapes. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you to find a colored shape.
Activity Title: Find the Hidden Shapes
Curriculum:
Shapes
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches shapes. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to find a
shape.
Card 7
Activity Title: Where Does it Come From?
Curriculum:
Nature
Age:
3-4
Card Activities
Card 6
Description: Teaches objects from nature. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you to find an object by giving a hint.
Card 8
Activity Title: Plants and Fruit
Curriculum:
Plants and Fruit
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches plants and fruit. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you
related questions.
Card 9
Activity Title: Match Them Up
Curriculum:
Weather and clothing
Age:
3-4
9
Description: Teaches weather and clothing. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you to match the weather with the appropriate clothing.
Card 10
Activity Title: Playtime for Every Season
Curriculum:
Seasons
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches seasons. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to match
the season and activity.
Card 11
Activity Title: Beginning Letter
Spelling
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches beginning letters. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you
to find a word or a beginning letter.
Card 12
Activity Title: Missing Letter
Curriculum:
Spelling
Age:
5-6
Description: Teaches words. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to match
the missing letter with the correct word.
Card 13
Card Activities
Curriculum:
Activity Title: Match the Words
Curriculum:
Vocabulary
Age:
3-5
Description: Teaches words and objects. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you to match the word with the object.
Card 14
Activity Title: Big or Small
Curriculum:
Size
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches big and small objects. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you to find an object that is either big or small.
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Card 15
Activity Title: Long or Short
Curriculum:
Length
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches long and short objects. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will
ask you to find an object that is either long or short.
Card 16
Activity Title: More or Less
Curriculum:
Quantity
Age:
3-4
Card 17
Activity Title: Sounds of Nature
Curriculum:
Nature
Age:
3-4
Description: Teaches sounds of nature. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you
to find what makes the sounds.
Card 18
Activity Title: Sounds of Instruments
Curriculum:
Music
Age:
Card Activities
Description: Pooh will introduce the foods that they have for their picnic.
In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to find some food in relation
to who has more or less.
3-5
Description: Teaches instruments and their sounds. In Quiz Mode, Pooh
will ask you to match the instrument with the sound.
Card 19
Activity Title: Vegetable or Fruit?
Curriculum:
Food
Age:
3-5
Description: Teaches vegetables and fruit. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you to find a fruit or a vegetable.
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Card 20
Activity Title: Whose Is It?
Curriculum:
Logic
Age:
4-5
Description: Pooh will identify characters and their features.
In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to match the character
with their feature.
Card 21
Activity Title: Match the Time
Curriculum:
Time
Age:
5-6
Card 22
Activity Title: What Do We Eat?
Curriculum:
Biology
Age:
3-4
Description: Introduces animals and what they like to eat. In Quiz Mode,
Pooh will ask you to match the foods with the animals.
Card 23
Activity Title: Match the Paint
Curriculum:
Colors
Age:
Card Activities
Description: In this activity Pooh will teach the time and some activities.
In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to match the time with the
clocks.
3-4
Description: Teaches colors. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to match
the color in the paintings with the color of the paint in the
pots.
Card 24
Activity Title: Missing Vowels
Curriculum:
Vowels
Age:
5-6
Description: Teaches vowels and words. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you to match the missing vowel with the correct word.
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Card 25
Activity Title: Hide ‘n Seek
Curriculum:
Logic
Age:
3-4
Description: Pooh and his friends are playing hide and seek. In Quiz
Mode, Pooh will ask you to find a character in the woods.
Card 26
Activity Title: Crossword Puzzle
Curriculum:
Vocabulary
Age:
5-6
Card 27
Activity Title: Addition
Curriculum:
Math
Age:
5-6
Description: Teaches addition. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you related
questions.
Card 28
Activity Title: Subtraction
Curriculum:
Math
Age:
Card Activities
Description: Pooh needs help with his crossword. In Quiz Mode, Pooh
will ask you to match the word with the correct place to
complete the puzzle.
5-6
Description: Teaches subtraction. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you related
questions.
Card 29
Activity Title: Follow the Paths
Curriculum:
Problem solving
Age:
4-5
Description: Pooh and his friends are flying kites. In Quiz Mode, Pooh
will ask you to match the kite with the character who is
flying it.
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Card 30
Activity Title: Explore Our Continents
Curriculum:
Basic Geography
Age:
5-6
Description: Teaches continents of the world and related facts. In Quiz
Mode, Pooh will ask you to find a continent by giving a hint.
Card 31
Activity Title: Create a Song
Curriculum:
Music
Age:
3-6
Card 32
Activity Title: Play a Tune
Curriculum:
Music
Age:
3-6
Description: Learn Mode and Quiz Mode are not active in this activity.
Select a tune by pressing the stars on the discs.
Card 33
Activity Title: Guess Who!
Curriculum:
Problem solving
Age:
Card Activities
Description: Learn Mode and Quiz Mode are not active in this activity.
Create your own tunes by pressing the music notes. Press
the instruments to hear your music played in their style.
4-5
Description: Pooh will give facts about what the characters are wearing
or where they are. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to find
a character by giving a hint.
Card 34
Activity Title: Guessing Game
Curriculum:
Problem solving
Age:
4-5
Description: Pooh will identify some objects. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will
ask you to find an object by giving a hint.
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Card 35
Activity Title: Friends Match
Curriculum:
Observation
Age:
3-4
Description: You will see some pictures of Pooh and his friends.
In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to match the pictures that
are the same.
Card 36
Activity Title: Follow the Leader
Logic
Age:
4-5
Description: You will see some patterns. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask
you to match the space with the missing object to complete
the pattern.
Card 37
Activity Title: Puzzle Pictures
Curriculum:
Logic
Age:
4-5
Description: Pooh will identify some features that belong to the characters.
In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to match the puzzle piece
with the space where it fits.
Card Activities
Curriculum:
Card 38
Activity Title: Puzzle Pictures
Curriculum:
Logic
Age:
4-5
Description: Pooh will identify some features that belong to the characters.
In Quiz Mode, Pooh will ask you to match the puzzle piece
with the space where it fits.
Card 39
Activity Title: Amazing Maze
Curriculum:
Problem solving
Age:
3-4
Description: Pooh will identify some objects. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will
ask you to find objects to help him follow the maze.
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Card 40
Activity Title: Amazing Maze
Curriculum:
Problem solving
Age:
3-4
CARE & MAINTENANCE
1. Keep the unit clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth.
2. Keep the unit out of direct sunlight and away from any direct heat
source.
3. Remove the batteries when the unit is not in use for an extended period
of time.
4. Do not drop the unit on hard surfaces and do not expose the unit to
moisture or water.
5. Remove the game card from the unit and store in the card compartment
when the unit is not in use.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If for some reason the program/activity stops working, please follow these
steps:
1. Please turn the unit OFF.
2. Interrupt the power supply by removing the batteries.
3. Let the unit stand for a few minutes, then replace the batteries.
4. Turn the unit ON. The unit should now be ready to play again.
5. If the product still does not work, replace with a new set of batteries.
If the problem persists, please call our Consumer Services Department at
1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada.
Care & Maintenance/Troubleshooting
Description: Pooh will identify some objects. In Quiz Mode, Pooh will
ask you to find objects to help him follow the maze.
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IMPORTANT NOTE:
Creating and developing Winnie the Pooh electronic learning products
is accompanied by a responsibility that we at VTech® take very
seriously. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the
information, which forms the value of our products. However, errors
sometimes can occur. It is important for you to know that we stand
behind our products and encourage you to call our Consumer Services
Department at 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in
Canada.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference
in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with
the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of
the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Note
FCC NOTICE:
Note:
This equipment induces a weak magnetic field that may affect watches,
television sets or monitors. It is recommended to keep this unit away from
metallic materials when playing.
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