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    Nov252009

    It’s Not A Spork, But A Spoon. A Singing Spoon!

    Friday, November 27th, 2009 Netcast 970 

    It’s was back in July 2003 when Wee Talk, Inc. introduced talking and singing utensils. The idea was to help motivate and educate kids. I used two of their devices, Brushy Brushy, The Musical Talking Toothbrush which was aimed at kids ages 18 months and up (it sang a tune to remind kids to brush every day.) But my favorite is Yucky Yucky The Singing Get-Well-Spoon! Although it sat alone & unplayed in Dick’s Gadget Warehouse for more than 6 years, when I took out the batteries, cleaned them up and put them back in, it still worked!  It sings a tune for sick kids ages 6 months and up, encouraging them to take their medicine and feel better soon. It had two interchangeable spoon bowls that plugged into the talking handle. One was a regular spoon and the other was a measuring spoon to help the parent get the right amount of medicine into the child. I never did get to see or play with Groomy Groomy Singing Brush and Comb. That was a hairbrush and comb designed to help children ages 3 months and up to develop good grooming habits. (What good would a hairbrush do me now, anyway?)  The retail was $7.99 each, a pretty good price for some fun gadgets. I still see a company called Wee Talk on Google, and they make educational books & games, so it could be the same company. Not a sign of any talking or singing utensils, though. Too bad!

    Hear this Netcast: www.twit.tv/dgw970

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    Do you know where I can purchase one of these? My grown daughter had one when she was little & I am looking to get her one for Christmas. I've tried Amazon and Ebay...no luck. Any help would be appreciated!
    Thanks!

    November 16, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterMelissia M

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