WOW – mom got all sentimental on this toy from her childhood. The Little Professor was released in June 1976 from Texas Instruments. It was marketed as the first electronic educational toy. I think this is where mom found her fondness of math and to these day loves numbers. So many people hate math but it’s really in the way it is presented. I think by having fun with the Little Professor, mom started off with a fondness of math. She got that far away look in her eyes and reminisced about being 7 and walking around the house ‘calculating’. She got pretty good at it too!
I checked this item out on ebay as well. It runs from around $25.00 and up. Not a good turn around knowing that when it first came out in 1976, the price was $20.00.
Daddy never had one growing up – maybe that explains his dislike for math. I wonder if it’s too late for this little piggy to start using it?
Did you have a Little Professor? Do tell.