If you've ever futilely tried to explain to a three-year-old that "just one more minute" elapsed ten minutes ago, and no, really, you have to leave for preschool now
, the Time Timer might sound pretty appealing.
What's the advantage of the Time Timer over, say, an ordinary kitchen timer? Well, according to the manufacturer, "this teacher-tested aid reinforces the sense of elapsed time with a graphic depiction of the time remaining." Does your egg timer do that?