Maximize the effectiveness of manipulatives in the PreK-K curriculum with this step-by-step, photo-illustrated professional handbook. Features 51 manipulative-based activities with real-world problem-solving scenarios. Blackline masters reinforce key math concepts and visual organization. Special Look Out! sections let you anticipate common student difficulties within each lesson. Writing and extension activities also included to encourage student demonstration of mathematical thinking. Sturdy 144-page handbook is hardcover with convenient, lay-flat spiral binding. Aligned with NCTM Standards.