This colorful growth chart allows children to keep track of their growth and see how tall they are while encouraging them to feel a sense of pride and esteem. The colorful presence of the chart makes it the perfect addition to any classroom wall decor for the entirety of the year. Sturdy and protected classroom chart is generously sized at 4'H x 8.5"W.
3 years & up. Excellent and fun way to introduce early math skills. Each game has its own unique challenges, whether it is working on problem solving skills, memory, counting and number recognition, there is something for every child's level. The puzzle games include 20-30 self-correcting cards in different levels of play.
2 years & up. Help your children develop their fine motor skills with this durable Square Crepe Rubber Large Pegboard for Various Developmental Activities. This pegboard provides quiet and creative learning with endless fun! This activity promotes fine motor skills, early math skills, dexterity, and critical thinking. Encourage your children to make patterns, art, or shapes with pegs using this board. Pegboard has 100 holes. Use with our big stacker pegs, sold separately (item #46948). Made… More »
2 years & up. Kids will enjoy this 'sort' of fun! This 15 piece wooden set will engage children for hours counting and matching shapes, colors and sizes to the durable, solid-wood base, which provides a matching key. Measures approximately 14" x 5.5" x 4".
Build the home-school connection to prepare for Kindergarten! Studies show that parent and family involvement with school is an important factor in children's later academic success. Many families of young children want to learn ways to support their little ones in preparing for and getting the most out of kindergarten. With easy-to-share parent letters and simple, fun activities for families to do together at home, Kick-Start Kindergarten Readiness is the perfect tool for early childhood teachers… More »
3 years & up. Children can create dough eggs to put in the birds nest! Each dough mat has a numeral and corresponding counting dots so children know how many dough eggs to make and place in the nest. These mats are a wonderful and engaging way to incorporate math and fine motor skills. Activity card(s) included Gently wipe clean with a damp cloth, air dry. Measures 8.5" x 11". Set of 9.
This 10 piece see-through set is perfect for little hands to learn how to write numbers on a light table and also great for tracing exercises. Each number measures 2"W x 3"H with raised edges and arrows showing the direction of how each one is drawn.
2 years & up. This set of six Tongs are great for developing and refining fine motor skills. Children will learn how to control their hand muscles while they grasp, hold, move, and release items. Tongs are 6" long.
18 months & up. These tweezers help toddlers develop pincer grasp, an important early fine motor skill. Ergonomic depressions on each tweezer guide proper grip. Can be used with manipulatives, early counting and science lessons, etc. Approximately 5.5"L x 2"W. Assorted colors. Available in sets of 6 and 12.
2 years & up. Fun alligator themed tweezers sized right for toddlers. The easier tension and smaller size will make it easy for toddler to use. Great for developing fine motor skills, games, and sorting activities. 4" long. Set of 12 in 6 colors.
Easily store essential classroom materials with these Square Plastic Woven Baskets for Classroom Sorting and Organization. This set of square plastic woven baskets provides a convenient, aesthetically pleasing solution for classroom organization. Use these baskets for sorting by items, shapes, colors, and more. Baskets are washable. Measures 5" square and are 2.75" deep.
12 months & up. This elegant set of BeginAgain "first blocks" teaches numbers, counting, colors, grabbing, and stacking. Made from sustainably harvested rubber wood, each of the ten, 1.25" square blocks are numbered on one side. Each block is stained a different color with a non-toxic, child safe stains. Easy clean up and display with the rectangular storage box.
2 years & up. This ten piece tile set makes learning numbers in Braille as easy as 1-2-3. Each tile features one side with the numeral and corresponding Braille cells and the other side features impressed leaf illustrations to help children count. Children can trace the indentations on each tile and learn to count with their fingers while counting out loud.
2 years & up. Bring excitement to counting with these smiling Farm Counters. These colorful pieces promote fine motor skills, important early math skills, dramatic play, and color recognition. Use these counters for a visual lesson about addition and subtraction. These colorful animals also double as finger puppets! Have children identify the colors of the animal or the sounds they make. This set includes six each of five animals (cow, horse, rooster, pig, and sheep) and an activity guide. Animals… More »
2 years & up. Help your children exercise their problem solving skills with this Number Snail Colorful Learning Puzzle with Roman Numerals Included. The chunky, eco-friendly rubberwood puzzle pieces are numbered 1 through 10 to practice early counting and color skills. This activity promotes fine motor skills, critical thinking, and collaborative play. The puzzle comes with a wooden tray for easy clean-up and storage. Includes 10 pieces.
Turn children's love of active games into learning opportunities with these activities. Each chapter is organized by level of difficulty and each one incorporates fun math experiences with movement. Most activities require few or no materials and include related children's books or music to extend the learning. The index is an great tool as it gives teachers flexibility to plan around children's interests. Use these activities during circle or group time, or use them to reinforce other lessons.… More »
With new activities and explorations, tips and information to help you understand how to support the littlest learners, and research nuggets to enhance your own professional knowledge, the Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, revised, will be your go-to resource! Activities will help you support curiosity, play, exploration, persistence, emerging foundations in literacy and math, problem solving, and so much more! Paperback. 288 pages.
Play is learning! But play in the early years is endangered by the emphasis on push-down academics, mounting parental expectations, and pressures on early childhood teachers to prepare young children for the rigors of kindergarten and beyond. With all of that, gains made by play experiences, including readiness skills and social-emotional development, have fallen away. Young children learn best through play. This book helps educators understand the different types of play and the rich opportunities… More »
Counting is the foundation for future math learning. Pairing and sorting objects, understanding numbers and quantity, and counting can all be introduced with simple activities. 30 Fun Ways to Learn About Counting brings these skills into the classroom with fun and engaging games and activities! 80 pages. Paperback.