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Engaging and memorable characters inspire children to learn new things. In Mat Man Shapes, the popular Mat Man® character comes to life in an imaginative tale that takes children to a world of shapes and rhymes. A friendly hero opens students' minds to shapes, rhyming verse, imagination, exploration, and community in the first book of the Mat Man reading series. (32-page hardcover storybook)
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After mastering guided formation on the Letter Cards, children progress to building letters on the 8" x 11" blue Mat. The smiley face on the top left corner reminds them where to start.
Direct, hands-on experiences make words come to life. Children build vocabulary and boost their thinking and speaking skills. Lessons focus on the world around them and explore relevant and engaging themes. Contains 336-page teacher's guide, 295 laminated word cards, and Squawker parrot puppet.
Children develop important social, cognitive, and physical skills as they sing, tap, dance, rock, and rap to develop school readiness. Includes 25 songs.
Children flip for these double sided cards that feature tactile and puzzle elements. Pre-K children learn to recognize letters, match letters and sounds, and sequence. "Flip" feature promotes self-checking.
Includes: 2 alphabet decks—one for capital and lowercase matching, one for tactile lessons and puzzle building (4"x6.25"), and a 16-page activity booklet.
Great for beginning readers, this Mat Man book uses antonyms to help children learn word relationships and develop early reading skills. Children will love learning with opposites and coming up with their own. Rhymes and colorful illustrations encourage them to understand and describe word meanings. (36-page hardcover storybook)
Children learn about books inside and out as they personalize their own storybook with drawing and storytelling. Individual book (8.5" x 8.5") contains 20 pages.