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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)
Visit Mat Man World, a learning destination that encourages children to explore with Mat Man—they can even build Mat Man online!
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Unique lessons are memorable and provide real-life context, so children can easily master new concepts. Skills are taught explicitly and sequenced from the easiest to the most challenging to provide opportunities for differentiated instruction. 210 pages.
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.
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.
Here's a versatile way to teach language concepts and social skills! Use with rhymes, word hunts, memory games, and dozens of other early literacy activities. Ideal for whole class and center based instruction. With Sound Around Box, children learn to: build letters, recognize and name letters and numbers, listen and cooperate, develop rhyming and syllable skills, build memory.
Includes: Sound Around Box with 2 magnetic dry erase sides and 2 magnetic Mat sides, 42 Magnetic Picture Tiles and 8 Color Tiles (3" x 3"), 13 Magnetic Pieces for Capitals, 6 Activity Plates and a Word Plate, and 16-page activity booklet.