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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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Children learn about books inside and out as they personalize their own storybook with drawing and storytelling. Individual book (8.5"x8.5") contains 24 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.
Pre-writing instruction and practice made easy (size, shape, and position words and concepts). Use with Capital Letter Cards and Mat to teach letter building. Set includes 26 pieces: 8 Big Lines, 6 Big Curves, 6 Little Lines, 6 Little Curves.
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.