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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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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)
Make pre-writing instruction easy. Children learn capital formations as they imitate the teacher piece by piece. Use the set for teaching size, shape, position words, and concepts, too! Includes 26 pieces: 8 Big Lines, 6 Big Curves, 6 Little Lines, 6 Little Curves.
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.
Line It Up and let the learning fun begin. Coloring, Letter, and Story Cards teach word and sound connections, early literacy skills, and story sequencing. Ideal for whole class instruction.
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.