Colors and Shapes Puzzle Cards
- Item #: LER0459
- Condition: New
Puzzle Cards COLORS and SHAPES 20 Self-Checking Cards
Ages 5 to 7
2.5" x 3.75" or 6" x 2"
Puzzle Cards Colors and Shapes Game Description:
Set 20 colorful, self-checking, durable cardboard two-piece puzzles
are a fun way to reinforce colors and shape recognition.
Special Needs Applications - Key Features and Benefits
Self-correcting, increasing the success rate and decreasing frustration,
which leads to higher self-esteem and further learning.
Many game variations provide continued interest and further learning.
A child therefore uses a familiar product in novel ways.
High contrast and bold look provides focused play space for children
who require more structure to concentrate and learn.
Helps children who have cognitive disabilities, to benefit from the two-card puzzles because that format enables children to begin simply and advance at their own learning pace – increasing the possibility for successful development and reducing frustration.
Contains several ways to reinforce one concept – e.g. number and the representation, which allows children to experience their optimal
Provides clues as to the correct match – e.g. same color border, same color card and children use these clues to understand similarities and differences, a concept that they will use throughout life (such as
counting change – knowing the pennies are different than the nickels; when getting dressed, matching two blue socks).
Conducive to parallel play as well as cooperative play encouraging children to develop to increase social interaction.
Have objects/scenes to encourage descriptive story telling which helps stimulate conversation and gain useful/new vocabulary and confidence
Provides an opportunity to practice appropriate game etiquette – turn taking, patience, following rules, and conduct.
Puzzle pieces sit next to each other but do not interlock and are easy
to push in place without needing extreme dexterity. This may assist
children who can cognitively find the correct match, but do not have
the refined motor skills to “attach” them.
Flexible game rules so the cards do not have to be used as a puzzle
if that is too physically challenging.
Laminated surface allows easy clean-up.
Provides a tangible way to learn cognitive concepts; makes abstract concepts more concrete.
20 Self-Checking Colors and Shapes Puzzle Cards, Suggested activities included.