TACKLE BOX SORTING SET by Learning Resources
Make patterning as much fun for children as playing in their own backyards! Set invites kids to make and complete patterns, practice counting or sort figurines by color, shape or size. Includes: 108 bugs, 72 worms, 72 frogs, Patterning tray, Tackle box, Activity guide with 48 activities. Tackle box measures: 13”L x 7”W x 6”H. Grades: PreK+. Common Core State Standards Alignment: Operations & Algebraic Thinking, Measurement & Data. Learning Style: Visual, Tactile. Skill Development: Fine Motor- Hone pincer grasp and hand-eye coordination by placing individual counters in the tackle box trays to replicate the Activity Book patterns. Utilizing pincer grasp strengthens the muscles in the hand needed to perform daily living skills, like getting dressed and brushing teeth. Math- Enhance beginning math concepts when creating patterns, sorting, and counting all 252 bugs, frogs, and worms. The counters can be incorporated into other daily activities like homework to provide visual examples of math problems. Organization- Use the counters to teach students basic organizational skills like sorting by color or shape. This will help students hone their visual perceptual skills and allow them to discriminate between similarities and differences of each object.