Product Code: 391-404
Teach your preschooler the language of math with Inchimals! From the one-inch ladybug cube to the twelve-inch giraffe rod, Inchimals are all you'll need to introduce your young child to math.
Begin by having your preschooler sequence the Inchimals blocks from the shortest to the longest and introduce math vocabulary related to measurement. Because of their precise inch segments, Inchimals can also be used to guess and measure everyday items around the house. How tall is the glass? It is as tall as a tiger (or six inches tall). How long is a carrot? It is as long as a rabbit (or four inches long). Or build a corral for those Lego® horses and chat about the perimeter and how it is measured.
Or use the Inchimals to build a tower or form a train. At the same time, you can familiarize your child with addition and subtraction. He will quickly grasp that one frog (length) plus one monkey (length) equals one elephant (length). Or one ostrich (length) minus one mouse (length) equals one bear (length). See how easy it is?
Inchimals comes with 100 write-on/wipe-off math puzzles in a spiral-bound book to make it even easier. The puzzles explore counting, number value and recognition, addition, subtraction, equivalent sums, and multiple numbers. The colorful activities in the Inchimals book are designed to increase in difficulty, so your child will be challenged but not overwhelmed as he progresses through the book.
Thoughtfully designed with matching numerals and dot equivalents on opposite ends of each block, Inchimals is one of the best hands-on programs for teaching math to young children.