A study that shows children learn best while having fun is not too surprising. Having fun leads to more focused attention, greater recall, and increased understanding. That is the aim behind the Play Smart Alphabet Bundle. Play Smart Alphabet Bundle will help your child develop preschool readiness skills such as following directions, finger tracking, letter identification, etc. Your young student will also practice writing lines and curves, which will be essential when he begins to write letters. The Play Smart Alphabet Bundle is colorful and visually appealing with a large variety of activities that include tracing, cutting, folding, gluing, matching, mazes, and more. Vibrant vehicles, adorable animals, and festive foods decorate the clean-looking pages. And the more than 80 stickers in each of the two books bring extra fun to the Play Smart Alphabet Bundle. Clear instructions for parents are included.
With 128 pages between the two books, set a pace of about 4 pages a week to finish in a year.
Play Smart Alphabet helps your child develop preschool readiness skills such as following directions and attending to tasks while learning concrete skills like letter identification and letter formation when presented the opportunity to use a finger to trace the lines in book 2+. In book 3+, your child will work on following directions and attending to tasks, while learning concrete skills, such as letter identification and matching uppercase and lowercase letter pairs. Your child will practice writing lines and curves, which will be essential when they begin to write letters.
Over 48 million Play Smart Workbooks sold worldwide.
Educational method with over 60 years of experience.
Age appropriate activities: Activities are carefully developed to match the level of a specific age group.
Step-by-step method: The instruction and the activities gradually get more challenging throughout the workbook.
Wide variety of activities: A variety of activities from different approaches helps children strengthen critical thinking skills and creativity, which helps them to be able to solve practical problems on their own. It also helps keep their interest and focus.
Stickers: Uses stickers within the context of certain activities and also as rewards for completed work to keep children motivated.
4 colors throughout the book with a variety of fun illustrations: The cute and colorful illustrations engage children in activities. Fun illustrations help children understand the activities without reading the instructions.
Support children’s learning: “To Parents” sections explain the effective ways for parents to support children’s learning.
School readiness: Children can acquire basic academic skills before entering preschool.
Play Smart Series has won National Parenting Product Awards and Family Choice Award.
Gakken is the number 1 educational publisher in Japan. Founded in 1946 by Hideto Furuoka, the mission of Gakken has always been to produce fun-first, educational materials for children.
Gakken is well-known to Asian families for its bestselling workbooks. Gakken is also well-respected in academic circles - publishing popular teaching materials for preschools, kindergartens, and primary schools. In addition to its substantial publishing business, Gakken also runs 14,000 learning centers called “Gakken Classrooms” and operates nursery schools - all inspired by the successful formula used in their workbooks.
Play Smart’s philosophy rewards success and builds confidence. Created by educational experts, this award-winning Play Smart series uses Gakken’s unique fun-first method of completing age-appropriate activities that are progressively more challenging, building on small achievements, and fostering an eagerness to learn. The variety of activities leads to creative problem-solving skills and prepares children for the journey of lifelong learning.
Publisher's Information Publisher: Gakken Age Recommendation: 2+ Grade Recommendation: Preschool+ Faith-Based: No Consumable: Yes Pages: 70 (includes 70+ stickers for the 2+ book, 80+ stickers for the 3+ book, and a wipe-off game board in each book) Size: 8.25" x 11.875" ISBN: 9784056211160 (2+ book), 9784056211177 (3+ book) Format: Paperback Copyright: 2020 Made in: China
review by Coulter Coop
”Today I’ll be doing an unboxing and detailed flip-through of Gakken Workbooks Play Smart Alphabet!”