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5 LITTLE BEARS

AUSTRALIAN SEA LIFE MATCHING PUZZLES

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$32.95
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$32.95

These simple two piece puzzles from 5 Little Bears feature beautiful vibrant images of Australian sealife and their name. They are a great introduction for young children to a variety of sea animals, some of which they might already be familiar with, as they can be found in or around our neighbourhoods and towns.  They include a weedy sea dragon, mud crab, jelly fish, parrot fish, humpback whale, grey nurse shark, bottle nose dolphin, sea slug, sea snake, and blue spotted stingray.

EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS

Individual

Use if a child has an interest especially to settle. Making the area inviting, puzzle table. Use the puzzle to introduce a new topic. Use the puzzle piece to draw a particular animal that the child might like. discussing all the elements to draw it. Also perfect for learning the correct names of the objects and animals in the puzzle as well as spelling, sounding out words and letter.

Group Setting

Formal group settings encourage children to discuss each puzzle part use open ended questions and foster children's learning and understanding. Use these to introduce new topics in groups. Further extend on children's interest by getting them to research each animal or object on the puzzle to see if they can come up with a fact.

Learning Opportunities

Learning through play, identify and match colours and shapes, sort and problem solve, sequence, use their memories, concentrate and encourages turn taking skills. Hand eye coordination. An understanding of the world around them. Promotes research and discovery, socials skills through completing puzzles with peers.

Size: 18 pieces - approx. 11.5 x 5.5cm

Suitable for 2 yrs+

These puzzles come in their own linen drawstring bag. Made using 3mm plywood, this is an all Australian Made and Owned product.

The best way to keep these raw timber resources and puzzles hydrated and well-nourished is with a natural oil or wax, such as beeswax polish.