Time after time, experience shows that learning by manipulating physical objects with one’s own hands — learning by doing things firsthand, rather than being told about them or reading about them in a book — is extremely effective. Thames & Kosmos has a long history of incorporating this principle into science education. The Kids First Math line, a series of nine hands-on kits with activity cards or lesson guides designed to demonstrate and teach concepts in mathematics, as well as other skills such as logical thinking, problem solving, and creative thinking.
Kids First Math: Attribute Blocks Math Kit with Activity Cards
+ A set of 60 plastic shapes in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes
+ Used to develop skills in logical thinking, classifying, observing, and comparing
+ Durable plastic for long-term use and easy cleaning
+ Includes 5 shapes (square, rectangle, circle, triangle, hexagon) each in 3 colors (red, yellow, blue), 2 sizes (10 and 30 square centimeters), and 2 thicknesses (3 and 6 mm); 5 activity cards; plastic storage box