Learn numbers the hands-on way with Wikki Stix! New for early learning, this set offers numbers from 1 to 20, with fun colorful illustrations. Additional activities address counting, early math concepts and simple shapes. Includes 36 Wikki Stix.
Try to hang the monkeys on the branches but watch out, balance needs to be established and maintained on both sides! This toy helps to develop a child's mathematical skills by getting them to calculate the correct distance required in order to keep the monkeys balanced. (Balancing Monkeys made from rubber wood (Hevea Brasiliensis) from trees that have ceased yielding latex.) Ages 3 and up.
I think the visual representation of counting, by color, number, and the precision of matching the number to the "cut" of the pegs is extremely valuable in teaching young children the concept of number value. My little one is still a bit young, but loves to try to take the pieces off. One of the pieces has cracked after minimal play, however.
Shake it up,1-2-3! With these LeapFrog Learn and Groove Counting Maracas, little movers and shakers can move to a learning groove. Sing, dance and count with these colorful maracas that engage your child and encourage interaction. Lights, sounds and music accompany your child as she learns counting, colors and music in both English and Spanish. Requires 3 "AAA" batteries, included. Each maraca measures 7" long.