Award winning natural solid beechwood nesting shape set. Comes in the seven colours of the rainbow, with a natural finish that shows the beautiful grain of the wood. The 4 geometric shapes are squares, rectangles, triangles and arches. The inner block in each nesting group is a solid 3D shape for added learning opportunities.
This fantastic resource will provide a wide range of learning and endless possibilities for creative, construction and imaginative play. This set will engage children in learning across multiple areas of the curriculum: using innovation and creative skills to build towers, buildings or free form sculptures; tapping into the imagination to design rooms or even a zoo for filling with small world play people or animals; applying mathematical logic to sort counters into the shapes which match by colour, shape or size; learning the geometric properties of common shapes; exploring size and scale; using mathematical terms - larger, smaller, taller, wider etc; and for improving language skills and broadening descriptive vocabulary.
Supports the following areas of learning:
• Personal Development - collaborative play • Physical Development - motor skills, construction • Communication & Language - descriptive language • Expressive Arts & Design - imaginative play • Maths - shape & space, sorting, pattern & sequence • Understanding the World - colour
Nursery World Equipment & Resources Awards 2019 (Gold - Prime Areas category)
Size: height of triangle set 148mm, square set 148mm, rectangle set 148mm, arch set 73mm. Wall thickness 8mm. Pk28.