Simply a Color Sorting Mat? Not quite. There is so much room for color and number exploration with these whimsical Springtime Learning Lady Bugs. Teach: Colors, Complimentary Colors, Numbers, One-to-One Ratio Comparisons, Counting, Numeral to Number Recognition, Ordering, Sorting…there are countless ways to play and learn with these delightful little bugs and bright flower “color wheel”. Have your little one practice fine motor skills by pinching and placing these colorful creatures while engaging cognitive development and building mathematical recognition skills. For an added challenge have your little one use a spoon or tongs to transfer these little critters to their proper sorting spots. This play set is sure to foster a great deal of learning through play. Let your imagination take flight.
One muslin play mat with appliquéd and embroidered felt flower petals
Six additional Flower petals for Number to Numeral matching
36 1 inch, hand-painted, wooden little ladybugs with dotss
6 bugs in each color
Each color set containing numbers 0-5
– These bugs have colored using a nontoxic watercolor wash and sealed with a mixture of organic beeswax and jojoba oil
Muslin drawstring pouch for easy clean-up and transportation
The Little Ladybug Learning Play Set nurtures the following skills:
Number to Numeral Identification
Numeral to Number Manipulative Counting
Complimentary Color Sorting
*This play set is not intended for little ones who still explore with their mouths. As with ALL toys, children should always be supervised while at play.