Hands-On Thinking Skills

  • CT5225

The fun, mind-building activities in this 256-page book develop spatial, verbal, motor, visual, and analytical thinking skills necessary for success in reading, writing, math, and science. Students have fun building manipulative relationships on each activity page using attribute blocks, pattern blocks, or interlocking cubes (sold separately or with the book as a set). Activities and units are sequentially developed to keep students’ interest level high. Activities encourage verbal analysis to build vocabulary and to maximize verbal and spatial skill synthesis.

The concepts covered in this book include: 

Identifying Similarities and Differences
     Shapes: Matching, Finding, Dividing, and Completing
     Figures: Copying and Covering 

Forming and Following Sequences and Patterns
     Tracking, Paths, Copying, Completing Shapes, and Folding Figures and Paper 

Classifying Objects and Groups
     Objects: Color, Shape, and Size
     Groups: Shape, Color, Describing, Adding, Separating, Forming, Defining, and Identifying Common Properties 

Creating/Interpreting Analogies
     Shape, Color, Size, Position, and Pattern

Required Items: Attribute Blocks, Interlocking Cubes (Hex-a-Link Cubes), Pattern Blocks

Excluding Tax
Stock Status: In Stock


Cover: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Colour Content: Black and White
Answer Key: Answers Included
Reproducible: Yes - for home or single classroom use
Biblical Content: No
Ages: Gr K to 1