This friendly looking turtle arabic letter Knob puzzle will have young children learning their alphabet letters in no time. The puzzle includes 28 pieces. Each upper case letter of the alphabet is represented and underneath each piece the letter is printed. This helps prompt the children where to place the uppercase letter and also helps children learn. The puzzle board measures 36.5 x 25 x 1.8cm. This puzzle is suitable for children from the age of 3 years.
A fun and interesting way to learn the alphabet while piecing together the turtle! Children can either work individually or as a group encouraging communication skills and promoting discussion. Children will learn to apply the letter over the printed letter. An excellent educational resource used to teach in a fun play based way.
Puzzles are a great activity for young children to develop fine motor skills, visual and memory skills, categorising and sorting skills, whilst playing and having fun. Children can progress from these basic puzzles to higher levelled, larger puzzles that require them to develop more advanced strategies, critical thinking techniques, and problem solving skills.
Our range of high quality, wooden puzzles includes basic knob puzzles, layered puzzles, large floor puzzles, and more complex jigsaws for older and advanced children. Made of high quality natural wood with non-toxic paints conforming to European toy safety standards.
EYLF Learning Outcomes:
- Outcome 1 Children use their home language to construct meaning
- Outcome 1 Strong foundations in culture and language/s of their family
- Outcome 2 Diversity of culture heritage background and tradition
- Outcome 2 Others ideas and respect different ways of being and doing
- Outcome 5 Explore texts from a range of different perspectives
- Outcome 5 Enjoyable interactions with verbal and non-verbal language
- Outcome 5 Independent communicators home language conversations
- 3 to 5 years Has a longer attention span
- 3 to 5 years May write some numbers and letters
Links to Theorists:
- This learning experience can be linked to Vygotsky’s theories. He believes that children in different cultures, learn ways of thinking that are necessary to live in their own culture and community. Children in different cultures learn different cognitive abilities and strengths to be an active participant within their communities.
- This learning experience can be linked to Vygotsky’s theories. He believes that language, literacy and numeracy skills should be ‘scaffolded’ by adults or more skilled peers. Their understandings in these areas were deepened and enriched.
- This learning experience can be linked to Rogoff’s theories. She believes that adults have a role in guiding children’s learning and that language is important for children’s learning.