Increase vocabulary, promote language development, and strengthen communication skills. Large cards with full color photographic images and non-distracting backgrounds make recognition easier. An activity guide with each set offers ideas, games and activities to make learning fun. 40 large 6" x 5-1/2" coated cards in a storage box. Ages 3 and up.
Help children develop an understanding of action verbs in addition to increasing their vocabulary.
Children sort, classify, and build discrimination and communication skills as they find and match the 3 photo cards in each group of 13 categories.
20 pairs of related objects to help develop thinking and reasoning skills and build awareness of relationships by matching associated pairs. Designed to help children develop an awareness of relationships, thinking and reasoning skills, build vocabulary, and strengthen communication skills.
Mind Your Manners
Illustrated cards, depicting proper and improper manners, help children learn to distinguish between correct and incorrect behavior at an early age. Each card shows an improper manner on one side and the correct behavior on the reverse side. Use these cards to talk about and practice good manners. Topics include sharing, phone manners, table manners, consideration of others, helping, and sportsmanship.
Nouns (Around the Home)
Easily recognizable everyday objects found around the home help children develop grouping and classifying skills. For example, dog, cat, and goldfish can be grouped together because they are all pets.
Make children aware of relationships by matching opposites. 20 opposite pairs of 10 different common antonyms, such as full/empty, dirty/clean, on/off to help children develop an understanding of opposite words. Each antonym is shown in two contexts to help children recognize opposites in different situations.
Introduces 20 different rhyming sounds with colorful photos. Learning about rhyming helps promote phonetic awareness of identifying, comparing and rearranging letter sounds, which prepares children for reading. Encourages practice of oral language skills in an entertaining way.
Use Picture Cards to Teach Key Language Concepts
Picture Cards are one of the best tools to aid in communication and teaching key language concepts, whether your student is verbal or non-verbal. If learners have limited speech capacity, the picture cards help them learn the words for the represented objects or actions. If learners are nonverbal, picture cards provide a valuable means of communication.
Having cards available to prompt language is a great tool. The more opportunities provided for your student to communicate the better. Picture cards are very versatile and can be used effectively by learners of all ages.
Using picture cards is one basic and concrete vocabulary building tool along with fostering receptive and expressive language. These cards are also ideal for higher learning, including functions, storytelling and more. Physical interaction with the cards can facilitate retention of the information.
Also use picture cards to learn adjectives or descriptive words. For example, “the apple is red” or “the plate is round”.
Picture cards also provide an opportunity to practice “Wh” questions. Show your student a picture and ask “What color is the fish?” “Where would you find a plate?”
Use picture cards to continue to build language with storytelling. Show your student a familiar picture card and ask them to tell a story about the picture.
Picture cards can be used to improve attention, language and observation skills, and develop emotional literacy.