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Heads and Tails - ColorCards
Eighteen familiar objects are shown over two cards. The front half of each object is on the left-hand card and the back half is on the right. The game is to find the two halves and match them together. Useful for early language skills and for developing the concepts of front and back. The objects are all shown from the side and face to the left.
How Many?
Based on the theme of a birthday party, the cards are attractive to young children and provide many language opportunities. Contains 0-9 in numerals, 0-9 as groups of simple objects (zero muffins, one boy and two balloons) and 0-9 featured on an object (2 on a t-shirt, 4 on a badge and 7 on a house door). Also includes three fractions: a whole cake, two halves of a cake, and four quarters of a cake).
How's Teddy?
Introducing feelings in a simple and lively way. There are 18 different attributes, each illustrated on two cards. In one card of the pair a teddy shows the feeling. In the second it is a child, but teddy also appears in the picture. Includes: happy, frightened, loving, cold, tired, strong.
Match Up
A creative matching game using objects in different forms and contexts. Offering a step beyond simple recognition and naming, this set shows objects in two different contexts and, in some cases, in different physical forms. Pictures include: gift, dinner, umbrella, tea time, sandwich, cakes - and many more.
Shape and Size
Differences in shape and size illustrated in a simple and appealing way. These concepts and vocabulary are needed for early number work. The four basic shapes - circle, square, rectangle and triangle - are used along with the concepts big and small, and short and long. The comparatives bigger and longer, and superlatives biggest and longest are also included. Includes: a round clock, a square sandwich, a rectangular pencil case, a triangular paper hat.
Snack Time
A versatile set to broaden vocabulary. Contains 36 food and drink cards that will prove popular with all users. Use them in activities and games on all aspects of food such as shopping, storage, presentation and mealtimes. Invaluable for grouping, classification and social skills activities.
Early Actions
An imaginative and creative method of developing a verb vocabulary. Knowing these action words increases vocabulary and helps children to put two and three words together. Pictures include: emotions, moving around, getting ready, school, meal times - and many more.
Early Objects
Opens up many language opportunities with a variety of easily recognized everyday objects. Opens up many language opportunities with a variety of easily recognized everyday objects relating to the child's familiar surroundings. Features: clothes, toys, animals, food, garden, playground, bathroom, personal, home.
Early Opposites
Introducing opposites in a simple and entertaining way. Illustrating the main opposites essential to the teaching of basic language, this set contains many adjectives and prepositions to help increase a child's vocabulary. Includes: in front and behind a tent, wet and dry hair, hot and cold food - and many more.
Early Sequences
For an engaging introduction to sequencing. Demonstrates simple, three-step sequentially related actions to help establish basic concepts and develop appropriate language. Contents include: paddling pool, getting dressed, face painting, taking a photograph, tidying a playroom - and many more.
Fun Pictures
Discover the deliberate mistake in these humorous and entertaining cards. Contains objects and situations of interest to all ages. Based on the successful What's Wrong? format, the fun element is the realization that there is something odd about each picture.
Guess What
For a lively introduction to predicting outcomes. An activity shown on the first card of a pair is followed by a second predictable activity on the second card. Designed to develop early sequencing, this unique set will help the user predict outcomes and relate a simple story.
Adjectives - ColorCards
Showing specific adjectives in context, this set is ideal for children and adults. Provides the user with the option to elicit either a simple word or a more complex language structure. Cards include long/short, wet/dry, open/closed, full/empty, big/little - and many more.
Beautifully photographed flashcards designed to promote an awareness of feelings. Ideal for working on self-esteem, citizenship and self-expression. These pictures of real people in a range of situations will trigger discussion and understanding of facial expressions, postures and other important body language messages.
Everyday Objects
Offers a wealth of teaching possibilities to introduce, develop or reinforce basic language concepts. Includes domestic objects arranged in six color-coded categories (food, toys, household objects, personal effects, clothes and furnishing/electrical items) with eight objects in each category.
Prepositions - ColorCards
Illustrates the main prepositions essential to the teaching of basic language. Eight prepositions have been photographed six times in different contexts. The concepts and vocabulary shown relate to common experiences such as a cat on a lap, while other cards introduce humor with, for example, a bear lining up at a bus stop.
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