Beautiful natural solid beechwood nesting shape sets in the seven colours of the rainbow, with a natural finish to show the grain of the wood. The 4 geometric shapes are squares, rectangles, triangles and arches. The inner block in each nesting group is a solid 3D shape.
This wide-ranging enabling resource will provide endless possibilities for creativity, construction and imaginative play, engaging children in learning across several areas of the curriculum: using innovation and creativity to build towers, houses or freeform sculptures; using the imagination to design rooms for filling with small world play people or animals; applying mathematical logic to sort counters into the shapes which match by colour, shape or size; learning the geometric properties of common shapes; exploring size and scale; using mathematical terms - larger, smaller, taller, wider etc; and for improving language skills and broadening descriptive vocabulary.
Arches Heights: 19mm, 27mm, 36mm, 47mm, 56mm, 63mm and 73mm. Lengths: 40mm, 58mm, 76mm, 94mm, 112mm, 130mm and 148mm. Wall thickness 8mm x depth 40mm.
Supports the following areas of learning:
• Personal Development - collaborative play • Physical Development - motor skills, construction • Communication & Language - descriptive language • Expressive Arts & Design - imaginative play • Maths - shape & space, sorting, pattern & sequence • Understanding the World - colour
Specification Size: height of triangles 148mm, height of squares 148mm, height of rectangles 148mm, height of arches 73mm. Pk28.