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Shape Fitting for Children with Special Needs: Pop goes the Animals!
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff




Pop Up Pets works on two sets of skills, puzzle-fitting and hammering on a set target. The "jumping out of the toy" effect is very motivating. A good feature is the animal heads on the pieces. When they face forward kids know that the pieces will fit into the holes. This is a more advanced shape sorter then the Sound Puzzle Box.
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Concepts: Things that Go Together

Matching things that go together is a challenging cognitive skill for children with developmental delays to learn. It involves making a leap from, "this ball is the same as this ball", to "the ball and the bat go together". Things That Go Together uses clearly illustrated two piece puzzles to help children master this important developmental concept. The difficulty level can be adjusted by presenting either more or less options. For example: Does the fish go with the fishing rod or the tree? You can keep adding more choices to make the difficulty level match your child's level of learning.

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