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U Kan Du Switches Too - Forgetful & Friends for PC-Mac

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Kids using switches help Forgetfu l Bear make his porridge.

Three humorous cause-and-effect activities! Forgetful Bear gives children the opportunity to help Forgetful make his favorite porridge. Molly's Day introduces concepts like hot/cold and hard/soft as Molly plays the part of Goldilocks. And in Bobby's Bear Hunt, Bobby swings from a rope, swims across a lake, climbs a mountain and more in search of a bear. Windows requirements - 386/33 MHz PC or higher, Windows 3.1 or 95, 8 MB RAM, 256-color monitor, Sound Blaster or compatible.

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U Kan Du Switches Too  - Forgetful & Friends for  PC-Mac

Typical Access Profile

Auditory

Normal
Low
Extremely Low
Not Using Hearing
Hyper-Acute

Vision

Normal
Low
Extremely Low
Not Using Vision

Gross Motor

All
Some
Few
Not Using Gross Motor

Fine Motor

All
Some
Few
Not Using Fine Motor

Developmental Age Range

0 - 2
3 - 5
6 - 8
9 - 12
13 and Over

Language

Typical
Some Spoken
Receptive Only
Sign
Assistive/Augmentitive
Not Using Language
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Sound Puzzle Box Ideal For Children With Down Syndrome and Other Special Needs

Shape sorters present a special challenge for a cognitively young child or a blind child. Here are some time-tested techniques for teaching shape fitting and matching. Start playing by dumping the pieces out of the Sound Puzzle Box. Place the pieces in upside down so that they 'squeak' on the way out. Beginning with dumping builds the initial recognition of the objects 'belonging' inside the box, initial grasping skills, and cause and effect . Next, cover all holes but the circle. Show the child how to put the circle piece in to the circle hole. When the circle is mastered, use the other shapes. Next offer two holes and shapes, then three. This technique lets children choose from a manageable number of possibilities. This toy does not require sight, and the pieces are a good size for most children.

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