A collection of Australian animals from deserts, rivers, rainforests and bushland. They include a green tree frog, yabby, blue tongue lizard, brown snake, centipede, barking gecko, scorpion, redback spider and long neck turtle.18 pieces - approx. 11.5 x 5.5cm
2 yrs +
These simple two piece puzzles feature beautiful vibrant images of Australian animals, as well as their name. They are a great introduction for young children to a variety of animals, some of which they might already be familiar with, as they can be found in or around our neighborhoods and towns.
Use if a child has an interest especially to settle. Making the area inviting, puzzle table. Use the puzzle to introduce a new topic. Use the puzzle piece to draw a particular animal that the child might like. discussing all the elements to draw him. Also perfect for learning the correct names of the objects and animals in the puzzle as well as spelling, sounding out words and letter.
Formal group times encourage children to discuss each puzzle part use open ended questions and foster children's learning and understandings. Use to introduce new topics in groups. Further extend on children's interest by getting them to research each animal or object on the puzzle to see if they can come up with a fact.
Use each puzzle to help children explore their outdoors, set up transport puzzles in the sandpit and help children to build and create things from nature that relate to each puzzle.
Learning through play, identify and match colours and shapes, sort and problem solve, sequence, use their memories, concentrate and encourages turn taking skills. Hand eye coordination. An understanding of the world around them. Promotes research and discovery, socials skills through completing puzzles with peers.