Parents and grandparents, these Melissa and Doug Brain Building Card Sets are a must add to your children’s learning experience.
The Smarty Pants sets are loaded with 120 brain-building cards with questions, puzzles, games, and activities.
Tyler’s current set is Grade 1. Last year Jamie had the Kindergarten set for him and just loved them.
The cards are designed for the kids to play on their own or with a parent or friend.
Melissa and Doug are well known for their educational toys and games. The Smarty Pants card sets are curriculum-based and teacher approved.
Smarty Pants card sets are a great way for the kids to have some fun and learn at the same time. And, A perfect idea to keep the kids’ minds sharp over the summer months.
Melissa and Doug Brain Building Card Sets: Grade 1 Includes
- Knowledge-Building Quizzes
- Wacky Word Challenges
- Create-a-Story Games
- Math and Logic Puzzles
- Amazing Facts
The cards cover a wide range of topics and skills, including:
- Using nouns and punctuation
- Adding and subtracting money
- Telling time
- Recognizing picture and number patterns
- Continents, animal life cycles, and the senses
Have you ever seen that television show hosted by Jeff Foxworthy “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader”? Well, after going through Tyler’s Smarty Pants set with him, I’m not so sure that I’m smarter than a 1st grader.
There are some easy cards that Tyler knows the answers to immediately, and some more difficult cards where he has to think of the answer. These are not your typical flashcard sets that we all know. Typical flash cards are geared towards memorizing. Smarty Pants is different, it requires the kids to think and when we have to think, we learn.
Melissa and Doug Brain Building Card Sets: Example
Let’s look at an example of one of the Word Play Cards: The Card is called “The Noun Hound”. First, it explains that nouns are words for people, places, and things.
The card has a picture of a dog and states, this dog only likes to eat bones with nouns on them. Help him decide which bone he would like best in each pair below.
Then there are pictures of 3 pairs of dog bones with words on them:
Wow! I was really torn between Furry and Rabbit, but Tyler knew the right answer. Smarty Pants is a fun way to get the kids excited about learning. This is a great idea for your next road trip to keep the kids entertained in the car while they are learning and having fun at the same time.
Jamie is a teacher and thinks these are one of the best learning tools available. She used these for Bobby and know for Tyler. The Melissa and Doug Smarty Pants card sets start with Preschool and go through 5th grade. The card sets are loaded with fun facts, games, and activities geared to each age group.
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