A terrific multi-sensory and kinesthetic learning toolset for any classroom. Includes lesson plans and adult-led activities for students of all abilities created by school-based Masters of Special Education professional. Perfect for role playing, developing imaginative play skills, and even introducing math & entrepreneurial concepts through markets. Math and social emotional manipulative tools are included!
Skill Development: Coin identification and value, Addition, Subtraction, Place value, Imaginative play, Fine motor skills, Eye-hand coordination, Sorting, Matching, Problem solving, Sequential thought, Self-help skills, Auditory processing, Calculator skills ** Common Core State Standards Alignment: Measurement & Data, Counting & cardinality, Operations & Algebraic thinking
Students can use this set to learn real-world skills-with the help of the set’s play money, order pad, and pretend menu, parents can teach lessons including how to order off of a menu, how to pay the check at the end of the meal, and how to set the table for dinner.
Felt manipulatives offer important tactile input for early learners and students with special needs! Healthy fruits and vegetables, kid-sized groceries and cooking utensils, all materials are included to address joint and dramatic play skills. Skill Development: Self Help – Use this set to teach students how to set a table. Begin by using this set to have a tea party with dolls or friends and then ask them to help set the dinner table with real dishes. Watch as they confidently set the table using dishes, cups, and silverware. Social/Behavioral – Learn appropriate table manners in a playful setting. This set can also help students work through uncertainties of a new experience, like going out to dinner or eating a meal at a friend’s house. Organization: Use the colorful pieces as a visual cue for setting the table. This helps students complete a pattern, leading to understanding order.
Curriculum bundle includes two stands, one arch, wooden clips and silk drapes! Please note, this is not a climbing toy and shouldn’t be used for that purpose. Toy is lightweight so that children can take charge, rearrange and build on their developing gross motor skills!
Our Waldorf® Play Stands & Arches set includes two components and is a versatile creative play accessory for home or school use. The Play Stand’s tried and tested design is built out in solid knotty pine and birch dowels, buttressed with metal-to-metal connectors for long life and safety. The stands can be used alone or in sets of two with silk drapes and wooden clips. Combined with and without the Arch, drapes, and wooden clips, it has been used for many years by Waldorf® School and others as a foundation for inventive play and learning. Made in Denver, Colorado.
FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS
56″H x 55″W x 39″D when measured fully assembled.
Weight: Full set weighs approximately 41-45lbs.
On natural knotty pine you may see small blueish streaks in the knotty pine which is called “blue stain”.
MATERIALS AND FINISH
CARB 2 compliant birch plywood construction throughout. All finishes are water-based paints and stains so that our furniture is non-toxic and safe for children. There may be an odor when first unpacked but will dissipate more rapidly with warmer temperatures and air movement.
Play stands and arches are made to order, please allow 2 weeks for processing. Thank you for shopping small and supporting Made in the USA!