8 Helpful Board Games for Building Fine Motor Skills

List of top 7 board games for building fine motor skills in children

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Children are born with limited fine motor skills. Their bones and joints attain the required strength with time, and accordingly, their ability to grasp things or maneuver them increases. In cases where there is little coordination between the brain function and muscular … Read more

6 Creative Number Line Manipulatives for Early Learners

List of top 6 number line manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Learning numbers is not only about identifying or recognizing them. In fact, it is just the start. The early learners need to understand between the numbers too and carry on the operations. To ease this process, a very basic tool is used … Read more

Top 9 Creative Addition and Subtraction Manipulatives

List of top 9 manipulatives for learning addition and subtraction

Please Note : This post may contains affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Can manipulatives be used for teaching addition and subtraction? The answer is ‘yes’. The concept of addition and subtraction is not something alien to children by the time they reach grade 1. (Chapter 7, Adding it Up, Consensus Study Report, … Read more

7 helpful Phonics Manipulatives for Early Learners

List of 7 best phonics manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Children struggling with reading is a common sight, especially at the preschool stage. Their read-to-learn skills are underdeveloped since they are not familiar with the letters’ shapes and sounds. With regular practice, students acquire reading skills; however, this discomfort continues to … Read more

5 Creative Manipulatives for Building Writing Skills

List of top 5 manipulatives for writing

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Writing and reading are the basic and most important skills that lay the foundation for strong learning. However, not all kids are equipped with these basic skills or have the capacity to grasp them. These children, having conspicuous learning difficulties pertaining … Read more

Top 11 manipulatives to teach shapes to early learners

shapes manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. The shape is one of the aspects that intrigue kids a lot. Shapes are an important part of building math reasoning in a child. Judging shapes, sizes, heights, and distances finds its best use while playing games crossing the roads, and … Read more

Top 10 math manipulatives for kindergarteners

math manipulatives for kids

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Math and its scare is not something unknown to the world. Most of the early learners display reluctant behavior in acclimatizing to numbers and related operations. In such a scenario, children suffering from learning difficulties get camouflaged in the horde. Therefore, … Read more

Top 10 manipulatives for learning place value concept

Place Value Manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Place value determines the value of a digit that arises due to its place in a number. For example, in number 843, the face value of 8 is 8, but the place value is 8×100 = 800. Learning this concept is … Read more

Top 5 manipulatives for learning fractions

Fraction Manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Fractions are an important mathematical concept, though a bit difficult to learn. While going from whole numbers to fractions, children may feel perplexed about the changing ways of operation. Fraction manipulatives can help the teachers build the concept and prepare the … Read more

Top 10 manipulatives to improve reading skills

list of top 10 reading manipulatives

Manipulatives for reading can be used as tools for engagement, gamification and assortment activities that can help cultivate language skills in a child. The dyslexic children who find it difficult to identify the shapes of the letters or relate to the sequence of the letters in the words can benefit from the tangibility of manipulatives. They can use it as an alternative to conventional methods of reading and writing words.