As much as I am in denial that K is starting Kindergarten in a few weeks, to be followed by D next fall, I have been working as much as I can to get them prepared for school. They’re both home with me all day, so we rely on workbooks, computer games and educational TV shows to help them learn the early skills they’ll need to find success in school.
Recently I was given the opportunity to check out the new Team Umizoomi Preschool Math Kits, featuring one of our Nickelodeon favorites – Team Umizoomi. The boys both love playing along with the show, so I was thrilled to hear that they were offering preschool curriculum, as well. The kit we received teaches sorting, classification and reasoning. All very important skills in math!
The Preschool Math Kits include a great full-color workbook and activity book with fun activities like spotting differences, figuring out order, choosing the right shape, coloring and much more. K is really enjoying doing the all of activities to help get ready for the start of the school year.
One of my favorite features of the kits are the Math Mission cards. Each card gives you a fun activity that you can do around the house. These are great for those “Mom, I’m boooored” moments when the kids are antsy and you’re short on ideas. Each has a fun learning component involved that can turn a few minutes of play into a helpful math lesson.
In addition to the activities within the workbooks and Mission cards, there’s a little math-related storytelling going on, as well. The boys got into the story and activities within the Playground Heroes DVD and storybook that were included in the kit. They were a perfect way to tie learning and fun together.
Each of the Team Umizoomi Preschool Math Kits include:
- A Team Umizoomi DVD
- A full color workbook
- A Team Umizoomi storybook
- 48 page activity book
- 24 Math Mission cards
- Team Umizoomi pencils and eraser
We will definitely be on the lookout for the other two kits that are available and hope to see even more learning fun in the future.
You can find the same Sorting, Classification and Reasoning math kit that we received or purchase one of their other two titles at the Umizoomi shop and at ToysRUs. Or one of my lucky readers will have the opportunity to win a kit of their own!
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