Chain-a-word is a set of nine soft letter blocks. These brilliantly colored blocks are easy to hold and squeeze, and can be can be chained together to spell different words. The set also includes three Chain-a-word books (in different levels of difficulty) and teach 380 English words. Chain-a-word is also compatible with the other Popbo Bloc series to create almost anything!
The fundamental senses of seeing, tasting, hearing, smelling & feeling encourage a child's curiosity and activate his mind to discover the things around his world.
Toys with strong stimuli in this category are tremendously important for the early stages of child development.
Fine Motor Skills
Fine motor skills are those smaller actions like picking things up between the thumb and finger or using the toes to wriggle or the lips and tongue to taste and feel objects.
Gross Motor Skills
Gross motor skills are larger movements involving the arm, leg, or feet muscles or the entire body - toys that enhance kicking, crawling, running, and jumping are meant to train a child's gross motor skills.
Logical training enables babies to make connections between pieces of information. Toys like puzzles and building blocks can strengthen a child's intelligence of logic, sequence, conceptualization, reasoning and problem solving.
Creativity is fostered in the early stages of a child's development. Colors, shapes, learning how to draw, getting familiar with music and rhythm, all goes to aid the growth of a child's creativity.
Linguistic Intelligence is the ability to use sound and language to express himself and to understand other people while a child grows up. Toys that enhance sensitivity to the meaning of words, sounds, rhythms and inflections are good for linguistic development.
A healthy child should be able to control and express his emotion. Feeling being loved and protected develops his sense of security. Toys that can become a child's pal and help him express emotion are very important for a child to learn how to interact effectively with others with mutual trust.
Communication Skills is the ability to interact appropriately with others. Good communication skills lead a child to perform cooperative tasks and become productive team members.
Self-Esteem is an overall sense of achievement a child feels from the important people around him, particularly parents and peers. When a child can complete the task offered by a toy, he feels good of himself. It helps build up a stronger self-esteem with a better judgment about his own worth.
Method: Encourage children to learn new words by linking the 3 to 4 lettered words in Book 1.
Objective: Spelling game – Level 1
Method: Say any of the words from Book 1 and have children spell them by linking the blocks.
Objective: Spelling practice – Level 2
Method: Encourage children to learn new words by linking the 4 to 5 lettered words in Book 2.
Objective: Spelling game – Level 2
Method: Say any of the words from Book 2 and have children spell them by linking the blocks.
Objective: Spelling practice – Level 3
Method: Encourage children to learn new words by linking the 5 to 9 lettered words in Book 3.
Objective: Spelling game – Level 3
Method: Say any of the words from Book 3 and have children spell them by linking the blocks.
Objective: Spelling competition – two players
Method: This is a fun game for two kids. Draw one of the word cards and have the kids try to link the words on the card as fast as they can. The fastest speller wins.
We sincerely hope that the guidelines provided by our K's Kids Parents' Support Center will help you make the most of your K's Kids product. We hope that every child with a K's Kids product will benefit from playing and learning from it.
We also believe that every child is unique and full of creativity.
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