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From early childhood right through to adulthood we love to play with puzzles.  We like the way they challenge our thinking and exercise our minds.  Puzzles are also an important educational learning tool for toddlers and young children as they provide many skills and mental learning benefits and opportunities.     Benefits of Playing with Puzzles

From early childhood right through to adulthood we love to play with puzzles. We like the way they challenge our thinking and exercise our minds. Puzzles are also an important educational learning tool for toddlers and young children as they provide many skills and mental learning benefits and opportunities. Benefits of Playing with Puzzles

Puzzles stations and Puzzle centers for kindergarten!  These self-correcting puzzles will be a big hit for your word work activities!  Skills included:  Letters Matching Letters to Sounds Beginning Sounds Digraphs Short Vowels Long Vowels CVC Word Families

Puzzles stations and Puzzle centers for kindergarten! These self-correcting puzzles will be a big hit for your word work activities! Skills included: Letters Matching Letters to Sounds Beginning Sounds Digraphs Short Vowels Long Vowels CVC Word Families

Adorable pictures and beginning words entice early readers to make the connection between letters and words! Players build 16 words with short vowel sounds by assembling colorful puzzles. Challenge growing skills by flipping over the pieces to build the words without pictures. The set includes 48 puzzle pieces and activity directions; it is perfect for ages 4 and up.

Adorable pictures and beginning words entice early readers to make the connection between letters and words! Players build 16 words with short vowel sounds by assembling colorful puzzles. Challenge growing skills by flipping over the pieces to build the words without pictures. The set includes 48 puzzle pieces and activity directions; it is perfect for ages 4 and up.

These free printable puzzles for beginning blends are a fun way to practice reading words with beginning blends for kids who are past just reading the blend sounds.

These free printable puzzles for beginning blends are a fun way to practice reading words with beginning blends for kids who are past just reading the blend sounds.

You can never have too many independent work tasks If you are looking for work that challenges your early learners while still being simple enough to do independently, you will love these task boxes. Students have to pay attention to detail and multiple characteristics to get the match right. Great for kindergarten, preschool or any early childhood setting as well as for special education independent work. Includes task cards and file folders so you can switch it up.

You can never have too many independent work tasks If you are looking for work that challenges your early learners while still being simple enough to do independently, you will love these task boxes. Students have to pay attention to detail and multiple characteristics to get the match right. Great for kindergarten, preschool or any early childhood setting as well as for special education independent work. Includes task cards and file folders so you can switch it up.

We Are One World--awesome website for lesson plans on team building, tolerance, acceptance, and community building in the schools!

We Are One World--awesome website for lesson plans on team building, tolerance, acceptance, and community building in the schools!

the importance of sharing personal experience for the development of empathy, wisdom and a sense of belonging.

the importance of sharing personal experience for the development of empathy, wisdom and a sense of belonging.