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Play Smart Skill Builders: Challenging - Age 2-3

Pre-K Activity Workbook : Learn essential first skills: Tracing, Maze, Shapes, Numbers, Letters: 90+ Stickers: Wipe-Clean Activity-Board

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Published by Gakken
Distributed by Simon & Schuster


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About The Book

Play Smart workbooks include age-appropriate activities that use a proven step-by-step method to build confidence. Making learning enjoyable in early childhood has positive effects on a child’s lifelong educational journey.

**Play Smart Challenging series---2022 National Parenting Product Awards Winner** (

This Play Smart Skill Builders Challenging focuses on drawing basic lines and solving mazes while guessing the path ahead to support your child’s development of preschool readiness skills.

1. Tackle tasks in a variety of ways. Depending on a child’s age, some problems may be a little too difficult. It’s important to encourage your child to approach tasks in different ways, and this can be done by referring to the tips in the “To Parents” section. When a task is complete, your child’s sense of accomplishment will help develop their critical thinking skills and creativity.

2. Develop independence while working on tasks. Activities include tasks related to getting dressed, cleaning up, and helping around the house. When an activity is finished, encourage your child to practice it. This prompts children to be more aware of their surroundings.

3. Learn the names of animals, food, vehicles, and other things. While outside of your home, ask your child to review the things they have learned in the workbook. This will not only expand their vocabulary, but also stimulate their interest in the things around them.

4. Think about the environment. Pages featuring characters living in the Arctic, jungle, and desert as well as in trees, in the sea, and on land are designed to help children learn that various living things reside together on Earth. This helps raise awareness of environmental issues.

About The Author

Gakken is the number 1 educational publisher in Japan. Founded in 1946 by Hideto Furuoka, the mission of Gakken has always been to produce fun-first, educational materials for children.

Gakken is well-known to Asian families for its bestselling workbooks. Gakken is also well-respected in academic circles - publishing popular teaching materials for preschools, kindergartens, and primary schools. In addition to its substantial publishing business, Gakken also runs 18,000 learning centers called “Gakken Classrooms” and operates nursery schools - all inspired by the successful formula used in their workbooks.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Gakken (April 18, 2023)
  • Length: 68 pages
  • ISBN13: 9784056212341
  • Ages: 2 - 99

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