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Explore, Discover, Connect

The Foundational Elements to Manipulative Play

Sensory

Sensory

Fine Motor

Fine Motor

Logical

Logical

Tactile

Tactile

Matching

Matching

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Exploration, discovery and connection to the world around us, are embedded into the design of each Guidecraft Manipulative. Each Manipulative feature a smooth-sanded, beechwood puzzle board and colorful, screened, solid rubberwood shapes. In addition to teaching mathematical concepts and encouraging sensory exploration, our 2017 Manipulatives engage additional skills such as social-emotional development, color exploration and identification, collaboration and more, while encouraging essential developmental milestones. Hands-on activity videos coming soon!

 

 

 

 

Count and Twist Shapes

Children practice color identification, dexterity and fine-motor skills using this rewarding nuts and bolts activity board. The durable birch plywood puzzle board with fixed bolts encourages sorting, counting and the discovery of fractions using the multi-sized nuts.
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Explore, Discover, Connect

Count and Twist Shapes

Children practice color identification, dexterity and fine-motor skills using this rewarding nuts and bolts activity board. The durable birch plywood puzzle board with fixed bolts encourages sorting, counting and the discovery of fractions using the multi-sized nuts.
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Cylinder Steps

Five rows of appealing, smooth sanded cylinders, in increasing size and transitioning colors, introduce children to seriation concepts and color gradients. Practice organization and identification skills using the fun cylinders and durable birch plywood puzzle board.
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Cylinder Steps

Five rows of appealing, smooth sanded cylinders, in increasing size and transitioning colors, introduce children to seriation concepts and color gradients. Practice organization and identification skills using the fun cylinders and durable birch plywood puzzle board.

 

 

 

 

Shape Sorter

Encourage cognitive and fine motor development through sorting and matching with this rewarding and easy-to-grasp Shape Sorter set. Toddlers match the 9 colorful and familiar shapes made of rubberwood to the corresponding shapes on the durable board.
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Explore, Discover, Connect

 

Shape Sorter

Encourage cognitive and fine motor development through sorting and matching with this rewarding and easy-to-grasp Shape Sorter set. Toddlers match the 9 colorful and familiar shapes made of rubberwood to the corresponding shapes on the durable board.
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Count by Color Cylinders

Add, subtract and sort these smooth sanded cylinders with multi-colored stripes for engaging mathematics play. The sturdy board holds pieces in place as young children practice their counting and identification skills.
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Count by Color Cylinders

Add, subtract and sort these smooth sanded cylinders with multi-colored stripes for engaging mathematics play. The sturdy board holds pieces in place as young children practice their counting and identification skills.

 

 

 

 

 

Count and Stack Poppers

Encourage counting and matching skills through exciting auditory stimulation. Stack, pop and separate with easy-to-connect, smooth sanded cylinders and corresponding puzzle board.
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Explore, Discover, Connect

 

Count and Stack Poppers

Encourage counting and matching skills through exciting auditory stimulation. Stack, pop and separate with easy-to-connect, smooth sanded cylinders and corresponding puzzle board.
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Mix and Match Stacks

Children sort, stack, nest and build while developing color recognition, matching and creativity. The versatile features of these colorful rubberwood blocks and corresponding puzzle board provide countless learning opportunities.
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Mix and Match Stacks

Children sort, stack, nest and build while developing color recognition, matching and creativity. The versatile features of these colorful rubberwood blocks and corresponding puzzle board provide countless learning opportunities.

 

 

 

 

Nest and Fit Shapes

This durable puzzle board features colorful stationary pegs in familiar shapes and the hallmark soft plastic edges of Guidecraft manipulatives boards. Toddlers discover hidden cutouts within the oversized rubberwood blocks and match to corresponding pegs developing spatial awareness, observational and fine motor skills.
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Explore, Discover, Connect

 

Nest and Fit Shapes

This durable puzzle board features colorful stationary pegs in familiar shapes and the hallmark soft plastic edges of Guidecraft manipulatives boards. Toddlers discover hidden cutouts within the oversized rubberwood blocks and match to corresponding pegs developing spatial awareness, observational and fine motor skills.
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Sort and Stack Shapes

Count, sort and stack chunky rubberwood shapes with the corresponding dowels on the birch plywood puzzle board. Introduce children to mathematical concepts, color recognition and matching using recognizable shapes and colors.
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Sort and Stack Shapes

Count, sort and stack chunky rubberwood shapes with the corresponding dowels on the birch plywood puzzle board. Introduce children to mathematical concepts, color recognition and matching using recognizable shapes and colors.

 

 

 

Nest and Stack Shapes

Encourages spatial thinking, sequencing and classification techniques using multi-sized shapes made of sturdy and smooth rubberwood. Recognizable shapes can be sorted by size and color as well as nested within the larger shapes.
Explore, Discover, Connect
Explore, Discover, Connect

 

Nest and Stack Shapes

Encourages spatial thinking, sequencing and classification techniques using multi-sized shapes made of sturdy and smooth rubberwood. Recognizable shapes can be sorted by size and color as well as nested within the larger shapes.