Made from soft silicone these realistic SiliShapes linking people consist of 6 families with 6 family members.
Made from different transparent colours with realistic features that can be linked by their hands. Characters include Grandad & Grandma, Mum & Dad and Girl & Boy.
These linking people support the EYFS & KS1 National Curriculum and are an excellent resource for storytelling, developing language, mathematical sorting, pattern-making and for their attributes (larger/smaller, taller/shorter, older/ younger). They can be used to help children understand life cycles as well as on a light box to see colour mixing or the effect when reflected in a mirror. They are good to help children develop fine motor skills and in small world play. They are strong and easily cleaned after each use in soapy water or even in a dishwasher without harm. The set comes with an information sheet of ideas for use across the curriculum.
2014 PPS Gold Award Winner (Teacher Resources, Equipment & Tools category)
What the PPS Award testers said: “After two years of having this product prior to testing, children still find it enjoyable. It encourages conversation about family, friends and people. It is surprisingly durable for plastic and easy to clean. It is versatile and the multi-usage can be spread over all seven ELGs. The bright appealing colours are great for catching the children’s attention and the storage box is great too. All in all a brilliant learning toy.”
Specification: Largest character 100mm. Suitable from 3 years.
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