TAKE-IT-TO-YOUR-SEAT Review

Well you may or may not recall that several weeks ago I found some new resource books called ‘Take it to your seat’ by www.evan-moor.com.  I was looking for some HANDS-ON rsources for Braylee for Phonics in particular.  Well I was so impressed (they arrived about 1 week later via USPS) that I ordered more – 4 more, on Writing, Maths, Literacy & more Phonics and as a bonus they had been reduced from $21 to just $14 – absolutely great value for money.  The postage to Australia was US$30 so ended up each activity cost me about $1.50 with 12-15 activities in each book.

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Maitlyn  followed doing patterns & sequencing then copied them onto her sheet.

I spent a whole afternoon/evening getting them cut out and making Learning centres for 3 of them but it was well worth the effort.  Almost everyday, the girls grab one, two or three from the box, depending on their concentration at the time, and complete them.

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Braylee using 5c & 10c pieces on the purses, played a game of shop buying what she wanted by finding the matching amount in the purse.

I would thoroughly recommend these Learning centres to anyone, espcially those whose child needs more hands-on type activites. The self-check feature (with answers/symbols onthe reverse side is great when you can’t be there every minute helping them. The whole book comes with serated tear-out pages, you just make as many copies of the worksheets as you need. I’ll be buying more of these. See the Vita-Britz box Learning Centre I made and more here: https://homeschoollearningforlife.wordpress.com/supplies-resources/ Hmmmm……. might get the Science one next.  I can always supplement it with some excursions and experiments.

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~ by homeschoollearningforlife on March 23, 2008.

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