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Inchimals by Fat Brain Toys
Inchimals by Fat Brain Toys

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Ages: 3+
Grade Levels: Toddler-K

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Product Code: 391-404

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The Language of Math
Teach your preschooler the language of math with Inchimals by Fat Brain Toys! This set of twelve whimsical wooden rods is taking the home education market by storm. From the one-inch ladybug cube to the twelve-inch giraffe rod, Inchimals are all you'll need to introduce your young child to math.

Introduce Math Vocabulary
Begin by having your preschooler sequence the Inchimals blocks from the shortest to the longest and introduce math vocabulary related to measurement. Because of its precise inch segments, Inchimals can also be used to guess and measure common items around the house. How tall is the glass? It is as tall as a tiger, or six inches tall. How long is a carrot? It is as long as a rabbit, or four inches long. Or build a corral for those Lego® horses and chat about perimeter.

Familiarize with Addition and Subtraction
Next, use the Inchimals to build a tower or form a train while you familiarize your child with addition and subtraction. He will quickly grasp that one frog (length) plus one monkey (length) equals one elephant (length). Or one ostrich (length) minus one mouse (length) equals one bear (length). See how easy it is?

Spiral-bound, Wipe-off Puzzle Book
To make it even easier, Inchimals comes with 100 write-on/wipe-off math puzzles in a spiral-bound book that explore counting, number value and recognition, addition, subtraction, equivalent sums, and multiple numbers. The colorful activities in the Inchimals book are designed to increase in difficulty, so your child will be challenged but not overwhelmed as he progresses through the book.

Best Hands-on Program We've Seen for Young Children
Thoughtfully designed with matching numerals and dot equivalents on opposite ends of each block, Inchimals is the best hands-on program we have seen for teaching math to young children. For children from three to eight years of age.

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  • Twelve wooden Inchimals blocks
  • Dry-erase marker
  • 100 puzzles in a spiral-bound, erasable book

  • More Ways to Explore with Inchimals...
  • Sequence the Inchimals blocks from the shortest to the longest.
  • Practice counting and learn about numbers as you explore the individual segments, numbers, and dots on each Inchimals block
  • Learn addition and subtraction concepts!
  • Discuss the animals pictured on the Inchimals blocks and their relative heights/lengths
  • Use Inchimals as puppets to invite creative thinking, dialogue, and dramatic play
  • Stand the Inchimals blocks side by side or stack them neatly on top of one another to promote fine motor control
  • Introduce vocabulary related to measurement (shorter, taller, longer, height, length, distance, perimeter)
  • Designed to be used at home, in the classroom, or on the go!

  • Manufacturer's Information
    Manufacturer: Fat Brain Toys
    Faith-Based: No
    Made In: China
    Mfg Item #: FA038-1
    Recommended Age: 3+

    Awards and Endorsements:
    2011 Teachers’ Choice Award Winner - Learning® Magazine
    2011 Creative Child - Kids' Product of the Year Award
    2010 NAPPA (National Parenting Publications Award) Honors Award
    2010 Exceptional Toy Review & Gift Guide Selection

    CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3yrs.

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    Inchimals January 18, 2017
    Reviewer: Ashley, crafter, age 5 from the Cayman Islands  
    I like to play with this. I like writing my numbers in the book, and I also like building on my own with the animals.

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    Inchimals by Fat Brain Toys January 16, 2017
    Reviewer: Delaney Ishler, who loves doughnuts, age 6 from Ohio  
    You get a chart to help you.  Every animal block has a number.  You can count it or you can look at the bottom to see what it is.  You put two blocks together to minus or plus and get the answer.  For example, the snake is worth 8 and the mouse is worth 3.  When you put them next to each other you can count the lines for the difference... Snake minus mouse leaves you with 4 lines showing so the answer is 4.  It was fun to play with the little animals, you could stack them, make them into letters, pretend with them.  You can measure with these.

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    The favorite math manipulative! September 15, 2016
    Reviewer: Lori Harris from Sierra Vista, AZ United States  
    My son loved Inchimals!  They were his first choice when choosing his tasks.  The blocks are perfect size for little hands- and durable enough that one year old sibling was able to play as we worked.  Some of the problems required adult assistance to help him think aloud, but he was able to complete each card.  At first he was reluctant to draw the animal of his answer, but eventually that became a much loved part of the process as well.  I will definitely be using Inchimals with my younger child when the time comes.

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    4 year olds loved this September 12, 2016
    Reviewer: Anya Wimberly from San Antonio, TX United States  
    These are awesome. My 4yo girls loved these. They could work independently and it gets progressively more difficult.

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    Best Math tool ever January 13, 2016
    Reviewer: Linda  
    My son loves these. They are his favorite math item. The problems get progressively harder as you work through the little spiral workbook. The pen that is comes with us pretty much useless so definitely have some dry erase markers on hand.

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