The toy box contains a beautifully designed set of toys and games with clear learning outcomes that are achieved through Activity Based Learning (ABL) for children in the age group of 5 to 6 years (Level 3). Concrete learning happens in incremental steps through these activity-based and game-based tasks. The box contains 24 toys and 4 accessories and a detailed instruction manual. Children can play 89 different games with the toys in the box engaging them for more than 6 months at a stretch.
With such an exhaustive list of games / activities, children are engaged for long periods of time thus effortlessly meeting learning objectives. The toy box also makes it easier for parents to get children away from gadgets as they are engaged in productive play. The games are designed as single-player and multi-player providing opportunities for self learning as well as interactive play.
The games and activities cover skill sets in the following learning areas:
- Logical Reasoning
- Using geometric shapes for construction
- Learning & Understanding Animal Classification
- Identifying States of India
- Place Value – Understanding units, tens and hundreds
- Number Sequencing 1 to 1000
- Simple Addition
- 2 Digit Addition with carryover
- Multiplication tables 1 to 10
- Single Digit Subtraction
- Reading & forming words with phonograms
- Recognizing nouns, verbs and adjectives
- Forming simple sentences
- Enrichment of vocabulary
The procedures of the games are documented in the instruction manuals. The procedures are also explained through Youtube videos the link for which is given in the instruction manual. Parent assistance may be required in a few of the games. Once you explain the rules of the games, the children can continue to play and learn on their own.
Here is the introduction video: https://youtu.be/2h-1PU_7zCU