Building Thinking Skills Beginning 1
This colorful, fun 224-page book develops critical thinking skills necessary for success in reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and standardized tests. It also teaches many academic concepts and skills taught in kindergarten and first grade.
The fun, highly-effective and engaging reasoning activities improve the vocabulary, pre-reading, pre-writing, math, logic, spatial, and auditory processing skills of preschoolers. It teaches students to use organized analysis instead of guesswork to solve problems. The book may be used as a complete critical thinking curriculum to prepare young minds for preschool academics.
Concepts include: Visual Tracking, Visual Constancy, Visual Motor Skills, Spatial Relationships, Auditory Processing, Auditory Memory, Fine Motor Skill Development, Inferential Reasoning/Prediction, Deduction, Identifying Similarities & Differences, Classifying, Identifying Sequences, Completing Analogies, Creative Problem Solving, Colors, Logical Connectives (And, Or), Lines (Straight, Curved, Straight and Curved), Open & Closed Figures, Corners, Geometric Shapes (Circle, Triangle, Rectangle, Square), Behind & In-Between, Above & Below, Measurement (Longer, Longest, Shorter, Shortest, Larger, Largest, Smaller, Smallest), Half & Whole, and Left & Right.