"Vocabulary knowledge is knowledge; the knowledge of a word not only implies a definition, but also implies how that word fits into the world." --Steven A. Stahl, Teaching Word Meanings (2005)
Help your child explore words in multiple contexts so that she can build a deeper understanding of word meanings.

Small animals can be found in many places! Where Are These Small Animals? uses small animals to teach your child about Positional and Directional language. You can also take the opportunity to talk about how these small animals are Same and Different.


What will Your child learn?
Language Development
  • Receptive Language
  • Vocabulary Knowledge
  • Appreciation and Knowledge of Books and Stories
  • Awareness of Print and Illustrations
Physical Development
  • Not developed during this play
Cognitive Development
  • Scientific Knowledge
  • Scientific Observation
  • Knowledge of Common Objects
  • Exploring Positional and Directional Play
  • Exploring Shapes and Sizes
What did your child learn?
Social Emotional Development
  • Not developed during this play
Language Development
  • Receptive Language
  • Vocabulary Knowledge
  • Appreciation and Knowledge of Books and Stories
  • Awareness of Print and Illustrations
Physical Development
  • Not developed during this play
Cognitive Development
  • Scientific Knowledge
  • Scientific Observation
  • Knowledge of Common Objects
  • Exploring Positional and Directional Play
  • Exploring Shapes and Sizes


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