Colors & Shapes: Los colores y las formas (Brighter Child Flash Cards)
Brighter Child(R) Colors and Shapes/Los colores y las formas Flash Cards offer children a fun way to practice their colors and shapes in English and Spanish. The set features 54 cards that help reinforce colors, early geometry, and reading readiness skill. Full-color illustrations in English and Spanish help to engage children, and a special card also offers creative game ideas designed to reinforce learning. --The popular Brighter Child(R) Flash Cards give children a fun and easy way to practice important skills. Offering 24 titles encompassing preschool to grade 5, each title focuses on an important subject including early concepts, math, phonics, and U.S. History. Fun game ideas and learning suggestions are included to help children build proficiency and confidence. Game cards also allow children to develop thinking, decision-making, turn-taking, and social skills while playing fun games at the same time. --Select titles are also available in English-Spanish and Spanish-only versions.
By Seek Felicity - February 15, 2011
These flash cards could have been designed differently. As presented, they are somewhat limiting. If you know what you are getting and working only with young children, they may be useful.
What do you get? In the deck you receive 54 cards. These 54 cards cover 6 shapes and 9 colors. That is what your student/child will learn from the deck. The nine colors are: black, blue, green, orange, yellow, white, red, brown and purple. The six shapes are: square, oval, rectangle, triangle, circle and diamond.
To go through the cards, you will see a black diamond, black circle, black triangle, black rectangle, black oval, and black square. Each of these shapes is repeated with each of the colors.
On each card, the shape is portrayed in the color that it is demonstrating. The name of the color is also colored in. Both the Spanish and English word for the color appear on the same side of the card. So, if you have a black circle the circle will be colored... read more
Try something else!
By Margaret Ewing - September 11, 2010
These flashcards are decent quality, but they cannot be used as "flashcards" because all the information is on the front of the card. Literally! The back of the card is just a pattern, with no information for anyone to discern.
You can cover up part of the card to use it I guess, but it's very difficult to cover up the top and the bottom of the card at the same time. These are going back!
Inexpensive but Good Learning Tool
By M. Woodard - April 27, 2008
After buying many different types of flashcards for my 18 month old daughter to aid her in learning everything from shapes, colors, alphabet, numbers, first words, animals, etc., I found these to be adequate. While they are not thick like the 'My First Touch and Feel Picture Cards' (which I highly recommend), they are laminated and fairly durable (better than some other cards that I can across in my purchases). I don't regret the purchase... I felt that they were worth the money.
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