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Improve Math Skills Early with These Shape Sorter Games

It’s never too early to help children master the basics of math with simple counting games, and shape sorter games do this and more. Playing with shape sorters lets kids work on their fine motor skills, and early learners can start working on their shapes and colors as well. These games are an easy and fun way for kiddos to learn matching and early math concepts as they stack, sort and play the day away.

This shape sorter counting game is rated for children as young as 3 and comes with 48 pieces. You can also teach colors through the six colors included in this game.

This shape sorter counting game has large pieces that are easy for smaller hands to grasp, making it a good choice for toddlers and preschoolers. The wooden design gives a vintage feel, too.

This shape sorter counting game is made from sturdy wood. You’ll get 10 fish, 10 number pieces, 55 rings and 10 shape pieces as well as a magnetic fishing pole.

This shape sorter counting game comes with 76 pieces and is designed for children aged 3 and older. Children will learn about sorting and improve fine motor skills.

The shapes for this wooden shape sorter counting game includes circles, squares, diamonds, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, pentagons, octagons and more.

Expert Commentary

Shape sorting is a fun and valuable learning experience for children. Shape sorters can improve your kid’s motor skills, hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills. They encourage tactile exploration while keeping your little ones entertained for hours. Just make sure to get a shape sorter that is appropriate for your kid’s age.

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Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


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