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General Manipulatives and Boards (Magnetic and/or Velcro)

Included in this section are tools related to general manipulatives and boards.  Items include textured sorting circles and shapes, tactile diagramming kit, All-in-One board, magnetic manipulatives.

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  • Textured Sorting Circles and Shapes http://www.aph.org  1-08834-00
    • Textured Sorting Circles and Shapes is an assortment of magnetic shapes and sorting circles.
    • The assorted shapes (circles, squares, triangles, and stars) are provided in a variety of textures (smooth, rough, and bumpy), sizes (large, medium, and small), and colors (red, yellow, and blue). The accompanying sorting circles are also provided in a variety of colors and textures, and can be used to create Venn diagrams.
    • All textured shapes and sorting circles have a magnetic backing and are ready for use on a metal surface (e.g., APH’s All-In-One Board, SOLD SEPARATELY). They can also be used with a hook/loop material board - Hook material dots are provided and can be applied to the magnetic side of the shapes and sorting circles.
    • This kit is intended to facilitate a variety of matching, counting, patterning, sorting, and graphing activities such as:
      • Identify pieces by shape, texture, size, or color
      • Match/sort pieces by shape, texture, size, or color
      • Sequence pieces by size (i.e., small, medium, large)
      • Identify, repeat, extend, or create patterns
      • Organize, classify, represent, and interpret data using Venn diagrams

                               textured sorting circles and shapes

  • Picture Maker Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit http://www.aph.org  1-08838-00
    • This fun, colorful kit can be used for numerous educational and recreational activities! Use optional products for more possibilities.
    • Includes a felt covered board measuring 20 3/4 x 13 inches, and a wide variety of colorful VELCRO® brand-backed pieces that attach to the board in an infinite number of patterns. Features over 100 pieces in many shapes, sizes, textures, and colors. Extra VELCRO® brand hook material provided to create additional tactile pieces.
    • Example Activities
      • Mapping: streets, homes, offices, etc.
      • Charting: flow charts of organizations, family trees, processes, etc.
      • Basic concepts: shapes, numbers, geometry, etc.
      • Art: provides a wonderful palette of shapes, textures, and colors to create your personal masterpiece

                      Picture Maker Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit

  • All-In-One Board http://www.aph.org  1-08836-00  
    • This multi-platform, easily-adjustable board from APH can be used in a variety of learning activities.
    • Use the All-In-One Board in combination with either hook VELCRO® brand accessories or magnetic pieces (homemade, obtained from APH, or purchased commercially), as well as with dry erase markers. Board can be positioned at a variety of angles, from nearly flat to fully upright. Target populations include young children, students, and adults with visual impairments, as well as parents and teachers working with these populations. Intended for classroom use with students of all ages.
    • Includes
      • All-In-One Board
      • Starter package of dry erase markers
      • Product information sheet and cleaning/care instructions in both print and braille
      • Protective storage/carrying case
    • Surface of board measures 23.56 x 14 inches.

                      all in one board felt side    all in one board magnetic dry erase side

  • All-In-One Board: Student Model  http://www.aph.org  1-08833-00

    • A noticeably smaller version of APH's popular All-In-One Board!
    • Sometimes called the smAll-In-One Board, this handy, smaller multi-platform adjustable board can be used in combination with either VELCRO® brand hook material accessories or magnetic pieces (homemade, obtained from APH, or purchased commercially), as well as with dry erase markers to facilitate a variety of learning activities. This smaller size accommodates portability and desktop use by an individual student with visual impairment or blindness.
    • Includes
      • All-In-One Board: Student Model
      • Starter package of dry erase markers
      • Product information sheet and cleaning/care instructions in both print and braille
      • Protective storage/carrying case
    • Surface of board measures 13.5 x 10.75 inches.

                 all in one board student size

  • Magnetic Manipulatives which are available at http://www.eaieducation.com
    • square tiles
    • two-color counters
    • pattern blocks
    • base ten (blue)
    • fraction circles
    • fraction squares
    • fraction tiles
    • attribute blocks
    • tangrams
    • algebra tiles

               magnetic manipulatives

 

 

 

 

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