Learning Resources Avalanche Fruit Stand

R 449.00

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Description

Are you steady enough to work at this fun fruit stand? Spin the wheel, then use the jumbo tweezers to pick or place fruit. Watch out! Don’t start an avalanche!

  • Help children develop fine motor skills, especially the all-important pincer grasp that prepares children for handwriting
  • Perfect for teachers, specialists and occupational therapists.
  • Contents: 40 Fruit counters, 2 Jumbo tweezers, Spinner, and adjustable cardboard stand
  • Encourages colour recognition and vocabulary.
  • Develops number recognition and counting.
  • For 1 – 4 players.
  • Ages 3+
  • Warning: Choking Hazard – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
  • Box size: 25.2 x 25.2 x 5.5cm

How to play:

  • Spin the Spinner
  • Use the tweezers to carefully pick a matching fruit off the fruit stand
  • Watch out! Don’t start an avalanche!
  • Be the first player to collect 1 of each fruit to win!

Skill Development:

  •  Fine Motor- Tweezers guide proper finger placement to practice pincer grasp and engage hand muscle strength needed for daily living activities like brushing teeth or using a pencil.
  •  Fine Motor- Eye-hand coordination and depth perception are engaged while precision and control are promoted to pluck or place fruits on the stand.
  •  Social & Behavioral- Encourages play opportunities with peers through turn taking, patience and cooperative play.
  •  Basic Concepts- Reinforces vocabulary, colour recognition and identification, counting practice and organization. Hands-on play helps build a concrete foundation of skills through exploration, imagination, and fun.