Learning Resources Sum Swamp Addition & Subtraction Game Math becomes an adventure with this addition and subtraction game that takes kids on a journey through Sum Swamp. They'll make their way over the crocodile shortcut and through the endless loop by adding and subtracting the numbers on the dice. Includes a game board, four swamp critter markers, two number dice and operation die. For 2-4 players.
Age: 5-7 Specification: Game board measures 12" x 17". UPC: 765023012132 CShopper ID: LER5052
The Good Toy Guide (UK), Highly Recommended (1998) - UK
National Parenting Publication Awards (NAPPA) Honors Award (1998)
Parent's Choice Honor Award (1998)
Right Start Magazine (UK) 's Best Toy Awards: Games Category (1999) - UK
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal, Best Toy Award (1999)
Kids Out Good Toy Guide Award (UK), Highly Recommended (1999) - UK
Special Needs Applications - Key Features and Benefits
Game is short from start to end so that children with attention difficulties can finish and gain a sense of accomplishment and self-esteem.
Supports simple math equations.
Children who do not yet have to cognitive skills to add and subtract with all 3 numbered dice can work with just one, then progress to using all 3
The game flow and the board illustrations provide opportunities for storytelling throughout the game encouraging conversation and imagination.
The illustrations support the development of conversation etiquette. Each player in turn adds a bit to the story.
The game board provides a defined play space that helps children to maintain focus.
The Little Critter game pieces are skid-resistant. The rubber keeps the piece in the desired space on the game board until it is moved deliberately.
The box can serve as a confined space to roll the dice so they do not roll out of the reach of children who may not be physically able to retrieve them.
Each Little Critter game piece has a unique texture, aiding in tactile discrimination and correct critter movement during game play.
The game route on the board is very light color that significantly contrasts with the background important to a visually impaired child.
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