Thursday, October 6, 2011

Caterpillar's MathHouse Review and Giveaway

Another item that arrived in the midst of our redoing the flooring in our second floor is Carlito C. Caterpillar's MathHouse Games.

I wish I had found this product sooner.

This is a brilliant flip-chart of 20 math games ($23.95) that you can do at home (or at school) with your child (or students) to build foundations for addition, subtraction, less than, more than, multiplication, and division.

I wish I had found this product sooner.

The activities are real-life, hands-on, sensory-rich.

I wish I had found this product sooner.

Carlito C Caterpillar MathHouse Games does developmentally what we at my house need to go back and get, what I have tried so hard to give my girl (if you're familiar w/ my blog, you'll know she has autism and developmental delays) - a way to give her opportunities to experience the concept so that the symbols will make sense to her.

I wish I had found this product sooner.

The age-range is pre-school to early elementary, and I strongly urge parents of older children who are developmentally delayed to consider this product.

We use items from our house with a few printables from the web site - the games are really easy to set up and adapt.

Did I mention I wish I had found this product sooner?

I have one to give away - just comment on this blog before midnight of October 13th, 2011 to enter.

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Cristi said...

I'd love to win a Caterpillar MathHouse set to use with my kindergartener.

Lynise Paisien said...

Thanks for sharing, Penny. My daughter, with autism and DD, has the biggest problems with math. This looks like a great resource!

Lindsey S said...

Me! Me! This sounds like a great way to communicate the ideas to my newly-diagnosed 4 yr old.

Donna said...

I like this! It looks like something I could use with my typically developing 5 year old daughter as well as my 8 year old son with Autism. Best way to sneak in learning is when they don't know they're learning!

Kenzie said...

I would love to win the math game. I have a daughter with Down syndrome and I am always looking for items that would make learning for her easier.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a great program! Would love to win it to use with my sons.

Amanda said...

This is weird (awesome!) timing. I just spent 2h last night researching math curric/resources for my 7yo ds (ASD, CAPD, occular motor disorder). In grade one, but at early JK level for math.... Thanks for sharing!

The Last Six Brain Cells said...

Would DEF love to win this Caterpillar MathHouse. My 11 yo dd has LOTS of math anxiety and this looks like it could help. Thanks!! Gigi

The Last Six Brain Cells said...

Forgot to mention my 11 yo dd is on the spectrum too! Thanks, Gigi

iamallus said...

I wish one for my spectrum kid

iamallus said...

I would be happy to get this for my son who has ASD

Anonymous said...

Oh, so great I think I will have to check this out! My 8 year old whome I am home schooling is STRUGGLING with 1st grade math, single digit addition, etc. yikes, this would be great since it is software! I would love to win. Great post!!!! Thank you. Tracy Oh also I don't know what the "identity" means when commenting, new to this whole blog thing.

Jennifer Lane said...

I would love to wind this for my 5 year old Son. He has autism. Thanks for doing this!


Hi Penny, Thanks for sharing. This looks really interesting resource.

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